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1 | 2
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Get schooled...in the paranormal.
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Cast

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Steve Gonsalves ... Himself (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
Dave Tango ... Himself (12 episodes, 2009-2010)

Mike Rowe ... Narrator (12 episodes, 2009-2010)

Jason Hawes ... Himself (8 episodes, 2009-2010)
Eric Baldino ... Himself (6 episodes, 2010)
Karl Pfeiffer ... Himself (6 episodes, 2009)
Adam Berry ... Himself (6 episodes, 2010)
Susan Slaughter ... Herself (6 episodes, 2009)
Ben Smith ... Himself (6 episodes, 2009)
Michelle Tate ... Herself (6 episodes, 2010)
Chris McCune ... Himself (5 episodes, 2009)
Vera Martinez ... Herself (5 episodes, 2010)
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Series Produced by
Rob Katz .... executive producer (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jay Bluemke .... co-executive producer (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Alan David .... executive producer (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Craig Piligian .... executive producer (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Tom Thayer .... executive producer (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Stefanie Cohen Williams .... line producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Seth Margolin .... co-producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Matthew Meltzer .... supervising producer (6 episodes, 2009)
Cris Graves .... consulting producer (6 episodes, 2010)
Stephanie Kisinger .... associate story producer (6 episodes, 2010)
Andrew Lipson .... supervising producer (5 episodes, 2010)
Phil Davis .... post producer (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Original Music by
David Vanacore (8 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Cinematography by
Brian Hodge (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Film Editing by
John R. French (9 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jim Gallagher (5 episodes, 2009)
Phontaine Judd (5 episodes, 2009)
Nick Arico (4 episodes, 2009)
Chris Ross Leong (3 episodes, 2009)
John Wolfenden (3 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Production Management
Jared Bushansky .... director in charge of post production (6 episodes, 2009)
Amanda Ross .... production supervisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Tom Shannon .... production manager (6 episodes, 2009)
Eric Towler .... post-production supervisor (6 episodes, 2009)
Heath Banks .... vice president of production (6 episodes, 2010)
Kellianne Wilder .... executive in charge of production (6 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Sound Department
Danika Benton .... dialogue editor (19 episodes, 2009-2010)
John Whelchel II .... sound mixer / sound (11 episodes, 2009-2010)
Justin Wikke .... dialogue editor / sound re-recording mixer (6 episodes, 2009-2010)
Mike Peebles .... sound (6 episodes, 2009)
Marcus Pardo .... sound re-recording mixer (5 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Mike Machin .... graphics and titles (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jado Lee .... assistant camera (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kendall Whelpton .... camera operator / jib operator (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
Nick Kober .... camera operator (6 episodes, 2009)
Matt Parkinson .... assistant camera (5 episodes, 2009)
Eric Pinho .... camera operator (5 episodes, 2009)
Richard Priest .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Casting Department
Blair Franklin .... casting associate (12 episodes, 2010)
Shaun Hoff .... casting associate (3 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Editorial Department
David Broadbent .... on-line editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Sarah Goff .... associate editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Charisma J. Sieras .... post-production coordinator (6 episodes, 2009)
Doug Staffield .... assistant editor (6 episodes, 2009)
David Pleasant .... on-line editor (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Music Department
J.S. Greenier .... composer: additional music / composer: theme music (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Other crew
Crystal Foos .... paralegal (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Lucie Jourdan .... manager of development (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
India Love .... director of production finance (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Brett Boydstun .... vice president: finance and operations (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kathleen Burns .... vice president: production (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Johnny Gould .... vice president: programming and business development (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Gretchen Stockdale .... vice president and general counsel (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Allison Andreano .... field production coordinator / production assistant / ... (6 episodes, 2009-2010)
Michael Finnegan .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 2009)
Justin Kilmer .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2009)
Stephanie Kisinger .... field production coordinator (6 episodes, 2009)
Karin Murphey .... assistant accountant (6 episodes, 2009)
Kellianne Wilder .... executive in charge of production (6 episodes, 2010)
Erich Senff .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
Trevor Hollen .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2010)
 

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  • Syfy (2009) (USA) (TV)
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"G.H.A." - USA (short title)
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13 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Mean spirited, 27 November 2009
Author: Seb from United Kingdom

Season 1: Taps Academy follows the simple "beg for a job" format pioneered by gutter television shows like The Apprentice. A group of people, usually with no obvious skills, vie for a job by backbiting and grovelling to the point where the pea-brained viewer is clapping their hands with glee when they finally get "fired" from the show. If they cry, break down or beg then the producers almost certainly high-five each other.

Naturally to make this format work you have to select people who are born losers and here at least the vultures that put this show together have put some effort in. None of them are people you'd want to spend more than five minutes around. So far I've seen two very nasal monotone girls who think they have psychic powers, a pair of disgustingly sycophantic plebs and a couple of others too devoid of personality to be memorable.

What I find especially distasteful about the show is the way we are treated to Steve ("I've never read a book all the way through") and Tango bollocking these kids for various petty infractions to their ghost hunting way. If the show was more about "here's how to ghost hunt" I think it would be a big hit but it's not, it's about seeing people told off for not plugging a camera in properly and that's boring to watch.

Season 2: Much less spiteful but no more interesting. The could be recruiting plumbers and it would be much the same show. I can't really say much more about the second series than that because I realised it wasn't going to get any better and gave up.

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