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"L.A. Law" Prince Kuzak in a Can (1987)

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Steven Bochco (created by) &
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Original Air Date:
8 January 1987 (Season 1, Episode 13)
Kuzak has difficulty getting over Sid Hershberg's suicide and seems to assume the dead lawyer's identity by taking over Hershberg's cases... See more » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Harry Hamlin ... Michael Kuzak

Susan Dey ... D.D.A. Grace Van Owen

Corbin Bernsen ... Arnie Becker

Jill Eikenberry ... Ann Kelsey

Alan Rachins ... Douglas Brackman, Jr.

Michele Greene ... Abby Perkins

Jimmy Smits ... Victor Sifuentes
Michael Tucker ... Stuart Markowitz

Susan Ruttan ... Roxanne Melman

Richard Dysart ... Leland McKenzie
Milton Selzer ... Judge Morris Hood
Sandy McPeak ... George Cromwell

Robin Gammell ... Judge John Englander

Grant Heslov ... Andrew Putnam

Maxine Stuart ... Ellen Perle

Jennifer Rhodes ... D.D.A. Gylkowski

Dan Lauria ... Joseph Sears

Michael Holden ... D.A. George Handeman
Teddi Siddall ... Lurline Connors
Myrna White ... Mrs. Fields
Ben Kronen ... Burt Kahan
Ellen Blake ... Elizabeth Brand
Evan MacKenzie ... Thomas Canfield (as Evan Mackenzie)

Christopher Darga ... Detective Ray Zacchino
Nancy Burnett ... Judge Geraldine Forstenzer
Murray Leaward ... 'Gray Fox' Fox
Charles Davis ... 'Gray Fox' Merithew
Marilyn Faith Hickey ... Not Sandy
Lew Saunders ... Guard
Karl Anthony Smith ... Technician
Curt Wilmot ... Randy Heidegger
Richard Dunn ... 'Not Sears' Jason Cooper

Mary Albee ... Victim
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mimi Cagnetta ... Secretary (uncredited)
Christina Rich ... Jessica (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Rick Wallace 
Writing credits
Steven Bochco (created by) &
Terry Louise Fisher (created by)

Jacob Epstein  written by
David E. Kelley  written by

Produced by
Steven Bochco .... executive producer
Robert Breech .... associate producer (as Robert M. Breech)
Terry Louise Fisher .... supervising producer
Phillip M. Goldfarb .... coordinating producer
Scott Goldstein .... producer
Gregory Hoblit .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Mike Post 
Cinematography by
Robert Seaman (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Elodie Keene 
Casting by
Robert Harbin  (as Robert W. Harbin)
Production Design by
Jeffrey L. Goldstein 
Set Decoration by
John Told  (as John E. Told)
Makeup Department
Jane Aull .... makeup artist
Candida Conery .... hair stylist
Leigh Mitchell .... makeup artist
Kim Santantonio .... hair stylist
Production Management
Phillip M. Goldfarb .... unit production manager
Skip Lusk .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carey Dietrich .... second second assistant director
Vince Matsudaira .... second assistant director
Gary M. Strangis .... first assistant director
Art Department
Robert M. Anderson .... property master (as Bob Anderson)
Brenda Meyers-Ballard .... lead person
Mark Poll .... set designer
Dave Shauger .... construction supervisor
Sound Department
Jerelyn J. Harding .... sound editor (as Jerelyn Golding)
Franklin Jones Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary Krivacek .... sound editor
David Schneiderman .... production sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeff Greene .... first assistant camera
Jim Marquette .... assistant camera
William Mayer .... dolly grip
Julius Metoyer .... chief lighting technician (as Julius Metoyer Jr.)
Julius Metoyer .... gaffer (as Julius Metoyer Jr.)
Lee Nakahara .... camera operator (as Leland Nakahara)
Randall Robinson .... camera operator
Joe Staton .... second assistant camera (as Joseph Staton)
Jeffrey Ray Strong .... best boy
Bob West .... key grip (as Robert West Jr.)
John C. Moulds .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Paul Cruz .... background casting (as Paul Garnica)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shelly Levine .... costume supervisor: men
Loree Parral .... costumer: women
Editorial Department
Michael M. Robin .... post-production coordinator (as Michael Robin)
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Mark Green .... music editor
Transportation Department
James Nordberg .... driver
Other crew
Jacob Epstein .... executive story editor
Marilyn Fiebelkorn .... assistant to executive producer
Marilyn Fiebelkorn .... assistant to producer
William M. Finkelstein .... story editor
Judy Hollingsworth .... production coordinator
David E. Kelley .... story editor
H. Bud Otto .... script supervisor
Charles B. Rosenberg .... technical legal advisor

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Steven Bochco  created by
Terry Louise Fisher  created by

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Additional Details

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

Did You Know?

The title refers to a classic April Fool's like joke by calling up a tobacco store and asking if you have "Prince Albert in a can" (A type of tobacco). After the clerk replies in the affirmative, they are told to let the gentleman out.See more »
Victor Sifuentes:Andrew about your legal fees... I may have a way for you to work them off. Are you really that good with telephones?
Andrew Putnam:Am I good? Come here, watch this.
[Andrew and Victor walk over to a payphone in the courthouse hallway where Andrew picks it up and dials a three-number area code, then attaches a device to the speaker and begins pushing several buttons on the device in sequence]
Victor Sifuentes:What are you doing?
Andrew Putnam:This is to get by all the security checks.
[Andrew finishes pushing the buttons as he takes the device off the phone as a ringing sound is heard over the receiver and the phone is picked up by an unseen man on the other line]
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