You gotta keep the funny intact.
Chris Elliott could read the phonebook and he's funny.
'American Dad' is, by its nature, much more political.
I wrote on a show called Johnny Bravo when I was at Hanna-Barbera.
With any half-hour comedy, it kind of takes on its own life and finds itself.
When you are in a room and your job is to write jokes 10 hours a day, your mind starts going to strange places.
The good thing about Broadway is that you don't have to worry about an airdate. It gets done when it gets done.
Some of those more out-there jokes were written in the wee hours of the morning. Somehow, they remained funny the next day.
The success of The Simpsons really opened doors. It showed that if you were working in animation you didn't necessarily have to be working in kids' television.