Michael Price (writer)

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Michael Price is an American writer and producer, best known for his Emmy and Writers Guild award-winning work on The Simpsons. Price is a writer and co-executive producer of the ABC series Teacher's Pet. He served as a script consultant on The Simpsons Movie and wrote the acclaimed Lego Star Wars special, Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace. He works at Lucasfilm writing and producing Lego Star Wars Franchise.

Other television shows he has written for include What About Joan?, The PJs, Teen Angel, Homeboys in Outer Space, The Newz and One Minute to Air.

Price co-wrote and co-produced the Bill Burr series F Is for Family in 2015 on Netflix. The show is an Animated sitcom, and draws from Burr's standup, and the absurdness of political correctness.[1]

He grew up in South Plainfield, New Jersey, and attended Montclair State University, where he earned a B.A. degree in Theatre Arts, and Tulane University, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in directing for the theatre.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Credit Notes
1994 The Newz Writer
1994–95 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Writer 5 episodes
1995 Santo Bugito Writer 2 episodes
1996–97 Homeboys in Outer Space Writer 2 episodes
1996–present The Simpsons Writer, co-executive producer 266 episodes
1997 Teen Angel Writer 3 episodes
1998–99 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Writer 6 episodes
2000 The PJs Writer, supervising producer 2 episodes
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Writer Episode: "Mira's Wedding"
2000 Teacher's Pet Writer, co-executive producer 13 episodes
2007 The Simpsons Movie Consultant writer
2010 Presidential Reunion Co-writer Video
2011 Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace Writer TV special
2012 The Men's Room Writer TV film
2012 Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out Writer TV special
2013–14 Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles Writer, executive producer 7 episodes
2014 Achmed Saves America Writer Video
2015 Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales Writer, executive producer 3 episodes
2015 F Is for Family Co-creator, writer, executive producer 6 episodes

The Simpsons episodes[edit]

Price has written the following episodes:
Year Title Notes
2003 "My Mother the Carjacker" Nominated for WGA Award in Animation.[2]
2003 "'Tis the Fifteenth Season"
2005 "Mommie Beerest" Won WGA Award in Animation.[3]
2006 "My Fair Laddy"
2007 "Yokel Chords" Won Annie Award for "Best Music in an Animated Television Production"[4]
2007 "The Boys of Bummer"
2007 "Funeral for a Fiend"
2008 "E Pluribus Wiggum"
2009 "How the Test Was Won"
2010 "American History X-cellent"
2010 "The Fool Monty"
2012 "At Long Last Leave" The 500th episode of the show
2012 "Them, Robot"
2012 "Penny-Wiseguys"
2013 "Dangers on a Train"
2014 "You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee"
2015 "Walking Big & Tall"
2015 "Mathlete's Feat"
2016 "Much Apu About Something"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "F is for Family: Original, Animated Series From Bill Burr Coming Exclusively to Netflix". PR Newswire. October 23, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ Cadorette, Guylaine. "WGA Announces Screenplay Noms". Hollywood.com. Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Awards Winners". Writers Guild of America. Archived from the original on 2012-05-25. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Legacy: 35th Annual Annie Award Nominees and Winners (2008)". Annie Awards. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 

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