Call To Glory
Revision date: February 2, 1992
Show type: Drama Original run of show: episodes 1-19 - August 13, 1984 to February 12, 1985 on ABC episode 20 - June 30, 1985 on ABC episodes 21-22 - syndicated
Episodes are in original broadcast order. Synopses come from the A&E Program Guide.
Craig T. Nelson Col. Raynor Sarnac Cindy Pickett Vanessa Sarnac Elisabeth Shue Jackie Sarnac David Hollander Wesley Sarnac Gabriel Damon RH Sarnac Thomas O'Brien Patrick Thomas David Lain Baker Airman Tom Bonelli Keenan Wynn Carl Sarnac J.D. Cannon General Hampton Priscilla Pointer Lillie
1. Air Force [2 hour pilot] - During the darkest days of the Cuban missle crisis, Raynor is ordered to fly over Cuba to obtain proof that the Russians are installing nuclear warheads. 2. The Move - The entire Sarnac family is thrown into turmoil when Raynor receives a lucrative job offer in the private sector. 3. Blackbird - Raynor faces one of his toughest missions as he tries to prevent a bitter ex-pilot from exposing the details of a top secret mission. 4. Paper Tiger - A dangerous top-secret mission takes Raynor over Red China to see if the Chinese have developed an Atomic Bomb. 5. A Nation Divided - The violence spawned by the Civil Rights Movement hits home when Wesley and a black friend are beaten by teenage racists. 6. Go/No Go - On a mission into the heart of Saigon, Raynor bears personal witness to the horrifying brutality of the government. 7. Call It Courage - Raynor's involvement in a bitter political controversy could cost him a valued friendship...and ruin his military career. 8. A Wind From the East - Forced to bail out of a crippled plane, Raynor and a Japanese Air Force officer struggle to survive in a dangerous wilderness. 9. A Moment In the Sun - Raynor is torn between duty and friendship when an Air Force buddy suddenly develops a crippling fear of flying. 10. Cover Story - While testing a new flight system, Sarnec is hounded by an investigative reporter probing for revelations about defense spending. 11. Realities - Raynor and Vanessa are so involved in their friends' marital problems, they don't notice Carl is facing a crisis of his own. 12. The Wake - Tension mounts in the Sarnac household as Raynor prepares for a mission that has already claimed the life of one of his best test pilots. 13. Medals All of Brass - Raynor is forced to face the harsh truth that an old friend is really a spy for the KGB. 14. A Wind of Change - A flight over Vietnam turns into a journey of terror when Raynor is shot down and captured by the North Vietnamese. 15. Give Unto Caesar - Stiff penalties await a pilot who disobeys orders and brings a Russian defector back to America. 16. Moonchild - The news that a child is on the way puts a wedge in the Sarnac's marriage as they both try to cope with feelings of doubt and guilt. 17. Image - The Sarnac family faces an uncertain future when Venessa decides she needs a break from her husband and children. 18. Fathers and Sons - Raynor finds himself on an emotional roller coaster when he discovers the truth about Carl's illness...and about his daughter's relationship with a new boyfriend. 19. Just In Time - While on special assignment in Vietnam, Raynor launches a dangerous rescue mission to save a Vietnamese boy he wants to adopt. 20. Call To Glory: JFK [movie] - Raynor and his family face difficult personal challenges in the days leading to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. 21. Fathers and Daughters - Jackie longs to follow in her father's footsteps and become an Air Force pilot. 22. The End, The Beginning - Raynor's release from captivity and his homecoming celebration are postponed.