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"Raising the Bar" (2008) More at IMDbPro »TV series 2008-2009

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Raising the Bar: Season 2: Episode 6 -- A team of expert mechanics attempts to create a hydraulics-powered bar using the front end of ’53 Chevy. But, an unexpected setback could threaten to jeopardize the entire build.

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Former law school classmates reunite in court when they take on rival clients.
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 10 of 49)

Mark-Paul Gosselaar ... Jerry Kellerman (25 episodes, 2008-2009)

Gloria Reuben ... Rosalind Whitman (25 episodes, 2008-2009)

Currie Graham ... Nick Balco (25 episodes, 2008-2009)

Melissa Sagemiller ... Michelle Ernhardt (25 episodes, 2008-2009)

J. August Richards ... Marcus McGrath (25 episodes, 2008-2009)

Jonathan Scarfe ... Charlie Sagansky (25 episodes, 2008-2009)

Teddy Sears ... Richard Patrick Woolsley (25 episodes, 2008-2009)

Jane Kaczmarek ... Judge Trudy Kessler (25 episodes, 2008-2009)

Natalia Cigliuti ... Roberta Gilardi / ... (24 episodes, 2008-2009)

Stacy Hall ... Vince Culp (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
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Series Directed by
Jesse Bochco (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
Rick Bota (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jeannot Szwarc (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Eric Laneuville (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Martha Mitchell (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Writing credits
Steven Bochco (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
David Feige (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jonathan Abrahams (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
Alison Cross (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
Joel Fields (4 episodes, 2009)

Series Produced by
David Feige .... supervising producer (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Alison Cross .... consulting producer (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jesse Bochco .... co-executive producer (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
Dayna Kalins .... producer (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jonathan Abrahams .... producer (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Steven Bochco .... executive producer (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Caroline James .... coordinating producer / producer (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Joel Fields .... consulting producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Jennifer L. Pearlman .... line producer: nyc (10 episodes, 2008)
Jonathan P. Shaw .... co-producer (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
Elicia Bessette .... associate producer (7 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Original Music by
James S. Levine (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Cinematography by
Rick Bota (9 episodes, 2008-2009)
Frank Perl (2 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Film Editing by
Rick Tuber (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jonathan P. Shaw (5 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mark S. Manos (5 episodes, 2009)
Nick Berrisford (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Casting by
Scott Genkinger (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
Junie Lowry-Johnson (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Production Design by
Bruce Robert Hill (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Erin Boyd (23 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Costume Design by
Jill Lucas (15 episodes, 2009)
Nadine Haders (10 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Makeup Department
Denise Fischer .... key makeup artist / makeup department head / ... (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
Sharisse Fine .... department head hair / department head hairstylist (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jody Burton .... key hair stylist (10 episodes, 2008)
Elisabeth Fry .... makeup department head (10 episodes, 2008)
Amy Sparks .... makeup artist (10 episodes, 2008)
Andrea Whitten .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 2008)

Jani Kleinbard .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Caroline James .... unit production manager (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
Elicia Bessette .... post-production supervisor (4 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Melody Beam .... second assistant director (15 episodes, 2009)
Xochi Blymyer .... first assistant director (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Bob Kozicki .... first assistant director (11 episodes, 2008-2009)
Joseph J. Kontra .... second assistant director (10 episodes, 2008)
Nate Murphy .... dga trainee (10 episodes, 2008)
Shawn Pipkin .... second second assistant director (10 episodes, 2008)
Redelia Shaw .... dga trainee (9 episodes, 2009)
Craig Langus .... dga trainee (6 episodes, 2009)
Jana Ludwigova .... second second assistant director (5 episodes, 2009)

Kate Marie Boyle .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Mark Tobey .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Maileen Williams .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Michael F. Loomer .... on-set dresser (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
John J. Bradley .... set dresser (15 episodes, 2009)
Penelope Franco Gilmore .... set decoration coordinator / set dec production assistant (15 episodes, 2009)
Alex Goode .... art department coordinator (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jim Ondrejko .... construction coordinator (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Dean Wilson .... property master (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mark Rodriguez .... leadman (12 episodes, 2009)
Gary Warshaw .... assistant art director (11 episodes, 2009)
Michael P. Hunter .... assistant property master (10 episodes, 2008)
Martha Johnston .... set designer (10 episodes, 2008)
Linda A. King .... assistant art director (10 episodes, 2008)
Rick Staves .... set dresser (10 episodes, 2008)
Brett Bowden .... lead scenic (9 episodes, 2008)
Stephen MacMillin .... leadman (9 episodes, 2008)
David Dunn .... set dresser (7 episodes, 2009)
Mike Suhy .... set dresser (5 episodes, 2008)
John R. Boucher .... set dresser (5 episodes, 2009)
Hugo Santiago .... set designer (4 episodes, 2009)
Cheryl Gould Strang .... leadman (3 episodes, 2009)

Lisa Penaranda .... leadman (unknown episodes)
Eric Rood .... key on-set dresser (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Robert Janiger .... production sound mixer (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tim Song Jones .... boom operator / utility sound technician (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
George Haddad .... supervising sound editor (23 episodes, 2008-2009)
Edmond J. Coblentz Jr. .... sound designer / sound editor (19 episodes, 2008-2009)
Alexandra Fehrman .... sound recordist (19 episodes, 2008-2009)
Yervant Hagopian .... utility sound technician (15 episodes, 2009)
Paul Longstaffe .... dialogue editor (12 episodes, 2009)
Aaron Levy .... sound re-recording mixer (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
Reginald Dunn .... boom operator (10 episodes, 2008)
Ryan Maguire .... foley mixer (8 episodes, 2008)
Ross Davis .... sound re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Special Effects by
J.D. Streett .... special effects coordinator (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Visual Effects by
O.T. Hight .... visual effects artist (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Stunts
Tanner Gill .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2008)
Jeff Wolfe .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2008)
Ron Stein .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Sean Piper .... grip: dolly grip / grip (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Greg Dellerson .... second assistant camera / second assistant camera: "a" camera / ... (23 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mike Blauvelt .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (22 episodes, 2008-2009)
Arien Hatch .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (22 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mick Spitalnick .... b dolly grip / grip (22 episodes, 2008-2009)
Doug Weinmann .... electrician (22 episodes, 2008-2009)
Frankie Martinez .... electrician (21 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lee Schmicker .... best boy electrician (20 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jessica Spuehler .... grip (18 episodes, 2008-2009)
Rex Anson Rhorer .... dolly grip (15 episodes, 2009)
Craig Peiffer .... key grip (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Philip Lee .... b-camera operator / camera operator: "b" camera / ... (12 episodes, 2009)
Jeffrey M. Hall .... gaffer (11 episodes, 2008-2009)
David Canestro .... best boy grip (9 episodes, 2008)
Trey Clinesmith .... a cam/Steadicam operator (9 episodes, 2008)
Christopher Mack .... first assistant camera (9 episodes, 2008)
Chava Monjaraz .... dolly operator: "b" camera / dolly grip (9 episodes, 2008)
Tony Olivieri .... camera operator (9 episodes, 2008)
Ralph Scherer .... dolly grip (8 episodes, 2008)
Karen Neal .... still photographer (6 episodes, 2008)
Jeff Hall .... gaffer (5 episodes, 2008)
Lauren Blair .... electrician (4 episodes, 2008)
Thomas Burns .... rigging electrician (4 episodes, 2008)
Eric McCandless .... still photographer (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ben Cain .... camera utility: additional photography (3 episodes, 2008)
David Speck .... additional second assistant camera: "b" camera (3 episodes, 2008)
Bryan Gilbert .... grip (3 episodes, 2009)
Jay Pope .... grip (3 episodes, 2009)
Pete Escobar .... grip (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jesse Crusing .... additional electrician (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Casting Department
Kevin Mockrin .... casting associate (22 episodes, 2008-2009)
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice casting (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lisa Freiberger .... executive in charge of casting (10 episodes, 2008)
Kiki Ruud .... casting (10 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
April Dunlap .... production assistant: costume department (15 episodes, 2009)
Mark Anthony Summers .... costume supervisor (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mairi Chisholm .... assistant costume designer (12 episodes, 2009)
Richard Boitano .... costumer (10 episodes, 2008)
Lincoln Holmes .... wardrobe production assistant (10 episodes, 2008)
Brandy Lusvardi .... key costumer (10 episodes, 2008)
Christy Stubbs .... costumer (10 episodes, 2008)
Gelareh Khalioun .... costumer (9 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Editorial Department
Randy Beveridge .... senior colorist / colorist (22 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mallory Yund .... post coordinator (10 episodes, 2008)
Damien Smith .... assistant editor (9 episodes, 2008-2009)
Claire Newman .... post-production coordinator (8 episodes, 2009)
Nick Berrisford .... assistant editor (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Music Department
Mark Wike .... music editor / music supervisor (21 episodes, 2008-2009)
Josh Klein .... composer: additional music (20 episodes, 2008-2009)
Josh Hertz .... assistant music editor (12 episodes, 2009)
Aaron Kaplan .... composer: additional music (10 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Transportation Department
Mel Langford .... transportation (11 episodes, 2009)
David Christenson .... production driver (9 episodes, 2008)
Jerry Henry .... transportation coordinator (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
Walter McClain .... transportation captain (4 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Other crew
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice director (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Amy D'Alessandro .... titles / titles by (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Abby Emmett .... production coordinator / assistant production coordinator (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Angela Simpson .... payroll accountant (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Patrick Hollon .... production assistant (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
Devon Marie King .... stand-in (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
Susan Kong .... production accountant (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mela Lee .... adr voice replacement / voice actor (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
Alex Chernoff .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2008)
Amelia Elder .... executive assistant (10 episodes, 2008)
Nicholas Gusikoff .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2008)
Jonathan Risinger .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2008)
Doug Smith .... production coordinator (10 episodes, 2008)
Chris Hanson .... medical technical advisor (9 episodes, 2009)
Michelle Debbaudt .... assistant: Steven Bochco (5 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lalida Sujjavasin .... assistant production coordinator (5 episodes, 2009)
Claudia Eastman .... location manager (4 episodes, 2008)
Laura Bagano .... crafts services (4 episodes, 2009)
Danny Cohen .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2009)
Monique Drumheller .... crafts services (4 episodes, 2009)
Gisele Gaines .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2009)
Jon Ko .... set medic (4 episodes, 2009)
Deirdre Murphy .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2009)
John Perez .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2009)
Cheri Taylor .... script coordinator (4 episodes, 2009)
Curtis Wilmot .... location manager (4 episodes, 2009)
Phillip Arnold .... assistant: Dayna Bochco (3 episodes, 2009)
Paula Hunziker .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 2009)
Amelia Johnson .... assistant: Caroline James / assistant: Jesse Bochco (3 episodes, 2009)
Cheryl Starbuck .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Eric Rogers .... script coordinator (2 episodes, 2008)
Claire Newman .... post production coordinator (2 episodes, 2009)
 

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Raising the Bar on reviews of this series, 26 April 2012
Author: drarthurwells from United States

The reviews of "Raising the Bar", totally miss the point of this series. This series offers great insight into the politics of justice as opposed to the principles of justice, whereby personal agendas of judges, prosecutors, and defense lawyers intrude into the judicial process to over-ride the truth of a case. This is the reality of "justice" which is generally ignored or brushed aside. No other series exposes this reality as well as "Raising the Bar", if they try do it at all.

The inner workings of behind the scene trading of favors in "deals" is fully exposed. The truth of a case is often a secondary consideration with judges and opposing attorneys. Such political skewing of principle is the corruption that exists in all human transaction - economic, political, or judicial. However, we often ignore this and wish it away, as a part of our ignoring much of reality that is uncomfortable to us. This series can shake up your perceptions of the law and government.

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