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Michael Jacobs is an American writer and producer whose work has appeared on Broadway,television and film. He is the creator/producer of several television series including Boy Meets World, Dinosaurs, My Two Dads, and the upcoming Girl Meets World. His television shows have won the Emmy, and People's Choice awards. He was nominated for the Academy ... See full bio »
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Filmography

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  Girl Meets World (TV Series) (1 episode, 2015) (created by - 58 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (written by - 12 episodes, 2014 - 2016)
- Girl Meets High School: Part 2 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Girl Meets Ski Lodge (2016) ... (creator)
- Girl Meets Upstate (2016) ... (creator)
- Girl Meets Triangle (2016) ... (creator)
- Girl Meets She Don't Like Me (2016) ... (creator)
  Lost at Home (TV Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 2003) (written by - 1 episode, 2003)
- Best Friends (2003) ... (creator)
- The Story of Us (2003) ... (creator)
- The Forgiven (2003) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... (creator)
- Our Town (2003) ... (creator)
 2000 Wild Grizzly (TV Movie) (story - as Michael D. Jacobs)
  Boy Meets World (TV Series) (created by - 158 episodes, 1993 - 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Brave New World: Part 2 (2000) ... (creator)
- Brave New World: Part 1 (2000) ... (creator)
- Angela's Ashes (2000) ... (creator)
- As Time Goes By (2000) ... (creator)
- Brotherly Shove (2000) ... (creator)
 1997-1998 You Wish (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes)
- Bride and Prejudice (1998) ... (creator)
- The Bad Influence (1998) ... (creator)
- Welcome to the Dollhouse (1998) ... (creator)
- All in the Family Room (1998) ... (creator)
- Future Shock (1998) ... (creator)
  Maybe This Time (TV Series) (17 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (created by - 1 episode, 1995)
- Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1996) ... (creator)
- St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1996) ... (creator)
- Stand Up Your Man (1996) ... (creator)
- Acting Out (1996) ... (creator)
- Lucky Puck (1996) ... (creator)
  Misery Loves Company (TV Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Joe DeMarco, Boy Wonder (1995) ... (creator)
- The Streak (1995) ... (creator)
- The Witches of East 6th (1995) ... (creator)
- Pilot (1995) ... (creator) / (writer)
- That Book by Nabokov (1995) ... (creator)
  Dinosaurs (TV Series) (created by - 65 episodes, 1991 - 1994) (written by - 2 episodes, 1991)
- Georgie Must Die! (1994) ... (creator)
- Into the Woods (1994) ... (creator)
- Working Girl (1994) ... (creator)
- Variations on a Theme Park (1994) ... (creator)
- Life in the Faust Lane (1994) ... (creator)
 1993 Almost Home (TV Series) (1 episode)
- New Moon (1993)
 1993 Where I Live (TV Series) (created by - 21 episodes)
- Class Action (1993) ... (creator)
- The Domino Theory (1993) ... (creator)
- Let Them Eat Snacks (1993) ... (creator)
- The Big Easy (1993) ... (creator)
- Miracle on 134th Street (1993) ... (creator)
  Charles in Charge (TV Series) (created by - 125 episodes, 1984 - 1990) (written by - 8 episodes, 1984 - 1987) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1985)
- Charles Be DeMille (1990) ... (creator)
- Fair Exchange (1990) ... (creator)
- Seeing Is Believing (1990) ... (creator)
- Almost Family (1990) ... (creator)
- Teacher's Pest (1990) ... (creator)
  My Two Dads (TV Series) (created by - 60 episodes, 1987 - 1990) (written by - 6 episodes, 1987 - 1989)
- See You in September? (1990) ... (creator)
- When You Wish... (1990) ... (creator)
- Kind of a Drag (1990) ... (creator)
- You Only Surprise the Ones You Love (1990) ... (creator)
- To Thine Own Elf Be True (1990) ... (creator)
 1980 Cheaters (TV Movie)
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Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Jake Jacobs | Michael D. Jacobs
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I don't see anything on television right now that is speaking to the audience I have always spoken to and care very much about.

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