Jeffrey Klarik

Jeffrey Klarik is an American writer and producer. With his partner David Crane[1][2][3] (co-creator of Friends), Klarik co-created the award-winning BBC/Showtime comedy Episodes featuring Friends star Matt LeBlanc and Green Wing's Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig, the fifth and final series of which aired in 2017.

Jeffrey Klarik
OccupationDirector, writer, producer
Known forMad About You (television series)
Episodes (television series)
Partner(s)David Crane

Klarik and Crane also created the 2006 People's Choice winning ensemble sitcom The Class.[4] He was a co-producer of the NBC television sitcom Mad About You. In 2002 he created the UPN series Half & Half which ran for four seasons and received several NAACP Awards.


  • Episodes 2011–17 (creator, writer, executive producer) [5]
  • The Class 2006–07 (creator, writer, executive producer) [6]
  • Half & Half 2002–06 (creator, consulting producer) [7]
  • Carly (pilot), 2001 (creator, executive producer)
  • Kiss the Bride (pilot) (creator, executive producer)
  • By Anne Nivel (pilot) (creator, executive producer)
  • B.S (pilot), 2002 (creator, executive producer)
  • Fourplay (pilot) (creator, executive producer)
  • Ink 1996–97 (producer, writer)
  • The Naked Truth (TV series) 1995–98 (producer, writer)
  • Mad About You 1992–99 (writer, co-producer)
  • Dream On (TV series) 1990–96 (writer)


  1. ^ Vaillancourt, Daniel. "Behind the Camera – David Crane". The Advocate. pp. 39–40. Retrieved November 13, 2016 – via Google Books. As someone who is gay, I certainly feel[...]
  2. ^ Littlefield, Warren; Pearson, T.R. "Six of One". Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV. New York City: Anchor Books. p. 162. Retrieved November 13, 2016.
  3. ^ Taylor, Candace (October 13, 2016). "'Friends' Co-Creator David Crane Lists L.A. Penthouse for $29.9 Million". The Wall Street Journal.(subscription required)
  4. ^ Werts, Diane (September 18, 2006), "'The Class' gets an A for effort", Newsday, archived from the original on November 26, 2006, retrieved October 18, 2007
  5. ^ Turchiano, Danielle; Turchiano, Danielle (August 18, 2017). "'Episodes' Bosses on Getting the Gang Back Together for the Final Season". Variety. Retrieved June 29, 2020.
  6. ^ Critic, Hal Boedeker, Sentinel Television. "It's elementary: Comedy goes to head of 'The Class'". Retrieved June 29, 2020.
  7. ^ Gervich, Chad. Small screen, big picture : a writer's guide to the TV business (First ed.). New York, New York. ISBN 978-0-307-39531-3. OCLC 191090486.

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