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

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Release Date:
8 April 1996 (USA) See more »
A Name You Can't Trust See more »
Jim Profit works for a multinational company, and isn't above using any means necessary to get ahead... See more »
1 nomination See more »
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 (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)

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
John Seale .... first assistant camera (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
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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Additional Details

Also Known As:
45 min (7 episodes) | 90 min (pilot)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Profit's exploration of Gracen&Gracen's interface is done through a 3D-image rendering interface, which represents the entire company as a building with a series of offices. This is VRML (Virtual Realilty Modeling Language) which was, at the time, believed to be the way that future websites would be built.See more »
Jim Profit:When the smoke clears, and you get right down to it, only three things really matter: your faith, your fortitude, and your family. Good night.See more »
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31 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant But Cancelled, 10 December 2002
Author: AZINDN from United States

Caught this series for the first time after waiting for it to be rerun, and could not believe a show of this calibre was killed. Adrian Pasdar's performance as lethal executive Jim Profit is magnificent evil and carnal lust in a polished, yuppie, corporate mode. Each of the nine episodes brings Profit closer to a one man corporate take-over the old fashioned way, by killing off the competition and climbing the upwardly mobile ladder corpse by corpse. Black humor abounds.

Outstanding performances by entire supporting cast, but it's Pasdar's show, esp. at the end of the day as Profit climbs back into a Grayson and Grayson box after a hard day at the office...chilling and adult. Definitely not what the networks wanted. Offensive to the maudlin tastes of mainstream TV viewers, nevertheless this is one program that was just too good for the masses.

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