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Writers:
Tracy Berna (episode)
Steve Purcell (characters)
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Seasons:
1
Plot:
The continuing adventures of Sam the Bogart-like dog and Max the hyper-kinetic bunny.
Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
TRAVESTY! SELLOUT! See more (7 total) »

Cast

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Harvey Atkin ... Sam (5 episodes, 1997)

Robert Tinkler ... Max (5 episodes, 1997)
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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)
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)
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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5 out of 36 people found the following review useful.
TRAVESTY! SELLOUT!, 1 July 1999
Author: anonymous from Virginia

Sam and Max is one of the funniest, most rereadable comics I've ever read, but this series had nothing in common with it except the names and the likenesses. Since when do Sam and Max need fancy gadgets? Since when do they need a plucky girl sidekick? In the comic they would have thrown mustard packets at her, or anything except have her build inventions for them in their underground lair. The freakin DeSoto was awesome because it was a POS, why does it need turbo engines or whatever were put on it? One episode was more than I could take. To make a Saturday morning cartoon out of this great comedy is an utter sellout by Steve Purcell, so I hope he got a lot of money for dragging the name of his creation through the mud. A TV show of Sam and Max belongs on cable, preferably HBO. It's no surprise that the series failed, in trying to appeal to more people, Steve Purcell appealed to no one.

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