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Cast

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Andrew Zimmern ... Himself - Host / ... (139 episodes, 2006-2014)
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Series Directed by
Chris Marino (36 episodes, 2008-2012)
Kel Nelson (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
Beth Pacunas (4 episodes, 2008)
Tye Schulke (3 episodes, 2012)
Janice McDonald (2 episodes, 2007-2008)

Andrew Zimmern (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Dave Rodrick (35 episodes, 2008-2013)
Tacy Mangan (28 episodes, 2007-2011)
Tye Schulke (25 episodes, 2010-2013)
Tammy Bloom (14 episodes, 2010-2013)
Shannon Keenan Demers (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
Nicole Sawatzke (9 episodes, 2008-2010)
Janice McDonald (8 episodes, 2007-2009)
Beth Pearlman (7 episodes, 2010-2011)
Colleen Needles Steward (6 episodes, 2008-2012)
Pam Suchman (6 episodes, 2009-2012)
Beth Pacunas (5 episodes, 2008)
LaDonna Acker (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
Laura Slobin (5 episodes, 2013)
Paul David (4 episodes, 2007-2008)
Laura Hubber (4 episodes, 2009-2011)
Stephanie Halleen (4 episodes, 2012)
Kel Nelson (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Janice Jensen (3 episodes, 2008)
Liz Pollock (3 episodes, 2012)
Chana Shwadlenak (3 episodes, 2013)
Jodi Langer (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Andrew Zimmern (2 episodes, 2007)
Tasha Oldham (2 episodes, 2008)
Patrick Weiland (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Nina Bouphasavanh (2 episodes, 2011)
Deborah Carr (2 episodes, 2013)

Series Produced by
Colleen Needles Steward .... executive producer / producer (132 episodes, 2007-2014)
Andrew Zimmern .... consulting producer / executive producer / ... (108 episodes, 2008-2014)
LaDonna Acker .... post production producer / post associate producer / ... (84 episodes, 2008-2014)
Tacy Mangan .... series producer / supervising producer (80 episodes, 2007-2011)
Dave Rodrick .... senior producer / supervising producer / ... (78 episodes, 2008-2014)
Chris Marino .... producer (61 episodes, 2008-2014)
Jane E. Durkee .... production executive (59 episodes, 2008-2013)
Tammy Bloom .... show producer / supervising producer / ... (55 episodes, 2010-2014)
Shannon Keenan Demers .... executive producer / producer (45 episodes, 2007-2014)
Patrick Weiland .... producer / field producer (32 episodes, 2009-2014)
Erin Anzalone .... line producer (27 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ellen Mills .... associate producer (26 episodes, 2007-2010)
Nina Bouphasavanh .... associate producer (26 episodes, 2008-2011)
Sarah Gebeke .... associate producer / post associate producer / ... (25 episodes, 2009-2014)
David M. Wermus .... line producer (16 episodes, 2012)
David M. Barsky .... executive producer (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Caron Bell .... associate producer (14 episodes, 2008-2010)
Alison Bailey .... associate producer / segment producer (14 episodes, 2012-2014)
Nicole Sawatzke .... producer (11 episodes, 2008-2010)
Tye Schulke .... associate producer / producer / ... (11 episodes, 2011-2013)
Beth Pearlman .... senior producer / producer (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jodi Langer .... line producer / producer (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
Tina Dobbelaere .... associate producer / segment producer (9 episodes, 2012-2014)
Pam Suchman .... senior producer / producer (7 episodes, 2009-2012)
Beth Pacunas .... producer (6 episodes, 2008-2010)
Matt Chapman .... associate producer (6 episodes, 2013)
Stephanie Halleen .... producer (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Paige Thiesse .... consulting producer (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Paul David .... producer (4 episodes, 2007-2008)
Janice McDonald .... producer (4 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kel Nelson .... producer (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tasha Oldham .... producer (3 episodes, 2008)
Jeanne Hedden .... producer (2 episodes, 2011)
Kristin Graham .... field producer / producer (2 episodes, 2013)
Jeff Mandell .... segment producer (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Original Music by
Joel Beckerman (37 episodes, 2006-2009)
Kurt Gellersted (37 episodes, 2006-2009)
Phil Aaron (31 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Cinematography by
Luke Logan (36 episodes, 2007-2013)
Brian Lundy (25 episodes, 2009-2014)
Dane Lawing (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
Scott Olson (19 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mike Demers (12 episodes, 2007-2008)
Joel Weber (9 episodes, 2009-2011)
Adrian Danciu (9 episodes, 2010-2013)
Steven R. Miles (5 episodes, 2008-2011)
Mike Simon (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Film Editing by
Troy Heller (77 episodes, 2007-2013)
Erik Fremstad (67 episodes, 2008-2014)
Paul Laskey (39 episodes, 2007-2010)
Tim Jones (32 episodes, 2007-2013)
Steve Fischer (30 episodes, 2008-2011)
Paige Thiesse (12 episodes, 2011-2014)
Eric Carlson (3 episodes, 2009-2011)
Greg Browning (3 episodes, 2011)
Jeremy Walters (3 episodes, 2013)
Dan Dwyer (2 episodes, 2007)
Luke Logan (2 episodes, 2008-2010)
Bert Cambridge (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Tucker Boyd (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Linda Froiland (1 episode, 2008)
Jill Broadfoot (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Makeup Department
Liz Zilka .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
 
Series Production Management
Jane E. Durkee .... production executive / production manager (70 episodes, 2007-2014)
Libby Abdo .... production manager (27 episodes, 2008-2011)
Mark Anderson .... production manager (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
David M. Wermus .... production manager (10 episodes, 2011)
LaDonna Acker .... post-production supervisor / post production producer / ... (7 episodes, 2012-2014)
Mong Chan .... executive in charge of production (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
Brandon Crooks .... director of post production (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Chris Ray .... post-production supervisor / post production supervisor (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Paul Johnson .... production manager (2 episodes, 2008-2010)
Alyssa Fox .... production manager (2 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Art Department
Linda Froiland .... props (1 episode, 2008)
Andrea Simon .... food stylist assistant (1 episode, 2008)
Anna Waltho .... food stylist assistant (1 episode, 2008)
 
Series Sound Department
Jason Almendinger .... post production sound (112 episodes, 2007-2014)
Tommy Lindquist .... post production sound (90 episodes, 2007-2013)
Darin Heinis .... sound re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor / ... (70 episodes, 2007-2011)
Ben O'Brien .... post production sound (28 episodes, 2012-2013)
Hannah Aspenson .... post production sound (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ameen Abdulla .... post production sound (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Matt Vogel .... audio / sound mixer (9 episodes, 2011-2014)
Andy Day .... audio / sound / ... (9 episodes, 2011-2013)
Scott Palm .... audio / a2 audio mixer (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
Scott Snyder .... audio (5 episodes, 2012-2013)
Alexander Yaker .... audio / sound / ... (4 episodes, 2011-2013)
John Vardas .... sound (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Martin Geissman .... audio (3 episodes, 2010)
Steven Bechtold .... sound recordist / audio (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Hilton Colón .... sound (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Steve Yasui .... sound (2 episodes, 2009-2010)
Charlie Ethridge .... audio / sound / ... (2 episodes, 2010-2012)
Raul Cebreros .... sound (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jim Choi .... audio / sound (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Robin Harris .... sound (2 episodes, 2011)
Mark Roberts .... sound (2 episodes, 2011)
Mike Dellamonica .... audio (2 episodes, 2012)
Whitney Ince .... sound mixer (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Joel Weber .... camera operator / second camera / ... (36 episodes, 2007-2012)
Adrian Danciu .... assistant camera / second camera / ... (31 episodes, 2010-2013)
Ben Hammock .... additional camera / additional camera operator / ... (18 episodes, 2013)
Scott Olson .... director of photography: "a" camera / camera operator (16 episodes, 2007-2009)
Mike Demers .... second camera / camera operator (12 episodes, 2009-2013)
Dylan Johnson .... camera operator / second camera / ... (9 episodes, 2011-2012)
Luke Logan .... camera operator / assistant camera / ... (5 episodes, 2008-2013)
Dominic Howes .... camera operator / assistant camera / ... (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Eric Parker Andersen .... assistant camera / camera operator / ... (4 episodes, 2007-2008)
Richard Priest .... assistant camera / camera operator (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Brian Lundy .... second camera / camera operator / ... (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
Eoin McGuigan .... assistant camera / camera operator (4 episodes, 2012)
Joel Angeles .... assistant camera / camera operator / ... (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
Shen-Feng Chiang .... assistant camera / camera operator / ... (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
Cal Coleman .... assistant camera / camera operator / ... (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
Christopher Dabner .... assistant camera / camera operator / ... (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
Bryant Mock .... camera operator / cameraman / ... (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
Nguyen Trinh Binh Tin .... assistant camera / camera operator / ... (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
Kort Waddell .... second camera / camera operator (3 episodes, 2012)
Carl Filoreto .... second camera / additional camera operator (3 episodes, 2013)
Loy Norrix .... second camera (3 episodes, 2013)
David Holloway .... still photographer (2 episodes, 2007-2011)
Andrew Parsons .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2007-2011)
Frederick Davis .... assistant camera / second camera (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Diego Molina .... assistant camera / camera operator (2 episodes, 2007)
Gregory J. Niska .... grip (2 episodes, 2008)
Joe Vandenberg .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2008)
Matt Giovinetti .... camera operator / second camera (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Gabe Stix .... camera operator / videographer (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Editorial Department
Troy Heller .... on-line editor / director of post production / ... (53 episodes, 2008-2014)
Paul Zenisek .... assistant editor (32 episodes, 2013-2014)
Christopher J. Ray .... director of post production (21 episodes, 2013)
Paige Thiesse .... assistant editor / lead editor (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
Erik Fremstad .... lead editor / on-line editor (11 episodes, 2010-2013)
Tim Jones .... lead editor (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Brandon Crooks .... director of post-production / director of post production (7 episodes, 2013)
Steve Fischer .... on-line editor / lead editor (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
Mataya Yager .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Bertram Cambridge .... editor / lead editor (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
Troy Tidwell .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Music Department
Phil Aaron .... composer: additional music (31 episodes, 2008-2009)
Michael Josephs .... theme music (21 episodes, 2010-2011)
Scott Nelson .... music (10 episodes, 2007-2008)
Mark Mueller .... music (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
Alexius Tschallener .... composer: additional music (3 episodes, 2012-2014)
Elizabeth C. Axford .... musician: piano (2 episodes, 2011)
Risto R Muzik .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Transportation Department
Alejandro Cuadra .... transportation (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Other crew
Tommy Steward .... post production assistant / key production assistant / ... (114 episodes, 2007-2013)
Carrie Libera .... researcher / production assistant / ... (54 episodes, 2007-2011)
Troy Heller .... director of post production / director of technical operations (51 episodes, 2010-2013)
Timothy J. Hamilton .... vice president of development / vp of development (48 episodes, 2012-2014)
Amanda Lathrop .... production coordinator (47 episodes, 2012-2014)
Miles Dinsmoor .... title design (40 episodes, 2008-2011)
David Sparrgrove .... title design (40 episodes, 2008-2011)
Ben Hammock .... media manager / field production assistant (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
Tye Schulke .... production assistant / story editor / ... (32 episodes, 2009-2013)
Stacie Simonpietri .... production assistant / field coordinator / ... (28 episodes, 2013)
Georgianna Day .... researcher (24 episodes, 2007-2010)
Laurel Hasbargen .... production assistant / researcher / ... (24 episodes, 2008-2011)
Paige Thiesse .... production assistant (23 episodes, 2010-2011)
Sarah Gebeke .... story research / researcher / ... (22 episodes, 2009-2013)
Tina Dobbelaere .... story research / researcher (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
Patrick Tracy .... story research (17 episodes, 2013)
Jack Steward .... field production assistant / production assistant (15 episodes, 2009-2013)
Stephanie Halleen .... story editor (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
Alex Jones .... production assistant / field production assistant (11 episodes, 2012-2014)
Andrew Reynolds .... title design (10 episodes, 2007-2008)
Amy Schmitt .... title design (10 episodes, 2007-2008)
Scott Wenner .... title design (10 episodes, 2007-2008)
Lana Harris .... researcher (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tammy Bloom .... researcher / story editor (9 episodes, 2010-2012)
Andrew Anderson .... production assistant / story research (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
Marisa Graven .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2007-2008)
Brooke Wylie .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2007-2008)
LaDonna Acker .... post associate producer / production executive (6 episodes, 2011-2012)
Laura Slobin .... story editor / story research (6 episodes, 2013)
Ellen Mills .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2007)
Will Yates .... researcher (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
Kathryn Browning .... story research (5 episodes, 2012-2013)
Eoin McGuigan .... media manager (5 episodes, 2012)
Anna Stachow .... field production assistant (5 episodes, 2012)
Brendan Bradley .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michelle Lai .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jesse Leed .... vice president of development / vp of development (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Louie Metzner .... field production assistant / production assistant (4 episodes, 2011-2013)
Alison Bailey .... story research (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
Peter Jensen .... field production assistant / production assistant (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
Andrew Parsons .... field production assistant / production assistant (3 episodes, 2007-2013)
Brendan Hurley .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
Anna Wise .... researcher (3 episodes, 2011)
Dave Rodrick .... story editor (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Chemish Fisher .... field production assistant (3 episodes, 2012)
Valarie Barsky .... clearance consultant (3 episodes, 2013)
Jesse J. Leed .... vice president of development (3 episodes, 2013)
Sonya 'Sonny' Tormoen .... production assistant / production coordinator (2 episodes, 2008)
Cynthia Waltho .... food stylist (2 episodes, 2008)
Luis Cintron .... field production assistant / location production assistant (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Jane E. Durkee .... production executive (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Fernando Flores .... location services (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Federico Torres .... field production assistant / location production assistant (2 episodes, 2009-2011)
Iram Collantes .... location services (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
William Esparza .... location services (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lawan Jirasuradej .... location services (2 episodes, 2010)
Alex Needles .... field production assistant (2 episodes, 2011-2012)
Joao Gregoar Joannou .... field production assistant / field production assistants (2 episodes, 2011)
Coleman Needles .... field production assistant (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
Cindie Norenberg .... production accountant (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Valerie Barsky .... clearance consultant (2 episodes, 2013)
Deborah Carr .... story editor (2 episodes, 2013)
Grant Fanning .... field production assistant / production assistant (2 episodes, 2013)
Alex Foreman .... field production assistant / production assistant (2 episodes, 2013)
Matthew Malach .... story editor (2 episodes, 2013)
Chana Shwadlenak .... story editor (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Thanks
Renee Alexander .... special thanks (1 episode, 2013)
Hailo .... special thanks (1 episode, 2013)
Brienna Schuette .... special thanks (1 episode, 2013)
 

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Also Known As:
"Bizarre Foods America" - USA (seventh season title)
"Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" - USA (seventh season title)
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14 out of 124 people found the following review useful.
Cruelty posing as entertainment, 26 September 2008

Want to watch somebody cut open the abdomen of a living creature and gut it while the animal struggles and screams for mercy? Want to hear about the practice of clubbing live animals before they are slaughtered because it "makes the meat taste better"? Would you enjoy seeing someone slice off the top of a monkey's head so they can eat its brains while he is still alive?

Welcome to the sick, psychotic world of "world-renowned gourmet/food critic" Andrew Zimmern, who hosts a revolting program on The Travel Channel called "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern." Zimmern's claim to fame is that he will apparently eat any creature that can be captured and served up for him to eat, in whole or in part, alive or dead. He cares not a bit what the creatures he ultimately consumes have suffered in order to satisfy his bloated, disgusting appetite. I don't know what possesses him to do this, except for the fact that he is obviously being paid a handsome salary by The Travel Channel to find some new and shocking way to murder a living thing and then chomp it down, all the while smacking his lips greedily.

It might surprise readers to know that this piece of trash is sponsored by Discovery, the same company that produces not ONLY The Travel Channel, but TLC, Discovery Kids/Health/Education, and, most ironically, Planet Green AND Animal Planet. The same corporation that claims to protect animals and caters to to the education of children also gives them the horrifying opportunity to witness the murder of helpless animals in the callous hands of human beings who carve out a live creature's insides as casually as if they were inanimate pieces of fruit.

Anyone who would allow or encourage their children to watch "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern" is raising a generation of serial killers. Anyone who has studied the field knows that killing animals is where most psychos begin in their killing sprees...which makes me wonder where Andrew Zimmern's palate will lead him next when he runs out of animals to torture.

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