Teen Angel (1989 TV series)
|Genre||Fantasy serial drama|
|Created by||The Walt Disney Company|
|Written by||Kris Young|
|Directed by||Max Reid|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Running time||45–48 minutes|
|Production company(s)||The Disney Channel|
|Distributor||Buena Vista Television|
|Original release||April 24– May 22, 1989|
|Followed by||Teen Angel Returns|
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
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. Theme for both series was from the recording by Mark Dinning.
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