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The Best Episodes of Highway To Heaven

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Probationary angel Jonathan Smith teams up with retired policeman Mark Gordon to help troubled people on Earth. The best episodes of Highway to Heaven often feature heartwarming stories of people making connections. Some good episodes of Highway to Heaven address social and emotional issues with thoughtfulness and heart.

What are the best episodes of Highway to Heaven? “We Have Forever” is a fan favorite. It finds Jonathon dealing with the death of his wife and figuring out what that means for his future. “Wally” is also a compelling episode of Highway to Heaven.

“The Smile in the Third Row” is another good episode from Highway to Heaven as is “A Song for Jason” which Jonathan and Mark helping a pair of cancer patient.

Do you have a favorite Highway to Heaven episode? Give the best episodes a vote up and vote down any episodes you may not have liked.

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    We Have Forever (1)

    Jonathon gets a 'feeling' while he and Mark are driving towards their next job. He goes to the hospital to find his wife is near death and was calling for him. After she passes away Jonathon believes that he will no longer be working for the 'boss' and will go to be with his wife. To the answer of lightning and thunder he finds out otherwise and becomes enraged. He is then stripped of his 'stuff' and has to live as a mere mortal. While at the beach one night he sees a young woman who he thinks is the spirit of his wife. As he runs to her he sees a beautiful young woman who walks into the ocean attempting to kill herself. Jonathon saves her and the 2 forge a friendship... To Be...
    • Original Airing: Feb 10 1988
    • Season: Highway to Heaven - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 17
    • Series: Highway to Heaven
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    Jonathan and Mark tag along with an elderly street puppeteer who's also an angel - but doesn't know it....  more
    • Original Airing: Jan 14 1987
    • Season: Highway to Heaven - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 15
    • Series: Highway to Heaven
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    We Have Forever (2)

    Jonathan is still angry with God for not letting him go heaven to see Jane one last time. Jonathan becomes human after being dead for 40 years. Jennifer has fallen in love with Jonathan and now must help him understand that he will always have Jane in his heart regardless of the job he chooses. Jennifer suddenly finds a letter from Jane and as a way of saying goodbye to him he understands that until his job is finished they will always have forever....
    • Original Airing: Feb 17 1988
    • Season: Highway to Heaven - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 18
    • Series: Highway to Heaven
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    Thoroughbreds (1)

    Jonathan and Mark reunite Lizzy MacGill Garth Armstrong (they haven't seen each other since they were kids) Garth is set to marry Elaine who he doesn't like very much because his father wants him to marry someone rich. Lizzy and Garth compete together in a horse competition and find out who is the best horse rider but they also find that they love each other. Garth to finds his daughter's wishes by asking Lizzy to marry him. Only to encounter some trouble ahead....
    • Original Airing: May 01 1985
    • Season: Highway to Heaven - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 24
    • Series: Highway to Heaven
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