David A. Goodman biography

David A. Goodman

TV Writer


Who is David A. Goodman?

David A. Goodman is an American writer and producer and a graduate of the University of Chicago, where he earned a BA in 1984. He was one of the executive producers of Family Guy, beginning its fourth season, joining the show as a co-executive producer in season three. He was also a writer for several television series, such as The Golden Girls, Futurama and Star Trek: Enterprise. David Goodman also produced Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story. He is also the writer for Fred: The Movie, a 2010 film based on the Fred Figglehorn YouTube series and the sequel Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred.

During the commentary for the Futurama episode "Where No Fan Has Gone Before", he mentioned he is a huge Star Trek fan, with an encyclopedic knowledge of the original series. It is also noted that every episode number and name mentioned is 100% correct in the episode. He also states in the commentary that his work for Futurama involving the Star Trek episode was partly what got him a job after Futurama writing for Star Trek: Enterprise.


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  • United States of America
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on July 23, 2013

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