Various Television Vanity Cards, Part 2

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  • 0-9 and A-G production company names will be on Part 1.
  • H-M production company names will be HERE.
  • N-R production company names will be on Part 3.
  • S-Z production company names will be on Part 4.
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Happy Family Productions

Background: This is comedian Dennis Miller's production company.

(March 27, 1993- )

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Logo: On an aquamarine background, we see a ovular garland, inside which is a hanging porch swing, with the words "HAPPY FAMILY" above the bench (the bench appears to be hanging from the "P" and between the "A" and "M"), and the word "PRODUCTIONS" below the bench in a bold Times font. The whole design appears to be engraved into the background as if into wood, and all of the carved design is gray.

Variant: An early variant exists; the logo is in a violet background, the ovular garland is green, the company name is white, and the porch swing is see-through with a white outline.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: All that is heard is a gentle breeze and birds chirping.

Availability: It's first seen on the 1993 HBO special Live from Washington DC: They Shoot HBO Specials, Don't They?, and was also seen on the TV show Dennis Miller Live and the 2006 HBO special Dennis Miller: All In.

Editor's Note: None.
Hemingson Entertainment
Background: This is David Hemingson's vanity card.

(September 19, 2005-May 22, 2019)

Logo: On a black background, we see the orange words "Hemingson" zoom out with a flash. Then the white words "Entertainment" on the bottom right zooming out with a flash.

Variant: On Traffic Light and Friends with Better Lives, the logo is still.

FX/SFX: The zooming out of the logo.

Music/Sounds: Two camera shuttering sounds as the letters zoom out. On Traffic Light and Friends with Better Lives, it has the end title theme of the show. Fox, ABC and CBS airings used a generic theme.

Availability: Seen on Kitchen Confindental, The Deep End, Traffic Light, Don't Trust the B--- in Apartment 23, Friends with Better Lives and Whiskey Cavalier.

Editor's Note: None
Important Television

Background: This production company was ran by Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

(April 4-May 23, 2001, November 20, 2007-January 8, 2008)
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Nicknames: "Mr. Blue Sky", "The Important Logo"

Logo: A man is standing in front of a cloudy sky background with his hands on his hips rotating clockwise. In front of him, spins out the words "IMPORTANT" coming from the right in sky blue made of glass and "TELEVISION" coming from the left below it in dark blue on a line that is white on one end, but changes to royal blue through the other side both of which are curved.

Variant: On Kenny vs. Spenny, the logo begins when the text spins in.

FX/SFX: Live-action with chroma key while the logo is CGI.

Music/Sounds: An epic orchestral redition of the fanfare from the Braniff logo.

Music/Sounds Variant: On Kenny vs. Spenny, the end theme plays over it.

Availability: Rare. This is seen on That's My Bush! and season 4 episodes of Kenny vs. Spenny starting with "Who Can Make the Best Viral Video".

Editor's Note: The music can come across as surprising and unpredictable, but it's a humorous logo nonetheless.


In Front Productions

(September 23, 1992-May 16, 2001)

Nicknames: "The Scoreboard", "IN FRONT!"

Logo: On a black background, we see:


in a font that resembles the text usually seen in scoreboards in stadiums. Both lines are blinking in a very fast speed.
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  • An early variant has no space, making the text read “INFRONT”.
  • On original NBC airings of Mad About You, the logo is inside of the split-screen credits. The logo is much smaller (with the background filling the entire frame) with the show's logo and "PRODUCED FOR NBC BY..." above and "IN ASSOCIATION WITH" below.

FX/SFX: The words blinking very fast. Depending on the refresh rate, this logo can look like a still logo at times.

Music/Sounds: The sound of a racing gate opening, accompanied by a bell ringing and sounds of horses running, followed by a P.A. voice that says "IN FRONT!".

Music/Sounds Variant: NBC used generic music onMad About You.

Availability: It's seen on Mad About You. It's also seen on the sitcoms Good Advice and Two Guys and a Girl, which was known as Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place in the first two seasons.

Editor's Note: The sudden appearance of the logo and the crash may catch someone off-guard.


Jay Bernstein Productions

Background: Jay Bernstein Productions was the vanity card of indie producer Jay Bernstein, known for The New Mike Hammer and Houston Knights.

(April 9, 1983-December 6, 1994)
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Logo: We see a shot of what appears to be a living room set, with spotlights in front and a director's or producer's chair marked "Jay Bernstein" in cursive. A man (Mr. Bernstein himself) walks by and picks up what appears to be a walking stick and walks towards the door or window with it. The text "A JAY BERNSTEIN PRODUCTION" with "In Association With" underneath, is seen against this scene.

Variant: On Houston Knights, there is a variation of this logo in which the setting is apparently that of a city, and there are file cabinets to the right. Also, as Jay walks off, he puts on a black cowboy hat. The logo to follow would be the 1982 CPT logo, either the Coke or the CPE version.

FX/SFX: Mr. Bernstein getting up and walking off.

Music/Sounds: The last notes of the end title theme such as The New Mike Hammer, among other shows produced by this company.

Availability: Scarce. It may become more available if Sony puts out DVD releases of The New Mike Hammer or Houston Knights. The city variant can also be seen on The Diamond Trap, which can be found on DVD released by SPHE. Don't expect to see this on Mike Hammer, Private Eye.

Editor's Note:
The way that the Jay Bernstein text was placed (above his name on the director's/producer's chair), you'd think that his show would be a production of his company IAW himself (i.e. "A Jay Bernstein Production In Association With Jay Bernstein"), but that's not true.

John Charles Walters Productions

(March 24, 1978-June 15, 1983)
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Nickname: "Good Night, Mr. Walters!"

Logo: We see a clip of a stereotypical businessman named Mr. Walters (played by Ed Weinberger, a producer for this production company) leaving his office, with white (Cindy), blue (The Associates), or yellow text (Taxi) superimposed over the clip stating:


This is usually followed with an "In Association With" screen.

  • On the 1978-79 episodes of Taxi, the logo said "In Association with" on it, bypassing the IAW screen.
  • One holiday variant of the logo has the female voice calling after him, "Merry Christmas, Mr. Walters!".
  • On Italian prints of Taxi, the text "Una produczione JOHN CHARLES WALTER in associazione con" is seen on a black background without the live-action footage and voices.

: It's all live-action.

Music/Sounds: The ending of the show's theme song combined with a female secretary saying, "Good night, Mr. Walters!", and Mr. Walters grumbling, probably from a hard day on the job. None for the Italian variant.

Availability: Rare, as it can be seen at the end of Taxi. This was also seen on the short-lived series The Associates and the 1978 TV movie Cindy.

Editor's Note:
"Mr. Walters" is going in delayed motion (a la Mimsie the Cat). Despite that, this logo is a favorite of many.

Joyful Girl Productions

(October 17, 2013-June 16, 2017)

Logo: On a city skyline backdrop, we see parts of the "JOYFUL GIRL PRODUCTIONS" text moving on.

FX/SFX: The city skyline backdrop zooming in.

Music/Sounds: A two-note piano theme with a boy saying "No, no!"

Availability: Seen on Reign.

Editor's Note: The voice-over doesn't match with what is shown.


Kerry Ehrin Productions

Background: This is Kerry Ehrin's vanity card.

(September 24, 1999- )

Logo: On a blue inky background, we see a black drawing of a rabbit, that looks like a ballerina. On the top left of the rabbit is the text "Kerry Ehrin Productions" in a script font.
FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None or the end theme of the show. Original NBC airings of Cold Feet used a generic theme.

Availability: Seen on the 1999 short-lived U.S. adaptation of Cold Feet, Bates Motel and The Morning Show.

Editor's Note: None.

Lansdowne Productions

(January 3-June 26, 2016)
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Nicknames: "The Easter Bunny," "The Bunny and the Baby," "Child Scared of Easter Bunny"

: On a light yellowish-colored background, there is a photograph with a black border around it, showing a person sitting in a chair dressed in a white Easter Bunny mascot-style costume, holding a small girl with blonde curly hair wearing lavender, and crying with a terrified expression on her face. Next to the Easter Bunny and baby is a blue tablecloth with a colorful Easter basket on it. Underneath the photo is "LANSDOWNE", written in a crude kid-like font in black.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: Just the sound of a baby crying. Sometimes, the sound of a kid screaming "Ahh!" is heard.

Availability: It was seen on the short-lived series Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life.

Editor's Note: Some may find this logo funny, or may be creeped out by the appearance of the Easter Bunny, or it may bring back bad memories of similar experiences from when they were children. Overall, it's a pretty unusual concept for a company logo.

Mad Cow Productions

(July 22, 1996-December 19, 2002, 2009)

Nickname: "The Cow Says"

: In a rectangle of this already-formed logo, we see a drawing of a brown cow with its head over a fence in a farm. "
MADCOW PRODUCTIONS" is<img align="right" alt="Mad Cow Productions (1997-2002)" height="197" src="" title="Mad Cow Productions (1997-2002)" width="265"/>displayed in green on the left side of the rectangle, facing sideways. The rectangle has a black border. The cow then "says" in a low-quality voice "The cow says...". Shortly after, a baby saying "Moo!" is heard, followed by the same baby giggling. The cow then rolls its eyes in disgust.

FX/SFX: The cow's mouth and the eyes rolling.

Music/Sounds: Just the soundbite, which is taken directly from the classic "See 'n Say" toy for children made by Mattel.

Music/Sounds Variants:
  • On some episodes of The Daily Show, the child's voice is replaced with a grainy, low quality mooing sound, also taken directly from the "See 'n Say" toy.
  • On the Adult Swim pilot Yappy Broads, audience applause and cheering are heard throughout the standard version of the logo.
Availability: Near extinction. It was seen on The Daily Show until 2002. The show currently has no logo at the end. It's also seen on the Adult Swim pilot Yappy Broads, which is available for viewing on their <a class="external" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">website</a> and their <a href="" target="_self">official YouTube channel</a>.

Editor's Note: The logo might surprise some, but is generally considered funny and/or cute, and is sure to be nostalgic for those who grew up with the "See 'n Say" toy this is based off of.

Mad-Dog Productions

(April 12, 1981-May 30, 1987)

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Nicknames: "The Killer Dog", "The Dog from Hell", "Junkyard Dog", "Release the Hounds", "ROSCHH-ROFFH-grrrrRRRRF!"

Logo: We see a Doberman Pinscher standing in a field move for about a half a second with its sharp canine teeth showing looking like it's ready to attack or kill (the rear end of another Doberman is seen next to it as well, on the right side of the screen.) After the Doberman moves for half a second, the picture freezes and
the words "A MAD-DOG PRODUCTION" in yellow are scrawled onto the screen in a childish manner, with an underline.

Trivia: The footage of the Doberman Pinscher is taken from the 1975-1978 TV series Baretta (specifically, from the episode "The Dream").

FX/SFX: The dog, which is live-action, and the text.

Music/Sounds: Just the Doberman snarling. On Outlaws, the snarling is different.

Availability: Extremely rare/near extinction. It was seen on the TV movies The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire and J.O.E. and the Colonel (released on VHS as Humanoid Defender). It's also seen on the short-lived 1986 series Outlaws.

Editor's Note: This logo has been known to scare some people, due to the doberman snarling and weird-looking text. Beside that, this logo is pretty cheesy.
Miller Green Broadcasting

Background: This is Gabe Miller and Jonathan Green's company.

(September 26, 2019- )

Nickname: "The Other PBS Parody"

Logo: On a black background with VHS-style effects, we see the blue words "M" fades in and then quickly zooming out in a futuristic font. The words "MILLER" quickly appear below the "M". It quickly moves and a red "G" appears, and then the words "GREEN" is shown below "MILLER". Then a green "B" with no holes appear, and we see the words "BROADCASTING" appear below "GREEN". Two holes appear on the "B". The end result looks similar to the 1971-1984 PBS logo.
FX/SFX: 2D PBS-style animation.

Music/Sounds: A futuristic synth theme with two chimes, similar to PBS' original logo. NBC airings used a generic theme and a voiceover.

Availability: Seen on Superstore starting with the fifth season.

Editor's Note: None.

Mohawk Productions Inc.

Background: This is the production company of Bruce Helford, co-creator and one of the executive producers of shows such as The Drew Carey Show and The George Lopez Show.

(March 14, 1994- )
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Nicknames: "Kicking Baby In Womb", "Ultrasound Baby", "Ultrasound of Doom", "Giggling Fetus", "The Baby"

Logo: We see an actual shot of an ultrasound (the blurry X-ray of what of a baby looks like in a pregnant mother) of a fetus, moving around a bit. The text:


has already appeared, "IN ASSOCIATION WITH" fades in below, and toward the end of the logo, the fetus giggles.

  • The son of Mohawk Productions founder Bruce Helford - named Aven - is the fetus in the logo. The giggle is also Aven's.
  • One idea that the people in the company had was to use something with Mohawk Indians, but wanted something more personal.
  • On The Drew Carey Show S2 episode "Drew Blows His Promotion", the fetus farts instead.
  • The fetus has meowed on The Drew Carey Show S3 episode "What's Wrong with this Episode?".
  • Starting in 2001, the Mohawk text became more stylized and became animated. The Mohawk text became a bit more cursive (except for the "H"), and is over a box, half black, half white, with a set of TV antennae. The text, "PRODUCTIONS, INC. IN ASSOCIATION WITH" is below. This whole logo comes in from the left (a la Paramount "Blue Mountain"), with the box spinning in and stopping in the center as the text "springs" out. The animation/ultrasound is about the same, except it has a blue tint to it this time, instead of black/white like before.
  • On the George Lopez episode "She Drives Me Crazy," the drums loop a few times, with the logo freezing after the first loop and until the fetus giggles, which may have been unintentional.

FX/SFX: The actual ultrasound.

: A drumbeat followed by a baby's giggle.

Music/Sounds Variant: Due to compressed credits on ABC, there was often an accordion-tinged hip-hop like generic ABC jingle playing over (intended to resemble music played over establishing shots on The Drew Carey Show), but the giggle still remains. Strangely, on Laff airings of The Drew Carey Show episodes "Drew Live" (S5) and "Drew Live II" (S6), this generic theme variant of this logo is kept. CBS airings of Bless This House uses it's generic theme. A different variant of the generic ABC jingle is currently used on airings of The Conners, though the giggle is removed.

Availability: Common.
  • The original version can be seen on S1-S6 of The Drew Carey Show, and the updated version can be seen on S7-S9 of The Drew Carey Show as well as on George Lopez (where the shortened version can also be found).
  • It also appears on The Oblongs, and Wanda at Large. It also appeared on The Norm Show (or simply Norm), which has faded into obscurity.
  • The logo first appeared on Someone Like Me, a short-lived sitcom that aired on NBC in early 1994.
  • It's also seen on Anger Management (the TV series) and Kevin Can Wait.
  • This was never used on the 2018 revival of Roseanne despite Helford serving as that show's executive producer, though it is currently used on the spin-off The Conners.

Editor's Note
: Some people have been scared of this logo because of the fetus, but those who are used to seeing it won't find it scary.

Mr. Willoughby, Inc.

(September 12, 1995-May 6, 1997)

Nickname: "Winking Willoughby"
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Logo: On a beige gradient background with a crimson patterned border, Mr. Willoughby appears in a circle on an ivory background surrounded by plants with a red sheet on the left and six gold coins on the right. He is wearing a navy blue suit with gold tassels, neck, and strips down his torso. He winks with his right eye. "MR. WILLOUGHBY, INC." appears below in a gold gradient Copperplate Gothic Bold font.

Variant: On the second season of The Jeff Foxworthy Show, a closeup of Mr. Willoughby wearing a black jacket and white shirt appears on a murky yellow background similar to what paper was like at the time of the era the character appeared. "MR. WILLOUGHBY, INC." in a yellow American Typewriter font comes wiping down at the bottom and briefly shining past.

Trivia: Mr. Willoughby is based on the character John Willoughby from the Jane Austen novel, Sense and Sensibility.

FX/SFX: The winking.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: It's seen only on The Jeff Foxworthy Show.

Editor's Note: None.


Mutant Enemy

Background: This is Joss Whedon's company, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, and Angel. "Mutant Enemy" is named after Joss Whedon's first typewriter he got at 15, as revealed in an interview on disc three of the first season of Buffy.

(March 10, 1997- )
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Nicknames: "Grr!! Argh!!", "Paper Monster"

Logo: In front of a white piece of display board, we see a paper cutout of an angry-looking monster (animated by Joss Whedon himself) moving from right to left. The text "MUTANT ENEMY INC." is scrawled onto the display board in a "pointy" style, with "MUTANT" in red, "ENEMY" in blue, and "INC." in black.

  • This logo was spoofed in an episode of Robot Chicken, entitled "Rabbits on a Rollercoaster". Joss Whedon guest stars as himself (in doll form). As the Mutant Enemy rips apart the city, the scene cuts to an office where Joss Whedon is playing with paper cutouts and an executive says to him, "Come on Joss, that's why you were kicked off Wonder Woman.". To which Joss holds up one of the monsters and says "Grr, argh!"
  • The Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Bargaining (Part 1)" references the end-of-credits logo. Tara gives Giles a small rubber monster and says "Grrr. Argghh.".
  • On season seven of Buffy, there is a species of ancient vampires called "Turok-Han" or Ubervamps. They look like more detailed versions of the Mutant Enemy.
  • On the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Amends", the monster wears a Santa hat. Jingling bells are heard in the background while the monster says his normal line.
  • On the Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 3 finale "Graduation Day (Part 2)", the monster wears a graduation cap.
  • On the Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 5 premiere "The Freshman", as well as "Living Conditions", "The Harsh Light of Day", "Fear, Itself", and "Beer Bad", the logo is cropped for 16:9 aspect ratio, along with the Kuzui Entertainment and Sandollar logos.
  • Starting with the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Wild at Heart", the logo is vertically stretched correctly (to fit the 16:9 aspect ratio) and we see a little more of the lower half of the monster.
  • On the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series finale "Chosen", the monster turns his head and pulls a face at the viewer while moving.
  • On Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the word "INC." is replaced with "eTC".

FX/SFX: The monster moving.

Music/Sounds: Joss Whedon saying "Grr! Argh!" in a very unconvincing manner.

Music/Sounds Variants:
  • On ABC airings of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the audio is cut off by a voice-over and a generic theme.
  • On season 1 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the monster says "Grr! Argh!" two pitches lower.
  • On the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Becoming (Part 2)", the monster says "Ooh, I need a hug!"
  • On the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Once More, with Feeling", the monster sings the line in a falsetto.
  • On the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Storyteller", the monster sings "We are as Gods!"

Availability: Common. It appeared on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, its spin-off Angel, the short-lived cult hit Firefly, and Dollhouse. Currently seen on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Editor's Note:
This logo looks very low-budget, and along with the paper monster and unconvincing growl, it looks like it was it was filmed on an old camcorder (which, according to some sources, is true). However, this was all done intentionally for comic effect.

Murray Hemingway Productions


Logo: Just an in-credit notice, saying
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In Association With

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availability: Ultra rare; it only appeared on the unaired TV pilot of Revenge of the Nerds, which can be found on the "Panty Raid" DVD and Blu-ray edition of Revenge of the Nerds, the movie the show was based on.

Editor's Note: None.