Diahann Carroll guest starred in this 1995 episode of the popular TV series, Touched By An Angel. For those unfamiliar with the series, it's about two angels (played by Roma Downey and Della Reese) sent to Earth to help people in need. The following is taken from the official episode guide:
Written by: Glenn Berenbeim
Directed by: Tim Van Patten
High-powered TV reporter DEBRA WILLIS (Vanessa Bell Calloway) hits a teenager and then leaves the scene of the accident. Her old buddy LEO (John Spencer), a veteran detective, takes on the case and Debra, still covering up, ends up reporting on her own crime. Debra has always used the tag line, "As my mother always says..." but we find out that in real life her mom GRACE (Diahann Carroll) is an icy cold perfectionist whose daughter was never good enough. Debra had attempted suicide as a teenager; now she tries again but is stopped by Monica, who reveals herself as an angel and shows Debra that she has the right to be less than perfect; God will still love her. Debra comes clean and retains the love and support of her boyfriend GEORGE. (Picture above taken from touch.com)
Available on DVD.
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