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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
2 September 1990 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
For a cool high school kid and his friends, thwarting authority figures and other enemies is not a problem. Full summary »
Awards:
8 nominations See more »
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(47 articles)
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Cast

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Corin Nemec ... Parker Lloyd Lewis (73 episodes, 1990-1993)

Billy Jayne ... Mikey Randall (73 episodes, 1990-1993)
Troy W. Slaten ... Jerry Steiner (73 episodes, 1990-1993)

Melanie Chartoff ... Principal Grace Musso (71 episodes, 1990-1993)

Maia Brewton ... Shelly Lewis (67 episodes, 1990-1993)

Abraham Benrubi ... Larry Kubiac / ... (63 episodes, 1990-1993)
Taj Johnson ... Frank Lemmer (45 episodes, 1990-1992)
Suzy Broad ... Student (33 episodes, 1990-1992)

Timothy Stack ... Mr. Martin Lewis (32 episodes, 1990-1993)
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Series Directed by
Bryan Spicer (21 episodes, 1990-1992)
Rob Bowman (12 episodes, 1991-1993)
Larry Shaw (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Max Tash (8 episodes, 1990-1991)
Mike Finney (7 episodes, 1992-1993)
Andy Tennant (5 episodes, 1990-1991)
Jeff Melman (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
Mark Jean (2 episodes, 1991)
 
Series Writing credits
Clyde Phillips (73 episodes, 1990-1993)
Lon Diamond (33 episodes, 1990-1993)
Adam Barr (11 episodes, 1990-1992)
Peter Ocko (11 episodes, 1990-1992)
Alan Cross (10 episodes, 1990-1992)
Tom Spezialy (10 episodes, 1990-1992)
Tom Straw (7 episodes, 1990-1991)
Renee Palyo (7 episodes, 1991-1993)
David Steven Cohen (5 episodes, 1991-1992)
Roger S.H. Schulman (5 episodes, 1991-1992)
Brenda Lilly (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Sheryl J. Anderson (2 episodes, 1991-1992)

David Silverman (unknown episodes)
Stephen Sustarsic (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Clyde Phillips .... executive producer (73 episodes, 1990-1993)
Tom Spezialy .... co-executive producer / producer (73 episodes, 1990-1993)
Lon Diamond .... co-executive producer / supervising producer / ... (63 episodes, 1990-1993)
Robert Lloyd Lewis .... co-executive producer / supervising producer (62 episodes, 1990-1993)
David Steven Cohen .... supervising producer / co-executive producer (47 episodes, 1991-1993)
Roger S.H. Schulman .... supervising producer / co-executive producer (37 episodes, 1991-1993)
Tom Straw .... co-executive producer (25 episodes, 1990-1991)
Bryan Spicer .... producer (24 episodes, 1991-1992)
Robert M. Rolsky .... line producer (13 episodes, 1990-1991)
Alan Cross .... producer (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Larry Shaw .... producer (11 episodes, 1992-1993)
Russell Marcus .... producer (7 episodes, 1990)
Larry Phillips .... producer (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Original Music by
Dennis McCarthy (73 episodes, 1990-1993)
 
Series Cinematography by
Paul Maibaum (60 episodes, 1990-1993)
 
Series Film Editing by
Russell Denove (1 episode, 1990)

Stuart Bass (unknown episodes)
Alan Chudnow (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Michael A. Katcher (1 episode, 1989-1992)

Marc Hirschfeld (unknown episodes, 1989-1992)
Meg Liberman (unknown episodes, 1989-1992)
 
Series Production Design by
Eva Anna Andry (1 episode, 1990)
Bill Eigenbrodt (1 episode, 1993)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Debra Combs (1 episode, 1993)
 
Series Costume Design by
Kathleen Detoro (1 episode, 1990)
Simon Tuke (1 episode, 1993)
 
Series Makeup Department
Frank A. Gluck .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1990)
Delree F. Todd .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Production Management
David Menteer .... unit production manager (1 episode, 1990)
Mark R. Schilz .... unit production manager (1 episode, 1993)

Robert M. Rolsky .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Coad .... second assistant director (1 episode, 1990)
Bruce Humphrey .... first assistant director (1 episode, 1990)
Gary Law .... first assistant director (1 episode, 1993)
Mike Schilz .... second assistant director (1 episode, 1993)

Ricardo Méndez Matta .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Pola Schreiber .... property master (1 episode, 1990)

Jim Dultz .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Tim Chilton .... foley artist (73 episodes, 1990-1993)
Michael Stone .... sound mixer (73 episodes, 1990-1993)
Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
Ron Garrard .... sound recordist (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
Robb Navrides .... sound editor (16 episodes, 1990-1993)
Bill Rojas .... sound facility supervisor (14 episodes, 1990)

Marti D. Humphrey .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Albert Ibbotson .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Mark L. Mangino .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Timothy Pearson .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
Bob Redpath .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
Otis Van Osten .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Marco Paul .... utility stunts (3 episodes, 1991-1993)

Mike Gunther .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Linda Brown .... assistant camera (73 episodes, 1990-1993)
Earl C. Williman .... gaffer (73 episodes, 1990-1993)

Paul C. Babin .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Edward S. Marks .... theatrical lighting designer (unknown episodes)
Scott C. Williman .... electrician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Paul Garnica .... background casting (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marie Boller .... set costumer (12 episodes, 1991)
Susan Roberts .... set costumer (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Music Department
Clyde Phillips .... composer: theme lyrics (25 episodes, 1991-1992)
 
Series Transportation Department
Bill Cresant .... transportation coordinator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Todd Fischer .... production assistant (47 episodes, 1991-1993)
Josh Stolberg .... production assistant (47 episodes, 1991-1993)
Fran McConnell .... production supervisor (26 episodes, 1990-1991)

Nancy E. Barr .... production coordinator (unknown episodes, 1990)
Marilyn Belknap .... assistant to producer (unknown episodes)
Kim Hedland .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
Guy Killum .... adr voice (unknown episodes)
Harry Lu .... armorer (unknown episodes)
Marybeth Martin-Eck .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Parker Lewis" - USA (third season title)
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Runtime:
30 min (73 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Pop-punk band Fall Out Boy released a song titled "Parker Lewis Can't Lose (But I'm Gonna Give It My Best Shot)" on their 2002 debut album "Fall Out Boy's Evening Out With Your Girlfriend."See more »
Quotes:
Parker Lewis:Gentlemen, synchronize Swatches!See more »
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31 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
Clever and Funny, 31 May 2001
Author: Matthew Ignoffo (mermatt@webtv.net) from Eatontown, NJ, USA

This show was clever and funny -- and so the network really didn't get it. Some of the satire of middle-class "morality," school bureaucracy, and human egotism was too sharp for the tastes of those folks who prefer every sitcom to be a carbon copy of every other sitcom, all of which are Punch & Judy shows.

Parker was a bright student with a couple of loyal buds who constantly fought their way out of the snares created by the unimaginative world around them. The show was creative, imaginative, funny, and touching. I'm glad to see that it has a new life on cable reruns.

Mental note: Watch the show!

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