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Al Jean
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Al Jean is a TV comedy writer most known for his work on The Simpsons. He was born in Farmington Hills, Michigan, where he graduated from Harrison High School. His family owns a hardware store across the street from the high school, called Jean's Hardware. He attended Harvard University [1]. He has written for National Lampoon magazine, The Tonight Show, ALF and The PJs. In 1994, along with Mike Reiss, he created the prime time animated show The Critic. Jean is currently executive producer and show runner of The Simpsons. He was show runner for Seasons 3 and 4, along with Mike Reiss. Jean majored in mathematics at Harvard University. Jean has been featured extensively in Simpsons DVD commentaries. See TV (disambiguation) for other uses and Television (band) for the rock band European networks National In much of Europe television broadcasting has historically been state dominated, rather than commercially organised, although commercial stations have grown in number recently. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... Farmington Hills is a city in Oakland County, Michigan, United States. ... A four year high school located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... National Lampoon is a humor magazine that began in 1970 as an offshoot of the Harvard Lampoon. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... ALF ALF is the name of a popular TV sitcom series produced by NBC between 1986 and 1990, inspired by and spoofing the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). ... The PJs was a claymation television series created by Eddie Murphy, Larry Wilmore, and Steve Tompkins. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1994. ... Mike Reiss is an American TV comedy writer. ... Jay Sherman posing. ...


Jean is also the creator of the web series Jesus and His brothers on Icebox.com


Jean is currently executive producer on The Simpsons and has been since 2001. The show's eighteenth season, currently airing, is his sixth season as executive producer. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... This article is about the year 2001. ...


Based on a few comments that Jean made during commentary tracks on The Simpsons Season 3 DVD, some fans believe that he is critical of the Fox cartoon show Family Guy. In the credits of Treehouse of Horror XVI, where names are usually changed or given nicknames to become scary or Halloween-related, Jean's name is written as "Al 'Family Guy' Jean." DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), is a television network in the United States. ... Family Guy is an American animated comedy about a nuclear family in the suburb of Quahog, Rhode Island. ... Treehouse of Horror XVI was the fourth episode of the seventeenth season of The Simpsons, as well as the sixteenth Halloween episode. ...


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Preceded by
Matt Groening, James L. Brooks and Sam Simon
(with Mike Reiss)
The Simpsons showrunner
Seasons 3 and 4

19911993
Succeeded by
David Mirkin
Preceded by
Mike Scully
The Simpsons showrunner
Seasons 13 - Incumbent

2001 – present
Succeeded by
current showrunner

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Al Jean : Hello to all you UK fans - you're some of the most devoted followers we have in the world - the level of interest from you guys is really impressive.
Al Jean : Yes, pi - that's the mathematical term for the ratio of the circumference of the circle to its diameter.
Al Jean : Well, there was an episode where Homer ate a submarine sandwich that was about six feet long that he got from a party and he ate it for several days even when it started to go bad.
Springfield Weekly (822 words)
Jean's outright refusal to acknowledge the show's slipping in quality should present tremendous concern to its fanbase.
Perhaps Jean truly believes the show is still running smoothly or maybe he has yet to come to terms with the fact that not even he can reassemble the fragments left from Scully.
That doesn't happen to us." Unless Jean has been on the moon for the last ten years with his "eyes shut and his fingers in his ears", there is no excuse for such an ill-informed comment.
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