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Rick Mittleman (1930–2014)

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Three times Emmy-nominated American TV comedy scriptwriter.

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 1999 Early Edition (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Two to Tangle (1999) ... (written by)
 1993-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- A Nest of Vipers (1994) ... (written by)
- Murder at a Discount (1993) ... (written by)
 1994 De Sylvia Millecam Show (TV Series) (original script - 1 episode)
- De Beer is los ... (original script - uncredited)
 1989-1991 MacGyver (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes)
- Off the Wall (1991) ... (written by)
- The 'Hood (1991) ... (written by)
- Hind-Sight (1991) ... (written by)
- Twenty Questions (1990) ... (written by)
- Hearts of Steel (1990) ... (written by)
 1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Sweet Leilani (1989) ... (written by)
  Simon & Simon (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1988) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1989)
- Photo Finished (1989) ... (teleplay)
- The Richer They Are the Harder They Fall (1988) ... (written by)
- Forever Hold Your Piece (1988) ... (written by)
 1986 The Wizard (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Trouble in the Stars (1986) ... (writer)
- Nobody's Perfect (1986) ... (writer)
 1986 Matlock (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Stripper (1986) ... (story)
 1984-1986 Remington Steele (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Sensitive Steele (1986) ... (written by)
- Forged Steele (1985) ... (written by)
- Grappling Steele (1985) ... (written by)
- Second Base Steele (1984) ... (written by)
 1984 The Love Boat (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- By Hook or by Crook/Revenge with the Proper Stranger/Don't Get Mad, Get Even (1984) ... (written by - segment "By Hook or by Crook")
 1984 Glitter (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Trouble in Paradise (1984) ... (written by)
 1983 Jennifer Slept Here (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Rebel with a Cause (1983) ... (written by)
 1977-1982 CHiPs (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- In the Best of Families (1982) ... (as Richard B. Mittleman)
- Bomb Run (1981) ... (as Richard B. Mittleman)
- The Hawk and the Hunter (1981) ... (as Richard B. Mittleman)
- Destruction Derby (1979) ... (as Richard B. Mittleman)
- Return of the Supercycle (1979) ... (as Richard B. Mittleman)
 1981 Freebie and the Bean (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Tee-Off for Two (1981) ... (written by)
 1980 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Ghosts of Buxley Hall: Part 2 (1980) ... (writer)
- The Ghosts of Buxley Hall: Part 1 (1980) ... (writer)
 1980 The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1977 What's Happening!! (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- One Strike and You're Out (1977) ... (written by)
- Trial and Error (1977) ... (written by)
- From Here to Maternity (1977) ... (written by)
- The Firing Squad (1977) ... (written by)
 1974-1977 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- School Daze (1977) ... (written by)
- A Pain in the Neck (1976) ... (written by)
- Ol' Brown Eyes (1974) ... (written by)
 1977 One Day at a Time (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The College Question (1977) ... (written by)
  CPO Sharkey (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1977) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1977)
- Sharkey Finds Peace and Quiet (1977) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1977 Alice (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Pain of No Return (1977) ... (written by)
 1977 The Practice (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Oh, Brother (1977) ... (written by)
 1977 Sanford Arms (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Young Love (1977) ... (written by)
 1976 Gemini Man (TV Mini-Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Suspect Your Local Police (1976) ... (story)
 1975 Van Dyke and Company (TV Special)
 1975 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Hey, Doc (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Great Debate (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 Karen (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- A Day in the Life (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 That's My Mama (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Trial and Error (1975) ... (written by)
- The Shakedown (1975) ... (written by)
 1974 Emergency! (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Camera Bug (1974) ... (written by)
- Foreign Trade (1974) ... (written by)
 1971-1974 The Odd Couple (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- The Paul Williams Story (1974) ... (written by)
- Strike Up the Band or Else (1974) ... (written by)
- The Rain in Spain (1974) ... (written by)
- Gloria, Hallelujah (1972) ... (written by)
- A Night to Dismember (1972) ... (written by)
 1974 Dusty's Trail (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Nothing to Crow About (1974) ... (written by)
 1973 Roll Out (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Dear Rocco (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Nobody Wants to Talk About It (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 Thicker Than Water (TV Series) (writer)
 1973 Bridget Loves Bernie (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Greener Pastures (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 A Touch of Grace (TV Series) (writer)
  The Doris Day Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1970) (story - 1 episode, 1973)
- The Last Huzzah (1973) ... (story)
- Colonel Fairburn Takes Over (1970) ... (written by)
- A Woman's Intuition (1970) ... (written by)
 1972 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Slaughter Affair (1972) ... (written by)
 1966-1970 That Girl (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- That Cake (1970) ... (written by)
- Mission Improbable: Part 2 (1969) ... (written by)
- Mission Improbable: Part 1 (1969) ... (written by)
- Little Auction Annie (1966) ... (written by)
 1970 Arnie (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow (1970) ... (written by)
 1970 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Games Families Play (1970) ... (written by)
 1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Return of Big Bad Bubba Bronson (1970) ... (written by)
 1969-1970 My World and Welcome to It (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Rules for a Happy Marriage (1970) ... (written by)
- The War Between Men and Women (1969) ... (written by)
  Bewitched (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969)
- Darrin the Warlock (1969) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Daddy Comes to Visit (1969) ... (written by)
- Samantha Fights City Hall (1968) ... (written by)
- That Was No Chick, That Was My Wife (1967) ... (written by)
  The Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969)
- The Computer (1969) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1965-1969 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (written by - 20 episodes)
- Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow (1969) ... (written by)
- The Return of Monroe (1968) ... (written by)
- Car for Sale (1968) ... (written by)
- Friendly Freddy, the Gentleman's Tailor (1968) ... (written by)
- Sergeant Iago (1968) ... (written by)
 1969 Get Smart (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Day They Raided the Knights (1969) ... (written by)
 1967-1968 Good Morning, World (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- I Love a Charade (1968) ... (written by)
- No News Like Nude News (1967) ... (written by)
- Love at First Flight (1967) ... (written by)
- Knits to You, Sir (1967) ... (written by)
  Hey, Landlord (TV Series) (1 episode, 1967) (written by - 2 episodes, 1967)
- Swingle City, East (1967) ... (written by)
- Testing, One Two (1967)
- Roommate, Stay Away from My Door (1967) ... (written by)
 1966-1967 I Spy (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Casanova from Canarsie (1967) ... (written by)
- Will the Real Good Guys Please Stand Up? (1966) ... (written by)
 1966 Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Second Honeymoon (1966) ... (written by)
 1966 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- So You Really Think You're Young at Heart? (1966) ... (written by)
 1965 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Fifty-Two, Forty-Five or Work (1965) ... (written by)
- Go Tell the Birds and the Bees (1965) ... (written by)
  The Flintstones (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1965) (story by - 1 episode, 1963)
- Fred's Flying Lesson (1965) ... (written by)
- Big League Freddie (1963) ... (story by)
  The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (writer - 32 episodes, 1962 - 1963) (additional material - 2 episodes, 1962 - 1963)
- Jerk and the Beanstalk (1963) ... (writer)
- Captains Outrageous (1963) ... (writer)
- A Midsummer Nut's Dream (1963) ... (writer)
- Ah, Sweet Mystery of Wife (1963) ... (writer)
- How Green Was My Money (1963) ... (writer)
 1957 You Asked for It (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 September 1957 (1957) ... (writer)
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Three times Emmy-nominated American TV comedy scriptwriter.

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