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Carter Bays


Carter Bays was born on August 12, 1975 in the USA as Carter L. Bays. He is a writer and producer, known for How I Met Your Mother (2005), Late Show with David Letterman (1993) and Lord of the Piercing (2002). See full bio »

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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  How I Met Your Dad (TV Series) (1 episode) (announced)
- Pilot
  How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (38 episodes, 2005 - 2014) (created by - 140 episodes, 2005 - 2014) (written by - 67 episodes, 2005 - 2014)
- Last Forever: Part Two (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Last Forever: Part One (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The End of the Aisle (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Gary Blauman (2014) ... (creator)
- Daisy (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The Goodwin Games (TV Series) (5 episodes, 2013) (written by - 2 episodes, 2013)
- The Box (2013) ... (creator)
- Happy Hour (2013) ... (creator)
- The Birds of Granby (2013) ... (creator)
- Hamletta (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Small Town (2013) ... (creator)
 2010 Livin' on a Prayer (TV Movie)
 2009 CBS Fall Preview (TV Movie)
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Stan of Arabia: Part 2 (2005) ... (written by)
 2005 Suicide! (Short)
 2003-2004 Oliver Beene (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Trip to Coney Island (2004) ... (writer)
- Oliver & the Otters (2004) ... (writer)
- X-ray Specs (2004) ... (writer)
- Dancing Beene (2003) ... (writer)
- Nudie Mag (2003) ... (writer)
 2004 Crisis 76 (Short)
 2004 Method & Red (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Article (2004) ... (writer)
 2004 Quintuplets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Quintagious (2004) ... (writer)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1999) (writer - 188 episodes, 1997 - 2002)
- Episode dated 30 July 2002 (2002) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 26 July 2002 (2002) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 July 2002 (2002) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 19 July 2002 (2002) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 17 July 2002 (2002) ... (writer)
 2002 2002 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2002 Lord of the Piercing (TV Short)
 2002 Panic Room with Will Ferrell (TV Short)
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Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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[on a unique production style employed in filming 'How I Met Your Mother'' without an audience ] We get to decide, on a scene-to-scene, moment-to-moment basis, whether we're a broad comedy or a nuanced chamber piece. Also, when you have an audience you start putting in too many penis jokes in the show, because those always get the huge laughs. We do enough penis jokes already without an audience ... See more »

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