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7 October 1981 (USA) See more »
The misadventures of Merlin the Magician and his apprentice in modern San Francisco. Full summary »
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Barnard Hughes ... Max Merlin (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Clark Brandon ... Zachary Rogers (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Jonathan Prince ... Leo Samuels (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Elaine Joyce ... Alexandra (22 episodes, 1981-1982)

Series Directed by
Bill Bixby (6 episodes, 1981-1982)
Harry Winer (4 episodes, 1981-1982)
Alan Myerson (3 episodes, 1981-1982)
James Frawley (2 episodes, 1982)
Leo Penn (2 episodes, 1982)
Series Writing credits
Larry Rosen (20 episodes, 1981-1982)
Larry Tucker (20 episodes, 1981-1982)
Tom Chehak (4 episodes, 1981-1982)
Tim Maschler (3 episodes, 1981-1982)

Series Produced by
Larry Rosen .... executive producer / producer (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Larry Tucker .... executive producer / producer (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Tim Berry .... associate producer (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Joel Rogosin .... producer (12 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Original Music by
Ken Harrison (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Cinematography by
Ronald W. Browne (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Film Editing by
Kenneth R. Koch (9 episodes, 1981-1982)
John Farrell (7 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Casting by
Bob Edmiston (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Art Direction by
Robert Purcell (20 episodes, 1981-1982)
Ross Bellah (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Set Decoration by
Audrey A. Blasdel (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Fred Goetz (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Costume Design by
Grady Hunt (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Makeup Department
Leo Lotito Jr. .... makeup supervisor (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
Frankie Bergman .... hair stylist (9 episodes, 1982)
Joe McKinney .... makeup artist (9 episodes, 1982)
Les Berns .... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1981-1982)
Delree F. Todd .... hair stylist (7 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Production Management
Nick Anderson .... unit production manager (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Susan Norton .... second assistant director (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Nick Smirnoff .... assistant director (8 episodes, 1981-1982)
Harry Hogan III .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Art Department
Irving Goldfarb .... property master (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
Hank Stonecipher .... supervising construction coordinator (2 episodes, 1982)
Series Sound Department
Franklin Jones Jr. .... dubbing mixer (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Don H. Matthews .... sound mixer (16 episodes, 1981-1982)

Dennis C. Salcedo .... sound (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Jon G. Belyeu .... special effects (12 episodes, 1981-1982)
Raymond Oberg .... special effects (4 episodes, 1981)
Series Visual Effects by
Bill Millar .... special visual effects (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Deena Burkett .... special visual effects (21 episodes, 1981-1982)

Michael Douglas Middleton .... visual effects still photographer (unknown episodes)
Aladdin Pojhan .... visual effects consultant (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Gary Davis .... stunt coordinator (4 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Don Marshall .... gaffer (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
David Plenn .... camera operator (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Jay Johnson .... key grip (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Casting Department
Al Onorato .... original casting / casting supervisor (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Jerold Franks .... original casting (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
Meryl O'Loughlin .... casting executive (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
Bonnie Timmermann .... original casting (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathy Monderine .... costumer: women (17 episodes, 1981-1982)
Bob Carlton .... costumer: men (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Editorial Department
Martin Fox .... assistant editor (9 episodes, 1981-1982)
Ken Lettvin .... assistant editor (7 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Location Management
Louis H. Goldstein .... location coordinator (1 episode, 1981)
Series Music Department
Erma E. Levin .... music editor (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Other crew
Pamela Alch .... script supervisor (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
Carla Jean Wagner .... assistant to producers (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Tom Chehak .... story consultant (13 episodes, 1981-1982)

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30 min (22 episodes)
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
A fun show to watch, 21 July 2011
Author: morning_coffee_cub from United States

I really enjoyed this series growing up. it's charming story plots are wonderful and the majority of the cast are VERY lovable (unlike what's out today). Like everyone else, I really HATED that it lasted only one season!! what's up with that?! it had Clark Brandon (the only guy I've seen to have buck teeth, button nose, and BIG blue-eyes, and still looked damn awesome). it had the momentum to run at least for another few seasons. I had seen Clark Brandon in various TV roles (Jo's BF from Facts of Life, for one), but really liked that this show revolved around him. I've seen his later performances (ex: Fast food--though i really didn't care for it--Zack's personality really fit Clark for me... but then again, so did Eddie's). I hated that he faded into obscurity. he was just as talented as others in that time period, and it's a shame that studios didn't make more use of him. as a kid, i wanted to be like him.. except my eyes are hazel.

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