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Bob Weiskopf (1914–2001)

Bob Weiskopf started his prolific career writing jokes in 1940 and later wrote for Eddie Cantor, Fred Allen, Danny Thomas, Red Skelton, Phyllis Diller and Carol Burnett. He also wrote for many TV sitcoms including I Love Lucy, won Emmys for All in the Family and the Flip Wilson Show. See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

I Love Lucy
I Love Lucy Writer
(1955-1957)
The Lucy Show
The Lucy Show Writer
(1962-1968)
W*A*L*T*E*R
W*A*L*T*E*R Writer
(1984)
All in the Family
(1977-1979)

Filmography

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 1986 He's the Mayor (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Take My Father, Please (1986) ... (written by)
 1985 Comedy Factory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Side by Side (1985) ... (writer)
 1984 W*A*L*T*E*R (TV Short) (story) / (teleplay)
  Sanford (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1981) (written by - 1 episode, 1981)
- Cal's Mom (1981) ... (teleplay)
- Here Comes the Bride: Part 2 (1981) ... (written by)
 1981 Checking In (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Block's Party (1981) ... (written by)
 1981 Living in Paradise (TV Movie)
 1979-1980 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- Father and Daughter Night (1980) ... (written by)
- The Ambush (1980) ... (written by)
- Blanche and Murray (1979) ... (written by)
- The Shabbat Dinner (1979) ... (written by)
- Barney and the Hooker (1979) ... (written by)
 1979 But Mother! (TV Short)
  All in the Family (TV Series) (written by - 12 episodes, 1977 - 1979) (teleplay by - 5 episodes, 1977 - 1979) (story by - 1 episode, 1979)
- The Return of Archie's Brother (1979) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Barney the Gold Digger (1979) ... (teleplay by)
- A Girl Like Edith (1979) ... (written by)
- California, Here We Are (1978) ... (written by)
- Bogus Bills (1978) ... (written by)
  All's Fair (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (creator - 1 episode, 1976)
- The Jailbirds: Part 2 (1977) ... (written by)
- Happy Anniversary: Part 1 (1976) ... (written by)
- Strange Bedfellows (1976) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Maude (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1973 - 1974)
- Maude the Boss (1974) ... (teleplay)
- Last Tango in Tuckahoe (1974) ... (written by)
- A Night to Remember (1974) ... (written by)
- The New Housekeeper (1974) ... (written by)
- Maude Meets the Duke (1974) ... (written by)
 1970-1972 Flip (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #2.19 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.13 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.8 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.6 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.1 (1971) ... (writer)
 1970 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #3.27 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.26 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.25 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.24 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.23 (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series) (1 episode)
  The Lucy Show (TV Series) (developed for television by - 156 episodes, 1962 - 1968) (written by - 48 episodes, 1962 - 1964)
- Lucy and 'The Boss of the Year' Award (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Lucy and Sid Caesar (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Lucy and the Lost Star (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Lucy Helps Ken Berry (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Lucy and Phil Harris (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
  The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1965 - 1967) (writing supervisor - 1 episode, 1965)
- Absence Makes the Hate Grow Fonder (1967) ... (writer)
- Gyp Off the Old Block (1966) ... (writer)
- A Concert in Pantomime (1965) ... (writer)
- The Seven Year Wretch (1965) ... (writing supervisor)
 1964 Duncan Be Careful (TV Movie)
  Pete and Gladys (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1961)
- Garden Wedding (1962) ... (written by)
- Hero in the House (1962) ... (written by)
- Uncle Paul's Insurance (1961) ... (writer)
 1960 Guestward Ho! (TV Series)
 1960 New Comedy Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You're Only Young Twice (1960) ... (writer)
  The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes, 1957 - 1960) (written by - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1958)
- Lucy Meets the Mustache (1960) ... (writer)
- The Ricardos Go to Japan (1959) ... (writer)
- Milton Berle Hides at the Ricardos (1959) ... (writer)
- Lucy's Summer Vacation (1959) ... (writer)
- Lucy Wants a Career (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Desilu Revue (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Milton Berle Special (1959) ... (teleplay)
 1958 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Bridal Suite (1958) ... (teleplay)
 1955-1957 I Love Lucy (TV Series) (written by - 53 episodes)
- The Ricardos Dedicate a Statue (1957) ... (written by)
- Lucy Raises Tulips (1957) ... (written by)
- Country Club Dance (1957) ... (written by)
- Building a Bar-B-Q (1957) ... (written by)
- Housewarming (1957) ... (written by)
 1956 I Love Lucy Christmas Show (TV Special) (written for television by)
 1955 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Visiting Englishman (1953) ... (teleplay)
 1952 It's a Business (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1952)
- Episode #1.7 (1952)
- Episode #1.6 (1952)
- Episode #1.5 (1952)
- Episode #1.4 (1952)
 1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1950)
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Profiled in "The Laugh Crafters: Comedy Writing in Radio and TV's Golden Age" by Jordan Young (BearManor Media). See more »

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