Franks at Comic Con, San Diego, July 18, 2013
|Residence||Orange County, California|
|Alma mater||University of California, Irvine (B.A.)
Loyola Marymount University (M.A.)
|Height||6 ft 7 in (201 cm)|
Steve Franks is an American screenwriter and musician based in Orange County, California. He devised the story for the 1999 comedy Big Daddy and wrote the screenplay with Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler.
Franks also created the USA Network original series Psych, and created the band The Friendly Indians, which recorded the show's theme song. He wrote several episodes of the series, and also directed many of these):
- The extended "Pilot"
- "Spellingg Bee"
- "Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Piece"
- "Woman Seeking Dead Husband — Smokers Okay, No Pets"
- "From the Earth to the Starbucks"
- "Scary Sherry: Bianca's Toast" (with James Roday)
- "American Duos" (with Roday)
- "65 Million Years Off"
- "Black and Tan: A Crime of Fashion" (with Roday)
- "Shawn (and Gus) of the Dead" (Franks also directed)
- "Six Feet Under the Sea" (Franks also directed)
- "Tuesday the 17th" (with Roday)
- "Extradition: British Columbia" (Franks also directed)
- "Bollywood Homicide" (with Anupam Nigam)
- "A Very Juliet Episode" (with Tim Meltreger; Franks also directed)
- "Think Tank" (with Andy Berman)
- "The Head, the Tail, the Whole Damn Episode" (with Meltreger)
- "Romeo and Juliet and Juliet" (Franks also directed)
- "Extradition II: The Actual Extradition Part" (Franks also directed)
- "In Plain Fright" (with Meltreger)
- "Shawn Rescues Darth Vader" (Franks also directed)
- "Indiana Shawn and the Temple of the Kinda Crappy, Rusty Old Dagger" (Franks also directed)
- "Santabarbaratown 2" (with Bill Callahan)
- "Psych: The Musical" (Franks also directed)
- "Lock, Stock, Some Smoking Barrels and Burton Guster's Goblet of Fire" (with Kell Cahoon; Franks also directed)
- "The Break-Up" (Franks also directed)
Franks also served as Executive Producer and Showrunner on the CBS series Rush Hour, which was cancelled in May, 2016.
Currently, he's working on Psych: The Movie, a 2-hour TV movie set to air on USA Network in December 2017, which he co-wrote with James Roday and is director of.
- "STEVE FRANKS, CREATOR/WRITER/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER". Psych. USA Network. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
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