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Robert "Bob" Bendetson (born August 28, 1954) is an American television writer and producer. He has written for a number of TV series, including ALF, Home Improvement and two episodes for The Simpsons (season 12's "Simpsons Tall Tales" [the "Connie Appleseed" parody] and season 13's "Blame It on Lisa"). He lives with his wife Heidi and his two children Ellie and Jesse Bendetson.

Bob Bendetson
Robert Bendetson

(1954-08-28) August 28, 1954 (age 65)
OccupationTelevision writer/producer
Years active1976–present

Bendetson served as a supervising producer on Coach, leaving after its fifth season to become co-producer on Home Improvement.[1] He worked on Newhart and wrote the show's final episode "The Last Newhart".[2] He wrote and directed the as yet unreleased film Big Bug Man which contains the final performance of Marlon Brando.[3]



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  1. ^ "ABC Renews 'Coach' Despite Alleged Turmoil". San Francisco Chronicle. 1993-03-27. p. C7.
  2. ^ Phil Rosenthal (1990-05-16). "Flawed Plot Precedes 'Newhart's' Fine Finale". Los Angeles Daily News. p. L19.
  3. ^ "Brando's Last Role: An Old Lady". CBS News. July 14, 2004. Retrieved 2010-02-06.

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