Random - Inept angel (Jimmy Brogan) who, in order to earn
his wings, was assigned to a Chicago woman and her newly adopted family of
nieces and nephews after they lost their parents in a plane crash on the sitcom
OUT OF THE BLUE/ABC/1979.
Random with the Richards Family
Random's charges included Dixie Carter as Aunt Marion; Clark Brandon as Chris
Richards, 16; Olivia Brash as Laura Richards, 13; Tammy Lauren as Stacey
Richards, 10; Jason Keller as Jason Richards, 8; Shane Keller as Shane Richards,
Posing as a high school teacher, Random lived in the Richard's home as
rent-paying boarder and used his magical powers to teach the kids lessons on
life. The kids, in turn, kept Random's real identify a secret from their aunt
and Gladys the black housekeeper (Hannah Dan).
Random reported his progress to a
heavenly supervisor named Boss Angel (Eileen Heckart).
TRIVIA NOTE: Mork of Ork (Robin Williams) is an old friend of Random the
Angel. Apparently, the planet Ork is located near heaven. In a crossover from
the series MORK & MINDY, Mork visits Random on the show's first episode "Random's
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