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Stan Burns (1923–2002)

Stan Burns was born on September 4, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956), The Carol Burnett Show (1967) and Tonight! (1953). He died on November 5, 2002 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1998 The Best of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts (TV Movie documentary)
 1986-1987 The Late Show (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 June 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 17 April 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 9 April 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 11 March 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 4 March 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
 1987 The Dom DeLuise Show (TV Series)
 1985 Three's a Crowd (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- A Friend in Deed (1985) ... (written by)
 1980 The Big Show (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (1980) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.10 (1980) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (1980) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.8 (1980) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1980) ... (writer)
 1979 The Mary Tyler Moore Hour (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.10 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.8 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... (writer)
 1978 Mary (TV Series) (writer)
  The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (writer - 99 episodes, 1967 - 1972) (written by - 1 episode, 1978)
- A Special Evening with Carol Burnett (1978) ... (written by)
- Episode #5.24 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.23 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.22 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.21 (1972) ... (writer)
 1974 The Mac Davis Show (TV Series) (1974-1975)
 1974 The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Celebrity Roast: Joe Namath (1974) ... (writer)
- Celebrity Roast: Hank Aaron (1974) ... (writer)
- Celebrity Roast: George Washington (1974) ... (writer)
- Celebrity Roast: Bobby Riggs (1974) ... (writer)
 1972-1974 Flip (TV Series) (writer - 40 episodes)
- Episode #4.18 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.17 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.16 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.15 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.14 (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 Keep U.S. Beautiful (TV Movie)
 1970 Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
 1967 The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 20 episodes)
- Episode #1.20 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.19 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.18 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.17 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.16 (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Captain Nice (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Who's Afraid of Amanda Woolf? (1967) ... (written by)
 1965-1966 Get Smart (TV Series) (written by - 12 episodes)
- Kiss of Death (1966) ... (written by)
- Rub-A-Dub-Dub... Three Spies in a Sub (1966) ... (written by)
- A Spy for a Spy (1966) ... (written by)
- The Last One in Is a Rotten Spy (1966) ... (written by)
- Hubert's Unfinished Symphony (1966) ... (written by)
  F Troop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1966) (written by - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Great Troop Robbery (1966) ... (writer)
- Too Many Cooks Spoil the Troop (1966) ... (written by)
 1965 Gilligan's Island (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Quick Before It Sinks (1965) ... (written by)
 1962-1963 The Steve Allen Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode dated 19 July 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 2 May 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 28 April 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 28 February 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 7 February 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
 1961-1963 The New Steve Allen Show (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes)
- Episode dated 31 May 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 27 March 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 8 February 1963 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 13 September 1962 (1962) ... (writer)
- UCLA (1961) ... (writer)
 1956-1960 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (writer - 163 episodes)
- (1960) (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 6 June 1960 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.27 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 16 May 1960 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.26 (1960) ... (writer)
 1953-1957 Tonight! (TV Series) (writer - 75 episodes)
- Finale (1957) ... (writer)
- Ernie Kovacs Guest Host Finale (1957) ... (writer)
- Ernie Kovacs Guest Host (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.68 (1956) ... (writer)
- Kovacs Guest Host (1956) ... (writer)
 1950-1951 Broadway Open House (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 30 January 1951 (1951) ... (writer)
- (1950-05) (1950) ... (writer)
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In 1969, he co-wrote the teleplay for an unsold comedy pilot for NBC called "The Swingles". The show was set in an apartment building with the residents would meet in the stairway, backyard, basement, etc. and trade one-liners a la "Laugh-In".

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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