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"Lou Grant" Schools (1978)

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Allan Burns (created by) &
James L. Brooks (created by) ...
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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
20 November 1978 (Season 2, Episode 7)
Lou, Charlie, and Donovan interview students from an inner city school for the purpose of awarding a college scholarship to a journalism major... See more » | Full synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Edward Asner ... Lou Grant

Robert Walden ... Joe Rossi

Linda Kelsey ... Billie Newman

Mason Adams ... Charlie Hume
Jack Bannon ... Art Donovan

Daryl Anderson ... Dennis "Animal" Price

Nancy Marchand ... Mrs. Pynchon (credit only)
Lee Chamberlin ... Jenny Davis

Kevin Hooks ... Wesley

Jesse Jackson ... Himself (as Reverend Jesse Jackson)

Lloyd Hollar ... Neil Mahaffey

Justin Lord ... Haskell Wynn
Lorry Goldman ... Larry Dawson

Mary Carver ... Eileen McCormick
Veronica Redd ... Wesley's Mother

Sidney Clute ... National Editor
Michael Irving ... Jayson
Laurence Haddon ... Foreign Editor
Allen Williams ... Adam Wilson
Rudy Challenger ... Stan Sherman
Richard Beauchamp ... Danny Lopez

Jackie Millines ... Walter

Dennis Haysbert ... Victor
Marty Davis ... Bartender

Episode Crew
Directed by
Burt Brinckerhoff 
Writing credits
Allan Burns (created by) &
James L. Brooks (created by) and
Gene Reynolds (created by)

Leon Tokatyan (developed by)

Gary David Goldberg (written by)

Produced by
Seth Freeman .... producer
Gary David Goldberg .... producer
Gene Reynolds .... executive producer
Roger Young .... associate producer
Original Music by
Patrick Williams 
Cinematography by
Robert Caramico (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michael Vittes 
Casting by
Fran Bascom  (as Fran F. Bascom)
Art Direction by
Kenneth A. Reid  (as Ken Reid)
Set Decoration by
Cloudia Rebar  (as Cloudia)
Makeup Department
Jean Austin .... hair stylist
Frank Griffin .... makeup artist
Production Management
Donald A. Baer .... production manager
Ted Rich .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carl Dubliclay .... second assistant director (as Carl P. Dubliclay)
Paul Nichols .... first assistant director (as Paul 'Tiny' Nichols)
Art Department
Gene Cox .... property master
Pat Grande .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Dale Johnston .... sound effects editor
Dean Vernon .... sound mixer (as Dean S. Vernon)
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Harmon .... electrical gaffer (as Jack L. Harmon)
Wallace E. Johnson .... camera operator
Tom Long .... key grip (as Tommy Long)
Walt Andrus .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Leslie Hall .... costumer: women
Louis Infante .... costumer: men
Editorial Department
John Heath .... assistant editor
Location Management
Martin Ryan Rosenberg .... location coordinator
Music Department
Daniel Allan Carlin .... music editor (as Dan Carlin Jr.)
Transportation Department
Paul Shoemaker .... transportation captain
Other crew
James L. Brooks .... executive consultant
Allan Burns .... executive consultant
Janice Carr .... production coordinator
Veronica K. Ehrenreich .... assistant to producers
Lionel A. Ephraim .... production executive: MTM Enterprises
Susan Freedman .... research assistant
Michele Gallery .... story editor
Robert Gary .... script supervisor
Bonnie Green .... assistant to executive producer
Meryl O'Loughlin .... executive in charge of talent
Leon Tokatyan .... creative consultant
Series Cast
These people are regular cast members. Were they in this episode?
Gary Pagett ... Financial Editor

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James L. Brooks  created by
Allan Burns  created by
Gene Reynolds  created by
Leon Tokatyan  developed by

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kalai Strode .... second assistant director
Art Department
Lloyd R. Apperson .... construction foreman
Sound Department
John S. Coffey .... sound mixer
Jeremy Hoenack .... sound editor
Mickey Alzola .... stunts
Jean Coulter .... stunts
Tom Elliott .... stunt coordinator
Gene LeBell .... stunts
Jesse Wayne .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenneth Zunder .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Loree Parral .... set costumer
Location Management
Jim Carberry .... location manager
Other crew
Jeffrey A. Humphreys .... studio utility
Art Scholl .... pilot (1981)
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Additional Details

47 min
Color (DeLuxe)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

The show "Room 222" (1969) takes place at the fictional Walt Whitman High School. The old building at Los Angeles High School, which was used for the exterior of Walt Whitman High, collapsed in the 1971 earthquake. The new building on that spot was used as the exterior for Whitman High in this series.See more »
Boom mic visible: Boom mike (with rain cover) visible at Haskell Wynn's knees as he crouches behind a car with his friend after puncturing Jenny Davis' tires.See more »
Lou Grant:It's not only that Wesley did poorly, eh... Victor Wilson, God bless him, comes off as a cross between O.J. Simpson and Marin Luther King.
Jenny Davis:Kind of a tacklebustin' preacher man, huh?
See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Wizard of Oz (1939)See more »


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