Seaman Jacobs

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Seaman Jacobs
Seaman Block Jacobs

(1912-02-25)February 25, 1912
DiedApril 8, 2008(2008-04-08) (aged 96)
Other namesSeamen Jacobs
OccupationTelevision screenwriter
Years active19491991

Seaman Block Jacobs (February 25, 1912 April 8, 2008) was an American screenwriter. He wrote episodes for several TV shows, such as The Addams Family , The Lucy Show , I Dream of Jeannie , F-Troop , The Andy Griffith Show , Here's Lucy and Diff'rent Strokes . He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1978 for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special for The George Burns One-Man Show in 1977. [1]


He co-wrote for I Love Lucy and The Love Boat with Freddie Fox (screenwriter). [2]

On April 8, 2008, Jacobs died of cardiac arrest at the age of 96. [3]

Selected filmography

1963 It Happened at the World's Fair Written by
1980 Oh, God! Book II Writer
1949–1950The Ed Wynn Show7 episodes
1957–1959 How to Marry a Millionaire 7 episodes
1959–1962 Bachelor Father 28 episodes
1960 The Dennis O'Keefe Show 1 episode
1963–1964 Petticoat Junction 6 episodes
1965–1966 F Troop 8 episodes
1967–1968 The Mothers-in-Law 5 episodes
1967–1970 Family Affair 4 episodes
1968–1970 The Red Skelton Show 41 episodes
1971 The Jimmy Stewart Show Unknown episodes
1972 Temperatures Rising 2 episodes
1973 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home 1 episode
1973-1975 Sigmund and the Sea Monsters 1 episode
1975–1976 Maude 2 episodes
1976 The Dumplings 1 episode
1976–1977 Wonderbug 3 episodes
1976–1981 The Jeffersons 5 episodes
1983Bob Hope's All-Star Super Bowl PartyTelevision special
1986All-Star Tribute to General Jimmy DoolittleTelevision special
1987NBC Investigates Bob HopeTelevision special
1991Bob Hope & Friends: Making New MemoriesTelevision special

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  1. "Award-Winning Comedy Writer Seaman Jacobs Passes Away at 96". 2008-04-10. Retrieved 2009-11-15.
  2. Robert L. Mott -,Radio Live! Television Live!: Those Golden Days When Horses Were 2004 p162 "Jacobs and his partner, Freddie Fox, wrote for I Love Lucy, Love Boat, and God knows how many more. Jacobs also created the wacky F Troop. Freddie Fox wrote for the Judy Canova Show and for Bob Hope. Fred was probably one of the few .."
  3. "Seaman Jacobs, writer, dies at 96". 2008-04-08. Retrieved 2009-11-15.