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The Education of Max Bickford (2001 - 2002)

The Education of Max Bickford (2001 - 2002)




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An abrasive yet impassioned history professor at a women's college suffers a midlife crisis. 'This isn't going to be just about Max teaching, but about his learning,' said star Richard Dreyfuss. 'He doesn't know anything anymore about his life.' Unfortunately, Max didn't have much time to find out; the thoughtful, superbly cast series lasted but one season.

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Critics Consensus: Bolstered by intelligent writing and a strong supporting cast, The Education of Max Bickford finds Richard Dreyfuss commanding the small screen with ease.

2001, CBS, 22 episodes


Richard Dreyfuss
as Max Bickford
Marcia Gay Harden
as Andrea Haskell
Eric Ian Goldberg
as Lester Bickford
Katee Sackhoff
as Nell Bickford
Helen Shaver
as Erica Bettis
Regina Taylor
as Judith Hackett Bryant
Meredith Lieber
as Brenda Vanderpool
Molly Regan
as Lorraine Tator
David McCallum
as Walter Thornhill
Stephen Spinella
as Rex Pinsker
Jayne Atkinson
as Lyla Ortiz
Eli Wallach
as Jay Bickford
Amy Bouril
as Melissa
Thom Barry
as Garvis Avery
Kristen Schaal
as Valerie Helms
Jay Thomas
as Jerry Zobowski
Shauna Miles
as Maya Matthews
Joanna Kerns
as Kathryn
Terry Alexander
as Gil Bryant
Peter O'Toole
as Sidney McKnight
John Neville
as Arthur Jameson
Kim Hunter
as Adelle Aldrich
Gwendolyn Whiteside
as Jennifer Redgate
Martha Millan
as Student No. 1
Boyd Gaines
as Paul Finazzio
Bob Balaban
as Dr. Lowell Sherman
Matt Mulhern
as Will Coleman
Marsha Mason
as Lilith Bigelow
Adam LeFevre
as Randy Gottwalls
James Naughton
as Doyle Dumont
Todd Gearhart
as Felix Caldwell
Liza Lapira
as Nia Sheppard
Catherine Wadkins
as Haley Walton
Ajay Mehta
as Doctor
Veanne Cox
as Rachel
Yusef Miller
as Deli Man
Roger Rees
as Dan Franklin
Brad Raider
as Theo Williams
Brian d'Arcy James
as Gary Sheppard
Maury Povich
as Himself
Lynn Collins
as Becky Morhardt
John Speredakos
as Sam Zarnett
Cameron Bowen
as Kevin Sheppard
Diana Ruppe
as Cynthia
Rebecca Mills
as Francesca
Peter McRobbie
as Mayor Larry Owens
Ann Talman
as Cathee
John Ahlin
as Bill Parnell
Elisabeth Waterston
as Student No. 2
Erin Brueggmann
as Ms. Lawrence
Suzie Plakson
as Ingrid Chekhov
Leslie Lyles
as Clarissa Elkins
Judith Scarpone
as Interviewer
Jennifer Van Dyck
as Liz Ackerley
Diane Cossa
as Roya Adams
Matthew Arkin
as Chris Calhoun
Allison Siko
as Susie Ghooley
Kendra Ware
as Student No. 1
Mark Rosenthal
as Wallace Bitterman
Danielle Ferland
as Marnie Ludlow
Trazana Beverley
as Viv Michaels
Emily Hsu
as Gilda
Fay Wolf
as Student No. 2
Adrian Martinez
as Pete Boroni
Anna Belknap
as Mimi Askew
Mandy Freund
as Ana Neesom
Logan Arens
as Jeffrey
Jeanne Simpson
as Student No. 3
Vivienne Benesch
as Erin Burke
Leo Kittay
as Drunk Guy
Daisy Baldwin
as Taylor Lattimore
Adam Grupper
as Rabbi Leo Dworkin
Bette Henritze
as Mrs. Moncreve
Lizbeth MacKay
as Sophie Vanderpool
Alice Playten
as Mrs. Lynch
Brennan Brown
as Ron Zinn
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Series Details

TV Network: CBS
Premiere Date: Sep 23, 2001
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Keith Addis, Dawn Prestwich, Rod Holcomb, Nicole Yorkin
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