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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
20 June 1992 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
In the 1950s, a group of television performers attempt to put together a live variety program and often find disastrous results. Full summary »
User Reviews:
Too great for anyone to have seen. See more (22 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 15 of 20)

Ian Buchanan ... Lester Guy (7 episodes, 1992)
Nancye Ferguson ... Ruth Trueworthy (7 episodes, 1992)

Miguel Ferrer ... Bud Budwaller (7 episodes, 1992)

Gary Grossman ... Bert Schein (7 episodes, 1992)

Mel Johnson Jr. ... Mickey (7 episodes, 1992)

Marvin Kaplan ... Dwight McGonigle (7 episodes, 1992)

David L. Lander ... Valdja Gochktch (7 episodes, 1992)
Kim McGuire ... Nicole Thorne (7 episodes, 1992)

Marla Rubinoff ... Betty Hudson (7 episodes, 1992)

Tracey Walter ... 'Blinky' Watts (7 episodes, 1992)
Raleigh Friend ... Hurry Up Twin (7 episodes, 1992)
Buddy Douglas ... Buddy Morris / ... (7 episodes, 1992)
Raymond Friend ... Hurry Up Twin (7 episodes, 1992)

Irwin Keyes ... Shorty the Stagehand (7 episodes, 1992)
Everett Greenbaum ... ZBC Announcer / ... (7 episodes, 1992)
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Series Directed by
Jack Fisk (2 episodes, 1992)
Lesli Linka Glatter (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Writing credits
Mark Frost (5 episodes, 1992)
David Lynch (5 episodes, 1992)
Robert Engels (3 episodes, 1992)

Series Produced by
David Lynch .... producer / executive producer (7 episodes, 1992)
Robert Engels .... co-executive producer (6 episodes, 1992)
Mark Frost .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1992)
Deepak Nayar .... producer (6 episodes, 1992)
John Wentworth .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Original Music by
Angelo Badalamenti (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Cinematography by
Ronald Víctor García (3 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Film Editing by
David Siegel (3 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Casting by
Johanna Ray (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Production Design by
Okowita (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Art Direction by
Gregory Van Horn (1 episode, 1992)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Bob Kensinger (7 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Costume Design by
Amy Stofsky (1 episode, 1992)
 
Series Makeup Department
Heba Thorisdottir .... makeup artist / makeup assistant (7 episodes, 1992)
Annette E. Fabrizi .... key hair stylist (2 episodes, 1992)
Carla Rosetto Fabrizi .... key makeup artist (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Production Management
Lisa C. Cook .... production supervisor (6 episodes, 1992)
Ken Scherer .... chief operating officer: Lynch/Frost Productions, L.P. / executive in charge of production (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lisanne Sartor .... dga trainee (7 episodes, 1992)
Simon Barron .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 1992)
Scott Cameron .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Art Department
Walter Cahall .... art department assistant / art department coordinator (2 episodes, 1992)
Keith Cox .... construction coordinator (2 episodes, 1992)
Jon Kazunaga .... construction foreman (2 episodes, 1992)
David E. Robinson .... lead painter (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer (7 episodes, 1992)
Jim Fitzpatrick .... sound re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 1992)
Richard Thomas .... sound effects editor (3 episodes, 1992)
Richard Taylor .... supervising sound editor (2 episodes, 1992)

Peter Bergren .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Thomas DeGorter .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Arthur Brewer .... special effects coordinator (1 episode, 1992)
Patricia Brewer .... special effects assistant (1 episode, 1992)
Gary D'Amico .... special effects coordinator (1 episode, 1992)
Robert Short .... animatronic dog effects (1 episode, 1992)
 
Series Stunts
Jeff Smolek .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Archer .... best boy electric (1 episode, 1992)
Scott Browner .... first assistant camera (1 episode, 1992)
John Buckley .... gaffer (1 episode, 1992)
Don Davis .... first assistant camera: additional camera (1 episode, 1992)
Sean Doyle .... camera operator (1 episode, 1992)
Kimman Harmon .... second assistant camera (1 episode, 1992)
Paul Hughen .... second camera operator (1 episode, 1992)
Fred R. Jochheim .... best boy grip (1 episode, 1992)
Jeffrey A. Johnson .... best boy grip (1 episode, 1992)
Duane Journey .... key grip (1 episode, 1992)
Tommy Klines .... first assistant camera (1 episode, 1992)
Greg Luntzel .... second assistant camera (1 episode, 1992)
Tom Marvel .... best boy electric (1 episode, 1992)
Lloyd Moriarity .... key grip (1 episode, 1992)
Allen Navratil .... still photographer (1 episode, 1992)
Larissa Supplitt .... camera loader (1 episode, 1992)
Monte Swann .... video technical director (1 episode, 1992)
Wendy Van Dyke .... second assistant camera (1 episode, 1992)
Rick A. West .... gaffer (1 episode, 1992)
 
Series Casting Department
Elaine J. Huzzar .... casting associate (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mayes C. Rubeo .... assistant costume designer / costumer (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Editorial Department
Deborah Gavlak .... assistant editor / assistant film editor (6 episodes, 1992)
Nancy Shumovich .... post-production assistant / post-production coordinator (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Music Department
Angelo Badalamenti .... conductor / orchestrator (2 episodes, 1992)
Rickio Woods .... assistant music editor (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Transportation Department
Rudy Limauro .... transportation captain (1 episode, 1992)
Greg Van Dyke .... transportation coordinator (1 episode, 1992)
 
Series Other crew
Desdemona Bandini .... production assistant / production associate (7 episodes, 1992)
Nowell Grossman .... production accountant / production coordinator (6 episodes, 1992)
Sabrina S. Sutherland .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 1992)
Joshua Weisel .... production assistant (3 episodes, 1992)
Cori Glazer .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1992)
Craig MacLachlan .... production associate (2 episodes, 1992)
Gaye Pope .... unit publicist (2 episodes, 1992)
Debby Trutnik .... assistant: David Lynch (2 episodes, 1992)
Lori Tulli-Mitchell .... assistant: Mark Frost (2 episodes, 1992)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (7 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Buddy Morris, dressed as a bellboy and played by Buddy Douglas, is a reference to the classic "Call for Philip Morris!" ad campaign.See more »
Quotes:
Lester Guy:Yes, well, what do they know in South Dakota?
Buddy Budwaller:They know what they like.
Lester Guy:If they knew what they liked, they wouldn't be in South Dakota.
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Too great for anyone to have seen., 21 July 2000
Author: roarshock from Oregon USA

I knew it wouldn't last, I loved it just too much. Television does that to me all the time. This was such a wonderful bizarre comedy. What there was of it. Miguel Ferrer performed with such serious, straight-faced intensity. Will I ever get to see all seven episodes?

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