About the TV Show
Call to Glory
First Air Date: August 13, 1984
|First Aired on||:||1984|
|Genres||:||Action & Adventure,Drama|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||24 episodes in 1 Seasons|
Call to Glory is an American television series that aired 23 episodes during the 1984-1985 TV season on the ABC-TV network. The show focused on USAF pilot Colonel Raynor Sarnac and his family, living near Edwards Air Force Base during the early 1960s. Heavily promoted during ABC's broadcast of the 1984 Summer Olympics, the pilot episode aired August 13, 1984. The first episode related to the U-2 flights over Cuba during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. During its production run, the show came to focus more on the loneliness experienced by wife Vanessa Sarnac while stationed on base and what she and the family would do to spend time in productive pursuits while enduring the Antelope Valley's then more noticeable isolation from civilization. The series was an early appearance of in the career of actor Elisabeth Shue, who starred as the Sarnacs' daughter.