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Release Date:
25 September 1979 (USA) See more »
Vince and Ross are suburban Los Angeles teenagers enjoying disco, surfing, cars and the rest of the Southern California lifestyle. Musical Vince runs an underground radio station and mechanical Ross is into custom cars.
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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 5)

Lorenzo Lamas ... Rick (10 episodes, 1979)

Marc McClure ... Ross Whitman (10 episodes, 1979)
Jimmy McNichol ... Vince Butler (10 episodes, 1979)
Michele Tobin ... Laurie Newman (10 episodes, 1979)

Series Directed by
Alan Myerson (2 episodes, 1979)
Series Writing credits
Dan Polier Jr. (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Produced by
Joseph Bonaduce .... producer (unknown episodes)
Ric de Azevedo .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Harvey Frand .... producer (unknown episodes)
Paul R. Picard .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Lee Sheldon .... producer (unknown episodes)
Mel Swope .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Harry Betts (6 episodes, 1979)
Series Film Editing by
John Farrell (unknown episodes)
Chuck Montgomery (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Don Marando (1 episode, 1979)

Patricia Van Ryker (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Don Marando .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1979)
Series Production Management
Joan Carson .... production manager (1 episode, 1979)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mel Swope .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Jerry Jacobson .... adr supervisor (9 episodes, 1979)

Martin Raymond Bolger .... sound mixer (unknown episodes, 1979)
Series Special Effects by
Kent D'Huet .... special effects coordinator (3 episodes, 1979)
Series Stunts
Steve Walters .... stunt performer (1 episode, 1979)
Series Other crew
Terrence McDonnell .... story editor (10 episodes, 1979)
Rebecca Ayers .... production secretary (4 episodes, 1979)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
60 min (10 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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13 segments were produced,but only 10 aired before CBS gave the order to pull the plug in mid-December 1979.See more »


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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Remember the Show, 19 December 2005
Author: jbwphoto1 from South Carolina

I finally found someone else who saw this show. No one I ever ask has any idea what I'm talking about. I have never even heard of this show coming up during a trivia game.

I was only about 7 or 8 at the time it aired, so I remember very little. I knew it was about a bunch of teens on a California beach, southern California I later assumed, but was never sure.

I do recall part of the theme song, "California here I am and I love you. I've got the fever for you!" I just remember that being sung over and over again. I still remember the tune of the theme song.

It is good to know that a few careers seem to have been started with this show however brief it was with way less than one season.

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