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|Created by||Mark Frost|
|Narrated by||Richard Dreyfuss|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||13 (1 unaired)|
|Executive producer(s)||Mark Frost|
|Running time||30 min.|
|Production company(s)||Lynch/Frost Productions|
|Original release||September 8, 1990 – January 1, 1991|
American Chronicles was produced by Mark Frost through Lynch/Frost Productions, the company that he founded with David Lynch. Featured many of the same quirky camera angles, unusual music, and a focus on violence and sexuality that were hallmarks of their ABC program, Twin Peaks. The half-hour weekly program was narrated by Richard Dreyfuss.
This program had a relatively brief run, being cancelled just over three months after its premiere, after ranking last out of 98 shows with an average household rating of 3.07.
- 101: Farewell to the Flesh (pilot episode; writer/director: Mark Frost; airdate: 9/8/1990)
- 102: The Eye of the Beholder (airdate: 9/15/1990)
- 103: Manhattan After Dark (writer/producer: Robin L. Sestero; airdate: 9/22/1990)
- 104: Auto-Obsession (airdate: 9/28/1990)
- 105: Biker Nation (writer/producer: Ruben Norte; airdate: 10/6/1990)
- 106: Semper Fidelis (writer/producer: Robin L. Sestero; airdate: 10/13/1990)
- 107: This Gun's for Hire / Defenders of the Faith (writer/producer: Chappy Hardy; airdate: 10/27/1990))
- 108: After a Fashion / An American Camelot (airdate: 11/3/1990)
- 109: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow / Truck Stop (writer/producer: Robin L. Sestero; airdate: 10/6/1990)
- 110: Once Upon a Time (about Hugh Hefner) (writers: Gary H. Grossman, Michael Gross, Robert Heath; directed by Robert Heath; airdate: 11/17/1990)
- 111: The Class of '65 (airdate: 12/8/1990)
- 112: Diamonds are Forever (Last Day at Comiskey Park) / The Future That Never Was (writer/producer: David H. Jones; airdate: 12/15/1990)
- 113: Champions (unaired in U.S.; first aired in Europe 6/21/92)
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- Miller, Craig and Thorne, John (eds.). Wrapped in Plastic, Vol. 1, No. 9, p. 9-13. Win-Mill Productions, February 1994.
- Miller, Craig and Thorne, John (eds.). Wrapped in Plastic, Vol. 1, No. 13, p. 30. Win-Mill Productions, October 1994.
- Weinstein, Steve. The Lynch / Frost View of America. Los Angeles Times, July 29, 1990.
- Rochlin, Margy. The Unblinking Eye: David Lynch and Mark Frost Chronicle America. Documentary Magazine, October 1, 1990.
- American Chronicles on IMDb
- American Chronicles at TV.com
- American Chronicles at TV Guide
- American Chronicles at TV Tango
- American Chronicles at Hollywood.com
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