Bill Steinkellner and Cheri Steinkellner (maiden name Eichen) are a husband and wife writing team, known for working on The Jeffersons, Benson, The Facts of Life, Who's the Boss and Hope and Gloria, among others. The two had met each other at the Groundlings, and married in 1982. Cheri, then an actress, started helping her writer husband on his scripts, and soon enough, the two became a writing team. They came to prominence working on the show Cheers, and helped create Teacher's Pet alongside Gary Baseman.
Teacher's Pet episodes written
- "Pet Project"
- "Movin' on Pup"
- "A Lick is Still a Kiss"
- "Let Sleeping-Over Dogs Lie"
- "You Can't Bite City Hall"
- "Never Take Candy From a Kindergartner"
- "The Grass Seed is Always Greener..."
- "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Green"
- "Mr. Jolly: Man..... or Mouser?"
- "The Turkey That Came to Dinner"
- "Attack of the Fifty Inch Girl"
- Teacher's Pet: The Movie
- They have three children: Kit, Teddy and Emma. Teddy Naven and Emma Whitemill, characters in the Teacher's Pet series, are named after them.