Rachel Axler

Biography: Rachel Axler received her MFA from the University of California-San Diego in playwriting in 1999 and went right to work after that. Her plays include works like Kitchen Sink, CouchWorks and Museum Piece. She landed what she referred to as her "dream job" as a writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart by attending a which was being taught by one of the show's writers. While she was noticed by the staff, she didn't get the job right away since they were not hiring new writers at the time. She did manage to get a writing job for the Late Night with Conan O'Brien show and remained there until an opening appeared on The Daily Show.

Rachel left The Daily Show in 2007 to become a writer for the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation with Amy Poehler. She had also written for the 80th Annual Academy Awards.

Rachel Axler's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 58
Highest Metascore: 71 Parks and Recreation: Season 2
Lowest Metascore: 38 Mulaney: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
5 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Childrens' Hospital: Season 6 Mar 21, 2015 Writer tbd
38 Mulaney: Season 1 Oct 5, 2014 Writer 3.9
tbd How I Met Your Mother: Season 9 Sep 23, 2013 Writer / Producer 5.8
57 The Goodwin Games: Season 1 May 20, 2013 Writer / Producer 7.4
tbd Parks and Recreation: Season 4 Sep 22, 2011 Writer 8.7
71 Parks and Recreation: Season 2 Sep 17, 2009 Writer 8.8
58 Parks and Recreation: Season 1 Apr 9, 2009 Writer 7.7
tbd Childrens' Hospital: Season 1 Dec 8, 2008 Writer 7.5
tbd The Daily Show: Season 13 Jan 7, 2008 Writer tbd
tbd The Daily Show: Season 11 Jan 4, 2006 Writer tbd
69 How I Met Your Mother: Season 1 Sep 19, 2005 Writer / Producer 8.5
tbd The Daily Show: Season 10 Jan 4, 2005 Writer tbd