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The Flying Nun
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Genre Sitcom
Created by Max Wylie
Harry Ackerman
Based on The Fifteenth Pelican
by Tere Rios
Developed by Bernard Slade
Starring Sally Field
Madeleine Sherwood
Marge Redmond
Shelley Morrison
Alejandro Rey
Linda Dangcil
Vito Scotti
Theme music composer Dominic Frontiere
Opening theme "Who Needs Wings to Fly?"
Composer(s) Dominic Frontiere
Warren Barker
Gerald Fried
Harry Geller
Hugo Montenegro
Will Schaefer
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 82 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Harry Ackerman
Producer(s) Jon Epstein
Ed Jurist
William Sackheim
Running time 25 minutes
Production company(s) Screen Gems
Distributor Screen Gems (1967-1974)
Columbia Pictures Television (1974–1984)
Colex Enterprises (1984-1986)
Sony Pictures Television (2002–present)
Release
Original network ABC
Audio format Monaural
Original release September 7, 1967 (1967-09-07) – April 3, 1970 (1970-04-03)

The Flying Nun is an American sitcom produced by Screen Gems for ABC based on the 1965 book The Fifteenth Pelican, written by Tere Rios. It starred Sally Field as Sister Bertrille. The series originally ran on ABC from September 7, 1967, to April 3, 1970, producing 82 episodes, including a one-hour pilot episode.

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