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Jay Tarses

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) | The Great Muppet Caper (1981) | The Bob Newhart Show (1972-1977)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 12 nominations More »
AKA 
Patchett and Tarses
BORN 
Jul 3, 1939 (age 78)

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Past Film & Video (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (28 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Sin City SaintsSin City Saints (TV Series) Special Thanks (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for Franklin & BashFranklin & Bash (TV Series) Judge Christopher Regan (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Control (Jul 24, 2013) Judge Christopher Regan  Less
  • Primary photo for My BoysMy Boys (TV Series) Jack Briscoe / Jack Brisco (6 episodes, 2006–2010)  Less 2006–2010 6
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  • Primary photo for Touch 'Em All McCallTouch 'Em All McCall (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Veronica's VideoVeronica's Video (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Public MoralsPublic Morals (TV Series) Writer (creator) (13 episodes, 1996), Executive Producer (13 episodes, 1996), Writer (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 13
    • The Tuna Cover Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • The Camel Cover Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • The Goldenrod Cover Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Black Tie AffairBlack Tie Affair (TV Series) Writer (creator) (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • One (May 29, 1993) Writer (creator)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Days and Nights of Molly DoddThe Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (TV Series) Writer (creator) (65 episodes, 1987–1991), Director (23 episodes, 1987–1991), Producer (18 episodes, 1987–1989), Nick Donatello / Gary (10 episodes, 1987–1991), Writer (9 episodes, 1987–1991), Executive Producer (4 episodes, 1990–1991)  Less 1987–1991 65
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  • Primary photo for The Slap Maxwell StoryThe Slap Maxwell Story (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Comedy FactoryComedy Factory (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1986), Writer (1 episode, 1986), Executive Producer (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • The Faculty (Jun 20, 1986) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for St. ElsewhereSt. Elsewhere (TV Series) Chuck Brechman (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Duck FactoryThe Duck Factory (TV Series) Marty Fenneman (13 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 13
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  • Primary photo for Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill (TV Series) Executive Producer (26 episodes, 1983–1984), Writer (8 episodes, 1983–1984)  Less 1983–1984 26
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  • Primary photo for SitcomSitcom (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Family TiesFamily Ties (TV Series) Ron Davis (2 episodes, 1982–1983)  Less 1982–1983 2
  • Primary photo for Open All NightOpen All Night (TV Series) Officer Steve (13 episodes, 1981–1982), Composer (theme music) (1 episode, 1981), Writer (creator) (1 episode, 1981), Producer (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981–1982 13
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  • Primary photo for Lou GrantLou Grant (TV Series) Peters (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
    • Pack (Oct 27, 1980) Peters  Less
  • Primary photo for MaryMary (TV Series) Writer , Producer  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett ShowThe Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) Writer (24 episodes, 1972–1973), Writer (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1972–1978 25
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  • Primary photo for The Tony Randall ShowThe Tony Randall Show (TV Series) Writer (created by) (44 episodes, 1976–1978), Producer (22 episodes, 1976–1977), Writer (9 episodes, 1976–1978)  Less 1976–1978 44
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  • Primary photo for We've Got Each OtherWe've Got Each Other (TV Series) Writer (created by) (13 episodes, 1977–1978), Writer (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977–1978 13
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  • Primary photo for The Chopped Liver BrothersThe Chopped Liver Brothers (TV Movie) Jay Luckman, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Bob Newhart ShowThe Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) Producer (38 episodes, 1974–1975), Executive Producer (34 episodes, 1975–1977), Story Consultant (24 episodes, 1973–1974), Writer (19 episodes, 1972–1976), Waiter (2 episodes, 1973–1976), Writer (teleplay by) (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1972–1977 98
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  • Primary photo for RhodaRhoda (TV Series) Business Man (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
    • Joe (Sep 9, 1974) Business Man  Less
  • Primary photo for The Sandy Duncan ShowThe Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series) Writer  Less 1972– 
  • Primary photo for Portable Electric Medicine ShowPortable Electric Medicine Show (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Goin' Back to IndianaGoin' Back to Indiana (TV Special) Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Diana!Diana! (TV Special) Writer  Less 1971
Self (10 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Free Advice from an Old GuyFree Advice from an Old Guy (Short) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Quiet on the Set: Behind the Scenes of Molly DoddQuiet on the Set: Behind the Scenes of Molly Dodd (TV Movie) Nick Donatello / Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'The Muppets Take Manhattan'The Making of 'The Muppets Take Manhattan' (TV Movie) Himself - Writer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Make Your Own Kind of Music!Make Your Own Kind of Music! (TV Series) Himself  Less 1971– 
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1969–1970)  Less 1969–1970
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  • Primary photo for The Glen Campbell Goodtime HourThe Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
    • Episode #7.12 (Jan 3, 1970) Himself (as Patchett and Tarses)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Away We GoAway We Go (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967

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