Jeff Martin (writer)
Jeff Martin in 1994.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Occupation||Television producer and writer|
|Spouse(s)||Suzanne Martin (1986–present) (2 children)|
Jeff Martin is an American television producer and writer. He was a writer for The Simpsons during the first five seasons and returned 20 years later to write an episode for season 27. He attended Harvard University, where he wrote for The Harvard Lampoon, as have many other Simpsons writers. He left along with most of the original staff in 1993, and has since written for several TV shows, including Listen Up!, Baby Blues and Homeboys in Outer Space. He also wrote for Late Night with David Letterman during the 1980s, and occasionally appeared on the show as Flunkie the late-night viewer mail clown, a depressed clown who smoked cigarettes and sometimes talked about his infected tattoos. Martin won four Emmys during his time at Late Night.
The Simpsons episodes
He is credited with writing the following episodes:
- "Dead Putting Society"
- "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?"
- "Three Men and a Comic Book"
- "Treehouse of Horror II"
- "I Married Marge"
- "The Otto Show"
- "A Streetcar Named Marge"
- "Lisa the Beauty Queen"
- "Lisa's First Word"
- "Homer's Barbershop Quartet"
- "How Lisa Got Her Marge Back"
Listen Up! episodes