Dan Harmon


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Dan Harmon was born on January 3, 1973 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is best known as the creator, writing, and producer for Community (2009) and Rick and Morty (2013). He also is known for writing and producing earlier works such as Computerman (2003), and Laser Fart (2004). He was previously married to Erin McGathy. See full bio »

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(2013-2022)
Computerman Writer
(2003-2004)
Laser Fart Writer
(2004-2005)
Community Writer
(2009-2015)

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  Strange Planet Project (TV Series) (filming)
 2022 Krapopolis (TV Series) (created by - 1 episode) (announced)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (creator)
  Rick and Morty (TV Series) (created by - 52 episodes, 2013 - 2022) (written by - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2017)
- Bethic Twinstinct (2022) ... (creator)
- Rickmurai Jack (2021) ... (creator)
- Forgetting Sarick Mortshall (2021) ... (creator)
- Gotron Jerrysis Rickvangelion (2021) ... (creator)
 2020 Community Table Read (Video short) (creator)
  Harmontown (TV Series) (152 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (writer - 208 episodes, 2012 - 2016)
- Cliffhanger! (2019)
 2019 Bitch: The Scary Terry Story (Short) (characters)
 2018 Run the Jewels: Oh Mama (Music Video) (characters)
 2017 Whiting Wongs (Podcast Series)
 2017 Rick and Morty Exquisite Corpse (Video short)
 2017 Rick and Morty Strike Again! (Short) (based on characters by)
 2017 Rick and Morty Ruin a Fan Film (Short) (characters)
 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reptilicus (2017) ... (writer)
 2016 Great Minds with Dan Harmon (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Harry S. Truman (2016)
- Ada Lovelace (2016)
- The Buddha (2016)
- Edgar Allan Poe (2016)
 2016 The Worst of Pirated Adult Swim Shows (TV Short) (creator)
  Community (TV Series) (created by - 110 episodes, 2009 - 2015) (written by - 8 episodes, 2009 - 2015)
- Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Wedding Videography (2015) ... (creator)
- Modern Espionage (2015) ... (creator)
- Basic RV Repair and Palmistry (2015) ... (creator)
- Grifting 101 (2015) ... (creator)
  Channy Awards (TV Series) (creator - 9 episodes, 2005 - 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- 2013 Channy Awards (2014) ... (creator)
- 2012 Channy Awards (2012) ... (creator)
- 2011 Channy Awards (2011) ... (creator)
- 2010 Channy Awards (2010) ... (creator)
- 2009 Channy Awards (2009) ... (creator)
 2012 Community: Abed's Master Key (TV Short) (characters)
 2010 Community: Office Hours (TV Mini Series) (characters - 2 episodes)
- Hair Piece (2010) ... (characters)
- Pamphlet Serious (2010) ... (characters)
 2010 Community: Webisodes (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
 2010 Community: The Spanish Video (TV Mini Series short) (characters - 2 episodes)
- Star-Prince Part Two (2010) ... (characters)
- Star-Prince Part One (2010) ... (characters)
  The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes, 2007 - 2010) (head writer - 6 episodes, 2007) (originator - 6 episodes, 2007)
- Wowschwitz (2010) ... (creator)
- A Good Van Is Hard to Find (2010) ... (creator)
- Just Breve (2010) ... (creator)
- Songs in the Key of Yuck (2010) ... (creator)
- A Fairly Attractive Mind (2010) ... (creator)
 2010 Community: Study Break (TV Mini Series short) (characters - 3 episodes)
- Generation Gap (2010) ... (characters)
- Stop using your brain (2010) ... (characters)
- Truth or Dare (2010) ... (characters)
 2009 Community College Chronicles (TV Mini Series short) (characters - 2009)
 2009 The Straight A's of Greendale (TV Mini Series short) (characters - 2010)
 2009 Daryl (TV Series short) (creator - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (creator)
  Water and Power (TV Series short) (creator - 11 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (writer - 11 episodes, 2008 - 2009)
- Episode #1.11 (2009) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.10 (2009) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (2009) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Ryan Leaves for Israel (2009) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2009 The 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2008 Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards (TV Special)
 2008 Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks 2 (Video) (writer - segment "Time Fixers")
 2008 Googas (TV Short) (creator) / (writer)
 2008 The Conversation (Short)
  ChooseYourOwnSelectAVision.TV (TV Series short) (creator - 5 episodes, 2007) (writer - 4 episodes, 2007)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
  Acceptable TV (TV Series) (creator - 20 episodes, 2007) (writer - 20 episodes, 2007)
- Cinco De Mayo (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Price of Dollars (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Ice T. (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
  Exposure (TV Series short) (creator - 3 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (writer - 3 episodes, 2006 - 2007)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2006 Tenacious D: Time Fixers (Music Video) (writer)
 2006 2006 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special)
 2006 Monster House (Video Game) (cutscene scripts)
 2006 The Lynx (TV Short) (creator) / (writer)
 2006 Monster House (screenplay) / (story)
 2005 The Most Extraordinary Space Investigations (TV Series short) (creator - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... (creator)
  Laser Fart (TV Series) (creator - 10 episodes, 2004 - 2005) (writer - 10 episodes, 2004 - 2005)
- Episode #1.10 (2005) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (2005) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.8 (2005) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2005 The 'Bu (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2005) ... (writer)
 2004 Channel 101 (TV Special) (creator) / (writer)
 2004 Call Me Cobra (TV Series short) (creator - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (creator - uncredited)
  Computerman (TV Series short) (creator - 7 episodes, 2003 - 2004) (writer - 6 episodes, 2003 - 2004)
- The Animated Adventures of Computerman (2004) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Computerman Auditions (2003) ... (creator)
- Factor 2000 Pt. 2 (2003) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Factor 2000 (2003) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Chip Off the Old Block (2003) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2004 Time Belt (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Computerman... Kill Dr. Bloom! (2004) ... (writer)
 2003 Two Much! (TV Short) (writer)
 2000 A Shocking Pussy (Short) (writer)
 2000 A Shocking Pussy 2 (Short) (writer)
 2000 Summoner (Video Game) (writer - segment "Summoner Geeks", uncredited)
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Movie) (written by)
 1999 Oblique (TV Short) (writer)
 1996 Space Guy (TV Short) (conceived by) / (writer)
 1996 The Dead Alewives (Video short) (conceived by - as The Dead Alewives) / (writer - as The Dead Alewives)
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Alternate Names:

Channel 101 | The Dead Alewives

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Erin McGathy  (divorced)

Parents:

Harmon, Thomas Dudley | Knox, Elyse

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Devised a storytelling structure for episodic television shows called the "Story Circle" technique wherein characters go through eight phases in the plot. See more »

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