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Merriwether Williams

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Name  Merriwether Williams
Role  Television writer
Books  Spongebob Squarepants

Movies  Adventure Time 'It Came From The Nightosphere', Camp Lazlo: Where's Lazlo?
Awards  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short-format Animation
Shows  SpongeBob SquarePants, Adventure Time, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program
Similar People  Derek Drymon, Larry Leichliter, Kent Osborne, Thurop Van Orman, Pendleton Ward

Merriwether St. John Williams (born March 28, 1968) is an American television writer and former Nickelodeon executive. She is best known for her work on SpongeBob SquarePants, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Camp Lazlo, and Adventure Time.


After leaving the executive ranks at Nickelodeon, she wrote outlines for SpongeBob SquarePants and a couple episodes of The Angry Beavers. In 2003, she developed and became the show-runner and head writer of the short-lived Showtime animated sitcom Free For All. In 2005, she became the head of story for Camp Lazlo at Cartoon Network.

More recently, Williams has written several episodes for Adventure Time, Littlest Pet Shop, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and Pig Goat Banana Cricket. She has also written an episode for Johnny Test and Pound Puppies. She is currently co-producer and writer on Billy Dilley's Super-Duper Subterranean Summer.

She has also co-written the films Good Time Max, The Ape, and Fool's Gold with actor James Franco.


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