He created the hit series Full House which he wrote, directed and executive produced, and created the successful series Hangin with Mr. Cooper. His other credits include the series Malcolm & Eddie. His feature film credits include writing and producing Summer School directed by Carl Reiner and starring with Mark Harmon and Kirstie Alley and the acclaimed comedy Just One of the Guys.
Franklin began his career as a substitute teacher but wrote spec scripts on his off time. He managed to sell scripts to various television series including Angie, The Bad News Bears and Laverne and Shirley. He went on to become executive story editor and producer on Laverne and Shirley.
He also executive produced, wrote and directed the Olsen twins' first move To Grandmother's House We Go.
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