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Who's the Caboose? -- A Manhattan film crew discovers Susan, a young female stand-up comedian, and follows the promising talent to Los Angeles, where she goes on a series of auditions with the hopes of scoring a role on television.


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  (in credits order)
Alex Ferrer ... Homeless Man

Sarah Silverman ... Susan

Sam Seder ... Max
Eric Slovin ... Congratulator #1

Leo Allen ... Congratulator #2
Beth Tapper ... Susan's Friend
Alison Solomon ... Susan's Other Friend (as Allison Soloman)

Todd Barry ... Football Player

Marc Maron ... Comedian
Ross Brockley ... Social Dilettante

Andy Dick ... Jason Reemer

Laura Silverman ... At Every Audition Girl

Laura Kightlinger ... Gwenn
Wendy Smith ... Casting Director #1

David Earl Waterman ... Earl (as David Waterman)
Esau McKnight ... Sensai

Mark Cohen ... Alternative Comedian
John Barnett ... TV's John Devlin
Jeff Rosenthal ... Client
Eliza Coyle ... Client
Lauren Dombrowski ... Jason's Assistant

Kathy Griffin ... Katty

H. Jon Benjamin ... Ken Fold

David Cross ... Jaded Guy
Joel Avalos ... Taco Stand Owner (as Joel Alvalos)

Jana Marie Hupp ... Papillion
Melissa Samuels ... Vendela
Clif Gordon ... Asst. Casting Director
Leslie Danon ... Girl in Bar
Susan Nichols ... Girl in Bar #2
Alison Noble ... Develin's Date (as Allison Noble)

Karri Turner ... Wendi
Lili Barsha ... Max's Fan (as Lil Barsha)
Chuck Sklar ... Desperate Writer
Mike Reynolds ... Susan's Landlord
Cary Prusa ... Temporary Host
Alison Teicher ... Casting Director #2
Wilandrea Blair ... V.P. of Comedy
Ned Goldreyer ... Asst. Studio Head

Andy Kindler ... Sitcom Writer
Traci Odom ... Studio Head

Jack Plotnick ... V.P. of Casting
John Ennis ... Irish Songster

Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Cheeseball
Alan Frazier ... Party Bartender (as E. Allan Frazier)
Alan Gelfant ... CAA Agent

Kenneth Stephens ... Network Executive
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Derek Edwards ... Congratulator #5 (uncredited)

Directed by
Sam Seder 
Writing credits
Sam Seder (written by) &
Charles Fisher (written by)

Produced by
Jim Biederman .... co-producer
Charles Fisher .... producer
Clif Gordon .... line producer
Sam Seder .... executive producer
Sarah Silverman .... co-producer
Albert Tapper .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
David Derby  (as Dave Derby)
Michael Kotch 
Cinematography by
Patrick Kelly 
T.W. Li 
Film Editing by
Jim Ohm 
Nick Smith (co-editor)
Production Design by
David Doernberg  (as Dave Doernberg)
Wendy Smith 
Production Management
Jody Spyer .... production manager
Sound Department
Robert Fernandez .... sound mixer
James H. Nau .... sound editor (as Jim Nau)
Theresa Radka .... sound (as Theresa Radhka)
Joel Schlemowitz .... assistant sound editor
Gene Swift .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
James Gilbert .... assistant camera
Sandor Temlock .... assistant camera (as Sandoor Temlock)
Editorial Department
Patrick Gaspar .... on-line editor
Babera Marshall .... post consultant
Other crew
Joel Avalos .... production assistant (as Joel Alvelos)
Wilandrea Blair .... production coordinator
Derek Edwards .... production assistant
Alex Ferrer .... production assistant
Dean Hollander .... technical director
Donna Megguier .... graphics
Donna Megguier .... title designer
Stephanie Olah .... script supervisor
Gavin Pollack .... production assistant
Ari Vena .... script supervisor

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Additional Details

94 min
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Funny, 11 May 2014
Author: Scott_Mercer from North Hollyweird

I first heard of this movie by writer/director/co-star Seder when he endlessly plugged it on the radio show on Air America that he did with Janeane Garofalo for something like four years. Eventually I saw it somehow, somewhere. Online? On cable? I don't remember.

Anyhow, this is a very low budget film in the mockumentary style. As I love mockumentaries I had to give it a shot. Isn't everyone in the know by now about the "inside baseball" stuff in show business by this point? Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood have been on TV forever by now. So, there's plenty show business jokes here, but, still, I think most people outside of the entertainment field would find this funny.

The other great thing is the appearance of so many now familiar faces. Of course on the poster now Silverman is given top billing with Seder at the bottom, whereas in the actual credits of the movie that is reversed.

Now I will have to track down the four episode "Pilot Season" if I can. Well worth seeking out.

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