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(1998–2002)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Barnet Kellman ... (8 episodes, 1998-2002)
Shelley Jensen ... (7 episodes, 1998-2001)
D.W. Moffett ... (6 episodes, 2000-2002)
Roger Christiansen ... (5 episodes, 1999-2002)
John Bowab ... (4 episodes, 1998-2000)
Ellen Gittelsohn ... (4 episodes, 1998-2000)
Maynard C. Virgil I ... (4 episodes, 1999-2002)
Jason Bateman ... (3 episodes, 1999-2001)
Leonard R. Garner Jr. ... (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
Craig Zisk ... (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
Henry Chan ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Victor Gonzalez ... (2 episodes, 2002)
Joe Regalbuto ... (1 episode, 2001)

Series Writing Credits  

David M. Matthews ... (9 episodes, 1998-2002)
Phil Breman ... (6 episodes, 1998-2002)
Maisha Closson ... (4 episodes, 1999-2002)
Allen Crowe ... (4 episodes, 1999-2002)
Rod J. Emelle ... (3 episodes, 1998-2001)
Steve Faber ... (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Bob Fisher ... (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Jennifer Glickman ... (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Sean Dwyer ... (2 episodes, 1999-2002)
Yvette Lee Bowser ... (creator) (1 episode, 1998)
Clayvon C. Harris ... (1 episode, 1998)
Kimberly Karp ... (1 episode, 1998)
Roger S.H. Schulman ... (1 episode, 1998)
Jamie Wooten ... (1 episode, 1998)
Phil Beauman ... (1 episode, 1999)
Christina Royster ... (1 episode, 2000)
David Babcock ... (1 episode, 2002)
Carla Banks-Waddles ... (1 episode, 2002)
Chuck Tatham ... (1 episode, 2002)

Series Cast  

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 Malena Ellis / ... (84 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Mel Ellis (84 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Bobbi Seawright / ... (84 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Sheri Winston / ... (84 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Dean Winston (84 episodes, 1998-2002)
Edafe Okurume ...
 Reggie Ellis (67 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Delivery guy / ... (17 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Eunetta (8 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Uncle Omar / ... (8 episodes, 2002)
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 Amber (6 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Samantha (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Mr. Gerard / ... (5 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Lana (4 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Paul (4 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Brian (4 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Mr. Talbot (3 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Ronnie (3 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Mel and Reggie's Mother / ... (2 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Uncle Stanley (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Jamel (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Deborah Gerard (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Jeffrey (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Nicholas (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Nicholas (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Claire (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Nurse Johnson (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Vanessa (2 episodes, 2002)
Robert Katims ...
 Rabbi Solomon (1 episode, 2001)
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 Woman with Dog (1 episode, 2000)
Magda Harout ...
 Fay (1 episode, 2001)
Wynn Irwin ...
 Victor (1 episode, 2001)
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 Kid (1 episode, 1998)
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 Tina (1 episode, 1998)
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 Race Official (1 episode, 1998)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1998)
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 Gunther (1 episode, 1998)
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 Mary Winston (1 episode, 1998)
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 Clay MacAfee (1 episode, 1998)
Cynthia Frost ...
 Cleaning Lady (1 episode, 1998)
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 Country Western Dancer (1 episode, 1998)
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 Maya (1 episode, 1998)
John Henton ...
 Oswald (1 episode, 1998)
Shane Keller ...
 Man #2 (1 episode, 1998)
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 Reggie at 5 (1 episode, 1998)
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 Frank 'Heavyhands' Cato (1 episode, 1998)
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 Shelter Director (1 episode, 1998)
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 Dr. Tyra (1 episode, 1998)
Marcus H. Nelson ...
 Mitch (1 episode, 1998)
Walter Payton ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1998)
Jeff Polk ...
 Grosbard (1 episode, 1998)
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 Dr. Burgess (1 episode, 1998)
Charles Stevenson Jr. ...
 Father Brevard (1 episode, 1998)
Nikki Tyler ...
 Jill (1 episode, 1998)
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 Locksmith (1 episode, 1998)
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 Keith (1 episode, 1998)
Patti Austin ...
 Mona, Malena's Mother (1 episode, 1999)
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 Rev. Hicks (1 episode, 1999)
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 Floyd Huxtable III (1 episode, 1999)
Otis Bell ...
 Mover (1 episode, 1999)
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 Sonya (1 episode, 1999)
Mary Pat Dowhy ...
 Classmate #1 (1 episode, 1999)
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 Brenda (1 episode, 1999)
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 Classmate #3 (1 episode, 1999)
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 Woman #1 (1 episode, 1999)
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 Rupert Martin (1 episode, 1999)
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 Mr. Sato (1 episode, 1999)
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 Fariba (1 episode, 1999)
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 Dean's Boss (1 episode, 1999)
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 Dr. Kimbrough (1 episode, 1999)
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 Angelic (1 episode, 1999)
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 Chad Wiggins (1 episode, 1999)
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 Gwen (1 episode, 1999)
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 Dakota Collins (1 episode, 1999)
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 Singing Puppy (1 episode, 1999)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1999)
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 Roger Bakely (1 episode, 1999)
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 Garbage Collector (1 episode, 1999)
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 Mouse (1 episode, 1999)
Eric Payne ...
 Lonnie (1 episode, 1999)
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 Waiter (1 episode, 1999)
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 Waiter (1 episode, 1999)
Tavis Smiley ...
 Tavis Smiley (1 episode, 1999)
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 Charles Pressman (1 episode, 1999)
Jossie Thacker ...
 Caroline (1 episode, 1999)
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 Model / ... (1 episode, 1999)
Lisa Thornhill ...
 Claudia (1 episode, 1999)
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 Claire (1 episode, 1999)
(1 episode, 1999)
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 Church Member (1 episode, 1999)
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 Classroom Kid (1 episode, 1999)
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 Mel's boss's mistress (1 episode, 2000)
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 Andy Winston (1 episode, 2000)
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 James, Mel and Reggie's Father (1 episode, 2000)
Mark Curry ...
 Dr. Collins (1 episode, 2000)
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 Trashy Woman (1 episode, 2000)
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 Mrs. Eagleson (1 episode, 2000)
(1 episode, 2000)
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 April (1 episode, 2000)
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 Sabrina (1 episode, 2000)
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 Dexter (1 episode, 2000)
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 Felice (1 episode, 2000)
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 Dr. Brown (1 episode, 2000)
(1 episode, 2000)
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 Terrence (1 episode, 2000)
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 Bailey (1 episode, 2000)
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 Trevor the Bus Boy (1 episode, 2000)
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 Man #2 (1 episode, 2000)
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 Doctor (1 episode, 2000)
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 Mel's Boss (1 episode, 2000)
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 Sophia (1 episode, 2000)
Erin Leshawn Wiley ...
 Mandy (1 episode, 2000)
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 Brad (1 episode, 2001)
Charlie Brill ...
 Briggs (1 episode, 2001)
Wren T. Brown ...
 Mr. Banks (1 episode, 2001)
Victor Buno ...
 Dr. Halana (1 episode, 2001)
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 Miss Hope (1 episode, 2001)
Gina Jackson ...
 Renee (1 episode, 2001)
La Shon Malone ...
 Patron (1 episode, 2001)
Davenia McFadden ...
 Nurse Danvers (1 episode, 2001)
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 Salsa Girl (1 episode, 2001)
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 Shaquille O'Neal (1 episode, 2001)
(1 episode, 2001)
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 Norm (1 episode, 2001)
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 Dr. Bruckner (1 episode, 2001)
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 Mrs. Watson (1 episode, 2001)
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 Shamira (1 episode, 2001)
Gerard Smith ...
 Espresso (1 episode, 2001)
Victor Tang ...
 Salsa Dancer (1 episode, 2001)
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 Goodwill Driver (1 episode, 2001)
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 Kathy McCulloch (1 episode, 2002)
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 Milton (1 episode, 2002)
Brandon N. Bowlin ...
 Charlie (1 episode, 2002)
Nikki Braendlin ...
 Counter Girl (1 episode, 2002)
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 Olivia (1 episode, 2002)
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 Dr. Judith Williams (1 episode, 2002)
Virginia Capers ...
 Cornelia (1 episode, 2002)
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 Mr. Arledge (1 episode, 2002)
Michael Ray Clark ...
 Steven (1 episode, 2002)
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 Fred (1 episode, 2002)
Zaid Farid ...
 Mr. Peterson (1 episode, 2002)
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 Linda Linley (1 episode, 2002)
Laura Hayes ...
 Mrs. Jackson (1 episode, 2002)
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 Rhonda (1 episode, 2002)
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 Derrick (1 episode, 2002)
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 Matt (1 episode, 2002)
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 M.C. Groove (1 episode, 2002)
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 Chantel (1 episode, 2002)
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 Clerk (1 episode, 2002)
Hassan Nicholas ...
 Marcus (1 episode, 2002)
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 Pearl (1 episode, 2002)
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 Billy (1 episode, 2002)
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 Rachel (1 episode, 2002)
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 Teenager (1 episode, 2002)
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 Arnold (1 episode, 2002)
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 Carl (1 episode, 2002)
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 Alicia (1 episode, 2002)
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 Party Girl (1 episode, 2002)
Mark Tymchyshyn ...
 Clark (1 episode, 2002)
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 Dr. Covington (1 episode, 2002)
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 Rob (1 episode, 2002)
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 Miss Hall (1 episode, 2002)
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Series Produced by 

Yvette Lee Bowser ... executive producer (84 episodes, 1998-2002)
Frank Pace ... producer (78 episodes, 1998-2002)
Jamie Wooten ... co-executive producer (4 episodes, 1998-2001)
Steve Faber ... supervising producer / producer (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Bob Fisher ... supervising producer / producer (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Bill Fuller ... co-executive producer (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Jim Pond ... co-executive producer (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Grant Johnson ... producer (2 episodes, 1999-2001)
Kyle Bowser ... consulting producer (1 episode, 2001)
Phil Breman ... producer (1 episode, 2001)
Leif Christoffersen ... associate producer (1 episode, 2001)
Rod J. Emelle ... co-producer (1 episode, 2001)
Jennifer Glickman ... supervising producer (1 episode, 2001)
Kimberly Karp ... producer (1 episode, 2001)
David M. Matthews ... co-producer (1 episode, 2001)
Holly Robinson Peete ... producer (1 episode, 2001)
Christopher Vane ... co-executive producer (1 episode, 2001)
Jim Freedman ... producer (unknown episodes)

Series Music by 

Bill Maxwell ... (43 episodes, 1998-2001)

Series Cinematography by 

Frank Raymond ... (1 episode, 2001)

Series Film Editing by 

Dennis C. Vejar ... (1 episode, 2001)
Larry Harris ... (unknown episodes)

Series Casting By 

Leah Daniels ... (1 episode, 2001)
Geraldine Leder ... (unknown episodes)

Series Art Direction by 

Greg Richman ... (1 episode, 2001)

Series Set Decoration by 

Maralee Zediker ... (77 episodes, 1998-2002)

Series Costume Design by 

Diana Eden ... (unknown episodes)

Series Makeup Department 

Edward Morrison ... hair department head / hair stylist (54 episodes, 1998-2001)
Kathleen Karridene ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1998)
Adam Christopher ... makeup artist (1 episode, 2001)
Valerie Abron Harrell ... hair stylist (unknown episodes)

Series Production Management 

Grant Johnson ... unit production manager (1 episode, 2001)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Kimberly Law ... second assistant director (63 episodes, 1998-2002)
Maynard C. Virgil I ... first assistant director (1 episode, 2001)
Nikki Swasey Seaton ... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)

Series Art Department 

Scott Richards ... leadman (82 episodes, 1998-2002)
Darrin Sullivan ... set dresser (60 episodes, 1998-2001)
Chris Devicariis ... assistant property master / property master (56 episodes, 1998-2002)
Rich Hobaica ... property master (1 episode, 2001)
Joaquin Navarro ... set designer (unknown episodes)

Series Sound Department 

Charles Bruce ... supervising sound editor (37 episodes, 1998-2000)
John Bickelhaupt ... sound re-recording mixer (1 episode, 2001)
Charlie McDaniel ... sound re-recording mixer (1 episode, 2001)
Phil Valdivia ... sound mixer (1 episode, 2001)
Larry Stephens ... sound (unknown episodes)
Noel Vought ... foley artist (unknown episodes)

Series Special Effects by 

Kevin Pike ... special effects supervisor (2 episodes, 1998)

Series Visual Effects by 

Dan Carrington ... Flame artist / flame artist (11 episodes, 1999-2002)
Scott Milne ... visual effects supervisor (11 episodes, 1999-2002)

Series Stunts 

Robair Sims ... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1999)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Rod Weaver ... gaffer (50 episodes, 1999-2002)
Ron Eisenberg ... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Wayne A. Lee ... electrician (unknown episodes)
Paul McCallum ... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Bob Myers ... grip (unknown episodes)

Series Casting Department 

Barbara Miller ... executive in charge of casting (1 episode, 2001)
Kevin Goldson ... extras casting (unknown episodes)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Kiki Garwood ... costume supervisor (1 episode, 2001)
Charles Winston ... costume supervisor (1 episode, 2001)

Series Editorial Department 

Blake McCormick ... executive in charge of post-production (55 episodes, 1999-2002)
Joe Hathaway ... digital color timer (8 episodes, 1998)
Kathy Duerr ... on-line editor (1 episode, 1998)

Series Music Department 

Derek Syverud ... music clearance (26 episodes, 2000-2002)
Matt Kierscht ... music manager (unknown episodes)

Series Other crew 

Tony O'Dell ... dialog coach (85 episodes, 1998-2002)
Lisa Collins ... script supervisor (39 episodes, 1998-2001)
Shane Keller ... production coordinator (8 episodes, 1998)
Ran Barker ... administrator (5 episodes, 1998)
Eli Mathieu ... production assistant / stand-in (2 episodes, 1998)
Roger Christiansen ... technical coordinator (1 episode, 2001)
Maisha Closson ... story editor (1 episode, 2001)
Julie Di Cataldo ... production coordinator (1 episode, 2001)
Kyle Bowser ... consultant (unknown episodes)
Brett Dos Santos ... audience switcher (unknown episodes)
Brian Hall ... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Damian Mcknight ... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Temple Northup ... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Karen Ragan-George ... assistant to executive producer (unknown episodes)

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