Fred Savage dismissed as ‘Wonder Years’ reboot producer over allegations of inappropriate conduct

Nature of allegations unclear.

Updated: May 7, 2022 - 6:15pm

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Longtime actor Fred Savage, who was helming the reboot of the 1980s dramedy sitcom :The Wonder Years," has been dismissed from that role due to allegations of inappropriate conduct, according to media reports.

Savage – who starred as a child actor in the original iteration of the series – was recently the subject of "allegations of inappropriate conduct," 20th Television told media outlets in a statement. 

Upon learning about the allegations, "as is policy, an investigation was launched," the studio said. "Upon its completion, the decision was made to terminate his employment as an executive producer and director of 'The Wonder Years.' "

The nature of the allegations is unclear, though Deadline writer Nellie Andreeva suggested that the conduct “included verbal outbursts and inappropriate behavior.”

Savage is also known for his work in movies such as the "Princess Bride" and the Netflix series "Friends From College." 

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