Shades of Grey Production Details

Production order:

12 - Season one

Airing order in the USA:

Original air date:
January 8, 1988

George RR Martin and David Peckinpah

Thomas J. Wright

Director of Photography:
Frank Beascoechea ASC

Production Design:
John Mansbridge

Craig Ridenour

Supervising Producer Ron Koslow

Co-Supervising Producer Stephen Kurzfeld

Producer David Peckinpah

Produced by Harvey Frand

Co-Producer John David

Associate Producer  Christopher Toyne

Associate Producer Anthony Mazzei

Executive Producer Paul Junger Witt

Executive Producer Tony Thomas

Executive Story Consultant George RR Martin


Don Davis - Theme by Lee Holdridge



Ron Perlman

Catherine Chandler

Linda Hamilton


Roy Dotrice


David Greenlee
Winslow James Avery
Jamie Irina Irvine
Pascal Armin Shimerman
Mary Rutanya Alda *

Joe Maxwell

Jay Acovone


Ren Woods

Elliot Burch Edward Albert
Kipper Cory Danziger
Ellie Kamie Harper
Eric Joshua Rudoy
Worker Kevin McDermott

* In this episode in we see several tunnel dwellers for the first time. One of them is the character "Mary", played by Rutanya Alda, according to the credits. The next time we see the character Mary is in The Alchemist, played instead by Ellen Geer, and from that episode the actress will be Ellen Geer. We see again Rutanya Alda in Ozymandias, but the name of her character is Sarah in the credits.


Literary references:
William Blake (1757-1827), "Auguries of Innocence" (1804-1805)
    quoted by Vincent and Father;
Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro] (70 BC - 19 BC)
    mentioned by Father, as well as
Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
Jack London (1876-1916).

Music references:


Unit Production Manager: Leonard Bram

1st Assistant Director: Steven Bernhardt

2nd Assistant Director: Bruce Alan Solow

Art Director: Peter Smith

Set Decorator: Peg Cummings

Property Master: Wally Wall

Special Effects Coordinator: Larry Fioritto

Make-up Artists: Jack Wilson and Fred Blau Jr.

Hair stylist: Gloria Montemayor

Beast Make-up: Margaret Baserra

Costumes: Mary Taylor & Ron Hodge

Script Supervisor: Kathy Barrett

Sound Mixers: Pat Mitchell and Rick Ash

Sound Editing: David Hankins

Music Editor: Don Sanders


Costume Design: Judy Evans

Casting by: Joyce Robinson CSA

Penny Ellers CSA

Beast designed and created by: Rick Baker

Executive in Charge of Production: Harry Waterson


Special Thanks to Patricia Livingston

A Witt-Thomas Production

In association with Ron Koslow Films