Teen Angel (1989 TV series)

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Teen Angel
GenreFantasy serial drama
Created byThe Walt Disney Company
Written byKris Young
Directed byMax Reid
StarringJason Priestley
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12
Producer(s)William Shippey
Running time45–48 minutes
Production company(s)The Disney Channel
DistributorBuena Vista Television
Original releaseApril 24 (1989-04-24) –
May 22, 1989 (1989-05-22)
Followed byTeen Angel Returns
Related showsThe All-New Mickey Mouse Club

Teen Angel is an American teen fantasy serial drama series that aired on The Disney Channel. Starring Jason Priestley, the series was first broadcast on The All-New Mickey Mouse Club (MMC) on April 24, 1989, and ended its run on May 22, 1989.


Priestley stars as a 1950s teenage guardian angel named Buzz Gunderson who was killed in a car wreck in 1959. Buzz was given various assignments and tasks he was to complete in order to get into heaven.

Sequel: Teen Angel Returns[edit]

Teen Angel was followed by a sequel series, Teen Angel Returns, also starring Priestley and future Beverly Hills, 90210 co-star Jennie Garth, which aired from October 2 to October 22, 1989.[1][2] Theme for both series was from the recording by Mark Dinning. Parts of the series were filmed in Salt Lake City, Utah.[3]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Smith, David (1996). Disney A to Z : The Official Encyclopedia. Hyperion Books. p. 656. ISBN 0-7868-8149-6.
  2. ^ The Disney Channel Magazine, Vol. 7, no. 5, September/October 1989: p. 47.
  3. ^ D'Arc, James V. (2010). When Hollywood came to town: a history of moviemaking in Utah (1st ed.). Layton, Utah: Gibbs Smith. ISBN 9781423605874.

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