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"Hill Street Blues" Grin and Bear It (1985)

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Michael Kozoll (creator) &
Steven Bochco (creator)
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Original Air Date:
16 May 1985 (Season 5, Episode 23)
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Episode Crew
Directed by
Gregory Hoblit 
Writing credits
Michael Kozoll  creator &
Steven Bochco  creator &
David Milch  story & teleplay &
Jeffrey Lewis  story & teleplay

Mark Frost (teleplay)

Steven Bochco (story)

Elia Katz  teleplay

Produced by
Steven Bochco .... executive producer
Scott Brazil .... supervising producer
Gregory Hoblit .... co-executive producer
Jeffrey Lewis .... producer
David Milch .... co-producer
Ellen S. Pressman .... associate producer
Original Music by
Mike Post 
Cinematography by
Jack Whitman (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Susan Heick 
Casting by
Simon Ayer 
Art Direction by
Ned Parsons 
Set Decoration by
Marc E. Meyer Jr. 
Makeup Department
Gus Le Pre .... hair stylist
Bob Westmoreland .... makeup artist
Production Management
Burt Bluestein .... unit production manager
Bernard Oseransky .... executive in charge of production
Ted Rich .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Herb Adelman .... first assistant director
Jim Charleston .... second assistant director
Jack Philbrick .... second assistant director
Art Department
Dave DeGaetano .... construction coordinator
Willie J. Thompson .... property master
Sound Department
Eileen Horta .... sound editor
Gary Krivacek .... sound editor
Itzhak Magal .... production sound mixer
Vanessa Theme Ament .... foley artist (uncredited)
Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Ken S. Polk .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Casting Department
Geri Windsor .... executive in charge of talent
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Karen Hudson .... costumer: women
David Rawley .... costumer: men
Music Department
Allan K. Rosen .... music editor
Transportation Department
Gina August .... driver (uncredited)
Other crew
Jesse Brewer .... technical advisor
Roger Director .... story editor
Jacob Epstein .... story editor
Marilyn Fiebelkorn .... assistant to producer
Mark Frost .... executive story editor
Mimi Leder .... script supervisor
Abby Singer .... production consultant
Scott Hamilton .... field publicist (uncredited)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Steven Bochco  creator
Michael Kozoll  creator

Film Editing by
Tony de Zarraga 
Alicia Hirsch (uncredited)
Music Department
Bradley Carow .... assistant music editor
Andy D'Addario .... music scoring mixer
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Additional Details

Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

The title comes from the single panel newspaper comic "Grin and Bear It" that was created by George Lichtenstein in 1932 and can still be found in the papers.See more »


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