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Isaac Watts

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A Uk hymn composer, poet, and theologian, he’s credited with an increase of than 700 hymns, like the well-known “Joy towards the Globe.” He examined Greek, Hebrew and Latin at King Edward VI College in Southampton, Britain. Also a logician, he released a 1724 textbook using the extended title of Reasoning, or THE PROPER Use of Cause in the Enquiry After Truth With a number of Rules to protect Against Mistake in the Affairs of Religious beliefs and Human Lifestyle, as well such as the Sciences. He was raised in a family group of religious non-conformists, and his dad was double imprisoned for his values. His poem, Against Idleness and Mischief, was parodied by writer Lewis Carroll in Alice’s Ventures in Wonderland.

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Full Name Isaac Watts
Date Of Birth July 17, 1674
Died November 25, 1748, Stoke Newington, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth England
Profession Poet
Education King Edward VI School, Southampton
Star Sign Cancer

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love2016TV Movie writer: "Joy to the World"
Upper Middle Bogan2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Christmas Project2016writer: "Joy to the World"
Random Acts2016TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Christmas Is2016TV Movie writer: "Joy to the World"
Murdoch Mysteries2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Love the Coopers2015writer: "Joy to the World"
Christmas Icetastrophe2014TV Movie writer: "Joy To The World"
Correcting Christmas2014TV Movie writer: "Joy to the World"
Saturday Night LiveTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2010
A Madea Christmas2013writer: "Joy to the World"
Grimm2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Studio C2013TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Guess Who's Coming to Christmas2013TV Movie writer: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
Glee2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Good Wife2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Getaway2013writer: "Joy to the World"
Orange Is the New Black2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Mistle-Tones2012TV Movie writer: "Joy to the World Rock"
The Swan Princess Christmas2012writer: "Joy to the World"
12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue2012music: "Toy land / Joy To The World" / writer: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
Gila!2012TV Movie music: "Jazz Joy To The World"
The Fitzgerald Family Christmas2012writer: "Joy To The World"
Hatfields & McCoys2012TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Christmas with a Capital C2011lyrics: "Joy to the World"
12 Dates of Christmas2011TV Movie writer: "Joy to the World"
Mon arbre2011writer: "Joy To The World"
The Moth Diaries2011writer: "O God, Our Help In Ages Past"
Ice Quake2010TV Movie writer: "Joy To the World"
Fireplace for your Home: Christmas Music2010writer: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
Live from Studio Five2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Community2009TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
One Good Man2009lyrics: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
Will You Merry Me?2008TV Movie lyrics: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
House M.D.2008TV Series 1 episode
Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage2008writer: "Joy To The World"
Barbie in 'A Christmas Carol'2008Video "Joy To The World"
The Burrowers2008lyrics: "Alas, And Did My Saviour Bleed" - uncredited
Midsomer Murders2008TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Let Her Be2008Video short performer: "Steamroller" / writer: "Steamroller"
Radio City Christmas Spectacular2007TV Movie writer: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising2007lyrics: "Joy to the World"
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey2007writer: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
Amazing Grace2007/IVideo lyrics: "When I Survey The Wond'rous Cross"
7th Heaven2005-2006TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Christmas Card2006TV Movie writer: "Joy to the World"
Unaccompanied Minors2006writer: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
My Brother2006writer: "Joy to the World"
African American Lives2006TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 4 episodes
The Family Stone2005writer: "Joy to the World"
The Simpsons2002-2005TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes
Veronica Mars2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Christmas with the Kranks2004"Joy to the World" 1719
Saved!2004lyrics: "Joy to the World" 1719
Radio2003lyrics: "Joy to the World" 1719
In Search of the Brontës2003TV Movie writer: "O God, Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
The Barber2002music: "Joy To The World"
Becker2002TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Roswell2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lorna Doone2000TV Movie lyrics: "O God, Our Help in Ages Past" / writer: "O God, Our Help in Ages Past"
The West Wing2000TV Series writer - 1 episode
Everybody Loves Raymond2000TV Series writer - 1 episode
Something to Sing About2000TV Movie writer: "We're Marching to Zion"
I Dreamed of Africa2000lyrics: "O God Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
Futurama1999TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas1999Video writer: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
200 Cigarettes1999as I. Watts, "Joy to the World"
The Other Sister1999lyrics: "Joy to the World"
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Haba-baba-doo! Puti-puti-poo!1998lyrics: "Joy To The World"
Homicide: Life on the Street1997TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Christmas Unwrapped: The History of Christmas1997TV Movie documentary lyrics: "Joy To the World"
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas1997Video writer: "Joy to the World"
A Dance to the Music of Time1997TV Mini-Series 1 episode
Chicago Cab1997lyrics: "Joy to the World"
Dead Man Walking1995writer: "This Is The Day The Lord Has Made"
Pinky and the Brain1995TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Reckless1995lyrics: "Joy to the World" 1719
The Garden1995Video writer: "OLD 100TH"
Miracle on 34th Street1994writer: "Joy to the World"
Grumpy Old Men1993writer: "Joy to the World"
Northern Exposure1991TV Series writer - 1 episode
Because It's Christmas: Barry Manilow1991Video documentary music: "Joy To The World/Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"
Not Without My Daughter1991writer: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
Christmas at Home1990TV Movie documentary lyrics: "Joy To The World"
Quantum Leap1990TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Funny Farm1988writer: "Joy To The World" - uncredited
Fame1986TV Series writer - 1 episode
Little House on the Prairie1978-1981TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes
Chariots of Fire1981lyrics: "Jesus Shall Reign" 1793 - uncredited
The Waltons1977-1979TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes
The Carpenters at Christmas1977TV Special writer: "Deck the Halls / Joy to the World"
Carry on Dick1974lyrics: "Oh God, Our Help In Ages Past" - uncredited
Fol-de-Rol1972TV Movie writer: "Joy to the World"
Cold Turkey1971lyrics: "Our God, Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
Love Story1970"Joy To The World"
Till Death Us Do Part1968writer: "O God, Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
The President's Analyst1967lyrics: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
Tom Jones1963lyrics: "O God Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
The Many Loves of Dobie GillisTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1959 - 1961 lyrics - 1 episode, 1962
Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol1962TV Movie writer: "Joy To the World" - uncredited
Bonanza1961TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Red Skelton Hour1961TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Twilight Zone1960TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show1957-1960TV Series lyrics - 3 episodes
The Candlemaker1957Short lyrics: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
All That Heaven Allows1955lyrics: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
O. Henry's Full House1952lyrics: "Joy to the World" - uncredited
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain1951lyrics: "We're Marching to Zion"
Santa's Surprise1947Short writer: "Joy To The World" - uncredited
Christmas Eve1947lyrics: "Joy To The World" - uncredited
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes1945"Joy to the World" 1719, uncredited
A Yank in London1945lyrics: "Oh God Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
The Uninvited1944writer: "O God, Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
Sundown1941lyrics: "O God Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
Bedtime for Sniffles1940Short lyrics: "Joy to the World" 1719 - uncredited
The Proud Valley1940lyrics: "O God, Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
21 Days Together1940lyrics: "O God, Our Help in Ages Past" - uncredited
In Name Only1939lyrics: "Joy To The World" - uncredited
Spitfire1934"At the Cross" 1885, uncredited

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