BREAKING: “Saved by the Bell” Creator and “Andy Griffith Show” Writer Dies

Sam Bobrick, the creator of “Saved by the Bell” and a writer on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has reportedly died at the age of 87.

Bobrick, who was also nominated for an Emmy in 1968 for his writing on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour,” reportedly died late last week after suffering a stroke. He wrote 19 episodes for “The Andy Griffith Show” and also worked on other TV comedies including “The Flintstones,” “Gomer Pyle: USMC,” “Get Smart,” “Hey, Landlord,” “Good Morning, World,” and “Bewitched.”

Bobrick also wrote four comedies that reached Broadway: “Norman, Is That You?,” directed by George Abbott and featuring Maureen Stapleton and Martin Huston; “No Hard Feelings,” directed by Abe Burrows and starring Eddie Albert and Stockard Channing; “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s,” featuring Tony Roberts; and “Wally’s Cafe.”

Source: Sam Bobrick Dead: ‘Saved by the Bell’ Creator Was 87 | Hollywood Reporter

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