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'Freaks and Geeks' Writer-Producer Judd Apatow

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'Freaks and Geeks' Writer-Producer Judd Apatow

'Freaks and Geeks' Writer-Producer Judd Apatow

'Freaks and Geeks' Writer-Producer Judd Apatow

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He's worked on the shows Life on Parole and Undeclared. Apatow also worked on the Emmy-Award winners Freaks and Geeks and The Ben Stiller Show. He was a writer for The Larry Sanders Show. He began as a stand-up comic and wrote jokes for Roseanne, Jim Carrey and Garry Shandling. Freaks and Geeks was on the air for less than a year, but it developed a cult following and is coming out on DVD on April 6, 2004. (This interview was originally broadcast on Nov. 19, 2001.)