The Education of Max Bickford

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The Education of Max Bickford
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The Education of Max Bickford cast
Genre Drama
Created by Dawn Prestwich
Nicole Yorkin
Written by David Black
Linda Burstyn
Starring Richard Dreyfuss
Marcia Gay Harden
Katee Sackhoff
Meredith Roberts
Eric Ian Goldberg
Helen Shaver
Composer(s) David Was
Don Was
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 22
Executive producer(s) Keith Addis
Joe Cacaci
Rod Holcomb
Dawn Prestwich
Nicole Yorkin
Location(s) New York
Wagner College
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Sugar Mama Productions
Regency Television
CBS Productions
20th Century Fox Television
Original network CBS
Picture format 720p (HDTV)
Original release September 23, 2001 (2001-09-23) – June 2, 2002 (2002-06-02)

The Education of Max Bickford is a television drama that aired from 2001 to 2002 on CBS. It starred Richard Dreyfuss as the title character, a college professor of American Studies at Chadwick College, an all-women's school in New Jersey. Also starring was child actor Eric Ian Goldberg, who portrayed the young Lester Bickford, Max's son. Max's colleagues included Marcia Gay Harden as Andrea Haskell, his former student (and lover) who had recently joined the faculty, and Helen Shaver as his best friend Erica, previously known as Steve before her transition. Max's daughter Nell, played by Katee Sackhoff, attended the college.

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  1. "Pilot", 23 September 2001
  2. "Herding Cats", 30 September 2001
  3. "Who Is Breckenridge Long?", 14 October 2001
  4. "Hearts and Minds", 21 October 2001
  5. "In the Details", 28 October 2001
  6. "Do It Yourself", 11 November 2001
  7. "Revisionism", 18 November 2001
  8. "A Very Great Man", 2 December 2001
  9. "It's Not the Wrapping, It's the Candy", 9 December 2001
  10. "The Good, the Bad, and the Lawyers", 6 January 2002
  11. "Save the Country", 13 January 2002
  12. "The Cost of Living", 20 January 2002
  13. "I Never Schlunged My Father", 27 January 2002
  14. "Money Changes Everything", 24 February 2002
  15. "Genesis", 3 March 2002
  16. "An Open Book", 10 March 2002
  17. "Past, Present, Future", 17 March 2002
  18. "Murder of the First", 31 March 2002
  19. "The Bad Girl", 14 April 2002
  20. "The Egg and I", 21 April 2002
  21. "One More Time", 12 May 2002
  22. "The Pursuit of Happiness", 2 June 2002

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