Call to Glory (1985): S01E19 – Fathers and Sons


Call to Glory is an American drama which was aired for 22 episodes during the 1984-1985 TV season on the ABC network.

The show focuses on US Air Force pilot Colonel Raynor Sarnac (Craig T. Nelson) and his family, living near Edwards Air Force Base, where Sarnac was stationed during the early 1960s.


The SR-71 Blackbird arrives at Edwards AFB, and Raynor is the test pilot. His father, Carl, has resumed stunt flying in his biplane, and Raynor doesn’t approve, but Raynor does not know that Carl does not have long to live. Carl finally tells Raynor that he is dying from leukaemia, and they have some frank discussions about life and death. Meanwhile, an old boyfriend of Jackie’s turns up, and Raynor and Vanessa do not approve.

Call to Glory Series

You can find a full index and overview of Call to Glory here.

Production & Filming Detail

  • Release Date: 29 January 1985.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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