Al Jean

Biography: Whether you know his name or not, it's very likely that Al Jean has tickled your funny bone on more than one occasion. Jean was a writer with Mike Reiss on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson and after they grew accustomed to each other they decided to write a spec Golden Girl episode, after a few people got a hold of that they started to write half hour scripts for various shows and after a writing stint on the popular sitcom ALF, and serving as a producer for Showtime's acclaimed series It's Garry Shandling's Show, Al made a move that would change his life through the 1990's and beyond - Al moved to Springfield.

Winner of four Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award for his work on The Simpsons, Al is responsible for such fan favorite episodes as "Lisa's Pony," "The Way We Was," and "Lisa's Sax," among the myriad of other episodes he's written and produced. An executive producer and the current showrunner for The Simpsons, Al also co-created The Critic, and Teen Angel, along
Whether you know his name or not, it's very likely that Al Jean has tickled your funny bone on more than one occasion. Jean was a writer with Mike Reiss on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson and after they grew accustomed to each other they decided to write a spec Golden Girl episode, after a few people got a hold of that they started to write half hour scripts for various shows and after a writing stint on the popular sitcom ALF, and serving as a producer for Showtime's acclaimed series It's Garry Shandling's Show, Al made a move that would change his life through the 1990's and beyond - Al moved to Springfield.

Winner of four Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award for his work on The Simpsons, Al is responsible for such fan favorite episodes as "Lisa's Pony," "The Way We Was," and "Lisa's Sax," among the myriad of other episodes he's written and produced.

An executive producer and the current showrunner for The Simpsons, Al also co-created The Critic, and Teen Angel, along with Mike Reiss and consulted on The PJs in the 1990s.

He was also one of the 11 writers on The Simpsons Movie and created the short flash-animated, short series Jesus And His Brothers for icebox.com.
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Al Jean's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 67
Highest Metascore: 80 The Simpsons Movie
Lowest Metascore: 48 Airplane II: The Sequel
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
74 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon Sep 25, 2015 Himself 7.6
80 The Simpsons Movie Jul 27, 2007 Producer / Screenplay 7.7
48 Airplane II: The Sequel Dec 10, 1982 Writer 6.3