Gary David Goldberg Dies, 68Writer, Producer Best Known for Creating 'Family Ties,' Cocreator of 'Spin City' 6/24/2013 8:42 AM Eastern
Goldberg is best known for creating the sitcom that launched Michael J. Fox's career, Family Ties, which ran on NBC from 1982-89. Goldberg also cocreated the former ABC series Spin City, which also starred Fox. Goldberg also wrote episodes of acclaimed series M*A*S*H and The Bob Newhart Show.
He is also known for the end credits during all of his series, which famously ended with a photo of his Black Labrador Retriever in front of the Louvre in Paris, with Goldberg saying, "Sit, Ubu, sit! Good dog," followed by a bark.