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8 August 2005 (USA) See more »
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Adam Carolla ... Himself - Host (28 episodes, 2005)

Series Directed by
Michael Dimich (1 episode, 2005)

Moosie Drier (unknown episodes)
Adam Martin (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Reed Agnew (1 episode, 2005)
Jackson Burns (1 episode, 2005)
Adam Carolla (1 episode, 2005)
Daniel Kellison (1 episode, 2005)

Series Produced by
Daley Haggar .... consulting producer (27 episodes, 2005)
Laurie Kilmartin .... consulting producer (27 episodes, 2005)

Alexis Loughran .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Jennifer Ryan .... field producer (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Zachary Boggs (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Don Misraje (27 episodes, 2005)
Sevan Najarian (2 episodes, 2005)
Series Casting by
Norbert Pickett (1 episode, 2005)
Series Production Design by
John Janavs (1 episode, 2005)
Series Art Direction by
Kent McFann (1 episode, 2005)
Elvis Restaino (1 episode, 2005)
Series Set Decoration by
Heidi Miller (1 episode, 2005)
Series Costume Design by
Debora Araya (1 episode, 2005)
Series Makeup Department
Suzi Pannenbacker .... makeup department head (27 episodes, 2005)
Rachel Rose DeSimone .... assistant makeup artist (17 episodes, 2005)
Series Production Management
Augustine Melendez .... post-production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Irene Oncley .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Larry Reed .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Theodore Ashton .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Gregory Carroll .... camera utilities (unknown episodes)
John Conti .... lighting designer (unknown episodes)
Dave Forrest .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Rich Strock .... video engineer (unknown episodes)
Ken Wilcox .... lighting director (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alicia Hankes .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Adam Schlesinger .... composer: theme music (27 episodes, 2005)
Series Other crew
Hend Baghdady .... production coordinator (27 episodes, 2005)
Chiquita Dennie .... production accountant (27 episodes, 2005)
Jenny Siff .... co-script supervisor (27 episodes, 2005)
Hay Tanning .... clip clearance (27 episodes, 2005)
André Van Driessche .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2005)

Chas Bruns .... audience coordinator (unknown episodes)
Ching .... deko operator (unknown episodes)
Rob Crawford .... audience coordinator (unknown episodes)
Eric Gosselin .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Colleen Grillo .... talent executive (unknown episodes)
John J. Hill .... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Chuck LaBella .... talent executive (unknown episodes)
Ryan Martin .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Hayden T. Mauk .... field coordinator (unknown episodes)
Nikki Nash .... associate director (unknown episodes)
Benji Samit .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Keith Wohl .... teleprompter operator (unknown episodes)
Marla Zack .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)

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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
I admire its laid-back attitude - relaxing, casual and kind of funny, 7 September 2005
Author: MovieAddict2016 from UK

"Too Late with Adam Carolla" is not a hilarious late night talk show. Personally, I'm kind of glad it isn't. The program's laid-back attitude makes it come across as a really casual, fun little TV show. You're awake at 11:30 and can't get to sleep? Watch some Adam Carolla. It won't put you to sleep, but it's a nice un-winder.

Sure, as some of the others have pointed out here on IMDb, Adam's show isn't that funny. It's got a lot of lapses. Sometimes the jokes are downright unfunny and the guest interviews are simply bad. The Ying-Yang Twins episode was a perfect example of poor management - the Ying-Yangs' manager should have made sure they weren't high before they went out there. You can actually see Adam's face contort as the interview goes on and, desperately, he fumbles for something to say or do to save it. The interview isn't funny, isn't insightful, isn't played out well - I didn't even know what was going on.

Adam's still learning the ropes of his show and messes up a bit, most noticeably with the telephone calls. It's obvious the writers have created a catchphrase for him to say every time they "go to the phones" (I forget what the exact words are) and Adam keeps forgetting. He also seems to pause a lot, like he's kind of making stuff up as he goes along. (This is part of what gives it a laid-back aura.) I won't be surprised if this bombs completely and gets canceled. The audience isn't very "into it." The show is quite lazy in its production and feels like it was started by a bunch of drunken pals who decided to air their best buddy and his thoughts on life. But this is part of what I admire about the show. In a time when all late night programs are spit-polished clean and nothing goes wrong, this feels awkward and clumsy - Adam seems like your best friend and that's what resonates more than anything else. I'll keep watching it even if no one else does.

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