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What's Happening!! (TV Series 1976–1979) Poster

(1976–1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Mark Warren ... (44 episodes, 1976-1979)
Lee Bernhardi ... (5 episodes, 1977-1979)
Dick Harwood ... (4 episodes, 1976-1977)
Hal Alexander ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Tony Csiki ... (1 episode, 1976)
Alan Rafkin ... (1 episode, 1976)
Jack Shea ... (1 episode, 1976)
Dennis Steinmetz ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bud Yorkin ... (1 episode, 1976)
Ron Richards ... (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Foster ... (1 episode, 1978)
Mary Hardwick ... (1 episode, 1979)
Russ Petrano ... (1 episode, 1979)
Joseph L. Scanlan ... (1 episode, 1979)
Danny Simon ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Writing Credits  

Dawn Aldredge ... (1 episode, 1976)
Richard Baer ... (1 episode, 1977)
Ted Bergmann ... (3 episodes, 1978)
Barbara Berkowitz ... (1 episode, 1977)
William Bickley ... (1 episode, 1977)
Eric Lee Bowers ... (1 episode, 1978)
Bill Box ... (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Marty Brill ... (1 episode, 1978)
Dee Caruso ... (1 episode, 1978)
Nicholas DeMarco ... (1 episode, 1977)
Alan Eisenstock ... (8 episodes, 1976-1978)
Gene Farmer ... (1 episode, 1977)
Marty Farrell ... (1 episode, 1977)
Fred S. Fox ... (1 episode, 1976)
Marion C. Freeman ... (1 episode, 1976)
Gerald Gardner ... (1 episode, 1978)
Carol Gary ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Ken Hecht ... (1 episode, 1978)
Bruce Howard ... (1 episode, 1977)
Bob Illes ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Seaman Jacobs ... (1 episode, 1976)
Bruce Kalish ... (1 episode, 1979)
Barry Meadow ... (1 episode, 1978)
Larry Mintz ... (8 episodes, 1976-1978)
Rick Mittleman ... (4 episodes, 1977)
Eric Monte ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Tom Moore ... (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Winston Moss ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jim Mulligan ... (1 episode, 1976)
Thad Mumford ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Joseph Neustein ... (1 episode, 1978)
Bernie Orenstein ... (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
Joanne Pagliaro ... (4 episodes, 1979)
Deborah Pastoria ... (1 episode, 1978)
Cheryl Pelt ... (1 episode, 1979)
Gene Perret ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
David Pollock ... (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Richmond ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jerry Ross ... (1 episode, 1977)
Mort Scharfman ... (1 episode, 1977)
James R. Stein ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jeremy Stevens ... (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Levi Taylor ... (1 episode, 1979)
Philip John Taylor ... (1 episode, 1979)
Saul Turteltaub ... (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
David Tyree ... (1 episode, 1979)
Sally Wade ... (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
Michael Warren ... (1 episode, 1977)
Dick Westerschulte ... (2 episodes, 1978-1979)

Series Cast verified as complete  

Haywood Nelson ...
 Dwayne Nelson (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Ernest Thomas ...
 Roger 'Raj' Thomas (64 episodes, 1976-1979)
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 Dee Thomas (64 episodes, 1976-1979)
Fred Berry ...
 Freddie 'Rerun' Stubbs (62 episodes, 1976-1979)
Shirley Hemphill ...
 Shirley Wilson / ... (59 episodes, 1976-1979)
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 Mabel 'Mama' Thomas (38 episodes, 1976-1978)
David Hollander ...
 Earl 'Little Earl' Barnett Jr. (10 episodes, 1978-1979)
John Welsh ...
 Earl 'Big Earl' Barnett (9 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 Rob (8 episodes, 1977-1979)
Richard Couture ...
 Patron at Rob's Place / ... (8 episodes, 1977-1979)
Fritzi Burr ...
 Miss Collins (7 episodes, 1977-1979)
Thalmus Rasulala ...
 Bill Thomas (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Diane / ... (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Bryan O'Dell ...
 Marvin (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Leland Smith ...
 The Snake (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Rani DuBois ...
 Cindy / ... (4 episodes, 1976-1979)
Teddy Wilson ...
 Al Dunbar / ... (4 episodes, 1976-1978)
Ronalda Douglas ...
 April / ... (3 episodes, 1976-1979)
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 Millie / ... (3 episodes, 1976-1979)
Rose Fonseca ...
 Angela / ... (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Chip Fields ...
 Donna / ... (3 episodes, 1977-1979)
Ray Vitte ...
 Gene / ... (3 episodes, 1977)
Ralph Wilcox ...
 Allan / ... (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Stu Gilliam ...
 Gary / ... (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 Emcee / ... (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Rosalind Cash ...
 Loretta (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Danny Wells ...
 Bert Frederick / ... (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Freeman King ...
 Customer / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Lawrence Nelson (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Judy Pace ...
 Liz / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Davis Roberts ...
 Mr. Bradley (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Hank Rolike ...
 Barney Dunn / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Nathaniel Taylor ...
 Ike (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Hope Clarke ...
 Elizabeth Duncan / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bob Harcum ...
 Darryl / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
LaNette Hardiman ...
 Delores / ... (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jeffrey Baxter ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1978)
Alonzo Brown Jr. ...
 Bruno (2 episodes, 1978)
John Hartman ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1978)
Keith Knudsen ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1978)
Bobby La Kind ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1978)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 1978)
Tiran Porter ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1978)
Henry Robinson ...
 Customer / ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Patrick Simmons ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1978)
Percy Rodrigues ...
 Tod Miller (1 episode, 1977)
Janet MacLachlan ...
 Mrs. Cavendish (1 episode, 1976)
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 Mr. Claxton (1 episode, 1976)
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 Mr. Reynolds (1 episode, 1976)
Casey Brown ...
 Sis (1 episode, 1977)
Cinque Attucks ...
 Dewey (1 episode, 1976)
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 John Stevens (1 episode, 1976)
Allison McKay ...
 Mrs. Stevens (1 episode, 1976)
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 Boy in Dark (1 episode, 1976)
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 Mr. Donovan (1 episode, 1976)
Alycia Gardner ...
 Girl (1 episode, 1976)
Rozelle Gayle ...
 Guard (1 episode, 1976)
Oliver Givens ...
 Dancer (1 episode, 1976)
Bobby Griffin ...
 Frankie Taylor (1 episode, 1976)
Rosanne Katon ...
 Darlene (1 episode, 1976)
Jack Knight ...
 Owner (1 episode, 1976)
Eric Laneuville ...
 Kid (1 episode, 1976)
The Lockers ...
 The Rockets (1 episode, 1976)
Tracee Lyles ...
 Mrs. Wilson (1 episode, 1976)
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 Manager (1 episode, 1976)
Tim Pelt ...
 Agent (1 episode, 1976)
Lila Perry ...
 Betty Wilson (1 episode, 1976)
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 Dancer (1 episode, 1976)
Renny Roker ...
 Coach (1 episode, 1976)
Don Sherman ...
 Sammy Persky (1 episode, 1976)
Ta-Tanisha ...
 Patrice Williams (1 episode, 1976)
Dave Turner ...
 Manager (1 episode, 1976)
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 Ray Cleamons (1 episode, 1976)
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 Daniel Turner (1 episode, 1977)
Adrienne Alexander ...
 Robin Mitchell (1 episode, 1977)
Warren Berlinger ...
 Ben Martin (1 episode, 1977)
Gerry Black ...
 Ron (1 episode, 1977)
Donald Blackwell ...
 Johnson (1 episode, 1977)
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 Judge Barnes (1 episode, 1977)
Tanya Boyd ...
 Julie Clark (1 episode, 1977)
Renee Brown ...
 Louise (1 episode, 1977)
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 Maria (1 episode, 1977)
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 Bobby (1 episode, 1977)
Lee Chamberlin ...
 Lee (1 episode, 1977)
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 Mr. Barnes (1 episode, 1977)
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 Judge Miriam Lubash (1 episode, 1977)
Bobby F. Ellerbee ...
 Don (1 episode, 1977)
Jay Gerber ...
 Poker Player #1 (1 episode, 1977)
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 Mrs. Turner (1 episode, 1977)
Lark Hackshaw ...
 Velma (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Henderson ...
 Clarence Hopkins (1 episode, 1977)
Gail Hirsch ...
 Teresa (1 episode, 1977)
Tom Holiday ...
 Guard (1 episode, 1977)
Simeon Holloway ...
 Mr. Pronson (1 episode, 1977)
B.J. Jordan ...
 Tina (1 episode, 1977)
Nick LaTour ...
 Rev. Bailey (1 episode, 1977)
Paul Lichtman ...
 Poker Player #2 (1 episode, 1977)
Minnie Summers Lindsey ...
 Irene (1 episode, 1977)
Lion-L. ...
 Big Al (1 episode, 1977)
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 Helen (1 episode, 1977)
Earl Montgomery ...
 Mr. Davis (1 episode, 1977)
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 Bailiff (1 episode, 1977)
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 Mr. Collins (1 episode, 1977)
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 Ron Michaels (1 episode, 1977)
Fred Pinkard ...
 Mr. Grayson (1 episode, 1977)
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 Dr. Claymore (1 episode, 1977)
Sheila Rogers ...
 Madge (1 episode, 1977)
Neil J. Schwartz ...
 Harold (1 episode, 1977)
Charles Siebert ...
 Mr. Ramsey (1 episode, 1977)
Mel Stewart ...
 Spike Gibbs (1 episode, 1977)
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 Lew Bonner (1 episode, 1977)
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 Lily (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Walker ...
 Rev. Burke (1 episode, 1977)
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 Judy Crane (1 episode, 1977)
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 Mr. Simmons (1 episode, 1977)
Allen Williams ...
 Charlie (1 episode, 1977)
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 Brenda (1 episode, 1977)
Jonelle Allen ...
 Love-is-Life (1 episode, 1978)
Raymond Allen ...
 Mr. Stone (1 episode, 1978)
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 Mrs. Lawrence (1 episode, 1978)
Marty Barris ...
 Manager (1 episode, 1978)
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 Mr. Evans (1 episode, 1978)
Ed Bernard ...
 Ed Roberts (1 episode, 1978)
Franchesska Berry ...
 Charlene (1 episode, 1978)
Kael Blackwood ...
 Suchart (1 episode, 1978)
Erin Blunt ...
 Luther (1 episode, 1978)
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 Mr. Finley (1 episode, 1978)
Roger Bowen ...
 Robert Glover (1 episode, 1978)
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 Student #2 (1 episode, 1978)
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 Hasan (1 episode, 1978)
Sip Culler ...
 Mr. Johnson (1 episode, 1978)
LaVonne Dancy ...
 Jeannie Wilson (1 episode, 1978)
Oscar DeGruy ...
 High Priest (1 episode, 1978)
Norma Donaldson ...
 Mrs. Miller (1 episode, 1978)
Andre Edwards ...
 James (1 episode, 1978)
Bianca Ferguson ...
 Jean (1 episode, 1978)
Victor Fisher ...
 Roy (1 episode, 1978)
Rana Ford ...
 Delores (1 episode, 1978)
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 Britisher (1 episode, 1978)
Larry Gilman ...
 Sylvester (1 episode, 1978)
The Givens Family ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1978)
Sarina C. Grant ...
 Ticket Master (1 episode, 1978)
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 Melanie (1 episode, 1978)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1978)
Howard Itzkowitz ...
 Ventriloquist (1 episode, 1978)
Tyrone Dathan Jones ...
 Reverend Morgan (1 episode, 1978)
Sandy Kenyon ...
 Mr. Davidson (1 episode, 1978)
Kutee ...
 Angela (1 episode, 1978)
Ric Mancini ...
 Mr. Lawrence (1 episode, 1978)
Karin Mani ...
 Bina (1 episode, 1978)
Randy Martin ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1978)
Candy Mobley ...
 Girl #2 (1 episode, 1978)
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 Mrs. Peterson (1 episode, 1978)
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 John (1 episode, 1978)
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 Amid (1 episode, 1978)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1978)
Rochelle Runnells ...
 Girl #1 (1 episode, 1978)
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 Consul (1 episode, 1978)
Adam Wade ...
 Marty Slade (1 episode, 1978)
Noniece Williams ...
 Robin (1 episode, 1978)
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 D.J. (1 episode, 1978)
Wendell Wright ...
 Sergeant (1 episode, 1978)
Lauren Dana Adams ...
 Julie (1 episode, 1979)
Phyllis Applegate ...
 Nurse (1 episode, 1979)
Jordan Brian ...
 Bobby Farrell (1 episode, 1979)
Betty A. Bridges ...
 Mrs. Nelson (1 episode, 1979)
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 Ricardo (1 episode, 1979)
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 Cindy (1 episode, 1979)
Marlene Clark ...
 Secretary (1 episode, 1979)
Justin Dana ...
 Bobby (1 episode, 1979)
Hal K. Dawson ...
 Louie (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mr. Bradford (1 episode, 1979)
Slim Gaillard ...
 Al (1 episode, 1979)
Douglas Grant ...
 Lester Williams (1 episode, 1979)
Nyles Harris ...
 Nyles (1 episode, 1979)
Elaine Hobson ...
 Cindy (1 episode, 1979)
Jinaki ...
 Lady (1 episode, 1979)
Richard Lee-Sung ...
 Mr. Wing (1 episode, 1979)
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 Johnny (1 episode, 1979)
Sparky Marcus ...
 Danny (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mr. Sloan (1 episode, 1979)
Benny Rubin ...
 Duke Morgan (1 episode, 1979)
Diane Sommerfield ...
 Ginger (1 episode, 1979)
Richard Stahl ...
 Doctor (1 episode, 1979)
Ralph Steadman ...
 Guard (1 episode, 1979)
Charles Wagenheim ...
 Lefty (1 episode, 1979)
Luke Walker ...
 Jim (1 episode, 1979)
Mark Warren ...
 Killer (1 episode, 1979)
Nelson Welch ...
 Old Man (1 episode, 1979)
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 Eddie (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mr. Logan (1 episode, 1979)
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Series Produced by 

Bernie Orenstein ... executive producer (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Saul Turteltaub ... executive producer (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Bud Yorkin ... executive producer (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Sue Nevens ... associate producer (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
Norman C. Hopps ... associate producer (16 episodes, 1976-1979)
William Bickley ... producer (11 episodes, 1977)
Michael Warren ... producer (11 episodes, 1977)
Dee Caruso ... producer (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Gerald Gardner ... producer (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Si Rose ... producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Lloyd J. Schwartz ... producer (1 episode, 1977)
Ted Bergmann ... producer (1 episode, 1978)
Ken Hecht ... producer (1 episode, 1978)
Sidney Miller ... co-producer (1 episode, 1979)
Bob Illes ... producer (unknown episodes)

Series Music by 

Henry Mancini ... (1 episode, 1978)

Series Film Editing by 

Hal Collins ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)
Chip Brooks ... (54 episodes, 1976-1979)
Danny White ... (7 episodes, 1977-1978)
Mario Di Mambro ... (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jim Rose ... (2 episodes, 1977)
Marco Zappia ... (1 episode, 1978)

Series Casting By 

Jane Murray ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Art Direction by 

Edward Stephenson ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Costume Design by 

Lee Smith ... (65 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Makeup Department 

Lisa Pharren ... makeup artist (28 episodes, 1977-1979)
Billie Jordan ... hair stylist (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jim Kail ... makeup artist (8 episodes, 1976-1977)
Ken Wensevic ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)

Series Production Management 

Buddy Arnold ... post-production supervisor (44 episodes, 1977-1979)
Steve McPeek ... unit manager (15 episodes, 1976-1979)
Tom Bruehl ... unit manager (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
Brett Crutcher ... unit manager (5 episodes, 1978)
Jim Zrake ... unit manager (2 episodes, 1978)
Cassius Weathersby ... production manager (unknown episodes)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mary Hardwick ... associate director (26 episodes, 1977-1979)
Elly Graf ... associate director / assistant director (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Rick Gough ... assistant director / associate director (2 episodes, 1978-1979)

Series Sound Department 

Dick Sarter ... audio (19 episodes, 1977-1978)
Ken Turner ... audio (8 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jerry Pattison ... audio (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Dick Burns ... audio (2 episodes, 1977)
Kerry Boggio ... audio (1 episode, 1977)
Ken Becker ... audio (1 episode, 1978)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Walter Glover ... lighting director / lighting (33 episodes, 1976-1979)
Reg Leffler ... lighting director (25 episodes, 1977-1979)
Robert A. Bowen ... camera operator (21 episodes, 1976-1977)
Tom Weber ... video (16 episodes, 1977-1979)
Richard Hissong ... video (5 episodes, 1977)
Chuck Lofthouse ... lighting consultant (4 episodes, 1977)
David Andress ... lighting (3 episodes, 1977)
Larry Brotzler ... video (3 episodes, 1977)
Don McCuaig ... camera operator (2 episodes, 1977)
Roy White ... video (2 episodes, 1978)
Keith Hendriks ... video (1 episode, 1976)
Chris Roberts ... lighting director (1 episode, 1977)
Harold Guy ... lighting director (1 episode, 1978)
Charles R. Hunter Jr. ... lighting director (1 episode, 1978)
Bill Gausman ... lighting director (1 episode, 1979)

Series Music Department 

Henry Mancini ... composer: theme music (65 episodes, 1976-1979)

Series Other crew 

Alan Eisenstock ... executive story consultant / story consultant (32 episodes, 1976-1978)
Larry Mintz ... executive story consultant / story consultant (32 episodes, 1976-1978)
Mattie Caruthers ... script supervisor (29 episodes, 1976-1979)
Rob Oberbillig ... technical director (27 episodes, 1977-1979)
Tom Moore ... story editor / script supervisor (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Keith Hopkins ... stage manager (20 episodes, 1977-1978)
Thad Mumford ... story editor (15 episodes, 1977-1978)
Adrienne Pettijohn ... assistant to producer / assistant to the producers (13 episodes, 1977-1978)
Joan Boyer ... assistant to producers (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Katy Dowdalls ... script supervisor (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Sue Nevens ... production coordinator (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Arlando Smith ... stage manager (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Milt Hoffman ... production coordinator (8 episodes, 1977)
Dick Jacobsen ... technical director (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
Sharyn E. Burg ... assistant to producer (7 episodes, 1977)
Rick Mittleman ... script consultant (7 episodes, 1977)
Tony Singletary ... stage manager (6 episodes, 1977)
Craig Factor ... stage manager (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jeremy Stevens ... script supervisor / story editor (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Marty Farrell ... creative consultant (4 episodes, 1976-1977)
William Bickley ... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1977)
Michael Warren ... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1977)
Bill Box ... story editor (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Joanne Pagliaro ... program consultant (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Dick Westerschulte ... story editor (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Cathy Clark Wortman ... assistant to producer / assistant to the producer (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bob Illes ... story editor (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Emmitt-Leon O'Neill ... stage manager (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
James R. Stein ... story editor (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Vicki Sherer ... assistant to producer / assistant to producers (2 episodes, 1977)
Len Uslaner ... technical director (2 episodes, 1977)
Ted Bergmann ... executive story consultant / script supervisor (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ray Conners ... technical director (1 episode, 1978)
Eric L. Bowers ... program consultant (1 episode, 1979)
Mitch Markowitz ... program consultant (1 episode, 1979)

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