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"Profit" (1996) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1996-

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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
8 April 1996 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A Name You Can't Trust
Plot:
Jim Profit works for a multinational company, and isn't above using any means necessary to get ahead... See more »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
the most unique, brutal and best TV show in recent years See more (49 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 18)

Adrian Pasdar ... Jim Profit (8 episodes, 1996-1997)

Lisa Darr ... Gail Koner (8 episodes, 1996-1997)

Lisa Blount ... Bobbi Stakowski (8 episodes, 1996-1997)

Jack Gwaltney ... Pete Gracen (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Allison Hossack ... Nora Gracen (8 episodes, 1996-1997)

Keith Szarabajka ... Charles Henry "Chaz" Gracen (8 episodes, 1996-1997)

Lisa Zane ... Joanne Meltzer (8 episodes, 1996-1997)

Sherman Augustus ... Jeffrey Sykes (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
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Series Directed by
Robert Iscove (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Writing credits
David Greenwalt (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
John McNamara (3 episodes, 1996-1997)

Series Produced by
Stephen J. Cannell .... executive producer / producer (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
David Greenwalt .... executive producer (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Robert Iscove .... co-executive producer / producer (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
John McNamara .... executive producer (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Connie Dolphin .... associate producer (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Fiona Duncanson .... associate producer (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
W.K. Scott Meyer .... co-producer (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
John B. Moranville .... producer (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Original Music by
Walter Murphy (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Mike Post (2 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Cinematography by
Peter F. Woeste (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rodney Charters (3 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Film Editing by
Alan L. Shefland (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Casey O. Rohrs (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Casting by
Simon Ayer (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Production Design by
Richard Hudolin (1 episode, 1996)
 
Series Art Direction by
Glen W. Pearson (7 episodes, 1996-1997)

Bridget McGuire (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Michael Bethune (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lesley Beale (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Costume Design by
Gregory Mah (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Makeup Department
Dianne Pelletier .... makeup artist (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Michael Pachal .... hair stylist (7 episodes, 1996-1997)

Debra Regnier .... assistant makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Hugh Spencer-Phillips .... production manager (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sheila Carpenter .... second assistant director (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
John Mavrogeorge .... third assistant director (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Richard Coleman .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tim Sereda .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 1996-1997)

Andy Mikita .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Gordon Bellamy .... construction sculptor (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Frank Haddad .... head greensman (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Brent Lane .... property master (7 episodes, 1996-1997)

Chris Claridge .... construction coordinator (unknown episodes)
Barry Kootchin .... head scenic artist (unknown episodes)
Kimberley Regent .... property buyer (unknown episodes)
Chris Sneddon .... construction foreman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Ken Biehl .... sound re-recording mixer (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jim Harrington .... foley artist (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Michael Keeping .... foley artist (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Greg Stewart .... sound re-recording mixer (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
David Husby .... sound mixer (7 episodes, 1996-1997)

Stephen Cheung .... adr mixer / dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Andrew Chamberlayne .... special effects coordinator (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Michelle Comens .... visual effects coordinator (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Marusha Xeros .... visual effects coordinator (6 episodes, 1996-1997)

Eric Alba .... visual effects supervisor: Northwest Imaging & FX (unknown episodes)
Steward Burris .... computer graphic artist: North West Imaging & FX (unknown episodes)
Paul Patrick Quinn .... visual effects producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Kirk Jarrett .... stunt coordinator (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Danny Virtue .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 1996-1997)

Scott Nicholson .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Andrew Mulkani .... key grip (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Paul Slatter .... gaffer (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Julian Chojnacki .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1996)
David Crone .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1997)
Lecily Corbett .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Casting Department
Stacey Levy .... casting associate: Los Angeles (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lindsay Walker .... casting: Vancouver (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rena Campbell .... assistant costume designer (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Music Department
Libby Pedersen .... music editor (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Mike Post .... composer: theme music (6 episodes, 1996-1997)

David Sibley .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Allan Morgan .... transportation coordinator (7 episodes, 1996-1997)

James Perenseff .... transportation manager: Cannell (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Kim Cowan .... unit publicist (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Grace Curcio .... assistant: Stephen J. Cannell (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Kyle Ham .... assistant to co-executive producers / assistant to executive producer (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Bruce L. Brownstein .... location manager (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Candice Field .... script supervisor (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Shana Fischer Huber .... assistant to executive producer (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Erica Maletz .... production coordinator (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Scott Steyns .... playback coordinator (6 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jacqueline Lovejoy .... publicist (4 episodes, 1996)

Danny Ho .... computer playback operator (unknown episodes)
Susan Murray .... assistant production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Darren Robertson .... playback coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
45 min (7 episodes) | 90 min (pilot)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Entertainment Weekly included Profit in its 25 Greatest Cult TV Shows Ever" at position #14 in the September 29, 2009 issue.See more »
Quotes:
Jim Profit:[voice-over] The key to real success is to take all your fears and put them in a box and lock them away. Of course not every evil can be tied up in a neat little package. But that's the challenge - to face our own personal darkness and to put our demons where they can't hurt us any more, to do what we can to make the world
[spoken]
Jim Profit:a better place.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Cement (2000)See more »

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16 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
the most unique, brutal and best TV show in recent years, 3 April 2005
Author: Leo Zaldivar (francis69z@yahoo.com) from Philippines

I have seen this show when I was about 14 and absolutely loved it. Jim Profit is perhaps the most brutal yet extremely likable psychopath in television history, and he's the lead!!! It is unfortunate that the show was cancelled perhaps because the premise and the show's intelligence never appealed to people back in 1996. The Profit DVD is coming out in August 2005 and I've never been more excited over a DVD release since the X-Files sets. I have watched this show in a cranky 14 inch set over aerial antennae when I was a kid and have been looking for this show for years and now it's comin' out! Do yourself a favor and check this one out...

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