| I wrote on a show called Johnny Bravo when I was at Hanna-Barbera.
| 'American Dad' is, by its nature, much more political.
| The success of The Simpsons really opened doors. It showed that if you were working in animation you didn't necessarily have to be working in kids' television.
| Some of those more out-there jokes were written in the wee hours of the morning. Somehow, they remained funny the next day.
| With any half-hour comedy, it kind of takes on its own life and finds itself.
| Chris Elliott could read the phonebook and he's funny.
| The only problem is time.
| When you are in a room and your job is to write jokes 10 hours a day, your mind starts going to strange places.
| You gotta keep the funny intact.
| The good thing about Broadway is that you don't have to worry about an airdate. It gets done when it gets done.