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Ben Joelson (1925–1996)

Ben Joelson was born on November 1, 1925 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA as Benjamin Aaron Joelson. He was a writer and producer, known for The Love Boat (1977), The Carol Burnett Show (1967) and Candid Camera (1960). He died on August 24, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1997 Wings (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Hosed (1997) ... (story)
  The Love Boat (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1979) (written by - 58 episodes, 1977 - 1986) (story - 3 episodes, 1983 - 1984) (writer - 1 episode, 1984)
- Matadors, The/Mrs. Jameson Comes Out/Love's Labors Found/Marry Me, Marry Me: Part 2 (1986) ... (written by - segment "Love's Labour Found Marry")
- Matadors, The/Mrs. Jameson Comes Out/Love's Labors Found/Marry Me, Marry Me: Part 1 (1986) ... (written by - segment "Love's Labour Found Marry")
- The Villa/The Racer's Edge/Love or Money/The Accident: Part 2 (1985) ... (written by - segment "The Accident")
- The Villa/The Racer's Edge/Love or Money/The Accident: Part 1 (1985) ... (written by - segment "The Accident")
 1984 Glitter (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1984) ... (written by)
 1976-1977 Alice (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Bundle (1977) ... (written by)
- The Failure (1977) ... (written by)
- A Piece of the Rock (1976) ... (written by)
 1975 Grady (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Driving Force (1975) ... (written by)
- Be It Ever So Humble (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 The Jeffersons (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Former Neighbors (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 Chico and the Man (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Louie's Retirement (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 Good Times (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Enlistment (1975) ... (written by)
 1974-1975 Happy Days (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Fonzie Joins the Band (1975) ... (written by)
- Richie Moves Out (1974) ... (written by)
- Knock Around the Block (1974) ... (written by)
 1972-1974 The Odd Couple (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Dog Story (1974) ... (written by)
- New York's Oddest (1974) ... (written by)
- Big Mouth (1972) ... (written by)
 1974 The Partridge Family (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Pin It on Danny (1974) ... (written by)
- Miss Partridge, Teacher (1974) ... (written by)
 1973 The New Temperatures Rising Show (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- The Night Shift (1973) ... (written by)
- Gonna Getcha (1973) ... (written by)
- The Mothers (1973) ... (written by)
- The Strike (1973) ... (written by)
- The Misguided Appendectomy (1973) ... (written by)
 1971-1972 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (writer - 24 episodes)
- Episode #5.24 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.23 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.22 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.21 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.20 (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Arnie (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Gift of the Majors (1971) ... (written by)
 1971 The Good Life (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Mansion for Sale (1971) ... (written by)
 1971 Make Room for Granddaddy (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 The Queen and I (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Trousseau (1969) ... (written by)
  Hogan's Heroes (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (story - 1 episode, 1967) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1967)
- War Takes a Holiday (1968) ... (written by)
- Reverend Kommandant Klink (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Swing Shift (1967) ... (written by)
- Klink's Rocket (1966) ... (written by)
 1967 Get Smart (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Supersonic Boom (1967) ... (written by)
 1965-1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Buddy Sorrell Man and Boy (1966) ... (written by)
- Draw Me a Pear (1965) ... (written by)
 1964-1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes)
- Eat Your Heart Out (1966) ... (written by)
- A Man's Best Friend (1965) ... (written by)
- The Bazaar (1965) ... (written by)
- Opie's Job (1965) ... (written by)
- Aunt Bee's Invisible Beau (1965) ... (written by)
 1964-1966 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- A Star Is Born (1966) ... (written by)
- Gomer, the Peacemaker (1965) ... (written by)
- Gomer Minds His Sergeant's Car (1965) ... (written by)
- Gomer, the Star Witness (1965) ... (written by)
- Home on the Range (1965) ... (written by)
  Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 1961 - 1963) (story - 1 episode, 1963) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Curse of the Snitkins (1963) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Lucille Is 40 (1963) ... (written by)
- Je T'Adore Muldoon (1962) ... (written by)
- I Hate Captain Block (1962) ... (written by)
- Toody & Muldoon Sing Along with Mitch (1962) ... (written by)
 1960/I Candid Camera (TV Series)
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Go-Go Gordon (1960)
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Other Works:

In 1967, he co-wrote the teleplay for an unsold pilot for a proposed ABC sitcom called "Dilby". It starred Paul Ford as the owner of a fix-it shop who was better at repairing machinery than the host of problems handed him by his family and friends.
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Star Sign:

Scorpio

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