Action

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1999
Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent and sometimes... read more
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Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent and sometimes hostile look at Hollywood culture. Thirteen episodes were produced. The show was created by Chris Thompson and the show runner was Don Reo. Future Saturday Night Live cast member Will Forte was the story editor for twelve episodes, and wrote two.

Original Release

09/16/1999 on FOX

US Release

09/16/1999

Cast

Jay Mohr Peter Dragon
Illeana Douglas Wendy Ward
Jarrad Paul Adam Rafkin
Buddy Hackett Uncle Lonnie
Jack Plotnick Stuart Glazer
Lee Arenberg Bobby G.
Fab Filippo Holden Van Dorn
R. Lee Ermey Titus Scroad
Erin Daniels Jenny
Cindy Ambuehl Jane
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Pilot Thursday, 16 September 1999
2 Re-Enter the Dragon Thursday, 16 September 1999
3 Blood Money Thursday, 23 September 1999
4 Blowhard Thursday, 30 September 1999
5 Mr. Dragon Goes to Washington Thursday, 21 October 1999
6 Twelfth Step to Hell Thursday, 28 October 1999
7 Dragon's Blood Tuesday, 01 August 2000
8 Love Sucks Tuesday, 08 August 2000
9 Strong Sexual Content Thursday, 02 December 1999
10 Lights, Camera, Action! Thursday, 02 December 1999
11 Dead Man Floating Tuesday, 29 August 2000
12 One Easy Piece Tuesday, 05 September 2000
13 The Last Ride of the Elephant Princess Tuesday, 12 September 2000

Directors

John Fortenberry, John Whitesell, Ted Demme, Danny Leiner, Don Reo, Adam Bernstein, Bryan Gordon, James D. Parriott, Vahan Moosekian, Larry Shaw, Gil Junger

Writers

David Hamburger, Will Forte, Adam Hamburger, Don Reo, Chris Thompson, Ron Zimmerman, James Vallely, Dave Jeser, Matthew Silverstein

Creators

Chris Thompson

Cast

Jay Mohr Peter Dragon
Illeana Douglas Wendy Ward
Jarrad Paul Adam Rafkin
Buddy Hackett Uncle Lonnie
Jack Plotnick Stuart Glazer
Lee Arenberg Bobby G.
Fab Filippo Holden Van Dorn
R. Lee Ermey Titus Scroad
Erin Daniels Jenny
Cindy Ambuehl Jane
Jennifer Lyons Reagan Lauren Busch
Robert Leon Casey Le Prix Bartender
John Vargas Asher
Edouard Saad Momo Shabong
Sara Paxton Georgia Dragon
Keith Diamond Dick Marcellus
Kara Zediker Missy Scroad
Jules Asner Jules Asner
Steve Kmetko Steve Kmetko
Amy Aquino Connie Hunt

Producers

Joel Silver Executive Producer
Barry Katz Executive Producer
Chris Thompson Executive Producer
Don Reo Executive Producer
Ron Zimmerman Executive Producer
Ted Demme Executive Producer
Vahan Moosekian Producer
James Vallely Producer
Mark Nasser Producer
Todd London Producer
Robert Lloyd Lewis Producer

Editors

Ivan Ladizinsky, Jonathon Braun, Tony Porter

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