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"The Ben Stiller Show" (1992) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1992-1993

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The Ben Stiller Show: Season 1: Episode 12 -- The cast introduces several comedy sketches. Sketches include: A Few Good Scouts - a parody of A Few Good Men; "Cops" in Medieval Times; Ben Stiller's Music News with Marky Mark (Mark Wahlberg) and Casey Kasem;

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1
Release Date:
27 September 1992 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often... See more »
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Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. See more »
User Reviews:
Gene Garafuello See more (27 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 21)

Ben Stiller ... Various Characters / ... (13 episodes, 1992-1993)

Andy Dick ... Various Characters (13 episodes, 1992-1993)

Janeane Garofalo ... Various Characters (13 episodes, 1992-1993)

Bob Odenkirk ... Various Characters (13 episodes, 1992-1993)

John F. O'Donohue ... Various Characters / ... (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Farzad Aghili ... Ben's Neighbor (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
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Series Directed by
John Fortenberry (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Ben Stiller (9 episodes, 1992-1993)
Troy Miller (7 episodes, 1992)
Paul Miller (5 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Writing credits
Judd Apatow (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Jeff Kahn (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Ben Stiller (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Robert Cohen (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
David Cross (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Brent Forrester (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Janeane Garofalo (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Bruce Kirschbaum (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Bob Odenkirk (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Sultan Pepper (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Dino Stamatopoulos (12 episodes, 1992-1993)

Series Produced by
Judd Apatow .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Robert Caplain .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
John Fortenberry .... supervising producer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Michael Jay Hill .... line producer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
James Jones .... producer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Jeff Kahn .... supervising producer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Charlotte Bowen Roewe .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Ben Stiller .... producer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Bruce Kirschbaum .... co-executive producer (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
Denis Biggs .... line producer (3 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Original Music by
Greg O'Connor (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Cinematography by
Russ T. Alsobrook (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Clyde W. Smith (3 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Film Editing by
Kurt Heydle (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Vic Lowrey (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Richard LaBrie (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Casting by
Bonita Pietila (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Cheryl Bayer (3 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Production Design by
Sharon Seymour (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jeff Knipp (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Maggie Martin (13 episodes, 1992-1993)

Michele Munoz (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Julie Carnahan (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Makeup Department
Michael Burnett .... makeup designer / special makeup effects artist (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Dianne Roberson .... hair stylist (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Peggy Nichols .... makeup artist (9 episodes, 1992-1993)
Barbara Gotschall .... makeup artist (8 episodes, 1992-1993)
Felicia Linsky .... makeup department head / makeup artist (7 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Production Management
John Dalve .... production supervisor (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ken Fuchs .... associate director (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Art Department
Scott Tabor .... property master (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Jeff Wunderlich .... graphic designer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Jeff White .... assistant property master (11 episodes, 1992-1993)

Michael Krantz .... art department production assistant (unknown episodes)
Mark Sakamoto .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Thomas Brandau .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 1992-1993)
Douglas Shamburger .... boom operator (5 episodes, 1992-1993)
Mark Weingarten .... sound mixer (5 episodes, 1992)
J. Stanley Johnston .... post-production sound (3 episodes, 1992)

David Weinstock .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Thomas M. Ficke .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1992)
Michael Owen .... stunts (1 episode, 1992)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Rod Farley .... key grip (11 episodes, 1992-1993)
Gerd Zimmermann .... grip / key grip (8 episodes, 1992-1993)
Michael T. Balog .... gaffer (8 episodes, 1992)
Patti Lee .... best person / electrician (7 episodes, 1992-1993)
Jeff Mirowski .... grip (7 episodes, 1992-1993)
Brian Bernstein .... first assistant camera (6 episodes, 1992-1993)
Andrea Chesney .... second assistant camera (5 episodes, 1992-1993)
Jeff Zucker .... gaffer (2 episodes, 1992-1993)
Curtis Bradford .... gaffer (2 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Wendy J. Greiner .... key costumer (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Philip Mershon .... costume supervisor (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Editorial Department
Michael Bateman .... post-production coordinator (12 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Location Management
Ashley R. Friedman .... location manager (3 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Music Department
Dweezil Zappa .... composer: theme music / composer: additional music (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Marc David Decker .... composer: additional music (3 episodes, 1992)
John Zonars .... music supervisor (3 episodes, 1992)
Scott Roewe .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Transportation Department
Bruce Comtois .... transportation coordinator (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Other crew
Jack Giarraputo .... assistant to Judd Apatow (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Rob Hammersley .... writers assistant (13 episodes, 1992-1993)
Joann Kamay .... stage manager (11 episodes, 1992-1993)
Cheryl Starbuck .... script supervisor (10 episodes, 1992-1993)
Krista Larson .... production auditor (7 episodes, 1992-1993)

Tom Bell .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
306 min | 30 min (13 episodes)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
The tune that plays in the background after the opening credits by Dweezil Zappa is an alternate version of the instrumental track "Groove Holmes" by the Beastie Boys, from their 1992 album "Check Your Head." Ben Stiller is a noted fan of the Beastie Boys.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The timestamps on Ben's video diary segments never increment, even though the individual segments usually last more than a minute. This is probably due to the fact that they were added in post-production, and weren't a result of a real camcorder's time/date stamp.See more »
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Groove HolmesSee more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Gene Garafuello, 16 October 2011
Author: thisidisnotavailable19 from United States

Seems like everyone who was a part of this show is better than this show. I don't think it lives up to it's reputation, though it had funny moments(the Manson sketch is good enough it could have been on Mr. Show) but it was surprisingly bad for how talented every person working on it was.

But all my favorites from this show (Odenkirk, Cross, Stamatopoulos, Garofalo, though only as an extra, sometimes, unfortunately)were later on Mr. Show which I think is a much better example of an unfair cancellation than this.

Sometimes feels like Garofalo and Odenkirk didn't get as much of a chance to shine as Stiller and Dick, though that could be completely imagined on my part just cause I like them best. In all the in between sketches with Ben and Janeane he seemed to sorta push her into a lady roll that she didn't really fit like you know, "You look pretty, Janeane." "The fans wanna see you in a bikini, Janeane." And she isn't really at her funniest like that. Bob seemed almost invisible and he hasn't anywhere else I've seen him.

It feels like people maybe kind of know somewhere deep down that it isn't as good as they're saying it is. I can't begin to understand how anyone could say it's the best comedy show of all time.

I also can't bring myself to agree with anyone that hates it, though I get where they're coming from. It's fun to watch this show but that might only be because of how happy it makes me to see all their faces.

Even though this doesn't matter, I feel like mentioning it, the beginning credits are some of my favorite beginning credits ever. I really love them.

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