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Jeff Martin (writer)

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Years active  1990–present
Education  Harvard University
Spouse  Suzanne Martin (m. 1986)
Role  Television producer
Name  Jeff Martin

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Occupation  Television producer and writer
Awards  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Shows  The Simpsons, Late Night with David Letterman
Similar People  Suzanne Martin, Kevin Curran, David Letterman, Gerard Mulligan, Sandy Frank

Jeff Martin is an American television producer and writer. He originally wrote for The Simpsons during the second, third, and fourth seasons, and eventually returned over 20 years later to write again for seasons 27 and 28. He attended Harvard University, where he wrote for The Harvard Lampoon, as have many other Simpsons writers. He left along with most of the original staff in 1993, and has since written for several TV shows, including Listen Up!, Baby Blues and Homeboys in Outer Space. He also wrote for Late Night with David Letterman during the 1980s, and occasionally appeared on the show as Flunkie the late-night viewer mail clown, a depressed clown who smoked cigarettes and sometimes talked about his infected tattoos. Martin won four Emmys during his time at Late Night.


He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, fellow television producer and writer Suzanne Martin and his youngest daughter. His eldest daughter graduated from NYU in 2010.

The Simpsons episodes

He is credited with writing the following episodes:

  • "Dead Putting Society" (1990)
  • "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?" (1991)
  • "Three Men and a Comic Book" (1991)
  • "Treehouse of Horror II" (co-writer) (1991)
  • "I Married Marge" (1991)
  • "The Otto Show" (1992)
  • "A Streetcar Named Marge" (1992)
  • "Lisa the Beauty Queen" (1992)
  • "Lisa's First Word" (1992)
  • "Homer's Barbershop Quartet" (1993)
  • "How Lisa Got Her Marge Back" (2016)
  • "Moho House" (2017)
  • Listen Up! episodes

  • "Pilot"
  • References

    Jeff Martin (writer) Wikipedia