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James Burrows

Mostly Credited As: James Burrows
Birth Name: James Edward Burrows
Date Of Birth: December 30, 1940 (Age 73)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California

James Burrows



TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

Will & Grace (1998) 
  Say Goodnight Gracie (May/18/2006) As Himself 

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  Cast and Creators of "Will & Grace" 10x03: (Nov/16/2003) As Himself 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Cheers 04x45: (Nov/26/2000) As Himself 

Friends (1994) 
  The One With the Butt 01x06: (Oct/27/1994) As Film Director, [Uncredited]

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 46th Annual Emmy Awards 46x01: (Sep/11/1994) As Winner: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (for 'Frasier': episode 'The Good Son') 
  The 43rd Annual Emmy Awards 43x01: (Aug/25/1991) As Winner: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (for 'Cheers': episode 'Woody Interruptus') 
  The 35th Annual Emmy Awards 35x01: (Sep/25/1983) As Winner: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (for 'Cheers': episode 'Showdown, Part II') 
  The 33rd Annual Emmy Awards 33x01: (Sep/13/1981) As Winner: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (for 'Taxi': episode 'Elaine's Strange Triangle') 

Cheers (1982) 
  Cheers 200th Anniversary Special (1) 09x08: (Nov/08/1990) As Himself 

The Bob Newhart Show (1972) (1972) 
  Halls of Hartley 05x17: (Jan/29/1977) As Maintenance Man 

Rhoda (1974) 
  The Lady in Red 01x05: (Oct/07/1974) As Agent 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


All is Forgiven (1986)• Executive Producer
Cheers (1982)• Executive Producer
• Creator
• Producer
Madigan Men (2000)• Consultant
The Secret Lives of Men (1998)• Executive Producer
The Tortellis (1987)• Creator
Will & Grace (1998)• Executive Producer
The Class (2006)• Executive Producer
O.K. Crackerby (1965)• Dialoge Coach
Back to You (2007)• Executive Producer
Single White Millionaire (2008)• Director
Gary Unmarried (2008)• Executive Producer (Episode 2-)
Romantically Challenged (2010)• Executive Producer
The Millers (2013)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


The Millers (2013) (Credited in 23 episodes from this show) 
 
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Mother's Day 01x23 May/15/2014 As: Director
Sex Ed Dolan 01x22 May/08/2014 As: Director
0072 01x21 May/01/2014 As: Director
Tomlandia 01x20 Apr/24/2014 As: Director
Cancellation Fee 01x19 Apr/10/2014 As: Director
Friends with Better Lives (2014) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Mar/31/2014 As: Director
Partners (2012) (2012) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
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Temporary Insanity 01x06 Nov/12/2012 As: Director
2 Broke Guys 01x05 Nov/05/2012 As: Director
The Key 01x04 Oct/15/2012 As: Director
The Jeter Exception 01x03 Oct/08/2012 As: Director
Pilot 01x01 Sep/24/2012 As: Director
Mike & Molly (2010) (Credited in 46 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Wedding 02x23 May/14/2012 As: Director
The Rehearsal 02x22 May/07/2012 As: Director
Bachelor/Bachelorette 02x21 Apr/30/2012 As: Director
The Dress 02x20 Apr/16/2012 As: Director
Molly Can’t Lie 02x19 Apr/09/2012 As: Director
2 Broke Girls (2011) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
And the Break-up Scene 01x02 Sep/26/2011 As: Director
And How They Met 01x01 Sep/19/2011 As: Director
$#*! My Dad Says (2010) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Sep/23/2010 As: Director
Better With You (2010) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Sep/22/2010 As: Director
Romantically Challenged (2010) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
 
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Rebecca's One Night Stand 01x04 May/17/2010 As: Director
Perry and Rebecca's High School Reunion 01x03 May/03/2010 As: Director
The Charade 01x02 Apr/26/2010 As: Director
Don’t Be Yourself 01x01 Apr/19/2010 As: Director
Hey-Now, Hey-Now, Perry's Girlfriend's Back 01x06 Unaired As: Director
Gary Unmarried (2008) (Credited in 36 episodes from this show) 
 
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Gary Unmarried? 02x17 Mar/17/2010 As: Director
Gary Tries to Find Something for Mitch 02x16 Mar/10/2010 As: Director
Gary's Big Mouth 02x15 Mar/03/2010 As: Director
Gary Lowers the Bar 02x14 Feb/10/2010 As: Director
Gary Has to Choose 02x13 Jan/20/2010 As: Director
Back to You (2007) (Credited in 8 episodes from this show) 
 
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The New Boss 01x13 May/07/2008 As: Director
Something's Up There 01x07 Nov/14/2007 As: Director
Gracie's Bully 01x06 Nov/07/2007 As: Director
A Night of Possibilities 01x05 Oct/17/2007 As: Director
A Gentleman Always Leads 01x04 Oct/10/2007 As: Director
The Big Bang Theory (2007) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Unaired Pilot   Unaired As: Director
Pilot 01x01 Sep/24/2007 As: Director
The Class (2006) (Credited in 19 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Class Goes Back to the Hospital 01x19 Mar/05/2007 As: Director
The Class Rides a Bull 01x18 Feb/26/2007 As: Director
The Class Springs a Leak 01x17 Feb/19/2007 As: Director
The Class Has a Snow Day 01x16 Feb/12/2007 As: Director
The Class Eats Moroccan Chicken 01x15 Feb/05/2007 As: Director
Will & Grace (1998) (Credited in 196 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Finale (2) 08x24 May/18/2006 As: Director
The Finale (1) 08x23 May/18/2006 As: Director
Whatever Happened To Baby Gin? 08x22 May/11/2006 As: Director
Partners 'N' Crime 08x21 May/04/2006 As: Director
The Mourning Son 08x20 Apr/27/2006 As: Director
Teachers (2006) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Substitute 01x01 Mar/28/2006 As: Director
Four Kings (2006) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Jan/05/2006 As: Director
Two and a Half Men (2003) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Sep/22/2003 As: Director
Bram & Alice (2002) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Oct/06/2002 As: Director
Good Morning, Miami (2002) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Sep/26/2002 As: Director
Madigan Men (2000) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Oct/06/2000 As: Director
Stark Raving Mad (1999) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Sep/23/1999 As: Director
Jesse (1998) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
A Side of Chile 01x01 Sep/24/1998 As: Director
Friends (1994) (Credited in 15 episodes from this show) 
 
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The One With All the Rugby 04x15 Feb/26/1998 As: Director
The One the Morning After (2) 03x16 Feb/20/1997 As: Director
The One Where Ross and Rachel Take a Break (1) 03x15 Feb/13/1997 As: Director
The One With the Prom Video 02x14 Feb/01/1996 As: Director
The One With the Birth 01x23 May/11/1995 As: Director
Dharma & Greg (1997) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The Official Dharma & Greg Episode of the 1998 Winter Olympics 01x17 Feb/25/1998 As: Director
Pilot 01x01 Sep/24/1997 As: Director
George & Leo (1997) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
The Eggnog 01x13 Dec/15/1997 As: Director
The Thanksgiving Show 01x11 Nov/24/1997 As: Director
Pilot 01x01 Sep/15/1997 As: Director
Veronica's Closet (1997) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Sep/25/1997 As: Director
Men Behaving Badly (US) (1996) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
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Playing Doctor 01x14 Feb/12/1997 As: Director
The Odds Couple 01x12 Jan/15/1997 As: Director
Jamie's in Love 01x06 Nov/06/1996 As: Director
Getting the Bugs Out 01x05 Oct/30/1996 As: Director
The Bed 01x03 Oct/02/1996 As: Director
Frasier (1993) (Credited in 32 episodes from this show) 
 
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Death and the Dog 04x12 Feb/11/1997 As: Director
Liar! Liar! 04x10 Jan/14/1997 As: Director
Dad Loves Sherry, the Boys Just Whine 04x09 Jan/07/1997 As: Director
Look Before You Leap 03x16 Feb/27/1996 As: Director
The Show Where Diane Comes Back 03x14 Feb/13/1996 As: Director
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
See Dick Run (1) 01x20 May/21/1996 As: Director
Brains and Eggs 01x01 Jan/09/1996 As: Director
NewsRadio (1995) (Credited in 9 episodes from this show) 
 
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Led Zeppelin II 02x21 Apr/28/1996 As: Director
Zoso 02x15 Feb/25/1996 As: Director
Bitch Session 02x12 Jan/14/1996 As: Director
Xmas Story 02x10 Dec/19/1995 As: Director
Negotiation 02x08 Nov/28/1995 As: Director
Partners (1996) (1995) (Credited in 10 episodes from this show) 
 
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Follow the Clams? 01x17 Feb/12/1996 As: Director
May I Call You Dick? 01x16 Jan/22/1996 As: Director
How was Your Date with Dad? 01x15 Jan/15/1996 As: Director
City Hall 01x09 Nov/13/1995 As: Director
Who are You Supposed to Be? 01x08 Oct/30/1995 As: Director
Caroline in the City (1995) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
 
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Caroline and the Christmas Break 01x10 Dec/14/1995 As: Director
Caroline and the Folks 01x06 Nov/02/1995 As: Director
Caroline and the Bad Back 01x04 Oct/12/1995 As: Director
Caroline and the Gay Art Show 01x03 Oct/05/1995 As: Director
Caroline and the Mugger 01x02 Sep/28/1995 As: Director
Hudson Street (1995) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Sep/19/1995 As: Director
Monty (1994) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Here Comes The Son 01x01 Jan/11/1994 As: Director
Cheers (1982) (Credited in 234 episodes from this show) 
 
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One for the Road (3) 11x28 May/20/1993 As: Director
One for the Road (2) 11x27 May/20/1993 As: Director
An Old-Fashioned Wedding (2) 10x26 May/14/1992 As: Director
One for the Road (1) 11x26 May/20/1993 As: Director
The Guy Can't Help It 11x25 May/13/1993 As: Director
Flesh 'n' Blood (1991) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Blood is Thicker Than Arlo 01x01 Sep/19/1991 As: Director
Down Home (1990) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
By the Book 01x05 May/05/1990 As: Director
Pier Pressure 01x01 Apr/12/1990 As: Director
Wings (US) (1990) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Legacy 01x01 Apr/19/1990 As: Director
The Marshall Chronicles (1990) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Night of the Chopped Liver 01x03 Apr/18/1990 As: Director
Pilot 01x01 Apr/04/1990 As: Director
Dear John (US) (1988) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Ralph's Curse 01x02 Oct/27/1988 As: Director
Pilot 01x01 Oct/06/1988 As: Director
The Tortellis (1987) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pilot 01x01 Jan/22/1987 As: Director
All is Forgiven (1986) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
With Child 01x02 Mar/27/1986 As: Director
On-Air Commitment 01x01 Mar/20/1986 As: Director
The Hogan Family (1986) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Old Enough (a.k.a.) Goddess 01x01 Mar/01/1986 As: Director
Family Ties (1982) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Mr. Right 04x08 Nov/21/1985 As: Director
Night Court (1984) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
All You Need Is Love 01x01 Jan/04/1984 As: Director
Taxi (1978) (Credited in 75 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Road Not Taken (2) 04x24 May/06/1982 As: Director
The Road Not Taken (1) 04x23 Apr/29/1982 As: Director
Cooking for Two 04x22 Apr/08/1982 As: Director
The Wedding of Latka and Simka 04x21 Mar/25/1982 As: Director
Bobby Doesn't Live Here Anymore 04x12 Jan/14/1982 As: Director
Best of the West (1981) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
The New Jail 01x12 Nov/26/1981 As: Director
Daniel's First Love 01x09 Nov/05/1981 As: Director
Pilot 01x01 Sep/10/1981 As: Director
Good Time Harry (1980) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Wally Smith Story 01x03 Jul/26/1980 As: Director
The Associates (US) (1979) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
The Party 01x09 Apr/17/1980 As: Director
Danko's a Daddy 01x07 Apr/03/1980 As: Director
Eliot's Revenge 01x06 Mar/27/1980 As: Director
The First Day 01x01 Sep/23/1979 As: Director
A New Kind of Family (1979) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
I Do 01x01 Sep/16/1979 As: Director
Free Country (1978) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Special Delivery 01x05 Jul/22/1978 As: Director
Citizenship 01x03 Jul/08/1978 As: Director
Rhoda (1974) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
All Work and No Play 04x13 Jan/22/1978 As: Director
Ida Alone 04x12 Jan/15/1978 As: Director
One is a Number 04x04 Oct/23/1977 As: Director
The Job 04x02 Oct/09/1977 As: Director
We've Got Each Other (1977) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The Long Vacation 01x12 Dec/31/1977 As: Director
Pilot 01x01 Oct/01/1977 As: Director
The Betty White Show (1977) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Play Misty for John 01x12 Dec/19/1977 As: Director
John's Mother 01x09 Nov/07/1977 As: Director
Lou Grant (1977) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Christmas 01x13 Dec/13/1977 As: Director
Busting Loose (1977) (Credited in 5 episodes from this show) 
 
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Mister Dennis Steps Out 02x05 Oct/26/1977 As: Director
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes 02x01 Sep/28/1977 As: Director
Together Again 01x11 Apr/11/1977 As: Director
Still Nutsy After All These Years 01x04 Feb/14/1977 As: Director
The Harder They Come 01x03 Feb/07/1977 As: Director
Laverne & Shirley (1976) (Credited in 8 episodes from this show) 
 
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Lonely at the Middle 02x22 Mar/29/1977 As: Director
Guinea Pigs 02x14 Jan/18/1977 As: Director
Guilty Until Proven Not Innocent 02x11 Jan/04/1977 As: Director
Good Time Girls 02x08 Nov/30/1976 As: Director
Dear Future Model 02x07 Nov/23/1976 As: Director
The Tony Randall Show (1976) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
Case: Facing Up Vs. Hiding Behind The Drapes 01x21 Mar/03/1977 As: Director
Case: Franklin Vs. McClellan 01x20 Feb/24/1977 As: Director
Case: O' Come All Ye Wastrels 01x11 Dec/23/1976 As: Director
Case: His Honor Vs. Her Honor 01x03 Oct/07/1976 As: Director
The Bob Newhart Show (1972) (1972) (Credited in 11 episodes from this show) 
 
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Halls of Hartley 05x17 Jan/29/1977 As: Director
Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson 05x11 Dec/04/1976 As: Director
Some of My Best Friends Are... 05x03 Oct/09/1976 As: Director
Guaranteed Not to Shrink 04x21 Feb/07/1976 As: Director
Warden Gordon Borden 04x18 Jan/17/1976 As: Director
The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
Mary's Insomnia 07x11 Dec/04/1976 As: Director
Mary the Writer 07x02 Oct/02/1976 As: Director
The Happy Homemaker Takes Lou Home 06x13 Dec/06/1975 As: Director
Neighbors 05x13 Dec/07/1974 As: Director
Phyllis (1975) (Credited in 19 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Wrong Box 02x08 Nov/08/1976 As: Director
Out of the Closet 02x07 Nov/01/1976 As: Director
Off the Bench 02x04 Oct/11/1976 As: Director
Speech 1A 02x03 Oct/04/1976 As: Director
The Triangle 01x24 Mar/01/1976 As: Director
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