Theodore J. Flicker
Ted Flicker
Theodore Flicker wrote the episode "What House Across the Street" Season 1.
General Information:
Occupation: TV Screenwriter, director, author, sculptor
Years active: 1964 to 1977, his death
Sex: Male
Date of birth: (1930-06-09)9 June 1930
Born in: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Died: 12 September 2014(2014-09-12) (aged 84)
Series/character information
Appeared on/in
and/or involved with:
I Dream of Jeannie
Job on series: Co-Wrote episode "What House Across the Street?" in Season 1

Theodore J. Flicker wrote the Season 1 episode of I Dream of Jeannie titled "What House Across the Street?" He also wrote or co-wrote episodes for such shows as Night Gallery, The Streets of San Francisco, Banacek, The Mod Squad, and Barney Miller. In addition he directed episodes for such TV shows as The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., and The Bill Dana Show. Beyond his work in Hollywood, he was also an author and gifted sculptor.

Early life

Born in 1930[1] at Freehold Borough, New Jersey,[1] Flicker attended the Admiral Farragut Academy in Tom's River, New Jersey from 1947 to 1949. From 1949 to 1951, he studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, alongside fellow drama students Joan Collins and IDOJ co-star Larry Hagman.

Other ventures

Flicker has written extensively on expressionism and how it applies to his own art, and is the author of the epic novel The Good American, one of the first books to be marketed exclusively on the Internet.

A documentary biopic screened in 2007 at the Santa Fe Film Festival. Directed by David Ewing, Ted Flicker: A Life in Three Acts had its world premiere at Santa Fe's Film Center on October 17, 2008. Among the interviewees are George Segal and Tom Aldredge, as well as Henry and Darling.

Personal life

Theodore married Barbara Joyce Perkins, whom he wed in a Los Angeles synagogue on September 30, 1966. The couple resided in Santa Fe, New Mexico from 1986 until his passing. Their northside home abuts a four-acre (16,000 m2) sculpture garden displaying his own works as well as those of Allan Houser, Paul Moore, Tony Price, Michael Bergt, and others. Flicker's extensive sculpture collection can be viewed at

On 13 May 1994, Flicker legally changed his name to Ted Flicker.


Horwitt died in 2014 at the age of 84 at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.[2]


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