May 19, 2012
Though the trade suggests that Harmon will remain aboard as a “consulting producer”, Harmon took to his own Tumblr with a decidedly less-encouraging update.
“You may have read that I am technically ‘signed on’ by default, to be an executive consulting something or other,” Harmon writes, “which is a relatively standard protective clause for a creator in my position. Guys like me cant actually just be shot and left in a ditch by Skynet, were still allowed to have a title on the things we create and ‘help out,’ like, I guess sharpening pencils and stuff.”
Both humorous and impassioned, Harmon’s full piece can be read by clicking here.