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"Perversions of Science" Panic (1997)

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William M. Gaines (comic books "Weird Science")
Andrew Kevin Walker (screenplay)
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Original Air Date:
2 July 1997 (Season 1, Episode 7)
It's the 1930s and Bob and John are attending a Halloween party with their friends. When the infamous radio broadcast of War of the Worlds begins, all hell breaks loose and people end up dead. Is it real, a fiction or somewhere in-between? | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Jason Lee ... Spaceman Bob

Jamie Kennedy ... Spaceman John

Laraine Newman ... Becky

Edie McClurg ... The Farmer's Wife

Harvey Korman ... The Farmer

Chris Sarandon ... Carson Walls

Maureen Teefy ... Chrome (voice)
Bryce Ingman ... Bed Sheet Ghost

Tracy Middendorf ... Cheerleader

Steve Monroe ... Gorilla

Kira Reed Lorsch ... Vampiress (as Kira Reed)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Tobe Hooper 
Writing credits
William M. Gaines (comic books "Weird Science")

Andrew Kevin Walker (screenplay)

Produced by
Gilbert Adler .... producer
Alexander B. Collett .... co-producer (as Alexander Collett)
Dan Cracchiolo .... co-producer
Richard Donner .... executive producer
David Giler .... executive producer
Walter Hill .... executive producer
F.A. Miller .... co-producer
Richard Mirisch .... associate producer
Scott Nimerfro .... co-producer
Joel Silver .... executive producer
Ed Tapia .... associate producer
Robert Zemeckis .... executive producer
Original Music by
Mark Mothersbaugh 
Cinematography by
Rick Bota (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Stanley Wohlberg 
Casting by
Lisa Beach 
Production Design by
Gregory Melton 
Art Direction by
Alex Hajdu 
Set Decoration by
Susan Mina Eschelbach  (as Susan Eschelbach)
Costume Design by
Warden Neil 
Makeup Department
Donna-Lou Henderson .... makeup artist
Daphne Lawson .... hair stylist
Production Management
F.A. Miller .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Debra DuVal .... second assistant director
Leigh Webb .... first assistant director
Art Department
Joe Del Monte .... construction coordinator
Ian Scheibel .... property master
John Harrington .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Douglas Machala .... swing (uncredited)
Sound Department
Vince Garcia .... sound mixer
Danielle Ghent .... adr supervisor
Patrick Giraudi .... re-recording mixer
Frederick Howard .... sound supervisor
Jason Schmid .... re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Robert D. Crotty .... digital effects coordinator: VisionArt (uncredited)
Troy Brown .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Graham .... camera operator
Matt Mania .... key grip
Tom Schmieder .... gaffer (as Tom Schmeider)
Animation Department
Hajime Sorayama .... designer: Chrome
Editorial Department
Anthony A. Lewis .... assistant editor (as Anthony Lewis)
Henry Te .... assistant editor
Location Management
Jean Henley .... location manager
Music Department
Elin Carlson .... title song vocalist
Danny Elfman .... composer: series theme
Brad Segal .... composer: wrap-around music (as Bradley A. Segal)
Transportation Department
Dan Henley .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Kevin Rock .... story editor
Mary Anne Seward .... script supervisor
Dorothy Sidwell .... production coordinator
James E. Williams .... production accountant (as James Williams)
Tony Long .... production assistant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

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

Did You Know?

This episode takes place on October 30, 1938.See more »


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