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Eric Kaplan of Flatbush, New York is an American producer and writer for television shows such as Futurama, The Simpsons, Malcolm in the Middle, The Big Bang Theory, Rick & Morty, and Zombie College. He wrote two direct-to-video Futurama films in 2008: The Beast with a Billion Backs and Bender's Game. See full bio »

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(2008-2019)
Futurama Producer
(1999-2003)
(2003-2006)
Young Sheldon Producer
(2018-2022)

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  Young Sheldon (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 81 episodes, 2018 - 2022) (supervising producer - 10 episodes, 2018) (consulting producer - 2 episodes, 2018)
- Uncle Sheldon and a Hormonal Firecracker (2022) ... (co-executive producer)
- A God-Fearin' Baptist and a Hot Trophy Husband (2022) ... (co-executive producer)
- Babies, Lies and a Resplendent Cannoli (2022) ... (co-executive producer)
- A Solo Peanut, a Social Butterfly and the Truth (2022) ... (co-executive producer)
- A Suitcase Full of Cash and a Yellow Clown Car (2022) ... (co-executive producer)
  The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 179 episodes, 2008 - 2016) (executive producer - 83 episodes, 2016 - 2019)
- The Stockholm Syndrome (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Change Constant (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Maternal Conclusion (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Plagiarism Schism (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Decision Reverberation (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2012-2014 Hey It's Fluffy! (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Fluffy's Shorts (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Mystery Meat (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Gay Dog (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Indecent Proposal (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Fluffy and the Demon (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2014 The Love Me Cat Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 56 episodes)
- Fry Thief with Martin and Olivia Olson (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Mad Libs with Lenny Jacobson (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Blank Slate with Lenny Jacobson (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Get Physical! With Angie Greenup (2014) ... (executive producer)
- HOT Science with Angie Greenup (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013 King Star King (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2011 The Problem Solverz (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2011 Mongo Wrestling Alliance (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2009 Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (Video) (consulting producer)
 2007-2009 The Drinky Crow Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Peace (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Aspire (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Bar (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Elephant Man (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Tunnel Girls (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2008 Futurama: Bender's Game (Video) (co-executive producer)
 2008 Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs (Video) (co-executive producer)
 2007 Out of Jimmy's Head (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Ambush (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Skate Night (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Detention (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Bully (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Sick Day (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Futurama: Bender's Big Score (Video) (supervising producer)
  Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 53 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (supervising producer - 13 episodes, 2003 - 2004)
- Graduation (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- Morp (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- Cattle Court (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- Stevie in the Hospital (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- Bomb Shelter (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
  Futurama (TV Series) (producer - 22 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (co-producer - 19 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (supervising producer - 18 episodes, 2002 - 2003)
- The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings (2003) ... (supervising producer)
- Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV (2003) ... (supervising producer)
- Obsoletely Fabulous (2003) ... (supervising producer)
- Bend Her (2003) ... (supervising producer)
- Spanish Fry (2003) ... (supervising producer)
 2002-2003 Andy Richter Controls the Universe (TV Series) (supervising producer - 9 episodes)
- Saturday Early Evening Fever (2003) ... (supervising producer)
- Charity Begins in Cellblock D (2003) ... (supervising producer)
- Final Fantasy (2003) ... (supervising producer)
- The Maid Man (2003) ... (supervising producer)
- Crazy in Rio (2003) ... (supervising producer)
 2000-2001 Zombie College (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- A Snack for All and None (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Scott as Educator (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Birth of Tragedy (2000) ... (executive producer)
- A-Whop-Zomb-A-Loo-Bop (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Acceptance (2000) ... (executive producer)
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Personal Quote:

Once we went to the control station for the Mars rover. That was the source of a number of stories for Howard.

[re The Big Bang Theory (2007) story ideas] We talked with a NASA astronaut, Mike Massimino. He told us about his Italian relatives who were unimpressed that he'd gone into space. There was one relative who was, "We usually make the new guy clean the garbage truck. You shouldn't have to ... See more »

Trivia:

When he submitted a sample sitcom script to the producer/creators of The Big Bang Theory (2007) it included two stories: one was about game theory and the other was about masturbation. It helped win him a writing job. See more »

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