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John Flansburgh

John Flansburgh was born on May 6, 1960 in Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA as John Conant Flansburgh. He has been married to Robin Goldwasser since 1996. See full bio »

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 2018 Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zach Galifianakis/Jamie Anderson/They Might Be Giants (2018) ... (writer: "I Left My Body")
 2017 The Walking Dead (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hostiles and Calamities (2017) ... (writer: "Everything Right Is Wrong Again" - uncredited)
 2015 Car Share (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (writer: "Birdhouse in Your Soul")
 2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (writer: "Show Open" from tt0115147)
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Them, Robot (2012) ... (writer: "Robot Parade")
 2011 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Small World Holiday: Part One (2011) ... (writer: "Ana Ng")
 2011 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (performer: "What's Up Blood?")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.181 (2011) ... (writer: "Boss of Me" - uncredited)
 2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 October 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Meet the Elements" - uncredited)
 2008 Yes Man (writer: "Ana Ng")
 2006 Wordplay (Documentary) (writer: "Can You Find It?")
 2005 AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (writer: "Boss of Me")
 2004 Higglytown Heroes (TV Series) (writer: "Here In Higglytown")
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "Bangs" - as John C. Flansburgh)
 2003 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (writer: "Clap Your Hands")
 2002 Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (Documentary) (writer: "Ana Ng", "Birdhouse in Your Soul", "Boss of Me", "Cyclops Rock", "Doctor Worm", "Don't Let's Start", "Hope That I Get Old Before I Die", "The End of the Tour", "James K. Polk", "Lie Still, Little Bottle", "Man, It's So Loud In Here", "Meet James Ensor", "Older", "Particle Man", "Purple Toupee", "Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head", "Rabid Child", "She's An Angel", "They Might Be Giants", "They'll Need A Crane", "Subliminal", "I Can't Hide From My Mind", "I Should Be Allowed To Think", "Hide Away Folk Family", "Cowtown")
 2000 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2000) ... (writer: "Pencil Rain")
 1999 The Rage: Carrie 2 (writer: "Backstabbing Liar")
 1998 Godzilla Versus Disco Lando (Short) (writer: "Ana Ng")
 1995 Kicking and Screaming (writer: "Don't Let's Start")
 1995 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (writer: "SenSurround")
 1993 Ed and His Dead Mother (writer: "Everything Right is Wrong Again")
 1989/IV They Might Be Giants: Birdhouse in Your Soul (Video short) (performer: "Birdhouse in Your Soul") / (writer: "Birdhouse in Your Soul")
 1989/III They Might Be Giants: Birdhouse in Your Soul (Video short) (performer: "Birdhouse in Your Soul") / (writer: "Birdhouse in Your Soul")
 1989/II They Might Be Giants: Birdhouse in Your Soul (Video short) (performer: "Birdhouse in Your Soul") / (writer: "Birdhouse in Your Soul")
 1989/I They Might Be Giants: Birdhouse in Your Soul (Video short) (performer: "Birdhouse in Your Soul") / (writer: "Birdhouse in Your Soul")
 1988 Tapeheads (writer: "Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head")
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