Sam Bobrick, 'Saved by the Bell' Creator, Dies at 87

Sam Bobrick, the Emmy-nominated writer and playwright who created the NBC comedy Saved by the Bell and wrote four comedies that played on Broadway, has died. He was 87. 

Bobrick died Friday at Northridge Hospital Medical Center after suffering a stroke, his friend, Adam Carl, an actor, writer and producer, told The Hollywood Reporter.

Bobrick also was on the staff of The Andy Griffith Show, for which he wrote 19 episodes, and worked on other TV comedies including The FlintstonesGomer Pyle: UsmcGet Smart; Hey, Landlord; Good Morning, World; and Bewitched.

The Chicago native received his Emmy nomination in 1968 for his ...

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