Seaman Jacobs
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Seaman Jacobs
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 active1949–1991

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

Year Film Notes
1963 It Happened at the World's Fair Written by
1980 Oh, God! Book II Writer
Year Title Notes
1949-1950 The Ed Wynn Show 7 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
1983 Bob Hope's All-Star Super Bowl Party Television special
1986 All-Star Tribute to General Jimmy Doolittle Television special
1987 NBC Investigates Bob Hope Television special
1991 Bob Hope & Friends: Making New Memories Television special


  1. ^ "Award-Winning Comedy Writer Seaman Jacobs Passes Away at 96". 2008-04-10. Retrieved .
  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 .

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