Thad Mumford

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Thad Mumford
Occupation Television producer and writer
Years active 1971-2001

Thad Mumford is an American television producer and writer. He has written and produced for a number of television series spanning different genres, including The Cosby Show, A Different World, M*A*S*H, Maude, Good Times, Home Improvement, Roots: The Next Generations, and Judging Amy, among other series.

In 1973, Mumford won a Primetime Emmy Award for his writing in The Electric Company.[1] In 1978, a Sesame Street character was named after him named Dr. Thad in the recurring skit, "Dr. Thad and the Medications", Mumford also performed the voice for the character.

As a youngster, Mumford also gained some renown working as a batboy for the New York Yankees.[2]


  1. ^ Awards for Thad Mumford at Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ "Ex-Yankee batboy to do baseball series". Associated Press. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 

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