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Release Date:
15 September 1995 (USA) See more »
A photographer suffers from "strange luck," and is the victim of both good and bad coincidences that involve him in the problems of others. Full summary »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
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D.B. Sweeney ... Chance Harper / ... (17 episodes, 1995-1996)

Cynthia Martells ... Dr. Anne Richter (17 episodes, 1995-1996)

Frances Fisher ... Angie (17 episodes, 1995-1996)

Pamela Gidley ... Audrey Westin (17 episodes, 1995-1996)

Series Directed by
David Jackson (3 episodes, 1995)
John T. Kretchmer (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Greg Beeman (2 episodes, 1995)
Series Writing credits
Karl Schaefer (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Michael Cassutt (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kerry Lenhart (3 episodes, 1995)
John J. Sakmar (3 episodes, 1995)
Matt Dearborn (2 episodes, 1995)

Racelle Rosett Schaefer (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
John Peter Kousakis .... supervising producer / co-executive producer (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kerry Lenhart .... co-executive producer (16 episodes, 1995-1996)
John J. Sakmar .... co-executive producer (16 episodes, 1995-1996)
Michael Cassutt .... co-executive producer (15 episodes, 1995-1996)
Karl Schaefer .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Bruce L. Shurley .... co-producer (7 episodes, 1995-1996)

Amy Brotslaw .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Mark Mothersbaugh (1 episode, 1995-1996)
Series Cinematography by
Robert McLachlan (16 episodes, 1995-1996)
Series Film Editing by
Adam Wolfe (1 episode, 1996)

Stuart Bass (unknown episodes)
Lee Haxall (unknown episodes)
Lance Luckey (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Eric Dawson (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Carol Kritzer (1 episode, 1995-1996)
Robert J. Ulrich (1 episode, 1995-1996)
Series Production Design by
Phil Schmidt (1 episode, 1996)
Series Art Direction by
James Cordeiro (11 episodes, 1995-1996)
Series Set Decoration by
Robert Davidson (1 episode, 1996)

Kurt Meisenbach (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Diane Widas (1 episode, 1996)
Series Makeup Department
Patrick O'Brien .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1996)
Carolyn Stewart .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1996)
Series Production Management
Rod Paul .... executive in charge of production (1 episode, 1995)
Ron French .... production manager (1 episode, 1996)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jack Hardy .... first assistant director (1 episode, 1996)
Kevin Parks .... second assistant director (1 episode, 1996)

Mark D. Currie .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Roger Scott Russell .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Robert K. Smith .... property master (15 episodes, 1995-1996)
Harry Griffin-Beale .... construction coordinator (10 episodes, 1995)

Wayne Lindholm .... construction foreman (unknown episodes)
Max Matsuoka .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
Colin Matthews .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
Andrew Moore .... construction coordinator (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Andrew Spencer Dawson .... supervising sound editor (17 episodes, 1995-1996)

Norval D. Crutcher III .... adr editor / dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Rich Cusano .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Mike Getlin .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Jeff Hook .... adr recordist (unknown episodes)
Ken Lee .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Michael McGee .... production sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Stacey Nakasone .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Dean Okrand .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Bill Thiederman .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Richard Webb .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Bob Comer .... special effects coordinator (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Series Visual Effects by
Lee Wilson .... visual effects supervisor (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Michelle Comens .... visual effects coordinator (4 episodes, 1995)

Eric Alba .... visual effects supervisor: Northwest Imaging & FX (unknown episodes)
Christine Petrov .... digital compositing artist (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Jason Calder .... stunt double (1 episode, 1995)
Jim Dunn .... stunt performer (1 episode, 1995)
Bill Edwards .... stunt driver (1 episode, 1995)
Scott Nicholson .... stunts (1 episode, 1995)
Lou Bollo .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1996)

Bud Davis .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Dave Hospes .... stunts (unknown episodes)
David Jacox .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Hannah Kozak .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Buckmaster .... gaffer (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Jill MacLauchlan .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (8 episodes, 1995)

Larry Portmann .... focus puller: "b" camera (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Coreen Mayrs .... casting: Vancouver (1 episode, 1996)

Nelia Morago .... casting assistant: Los Angeles (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
John A. Barton .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1995)
Series Music Department
Michael Baber .... music editor (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
P.J. Bloom .... music assistant (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Evyen Klean .... music consultant / music supervisor (2 episodes, 1995-1996)

David Sibley .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Transportation Department
Mike Sassen .... transportation captain (17 episodes, 1995-1996)
Series Other crew
Matt Dearborn .... creative consultant / executive story consultant (2 episodes, 1995-1996)

Kim Cowan .... unit publicist (unknown episodes)
Andrew Doucette .... title designer (unknown episodes)
Craig Forrest .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Andrew J. Sacks .... production coordinator: Los Angeles (unknown episodes)
Kent Sponagle .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)

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60 min | Germany:45 min (17 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Episode #11, "Brothers Grim," has Chance's brother Eric telling him to contact Fox Mulder of the FBI - a reference to "X-Files, The" (1993).See more »
Chance Harper:There's an old Chinese curse: "May you live in interesting times."See more »
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Referenced in Gone Home (2013) (VG)See more »


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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
This show is why DVD was invented! Why no release yet?, 12 October 2005
Author: johnnybeyond from South Korea

This show was one of the many casualties Fox incurred when they shifted X-FILES to Sundays and tried to fill it's old Friday slot with more quirky shows. This show was great but Fox forgot that X-Files took time to build an audience; they canceled it after less than 10 airings, I believe. DB Sweeney and Francis Fisher were very appealing, but the real star was THE WRITING! Clever plots, centering on luck and coincidence, and good dialog.

I guess Fox didn't think it was a REAL network until they started killing potential late-breakout hits with early cancellation decisions... the one moronic TRUE indicator of a network exec at work!

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