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"Happy Family" Pilot (2003)

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David Guarascio (creator)
Moses Port (creator)
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Original Air Date:
9 September 2003 (Season 1, Episode 1)
Peter and Annie discover Tim's not graduating college and he 's sleeping with the next door neighbor, Todd's cheating on his fiancée and Sara's developed an odd attachment to a bird. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

John Larroquette ... Peter Brennan

Christine Baranski ... Annie Brennan

Jeff Bryan Davis ... Todd Brennan (as Jeff B. Davis)

Melanie Paxson ... Sara Brennan

Tyler Francavilla ... Tim Brennan (as Tyler Andrews)

Susan Gibney ... Maggie Harris
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Elizabeth Ann Bennett ... Jeannie

Episode Crew
Directed by
Pamela Fryman 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Guarascio  creator
Moses Port  creator

Original Music by
Adam Gorgoni 
Set Decoration by
Anne H. Ahrens 
Art Department
Tom Craig .... leadman
Nathan Haas .... leadman
Abby Yaloff .... property master (as Abby Rayve)
Sound Department
Laura King .... sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Jacobsen .... lighting control board operator
Tony Varuola .... best boy electric
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Patricia McLaughlin .... costume supervisor
Heather Pain .... key costumer (2003)
Music Department
Dan Rimas .... music licensing (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Jesse Dutchover .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Greg Lisbe .... writers: assistant
Dan Martin .... production assistant
David Reid .... audience switcher

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Guarascio  creator
Moses Port  creator

Produced by
Brett Baer .... supervising producer
Jennifer Celotta .... supervising producer
Dave Finkel .... supervising producer
Pamela Fryman .... executive producer
David Guarascio .... executive producer
Lester Lewis .... co-executive producer
Carla Myres .... associate producer
Joe Port .... co-producer
Moses Port .... executive producer
Jan Siegelman .... producer
Stacy Traub .... producer
David Walpert .... co-executive producer
Joe Wiseman .... co-producer
Original Music by
Jonathan Larroquette 
Cinematography by
Tony Askins 
Casting by
Robin Lippin 
Set Decoration by
Mark Johnson 
Makeup Department
Maria Valdivia .... key hair stylist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Karen Miller Ehrlich .... second second assistant director
Sound Department
John W. Cook II .... re-recording mixer
Matthew McFadden .... boom operator
Johanna Turner .... supervising sound editor
Kim Robert Koscki .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Chizmar .... grip
Robert Garcia .... best boy
Robert Garcia .... grip
Bob Myers .... grip
Rex Anson Rhorer .... dolly grip
Charlie Ruffner .... studio best boy grip
Bill Sordal .... key grip
Jeff Welch .... grip
Casting Department
Kimberly McCollum .... casting assistant (as Kimberly Lenae Foster)
Editorial Department
Lenny Duge .... post-production duplication
Other crew
Roger Lundblade .... audience warm-up
Susan O'Connor .... first assistant accountant (as Susan L. Giordano)
Daria Paris .... production coordinator
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Hamish Linklater was originally cast as Todd Brennan - clips with him appeared in original NBC promos and cast photos with him are circulating the Internet. The role was re-cast before the premiere of the series, and Todd's scenes were re-shot with Jeff B. Davis.See more »


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