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Steve Franks was creator, writer, and executive producer of the USA Network original series Psych. A southern California native, Franks earned a BA in English from the University of California, Irvine in 1991 while also doing stand-up comedy and fronting the popular Orange County band, Friendly Indians. While a graduate student in the film ... See full bio »

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 2020 Psych 2: Lassie Come Home (TV Movie) (based on the characters created by) / (written by)
 2017 Psych: The Movie (TV Movie) (based on the series created by) / (written by)
 2016 Rush Hour (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Badass Cop (2016) ... (written by)
- Captain Cole's Playlist (2016) ... (written by)
 2015 DeTour (TV Movie)
  Psych (TV Series) (created by - 120 episodes, 2006 - 2014) (written by - 27 episodes, 2006 - 2014)
- The Break-Up (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Nightmare on State Street (2014) ... (creator)
- A Touch of Sweevil (2014) ... (creator)
- Shawn and Gus Truck Things Up (2014) ... (creator)
- 1967: A Psych Odyssey (2014) ... (creator)
 2008 Psych: The Big Adventures of Little Shawn and Gus (TV Series) (written by - 14 episodes)
- We All Scream (2008) ... (written by)
- There Will Be Chocolate Sauce (2008) ... (written by)
- The Daredevil's in the Details (2008) ... (written by)
- Teacher's Lounge (2008) ... (written by)
- Roller Chase (2008) ... (written by)
 1999 Big Daddy (screenplay) / (story)
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His father was an LAPD cop who liked to call himself 'a trained observer' and wanted to groom his only son to follow in his footsteps. Whenever they went to a restaurant, he would test young Steve by telling him to close his eyes and recall: How many people have hats on? Where is the exit? What's the name on the hostess' nametag?". See more »



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