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7 Famous Quotes by Carter Bays
8/12/1975 - (Present)
Also Known As:  
Carter L. Bays     Ed Montague
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It's a show about the craziest nights you remember from your youth, the crazy nights you had in your 20s.

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We sort of look at our years at 'Letterman' as comedy grad school. I don't mind seeing jokes and hearing the laugh track because that was our bread and butter for a long time, just making an audience laugh ... There's no better feeling than having a crowd there and hearing a laugh.

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But for us it was three years ago. We still miss it. We love New York so much.

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But they've been fearless about it. There hasn't been a moment of doubt or a suggestion to make it more traditional. We have no 'indignant writer' stories to tell.

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Great, now we've blown the series finale.

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I went through periods where you're just sort of writing things that are supposed to be funny and things that look like a sitcom. Now we're writing about real life and things that we care about. That's one of the things that a lot of these new shows have in common, like Everybody Hates Chris -- he's writing about his life.

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Also I think a lot of the pressure came from ourselves. We really cared about this a lot. When we were first starting to develop it, we came up with a few ideas and actually wrote a script for another pilot. And we liked that one too, but it wasn't personal like this one was. This one felt like something we'd write whether we had a deal to write it or not. From where I'm coming from, it was at a point in my life where I was single and thinking, 'When am I going to settle down and get married?' It was very therapeutic writing in a weird way. The real pressure was for us not to screw it up ourselves.

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