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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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These Great Episodes Of Slap Maxwell Are Available On DVD See more (4 total) »


 (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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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
These Great Episodes Of Slap Maxwell Are Available On DVD, 5 March 2008
Author: woodmydarling from United States

I was lucky enough to find the 4 disc complete series of one of my favorite shows (The Slap Maxwell Story) on DVD.

The price of the DVD's was very reasonable, and the quality of the (obviously homemade, from what appears to be VHS tape) analog transfer to digital was clearly decent enough for me to once again enjoy the viewing this classic show (first released on the ABC television network in 1987).

The Slap Maxwell Story along with another Dabney Coleman TV show (Buffalo Bill) was (in my opinion), great television acting, and exquisite (dark comedy) television writing at it's best.

For all of the other "Slap" fans out there, here's is the website address where I found The Slap Maxwell Story DVD's,...


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