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The continuing adventures of Sam the Bogart-like dog and Max the hyper-kinetic bunny.
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Harvey Atkin ... Sam (5 episodes, 1997)

Rob Tinkler ... Max (5 episodes, 1997)

Series Directed by
Steve Whitehouse (24 episodes, 1997-1998)
Series Writing credits
J.D. Smith (24 episodes, 1997-1998)
Jamie Tatham (2 episodes, 1997-1998)

Tracy Berna (unknown episodes)
Hugh Duffy (unknown episodes)
Steve Purcell (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
J.D. Smith .... producer (24 episodes, 1997-1998)
Series Original Music by
John Tucker (1 episode, 1997)
Series Film Editing by
Richard Bond (1 episode, 1997)
Series Art Direction by
Chris Labonte (1 episode, 1997)
Series Production Management
Jason Held .... post-production manager (1 episode, 1997)
Katharine Tasker .... production manager (1 episode, 1997)
Series Art Department
Dan Mokriy .... painter (24 episodes, 1997-1998)
Bob Smith .... storyboard artist (24 episodes, 1997-1998)
Alan Bunce .... storyboard artist (23 episodes, 1997-1998)
David J. Zimmerman .... lead painter: NELVANA (16 episodes, 1997-1998)
Series Sound Department
Jamie Sulek .... sound re-recording mixer (23 episodes, 1997-1998)
Series Visual Effects by
Lynda Craigmyle .... compositing supervisor (1 episode, 1997)
Mac Holyoke .... digital systems director (1 episode, 1997)
Cherri Hurst .... digital production manager (1 episode, 1997)
Shirl Kwan .... compositing supervisor (1 episode, 1997)
Vesna Mostovac .... compositing supervisor (1 episode, 1997)
Mike Reid .... digital technical director (1 episode, 1997)
Warren Shepherd .... digital production supervisor (1 episode, 1997)
Lloyd Simms .... digital production supervisor (1 episode, 1997)
Brenda Wood .... digital production supervisor (1 episode, 1997)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
David J. Zimmerman .... video technician: NELVANA (7 episodes, 1998)
Series Animation Department
Stuart Shankly .... overseas animation supervisor / animation supervisor (24 episodes, 1997-1998)
Vesna Mostovac .... compositing supervisor (23 episodes, 1997-1998)
Steve Whitehouse .... key animator (23 episodes, 1997-1998)
Max Douglas .... background artist (9 episodes, 1997)

Jason Groh .... character designer (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Gavin Fox .... post-production assistant (24 episodes, 1997-1998)

Ed Ham .... on-line editor (unknown episodes)
Chris Mayo .... video conform editor (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Peter Branton .... music editor (1 episode, 1997)
Anthony Crea .... music editor (1 episode, 1997)
David W. Shaw .... music editor (1 episode, 1997)
Series Other crew
Robin Budd .... opening title sequence (1 episode, 1997)
Terry Carter .... pre-production department (1 episode, 1997)
Allison Chai .... production assistant (1 episode, 1997)
Bonnie Chung .... script coordinator (1 episode, 1997)
Scott Cole .... production assistant (1 episode, 1997)
Barry Craigmyle .... production assistant (1 episode, 1997)
Ruta Cube .... production supervisor (1 episode, 1997)
John Dubiel .... pre-production department (1 episode, 1997)
Rick Dubiel .... pre-production department (1 episode, 1997)
Gavin Fox .... production assistant (1 episode, 1997)
Jeff Howard .... pre-production department (1 episode, 1997)
Ken Hurlbut .... pre-production department (1 episode, 1997)
Amanda Johnston .... production coordinator (1 episode, 1997)
Cindy Kuntzie .... production coordinator (1 episode, 1997)
Zev Lepofsky .... production assistant (1 episode, 1997)
Steve Purcell .... creative consultant (1 episode, 1997)
Debra Toffan .... voice director (1 episode, 1997)
Geoff Walton .... pre-production department (1 episode, 1997)

Gavin Boyle .... location designer: ink department (unknown episodes)
James Jacobs .... assistant technical director: Nelvana (unknown episodes)

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Sam:Maybe it was towed.
Max:No, I think we nipped that problem in the bud when we shaved the guy at the towing yard. And his dad.
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Amazing series, 8 July 2008
Author: ntegra-1 from United States

Sam & Max is a totally different breed of comic than your standard "Captain America" superhero book or "Dilbert" newspaper strip. And Steve Purcell, the artist and thinker behind the madness, had a lot of guts making it into a Fox kids TV show, since it was more of an "adultish" comic duo. The sad part is that a lot of Sam & Max fans were dissatisfied with the more family-friendly atmosphere, since it introduced a brainy little girl called simply "Geek" that designed improbable and incredible gadgets for the duo.

But I'm here to allay your fears.

The sort of humor backing every episode is classic Sam & Max. No, maybe it's not exactly like the comic books. No, maybe it isn't a carbon copy of Lucasart's fantastic adventure game "Sam & Max: Hit the Road." But what you will find in here is Sam using a wide vocabulary and spouting off bombastic exclamations. Max is the same old hyperkinetic rabbity-thing that just wants to see justice served as violently as possible. And while the whole of the series is a bloodless affair, you'll find most of the humor in the banter that is volleyed between the two at a dizzying pace. The dialogue, the tasteful use of puns, and the voice work are impeccable.

It proves that you don't necessarily have to make something more edgy to make it good. While there are cheesy parts in places due to the sometimes-too-tame atmosphere, it's an overall very enjoyable romp through the world of Sam & Max. Besides, what kids these days are going to get jokes like a parodied Jerry Springer or the game show password? It's a little childish in spots, but it's definitely Sam & Max, and you're going to love it.

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