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Release Date:
17 March 1982 (USA) See more »
Jim Douglas and his partner Bo ran a small driving school with a very "human" Volkswagen Beetle named Herbie... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 12 of 13)

Dean Jones ... Jim Douglas (5 episodes, 1982)

Patricia Harty ... Susan MacLane (5 episodes, 1982)

Richard Paul ... Bo Phillips (5 episodes, 1982)

Claudia Wells ... Julie MacLane (5 episodes, 1982)

Nicky Katt ... Matthew MacLane (5 episodes, 1982)
Douglas Emerson ... Robbie MacLane (5 episodes, 1982)

Larry Linville ... Randy Bigelow (4 episodes, 1982)
Bryan Utman ... Jason (4 episodes, 1982)
Natalie Core ... Mother Bigelow / ... (3 episodes, 1982)
Kipp Lennon ... Raymond (2 episodes, 1982)

Elvia Allman ... Mrs. Fumstrom / ... (2 episodes, 1982)
Wally K. Berns ... Bagley (2 episodes, 1982)

Series Directed by
Bill Bixby (2 episodes, 1982)
Vincent McEveety (2 episodes, 1982)
Series Writing credits
Arthur Alsberg (4 episodes, 1982)
Gordon Buford (4 episodes, 1982)
Don Nelson (4 episodes, 1982)

Series Produced by
Arthur Alsberg .... supervising producer (5 episodes, 1982)
Kevin Corcoran .... producer (5 episodes, 1982)
Don Nelson .... supervising producer (5 episodes, 1982)
William Robert Yates .... executive producer (5 episodes, 1982)
Series Original Music by
Frank De Vol (5 episodes, 1982)
Tom Worrall (5 episodes, 1982)
Series Cinematography by
Jack Swain (3 episodes, 1982)
Series Film Editing by
Marsh Hendry (2 episodes, 1982)
Series Art Direction by
Mark W. Mansbridge (3 episodes, 1982)
Series Set Decoration by
Mary Swanson (2 episodes, 1982)
Series Makeup Department
Robert J. Schiffer .... make-up (4 episodes, 1982)
Edie Panda .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1982)
Series Production Management
Paul Wurtzel .... unit production manager (4 episodes, 1982)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Doug Metzger .... second assistant director (4 episodes, 1982)
Series Sound Department
Robert Hathaway .... sound (4 episodes, 1982)
Series Special Effects by
Mike Edmonson .... special effects supervisor (4 episodes, 1982)

Mike Reedy .... special effects foreman (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Bob Harris .... stunt coordinator (4 episodes, 1982)
Series Casting Department
Virginia Higgins .... casting (4 episodes, 1982)
Bill Shepard .... casting (4 episodes, 1982)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jack Sandeen .... costumes (4 episodes, 1982)

James P. Cullen .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Frank De Vol .... title song: words and music by (5 episodes, 1982)
Dean Jones .... title music: sung by (5 episodes, 1982)
Tom Worrall .... title song: words and music by (5 episodes, 1982)
Ralph James Hall .... music editor (4 episodes, 1982)
Series Other crew
John Elizalde .... post production executive (3 episodes, 1982)

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60 min (5 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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Herbie The Love Bug was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle deluxe ragtop sedan painted in Volkswagen L87 pearl white. Under normal circumstances, the interior would be a matching white. However, Herbie's interior was painted a special non-reflective grey color so the camera and studio lights would not reflect.See more »
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17 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Why won't 'Disney' Release this on DVD?, 27 June 2005
Author: RE Zuleta from Chicago, IL

With the release of the 'SPECIAL EDITION' DVD of "THE LOVE BUG"(1968/9), and its companion: "HERBIE, THE LOVE BUG" Movie Series DVD-boxed set - featuring all four-original 'Disney' films: "The Love Bug,""Herbie Rides Again,""Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo,"Herbie Goes Bananas"- ... why won't 'Disney' release this rare, nearly forgotten, short lived series - "Herbie, the Love Bug" - on DVD? Plus, with the theatrical release of the newest entry/chapter in the "Herbie" movie-series -- "Herbie: Fully-Reloaded" -- the DVD for this 'Gem' would be gladly received. Then we would only need to wait for the fifth-entry to the series, the 'Made for TV Movie'(remake) 1997's "The Love Bug"(TV), starring: 'Bruce Campbell'- from the 'Evil Dead' movies.

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