Mike Reiss

Producer, Writer, Additional Crew

Producer, Writer, Additional Crew


Mike Reiss was born on September 15, 1959 as Michael Louis Reiss. He is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986).
Birth date
1959-09-15
Awards
Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations.
Height
5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Known For


The Simpsons
The Simpsons
Producer (1989-2021)
The Simpsons Movie
The Simpsons Movie
Writer (2007)
It's Garry Shandling's Show.
It's Garry Shandling's Show.
Producer (1988-1990)
The Critic
The Critic
Producer (1994-2001)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (producer - 451 episodes, 2000 - 2021) (consulting producer - 70 episodes, 1993 - 1997) (executive producer - 30 episodes, 1992 - 1998) (co-executive producer - 24 episodes, 1991 - 1992) (supervising producer - 22 episodes, 1990 - 1991) (co-producer - 13 episodes, 1989 - 1990) - Uncut Femmes (2021) ... (producer) - Manger Things (2021) ... (producer) - Do Pizza Bots Dream of Electric Guitars (2021) ... (producer) - Yokel Hero (2021) ... (producer) - Wad Goals (2021) ... (producer) Show all 610 episodes
ProducerPlanet of the Couches
(TV Short) (producer)
2016
ProducerA Northern Star
(Short) (associate producer)
2016
ProducerHow Murray Saved Christmas
(TV Special short) (executive producer)
2014
ProducerThe Simpsons Take the Bowl
(Video) (producer)
2014
ProducerAlpha House
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 8 episodes) - Showgirls (2014) ... (consulting producer) - The Rebuttal (2013) ... (consulting producer) - Ruby Shoals (2013) ... (consulting producer) - Prayer Brunch (2013) ... (consulting producer) - Zingers (2013) ... (consulting producer) Show all 8 episodes
2013-2014
ProducerQueer Duck: The Movie
(Video) (executive producer) / (producer)
2006
ProducerQueer Duck
(TV Series short) (executive producer - 20 episodes) - Mardi Foie Gras (2002) ... (executive producer) - Santa Claus Is Coming... Out (2002) ... (executive producer) - Bi-Polar Bear and the Glorious Hole (2002) ... (executive producer) - Homo for the Holidays (2002) ... (executive producer) - Tales of the City Morgue (2002) ... (executive producer) Show all 20 episodes
2000-2002
ProducerThe Oblongs
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 9 episodes) - Father of the Bribe (2001) ... (consulting producer) - My Name Is Robbie (2001) ... (consulting producer) - Please Be Genital (2001) ... (consulting producer) - Get Off My Back (2001) ... (consulting producer) - Heroine Addict (2001) ... (consulting producer) Show all 9 episodes
2001
ProducerThe Critic
(TV Series) (executive producer - 33 episodes) - Pearl Harbor (2001) ... (executive producer) - Broadway (2001) ... (executive producer) - Harry Potter, Planet of the Apes (2001) ... (executive producer) - Cast Away, The Legend of Bagger Vance (2001) ... (executive producer) - Sleepy Hollow, Pulp Fiction (2001) ... (executive producer) Show all 33 episodes
1994-2001
ProducerHard Drinkin' Lincoln
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
2000
ProducerThe PJs
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 14 episodes) - How the Super Stoled Christmas (1999) ... (consulting producer) - Haiti Sings the Blues (1999) ... (consulting producer) - House Potty (1999) ... (consulting producer) - U Go Kart (1999) ... (consulting producer) - Operation Gumbo Drop (1999) ... (consulting producer) Show all 14 episodes
1999
ProducerNick Jr. Network Bumpers
(TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes) - Face's Balloon Trick (1998) ... (executive producer) - Face watches a parade (1997) ... (executive producer) - Face gets painted (1997) ... (executive producer) - Face Looks Out His Window (1996) ... (executive producer) - Face Watches the Dance of the Fork and the Spoon (1996) ... (executive producer) Show all 7 episodes
1994-1998
ProducerTeen Angel
(TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - Look Ma, No Face (1998) ... (executive producer) - Back to DePolo (1998) ... (executive producer) - Feather's Day (1997) ... (executive producer) - One Dog Night (1997) ... (executive producer) - Date with an Angel (1997) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
1997-1998
ProducerHomeboys in Outer Space
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 21 episodes) - The Adventures of Ratman and Gerbil or, Holy Homeboys in Outer Space (1997) ... (consulting producer) - How the West Was Lost or, Daddy's Home (1997) ... (consulting producer) - Tales from the Dark Side or, Ty Takes the Redeye (1997) ... (consulting producer) - The Naked and the Dred, or the Toast of the Town (1997) ... (consulting producer) - Happy Happy, Droid Droid, or Amma Sees Red (1997) ... (consulting producer) Show all 21 episodes
1996-1997
ProducerIt's Garry Shandling's Show.
(TV Series) (producer - 19 episodes) - Driving Miss Garry (1990) ... (producer) - The Talent Show (1990) ... (producer) - The Last Show (1990) ... (producer) - Mad at Brad (1990) ... (producer) - Family Man (1990) ... (producer) Show all 19 episodes
1988-1990
RoleTitleYear
WriterWhat Am I Doing Here? with Mike Reiss
(Video short) (creator)
2021
WriterThe Oscars
(TV Special) (written by)
2019
WriterCosmic Scrat-tastrophe
(Short) (dialogue)
2015
WriterHow Murray Saved Christmas
(TV Special short)
2014
WriterBollywood to Hollywood
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Simpsons: Mike Reiss Part 2 (2013) - The Simpsons: Mike Reiss Part 1 (2013)
2013
WriterIce Age: A Mammoth Christmas
(TV Short)
2011
WriterScrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2
(Short) (screenplay)
2011
WriterScrat's Continental Crack-Up
(Short)
2010
WriterIce Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
(screenplay by)
2009
WriterMy Life in Ruins
(written by)
2009
WriterSurviving Sid
(Video short) (written by)
2008
WriterThe Simpsons Movie
(screenplay)
2007
WriterQueer Duck: The Movie
(Video)
2006
WriterQueer Duck
(TV Series short) (creator - 20 episodes, 2000 - 2002) (writer - 20 episodes, 2000 - 2002) - Mardi Foie Gras (2002) ... (creator) / (writer) - Santa Claus Is Coming... Out (2002) ... (creator) / (writer) - Bi-Polar Bear and the Glorious Hole (2002) ... (creator) / (writer) - Homo for the Holidays (2002) ... (creator) / (writer) - Tales of the City Morgue (2002) ... (creator) / (writer) Show all 20 episodes
WriterThe Critic
(TV Series) (created by - 23 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (creator - 10 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (writer - 9 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (written by - 4 episodes, 1994 - 1995) - Pearl Harbor (2001) ... (creator) - Broadway (2001) ... (creator) / (writer) - Harry Potter, Planet of the Apes (2001) ... (creator) / (writer) - Cast Away, The Legend of Bagger Vance (2001) ... (creator) / (writer) - Sleepy Hollow, Pulp Fiction (2001) ... (creator) / (writer) Show all 33 episodes
WriterHard Drinkin' Lincoln
(TV Mini-Series) (creator) / (writer)
2000
WriterTeen Angel
(TV Series) (created by - 17 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (written by - 1 episode, 1997) - Look Ma, No Face (1998) ... (creator) - The Un-Natural (1998) ... (creator) - Back to DePolo (1998) ... (creator) - The Play's the Thing (1998) ... (creator) - Who's the Boss (1998) ... (creator) Show all 17 episodes
WriterThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes, 1990 - 1997) (story by - 1 episode, 1995) - Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious (1997) ... (written by) - 'Round Springfield (1995) ... (story by) - Treehouse of Horror III (1992) ... (written by - as Morbid Mike Reiss) - Lisa's Pony (1991) ... (written by) - Treehouse of Horror II (1991) ... (written by - as Morbid Mike Reiss) Show all 10 episodes
WriterIt's Garry Shandling's Show.
(TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes, 1988 - 1990) (story - 1 episode, 1989) - Driving Miss Garry (1990) ... (written by) - Shandling Vs Mull (1990) ... (written by) - Firehose (1990) ... (written by) - SuperGrant (1989) ... (written by) - Take My Wife, for Example (1989) ... (written by) Show all 12 episodes
WriterALF
(TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes) - Suspicious Minds (1989) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss) - Tonight, Tonight: Part 2 (1988) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss) - Tonight, Tonight: Part 1 (1988) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss) - I'm Your Puppet (1988) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss) - The Boy Next Door (1988) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss)
1988-1989
WriterThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(TV Series) (2 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (writer - 34 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (written by - 1 episode, 1984) - Episode #27.85 (1988) ... (writer) - Jonathan Winters/Karen & Sarah Josephson (1988) ... (writer - uncredited) - Episode #27.79 (1988) ... (writer) - Bill Clinton/Joe Cocker (1988) ... (writer) - Episode #27.66 (1988) ... (writer) Show all 37 episodes
WriterSledge Hammer
(TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes) - Desperately Seeking Dori (1987) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss) - State of Sledge (1987) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss) - Miss of the Spider Woman (1986) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss) - Over My Dead Bodyguard (1986) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss) - Hammer Gets Nailed (1986) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss)
1986-1987
WriterHead of the Class
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Volleyball, Anyone? (1986) ... (written by - as Michael Reiss)
1986
WriterNot Necessarily the News
(TV Series) (writer - 17 episodes) - Not Necessarily Television (1985) ... (writer) - Episode #3.4 (1985) ... (writer) - Episode #3.3 (1985) ... (writer) - Not Necessarily Politics (1984) ... (writer) - Episode #2.10 (1984) ... (writer) Show all 17 episodes
1983-1985
WriterCharles in Charge
(TV Series) (teleplay by - 1 episode) - Cousin Elliot (1984) ... (teleplay by)
1984
WriterNine to Five
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - 'Till Tomorrow Do Us Part (1983) ... (written by)
1983
WriterAirplane II: The Sequel
(uncredited)
1982
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewRio
(story consultant)
2011
Additional CrewHorton Hears a Who!
(story consultant)
2008
Additional CrewRobots
(consultant)
2005
Additional CrewALF
(TV Series) (executive story editor - 23 episodes) - Varsity Drag (1988) ... (executive story editor - as Michael Reiss) - Tequila (1988) ... (executive story editor - as Michael Reiss) - I'm Your Puppet (1988) ... (executive story editor - as Michael Reiss) - Movin' Out (1988) ... (executive story editor - as Michael Reiss) - Hit Me with Your Best Shot (1988) ... (executive story editor - as Michael Reiss) Show all 23 episodes
1987-1988
Additional CrewSledge Hammer
(TV Series) (story editor - 21 episodes) - The Spa Who Loved Me (1987) ... (story editor - as Michael Reiss) - Jagged Sledge (1987) ... (story editor - as Michael Reiss) - Comrade Hammer (1987) ... (story editor - as Michael Reiss) - Sledgepoo (1987) ... (story editor - as Michael Reiss) - Desperately Seeking Dori (1987) ... (story editor - as Michael Reiss) Show all 21 episodes
1986-1987
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentQueer Duck
(TV Series short) (lyricist - 20 episodes) - Mardi Foie Gras (2002) ... (lyricist: theme song) - Santa Claus Is Coming... Out (2002) ... (lyricist: theme song) - Bi-Polar Bear and the Glorious Hole (2002) ... (lyricist: theme song) - Homo for the Holidays (2002) ... (lyricist: theme song) - Tales of the City Morgue (2002) ... (lyricist: theme song) Show all 20 episodes
2000-2002
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (lyrics - 6 episodes, 1992 - 2017) (writer - 6 episodes, 1992 - 2017) - Kamp Krustier (2017) ... (lyrics: "Kamp Krusty Theme Song" - uncredited) - Pork and Burns (2017) ... (lyrics: "Spider Pig" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spider Pig" - uncredited) - Puffless (2015) ... (lyrics: "Spider Pig" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spider Pig" - uncredited) - Lisa's Sax (1997) ... (lyrics: "Those Were the Days" - uncredited) / (writer: "'WB's Proud to Present' Theme" - uncredited) - Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious (1997) ... (lyrics: "Minimum Wage Nanny", "Cut Every Corner", "A Boozehound Named Barney", "Happy Just the Way We Are" - uncredited) Show all 9 episodes
SoundtrackRio
(lyrics: "Pretty Bird")
2011
SoundtrackThe Simpsons Movie
(lyrics: "Spider Pig", "Springfield Anthem") / (writer: "Spider Pig", "Springfield Anthem")
2007
RoleTitleYear
DirectorWhat Am I Doing Here? with Mike Reiss
(Video short) (directed by)
2021
Director100 Greatest Cartoons
(TV Special documentary) (original material)
2005
DirectorQueer Duck
(TV Series short)
2000
RoleTitleYear
ActorAn Actor's Journey 2020
(post-production) The Simpsons
ActorThe Naked Monster
Oil Can Guzzler
2005
RoleTitleYear
Animation departmentDespicable Me 2
(story consultant)
2013
Animation departmentThe Lorax
(story consultant)
2012
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Debt
(TV Movie) (clapper loader)
2003
RoleTitleYear
ThanksIce Age: Collision Course
(special thanks)
2016
ThanksAngry Birds
(Video Game) (special thanks)
2009
ThanksClicker Clatter
(Short) (thanks)
2007
ThanksThe Simpsons
(TV Series) (acknowledgement - 1 episode, 1994) (acknowledgment - 1 episode, 1993) - Another Simpsons Clip Show (1994) ... (acknowledgement: writing contribution) - So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show (1993) ... (acknowledgment: writing contribution)
ThanksAirplane II: The Sequel
(special thanks)
1982
RoleTitleYear
SelfEverything, by Everyone
(Documentary) (filming) Self
SelfNew York Apartment
(Documentary) (filming) Self
SelfWhat Am I Doing Here? with Mike Reiss
(Video short) Self
2021
SelfThe Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Writer, It's Garry Shandling's Show
2018
SelfNa plovárne
(TV Series) Self - Na plovárne s Mikem Reissem (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfDrunk Stoned Brilliant Dead
(Documentary) Self - Producer, The Simpsons
2015
SelfBollywood to Hollywood
(TV Series) Guest - The Simpsons: Mike Reiss Part 3 (2013) - The Simpsons: Mike Reiss Part 2 (2013) ... Guest - The Simpsons: Mike Reiss Part 1 (2013) ... Guest
2013
SelfSerious Jibber-Jabber with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Guest - The Simpsons Writers Reunion (2013) ... Self - Guest
2013
SelfIce Age Continental Drift: Scrat Got Your Tongue
(Video short) Self
2012
SelfIce Age Continental Drift: Granny and the Stink of the Sloths
(Video short) Self
2012
Self2012 Writers Guild Awards
(TV Special) Self - Presenter
2012
SelfThe Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2010
SelfOn The Fly TV
(TV Series) Self
2007
Self100 Greatest Cartoons
(TV Special documentary) Self
2005
SelfBrilliant But Cancelled: Pilot Season
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2003
SelfBrilliant But Cancelled
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2002
SelfThe Perfect Pitch
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2002