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2 September 1990 (USA) See more »
For a cool high school kid and his friends, thwarting authority figures and other enemies is not a problem. Full summary »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 9 of 53)

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 (68 episodes, 1990-1993)

Abraham Benrubi ... Larry Kubiac / ... (64 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)

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
Lon Diamond (73 episodes, 1990-1993)
Clyde Phillips (73 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
Thomas Lauifi .... propmaker (47 episodes, 1991-1993)

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
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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30 min (73 episodes)
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Did You Know?

In the episode "Musso and Frank", David Faustino makes a cameo appearance claiming that Frank had given him detention even though he went to a different school, Polk High. This is the high school his character Bud attends in _"Married... with Children" (1987)_. There is a debate of whether this is actually supposed to actually be Bud or Faustino playing himself.See more »
Jerry Steiner:Sirs, I'm going for the salmon!See more »
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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Mental Note: A great show, 29 September 2002
Author: aplato from Portland, OR

Somebody happened to say "coolness" to me yesterday who was wearing this obnoxious shirt, and it made me instantly remember this show. I religiously watched this show in college. The first season is nothing short of pure genius. Absolutely helarious with irreverant characters, whacky plots, and some camera work that rivals the Cohen brothers in Raising Arizona.

Every now and then you can catch somebody on Ebay selling off the entire show on VHS. If you get a chance to see an episode, don't miss it. Its genuinely funny stuff.

However, beware the 3rd season. The show's popularity seemed to cause it troubles with the Studio Execs so they retooled the show in the 3rd season and killed off a lot of its charm. Most of the 3rd season episodes are booooooring standard sit-com fair.

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Didn't they drop the 'Can't Lose' part in Season 3? blueeyedrevenge
Season 3 may not be coming to DVD samhain4000
I do love the show miamivicescott
'Isn't It Romantic' song from S02E03 Full Mental Jacket telltheinformer
Great series, so-so DVD picture quality karsten_nord
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