36th Writers Guild of America Awards

The 36th Writers Guild of America Awards honored the best television, and film writers of 1983. Winners were announced in 1984.[1]

36th WGA Awards
Organized byWriters Guild of America, East and the Writers Guild of America, West

Winners & NomineesEdit



Winners are listed first highlighted in boldface.


  • "Give Me a Ring Sometimes" – Cheers (NBC) – Glen Charles and Les Charles
  • "Boys in the Bar" – Cheers (NBC) – Ken Levine and David Isaacs
    • "The Spy Who Came in for a Cold One" – Cheers (NBC) – David Lloyd
    • "Let Me Count the Ways" – Cheers (NBC) – Heide Perlman
    • "Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen" – M*A*S*H (CBS) – Alan Alda, Burt Metcalf, John Rappaport, Dan Wilcox, Thad Mumford, Elias Davis, David Pollock and Karen Hall
    • "Scenskees from a Marriage: Part 1 & 2" – Taxi (NBC) – Howard Gewirtz and Ian Praiser
    • "Jim's Inheritance" – Taxi (NBC) – Ken Estin
Adapted Drama Anthology
Original/Adapted Comedy Anthology
Original Drama Anthology
Original/Adapted Multi-Part Long Form Series

Special AwardsEdit

Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement
Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson, Melvin Frank, and Norman Panama
Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement
John Gay
Valentine Davies Award
Jerome Lawrence, and Robert E. Lee
Morgan Cox Award
Nate Monaster


  1. ^ "Awards Winners". wga.org. Writers Guild of America. Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2010-06-06.
  2. ^ "Writers Guild of America, USA (1984)". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-07-04.

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