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"Drop Dead Diva" Pilot (2009)

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Director:
Writers:
Josh Berman (created by)
Josh Berman (written by)
Contact:
View company contact information for Pilot on IMDbPro.
Original Air Date:
12 July 2009 (Season 1, Episode 1)
Genre:
Plot:
When beautiful-but-vapid model wannabe Deb has a fatal car accident, she suddenly finds herself in front of Heaven's gatekeeper... See more » | Add synopsis »

Cast

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

Brooke Elliott ... Jane Bingum

Margaret Cho ... Teri Lee

Jackson Hurst ... Grayson Kent

Kate Levering ... Kim Kaswell

April Bowlby ... Stacy Barrett

Josh Stamberg ... Jay Parker

Ben Feldman ... Fred

Sean Maher ... Marcus Newsome

Brooke D'Orsay ... Deb Dobkins

Linden Ashby ... Parker Wellner

Susan Walters ... Vicki Wellner

Margo Moorer ... Judge Wilson

Mike Pniewski ... Defense Attorney

Anna Enger ... Amy

Stephanie Leigh Schlund ... Beth
Carlos E. Lopez ... Jury Foreman

Robert Pralgo ... Doctor

Andrew Masset ... Dr. Curtis (as Andrew Hyatt Masset)

Jason MacDonald ... Gunman

Kenny Alfonso ... Mr. Wellner's Defense Attorney
Debra Nelson ... Nurse
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elijah Abdullah ... Recently Deceased (uncredited)
Orlando Vargas Diaz ... Lawyer at Funeral (uncredited)
D.A. Hänks ... Recently Deceased (uncredited)
SiSi Kache ... Waitress (uncredited)
Shawn Knowles ... Bartender (uncredited)

Lynn McArthur ... Juror (uncredited)

Dominick Racano ... Doctor (uncredited)

Sonya Thompson ... Funeral Mourner (uncredited)
Raymond Wood ... Hospital Orderly (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
James Hayman 
 
Writing credits
Josh Berman (created by)

Josh Berman (written by)

Produced by
Josh Berman .... executive producer
Drew Matich .... associate producer
Neil Meron .... executive producer
Robert J. Wilson .... producer
Craig Zadan .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Starrett (music by)
 
Cinematography by
Dermott Downs (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Augie Hess 
 
Casting by
Susan Edelman 
 
Production Design by
Victoria Paul 
 
Art Direction by
Robert Strohmaier  (as Bob Strohmaier)
 
Set Decoration by
Amy McGary 
 
Costume Design by
Ha Nguyen 
 
Makeup Department
Vanessa Davis .... hair department head
Sarah Mays .... makeup department head
Wanda Patterson .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Susan Ransom .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Jeff Kay .... unit production manager
Cynthia Stegner .... post-production executive (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jason Altieri .... second assistant director
Frank Capra III .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Edward J. Borasch Jr. .... property master (as Ed Borasch Jr.)
Tony Kupersmith .... construction coordinator
Joseph F. Beeco .... construction foreman (uncredited)
Mark Keever .... set dresser (uncredited)
Ryan Kutch .... set dresser (uncredited)
Johnny Land .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Sean Macomber .... swing gang (uncredited)
Grey Moore .... carpenter (uncredited)
Glenn Ortman .... painter (uncredited)
Kelly Richardson .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Matt Robinson .... carpenter (uncredited)
Shaquana Simmons .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Joey Sisson .... set dresser (uncredited)
Ann Stacy .... lead scenic artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
John Boyd .... re-recording mixer
David B. Cohn .... supervising sound editor
Mary Ellis .... sound mixer
Wayne Heitman .... re-recording mixer
Joel D. Catalan .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Greg Crawford .... adr mixer: Atlanta (uncredited)
Jeff Gross .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Kevin Nanaumi .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Jose A. Sanchez .... sound utility/boom operator (uncredited)
Dave Wilson .... adr mixer: Atlanta (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Robert Vazquez .... special effects coordinator (as Bob Vasquez)
 
Visual Effects by
James Holt .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Cliff Welsh .... digital compositor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Lonnie R. Smith Jr. .... stunt coordinator (as Lonnie Smith)
JoAnn Bernat .... stunt double: Brooke D'Orsay (uncredited)
JoAnn Bernat .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Marian Green .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stephen Crowley .... chief lighting technician
Eddie Evans .... key grip
Riko Schatke .... best boy grip
Paul Varrieur .... camera operator "a" camera
Jos'h Hancher .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (uncredited)
Greg Morse .... computer/video playback (uncredited)
Meiklejohn Pate .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Jeff C. Sutton .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Shay Griffin .... casting: Atlanta (as Shay Bentley-Griffin)
Christina Snider .... casting associate
Janella Bersabal .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stephen K. Randolph .... costume supervisor
Layne Brightwell .... costumer (uncredited)
Caroline Dieter .... costumer (uncredited)
Karen Freed .... costumer (uncredited)
Brooke Mozersky .... costumer (uncredited)
Kenya Ware .... costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Joshua Alan Baca .... on-line editor
Lissed Soukiassian .... post-production assistant
Eric O. Schusterman .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Michael Sohcot .... assistant on-line editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Maida N. Morgan .... location manager (as Maida Morgan)
Erin G. Fuller .... locations department assistant (uncredited)
James Hayward .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Lisa A. Arpino .... music editor (as Lisa Arpino)
Libby Umstead .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Dale Combs .... transportation captain
Donna Combs .... dot administrator
Neil Scognamiglio .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Rebecca Poulos .... script supervisor
Tim Turner .... production accountant
Charles Williams .... production assistant
Teresa M. Yarbrough .... production coordinator
Vanessa Curtis Block .... assistant: Mr. Meron/ Mr. Zadan (uncredited)
Amy D'Alessandro .... titles (uncredited)
Maurissa Tancharoen .... story editor (uncredited)
Greg Tresan .... animal wrangler (uncredited)
Jed Whedon .... story editor (uncredited)
Rebecca Napier White .... production secretary (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Runtime:
Germany:46 min
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Certification:
Germany:16 (TV rating) | USA:TV-PG

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Linden Ashby and Susan Walters are husband and wife in real life.See more »
Quotes:
[first line of the series]
Deb Dobkins:[looking at the mirror] Do my knees look fat?
See more »
Movie Connections:
References "The Price Is Right" (1972)See more »
Soundtrack:
Wanna FlySee more »

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