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Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series 1975–1979) Poster

(1975–1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Bob LaHendro ... (38 episodes, 1975-1977)
Norman Abbott ... (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bob Claver ... (20 episodes, 1977-1978)
James Komack ... (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
Bill Hobin ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Bill Davis ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bill Persky ... (1 episode, 1976)
Jay Sandrich ... (1 episode, 1976)
Gary Shimokawa ... (1 episode, 1976)
Nick Havinga ... (1 episode, 1977)
Dick King ... (1 episode, 1977)
Alan Myerson ... (1 episode, 1977)
Mel Stuart ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jeff Bleckner ... (1 episode, 1978)
Robert Hegyes ... (1 episode, 1978)
Al Schwartz ... (1 episode, 1978)

Series Writing Credits  

Gabe Kaplan ... (creator) (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Alan Sacks ... (creator) (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Michael Barrie ... (26 episodes, 1977-1978)
Peter Meyerson ... (24 episodes, 1975-1978)
Eric Cohen ... (16 episodes, 1975-1978)
George Arthur Bloom ... (12 episodes, 1977-1979)
Nick Arnold ... (11 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jewel Jaffe ... (8 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jerry Rannow ... (8 episodes, 1975-1977)
George Yanok ... (7 episodes, 1975-1977)
Earl Barret ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Rick Hawkins ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Liz Sage ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Beverly Bloomberg ... (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Gene Perret ... (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Richmond ... (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Linda Morris ... (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Vic Rauseo ... (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Neil Rosen ... (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
George Tricker ... (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Steve Clements ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Mark Evanier ... (1 episode, 1977)
Joyce Gittlin ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Dennis Palumbo ... (1 episode, 1977)
Paul Mason ... (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Garry Ferrier ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Aubrey Tadman ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Marilyn Suzanne Miller ... (1 episode, 1975)
Rick Mittleman ... (1 episode, 1975)
William Raynor ... (1 episode, 1975)
Jerry Ross ... (1 episode, 1975)
Mike Weinberger ... (1 episode, 1975)
Myles Wilder ... (1 episode, 1975)
Tiffany York ... (1 episode, 1975)
Royce D. Applegate ... (1 episode, 1976)
William Bickley ... (1 episode, 1976)
Ann Gibbs ... (1 episode, 1976)
Steve Hayden ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bo Kaprall ... (1 episode, 1976)
Joel Kimmel ... (1 episode, 1976)
Carl Kleinschmitt ... (1 episode, 1976)
Ira Miller ... (1 episode, 1976)
Pat Proft ... (1 episode, 1976)
Garry Shandling ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bob Shayne ... (1 episode, 1976)
Michael Warren ... (1 episode, 1976)
Earle Dond ... (1 episode, 1977)
Gabriel Grunfeld ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Mulholland ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Parker ... (1 episode, 1977)
Richard Rossner ... (1 episode, 1977)
Bob Silberg ... (1 episode, 1977)
Raymond Siller ... (1 episode, 1977)
Mel Stuart ... (1 episode, 1977)
Paul Wayne ... (1 episode, 1977)
Richard B. Eckhaus ... (1 episode, 1978)
Max Goldenson ... (1 episode, 1978)
Bill Greer ... (1 episode, 1978)
Kathy Greer ... (1 episode, 1978)
Dinah Kirgo ... (1 episode, 1978)
Julie Kirgo ... (1 episode, 1978)
James Komack ... (1 episode, 1978)
Tony Schnurer ... (1 episode, 1978)
Judy Skelton ... (1 episode, 1978)
Susanne Gayle Harris ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Cast complete, awaiting verification  

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 Juan Epstein (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
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 Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
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 Julie Kotter (94 episodes, 1975-1979)
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 Mr. Michael Woodman (94 episodes, 1975-1979)
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 Arnold Horshack (94 episodes, 1975-1979)
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 Gabe Kotter (82 episodes, 1975-1979)
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 Vinnie Barbarino / ... (81 episodes, 1975-1979)
Stephen Shortridge ...
 Beau De Labarre (19 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 Judy Borden (15 episodes, 1975-1978)
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 Vernajean Williams (15 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Carvelli (12 episodes, 1976-1979)
Bob Harcum ...
 Murray (10 episodes, 1976-1979)
Melonie Haller ...
 Angie Globagoski (8 episodes, 1978)
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 Rosalie 'Hotsy' Totsy (7 episodes, 1975-1978)
Dennis Bowen ...
 Todd Ludlow (6 episodes, 1975-1977)
Irene Arranga ...
 Mary Johnson / ... (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 Mrs. Horshack-O'Hara / ... (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Ernest Harada ...
 Mr. Jan (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Sally Hightower ...
 Laura Stevens (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Sally (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 Bambi (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Paula Holtzgang (2 episodes, 1977)
Amy Johnston ...
 Cassy (2 episodes, 1977)
Martin Garner ...
 Lou Grapette (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Peter Charnoff (2 episodes, 1978)
Jess Nadelman ...
 Coach (2 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Ms. Wright (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Mr. Takahashi (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Susan Pratt ...
 Jenny Hansen (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Charles Kotter / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Jane Dulo ...
 Nurse Bonnie (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Leslie Ackerman ...
 Silvia (2 episodes, 1975-1977)
Arnold Soboloff ...
 Charlie Piper (2 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Male Student / ... (2 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Ms. Riley (2 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jerry Rannow ...
 Oliver Niles (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Laura Zucker ...
 Ms. Helms (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Georganne LaPiere ...
 Kelly Woodman (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Mrs. Tremaine (2 episodes, 1979)
James Komack ...
 Uncle Harry Orshack (1 episode, 1977)
Carole Androsky ...
 Miss Matusak (1 episode, 1976)
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 Mr. Gore (1 episode, 1976)
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 Angelo DeMora (1 episode, 1976)
Lisa Mordente ...
 Carmen Epstein (1 episode, 1976)
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 Blonde Sweathog (1 episode, 1977)
Scott Brady ...
 Mr. Lou Caruso (1 episode, 1977)
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 Wally 'The Wow' Wechsel (1 episode, 1977)
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 Judy Horshack (1 episode, 1977)
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 Mr. Hansen (1 episode, 1977)
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 Moe Epstein (1 episode, 1977)
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 Dr. Melmann (1 episode, 1977)
Stephen Pearlman ...
 Diner owner (1 episode, 1977)
Wendy Rastattar ...
 Wendy (1 episode, 1977)
Christopher Stryker ...
 Harold 'Fearless' Feldman (1 episode, 1977)
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 Second substitute teacher (1 episode, 1977)
Sonny Melendrez ...
 Computer (1 episode, 1978)
Judy Young ...
 Doris (1 episode, 1978)
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 Alex Welles (1 episode, 1975)
George Yanok ...
 Mr. Ferguson (1 episode, 1976)
Alice Backes ...
 Mrs. Hansen (1 episode, 1977)
Frank Corsentino ...
 Mr. Overly, first sub (1 episode, 1977)
Deloresse Daniels ...
 African American Sweathog (1 episode, 1977)
Mike Darnell ...
 Bennie Moretti (1 episode, 1977)
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 Maxine Griffin (1 episode, 1977)
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 Nurse (1 episode, 1977)
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 Andy (1 episode, 1977)
Susan Lawrence ...
 Daria 'Goldie' Dia (1 episode, 1977)
Frank O'Brien ...
 Jerry Cronkite (1 episode, 1977)
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 Sexy Nurse (1 episode, 1977)
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 Detective Lieutenant Eddie Lasky (1 episode, 1978)
Ron Dennis ...
 Arthur (1 episode, 1978)
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 Big Thug (1 episode, 1978)
Marlise Pierrat ...
 Olga the Stripper (1 episode, 1978)
Paula Victor ...
 Miss Fishbeck (1 episode, 1976)
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 Boom Boom's Groupie (1 episode, 1977)
Larry Brooks ...
 Third substitute teacher (1 episode, 1977)
Daniel Chodos ...
 Eugene 'Blow Fish' Bigelow (1 episode, 1977)
John J. Fox
(1 episode, 1977)
Beth Kearney ...
 Rachel Kotter (twin) (1 episode, 1977)
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 Doris Horshack (1 episode, 1977)
Stan Ross ...
 Weirdo in School Yard (1 episode, 1977)
Ken Sansom ...
 Expectant Father (1 episode, 1977)
Rebecca York ...
 Brunette Sweathog (1 episode, 1977)
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 Nurse Baker (1 episode, 1978)
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 Bobby (1 episode, 1978)
Jack Fletcher ...
 Mr. Leonard Kripps (1 episode, 1978)
Michael Preminger ...
 Eddie Mincer (1 episode, 1978)
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 Aunt Josephine (1 episode, 1978)
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 Charmaine (1 episode, 1976)
Kay Kearney ...
 Robin Kotter (twin) (1 episode, 1977)
Dean M. Solomon ...
 Manny Horshack (1 episode, 1977)
Marcy Hanson ...
 Nurse (1 episode, 1978)
Jeannie Linero ...
 Impatient Spanish Woman (1 episode, 1978)
Bryan O'Byrne ...
 Desk Sergeant (1 episode, 1978)
Demetre Phillips ...
 Baby Stevens (1 episode, 1978)
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 Girl in Hallway (1 episode, 1976)
Robert Stoneman ...
 Leonard (1 episode, 1977)
Chanin Hale ...
 Orshack's Secretary (1 episode, 1977)
Mike Agresta ...
 Student (1 episode, 1975)
Ethelinn Block ...
 Girl in class (1 episode, 1975)
Catarina Cellino ...
 Maria (1 episode, 1975)
Bridget Hanley ...
 Mary Flannigan (1 episode, 1975)
Jim Kester ...
 Classmate (1 episode, 1975)
Jeffrey Martin ...
 Scott (1 episode, 1975)
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 Student (1 episode, 1975)
Eric Suter ...
 Student (1 episode, 1975)
Michael Taylor ...
 Lyle Flannigan (1 episode, 1975)
Tommy Breslin ...
 Sidney Braden (1 episode, 1978)
Stanley Brock ...
 Mr. Finch (1 episode, 1978)
Sip Culler ...
 J. Bubba Hampton (1 episode, 1978)
Dena Dietrich ...
 Ilona Garland (1 episode, 1978)
Bebe Drake ...
 Ms. Jones (1 episode, 1978)
Adam Hollander ...
 Punk (1 episode, 1978)
John Hollander ...
 Punk (1 episode, 1978)
Jenna McMahon ...
 Mrs. Zugler (1 episode, 1978)
Frank Verroca ...
 Freddie (1 episode, 1978)
Alston Ahern ...
 Emily (1 episode, 1979)
Henry Beckman ...
 Samson Malone (1 episode, 1979)
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 Myrna Fishbein (1 episode, 1979)
Ancel Cook ...
 Minister (1 episode, 1979)
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 Sidney Fishbein (1 episode, 1979)
Richard Dimitri
(1 episode, 1979)
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 Waiter (1 episode, 1979)
Rachel Levario ...
 Angelina (1 episode, 1979)
Priscilla Morrill ...
 Mrs. Gladstone Trevors-Smythe (1 episode, 1979)
Kenneth White
(1 episode, 1979)
Dick Winslow ...
 Minister (1 episode, 1979)
Kristine Greco ...
 Female Student / ... (uncredited) (14 episodes, 1976-1977)
Scott Ben-Yashar ...
 Male Student / ... (uncredited) (4 episodes, 1975-1976)
Bill Adler ...
 Student / ... (uncredited) (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
Dennis Palumbo ...
 Delaney's Probation Officer / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1976)
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 Dino 'Crazy' Delaney (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Larry Naschel ...
 Kibbutzer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1976)
Robert Beecher ...
 Janitor (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Larry Cooper ...
 Student (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
Fred Karger ...
 No Nose Bloomberg (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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Series Produced by 

James Komack ... executive producer (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Claire Barrett Young ... associate producer (50 episodes, 1977-1979)
Nick Arnold ... producer (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
George Arthur Bloom ... producer (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
Peter Meyerson ... supervising producer (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
Michael Manheim ... associate producer (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
Eric Cohen ... producer (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
George Yanok ... producer (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
Gene Perret ... producer (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Richmond ... producer (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ed Simmons ... supervising executive producer (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Alan Sacks ... producer (22 episodes, 1975-1976)
Thomas Hill ... associate producer (11 episodes, 1975)

Series Music by 

John Sebastian ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Film Editing by 

Terry M. Pickford ... (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
Susan Jenkins ... (11 episodes, 1975)
Stephen McKeown ... (8 episodes, 1975)
Manuel Martinez ... (3 episodes, 1975)
Andy Zall ... (1 episode, 1975)

Series Casting By 

Jorge Luis Rodriguez ... (16 episodes, 1975-1979)
Lynn Stalmaster ... (1 episode, 1975)
Rhonda Young ... (1 episode, 1977)
Toni Barton ... (1 episode, 1978)
Joyce Selznick ... (1 episode, 1978)

Series Art Direction by 

Roy Christopher ... (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
James Shanahan ... (4 episodes, 1978-1979)

Series Set Decoration by 

Charles Kreiner ... (1 episode, 1975)

Series Costume Design by 

Toni Vitale ... (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Orpha Barry ... (1 episode, 1975)

Series Makeup Department 

Harry Blake ... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1975)
Barbara Lorenz ... hair stylist (1 episode, 1975)
Gerry O'Dell ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1975)
Mike Ragan ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)

Series Production Management 

Conrad Holzgang ... executive in charge of production / production supervisor / executive production supervisor (85 episodes, 1975-1979)
Paul Mason ... production supervisor (50 episodes, 1977-1979)
Helen Azevedo ... unit manager (13 episodes, 1977)
Gary Necessary ... unit manager (10 episodes, 1975)
Donald B. Colhour ... unit manager (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Avigail Yaacovy ... unit manager (3 episodes, 1978)
Rita Burton ... production supervisor (1 episode, 1975)
Ed Kranyak ... unit manager (1 episode, 1975)
Dick King ... post-production supervisor (1 episode, 1977)
Julie Noyes ... unit manager (1 episode, 1977)
Susan Jenkins ... post-production supervisor (1 episode, 1978)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mary Hardwick ... associate director (11 episodes, 1975)
Jim Cox ... associate director (5 episodes, 1977-1979)
Gary Shimokawa ... associate director (1 episode, 1975)

Series Art Department 

James Shanahan ... assistant art director (13 episodes, 1975-1979)

Series Sound Department 

Ron Estes ... audio (9 episodes, 1975)
Ron Cronkhite ... audio (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
William Cole ... audio (2 episodes, 1975)
Ray Kemper ... audio (1 episode, 1975)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Jack Denton ... camera operator / camera (27 episodes, 1977-1979)
Rory O'Connor ... camera assistant / assistant camera (16 episodes, 1975-1977)
Les Shaw ... video (10 episodes, 1975)
Carl Pitsch ... lighting director (5 episodes, 1975-1976)
Herb Margolis ... lighting director (5 episodes, 1975)
Marc Palius ... lighting director (4 episodes, 1976-1979)
Victor Bagdadi ... senior video / senior video operator (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Lon Stucky ... lighting director (3 episodes, 1975)
Dale Walsh ... camera operator (3 episodes, 1976)
Bill Pope ... camera operator / camera (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Carol Wetovich ... camera operator (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jim DuBois ... lighting director (2 episodes, 1976)
Bill Scott ... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979)
Ed Huston ... video (1 episode, 1975)
Art Roberts ... lighting director (1 episode, 1975)
Diane Biederbeck ... camera operator (1 episode, 1977)
Ralph Alcocer ... camera operator (1 episode, 1978)
D.J. Diomedes ... camera operator (1 episode, 1978)
Herm Falk ... camera (1 episode, 1978)
Bud Holland ... camera (1 episode, 1978)
Blair White ... camera operator (1 episode, 1978)

Series Casting Department 

Lynn Stalmaster ... original casting (94 episodes, 1975-1979)
Phillips Wylly Jr. ... atmosphere casting (1 episode, 1978)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Toni Vitale ... costume supervisor / wardrobe supervisor / wardrobe (14 episodes, 1975-1979)
Frank Callender ... costume supervisor (1 episode, 1975)

Series Editorial Department 

David W. Foster ... on-line editor (3 episodes, 1977)
Susan Jenkins ... supervising editor (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Andy Ackerman ... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Music Department 

John Sebastian ... composer: theme music / composer: theme song (95 episodes, 1975-1979)

Series Other crew 

Earl Barret ... executive script consultant (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Marc Ferrero ... production assistant / production staff (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Roy Goran ... technical director (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Herm Falk ... technical director (19 episodes, 1978-1979)
Mei Ling Moore ... production assistant / assistant to executive producer / assistant to the executive producer (16 episodes, 1975-1979)
Jim Ralston ... technical director (15 episodes, 1976-1977)
Eric Cohen ... script supervisor / creative consultant / script consultant (13 episodes, 1975-1978)
Diane Katz ... assistant to the producer / assistant to producer (13 episodes, 1975-1978)
Jewel Jaffe ... story editor / executive script consultant (12 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jerry Rannow ... story editor / executive script consultant (12 episodes, 1975-1977)
Karl Messerschmidt ... technical director (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
Sandy Carrillo ... administrative assistant (11 episodes, 1975)
Jim Cox ... stage manager (11 episodes, 1975)
Moki de Marco ... production assistant (11 episodes, 1975)
Linda Robertson ... production assistant (11 episodes, 1975)
Maxine Surks ... production assistant (11 episodes, 1975)
Christopher Cookson ... engineering supervisor (10 episodes, 1975-1976)
Paul Miller ... stage manager (9 episodes, 1975)
George Yanok ... script consultant (7 episodes, 1975)
Sandy Dvore ... komack logo (5 episodes, 1975)
Peter Meyerson ... executive script consultant (4 episodes, 1975)
Daniel Chodos ... dialogue coach (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Rick Hawkins ... executive story consultant (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Thomas M. Hill ... production executive (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Liz Sage ... executive story consultant (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Greg Giangregorio ... technical director (3 episodes, 1977)
Bob Bohacek ... stage manager (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Alana Ireland ... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ron Lewis ... production services coordinator (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Giovanna Nigro ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1975)
Gene Lukowski ... technical director (2 episodes, 1976)
Michael Barrie ... story editor (2 episodes, 1977)
Fred D'Aguilar ... technical director (2 episodes, 1978)
Judith Chorub ... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Bob Gabrielson ... engineering supervisor (2 episodes, 1979)
James Woodworth ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1979)
Buddy Borgen ... stage manager (1 episode, 1975)
Sandra Carrillo ... production assistant (1 episode, 1975)
Josie Hamilton ... production assistant (1 episode, 1975)
Suzanne Pelsang ... assistant to the producer (1 episode, 1975)
Jim Rice ... stage manager (1 episode, 1975)
Walt Romansky ... technical director (1 episode, 1975)
O. Tamburri ... technical director (1 episode, 1975)
Leslie Vaught ... technical director (1 episode, 1975)
Nick Arnold ... story editor (1 episode, 1977)
Helen Azevedo ... technical director (1 episode, 1977)
Claire Barrett Young ... production coordinator (1 episode, 1977)
Mark Evanier ... story editor (1 episode, 1977)
Dennis Palumbo ... story editor (1 episode, 1977)
Neil Rosen ... executive story editor (1 episode, 1977)
George Tricker ... executive story editor (1 episode, 1977)
Laura Zucker ... dialogue coach (1 episode, 1977)
George Arthur Bloom ... executive script consultant (1 episode, 1978)
Beverly Bloomberg ... executive story editor (1 episode, 1978)
Jennifer Cobb ... stage manager (1 episode, 1978)
Marian Deaton ... production coordinator (1 episode, 1978)
Ed Duzik ... stage manager (1 episode, 1978)
Garry Ferrier ... story editor (1 episode, 1978)
Rick Feuchter ... studio supervisor (1 episode, 1978)
Michael P. Maron ... stage manager (1 episode, 1978)
David Marwood ... production assistant (1 episode, 1978)
Margaret Scott ... assistant to producer (1 episode, 1978)
Peter B. Sterne ... program executive (1 episode, 1978)
Aubrey Tadman ... story editor (1 episode, 1978)
Bud Untiedt ... engineering supervisor (1 episode, 1978)
Ron Von Schimmelmann ... production executive (1 episode, 1978)
John Wilson ... engineering supervisor (1 episode, 1978)

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