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Release Date:
23 September 1987 (USA) See more »
"Slap" Maxwell is a sportswriter of the old-school--hard-working, uncompromised. Unfortunately, his... See more »
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Won Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 12)

Dabney Coleman ... Slap Maxwell (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
Brian Smiar ... Nelson Kruger (22 episodes, 1987-1988)

Megan Gallagher ... Judy Ralston (21 episodes, 1987-1988)

Bill Cobbs ... The Dutchman (20 episodes, 1987-1988)
Bill Calvert ... Charlie Wilson (11 episodes, 1987-1988)

Susan Anspach ... Annie Maxwell (10 episodes, 1987-1988)

Series Directed by
Peter Baldwin (1 episode, 1987)
Jay Tarses (1 episode, 1987)

Steve Dubin (unknown episodes)
Gino Tanasescu (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Norma Safford Vela (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Kevin C. Slattery .... associate producer (22 episodes, 1987-1988)

Jay Tarses .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Patrick Williams (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Steve Dubin (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Meg Liberman (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Kurt Meisenbach (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Avra Douglas (22 episodes, 1987-1988)

Kurt Meisenbach (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Eric J. Goldstein .... boom operator / sound (22 episodes, 1987-1988)

Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Daryl 'Dazz' Reynolds .... best boy (unknown episodes)
Series Transportation Department
Tim Abbatoye .... transportation captain (1 episode, 1988)

Billy G. Arter .... transportation coordinator (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Tony Carey .... studio production coordinator (22 episodes, 1987-1988)

Keith Bickford .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Patience Thoreson .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)

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30 min (22 episodes)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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4 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Began a pattern..., 27 June 2008
Author: spiritof67 from United States

One of the interesting things about this show is that it marked the beginning of an interesting pattern for Megan Gallagher: she got fired off a popular show. Happened again on China Beach. Happened again on Millennium. Somebody needs to investigate or interview her to find out what's up. I think she holds some kind of record here...there has to be a reason why a talented actress like her, certainly easy on the eyes, gets bounced unceremoniously off three different shows, and that's just the ones about which I know. She seems to work pretty regularly, so it doesn't seem like she's a pariah - and yet there's still a pattern here. There's got to be something to this. Anybody know anything?

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