Creator: Dan Harmon
Creator of Channel 101, The Sarah Silverman Program, Community, Rick and Morty and Heat Vision and Jack. Frequent collaborator of Rob Schrab and master of creating Cult Classics. Show runner on Community for seasons 1-3, as well as making a return to his old job for the fifth season.Interviews with the cast of Community suggest he reads a lot of websites regarding his show. This, combined with the nature of Abed suggest he's One of Us. He is a confirmed reader of TV Tropes. Also a confirmed redditor with two amazing IamA AMAs. He also hosts the weekly podcast Harmontown with Jeff Davis.
Tropes pertaining to Dan Harmon:
- Bias Steamroller: REALLY hates Glee.
- Breaking the Fourth Wall / No Fourth Wall: All his shows break the fourth wall at one point.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Let's be honest, the man would've been banned from ever working in television years ago if he wasn't so brilliant at what he does.
- Doing It for the Art
- Executive Meddling: On Community and The Sarah Silverman Program, his Bunny-Ears Lawyer nature was what got him kicked off both shows. (Although he was rehired for the former.)
- Old Shame: Monster House
- One of Us: Oh definitely.