Courage the Cowardly Dog
Courage the Cowardly Dog
Irvin S

Irvin S. Bauer was a writer on Courage the Cowardly Dog. Primarily a playwright and screenwriter, he wrote original Broadway plays and several films. Bauer also taught writing at several colleges. Alongside Bonkers, Courage was one of only two animated productions he was a part of. Bauer died on July 24, 2015.[1]


Irvin was credited with writing the following episodes:

Season 1:[]

  1. A Night at the Katz Motel
  2. Cajun Granny Stew
  3. The Shadow of Courage
  4. Dr. Le Quack, Amnesia Specialist
  5. Courage Meets Bigfoot
  6. The Demon in the Mattress
  7. Mother's Day
  8. The Hunchback of Nowhere
  9. The Snowman Cometh
  10. The Precious, Wonderful, Adorable, Lovable Duckling
  11. Heads of Beef
  12. The Revenge of the Chicken from Outer Space
  13. The Great Fusilli

Although Bauer did not pen any episodes afterward, he remained on the show through all four seasons as a staff writer and senior story consultant.


  1. Irvin Bauer - Obituary. July 31, 2015. The New York Times (published on Retrieved June 30, 2020.