J.R. Young is a writer who wrote or co-wrote over a dozen episodes of Muppet Babies, beginning in the fifth season. Young's first three scripts were solo, while the remainder were co-written with story editor Hank Saroyan.
Young also wrote episodes of the Hanna-Barbera series Trollkins, Rude Dog and the Dweebs, and Fievel's American Tails.
- Episode 507: Scooter By Any Other Name
- Episode 601: This Old Nursery
- Episode 605: Not Necessarily the Babies
- Episode 703: Operators Are Standing By
- Episode 710: Sing a Song of Superheroes
- Episode 712: Kermit Pan
- Episode 714: At the Movies
- Episode 715: In Search of the Bronzed Beetle
- Episode 801: The Transcontinental Whoo-Whoo
- Episode 802: Get Me to the Perch on Time
- Episode 803: Bearly Alone Babies
- Episode 804: Remote Control Cornballs
- Episode 805: Nice to Have Gnome You
- Episode 808: Eight Flags Over the Nursery