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Un passo dal cielo
Created byEnrico Oldoini
StarringTerence Hill (s. 1-3)
Daniele Liotti (s. 4-present)
Francesco Salvi (s. 1-4)
Enrico Ianniello
Gaia Bermani Amaral (s. 1-2)
Katia Ricciarelli (s. 1-3)
Gabriele Rossi (s. 1-3)
Gianmarco Pozzoli
Claudia Gaffuri (s. 1-3)
Caterina Shulha (s. 2-4)
Rocío Muñoz Morales (s. 3-present)
Tommaso Ramenghi (s. 3-4)
Alice Bellagamba (s. 2)
Miriam Leone (s. 3)
Giusy Buscemi (s. 3)
Pilar Fogliati (s. 4-present)
Fedez (s. 4)
ComposersPino Donaggio
Andrea Guerra
Country of originItaly
Original languageItalian
No. of seasons6
No. of episodes80
ProducerLuca Bernabei
Running time50-55 minutes (2011-2017)
100 minutes (2019-)
Production companiesLux Vide
Rai Fiction
Original networkRai 1
Picture format16:9
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseApril 10, 2011 (2011-04-10) –

Un passo dal cielo (One step from heaven) is an Italian television series, aired in Italy on Rai 1 and Rai HD, starring Terence Hill as commander of the State Forestry Corps in the Italian village of San Candido and Enrico Ianniello as the local State Police commissioner. Starting from the fourth season Hill was replaced by Daniele Liotti. It was the first television series produced and aired in HD on Rai HD.


Season Episodes Premiere Finale
1 12 April 10, 2011 May 17, 2011
2 14 October 14, 2012 November 29, 2012
3 18 January 8, 2015 March 16, 2015
4 18 January 17, 2017 March 21, 2017
5 10 September 12, 2019 November 14, 2019
6 8 April 1, 2021 May 20, 2021

Season 1 (2011)

air date
1"Lo spirito del lupo"The Spirit of the WolfEnrico OldoiniApril 10, 2011 (2011-04-10)
The head of the forestry police, Pietro, must help the newly arrived Commissioner Vincenzo Nappi to solve the murder of a girl, which seems to be the fault of a wolf. Not used with how life is in the small, mountain village of San Candido, the new commissioner is not happy to be a guest in the office of the forest, much less to share his accommodation with the veterinary Silvia Bussolati, to whom he has an instant attraction to.
2"Il fantasma del mulino"Ghost of the MillEnrico OldoiniApril 10, 2011 (2011-04-10)
In San Candido, there is an old local legend of the ghost of a child who wanders through the forest, and when a local elder with a drinking habit says he saw him, the superstitious villagers believe it is responsible for the abduction of a local child, the son of building contractors. Elsewhere, a young man called Giorgio arrives in the village with his mother, who has a complicated history with Pietro.
3"Il giorno del santo"The SaintEnrico OldoiniApril 17, 2011 (2011-04-17)
4"La prova del fuoco"Proof of FireEnrico OldoiniApril 17, 2011 (2011-04-17)
5"Il capriolo avvelenato"Pipe DreamsEnrico OldoiniApril 24, 2011 (2011-04-24)
6"Caccia al tesoro"Treasure HuntEnrico OldoiniApril 24, 2011 (2011-04-24)
7"Salvato dalle acque"Saved By the WatersEnrico OldoiniMay 2, 2011 (2011-05-02)
8"Un salto nel vuoto"A Jump for LifeEnrico OldoiniMay 2, 2011 (2011-05-02)
9"Il mostro del lago"The Lake MonsterEnrico OldoiniMay 9, 2011 (2011-05-09)
10"L'ape regina"The Queen BeeEnrico OldoiniMay 9, 2011 (2011-05-09)
11"Il volo dell'aquila"The FlightEnrico OldoiniMay 17, 2011 (2011-05-17)
12"La lacrima del gigante"The CollectorEnrico OldoiniMay 17, 2011 (2011-05-17)

Season 2 (2012)

air date
1"Facili prede"Easy PreyRiccardo DonnaOctober 14, 2012 (2012-10-14)
The two young children of the owner of a farm end up in hospital poisoned. Suspicion falls on one of the brothers of the woman, still resentful at having to give up his inheritance of the farm, which the law allocates only the eldest son. Pietro finds a girl in the woods, in a state of shock, who only speaks a little Italian and seems to have lost her memory. Pietro takes care of her and something begins to grow between the two of them. Meanwhile, Giorgio is back in San Candido, where he is eagerly welcomed by Chiara. She introduces him to her friend Miriam, who right away seems to be attracted to him. Vincenzo decides that it is time to take the plunge, and after many failed attempts, ask Silvia to marry him.
2"Il richiamo del sangue"The Strength of BloodRiccardo DonnaOctober 18, 2012 (2012-10-18)
A young girl in San Candido mysteriously disappears. It looks to be a classic case of abduction, but behind the despair of the family lies many secrets. Thanks to Huber, everyone in San Candido knows about Vincenzo's plan to propose to Silvia and wait excitedly for the good news. However, having been told by Silvia that she needs time to think about it, the policeman has only disappointing news for his friends. Meanwhile, Anya's father arrives to take his daughter's things, but he also brings important new revelations. Giorgio and Chiara have their first misunderstanding as he realizes how difficult it is to take care of a blind girl.
3"Il seme della gelosia"Seeds of the JealousyRiccardo DonnaOctober 18, 2012 (2012-10-18)
During a rave in a World War II underground bunker hidden in the woods, a man falls to his death. Giorgio, having gone to the rave with Miriam, without telling Chiara, is forced to reveal his secret in order to help the investigation. But when Chiara finds out, she doesn't take it well. Meanwhile, Vincenzo has to endure the presence of Tobias, who has no other place to stay and moves into his and Silvia's home. Vincenzo also meets a mysterious woman who seems very interested in him, while Pietro tries to track down Nikolay, the man who was posing as Anya's father.
4"L'istinto dell'uomo"Human InstinctsRiccardo DonnaOctober 25, 2012 (2012-10-25)
Just as a museum near San Candido is about to open an exhibition containing a reproduction of Otzi, the mummy of a prehistoric man found years ago in the snow of a glacier, the mummy disappears along with some artifacts. In its place, the dead body of the archaeologist who organized the event is found. The preparations for the wedding come alive as Silvia and Vincenzo chose witnesses. Huber organises the stag do, but it has an unexpected, yet comedic ending. Chiara still can't forgive Giorgio for going to the rave without saying anything, and in his frustration, finally succumbs to Miriam's advances.
5"Tra le nuvole"In the CloudsRiccardo DonnaOctober 25, 2012 (2012-10-25)
In the mountains of Val Pusteria, a deflated hot air balloon is found. The pilot, a young family man just separated from his wife, is found unconscious a few kilometers away. Pietro has not yet given up on finding out more about Anya, and decides to print flyers with her photo and information on. Tobias and Silvia must leave for a mission in the woods, alone, for six days. Vincenzo tries to hide his jealousy as best he can, but a chance conversation overheard on the radio gets him worked up. Meanwhile, Giorgio, still gnawed by guilt, continues to avoid Chiara, who begins to think that the problem is her refusal to have sex with him.
6"La leggenda del pescatore"The Legend of the FishermanRiccardo DonnaNovember 1, 2012 (2012-11-01)
During a routine speed check, Huber is shot by the driver he pulls over. That night, Pietro spots a small boat in flames on the lake. Inside is the charred body of an experienced fisherman from the area. Are the two things are connected? Stuck in hospital, Huber asks Vincenzo to look after his three daughters and their pet pig, who they consider part of the family. In the company of the children, Vincenzo and Silvia are confronted with the future of their relationship, and if having their own children will come soon. Meanwhile, after having confessed his infidelity, Giorgio tries to make things right with Chiara, but she just can't forgive him. And after finding out that Tobias has secured funding for the expedition to Alaska, an angry and upset Vincenzo tells her she must choose between the marriage and the expedition.
7"Falsa partenza"A False StartRiccardo DonnaNovember 1, 2012 (2012-11-01)
During a sky marathon, a race in the mountains, one of the participants disappears, and is then found dead at the bottom of a ravine. The boy is the son of a prominent businessman in the area. Meanwhile, after his infidelity becomes public knowledge, Giorgio's relationships with his friends become more and more tense. After Vincenzo's ultimatum to choose between their marriage and her expedition to Alaska, Silvia is undecided. For her the two things are not mutually exclusive. Huber also makes an attempt to reconnect Silvia and Vincenzo, but after Tobias presses for them to leave as soon as possible, Silvia is forced to make a decision.
8"Fuori dal mondo"Out of This WorldRiccardo DonnaNovember 8, 2012 (2012-11-08)
9"La nuova via"A New PathRiccardo DonnaNovember 8, 2012 (2012-11-08)
10"Musica silenziosa"Silent MusicSalvatore BasileNovember 15, 2012 (2012-11-15)
11"L'ombra del diavolo"An Evil ShadowSalvatore BasileNovember 15, 2012 (2012-11-15)
12"Vite sospese"Dangling LivesSalvatore BasileNovember 22, 2012 (2012-11-22)
13"La fuga"The EscapeSalvatore BasileNovember 22, 2012 (2012-11-22)
14"Io ti salverò"I'll Save YouSalvatore BasileNovember 29, 2012 (2012-11-29)

Season 3 (2015)

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1"Il figlio delle stelle"Son of the StarsMonica VulloJanuary 8, 2015 (2015-01-08)
2"Amici per la pelle"The Best of FriendsMonica VulloJanuary 15, 2015 (2015-01-15)
3"Il migliore"The BestMonica VulloJanuary 15, 2015 (2015-01-15)
4"Il predatore"The PredatorMonica VulloJanuary 22, 2015 (2015-01-22)
5"Il giusto riposo degli alberi"Rest for the TreesMonica VulloJanuary 22, 2015 (2015-01-22)
6"Caccia all'uomo"ManhuntMonica VulloJanuary 29, 2015 (2015-01-29)
7"Sepolta viva"Buried AliveMonica VulloJanuary 29, 2015 (2015-01-29)
8"Il sentiero della verità"The Path of TruthMonica VulloFebruary 5, 2015 (2015-02-05)
9"Il veleno dell'uomo"A Man's PoisonJan Maria MicheliniFebruary 5, 2015 (2015-02-05)
10"La scomparsa di Pietro"The Mystery of the San BernardJan Maria MicheliniFebruary 9, 2015 (2015-02-09)
11"Il toro"The BullJan Maria MicheliniFebruary 9, 2015 (2015-02-09)
12"Oltre il buio"Beyond the DarkJan Maria MicheliniFebruary 19, 2015 (2015-02-19)
13"Soldi sporchi"Dirty MoneyJan Maria MicheliniFebruary 19, 2015 (2015-02-19)
14"Aliloke"AlilokeJan Maria MicheliniFebruary 26, 2015 (2015-02-26)
15"Il castello di Monguelfo"The Monguelfo CastleJan Maria MicheliniFebruary 26, 2015 (2015-02-26)
16"Richiami lontani"A Call from AfarJan Maria MicheliniMarch 9, 2015 (2015-03-09)
17"La leggenda vivente"The Living LegendJan Maria MicheliniMarch 12, 2015 (2015-03-12)
18"La vera madre"His Real MotherJan Maria MicheliniMarch 16, 2015 (2015-03-16)

Season 4 (2017)

air date
1"La maschera del diavolo"The Devil's MaskJean Maria MicheliniJanuary 17, 2017 (2017-01-17)
2"Il sentiero verso casa"The Path to HomeJean Maria MicheliniJanuary 20, 2017 (2017-01-20)
3"Sfida verticale"Vertical ChallengeJean Maria MicheliniJanuary 20, 2017 (2017-01-20)
4"L'accusa"The AccusationJean Maria MicheliniJanuary 26, 2017 (2017-01-26)
5"La trappola"The TrapJean Maria MicheliniJanuary 26, 2017 (2017-01-26)
6"Il sacro fuoco"The Sacred FireJean Maria MicheliniFebruary 2, 2017 (2017-02-02)
7"Spiriti liberi"Free SpiritsJean Maria MicheliniFebruary 2, 2017 (2017-02-02)
8"Oltre l'infinito"Over InfinityJean Maria MicheliniFebruary 16, 2017 (2017-02-16)
9"La ragazza del lago"The Girl by the LakeJean Maria MicheliniFebruary 16, 2017 (2017-02-16)
10"La bella addormentata"Sleeping BeautyJean Maria MicheliniFebruary 23, 2017 (2017-02-23)
11"Preda innocente"Innocent PreyJean Maria MicheliniFebruary 23, 2017 (2017-02-23)
12"L'uomo dei lupi"The Man of the WolvesJean Maria MicheliniMarch 2, 2017 (2017-03-02)
13"Radici"RootsJean Maria MicheliniMarch 2, 2017 (2017-03-02)
14"Legami di sangue"Ties of BloodJean Maria MicheliniMarch 7, 2017 (2017-03-07)
15"Il morso del dolore"The Bite of the PainJean Maria MicheliniMarch 7, 2017 (2017-03-07)
16"La scelta"The ChoiceJean Maria MicheliniMarch 14, 2017 (2017-03-14)
17"Ferita mortale"Mortal WoundJean Maria MicheliniMarch 14, 2017 (2017-03-14)
18"Il volto del demone"The Face of the DemonJean Maria MicheliniMarch 21, 2017 (2017-03-21)

Season 5 (2019)

air date
1"Il ritorno"The ReturnJean Maria MicheliniSeptember 12, 2017 (2017-09-12)
2"Le radici del male"The Roots of EvilRaffaele AndrosiglioSeptember 19, 2019 (2019-09-19)
3"Ferite profonde"Deep WoundsRaffaele AndrosiglioSeptember 26, 2019 (2019-09-26)
4"Il gigante e il bambino"The Giant and the ChildCosimo AlemàOctober 3, 2019 (2019-10-03)
5"I figli di Deva"The Sons of DevaCosimo AlemàOctober 10, 2019 (2019-10-10)
6"Fantasmi del passato"Ghosts of the PastCosimo AlemàOctober 17, 2019 (2019-10-17)
7"Onora il padre"Honor your FatherCosimo AlemàOctober 24, 2019 (2019-10-24)
8"La fuga"The EscapeCosimo AlemàOctober 31, 2019 (2019-10-31)
9"La sorgente dell'odio"The Source of HatredCosimo AlemàNovember 7, 2019 (2019-11-07)
10"Il figlio"The SonCosimo AlemàNovember 14, 2019 (2019-11-14)

See also