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From: dnadams@nyx.cs.du.edu (Dean Adams) Date: 12 Jul 93 00:09:36 GMT Newsgroups: rec.arts.tv,rec.answers,news.answers Subject: "FLYING BLIND" PROGRAM GUIDE

Archive-name: tv/program-guides/flying-blind

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  • FLYING BLIND *
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                           PROGRAM GUIDE
                           by Dean Adams
                      {dnadams@nyx.cs.du.edu}
                           (July, 1993)
  • * FIRST SEASON - 22 episodes (1992-93) **
     Regular cast:
       Neil Barash ...................... Corey Parker
       Alicia ........................... Tea Leoni
       Jordan ........................... Robert Bauer
       Megan ............................ Clea Lewis
       Ted Sharperson ................... Marcus Giamatti
       Ellen Barash ..................... Christine Rose
       Jeremy Barash .................... Michael Tucci
     Production staff:
       Created by ....................... Richard Rosenstock
       Co-Executive Producer ............ Douglas Wyman
       Producer ......................... Terri Minsky
                                          Michael Stanislavsky
                                          Don Woodard
                                          Tom Maxwell
       Executive Producer ............... Richard Rosenstock
       Associate Producer ............... Jean Zuhorski
                                          Sandi Hochman
       Supervising Producer ............. Mark Reisman
       Co-Producer ...................... Rick Copp
                                          David A. Goodman
       Executive Story Editor ........... Richard Albarino
       Story Editor ..................... Michael Borkow
       Executive Consultant ............. Bob Stevens
                                          Linwood Boomer
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1. 09/13/92 "PILOT" (3026) {8.3/14} Richard Rosenstock / James Burrows

Mild-mannered Neil thinks life after college will be dull–until he meets the uninhibited Alicia and gets drawn into her eccentric world. In the opener, Neil starts a new job with a food company, where he must share an office with his slick co-worker Ted.

[Note: the theme music in this episode is "And She Was", instead
of "A Million Miles Away" used in preceeding shows.  Both are by
David Byrne, from the group Talking Heads]
   Jonathan .......... Thomas Haden Church
   Mr. Rickman ....... John Finn
   French Man ........ Phillip Simon
   Balding Guy ....... David Alan Isaacs
   French Woman....... Simona Ferraro-Chartoff

2. 09/20/92 "SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT" (3301) {6.3/10} Richard Rosenstock / Michael Lembeck

Alicia doesn't want to have sex with Neil until she feels that their relationship is more than just physical, which turns out to be later that night and in the home of Neil's parents.

   Matthew ........... Detrich Bader
   Grandma ........... Bess Meisler
   Sanborn ........... Joel J. Edwards

3. 09/27/92 "CRAZY FOR YOU… AND YOU" (3304) {5.9/10} Ellen Byron & Lissa Kapstrom / Michael Lembeck

Neil begins to feel that he doesn't really belong in Alicia's madcap world, so after a fight with her, he takes his mother's advice and tries dating someone else.

   Lauren Benjamin ... Jill Hennessy
   Julian ............ Marco Sanchez
   Waiter ............ Sean Whitesell

4. 10/04/92 "SINGLE WHITE EUROTRASH" (3305) {6.1/10} Douglas Wyman / Michael Lembeck

Neil's romantic plans are erased when Alicia becomes the artistic inspiration of a snooty painter, who happens to be the twin brother of her (deceased) old flame, Andre.

   Gerard ............ Gil Bellows

5. 10/11/92 "THE WEEK OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY" (3302) {6.1/10} Bob Stevens / Michael Lembeck

Neil is panic-stricken when he learns that the rebellious Alicia's old boyfriend, a Latin American guerrilla (and theatre buff), is back in town and threatening to kill him.

   Paco .............. Eddie Velez

6. 10/18/92 "PRELUDE TO A BRISKET" (3303) {5.6/9} Terri Minsky / Michael Lembeck

When Neil is finally pursuaded by both his mother and Alicia, to invite Alicia over for the family's weekly Sunday barbecue, he is horrified to find out that she enjoys it.

   Diandra Barash .... Jessica Tuck
   Barry Barash ...... Greg Grunberg
   Max Barash ........ Jason Bennett

7. 10/25/92 "DESPERATELY SEEKING ALICIA" (3306) {5.5/9} Terri Minsky & Michael Borkow / Dennis Erdman

Neil is entrusted with the care of his college-bound cousin Lesile, who decides, after meeting Alicia, that she wants to drop out of school and be just like her.

   Leslie Barash ..... Meredith Scott Lynn
   Jupiter ........... Eric Allan Kramer

8. 11/01/92 "LOVERS AND OTHER STRANGERS" (3307) {5.1/8} Richard Rosenstock / Ellen Falcon

Alicia refuses to believe that her old flame, the eccentric painter Jonathan, is going to go through with his wedding plans.

   Jonathan .......... Thomas Haden Church
   Minister .......... Dave Florek

9. 11/08/92 "THE HEARTBREAK ID" (3308) {5.5/8} Bob Stevens / Peter Bonerez

Neil pursuades Alicia to go to a psychiatrist when she starts having an unusual sexual problem, but he later regrets it when the doctor falls in love with her.

   Dr. Harold Solomon . Bob Dishy
   Vicki .............. Jennifer Gatti

10. 11/15/92 "THE SECRET OF MY GREAT DRESS" (3309) Lissa Kapstrom & Ellen Byron / Ellen Falcon

Neil and Alicia's relationship is tested when Alicia gets a job with a famous fashion designer, who wants her to move to Milan.

   Lucas Cage ........ Alec Mapa
   Saul .............. Charles Brill
   Janice ............ Daliah Shapiro

11. 11/22/92 "A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE" (3310) Richard Rosenstock / Peter Bonerez

Neil is tickled pink when Alicia becomes green with jealousy after she spots a woman who works at Neil's company flirting with him.

   Caroline .......... Melissa Christopher
   The Girl .......... Ilena Gary

12. 12/13/92 "DAD" (3311) Bob Stevens / Ellen Falcon

Alicia's father takes time out of his busy schedule of big-game hunting and toppling governments to take Neil up in his infamous aircraft for a quick flight to Cuba.

   Dad ............... Peter Boyle

13. 01/10/93 "TED OVER HEELS" (3312) {5.2/8} Linwood Boomer / Ellen Falcon

Ted's new marketing proposal is a flop and he feels like a failure, he then meets someone who finds his new identity appealing–Megan.

   Sanders ........... Aaron Lustig
   Christina ......... Frederika Kesten

14. 02/07/93 "THE PANIC IN NEIL'S PARK" (3313) Richard Rosenstock / Stan Daniels

Neil feels he's in a creative rut at his executive job, but he doesn't have the courage to leave, until his boss makes it easy–by firing him.

[Note: this is the first of a new group of episodes, following the
original order of 13 shows.  The opening credits are changed to a
new sequence which feature only Neil and Alicia]
   Mr. Sanders ....... Aaron Lustig
   George ............ Mark Holton
   special appearance. Dan Hedaya
   special appearance. Norman Fell
   special appearance. David A. Goodman
   special appearance. David Crosby

15. 02/14/93 "THE PLAYER" (3314) Terri Minsky / Jamie Widdoes

Neil doesn't make the grade with Alicia, after he gets a job making B movies with a man she was once married to (briefly).

   Mona .............. Mary Woronov
   Dennis ............ Charles Rocket

16. 03/07/93 "ESCAPE TO NEW YORK" (3315) Michael Borkow / Jeff Melman

Neil feels that his family is ruining his new free-spirited lifestyle, so he moves out of the house–and into Alecia's apartment.

   Dr. Finkelstein ... Kevin Breif

17. 03/14/93 "MY DINNER WITH BRAD SCHIMMEL" (3316) Rick Copp & David A. Goodman / Stan Daniels

Neil uses Alicia to get revenge by showing her off to an old rival, while Ted quits his job at Hochman Foods and gets a new job working with Neil at Scepter Films.

   Mona .............. Mary Woronov
   Brad Schimmel ..... Bradley White
   Amy ............... Lisa Kudrow
   Woman ............. Sydney Coberly
   Dennis ............ Charles Rocket

18. 03/21/93 "UNFORGIVING" (3317) Terri Minsky / Jeff Melman

Neil is reeling after he gets Megan a job at Scepter Films, where she writes a screenplay about a woman who bears a striking (and unflattering) resemblance to Alicia.

   Mona .............. Mary Woronov
   Felicia ........... Brenda Klemme
   Heel .............. Robert Glouberman
   Meg ............... Kelly Cinnante
   Salesclerk ........ Jackie Hoffman
   Perfume Woman ..... Susan Knight
   Dennis ............ Charles Rocket

19. 03/28/93 "THE BRIDE OF MARSH MAN 2: THE SPAWNING" (3318) Mark Reisman / Jeff Melman

Alicia agrees to reprise her role as the Bride of Marsh Man for Scepter Films, but only if Neil is hired as the director.

   Mona .............. Mary Woronov
   Dr. Rossman ....... Alan Blumenfeld
   Film Student ...... Andy Dick
   Leech Boy ......... Willie Garson
   Dennis ............ Charles Rocket

20. 04/11/93 "THE SPY THAT CAME IN FROM THE OLD" (3319) Tom Maxwell & Don Woodard / Joshua White

Alicia's father decides that he wants to get out of the spy business and into a marriage with a woman he feels safe with.

   Dad ............... Peter Boyle
   Polly ............. Sally Murphy
   John Doe .......... Ron Dean
   Minister .......... Jim Doughan

21. 04/25/93 "THE PEOPLE THAT TIME FORGOT" (3320) {6.0} Rick Copp & David A. Goodman / Peter Bonerez

Alicia throws Neil a surprise birthday party, where he's reunited with his old high-school chum, a total nerd. Alicia is horrified to see how Neil used to act in high school.

   Gerald ............ Adam Ferrara
   Arty .............. Jeff Norman
   Booth Guy ......... Pat Millicano
   Waiter ............ Arsenio "Sonny" Trinidad
   Steve ............. Patrick Fischler
   Lucy .............. Mary Elixabeth Murphy

22. 05/02/93 "THE LONG GOODBYE" (3321) {5.0/8} Michael Borkow, Ellen Byron & Lissa Kapstrom / Peter Bonerez

Neil breaks up with Alicia after reading in her diary that she doesn't think their relationship will last.

   Brenda ............ Carol Rosenthal
   Joan .............. Debra Mooney
   Norman ............ Howard Platt
   Ronald ............ Noah Emmerich
   Joey .............. Mark Wilson
   Dennis ............ Charles Rocket
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          APPENDIX I - TITLE LISTING  (air date order)
    1. 09/13/92  (3026)   PILOT
    2. 09/20/92  (3301)   SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT
    3. 09/27/92  (3304)   CRAZY FOR YOU... AND YOU
    4. 10/04/92  (3305)   SINGLE WHITE EUROTRASH
    5. 10/11/92  (3302)   THE WEEK OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY
    6. 10/18/92  (3303)   PRELUDE TO A BRISKET
    7. 10/25/92  (3306)   DESPERATELY SEEKING ALICIA
    8. 11/01/92  (3307)   LOVERS AND OTHER STRANGERS
    9. 11/08/92  (3308)   THE HEARTBREAK ID
   10. 11/15/92  (3309)   THE SECRET OF MY GREAT DRESS
   11. 11/22/92  (3310)   A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE
   12. 12/13/92  (3311)   DAD
   13. 01/10/93  (3312)   TED OVER HEELS
   14. 02/07/93  (3313)   THE PANIC IN NEIL'S PARK
   15. 02/14/93  (3314)   THE PLAYER
   16. 03/07/93  (3315)   ESCAPE TO NEW YORK
   17. 03/14/93  (3316)   MY DINNER WITH BRAD SCHIMMEL
   18. 03/21/93  (3317)   UNFORGIVING
   19. 03/28/93  (3318)   THE BRIDE OF MARSH MAN 2: THE SPAWNING
   20. 04/11/93  (3319)   THE SPY THAT CAME IN FROM THE OLD
   21. 04/25/93  (3320)   THE PEOPLE THAT TIME FORGOT
   22. 05/02/93  (3321)   THE LONG GOODBYE
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        APPENDIX II - TITLE LISTING  (Alphabetical Order)
   19. 03/28/93  (3318)   THE BRIDE OF MARSH MAN 2: THE SPAWNING
    3. 09/27/92  (3304)   CRAZY FOR YOU... AND YOU
   12. 12/13/92  (3311)   DAD
    7. 10/25/92  (3306)   DESPERATELY SEEKING ALICIA
   16. 03/07/93  (3315)   ESCAPE TO NEW YORK
    9. 11/08/92  (3308)   THE HEARTBREAK ID
   22. 05/02/93  (3321)   THE LONG GOODBYE
    8. 11/01/92  (3307)   LOVERS AND OTHER STRANGERS
   17. 03/14/93  (3316)   MY DINNER WITH BRAD SCHIMMEL
   14. 02/07/93  (3313)   THE PANIC IN NEIL'S PARK
   21. 04/25/93  (3320)   THE PEOPLE THAT TIME FORGOT
    1. 09/13/92  (3026)   PILOT
   15. 02/14/93  (3314)   THE PLAYER
    6. 10/18/92  (3303)   PRELUDE TO A BRISKET
   10. 11/15/92  (3309)   THE SECRET OF MY GREAT DRESS
    4. 10/04/92  (3305)   SINGLE WHITE EUROTRASH
    2. 09/20/92  (3301)   SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT
   20. 04/11/93  (3319)   THE SPY THAT CAME IN FROM THE OLD
   13. 01/10/93  (3312)   TED OVER HEELS
   18. 03/21/93  (3317)   UNFORGIVING
    5. 10/11/92  (3302)   THE WEEK OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY
   11. 11/22/92  (3310)   A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE
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                 APPENDIX III - GUEST CAST LISTING
 Bader, Detrich                      Matthew (3301)
 Bellows, Gil                        Gerard (3305)
 Bennett, Jason                      Max Barash (3303)
 Blumenfeld, Alan                    Dr. Rossman (3318)
 Boyle, Peter                        Dad (3311, 19)
 Breif, Kevin                        Dr. Finkelstein (3315)
 Brill, Charles                      Saul (3309)
 Christopher, Melissa                Caroline (3310)
 Church, Thomas Haden                Jonathan (3307, 26)
 Cinnante, Kelly                     Meg (3317)
 Coberly, Sydney                     Woman (3316)
 Crosby, David                       special appearance (3313)
 Dean, Ron                           John Doe (3319)
 Dick, Andy                          Film Student (3318)
 Dishy, Bob                          Dr. Harold Solomon (3308)
 Doughan, Jim                        Minister (3319)
 Edwards, Joel J.                    Sanborn (3301)
 Emmerich, Noah                      Ronald (3321)
 Fell, Norman                        special appearance (3313)
 Ferrara, Adam                       Gerald (3320)
 Ferraro-Chartoff, Simona            French Woman (3026)
 Finn, John                          Mr. Rickman (3026)
 Fischler, Patrick                   Steve (3320)
 Florek, Dave                        Minister (3307)
 Garson, Willie                      Leech Boy (3318)
 Gary, Ilena                         The Girl (3310)
 Gatti, Jennifer                     Vicki (3308)
 Glouberman, Robert                  Heel (3317)
 Goodman, David A.                   special appearance (3313)
 Grunberg, Greg                      Barry Barash (3303)
 Hedaya, Dan                         special appearance (3313)
 Hennessy, Jill                      Lauren Benjamin (3304)
 Hoffman, Jackie                     Salesclerk (3317)
 Holton, Mark                        George (3313)
 Isaacs, David Alan                  Balding Guy (3026)
 Kesten, Frederika                   Christina (3312)
 Klemme, Brenda                      Felicia (3317)
 Knight, Susan                       Perfume Woman (3317)
 Kramer, Eric Allan                  Jupiter (3306)
 Kudrow, Lisa                        Amy (3316)
 Lustig, Aaron                       Mr. Sanders (3312, 13)
 Lynn, Meredith Scott                Leslie Barash (3306)
 Mapa, Alec                          Lucas Cage (3309)
 Meisler, Bess                       Grandma (3301)
 Millicano, Pat                      Booth Guy (3320)
 Mooney, Debra                       Joan (3321)
 Murphy, Mary Elixabeth              Lucy (3320)
 Murphy, Sally                       Polly (3319)
 Norman, Jeff                        Arty (3320)
 Platt, Howard                       Norman (3321)
 Rocket, Charles                     Dennis (3314, 16-18, 21)
 Rosenthal, Carol                    Brenda (3321)
 Sanchez, Marco                      Julian (3304)
 Shapiro, Daliah                     Janice (3309)
 Simon, Phillip                      French Man (3026)
 Trinidad, Arsenio "Sonny"           Waiter (3320)
 Tuck, Jessica                       Diandra Barash (3303)
 Velez, Eddie                        Paco (3302)
 White, Bradley                      Brad Schimmel (3316)
 Whitesell, Sean                     Waiter (3304)
 Wilson, Mark                        Joey (3321)
 Woronov, Mary                       Mona (3314, 16-18)
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                   APPENDIX IV - WRITING CREDITS
 Shared credit:
  Ellen Byron & Lissa Kapstrom                      3304
  Lissa Kapstrom & Ellen Byron                      3309
  Michael Borkow, Ellen Byron & Lissa Kapstrom      3321
  Rick Copp & David A. Goodman                      3316, 20
  Tom Maxwell & Don Woodard                         3319
  Terri Minsky & Michael Borkow                     3306
 Other:
       Linwood Boomer                     3312
       Michael Borkow                     3315
       Terri Minsky                       3303, 14, 17
       Mark Reisman                       3318
       Richard Rosenstock                 3301, 07, 10, 13, 26
       Bob Stevens                        3302, 08, 11
       Douglas Wyman                      3305
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                   APPENDIX V - DIRECTING CREDITS
       Peter Bonerez                      3308, 10, 20, 21
       James Burrows                      3026
       Stan Daniels                       3313, 16
       Dennis Erdman                      3306
       Ellen Falcon                       3307, 09, 11, 12
       Michael Lembeck                    3301-5
       Jeff Melman                        3315, 17, 18
       Joshua White                       3319
       Jamie Widdoes                      3314
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                    APPENDIX VI - PROGRAM NOTES
Neil worked at Hochman Foods.  The post-production
supervisor for Flying Blind is Sandi Hochman.
As of 06/93, Fox has not yet announced if Flying Blind will be
renewed for the 1993-94 season.  Here is where you can write:
  Fox Broadcasting Company        Dan McDermott
  P.O. Box 900                    VP of Current Programming
  Beverly Hills, CA  90213        Building 88, Room 304
                                  Fox Broadcasting
                                  10201 West Pico Boulevard
                                  Los Angeles, CA  90035
FORMAT FOR EPISODE LISTINGS:
  a.  __ b __   " episode title "   ( c )   {d/e}
  writer(s) / director
    a. episode number by airing order
    b. original air date                d. rating
    c. production code                  e. ratings share

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