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9 August 1982 (USA) See more »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 12)

Dixie Carter ... Carlotta Beck (15 episodes, 1982-1983)

Charles Frank ... Stanley Beck (15 episodes, 1982-1983)

Jerry Hardin ... Wild Bill Weschester (15 episodes, 1982-1983)
Michael Lombard ... Marshall Beck (15 episodes, 1982-1983)

Nedra Volz ... Winona 'Mother B' Beck (15 episodes, 1982-1983)

Ann Wedgeworth ... Bootsie Weschester (15 episodes, 1982-1983)

Delta Burke ... Kathleen Beck (15 episodes, 1982-1983)

Series Directed by
Rod Daniel (11 episodes, 1982-1983)
Wes Kenney (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Series Writing credits
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason (15 episodes, 1982-1983)
E. Jack Kaplan (3 episodes, 1983)

Series Produced by
Linda Bloodworth-Thomason .... executive producer / producer (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
Larry White .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
Series Original Music by
Bucky Jones (1 episode, 1983)
Ronnie McDowell (1 episode, 1983)
Series Film Editing by
Gary Anderson (1 episode, 1982)
Series Casting by
Jennifer Jackson Part (unknown episodes)
Meryl O'Loughlin (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Don Roberts (1 episode, 1982)
Series Set Decoration by
Hub Braden (2 episodes, 1982)
Series Costume Design by
Warden Neil (1 episode, 1982)
Series Makeup Department
Dale Miller .... key hair stylist (15 episodes, 1982-1983)

Ben Lane .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Alma L. Ramirez .... production supervisor (1 episode, 1982)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sam Gary .... associate director (1 episode, 1982)
Series Sound Department
Scott Millan .... audio (1 episode, 1982)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Jacobsen .... electrician (2 episodes, 1982)
Series Casting Department
Jennifer Jackson Part .... original casting (1 episode, 1982)
Meryl O'Loughlin .... casting executive (1 episode, 1982)
Series Editorial Department
Barney Robinson .... editor: video tape (1 episode, 1983)
Series Music Department
Bucky Jones .... composer: theme music (1 episode, 1982)
Series Other crew
Willie Dahl .... stage manager (1 episode, 1982)
Don Jacob .... stage manager (1 episode, 1982)
Karen K. Miller .... production associate (1 episode, 1982)
Bob Schulz .... technical director (1 episode, 1982)
Gerry Cohen .... stage manager (1 episode, 1983)
Anita Cooper-Avrick .... stage manager (1 episode, 1983)
Kathy Giangregorio .... script supervisor (1 episode, 1983)

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30 min (15 episodes)
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The pilot "Filthy Rich" originally taped at The Burbank Studios (Warner Brothers Studio) with a studio audience. The sets were placed into storage at the studio. The set dressings (furniture, window treatments/drapery, rugs, dressing props) were "tagged HOLD for Hub Braden" in the Warner Brothers property department. Braden's tags became an issue with other outside decorators wanting to use the furniture. WB Property House Rules would not allow the furniture to be rented! After the pilot finally sold, the sets and set dressing/props were set up at the ABC TV (Prospect and Talmadge, Hollywood Studio lot) where more shows were taped, with a live audience.See more »
Carlotta:Stanley, until you have managed to transcend your impertinent and incredibly obnoxious James-Dean-period, I prefer that you address me only through my attorney.See more »
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
It should have been a huge success!, 21 March 2007
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For some strange reason, I always remembered this show. Maybe it was the outrageousness of it all or the fact that parodied Dallas. Anyway, I loved Dixie Carter, Ann Wedgeworth, Nedra Volz, and Delta Burke here more than I liked Dixie and Delta on Designing Women. I love parodies and this show should have been huge but again the demographics probably did not meet with network requirements like they did with Mama's Family and other shows that never made the cut. After all, they wanted a younger, hipper audiences. Now who is getting the last laugh since Blue Collar Comedy is back and in demand more than ever. That was the appeal of Filthy Rich was all the outrageousness about money and social classes. Too bad there were only fifteen episodes, we could have had more.

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