What all did Norman Lear produce? What movies did Norman Lear write?

Norman Lear: A Pioneering Legacy in Television and Film

Norman Lear, a trailblazing figure in the entertainment industry, has left an indelible mark through his prolific career in both television and film.

Television Productions

Norman Lear’s impact on the television landscape is monumental, with a vast array of sitcoms that have become cultural touchstones.

Some of the notable television productions he was involved in include:

All in the Family (1971-1979)
Sanford and Son (1972-1977)
Maude (1972-1978)
The Jeffersons (1975-1985)
One Day at a Time (1975-1984)
Good Times (1974-1979)
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976)
The Facts of Life (1979-1988)
Archie Bunker’s Place (1979-1983)
Diff’rent Strokes (1978-1985)
The Golden Girls (1985-1992)
704 Hauser (1994)
The 5 Mrs. Buchanans (1994)
Hot l Baltimore (1995)
The Hughleys (1998-2002)
All in the Family 2000 (2000-2002)
One Day at a Time (2017-2020)

Norman Lear also participated in special live productions like “Live in Front of a Studio Audience” (2019-present), which brought classic sitcoms back to life with star-studded casts.

Television Movies

Norman Lear’s influence extended to television movies, with notable contributions to:

Cold Turkey (1971)
The Little Rascals (1977)

Film Credits – Writing

Norman Lear’s talent wasn’t confined to television; he also made significant contributions to the world of film as a writer.

Some of his writing credits include:

Come Blow Your Horn (1963)
Divorce American Style (1967)
Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
Cold Turkey (1971)
The Night They Raided Minsky’s (1968)
Scared Stiff (1953)
Never Too Late (1965)

Film Credits – Producing

Norman Lear’s prowess as a producer is evident in a diverse range of films, showcasing his ability to tackle various genres.

Some of the films he produced include:

The Princess Bride (1987)
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
The Sandlot (1993)
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Up Close & Personal (1996)
Out of Sight (1998)
The Story of Us (1999)
The Wedding Planner (2001)
Daddy Day Care (2003)
Monster-in-Law (2005)
Rumor Has It… (2005)
The Pink Panther (2006)