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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 (1993), Dinosaurs (1991), My Two Dads (1987), and the upcoming Girl Meets World (2014). His television shows have won the Emmy, and People's Choice awards. ... See full bio »

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Quiz Show Producer
(1994)
(2014-2017)
(1984-1990)
My Two Dads Writer
(1987-1990)

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  Girl Meets World (TV Series) (created by - 71 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (written by - 13 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (creator - 1 episode, 2015)
- Girl Meets Goodbye (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Girl Meets Sweet Sixteen (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- World Meets Girl (2017) ... (creator)
- Girl Meets a Christmas Maya (2016) ... (creator)
- Girl Meets Hollyworld (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)
- My Skipped Pages (2003) ... (creator)
- Our Town (2003) ... (creator)
 2002 Teatr telewizji (TV Series) (author - 1 episode)
- Oszusci (2002) ... (author)
 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) (written by - 1 episode, 1993)
- 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)
  You Wish (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (written by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Gift of the Travi (1998) ... (creator)
- Bride and Prejudice (1998) ... (creator)
- The Bad Influence (1998) ... (creator)
- Welcome to the Dollhouse (1998) ... (creator)
- All in the Family Room (1998) ... (creator)
  Maybe This Time (TV Series) (creator - 18 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)
  The Sinbad Show (TV Series) (developed by - 24 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1993)
- Girls Unda Hoodz (1994) ... (creator)
- Adoption: Part 2 (1994) ... (creator)
- Adoption: Part 1 (1994) ... (creator)
- Family Reunion (1994) ... (creator)
- Can We Talk? (1994) ... (creator)
 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)
- Miracle on 134th Street (1993) ... (creator)
- Local Hero (1993) ... (creator)
 1993 Almost Home (TV Series) (1 episode)
- New Moon (1993)
 1991 The Torkelsons (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Return to Sender (1991) ... (written by)
  Charles in Charge (TV Series) (created by - 125 episodes, 1984 - 1990) (written by - 8 episodes, 1984 - 1987) (teleplay by - 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)
  Singer & Sons (TV Series) (creator - 4 episodes, 1990) (written by - 1 episode, 1990)
- Our's Not to Reason Why Shmy (1990) ... (creator)
- Once Bitten (1990) ... (creator)
- The Boxer Rebellion (1990) ... (creator)
- Two Sons for Singer (1990) ... (creator) / (written by)
  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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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Jake Jacobs | Michael D. Jacobs
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Personal Quote:

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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His real life son, Daniel Jacobs, has appeared in his sitcom, Boy Meets World (1993). See more »

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