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The Cast

  • Mike: Mike Adelman, D.O., D.P.M., J.D.
  • Joey: Himself
  • Duck: Itself
  • Daisy: Desiree Davis
  • Salty: James Caplinger, Ph.D.
  • Prof. Science: James Nemitz, Ph.D.
  • Nastini: Brook Bibb
  • Nastini 2: Will Davis
  • Mr. Oops: Robert Fisk, Ph.D.

The Kids

  • Allison England
  • Megan Posey
  • Max Goins
  • Jon Brennan
  • Timothy Walker
  • Ashley Van Brocklin
  • Cate Kinder-Schuyler
  • Desiree Davis
  • Katie Haga
  • Hannah Kinder-Schuyler
  • Abby Dolan
  • Spencer Rheinlander
  • Grace Goggins
  • Brook Bibb
  • Morgan Williams
  • Will Davis
  • Audrey Atkinson
  • Emma Del Torto
  • Charlie Long
  • Amelia Anthony
  • Breanna Boggs
  • Matthew Ayoob
  • Cameron Edwards
  • Sheridan Hughes

The Creative Team

Show created by: Mike Adelman, D.O., D.P.M., J.D.

Writers: Mike Adelman; James Caplinger; Jon Brennan; Charlie Long; Larry Dowling

Additional Material: Marilea Butcher; Kate Argow

Musical Director: Jeff Kerscher

Songs /music written/performed by: Jeff Kerscher

Additional songs/music written/performed by: Travis Riddle

Music Talent Coordinator: Travis Riddle

Choreography: James Caplinger

Exercise Segments Choreographed by: James Caplinger; Jessie Messmer; Desiree Davis; Amanda Hughes

Science Consultant: Kevin Warfield

Educational Consultants: Jamie L. Jeffrey, MD; Peg Andrews, MA, RD, CSG, LD; Beverly Thornton, RN, BA; Wayne Miller, Ph.D

The Production Team

Executive producers: Cheryl & Michael Adelman

Executive In charge of WVPBS Production: Chuck Roberts

Produced by: Marilea Butcher

Associate Producers: Marietta Chaney; Aaron Shackelford; Rich McMahan

Director: Aaron Shackelford and Larry Dowling

Edited by: Aaron Shackelford

Cameras: Chuck Frostick; John Hale; Kevin McGovern

Audio: Larry Dowling

Lighting Director: Kevin Warfield

Production Manager: Bill Blaker

Graphic designers: John Hale; Chuck Rosenecker

Additional Production: Jon Allen; Mike Fizer; Janet Kunicki; Chris Oxley; Daniel Walker

Transcription: Tina Ballard

Continuity: Marilea Butcher: Marietta Chaney

Assistant Producer: Terri Baker

The Props & Set Crew

Set Design: Bob Watson; Michaela Sulka; Desiree Davis

Set Construction: Foggy Entertainment, Inc.; Desiree Davis; Larry Dowling

Set Decoration: Michaela Sulka; Cheryl Adelman; Desiree Davis

Props & Signs: Erica Bell; Karen Ayers; Denise Getson; Druann Dalton; Tiffany Wright; Sharon Howard; Jennifer Spencer; Pat Bauserman; Marilea Butcher; Marietta Chaney

Hair/makeup: Marilea Butcher

Talent Coordinator: Marietta Chaney

Costumes: Penny Fioravante; Cheryl Adelman; Sharon Howard; Stephanie Schuler

Puppeteeers & Magic Crew

Puppeteers: Leslie Bicksler; LeeAnne Rheinlander; Spencer Rheinlander; Marietta Chaney; Marilea Butcher

Illusion Assistants: Tyler Pitman; Ryan Kahl; Danny Seams; Kyle Jones

Magic provided by: MAK Magic; Collector's Workshop; Fairchild Magic; Steven's Magic Emporium; Abbot Magic Company

Ellie's Critters created by: Ellie Gibeau

Fruit Puppets by: Jet and the Dummy Shoppe

Costumes: Penny Fioravante: Cheryl Adelman; Sharon Howard; Stephanie Schuler

Illusions built by: Doug Sams; Jason Thomas and the WVSOM Maintenance Department

Additional Illusions Built and created by: Fairchild Entertainmen www.fairchildmagic.com

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