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"Men in Trees" Pilot (2006)

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Original Air Date:
12 September 2006 (Season 1, Episode 1)
En route to a book signing in Alaska, a relationship coach finds out her fiancée's been cheating on her with a friend, causing her to question all her beliefs and teachings. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Loved it! Only one (hopefuly constructive criticism) - please read on. See more (27 total) »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Anne Heche ... Marin Frist

Abraham Benrubi ... Ben Jackson

Emily Bergl ... Annie O'Donnell

Seana Kofoed ... Jane Burns

Suleka Mathew ... Sara Jackson

Derek Richardson ... Patrick Bachelor

Sarah Strange ... Theresa Thomasson

James Tupper ... Jack Slattery

John Amos ... Buzz Washington

Claudette Mink ... Kiki
Tobias Slezak ... Graham
Timothy Webber ... Jerome

Françoise Yip ... Alice K
Mar Andersons ... Dave
John Boncore ... Old Tlingit Man
Greg Anderson ... Affable Man
Trevor Carroll ... Book Store Cashier
Adrian Glynn McMorran ... Man (as Adrian McMorran)
Brent Chapman ... Bearded Man
Esme Lambert ... Old Lady on Plane
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gina Doty ... 40-Something Woman (uncredited)

Colby Johannson ... Gary (uncredited)
Rose Pate ... 20-Something Woman (uncredited)

Ian Thompson ... Bus Driver (uncredited)
Michelle Yuen ... Party Guest (uncredited)
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Episode Crew
Directed by
James Mangold 
Writing credits
Jenny Bicks (creator)

Jenny Bicks (written by)

Produced by
Stuart M. Besser .... producer (as Stuart Besser)
Jenny Bicks .... executive producer
Asha Gill .... producer: behind the scenes
Cathy Konrad .... executive producer
James Mangold .... executive producer
Denise Pleune .... associate producer
Original Music by
Peter Himmelman 
Cinematography by
Phedon Papamichael (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michael McCusker 
Casting by
Lisa Beach 
Sarah Katzman 
Production Design by
Brent Thomas 
Art Direction by
Shannon Grover (uncredited)
Set Decoration by
Lesley Beale  (as Leslie Beale)
Costume Design by
Kimberly A. Tillman 
Makeup Department
Heather Barreca .... assistant hair stylist
Thom MacIntyre .... key hairstylist (as T.R. McIntyre)
Lisa Taylor Roberts .... makeup artist (as Taylor Roberts)
Carole Simcox .... second assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Stuart M. Besser .... unit production manager (as Stuart Besser)
George Chapman .... production manager
Jason Scott Kavner .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nicholas Mastandrea .... first assistant director
Kate Weiss .... second assistant director
Angie Nolan .... additional assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Brad Jansen .... paint foreman
Iesza Jessica Jordan .... puppet maker (as Iesza Snowdon)
Wayne McLaughlin .... property master
Tara Arnett .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Martine Bilodeau .... scenic painter (uncredited)
John Hamilton .... head painter (uncredited)
Paul Jenkinson .... lead set dresser (uncredited)
Marta McLaughlin .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Chris Rae .... lead carpenter (uncredited)
Sean Will .... scenic painter (uncredited)
Sound Department
David Barbee .... sound effects editor
Tim Boggs .... adr supervisor
Edmond J. Coblentz Jr. .... supervising sound editor (as Edmond Coblentz)
Shane Connelly .... sound mixer
Adam Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Orest Sushko .... sound re-recording mixer
James Bailey .... foley artist (uncredited)
Seann Dougherty .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Jon Lavender .... boom operator (uncredited)
Carrie Lisonbee .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Hugh Murphy .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Gabriel J. Serrano .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Greg Steele .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Carmen Verin .... assistant sound (uncredited)
Brett Voss .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Greg Zimmerman .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Chris Hatchwell .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Aaron Brown .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Robert Stromberg .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Jennifer Mylrea .... stunt double: Anne Heche (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Shane Geddes .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Scott Kozak .... leadman grip
Sandes Ashe .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
Chris Bang .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Chris Gibbins .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
James L. Hurford .... key grip (uncredited)
Jeff Petry .... still photographer (uncredited)
Johnny Radzik .... Steadicam operator (uncredited)
Johnny Radzik .... camera operator: "a" camera (uncredited)
Shai Vera .... electrician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Stuart Aikins .... casting: Vancouver
Sean Cossey .... casting: Vancouver
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jennifer Antony .... costumer
Christine Cantella .... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
Andra Norton .... set costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Danielle Duran .... post-production coordinator
John Murray .... additional editor
Michael 'Bones' Buono .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Mykel Thuncher .... colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Jeff Lingle .... music editor
Jason Ruder .... music editor
Dean Menta .... music editor: temp score (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Lawrence Albright .... cable truck driver
Barry Chapman .... transportation coordinator (uncredited)
Ryan Moroz .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Other crew
Rey Astronomo .... computer/video playback coordinator
Dale Ross Braun .... production accountant
Susie Carter .... executive consultant
Jessica Clothier .... script supervisor
Les Ford .... computer playback designer
Asha Gill .... assistant to show runner & executive producers
Marcus Goodwin .... production assistant (uncredited)
Myles Lennig .... key production assistant
Kirk Renard .... production assistant
Cherie Smid .... animal trainer
Tom Teotico .... location scout
Freddy Boutros .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Sandra-Jessica Couturier .... stand-in (uncredited)
Anthony Dolhai .... assistant to director (uncredited)
Dana Dubé .... animal coordinator (uncredited)
Catherine Girczyc .... clearance coordinator: Vancouver (uncredited)
Catherine Howard .... assistant production coordinator (uncredited)
Oliver Rappard .... production assistant (uncredited)
Adrian Salpeter .... assistant: Jenny Bicks (uncredited)
Jennifer Shaklan .... script coordinator (uncredited)
Linda Sheehy-Brownstein .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Andrew Simpson .... head animal trainer (uncredited)
Suzanne E. Smith .... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Christopher K. Stenberg .... video/computer playback operator (uncredited)
Tom Teotico .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Scott Walden .... location manager (uncredited)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jenny Bicks  creator

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sean Osmack .... third assistant director
Art Department
Jim Ramsay .... set designer
Special Effects by
Ian Korver .... special effects assistant
Visual Effects by
Kristen Branan .... head of production
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Taschereau .... key grip
Casting Department
Todd Sherry .... casting associate
Other crew
Bonnie Hay .... stand-in: Anne Heche
Raimy Rosenduft .... assistant to writer
Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies
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Additional Details

Germany:42 min

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Factual errors: Marin has run-ins with a skunk and a raccoon. Alaska has no skunks or raccoons. Jack explains the skunk as an aberration but the raccoon doesn't phase him.See more »


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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Loved it! Only one (hopefuly constructive criticism) - please read on., 24 September 2006
Author: margenpaul from United States

I (my wife and I) loved the first episodes of Men in Trees. We have enjoyed Anne Heche since seeing her in Six Nights Seven Days (or Seven Days Six Nights) Whatever. Only one critical remark. The background music and sound is too loud. I defy anyone to make out most of what the characters are saying. The music especially - to have music with LYRICS pounding away while people are talking is almost enough to make us tune out or turn the sound off as I used to do when watching Charlie's Angels - who cared what they were saying - I just wanted to watch. I really don't want to do this with Men in Trees. Anne Heche is a remarkable comedic actress - a real master (mistress?) of physical comedy. We want to hear every word. Good luck - please hang in there, we want this show to be around for a long time. You'll see from my birth date that I am incredibly old (80 glorious years!) - this show can keep me young. I need you!

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