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The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police: :  -- US Home Video Trailer from Shout Factory!

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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:
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User Reviews:
an opportunity wasted See more (6 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)
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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5 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
an opportunity wasted, 24 February 2001
Author: TopRacer2000 (ral@eircom.net) from Dublin, Ireland

I got into Sam & Max through the videogame by lucasarts which although 8 or 9 years old now is still one of the funniest things i have ever seen. So i was pretty excited to hear a t.v. show was going to be made. After a few episodes though you start to realise that although somewhat interesting this series isn't half as funny as the game or the few sam and max comics ive read. It has it's moments though, although most jokes will produce wry smiles at best rather than the rolling on the floor laughing state that the game frequently put you into. I think the cartoon was heavily censored to prevent sam & max getting too sadistic or p**s-taking in their humour, unfortunately this makes the whole show feel watered-down. Sam & Max would've worked out better as a show aimed towards adults with no censorship then this censored version aimed at kids. Also the voices aren't as good in the cartoon as in the game,sam's is o.k. but Max's is pretty poor in comparison and his voice grates on the ear a lot, overall though there are worse ways to waste a 1/2 hour , the show is ok it just couldve been a lot better,if you want an example of how good it should have been go buy the game.which had lines like.

Sam: (after throwing a bomb he discovered out the window) I hope there was no-one on that bus. Max: No-one we knew at least.

One of the most disappointing aspects of the show is how none of the characters from the game (except obviously Sam & Max) reappear

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