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Release Date:
9 August 1993 (USA) See more »
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Adam Arkin ... Marshall Fisher (6 episodes, 1993)

Jane Kaczmarek ... Karen Fisher (6 episodes, 1993)

Patrick Breen ... Richie Lamonica (6 episodes, 1993)

Kurtwood Smith ... Jack Lord (6 episodes, 1993)

David Morse ... Dave Bell (6 episodes, 1993)

Series Directed by
Andy Ackerman (6 episodes, 1993)
Series Writing credits
David Isaacs (6 episodes, 1993)
Ken Levine (6 episodes, 1993)

Series Produced by
Larina Jean Adamson .... producer (6 episodes, 1993)
Michael R. Cannata .... associate producer (6 episodes, 1993)
David Isaacs .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1993)
Ken Levine .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1993)
Andy Ackerman .... producer (5 episodes, 1993)
Larry Balmagia .... producer (5 episodes, 1993)
Rob Long .... co-executive producer (5 episodes, 1993)
Dan Staley .... co-executive producer (5 episodes, 1993)
Series Original Music by
Paul A. Kreiling (2 episodes, 1993)
Series Cinematography by
Gregg Heschong (6 episodes, 1993)
Series Film Editing by
Darryl Bates (1 episode, 1993)
Peter Chakos (1 episode, 1993)
Mike Wilcox (1 episode, 1993)
Series Casting by
Jeff Greenberg (1 episode, 1993)
Series Production Design by
Bill Brzeski (2 episodes, 1993)
Series Art Direction by
Bill Brzeski (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Phil Snyder (2 episodes, 1993)
Series Makeup Department
Elizabeth Cooper Smokler .... makeup department head / make-up / ... (6 episodes, 1993)
Faye Woods .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1993)

Valerie Scott .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Mark Nasser .... post-production supervisor (6 episodes, 1993)
David Menteer .... unit production manager (2 episodes, 1993)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Caryn Shick .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1993)
Jo Anne Singer .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1993)
Series Sound Department
Michael Ballin .... sound mixer (2 episodes, 1993)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ben Batzdorff .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Paul Ferrara .... key grip (unknown episodes)
David French .... grip (unknown episodes)
Henry Minski .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Helen Mossler .... casting executive (2 episodes, 1993)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathleen Brodbeck .... costumer (2 episodes, 1993)
Series Editorial Department
Rita Rokisky .... post-production coordinator (1 episode, 1993)
Series Other crew
Susie Johnson .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 1993)
Elizabeth C. Porter .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1993)
Chris Porterfield .... production coordinator (1 episode, 1993)

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2 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Undertow., 5 June 2004
Author: tfrizzell from United States

Hideous dog of a sitcom that lasted basically no time on CBS before it was yanked due to invisible ratings on the Nielsen Scale. Three losers (led by Adam Arkin) leave their suburban lives to run a beach resort where surfing and hot women in bikinis are the calling cards. The series suffered from stupid situations and ideas that seemed lost on the early-1990s viewing crowed. Good television actors like Kurtwood Smith, Jane Kaczmarek and David Morse all could not make up for a show that just never found itself (I do not think there was ever a reputable concept here to start with). Total disgust by big executives at CBS and total ignorance by the viewing public would mercifully give "Big Wave Dave's" a burial at sea. Turkey (0 stars out of 5).

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