Laugh all you want at the title, premise, and… other aspects of Netflix’s new “Are they kidding? Does it matter?” black-ops Catholic Buffy-a-like — believe it or not, Warrior Nun is not the first time TV producers have bet big on a superheroine in a habit. The first and most famous attempt helped launch the career of one of Hollywood’s most beloved Academy Award-winning actresses… in one of the strangest series ever to air, The Flying Nun.

This is The Big Picture with Bob Chipman, talking about The Flying Nun, the kind-of-but-not-really precursor to the Warrior Nun.

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Bob Chipman
Bob Chipman is a critic and author.

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