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Release Date:
9 August 1993 (USA) See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 7)

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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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Big wave Dave's needed a chance!, 17 February 2012
Author: gingasnaps from United States

I can't remember when this show aired, but obviously it was only on six weeks and then canned. Did the network just make it as filler for an empty time slot? I think it had a lot of potential. Maybe the premise was shaky, and the Hawaiian sets a little too phony, but the jokes were smart, funny, and the main cast was absolutely stellar! The Ernest Hemingway riffs and theme throughout was an added touch. Too bad it didn't get at least one full season.

It was great to see the humorous side of the wonderful actor David Morse. He is usually cast as a villain, simpleton, or cop. But I think he can truly play anything! (And that of course includes doctors and Pilots! :) I would love to see him take another crack as a lead in a comedic series.

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