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Debra Frank

Debra Frank is a writer, known for The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005), Home Alone 4 (2002) and Santa Who? (2000). See full bio »
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 2005 The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (TV Movie) (teleplay) / (television story)
 2002 The Man Who Saved Christmas (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2002 Mr. St. Nick (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2002 Home Alone 4 (TV Movie) (written by)
 2000 Santa Who? (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1989 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Family Car (1989) ... (written by)
  Moonlighting (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1985 - 1986) (written by - 3 episodes, 1986) (story - 2 episodes, 1985 - 1988)
- Tracks of My Tears (1988) ... (story)
- Sleep Talkin' Guy (1986) ... (written by)
- Every Daughter's Father Is a Virgin (1986) ... (written by)
- North by North DiPesto (1986) ... (written by)
 1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Friends and Lovers (1985) ... (writer)
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Psychic (1985) ... (written by)
- Stress (1985) ... (written by)
 1984 Benson (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Embarrassing Moments (1984) ... (written by)
  Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1981 - 1982) (story - 1 episode, 1980) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1980)
- The Older Woman (1982) ... (written by)
- Growing Up (1981) ... (written by)
- Substitute Mother (1980) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1982 Nine to Five (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The China Sin-Drome (1982) ... (written by)
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 2005 The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (TV Movie) (writer: "When I'm With You", "Calling All Munchkins")
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 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series) (story editor - 1 episode)
- In God We Strongly Suspect (1986) ... (story editor)
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 2006 Memories of Moonlighting (Video documentary short)

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The January 25, 1988 draft of the script for _My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)_ credits Jerico as writer, with revisions by Frank Galati, Richard Benner, Susan Rice, Herschel Weingrod & Timothy Harris, Paul Rudnick, and Debra Frank & Carl Sautter, and a further rewrite by Jonathan Reynolds. Only four of the ten writers received credits in the final film.

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