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[[File:Goodman&MacFarlane.jpg|thumb|David A. Goodman (left) on the bridge of {{EnterpriseNX}} with [[Seth MacFarlane]] (center) and friend.]]
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'''David A. Goodman''' was a writer for ''[[Star Trek: Enterprise]]'', who also served as consulting producer during the series' [[ENT Season 2|second season]].
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| Gender = Male
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| Date of birth = {{d|29|January|1975}}
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| Place of birth = New Rochelle, New York
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| Roles = [[:Category:Writers|Writer]], [[:Category:Producers|Producer]], [[:Category:Star Trek reference authors|''Star Trek'' Author]]
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'''David A. Goodman''' {{born|29|January|1975}} was a writer for ''[[Star Trek: Enterprise]]'', who also served as consulting producer during the series' [[ENT Season 2|second season]].
   
In the commentary for the ''[[Futurama]]'' episode "[[Futurama#"Where No Fan Has Gone Before"|Where No Fan Has Gone Before]]" - which was written by Goodman, parodies ''[[Star Trek: The Original Series]]'' and features its cast - Goodman notes that his work on that episode "got [him] a job on ''Star Trek''".
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In the commentary for the episode "[[Futurama#"Where No Fan Has Gone Before"|Where No Fan Has Gone Before]]" of the animated ''[[Futurama]]'' - the series Goodman worked on as writer/co-producer, directly before his tenure on ''Enterprise'' and which eptsode was written by him, parodies ''[[Star Trek: The Original Series]]'' and featured its cast - Goodman notes that his work on that episode "got [him] a job on ''Star Trek''".
   
After departing ''Enterprise'', Goodman was hired as Executive Producer and showrunner on the animated series ''Family Guy'', following its revival by Fox.
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After departing ''Enterprise'', Goodman, a 1984 BA graduate of the University of Chicago, was hired as Executive Producer and showrunner on the animated series ''Family Guy'', following its revival by Fox. His work on both ''Futurama'' and ''Family Guy'', has earned Goodman, between 2003 and 2013, six [[Emmy Award]] nominations, complemented by a BAFTA Award, Nebula Award (for "Where No Fan Has Gone Before"), and Writers Guild of America Award nomination, though he did not win any if them.
   
 
Goodman wrote the text for the {{y|2012}} [[reference book]], ''[[Star Trek: Federation - The First 150 Years]]'', detailing the history of the [[Federation]]'s formation.
 
Goodman wrote the text for the {{y|2012}} [[reference book]], ''[[Star Trek: Federation - The First 150 Years]]'', detailing the history of the [[Federation]]'s formation.
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** ''[[Star Trek: Federation - The First 150 Years]]''
 
** ''[[Star Trek: Federation - The First 150 Years]]''
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== External links ==
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* {{Wikipedia}}
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* [http://trekcore.com/blog/2012/11/star-trek-federation-the-first-150-years-david-goodman-interview-part-i/ 2012 two part interview with David A. Goodman] at [http://tng.trekcore.com/ Trekcore.com]
   
 
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David A. Goodman
Gender: Male
Date of birth: 29 January 1975
Place of birth: New Rochelle, New York
Roles: Writer, Producer, Star Trek Author
Goodman (l) on the bridge of Enterprise NX-01 with Seth MacFarlane (center) and friend
Goodman (l) on the bridge of Enterprise NX-01 with Seth MacFarlane (center) and friend

David A. Goodman (born 29 January 1975; age 39) was a writer for Star Trek: Enterprise, who also served as consulting producer during the series' second season.

In the commentary for the episode "Where No Fan Has Gone Before" of the animated Futurama - the series Goodman worked on as writer/co-producer, directly before his tenure on Enterprise and which eptsode was written by him, parodies Star Trek: The Original Series and featured its cast - Goodman notes that his work on that episode "got [him] a job on Star Trek".

After departing Enterprise, Goodman, a 1984 BA graduate of the University of Chicago, was hired as Executive Producer and showrunner on the animated series Family Guy, following its revival by Fox. His work on both Futurama and Family Guy, has earned Goodman, between 2003 and 2013, six Emmy Award nominations, complemented by a BAFTA Award, Nebula Award (for "Where No Fan Has Gone Before"), and Writers Guild of America Award nomination, though he did not win any if them.

Goodman wrote the text for the 2012 reference book, Star Trek: Federation - The First 150 Years, detailing the history of the Federation's formation.

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