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What's Happening Now! (TV Series 1985–1988) Poster

(1985–1988)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Gary Shimokawa ... (9 episodes, 1985-1988)
Tony Singletary ... (9 episodes, 1985-1987)
Gary Brown ... (7 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bob Priest ... (6 episodes, 1986)
Arlando Smith ... (5 episodes, 1986-1987)
Tony Csiki ... (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Pat Fischer-Doak ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Mike Milligan ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Art Washington ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Ginger Grigg ... (2 episodes, 1987)
Joel Rosenzweig ... (1 episode, 1985)
Neema Barnette ... (1 episode, 1986)
Judi Elterman ... (1 episode, 1986)
Phil Olsman ... (1 episode, 1987)
Gail Liberti-Kennedy ... (1 episode, 1988)

Series Writing Credits  

Larry Balmagia ... (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
James Bartruff ... (1 episode, 1987)
Michael S. Baser ... (2 episodes, 1985-1987)
Bob Bendetson ... (1 episode, 1986)
Ted Bergman ... (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
David Braff ... (2 episodes, 1985-1988)
Migdia Skarsgård Chinea ... (2 episodes, 1987)
Cassandra Clark ... (1 episode, 1986)
Marley Clark ... (1 episode, 1987)
Sara Finney-Johnson ... (1 episode, 1987)
Sam Greenbaum ... (4 episodes, 1985-1987)
Barry Gurstein ... (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
James Henderson III ... (1 episode, 1986)
Steven Kunes ... (1 episode, 1986)
Stephen Langford ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Bernard Burnell Mack ... (1 episode, 1986)
Mike Milligan ... (5 episodes, 1985-1987)
Leonard Mlodinow ... (1 episode, 1987)
Jay Moriarty ... (5 episodes, 1985-1987)
Bob Noonoo ... (1 episode, 1985)
Carole Olson ... (1 episode, 1986)
Deborah Pearl ... (1 episode, 1986)
Bob Peete ... (3 episodes, 1985-1988)
Diane Pershing ... (1 episode, 1985)
David Pitlik ... (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Brian Pollack ... (1 episode, 1986)
Mert Rich ... (1 episode, 1986)
Scott Rubenstein ... (1 episode, 1987)
David Silverman ... (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Vida Spears ... (1 episode, 1987)
Stephen Sustarsic ... (5 episodes, 1985-1987)
Kurt Taylor ... (1 episode, 1985)
Kim Weiskopf ... (2 episodes, 1985-1987)
Maiya Williams ... (1 episode, 1986)
Jurgen Wolff ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)

Series Cast verified as complete  

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 Roger 'Raj' Thomas (66 episodes, 1985-1988)
Haywood Nelson ...
 Dwayne Nelson (66 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Nadine Hudson Thomas (66 episodes, 1985-1988)
Shirley Hemphill ...
 Shirley Wilson (66 episodes, 1985-1988)
Fred Berry ...
 Freddie 'Rerun' Stubbs (23 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Maurice Warfield (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Darryl (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
Reina King ...
 Carolyn (15 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Dee Thomas (11 episodes, 1985-1988)
David H. Moriarty ...
 Loomis / ... (3 episodes, 1985-1987)
Lillian Lehman ...
 Yvonne Hudson (3 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Bum / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
Jere Fields ...
 Jackie / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Donniece Jackson
(2 episodes, 1986)
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 Howard (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Customer / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Nigel Bullard ...
 Customer (2 episodes, 1985)
Yvette Holland Vasquez
(2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ray Girardin ...
 Duke / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Buddy (2 episodes, 1985-1987)
Jimmy Briscoe ...
 Bobo / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1988)
Teresa Polk ...
 Tina (patron) (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Craig Marks ...
 Philip (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Bunny / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1988)
Cal Gibson ...
 Restaurant Patron (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Minnie (1 episode, 1986)
Gracie Harrison ...
 Delores (1 episode, 1986)
Ty Henderson ...
 Sitaris (1 episode, 1986)
Reggie Johnson ...
 Eric (1 episode, 1986)
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 Bill Thomas (1 episode, 1986)
Bernard West ...
 Bernie (1 episode, 1986)
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 Randy (1 episode, 1987)
Yvette Aubry ...
 Joyce (1 episode, 1985)
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 Perry Peterson (1 episode, 1985)
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 Templeton (1 episode, 1985)
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 Paula (1 episode, 1986)
Gary Bayer ...
 Dr. Kesel (1 episode, 1986)
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 Ross (1 episode, 1986)
Harris Laskawy ...
 Slone (1 episode, 1986)
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 Sylvia (1 episode, 1986)
Veronica Redd ...
 Melba (1 episode, 1986)
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 Ranger (1 episode, 1986)
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 Marisol (1 episode, 1987)
Bill Grant
(1 episode, 1987)
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 Theresa (1 episode, 1985)
Jason Bowe Hedgia ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1985)
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 Mrs. Jones (1 episode, 1985)
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 Lucy (1 episode, 1985)
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 Jane (1 episode, 1985)
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 Marcie (1 episode, 1985)
Le Tari ...
 Cecil (1 episode, 1985)
Kurt Taylor ...
 Smoking man (1 episode, 1985)
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 Ticket Clerk (1 episode, 1985)
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 Byron (1 episode, 1986)
Claude Brooks
(1 episode, 1986)
(1 episode, 1986)
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 J.B. Whitney (1 episode, 1986)
Ochari D'Aiello ...
 James (1 episode, 1986)
Bobbie Ferguson ...
 Christina (1 episode, 1986)
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 The Mailman (1 episode, 1986)
(1 episode, 1986)
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 Nate (1 episode, 1986)
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 Leon (1 episode, 1986)
Robert Hirschfeld ...
 Larry (1 episode, 1987)
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 Phillip (1 episode, 1987)
Sheila Spencer ...
 Karen (1 episode, 1987)
Richard Balin ...
 Maitre'd (1 episode, 1985)
Lisa S. Cain ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1985)
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 Receptionist (1 episode, 1985)
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 Louie (1 episode, 1985)
Theo Forsett ...
 Tico (1 episode, 1985)
John Hazelwood ...
 Mama's Boy Jones (1 episode, 1985)
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 Agent Butler (1 episode, 1985)
Wanda Peñalver ...
 Charlene (1 episode, 1985)
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 Paulette (1 episode, 1985)
(1 episode, 1985)
Harold Surratt ...
 Paramedic (1 episode, 1985)
Stephanie Faulkner ...
 Diana (1 episode, 1986)
Zero Hubbard
(1 episode, 1986)
Khaila Locke ...
 Lucy (1 episode, 1986)
Jason Moses
(1 episode, 1986)
Barbara Pariot ...
 Cyndi (1 episode, 1986)
Fred Pinkard ...
 Mr. Ripps (1 episode, 1986)
Ronn Riser
(1 episode, 1986)
Carol Swarbrick ...
 'Pink Slip' Patty (1 episode, 1986)
Michael K. Woods
(1 episode, 1986)
Peter De Anda ...
 Thaddeus Birdwell (1 episode, 1987)
Rick Berry ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1985)
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 Agent Cosay (1 episode, 1985)
Isabel Cooley ...
 Angry Makeup Customer (1 episode, 1985)
Dean Dittman ...
 Ring Announcer (1 episode, 1985)
Rocco Karega ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1985)
Walter Klenhard ...
 Plumber (1 episode, 1985)
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 Handsome Stranger (1 episode, 1985)
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 Guard (1 episode, 1985)
Billy 'Pop' Atmore
(1 episode, 1986)
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 Ralph Clemons (1 episode, 1986)
Kevin Duffis ...
 Nelson Eric (1 episode, 1986)
Donald Fullilove ...
 Junior (1 episode, 1986)
(1 episode, 1986)
(1 episode, 1986)
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 Freeloading Customer (1 episode, 1986)
Ketty Lester ...
 Mrs. Willoughby (1 episode, 1987)
Walt Weiskopf
(1 episode, 1987)
Tena Brown
(1 episode, 1985)
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 Munchkin (1 episode, 1985)
Bill Grant ...
 Duke of Earl (1 episode, 1985)
Regina Hooks ...
 Makeup Customer (1 episode, 1985)
Eugene Jackson ...
 Conventioneer (1 episode, 1985)
Jason Edwards
(1 episode, 1986)
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 Toasted Bun Customer (1 episode, 1986)
Reggie Powe
(1 episode, 1986)
Willie H. Reaves
(1 episode, 1986)
Alain Saint-Alix ...
 Henry (1 episode, 1986)
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 Z.Z. Hicks (1 episode, 1987)
(1 episode, 1985)
Lou Carry ...
 Munchkin (1 episode, 1985)
Robin Claire ...
 Makeup Customer (1 episode, 1985)
(1 episode, 1985)
Ripper Savage ...
 Jungle George (1 episode, 1985)
Ray Ballard ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1986)
Stephen Gradney ...
 Insurance Agent (1 episode, 1986)
Valerie McIntosh ...
 Rhonda (1 episode, 1986)
(1 episode, 1986)
(1 episode, 1987)
Buddy Douglas ...
 Munchkin (1 episode, 1985)
Suzanne LaRusch
(1 episode, 1985)
Robin Townsend ...
 Makeup Customer (1 episode, 1985)
Debbie Bell ...
 Wanda (1 episode, 1986)
Eric Fleeks ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1986)
Lilli Fontaine
(1 episode, 1987)
Renee Gentry
(1 episode, 1985)
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 Munchkin (1 episode, 1985)
Ryan White ...
 Dee's Diner Customer (1 episode, 1985)
Jan Rabson ...
 Murray (1 episode, 1986)
Mark Lowenthal
(1 episode, 1986)
Kelly Osborne
(1 episode, 1985)
Amy Wilkins
(1 episode, 1986)
Barbara Bassill
(1 episode, 1985)
Wazir Salaam
(1 episode, 1986)
Kalita Bradley
(1 episode, 1985)
Judy Jean Berns ...
 Dwayne's Coworker (1 episode, 1986)
Gerry Black ...
 Mr. Wiggins (1 episode, 1986)
Clinton Derricks-Carroll ...
 Reverend (1 episode, 1986)
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 Robert (1 episode, 1986)
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 Policeman (1 episode, 1986)
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 Saundra (1 episode, 1986)
Pamela Kay ...
 Marcia (1 episode, 1986)
Leonard Lightfoot ...
 Billy (1 episode, 1986)
(1 episode, 1986)
Adrian Ricard ...
 Lady (1 episode, 1986)
Alexia Robinson ...
 Susan (1 episode, 1986)
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 Messenger (1 episode, 1986)
Maurice Sneed ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1986)
Sylvia Webb White ...
 Woman (1 episode, 1986)
Donald V. Allen
(1 episode, 1987)
Diane Almeida ...
 Debbie (1 episode, 1987)
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 Ingraham (1 episode, 1987)
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 Linda (1 episode, 1987)
Jesse Aragon ...
 Emcee (1 episode, 1987)
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 Mr. Higgins (1 episode, 1987)
Ed Bernard ...
 Mr. Ratliff (1 episode, 1987)
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 Henry (1 episode, 1987)
Christopher Birt ...
 Willie (1 episode, 1987)
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 Lou (1 episode, 1987)
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 Doug (1 episode, 1987)
(1 episode, 1987)
(1 episode, 1987)
John Dewey Carter ...
 Councilman Bell (1 episode, 1987)
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 Thurston (1 episode, 1987)
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 Bouncer (1 episode, 1987)
Joseph Dammann
(1 episode, 1987)
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 Chuck (1 episode, 1987)
Nadia DeLeye ...
 Celia (1 episode, 1987)
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 Tiger (1 episode, 1987)
Billy Elmer ...
 Jolly Cholly (1 episode, 1987)
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 Duck Wilson (1 episode, 1987)
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 Stan (1 episode, 1987)
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 Nanooka (1 episode, 1987)
Bernard J. Garsen ...
 Dancer #2 (1 episode, 1987)
Francee Greer ...
 Celia (1 episode, 1987)
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 Bubs (1 episode, 1987)
Darrow Igus ...
 Cop (1 episode, 1987)
Vincent J. Isaac ...
 Ray Holt (1 episode, 1987)
Peter Isacksen ...
 Eric (1 episode, 1987)
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 Jake (1 episode, 1987)
Wayne King ...
 Biff (1 episode, 1987)
Tony Maggio ...
 Policeman (1 episode, 1987)
Marco Matthews
(1 episode, 1987)
Judy Mills
(1 episode, 1987)
Chad Morton
(1 episode, 1987)
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 Dan (1 episode, 1987)
Mavis Neal Palmer
(1 episode, 1987)
Karen Newman ...
 Samantha (1 episode, 1987)
Rudy Pardee
(1 episode, 1987)
Raymond Patterson
(1 episode, 1987)
Ron Pinkard ...
 Doctor (1 episode, 1987)
Steve Rally ...
 Dancer #1 (1 episode, 1987)
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 Sharona (1 episode, 1987)
Jason Ross ...
 Greg (1 episode, 1987)
Le Rusch
(1 episode, 1987)
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 Briggs (1 episode, 1987)
J. Jay Saunders ...
 Mr. Walker (1 episode, 1987)
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 Farleigh Dickson (1 episode, 1987)
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 Diana (1 episode, 1987)
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 Frank (1 episode, 1987)
Shaun Shimoda ...
 Ship Passenger (1 episode, 1987)
Lionel Mark Smith ...
 Grover (1 episode, 1987)
Jon St. Elwood
(1 episode, 1987)
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 Bob (1 episode, 1987)
Dierk Torsek ...
 Reverend (1 episode, 1987)
Alan Toy ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1987)
Willie Tyler ...
 Chip / ... (1 episode, 1987)
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 Harry Leggs (1 episode, 1987)
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 Michelle (1 episode, 1987)
Terry Wills ...
 Mr. Beckmire (1 episode, 1987)
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 Ray (1 episode, 1987)
Stewart Wilson-Turner ...
 Millard Jenkins (1 episode, 1987)
Dayna Winston ...
 Judy Anne (1 episode, 1987)
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 Adam (1 episode, 1987)
Isabelle Wolfe ...
 Maid (1 episode, 1987)
David Allyn ...
 Dr. Yess (1 episode, 1988)
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 Ms. DeWitt (1 episode, 1988)
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 Helen (1 episode, 1988)
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 Vivian (1 episode, 1988)
Oscar DeGruy ...
 Grady (1 episode, 1988)
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 Freda (1 episode, 1988)
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 Craig (1 episode, 1988)
Damita Jo Freeman ...
 Cynthia (1 episode, 1988)
Regi Green ...
 Reggie (1 episode, 1988)
Montrose Hagins ...
 Grandmother (1 episode, 1988)
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 Dewey (1 episode, 1988)
René Le Vant ...
 Bob (1 episode, 1988)
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 Brian (1 episode, 1988)
Richard Molinare ...
 Waiter (1 episode, 1988)
Montgomery Roberts ...
 Timid Man (1 episode, 1988)
J.P. Romano ...
 The Bear (1 episode, 1988)
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 Strongman (1 episode, 1988)
Fred Slyter ...
 Manager (1 episode, 1988)
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 Joyce (1 episode, 1988)
Harry Waters Jr. ...
 Jerry (1 episode, 1988)
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 Kincaide (1 episode, 1988)
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 Neighbor (uncredited) (1 episode, 1987)
Douglas Maida ...
 Patron (uncredited) (1 episode, 1987)
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Series Produced by 

Larry Balmagia ... producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Michael S. Baser ... executive producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Mike Milligan ... supervising producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jay Moriarty ... supervising producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Kim Weiskopf ... executive producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bob Peete ... producer (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Andrew J. Selig ... line producer (1 episode, 1986)

Series Music by 

Henry Mancini ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Cinematography by 

Andrew Kassan ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Film Editing by 

Jerry Greene ... (1 episode, 1986)
Bob Shafer ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Casting By 

Fran Bascom ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Art Direction by 

David Sackeroff ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Costume Design by 

Toni Vitale ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Makeup Department 

Linda Cowan ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1986)
Ruby Ford ... hair stylist (1 episode, 1986)
William Howard ... hair stylist (1 episode, 1986)
June Josef ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1986)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Bernard F. Basley ... associate director (1 episode, 1985)
Bob Priest ... associate director (1 episode, 1985)
Ginger Grigg ... associate director (1 episode, 1986)

Series Art Department 

Greg Gneier ... assistant art director (43 episodes, 1986-1988)
Steve Coffey ... props (1 episode, 1986)
Bob Dicato ... props (1 episode, 1986)
Paul Paolasso ... props (1 episode, 1986)

Series Sound Department 

Steve Kibbons ... audio (1 episode, 1986)
Allen Patapoff ... re-recording mixer (1 episode, 1986)
Craig Porter ... re-recording mixer (1 episode, 1986)

Series Special Effects by 

Dennis Ellis ... special effects (1 episode, 1986)
Monte Hart ... special effects (1 episode, 1986)
Tim McElroy ... special effects (1 episode, 1986)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Kenny Christiansen ... gaffer (7 episodes, 1985)
Jeff Barnes ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
Mark Bauer ... electrical (1 episode, 1986)
Winston Houston ... electrical (1 episode, 1986)
Don Jones ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
John Kip ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
Andy Knight ... electrical (1 episode, 1986)
Jean Mason ... video (1 episode, 1986)
Bettina Mylenek ... camera operator (1 episode, 1986)
Harold Storey ... electrical (1 episode, 1986)
John O'Brien ... video (1 episode, 1987)

Series Casting Department 

Tim Flack ... executive in charge of casting (1 episode, 1986)

Series Music Department 

Bruce Miller ... conductor / music arranger (unknown episodes)

Series Other crew 

Mark Cendrowski ... stage manager (1 episode, 1986)
Tom Doak ... technical director (1 episode, 1986)
Ronald K. Joiner ... stage manager (1 episode, 1986)
Julie Meehan ... assistant to the producers (1 episode, 1986)
Cindy Nexon ... production assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Leslie Simon ... production coordinator (1 episode, 1986)
Bernard F. Basley ... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Dan Harary ... unit publicist (unknown episodes)

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