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Jack Elinson (1922–2011)

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Brother of Irving Elinson.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1990 New Attitude (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1990) ... (teleplay)
 1990 Ann Jillian (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Crush (1990) ... (written by)
 1987 Family Comedy Hour (TV Movie)
  227 (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes, 1985 - 1987) (developer - 3 episodes, 1985) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1985)
- Low Noon (1987) ... (written by)
- Father's Day (1986) ... (written by)
- Temptations (1986) ... (written by)
- A Daughter Is a Precious Thing (1985) ... (developer)
- Pilot (1985) ... (teleplay)
 1980-1986 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Agent (1986) ... (written by)
- Brian and Sylvia (1981) ... (written by)
- The New Girl: Part 2 (1980) ... (written by)
 1984 a.k.a. Pablo (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Big Mouth (1984) ... (teleplay)
 1982 The Facts of Life Goes to Paris (TV Movie) (written by)
  Joe's World (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1980) (written by - 1 episode, 1980)
- If Something Should Happen (1980) ... (teleplay)
- Maggie Joins the Army (1980) ... (written by)
  One Day at a Time (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes, 1975 - 1980) (story - 3 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1976)
- Retrospective: Part 2 (1980) ... (written by)
- Retrospective: Part 1 (1980) ... (written by)
- Bob's New Girl (1978) ... (written by)
- Bob Loves Barbara (1977) ... (written by)
- The Butterfields (1977) ... (written by)
 1976-1977 The Fosters (TV Series) (original script - 6 episodes)
- The House Guest (1977) ... (original script)
- The Family Business (1977) ... (original script)
- That Lovely Weekend (1977) ... (original script)
- The Matchmaker (1976) ... (original script)
- My Son the Lover (1976) ... (original script)
  Good Times (TV Series) (teleplay - 11 episodes, 1974 - 1976) (written by - 8 episodes, 1974 - 1975) (story - 2 episodes, 1974 - 1975)
- J.J.'s Fiancee: Part 2 (1976) ... (teleplay)
- A Place to Die (1975) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Cousin Cleatus (1975) ... (teleplay)
- A Loss of Confidence (1975) ... (written by)
- The Politicians (1975) ... (written by)
 1972-1974 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (TV Series) (story - 16 episodes)
- Maude Loves Papa (1974) ... (story)
- Papa, the Coach (1973) ... (story)
- Don for the Defense (1973) ... (story)
- Papa, the Housewife (1973) ... (story)
- The Lady Detective (1973) ... (story)
 1974 Needles and Pins (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- King for a Day (1974) ... (written by)
 1969-1971 The Doris Day Show (TV Series) (written by - 27 episodes)
- Skiing Anyone? (1971) ... (written by)
- Doris Goes to Hollywood (1971) ... (written by)
- Billy's First Date (1971) ... (written by)
- Lassoin' Leroy (1971) ... (written by)
- Duke's Girlfriend (1971) ... (written by)
  Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (written by - 15 episodes, 1965 - 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1967)
- My Fair Sister (1969) ... (written by)
- The Short Voyage Home (1969) ... (written by)
- To Save a Life (1969) ... (written by)
- Win-A-Date (1969) ... (written by)
- The Wild Bull Returns (1968) ... (written by)
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Make More Room for Daddy (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Praise the Fuhrer and Pass the Ammunition (1967) ... (written by)
 1960-1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (written by - 34 episodes)
- The Foster Lady (1966) ... (written by)
- Aunt Bee Learns to Drive (1966) ... (written by)
- Wyatt Earp Rides Again (1966) ... (written by)
- The Cannon (1965) ... (written by)
- Aunt Bee, the Swinger (1965) ... (written by)
  Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (1 episode, 1960) (written by - 102 episodes, 1956 - 1964) (writer - 2 episodes, 1956 - 1959) (flashback material - 1 episode, 1963)
- Call Off the Hounds (1964) ... (written by)
- Beautiful Lady (1964) ... (written by)
- Pupa from Italy (1964) ... (written by)
- Bunny Gets Into the Act (1964) ... (written by)
- Kathy, the Secretary (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jose, the Manager (1964) ... (writer)
 1960 Full Speed for Anywhere (TV Movie)
  The Real McCoys (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (written by - 20 episodes, 1957 - 1959) (writer - 9 episodes, 1958 - 1959)
- A House Divided (1960)
- The Politician (1959) ... (written by)
- The Farmer Took a Wife (1959) ... (written by)
- The Big Skeet Shoot (1959) ... (written by)
- How to Paint a House (1959) ... (written by)
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Give My Regards to Broadway (1959) ... (written by)
 1956-1958 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series) (written by - 12 episodes)
- The Orphan (1958) ... (written by)
- The Jam (1958) ... (written by)
- The Bet (1958) ... (written by)
- Jeannie the Policewoman (1957) ... (written by)
- Jeannie's Income Tax (1957) ... (written by)
  The Jimmy Durante Show (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (written by - 2 episodes, 1955) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1955)
- Episode #2.2 (1955) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.19 (1955) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.18 (1955) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.16 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.15 (1955) ... (writer)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Hayfield (1955) ... (story)
 1954 The Duke (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1954) ... (writer)
 1954 The Saturday Night Revue (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 19 June 1954 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 12 June 1954 (1954) ... (writer)
 1953-1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #4.24 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.19 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.14 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.10 (1953) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.6 (1953) ... (writer)
  All Star Revue (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes, 1951 - 1953) (written by - 1 episode, 1953) (script - 1 episode, 1952)
- Episode #3.32 (1953) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.27 (1953) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.22 (1953) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.18 (1953) ... (written by)
- Episode #3.15 (1952) ... (writer)
 1952 My Hero (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Movie Star (1952) ... (written by)
Show Show Producer (15 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (9 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)

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Unsold pilot: Produced a sitcom pilot for CBS starring Minnie Pearl called "The Minnie Pearl Show".
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Trivia:

Brother of Irving Elinson.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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