Who's the Caboose?

Who's the Caboose?

Sarah Silverman
Directed by Sam Seder
Produced by Charles Fisher
Screenplay by Sam Seder
Charles Fisher
Starring Sarah Silverman
Sam Seder
David Cross
Andy Dick
Laura Silverman
Laura Kightlinger
Chuck Sklar
H. John Benjamin
Andy Kindler
Mark Cohen
Kathy Griffin
Leo Allen
Marc Maron
Todd Barry
Music by David Derby
Michael Kotch
Cinematography Patrick Kelly
T. W. Li
Edited by Jim Ohm
Nick Smith
Pilot Season Productions
Release dates
Running time
94 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Who's the Caboose? is a 1997 comedy film co-written and directed by Sam Seder and starring himself and Sarah Silverman in their film debut. The supporting cast includes comedians David Cross, Andy Dick, Laura Silverman, Laura Kightlinger, Chuck Sklar, H. Jon Benjamin, Andy Kindler, Mark Cohen, Kathy Griffin, Leo Allen, Marc Maron and Todd Barry,[1] most of whom had not appeared in a theatrical movie prior to this one. The screenplay by Sam Seder and Charles Fisher depicts a romantically involved couple (Silverman and Seder) who travel separately from Manhattan to Los Angeles to attempt to secure a television series role during "pilot season," a set period of months when producers cast new shows. The New York City sequence at the beginning of the film features footage shot at the Luna Lounge in the Lower East Side, which has since been razed.

The film was followed by a television miniseries sequel entitled Pilot Season, again written by Sam Seder and Charles Fisher, directed by Seder, and starring Sarah Silverman as Susan Underman,[2] which was broadcast over six episodes[3] in 2004 on the now-defunct Trio cable network.


Sarah Silverman ... Susan Underman
Sam Seder ... Max
Eric Slovin ... Congratulator #1
Leo Allen ... Congratulator #2
Beth Tapper ... Susan's Friend
Alison Solomon ... Susan's Friend #2
Todd Barry ... Foosball Player
Marc Maron ... Comedian
Ross Brockley ... Social Dilettante
Andy Dick ... Jason Reemer
Laura Silverman ... "At Every Audition" Girl
Laura Kightlinger ... Gwenn
Wendy Smith ... Casting Director #1
David Earl Waterman ... Earl
Esau McKnight ... Sensai
Mark Cohen ... Alternative Comedian
John Barnett ... John Devlin
Jeff Rosenthal ... Client
Eliza Coyle ... Client
Lauren Dombrowski ... Jason's Assistant
Kathy Griffin ... Katty
H. Jon Benjamin ... Ken Fold
David Cross ... Jaded Guy
Joel Avalos ... Taco Stand Owner
Jana Marie Hupp ... Papillion
Melissa Samuels ... Vendela
Clif Gordon ... Asst. Casting Director
Leslie Danon ... Girl in Bar
Susan Nichols ... Girl in Bar #2
Alison Noble ... Develin's Date
Karri Turner ... Wendi
Lili Barsha ... Max's Fan
Chuck Sklar ... Desperate Writer
Mike Reynolds ... Susan's Landlord
Cary Prusa ... Temporary Host
Alison Teicher ... Casting Director #2
Wilandrea Blair ... V.P. of Comedy
Ned Goldreyer ... Asst. Studio Head
Andy Kindler ... Sitcom Writer
Traci Odom ... Studio Head
Jack Plotnick ... V.P. of Casting
John Ennis ... Irish Songster
Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Cheeseball
Alan Frazier ... Party Bartender
Alan Gelfant ... CAA Agent
Kenneth Stephens ... Network Executive
Alex Ferrer ... Homeless Man
Derek Edwards ... Congratulator #5 (uncredited)


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