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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
22 September 1984 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A fashion photographer and a veteran special forces soldier posing as her model go on intelligence missions around the world. Full summary »
NewsDesk:
(4 articles)
Vintage Beefcake: Prime Beef from Primetime
 (From The Backlot. 13 April 2012, 9:55 AM, PDT)

Celebrity Biography: Jon-Erik Hexum
 (From PopStar. 7 November 2011, 9:57 PM, PST)

Remembering Jon-Erik Hexum
 (From The Backlot. 16 October 2009, 8:24 AM, PDT)

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I Loved Every Moment of This Show! See more (8 total) »

Cast

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Jennifer O'Neill ... Danielle Reynolds / ... (14 episodes, 1984-1985)

Richard Anderson ... Henry Towler (13 episodes, 1984-1985)

Mykelti Williamson ... Rick (11 episodes, 1984-1985)
Irena Ferris ... Billie (9 episodes, 1984)

Dana Sparks ... Ashley (9 episodes, 1984)
Ingrid Anderson ... Gretchen (8 episodes, 1984)
Deborah Ludwig Davis ... Singer (8 episodes, 1984-1985)
Antony Hamilton ... Jack Striker (7 episodes, 1984-1985)

Jon-Erik Hexum ... Mac Harper (7 episodes, 1984)
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Series Directed by
Sidney Hayers (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Richard A. Colla (2 episodes, 1984)
Guy Magar (2 episodes, 1984)

Walter Grauman (unknown episodes)
John D. Hancock (unknown episodes)
Jeffrey Hayden (unknown episodes)
Christopher Hibler (unknown episodes)
Bruce Kessler (unknown episodes)
Bernard McEveety (unknown episodes)
Michael Vejar (unknown episodes)
Don Weis (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Glen A. Larson (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
Doug Heyes Jr. (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Robert Hamilton (3 episodes, 1985)
David H. Balkan (2 episodes, 1984)
Bob Shayne (2 episodes, 1984)

Douglas Brooks (unknown episodes)
Joe Gannon (unknown episodes)
Stephen Kandel (unknown episodes)
Frederick Rappaport (unknown episodes)
Milt Rosen (unknown episodes)
Donald Ross (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Chris Larson .... associate producer (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
Harker Wade .... producer (8 episodes, 1984)
Glen A. Larson .... executive producer (7 episodes, 1984-1985)
Bob Shayne .... producer (7 episodes, 1984-1985)
Scott Levitta .... associate producer (4 episodes, 1984)
Dave Fisher .... associate producer (3 episodes, 1984)
Don Carlos Dunaway .... supervising producer (2 episodes, 1985)
James O'Keefe .... co-producer (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Original Music by
Richard Lewis Warren (3 episodes, 1984)

J.A.C. Redford (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Roland 'Ozzie' Smith (4 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Film Editing by
Edwin F. England (1 episode, 1984)
Beryl Gelfond (1 episode, 1984)
Joe Morrisey (1 episode, 1984)
Irving Rosenblum (1 episode, 1984)
Gene Ranney (1 episode, 1985)

David Howe (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Cody Ewell (3 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Production Design by
Hub Braden (9 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Art Direction by
Robert Kinoshita (3 episodes, 1984)
Hub Braden (2 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Martin Price (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Costume Design by
Luis Estevez (19 episodes, 1984-1985)
Jean-Pierre Dorléac (2 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Production Management
Phil Cook .... unit production manager (7 episodes, 1984-1985)
Dann Cahn .... post-production supervisor (4 episodes, 1984)
Mark Evans .... executive production manager (4 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gary Law .... second assistant director (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
Harry Hogan III .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1984)
Dirk Petersmann .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1984)

Scott Levitta .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
Mic Rodgers .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Chuck Arrigo .... construction coordinator (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Sound Department
William Jacobs .... sound editor (1 episode, 1984)
 
Series Special Effects by
Bill Ferrier .... special effects coordinator (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
Gary L. King .... special effects foreman (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Stunts
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunts (1 episode, 1984)
Keith Tellez .... utility stunts (1 episode, 1984)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Soucie .... best boy electric (20 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lola Bullion Chambers .... set costumer (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Music Department
Lionel Newman .... music supervisor (4 episodes, 1984)
Dave Fisher .... source music arranger (3 episodes, 1984)
Rocky Davis .... music arranger: source music / source music arranger (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Transportation Department
James Nordberg .... transportation co-captain (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
Tim Sisson .... picture car mechanic (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Other crew
Joyce Davis .... production coordinator (21 episodes, 1984-1985)
David H. Balkan .... executive story editor (4 episodes, 1984)
Bob Le Mond .... production consultant (4 episodes, 1984)
Lennon .... technical advisor (4 episodes, 1984)
Douglas Brooks West .... story editor (4 episodes, 1984)
Lois Zetter .... production consultant (4 episodes, 1984)

Doug Heyes Jr. .... story editor (unknown episodes)
 

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60 min
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Trivia:
On October 12, 1984, Jon-Erik Hexum was on the 20th Century Fox stage #18, filming for Cover Up (1984). Between scenes, while the director of photography and crew set up camera positions and lighting for the final day's scene of a very long filming schedule, Hexum took his usual break and decided to stay on the bed, where he practiced loading blanks into a revolver on a night stand. The prop master assistant talked with Hexum as Hexum held the pistol in his hand, spinning the cartridge, acting as if he was planning a game of Russian Roulette. The UPM came into the set and announced an additional scene. The film crew had been very lucky with all of the day's scheduled scenes, and had been looking forward to finishing early. Hexum was handing the gun to the assistant prop master when Hexum suddenly pulled the gun back, raised his hand holding the pistol, pointed it at his temple, said "Oh well, what the Hell!" and pulled the trigger. The pistol fired, and wadding from the blank cartridge shattered his skull. The special effects foreman ran onto the set and tried to open Hexum's clenched jaw to get much-needed air into his lungs. He applied a towel to the actor's head wound. The actor was placed onto an emergency wood stretcher, loaded into a studio station wagon, and rushed through the studio gate and across the street to Century City Hospital's Emergency Room. Jon-Erik Hexum was declared brain-dead on October 18, 1984. He was removed from life support, and his organs were harvested for transplant. The film crew never recovered from the loss of their friend and "star".See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by "Cover Up: Pilot (#1.0)" (1984)See more »
Soundtrack:
Holding Out for a HeroSee more »

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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
I Loved Every Moment of This Show!, 22 June 2007
Author: judiwegley from United States

I seldom give a 10 on a review, but this series was absolutely great, in my humble opinion. The music is first-rate as well. Watching the episode where Dani is told Mac is not coming back was so poignant, there is no doubt that a bond existed between all the players. Jon-Erik's tragic demise truly hit them hard. They wrote his death into the script with grace and respect, almost reverence. I've been lucky enough to get an entire set of the show on DVD, so I am truly blessed. Jennifer O'Neill is stunningly beautiful and it is a shame we have not seen more of her in recent years. I am a fan of Richard Anderson as well, and he played his role convincingly with dignity and gentleness.

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