|Years active 1976-present|
Siblings Howard Bendetson
Movies Big Bug Man, Mutts
|Role Television writer|
Name Bob Bendetson
Shows The Simpsons, Newhart
|Full Name Robert Bendetson|
Born August 28, 1954 (age 61) (1954-08-28) Bronx, New York, U.S.
Occupation Television writer/producer
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
Similar People Bruce Ferber, Carmen Finestra, David McFadzean, Matt Williams, Peter Shin
Robert "Bob" Bendetson (born August 28, 1954) is an American television writer and producer. He has written for a number of TV series, including ALF, Home Improvement and two episodes for The Simpsons (season 12's "Simpsons Tall Tales" [the "Connie Appleseed" parody] and season 13's "Blame It on Lisa"). He lives with his wife Heidi and his two children Ellie and Jesse Bendetson.
Bendetson served as a supervising producer on Coach, leaving after its fifth season to become co-producer on Home Improvement. He worked on Newhart and wrote the show's famous final episode "The Last Newhart". He wrote and directed the as yet unreleased film Big Bug Man which contains the final performance of Marlon Brando.