Jay Sommers (I) (1917–1985)

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
Green Acres (1965-1971) | My Friend Irma (1952-1954) | Petticoat Junction (1964-1966)
AKA 
Jay Summers
BORN 
Jan 3, 1917 (died Sep 25, 1985)

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Past Film & Video (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for GordyGordy Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 1995 $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for All Hands on DeckAll Hands on Deck Writer  Less 1961
Past Television (30 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Return to Green AcresReturn to Green Acres (TV Movie) Writer (character)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Hello, LarryHello, Larry (TV Series) Writer (3 episodes, 1979), Writer (teleplay by) (1 episode, 1979), Story Editor (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1979–1980 5
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  • Primary photo for The FostersThe Fosters (TV Series) Writer (original script) (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Good TimesGood Times (TV Series) Script Editor (6 episodes, 1976), Writer (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 6
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  • Primary photo for Hot L BaltimoreHot L Baltimore (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Daddy's GirlDaddy's Girl (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Green AcresGreen Acres (TV Series) Writer (created by) (170 episodes, 1965), Producer (170 episodes, 1965), Writer (138 episodes, 1965), Writer (teleplay) (10 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1971 170
    • The Ex-Secretary (Apr 27, 1971) Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Hawaiian Honeymoon (Mar 16, 1971) Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Lisa the Psychologist (Mar 9, 1971) Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for HowdyHowdy (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for DocDoc (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Pioneer SpiritPioneer Spirit (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Petticoat JunctionPetticoat Junction (TV Series) Executive Producer (62 episodes, 1964), Writer (25 episodes, 1964), Writer (teleplay) (4 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1966 63
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  • Primary photo for GrindlGrindl (TV Series) Writer (7 episodes, 1963), Script Consultant (4 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1964 11
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  • Primary photo for The Beverly HillbilliesThe Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1963), Writer (story) (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 2
  • Primary photo for Dennis the MenaceDennis the Menace (TV Series) Writer (9 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963 9
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  • Primary photo for I'm Dickens, He's FensterI'm Dickens, He's Fenster (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for ErnestineErnestine (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Comedy SpotThe Comedy Spot (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Medicine ManMedicine Man (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Ozzie and HarrietThe Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) Writer (screenplay) (103 episodes, 1957), Writer (television play) (40 episodes, 1953), Writer (4 episodes, 1953), Writer (3 episodes, 1956), Writer (1 episode, 1957), Writer (screen play by) (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1953–1961 152
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  • Primary photo for The Donna Reed ShowThe Donna Reed Show (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Bachelor FatherBachelor Father (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for BlondieBlondie (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Amos 'n Andy ShowThe Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series) Writer (10 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955 10
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  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Writer (4 episodes, 1954), Writer (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 5
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  • Primary photo for My Friend IrmaMy Friend Irma (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 1952), Writer (screenplay) (1 episode, 1954), Writer (written for television by) (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1952–1954 4
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  • Primary photo for The Great GildersleeveThe Great Gildersleeve (TV Series) Writer (1 episode)  Less 1954–  1
  • Primary photo for Our Miss BrooksOur Miss Brooks (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for The Buster Keaton ShowThe Buster Keaton Show (TV Series) Producer (1 episode), Writer (1 episode), Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 2
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for The Peter Lind Hayes ShowThe Peter Lind Hayes Show (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1

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