Amanda & MF Productions

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Background

Amanda Productions was the production company of Earl Hamner, Jr., creator of The Waltons and Falcon Crest, and MF Productions was the vanity label of executive producer Michael Filerman, and was known both for solo production of the 1980 to 1982 NBC series Flamingo Road and joint production (with Roundelay, vanity card of David Jacobs) of the 1979 to 1993 CBS series Knots Landing. Meanwhile, Amanda Productions was credited on The Waltons.

(December 4, 1981-May 18, 1990)

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Logo: It's simply in-credit text against a shot of the Falcon Crest mansion (actually the mansion house of the Spring Mountain Winery) that said "An AMANDA & MF PRODUCTION in association with" (italicized until around late 1985), after it faded off the screen, the appropriate Lorimar Television or Lorimar-Telepictures logo.

Variant: In the Falcon Crest TV pilot called The Vintage Years, the in-credit text font is different and is placed on a background with mountains over a sunset.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: It's simply the last notes of the Falcon Crest closing theme (which varies by season).

Availability: It's seen on Falcon Crest. The early variant is extinct as it was only seen in the TV pilot of Falcon Crest, which was only re-released when it was on AOL's In2TV website.

Editor's Note: None.