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J. Stewart Burns

Joseph Stewart Burns is a television writer and producer most notable for his work on Unhappily Ever After, The Simpsons and Futurama.

Noted in the DVD commentaries of "The Deep South" and "Roswell That Ends Well", Stewart has an M.A. in Mathematics from UC Berkeley, where he studied under John Rhodes. He also attended Harvard University, where he wrote for the Harvard Lampoon. Aside from writing on the original series, Burns also wrote the script for the Futurama video game and one of the Spyro games.

Writing credits

Futurama episodes

The Simpsons episodes

Unhappily Ever After episodes

  • "Meter Maid"
  • "Getting More Than Some"
  • "College!"
  • "Experimenting in College"
  • "Making the Grade"
  • "Teacher's Pet"
  • "Excorsising Jennie"
  • "Shampoo"
  • "Rock 'n' Roll"
  • "Lightning Boy"
  • "The Tell-Tale Lipstick"
  • "Jack The Ripper"
  • "The Great Depression"
  • "The Rat"


Referenced in 1993 Newsweek article: "You could read the entire story of American decline in that one career move." - []

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