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Grown Ups: Pilot

J Calvin Frazier has discovered that his roommate has moved out and now he has to find a new one. He gets a roommate in the form of Robin, who thinks he's gay. He gets another shock when he discovers Marcus is dating an old girlfriend of his.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Monday August 23rd, 1999



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Guest Stars
Bumper Robinson
As Marcus
Recurring
Gabrielle Union
As J's crush
Pat Crawford Brown
As Old woman
Main Cast
Dave Ruby
As Gordon Hammel
Jaleel White
As J. Calvin Frazier
Episode Notes
The role of J. Calvin Frazier was written as a white Jewish man before Jaleel White took the role.

Was developed as a one hour show.

Soleil Moon Frye was slated to be with the cast as a regular and appeared on promotional material. She was written out of the show for unknown reasons. This episode upset some people since J (Jaleel) asked Robin (Soeil) where the G-Spot was. One writer stated he never wanted to see Urkel ask Punky Brester this question ever again.

The line about Marcus being the "Black JFK" was edited out of the final pilot. It does appear in previews.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorMatthew Miller
Executive ProducerBob Moloney  |  Jaleel White  |  Rick Newberger  |  Jonathan Prince  |  Alan Haymon
Co-Executive ProducerMatthew Miller
Supervising ProducerArthur Harris
ProducerPatricia Fass Palmer
Co-ProducerLyah Leflore  |  Barbara Brace
Consulting ProducerMark Blutman  |  Howard Busgang  |  Danny Kallis  |  Matthew Miller
Associate ProducerMarco Bario
EditorJesse Hoke
CastingAlex Wald  |  Alex Rosenberg  |  Theodore S. Hann
First Assistant DirectorCarl Dubliclay
Second Assistant DirectorCatherine Schlesinger
Staff WriterChuck Snyder  |  Scott Rosenbaum  |  Mark Amato
MusicTionne "T-Boz" Watkins  |  Quincy Jones, III  |  Quincy Jones  |  Jonathan Wolff  |  Becky Kneubuhl
Make-upTara Posey  |  Gloria Albarran Ponce  |  Joanetta Stowers
Camera OperatorGary Cypher  |  Sage Cypher  |  Georgia Packard  |  Brooks Robinson (2)
Property MasterGary Ramirez
Production AssistantGrant Wilkinson
Script SupervisorTerri Prizant
Production CoordinatorJerry Dunn  |  Shana Levin
Script CoordinatorDonald Mark Spencer
Director of PhotographyDonald A. Morgan
Story EditorDan Signer  |  Mark Amato
Creative ConsultantBilly Riback
Sound EditorGene Semel  |  Patrick Grandclaudon  |  Kerry Boggio
Sound MixerTamara Johnson
Special EffectsMark DiSarro  |  Chris Adams (2)  |  Thomas Rasada
CinematographerDonald A. Morgan
Script EditorLyah Leflore
Executive Story EditorJeny Quine
Sound RecordistJohn Bickelhaupt
ChoreographerDonielle Artese
Costume SupervisorRita McGhee
Technical SupervisorJim Rose (1)
 
Warning: Grown Ups season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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