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Peg + Cat

Animated PBS math show created with artist Jennifer Oxley, produced by 100 Chickens Productions, with financial partner the Fred Rogers Company and animation partner 9 Story Entertainment, broadcast internationally.

Wrote stories for most episodes, scripts for many.

Served as co-executive producer.

In first season won 3 Emmy Awards, chosen for Annecy international film festival, won Parents’ Choice Gold Award, selected as Prix Jeunesse finalist, featured in Parade.

Won Emmy Awards for writing in 2015 and 2016.

FRC shows won Peabody Award.

Bill Bradley interview.

Peg + Cat books published by Candlewick.

Peg + Cat book published by Random House.

Peg + Cat book readings: Race Car Problem, Chicken Problem, Pizza Problem, Eid al Adha Adventure.

Peg + Cat transmedia suite.

Peg + Cat Shop.


Peg and Cat’s Really Big Album and Peg + Cat: Classics available on iTunes.

Peg + Cat

The Wonder Pets

Animated musical show for young viewers created by Little Airplane Productions, airing on Nickelodeon.

Head writer, season one and part of season three.

Episodes written: Save the Elephant, Save the Duckling, Save the Swan, Save the Yak, the Pig, and the Dancing Bear, Save the Sheep Who Cried Wolf, Save the Flamingo, Save the Wonder Pets (double episode), Three Wonder Pets and a Baby, Ollie to the Rescue, Save the Fiddler Crab on the Roof, Save the Nutcracker (double episode/Christmas special), Save the Cool Cat and the Hip Hippo, Job Well Done, Save the Mermaid, Teach the Old Dog New Tricks, Save the Houseguest, Save the Moose in the Caboose, and Help the Easter Bunny.

Awarded a 2010 Emmy, with composers Larry Hochman and Jerry Bock, for Outstanding Original Children’s Song: “A Fiddler Crab am I”.

The Wonder Pets

Postcards from Buster

Spinoff of Arthur that mixes animation and live action, created by WGBH and aired on PBS.

Episodes written: Oregon - The Giant Pumpkins, Iqaluit - Spring Break, Utah - We Are Family, South Carolina - Star Search. Contributed to: San Antonio - Buster & Beatrice, Wyoming - Hoops and Dreams, Hartford - Step by Step.

Giant Pumpkins featured, along with the infamous Sugar Time episode, on Outdoor Journeys DVD.

Nominated for 2004-2005 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series.

Emmy nomination interview

Postcards from Buster

Courage the Cowardly Dog

Cartoon created by Stretch Films and aired on Cartoon Network.

Episodes written: Stormy Weather, The Ride of the Valkyries (homage to Wagner), So In Louvres (Mona Lisa’s fling with the Thinker), The Nutcracker (giant rats dance to Tchaikovsky), The Snowman’s Revenge (featuring the hit You Freeze Up My Life), Swindlin’ Wind, Perfect, Hunter Hunted, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dog.

Nutcracker episode featured on Cartoon Network Christmas – Yuletide Follies DVD.

Courage the Cowardly Dog

Beavis and Butt-head

MTV cartoon.

Episodes written: They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Huh Huh (psychiatrist’s office), Butt Is It Art (art museum), Pregnant Pause (Beavis mistakes his constipation for pregnancy), Animation Sucks (B&B make a cartoon more primitive than the one they’re in). Episodes written but never aired: Streak Now, Milk Milk Lemonade, The Bet.

Pregnant Pause named best B&B episode ever by Retro, featured on Chicks N’ Stuff DVD/home video.

Animation Sucks named one of top 5 B&B episodes by OC Weekly, featured on Feel Our Pain DVD/home video.

Interviewed about writing for the show in Makin’ Toons by Allan Neuwirth.

Beavis and Butt-head


Animated adventure aired on Disney Junior.

Episodes written: Whale Shark, Enemy Anemones, Pufferfish, and Cookiecutter Sharks.


The Upside Down Show

Live-action children’s show starring Australian physical comedy team the Umbilical Brothers, created by Sesame Workshop, aired on Nick Jr..

Episodes written: Art Museum, Marching Band, and Ice Cream Truck.

The Upside Down Show

Bert and Ernie’s Great Adventures

Claymation series featuring Bert & Ernie, produced by Sesame Workshop in collaboration with Germany’s NDR, the UK’s Channel Five, and Italy’s Misseri Studio, broadcast worldwide.

Episodes written: Pirates, Cavemen, Scuba Divers, and Bakers.

Featured on Sesame Street.

Bert and Ernie's Great Adventure

Johnny and the Sprites

Live-action musical show with puppets aired on Disney Channel.

Episodes written: Root’s Dadoots, Spritesgiving, Root of Passage.

Johnny and the Sprites

The Backyardigans

Animated musical show for young viewers aired on Nickelodeon.

Episodes written: Journey to the Center of the Earth, Fairytale Paperboy.

The Backyardigans

Out of the Box

Live action Disney Channel show.

Episodes written: Thinkin’ Lincoln, Wonderful Words, It’s Mother’s Day.

Out of the Box

Sesame English

A Sesame Workshop show broadcast overseas that uses puppets and human characters to teach English.

Sesame English

Bert & Ernie’s Word Play

Sesame Street home video about reading, written with Annie Evans, produced by Sesame Workshop, available on Amazon.

Bert and Ernie's Word Play

Codename: Kids Next Door

Cartoon created by Curious Pictures aired on Cartoon Network.

Episode written: Operation: C.A.K.E.D.-T.H.R.E.E. (a thousand baby chicks fall in love with Numbah One). Contributed story for: Operation: B.U.T.T. (Numbah One is blackmailed by means of revealing beach photo).

Codename: Kids Next Door

Reading Rainbow

Children’s show created by Lancit Media, broadcast on PBS.

Episode written: On the Day You were Born.

Nominated for a 1997-1998 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series.

Reading Rainbow

Short Attention Span Theater

Head writer for Comedy Central show hosted by Marc Maron. Wrote scripts for 30 episodes, including an episode for guest host Leslie Nielson.

Short Attention Span Theater

Carmen Sandiego

Scripts for geography game show Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego and its sequel, history game show Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego, produced by WGBH/WQED and aired on PBS.

Where in the World is Carmen San Diego

National Geographic TV

Home video Wonders Down Under written with John Ten Eyck, narrated by Dudley Moore. Scripts for National Geographic Explorer Journal aired on TBS.

Wonders Down Under

Year by Year for Kids

Host narration for History Channel children’s show Year by Year for Kids.

Year by Year for Kids - History Channel