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Becker (television series) production files
PA Mss 154  
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  • Title: Becker (television series) production files
    Identifier/Call Number: PA Mss 154
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2 linear feet (2 cartons)
    Date (inclusive): 1998-2004
    Abstract: Production files, mainly budget related, for the television series Becker (1998-2004).
    Physical Location: The collection is located at the Southern Regional Library Facility (SRLF).

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research. The collection is stored offsite. Advance notice is required for retrieval.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Cheryl Downey, 2019.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Becker (television series) production files, PA Mss 154. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

    Historical Note

    An American television series starring Ted Danson as irritable but caring Bronx physician John Becker, Becker aired on CBS for a total of 129 episodes over six seasons, from November 2, 1998 to January 28, 2004. Becker was written by David Hackel and produced by David Hackel along with Paramount Network Television. Though comedic in nature, the series also addresses serious themes. Other regular cast members include Hattie Winston, Alex Désert, Shawnee Smith, Jorge Garcia, Saverio Guerra, Nancy Travis, and Terry Farrell.

    Scope and Content

    Production files, mainly budget related, for the television series Becker (1998-2004). The files also includes one folder of call sheets, and a folder of miscellaneous material, including two photographs of cast and production crew.


    Files have been arranged by episode number.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Television -- Production and direction
    Television comedies
    Television programs
    Administrative records
    Becker (Television program) -- Archives
    Danson, Ted, 1947-
    Hackel, David
    CBS Paramount Network Television (Firm)