Episode Number: 416

Episode Title: The Play's The Thing

Original Air Date: April 8, 2000


Gary gets bit by the acting bug when he makes a routine save at a small theatre... whom should he run into but Crumb.

Kyle Chandler (as Gary Hobson)
Shanesia Williams (as Marissa Clark)


Special Guest Starring:
Ron Dean: Marion "Zeke" Crumb


Guest Starring:
John Vickery: Reggie
Marie Marshall: Bonnie Russeau, a.k.a. Bonnie Richards
Timothy Omundson: Antone Gormand

Suzanne Petri: Darlene
Ann Marie Rodgers: Sophie
Rich Talarico: Oscar

Also appearing, but not credited:
Detective Stan: Mark Morettini

Other characters in episode: spider-hating carpenter, Leo the pizza delivery guy, Chef, Antone's assistant James, Antone's actors John and Mona and James


Developed by:
Bob Brush

Created by:
Patrick Q Page
Vik Rubenfeld
Ian Abrams

Produced by:
CBS Productions
Columbia TriStar Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment company
All rights reserved


Technical & Production Credits:

Theme by:
W G Snuffy Walden

Music by:
Joseph Stanley Williams

Edited by:
Bud Friedgen, A.C.E.

Production Designer:
Gary Baugh

Director of Photography:
Ross Berryman, A.C.S.

Consulting Producers:
Dianne Messina Stanley
James Stanley

Kyle Chandler

Supervising Producer:
Randy Roberts
Eric Tuchman
Carla Kettner

Produced by:
Loucas George

Co-Executive Producer:
Alex Taub
Gary Nelson

Executive Producer:
Lillah McCarthy

Executive Consultant:
Bob Brush


Written by: Michael Katz

Directed by: Deborah Reinisch


--- ending credits ---

Executive Producer:
Jeff Melvoin

Associate Producer:
Kathryn Riordan
Lisa I Vinnecour

Executive Story Editor:
Josh Appelbaum
Andre Nemec
Doris Egan
Jeff Pinkner

Unit Production Manager:
Bob Rolsky

1st Assistant Director:
Todd Pfeiffer

2nd Assistant Director:
Anthony Hemingway

Casting by:
Robert J Ulrich, CSA
Eric Dawson, CSA
Carol Kritzer, CSA
Jane Alderman, CSA

Costume Design:
Robin McMullan

Camera Operator:
Jim Blanford

Chief Lighting Technician:
Gino Crededio

Key Grip:
John Robertson

Location Manager:
Mark Mamalakis

Hair Stylist:
Pamela Milone

Jamie Weiss

Production Sound Mixer:
Curt Frisk

Prop Master:
Bob Volpe

Special Effects Coordinator:
Guy Clayton

Set Designer:
David Tennenbaum

Transportation Coordinator:
Ted E Larkowski

Script Coordinator:
Elizabeth Hatrick

Production Coordinator:
Mary Jane Nolan Kelly

Script Supervisor:
Valeria Collins

Supervising Sound Editor:
Jeremy Gordon

Post Production Supervisor:
Marla K Bechtel

Re-Recording Mixers:
Rusty Smith
Bill Freesh

Set Decorator:
Lisa Wolff

Construction Coordinator:
John McHugh

Assistant Editor:
Philip Malamuth

Film and Electronic Laboratory:
Laserpacific Media Corporation™

Presented in:
Dolby Surround where available

Re-recorded at:
Sony Pictures Studios, Culver City, CA

Intervalometer Shots by:
American Time-Lapse

Main Titles Designed by:
Nina Saxon/New Wave Entertainment

Copyright: 2000
TriStar Television Inc
CBS Worldwide Inc
All Rights Reserved

TriStar Television Inc. and CBS Broadcasting Inc., are the authors of this film/motion picture for purposes of Article 15(2) of the Berne Convention and all national laws giving effect thereto.

This Motion Picture is protected under the laws of the United States and other countries, and its unauthorized duplication, distribution, or exhibition may result in civil liability and criminal prosecution.

The characters and incidents portrayed and the names used herein are fictitious, and any similarity to the name, character or history of any person, living or dead, is entirely coincidental and unintentional.

Info painstakingly compiled by earlydues for the enjoyment of Early Edition fans. This website is for personal, non-commercial use and is totally unaffiliated with Early Edition, Three Characters, Inc., CBS Productions, TriStar Television, blah, blah, blah. No infringement intended, no profits made. Please do not reproduce or repost without my permission. Thank you kindly! Please email me with any changes or additions.

Return to Episodes Index

1997 - 2002, etc.