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Bob Claver

Mostly Credited As: Bob Claver
Sometimes Credited As: Robert E. Claver

Date Of Birth: May 22, 1928 (Age 86)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois



Born in Chicago, Illinois, Bob Claver got his professional start as a producer and writer in children’s television, most notably “Captain Kangaroo”. From there, his career took him to Hollywood, where he immediately started working with names such as Aaron Spelling, Inger Stevens, Jackie Cooper, and Ida Lupino. Bob has produced and directed hundreds of hours of classic television, including Here Come The Brides, Gidget, Mork & Mindy, Welcome Back Kotter, Getting Together, The Bob Newhart Show, Rhoda, Gloria, All's Fair, Doc, Out of This World, The Farmer’s Daughter, The Facts of Life, The Girl With Something Extra, The Dukes of Hazzard, Charles In Charge, Powers of Matthew Star, Automan, Small Wonder, Young Maverick, and countless others.

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Crew Credits

Show Crew


Here Come the Brides (1968)• Executive Producer
The Interns (1970)• Executive Producer
Occasional Wife (1966)• Producer
Gidget (1965)• Producer (pilot episode)
The Farmer's Daughter (1963)• Producer (1964-1966)
The Girl with Something Extra (1973)• Executive Producer
The Partridge Family (1970)• Executive Producer
The Second Hundred Years (1967)• Producer (1967)
New Love, American Style (1985)• Supervising Director
Ensign O'Toole (1962)• Associate Producer

Episode Crew


Small Wonder (1985) (Credited in 19 episodes from this show) 
 
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Minnesota Vicki 04x19 Feb/18/1989 As: Director
The Jailbirds 04x13 Jan/07/1989 As: Director
Mommie Dearest 04x10 Nov/26/1988 As: Director
My Favorite Martian 04x09 Nov/19/1988 As: Director
The Sheik 04x07 Nov/05/1988 As: Director
Out of This World (US) (1987) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Blast from the Past 02x02 Oct/15/1988 As: Director
Broadway Danny Derek 01x16 Feb/13/1988 As: Director
Automan (1983) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Ships in the Night 01x04 Jan/05/1984 As: Director
Webster (1983) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Katherine's Swan Song 01x04 Oct/07/1983 As: Director
Gloria (1982) (Credited in 21 episodes from this show) 
 
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An Uncredited Woman 01x21 Apr/10/1983 As: Director
Class Struggle 01x20 Apr/03/1983 As: Director
It Almost Happend One Night 01x20 Mar/13/1983 As: Director
Coming Apart 01x19 Feb/27/1983 As: Director
Death Row Dog 01x18 Feb/20/1983 As: Director
The Powers of Matthew Star (1982) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Genius 01x04 Oct/08/1982 As: Director
Mork & Mindy (1978) (Credited in 15 episodes from this show) 
 
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Gotta Run (3) 04x21 May/20/1982 As: Director
Gotta Run (2) 04x20 May/13/1982 As: Director
Cheerleaders in Chains 04x18 Apr/22/1982 As: Director
Midas Mork 04x17 Apr/15/1982 As: Director
Mork, Mindy and Mearth Meet MILT 04x16 Feb/18/1982 As: Director
The Facts of Life (1979) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
Free Spirit 02x14 Mar/18/1981 As: Director
Pretty Babies 02x13 Mar/11/1981 As: Director
The New Girl (2) 02x02 Nov/26/1980 As: Director
The New Girl (1) 02x01 Nov/19/1980 As: Director
House Calls (1979) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
Beast of Kensington 01x10 Feb/18/1980 As: Director
The Phantom of Kensington 01x09 Feb/11/1980 As: Director
A Slight Case of Quarantine 01x06 Jan/21/1980 As: Director
Defeat of Clay 01x05 Jan/14/1980 As: Director
Young Maverick (1979) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Have I Got a Girl for You 01x07 Jan/16/1980 As: Director
California Fever (1979) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Girl from Somewhere 01x02 Oct/02/1979 As: Director
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Route 7-11 01x12 May/04/1979 As: Director
The Big Heist 01x08 Mar/30/1979 As: Director
The Love Boat (1977) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Isosceles Triangle/El Kid/The Last Hundred Bucks 02x13 Dec/09/1978 As: Director
Welcome Back, Kotter (1975) (Credited in 21 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Return of Hotsy Totsy 03x26 May/11/1978 As: Director
The Kiss 03x25 Mar/09/1978 As: Director
Goodbye, Mr. Kripps 03x23 Feb/16/1978 As: Director
There's No Business Like Show Business (2) 03x21 Feb/02/1978 As: Director
There's No Business Like Show Business (1) 03x20 Jan/26/1978 As: Director
All's Fair (1976) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Jealousy 01x02 Sep/27/1976 As: Director
Rhoda (1974) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Bump in the Night 02x14 Dec/08/1975 As: Director
Friends and Mothers 02x12 Nov/24/1975 As: Director
The Bob Newhart Show (1972) (1972) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Shrinks Across the Sea 04x07 Oct/25/1975 As: Director
The Heavyweights 04x05 Oct/11/1975 As: Director
Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (1974) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
A Date With Robert 01x08 Nov/02/1974 As: Director
The Partridge Family (1970) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
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. . . - - -. . . (S.O.S) 04x22 Mar/23/1974 As: Director
Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex . . . but Couldn't Pronounce 03x20 Feb/16/1973 As: Director
I Left My Heart in Cincinnati 03x17 Jan/26/1973 As: Director
Aspirin at 7, Dinner at 8 03x14 Jan/05/1973 As: Director
A Penny for His Thoughts 03x05 Oct/13/1972 As: Director
The Girl with Something Extra (1973) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Not So Good Samaritan 01x21 Mar/08/1974 As: Director
Three for the Road 01x20 Feb/22/1974 As: Director
Sugar and Spice and Quarterback Sneak 01x11 Nov/30/1973 As: Director
One of Our Hens Is Missing 01x07 Oct/26/1973 As: Director
Everything You Wanted to Hide and Couldn't 01x02 Sep/21/1973 As: Director
The Interns (1970) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Quality of Mercy 01x01 Sep/18/1970 As: Director
Here Come the Brides (1968) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
A Far Cry From Yesterday 02x01 Sep/26/1969 As: Director
A Hard Card To Play 01x05 Oct/23/1968 As: Director
A Crying Need 01x02 Oct/02/1968 As: Director
The Second Hundred Years (1967) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Let My People Go-Go 01x14 Dec/13/1967 As: Director
On Bended Knee 01x07 Oct/18/1967 As: Director
Occasional Wife (1966) (Credited in 10 episodes from this show) 
 
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Oil Be Seeing You 01x29 Apr/25/1967 As: Director
The Secret Powdered Milk Affair 01x26 Apr/04/1967 As: Director
The Soft Spot 01x25 Mar/28/1967 As: Director
Alias Peter Patterson 01x16 Jan/03/1967 As: Director
GP Loves UU 01x13 Dec/13/1966 As: Director
The Farmer's Daughter (1963) (Credited in 15 episodes from this show) 
 
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Half an Anniversary 03x30 Apr/22/1966 As: Director
The Wife of Your Friend May Not Be a Friend of Your Wife 03x28 Apr/01/1966 As: Director
Anyone for Swindling? 03x24 Mar/04/1966 As: Director
Katy in a Capsule 03x20 Feb/04/1966 As: Director
The Fall and Rise of Steven Morley 03x18 Jan/21/1966 As: Director
Ensign O'Toole (1962) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Operation Tubby 01x29 Apr/14/1963 As: Director
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