The Flying Nun (1967–1970)
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A Fish Story 

Needing a fish for a special meal, Sisters Bertrille and Sixto go to Sister Sixto's Uncle Gus Mendoza, who she considers the most expert fisherman in San Juan. However Uncle Gus has been a ... See full summary »

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Richard Kinon

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John McGreevey, Tere Rios (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Episode cast overview:
Sally Field ... Sister Bertrille
Marge Redmond ... Sister Jacqueline
Madeleine Sherwood ... Reverend Mother Superior Placido
Shelley Morrison ... Sister Sixto
Michael Fox ... Ogden
Ruben Moreno Ruben Moreno ... Pete
Nick Cravat ... Gil
David Hurst ... Gus Mendoza - Sister Sixto's Uncle
Norma Crane ... Lily Romano
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Needing a fish for a special meal, Sisters Bertrille and Sixto go to Sister Sixto's Uncle Gus Mendoza, who she considers the most expert fisherman in San Juan. However Uncle Gus has been a little low on his fishing luck, and secretly grabs a fish for the sisters from Lily's Fish Shack, owned by Lily Romano. Apparently, Uncle Gus' luck is due to the the larger fishing companies, who have modern technology, such as sonar and helicopters, to locate schools of fish before someone like Gus can get to them. Gus has been financially supported by his family as well as Lily. But Lily is facing problems of her own as her shop is behind on payments and the bank is threatening to foreclose. To solve everyone's problems, Sisters Sixto and Jacqueline suggest that Sister Bertrille be Gus' overhead fish spotter. They figure she can get away with doing so if she flies between Gus and the sun since Gus is near sighted, so wouldn't be able to tell that it's her flying overhead. She does so. It works, ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy

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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1968 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Uncle Gus
26 July 2018 | by JordanThomasHallSee all my reviews

Reverend Mother Placido is having an important dinner for the visiting directors of the convent's order. Unfortunately, cats devour their fish. Sister Sixto goes to her Uncle Gus (David Hurst), but the supposed great fisherman buys one for her at Lily's Fish Shack. When she discovers the tag Sister Sixto is upset that her uncle isn't the great fisherman she thought he was. It seems he can't compete with the new-age fisherman who use sonar to spot fish. Sister Sixto feels his last chance is to have Sister Bertrille could fly overhead and spot the fish for the nearsighted man. Meanwhile the creditors are pressuring Lily (Norma Crane, "Fiddler on the Roof") who is given a two-week extension. She in turn pressures Gus and the two seem to have romantic undercurrents. Sister Bertrille directs Gus for a week to fish and now he is overconfident. Reverend Mother Placido puts a stop to it and Gus is back in a tough spot. She suggests he makes a change to his lifestyle to make ends meet. Conflict ensues when Lily's two weeks are up.

Shaky plot that can't decide if it wants to be dramatic or comedic.


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