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The TV Shows of 1997
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TV Show: Buffy the Vampire Slayer ( 1997 )
"Into every generation, there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer."Buffy Summers is the latest in a line of young women known as "Vampire Slayers" who have to battle vampires, demons and other forces of evil, all while growing up and dealing with love and teenage angst in this iconic cult series. She and her "Scooby Gang" fight the good fight in a small town called Sunnydale.
TV Show: South Park ( 1997 )
South Park is an adult comedy animation show centred around 4 children in the small town of south park. Its humour is often dark involving satirical elements and mocking current real-life events.
TV Show: Stargate SG-1 ( 1997 )
Stargate SG-1 is a science fiction series based on the original film Stargate. It involves the team SG-1 going on various adventures to different alien worlds through Stargates. Throughout the series they encounter various alien threats and allies including but not limited to the Goa'uld and the Asgard.
TV Show: Oz ( 1997 )
HBO's violent men-behind-bars drama is an addictive, testosterone-driven soap opera for guys. The eight episodes of the first season set the style for the show: a massive cast of a vivid characters on both sides of the bars, four or five stories unleashed at a breakneck pace and framed by angry, oddball introductions, and a soaring casualty rate. Created by Homicide producer Tom Fontana, this drama quickly earned its rightful reputation as the most brutal show on TV. It's simple chemistry: combine volatile ingredients in a confined space, shut tight, and shake.
TV Show: King of the Hill ( 1997 )
King of the Hill follows the life of Hank Hill, his wife Peggy, their 13-year-old son Bobby, their 18-year-old niece Luanne, her husband Lucky, their newborn baby girl Gracie and his beer guzzling neighborhood buddies, Dale, Bill and Boomhauer.
TV Show: The Practice ( 1997 )
Set in Boston, The Practice centers on a firm of passionate attorneys to whom every case is important and every client worth a fight to the end. Pursuing justice, however, sometimes means crossing the line...
TV Show: Pokémon ( 1997 )
The Sun and Moon series follows Ash Ketchum on his new Journey in Alola with his companion, Pikachu. He and his mother, Deliah leave for the Alola region on a vacation, however once seeing the Pokémon School, Ash decides to stay in Alola on a new journey.From there he adventures across the region with his new RotomDex, as well as his new classmates.
TV Show: Ally McBeal ( 1997 )
Meet Ally McBeal, a single lawyer both blessed and cursed with eccentric colleagues, a now-married-to-someone-else childhood sweetheart, and an incredibly overactive imagination that's working overtime!
TV Show: The Shining ( 1997 )
The Shining is a television adaptation of a Stephen King novel that follows a recovering alcoholic professor. He ends up taking a job as a winter caretaker for a remote Colorado hotel which he seeks as an opportunity to finish a piece of work. With his wife and son with him, the caretaker settles in, only to see visions of the hotel's long deceased employees and guests. With evil intentions, they manipulate him into his dark side which takes a toll on him and his family.
TV Show: Just Shoot Me! ( 1997 )
Following her on-air sabotage of a testy television news anchorwoman, writer Maya Gallo suddenly finds herself out on the street. Unable to find a job and facing eviction from her apartment, she takes the advice of her roommate Wally and goes to see her estranged father, women's magazine editor Jack Gallo, for help. However, in order to see him, she must first run a gauntlet created by Jack's staff at Blush, including his assistant Dennis Finch, former model Nina Van Horn and head photographer Elliot Dimauro.
TV Show: Dharma & Greg ( 1997 )
When free-spirited yoga instructor Dharma Finkelstein meets conservative attorney Greg Montgomery, it's love at first sight. Unfortunately, there is absolutely no love in the air when Dharma's hippie parents and Greg's blue-blood establishment parents finally meet after their children have already married at a drive-thru chapel in Reno. With friends and family all suggesting that a quick annulment would be best, it's no surprise that the couple begins to second-guess their impulsive nuptials. But it's soon evident that nothing can stand in the way of true love!
TV Show: Jonathan Creek ( 1997 )
Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.
TV Show: La Femme Nikita ( 1997 )
Framed for killing a cop, Nikita agrees to work for a secret government agency.
TV Show: Earth: Final Conflict ( 1997 )
In the early twenty-first century Earth is visited by the Taelons', an alien species, claiming to be companions of humanity. They use their superior technology and wisdom to help Earth solve its most pressing problems – famine, disease, war – but suspicions arise that a darker agenda may be part of the Taelons' ultimate plans.
The only hope to discover the truth falls to a small team of humans lead by William Boone, a former Special Forces soldier turned cop. After rescuing Da'an, the Taelon "overseer" for North America from assassination, Boone is made their interspecies liaison. Along with members of a budding underground human resistance movement, Boone investigates the purpose behind the Taelons' acts of benevolence to uncover the true intentions of their visit to Earth. Only one thing is certain, what they might discover will change humanity forever.
TV Show: Berserk ( 1997 )
Berserk is a 25-part anime set in a dark fantasy/horror environment whereby the series focuses on the main character guts; a lone swordman who later meets up with a group of mercenaries called the band of the hawk. The leader of this band holds a strange necklace called a behelit that will only lead to evil.
TV Show: Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction ( 1997 )
"Within this hour we will tell you five stories, some real, some fake, you decide. Your call". This weekly series first premiered in May 1997. Back then with host, James Brolin. He then left, and Jonathan Frakes, made it very interesting as host there on after. This series has been on and off, with 'burnoffs' that included over 1997/1998, where they just brought it back for one day on Friday, which made people confused because it didn't air the week after that. But again, FOX revived it was brought back for the Summer 2002. Creepy true stories like the boy vanishing in the closet, and false stories, like the dog coming back to life, and the couple struggling with money finds the Gone with the Wind dresses in their closet. Watch Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction? on the Sci-Fi Channel every Wednesday at 7:00pm EST. Also check out the Marathon on Wednesday, Oct. 27th starting at 8:00am.
TV Show: Daria ( 1997 )
The people of Lawndale just don't get Daria Morgendorffer. She's cool with that. See, Daria was born alienated, and now she's just trying to make it through high school with as little human contact as possible. Popularity, friends, activities... whatever. Daria lacks enthusiasm, but she makes up for it with sarcasm. Daria is the spin-off of MTV's most sucessful cartoon, Beavis and Butt-Head.
TV Show: Recess ( 1997 )
Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.
TV Show: Sunset Beach ( 1997 )
Sunset Beach was a short-running American television soap opera, first broadcast in the United States on NBC on January 6, 1997, and last airing on December 31, 1999. The show followed the loves and lives of the people living in a fictional coastal city named Sunset Beach, on the coast of California. The show was co-produced by NBC and Spelling Television. It aired in over 70 countries around the world. Sunset Beach won two Daytime Emmy Awards and was nominated another 11 times. The show also received 22 nominations for various other awards.
TV Show: Teletubbies ( 1997 )
In this television show for babies, the four colourful Teletubbies coo and play in idyllic Teletubbyland. They repeat fun, infant-pleasing activities such as rolling on the ground, laughing, running about, and watching real children on the televisions on their bellies. Mysterious pinwheels and telephones rise out of the meadow to loosely direct the day's activities. The Sun, featuring a baby's face, comments on the proceedings with baby noises, and it rises and sets to begin and end the show.
TV Show: Spawn ( 1997 )
Adults-only animated series about a CIA hit man whose death causes him to seal a deal with the devil. But the devil transforms him into 'hell spawn,' a dark warrior who battles the forces of evil on the earth--and in himself.
TV Show: The New Batman Adventures ( 1997 )
The New Batman Adventures comes from the creators of Batman and Superman. This series was created because Fox had not lived up to the contract that they had given Batman, so the WB decided to give the show another chance. Bruce Timm then went back and decided to re-design all of the characters from Batman and ended up revamping the series all-together.(Source: animeflavor)
TV Show: Smart Guy ( 1997 )
Set in Washington, D.C., Smart Guy centers on the misadventures of boy genius and youngest child T.J. Henderson, who at the age of 10 moves from elementary school and gets transferred to Piedmont High School, where he ends up becoming a high school sophomore with teenagers as his classmates. He must adjust to the life with older, but not necessarily wiser, high school teenagers – including his brother Marcus and Marcus's best friend Mo. Stories typically deal with T.J.'s missteps of trying to fit in as a kid genius, while being a small kid in high school, as well as the contrast between his smarts and his brother's underachieving nature.
TV Show: I'm Alan Partridge ( 1997 )
This classic BBC comedy comes courtesy of Steve Coogan. Alan is a fictional self-obsessed DJ who has had several TV jobs in the past (including chat show 'Knowing Me Knowing You') and has failed to bounce back from his long dead career. Each episode normally sees Alan resorting to embarrassing anecdotes, insulting someone without noticing and failing to revive his career.
TV Show: The View ( 1997 )
The View is a live, one-hour daily talk show from ABC featuring moderator Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Michelle Collins, Paula Faris and Raven-Symoné. It is the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations.
TV Show: Johnny Bravo ( 1997 )
"Johnny Bravo" tells the story of a biceps-bulging, karate-chopping free spirit who believes he is a gift from God to the women of the earth. Unfortunately for Johnny, everyone else sees him as a narcissistic Mama's boy with big muscles and even bigger hair. In short, he is the quintessential guy who 'just doesn't get it.' No matter what he does, or where he finds himself, he always winds up being his own worst enemy.
TV Show: The Hunger ( 1997 )
The Hunger is a spine-tingling horror anthology series from Executive Producers Tony and Ridley Scott. Each episode will draw you into a mesmerizing world of terrifying characters and erotic encounters, where demons feed on the weakness of men and temptation consumes reason.
TV Show: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids ( 1997 )
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (truncated to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids in the show's title sequence) is an American syndicated comic science fiction sitcom based on the 1989 film, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. It expands upon the original film's concept of a shrinking experiment gone wrong to include a myriad of experiments gone awry. It debuted in syndication on September 1, 1997 and ran for three consecutive seasons, concluding with the 66th episode on May 20, 2000.Peter Scolari took over the role as Wayne Szalinski, the wacky inventor in the original film, played by Rick Moranis. Each episode incorporates new technologies and digital effects to feature the family in various new adventures.
TV Show: Bear in the Big Blue House ( 1997 )
Bear and his friends live in the Big Blue House, where Bear helps his house-mates to solve everyday problems or learn new things. In addition to spending time with the house-mates (Treelo the lemur, Ojo the bear cub, Tutter the mouse, and Pip and Pop the otters) bear also takes time out to listen to Shadow's tales and ends each day by reflecting on the lessons learned and singing 'The Goodbye Song' with Luna the moon.
TV Show: Caillou ( 1998 )
This show is about the life of a young bald boy named Caillou, his family and his friends. It is based on the books by Christine L'Heureux and Helene Despeteaux, which is highly popular in the Quebec area in Canada. There are actually two versions of the show. The first version premiered in late 1997, is only 5 minutes in length, consists of 65 episodes, and is fully animated. The plot line of this version is that a grandmother reads her grandchildren a Caillou book. While this version enjoys success in some countries outside the US, it was never formally aired in the US. The second version, which premiered in late 2000, has the show extended to 30 minutes, and has puppets, music and live action segments thrown in. The animation parts, however, are a mixture of the first version of the show with the "grandma reading to kids" part of the story lopped off and some new stories (however...
TV Show: Men in Black: The Series ( 1997 )
Men in Black: The Series, also known as MIB: The Series and Men in Black: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series that originally aired on The WB's Kids' WB from October 11, 1997 to June 30, 2002.The show features characters from 1997's science fiction film Men in Black.
TV Show: Police Academy: The Series ( 1997 )
Police Academy: The Series is a syndicated 1997 television series spin-off from the Police Academy series of films. Michael Winslow was the only actor from the Police Academy films to have a recurring role on the show, although several of the film's cast made occasional guest appearances.
TV Show: Conan the Adventurer ( 1997 )
Conan the Adventurer is a prequel to both the Conan movies and tell more stories featuring Conan and his friends. There was also a cartoon series called Conan the Adventurer.
TV Show: The New Adventures of Robin Hood ( 1997 )
Robin Hood and his band of outlaws which includes Marian, Little John, and Friar Tuck, rob from the rich and give to the poor as they fight against Prince John, the Sheriff of Nottingham, and all other manner of evil people and creatures. Magic plays as much a part as the sword and the arrow.
TV Show: Pensacola: Wings of Gold ( 1997 )
James Brolin stars as Lt Col Bill Kelly, a war veteran and fearless pilot. The Marines are Kelly's whole life, but now he's questioning his choices. Kelly is angry that his elite task force, 'The Sea Dragons', has been disbanded due to government cutbacks, and he's reluctant to accept a fresh assignment - training another new group of Nugget fighter pilots.
TV Show: Breaker High ( 1997 )
Join the students of Breaker High, a high school on a cruise ship, while they experience fun and adventure, love and heartache, with good times and bad as they explore the high seas and get an education.
TV Show: Roar ( 1997 )
A young Irish chieftain fights against Roman encroachment.
TV Show: 100% ( 1997 )
100% was a general knowledge quiz show. Three contestants were asked one hundred questions with the choice of three answers. The contestant with the most correct answers at the end of the show would win £100 and be asked back to compete on the next show.
TV Show: Port Charles ( 1997 )
Port Charles is one busy medical community. Audrey Hardy keeps an eye on things at the hospital where Ellen, Julie, Chris, Eve, Joe, Karen and Matt hang their hats. Kevin Collins and Lucy Coe have an on-again, off-again relationship that is challenged by Lucy's former flame, Scott Baldwin. Medicine and mayhem are usually the order of the day in Port Charles.
TV Show: Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation ( 1997 )
The Next Mutation was a live-action spin-off of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from Saban. The most famous (and most controversial) thing about this show was that it introduced a fifth mutant turtle called Venus de Milo, the TMNT's long lost sister. Set after the events of the three movies, it turns out there was five turtles originally, but after coming into contact with the mutagen they were separated; Donatello, Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo were found by Splinter, Venus was found by a Shinobi master called Chung I. Chung I took Venus to China where he taught her the way of the Shinobi. Finally reunited after seventeen years, the turtles must face a new threat: The Dragon Lord, the brutal dictator of the notorious army of dragons known as The Rank.
TV Show: Veronica's Closet ( 1997 )
Veronica's Closet follows Veronica 'Ronnie' Chase, aka the 'Queen of Romance.' As the founder of a successful lingerie empire and best-selling author of self-help romance books, Ronnie has it all ... money, success, sex appeal and a philandering husband. How she will find true happiness without jeopardizing her business will be her biggest challenge yet. A devoted wife for 14 years and a savvy entrepreneur, Ronnie has built an enterprise based on romance despite her philandering husband. However, as of late, his indiscretions have become too frequent and painful to overlook. She can no longer tolerate finding his bimbos' undergarments in her house or the tabloids photographing him with other women. Infidelity is hard enough without having to endure public humiliation.
TV Show: USA High ( 1997 )
Six suite-mates at an exclusive American high school in Paris become friends and have the time of their lives.The Six friends (4 Americans, a Brit and a German) are enrolled at "The American Academy of Paris" boarding school in Paris, France, which is run by a stuffy English principal, but who are taught by a gorgeous Dutch teacher. Hilarity ensues.
TV Show: Working ( 1997 )
Matt is an idealistic and young college graduate, whose new job at multinational corporation Upton/Webber makes him realize that his ideals differ from reality. Despite the style-over-substance shortcuts favored by the company, he is determined to prove that hard work pays off.
TV Show: Team Knight Rider ( 1997 )
Ten years ago...all it took was one man, and one car, to get the job done. Now...the Foundation for Law and Government, has assembled five highly skilled operatives, and paired them with the most advanced state of the art vehicles, to take on a new breed of outlaw. They are...Team Knight Rider.
TV Show: Dead Man's Gun ( 1997 )
A pistol forged in hell brings sorrow to the lives of those who posses it.
TV Show: Lexx ( 1997 )
Hailed as "the most imaginative Sci-Fi since The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (New York Daily News), Lexx follows the nomadic existence of four misfit characters who have inadvertently stolen the most powerful weapon of destruction ever made: a Manhattan-sized, genetically-modified insect-ship. In its debut season, the Lexx's quirky crew-former security guard, Captain Stanley Tweedle; the luscious love slave Zev; the dead-but-deadly assassin Kai; and the robot head 790.
TV Show: Student Bodies ( 1997 )
Student Bodies follows a group of students at Thomas A. Edison High School, who created their own student newspaper entitled Student Bodies. Each episode blends the real-life happenings at school with cartoons of how Cody, who illustrates Student Bodies, humorously sees the events.
TV Show: Ned's Newt ( 1998 )
What happens when Ned overfeeds his 4 inch-long, lethargic pet newt with Zippo Newt Food? That little, harmless newt turns into a five hundred-pound monster called Newton: the most mischievous, gluttonous, fun playmate ever! An incredible mimic, Newton can camouflage himself to avoid detection from grown-ups and other kids, and is always there to lend a sympathetic ear or clown around with his best pal Ned. This can be a real problem when Mom wants to know who destroyed the shag rug with the lawnmower - but works great when Ned needs help standing his ground with the school bully. Ned and Newton are inseparable.
TV Show: The Wacky World of Tex Avery ( 1997 )
The magic of classic animation returns in this series of animated cartoon shorts starring the next generation of classic cartoon characters in wild "squash & stretch"-style, and 4th wall breaking antics! These belly-laugh-funny short segments each star a different member of a wild family of original characters including the bumbling Roman centurion, "Pompeii Pete," the inept conqueror and the little princess he cannot conquer ("Genghis and Khannie,") the lamest super hero on 4 legs ("Power Pooch"), the world's first inventor ("Einstone"), the ultra pesky "Freddie the Fly" and of course, wackiest hero in the old West, "Tex Avery" himself. An homage to the brilliant, hilarious and great.
TV Show: Franklin ( 1997 )
Described by Doug Thomas of Amazon.com as "a little more hip than Little Bear and a little less talky than Arthur," Franklin is a delightful cartoon about Franklin Turtle, his family and his many friends. Although Franklin is a turtle, he's like any kid his age. He attends school, enjoys playing with his friends and likes to try new things on his own, although sometimes he still he needs some help from his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Turtle. He has a goldfish named Goldie and a stuffed dog named Sam. There were a few changes to Franklin throughout its run, including the introduction of a new opening sequence and the introduction of Franklin's baby sister. There were also a few cast and crew changes. However, the important things stayed the same. The program went on to air six seasons, as well as a direct-to-video movie, Franklin and the Green Knight and two other direct-to-video releases. Addi...
TV Show: The Tony Danza Show ( 1997 )
Who's the boss? Not Tony DiMeo, a freelance New York sportswriter who's feeling a little stressed out as he tries to raise his two daughters following a recent separation from his wife. His dad, Frank, is all too ready to dispatch worthless advice from his bakery in Little Italy, while techno wiz Carmen frequently shows up to help Tony with his cranky computer.
TV Show: Behind the Music ( 1997 )
Behind the Music details the rise and fall of many of the most popular musical acts of the last 25 years. The show was nominated for the Emmy for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series for four consecutive years.
TV Show: NightMan ( 1997 )
Johnny Domino is a well-known San Franciscan jazz musician who is accidentally struck by lightning in a freak cable-car accident. The strike allows him to telepathically recognize evil but robs him of the ability to sleep. Although Night Man has no other superhuman powers on his own, he owns a special bulletproof bodysuit that gives him several abilities, including flight, holographic camouflage-style invisibility and advanced sight functions through the round red lens over his left eye including the ability to see in the dark and fire a laser beam. His arch nemesis is computer technologies billionaire Kieran Keyes.
TV Show: Figure It Out ( 1998 )
A group of four different panelists popular on Nickelodeon programs try to figure out the talents of different guests. They are given clues that they can feel, see, taste, and also given to them though charades.
TV Show: Cow and Chicken ( 1997 )
The series follows the surreal adventures of a cow, named Cow, and her chicken brother, named Chicken. They are often antagonized by "The Red Guy", who poses as various characters to scam them.
TV Show: City Guys ( 1997 )
Chris Anderson may be a scion of New York high society, but after he gets kicked out of his school for bad behavior, he winds up in the same place as Harlem street kid Jamal Grant: the none-too-hallowed halls of Manny High School, where they, along with their friends, learn that staying out of trouble is harder than their parents may think.
TV Show: Teen Angel ( 1997 )
Teen Angel is an American fantasy sitcom that aired during ABC's TGIF Friday night lineup from 1997 to 1998. The series was created by The Simpsons writers/producers Al Jean and Mike Reiss. Teen Angel follows a high school boy, Steve Beauchamp (Corbin Allred), and his recently deceased best friend, Marty DePolo (Mike Damus), who dies from eating a six-month-old hamburger from under Steve's bed on a dare and is then sent back to Earth as Steve's guardian angel. Marty's guide is a large, orange and disembodied head named Rod (Ron Glass), who identifies as God's cousin (a running gag throughout the series is that Rod is mistaken for God himself).Maureen McCormick, who played Steve's mother, Judy, left the series halfway through its run. Marty, as a supernatural being, would frequently break the fourth wall; for instance, prior to the opening credits of the episode "Grumpy Young Men", Marty explained the absence of Steve's mother and the return of his father to the viewers.
TV Show: The Angry Beavers ( 1997 )
Norbert and Daggett are two fun loving beaver brothers, who had to leave home when their mum had a new litter. Now in their own chill palace of a home, Norb and Dag can stay up as late as they want, watch late night movies and eat what they want, but living on your own isn't always a blast... Like most brothers Dag and Norb are close and have their fare share of ups and downs. When they're down they sure are a couple of Angry Beavers!
TV Show: Pepper Ann ( 1997 )
"Pepper Ann" is a freaky 12 year old who's slicker than grease in this hilarious cartoon where she's on a neverending quest to be cool! With her 2 good friends Nicky and Milo, they can conquer anything!
TV Show: Jenny ( 1997 )
After inheriting a residence in Hollywood Jenny and her friend quit their under paid jobs in Utica and New York to move to this beautiful place. The house is being mortgaged afflicted so they have to rent the rooms out to wannabe-movie-stars. While living the movie style life, Jenny searches for her Hollywood actor Father who she has never meant. This show was cancelled before its time, with a total of 17 episodes (7 unaired) though all 17 episodes aired in the UK and other countries.
TV Show: Mike Hammer, Private Eye ( 1997 )
Stacy Keach reprises his role from the 1980's as Mickey Spillane's hard-boiled private detective Mike Hammer.
TV Show: Extreme Ghostbusters ( 1997 )
TV Show: Fired Up ( 1997 )
Fired Up is a sitcom that took a look at what happens when a self-centered, high-powered promotions executive with a large Manhattan firm and her personal assistant both get laid off, then form their own business venture and try to work on an equal footing. Sharon Lawrence of NYPD Blue starred as Gwen, the ex-exec; and Leah Remini, later to be seen on The King of Queens, played her former assistant Terry. The principal cast was rounded out with newcomer Mark Feuerstein as aspiring writer Danny, Terry's brother and roommate; and veteran Jonathan Banks, owner of the bar/restaurant Clockworks, over which the others live and who is enamored of Gwen the first time he lays eyes on her.
TV Show: You Wish ( 1997 )
You Wish is an American fantasy sitcom that ran from September 26, 1997 to June 23, 1998. It started as part of ABC's TGIF programming on Friday nights for the fall of 1997, along with Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Boy Meets World, and Teen Angel. Just as Sabrina, the Teenage Witch was considered a 1990s version of Bewitched, You Wish was a 1990s version of I Dream of Jeannie. In this situation, a genie lives with a family, instead of a single man. In the show's pilot episode, Gillian Apple (Harley Jane Kozak) and her two children, Mickey Apple (Alex McKenna) and Travis Apple (Nathan Lawrence) visit a rug shop where they meet the owner, Madman Mustafa (John Rhys-Davies). There they buy a rug, where they unexpectedly release a genie (John Ales), who has been imprisoned for 2,000 years. The genie's name is simply "Genie", although in the first episode Gillian refers to him as "Steve from Canoga Park", an alias he later uses. Jerry Van Dyke was introduced to the show in the third episode as Genie's Grandpa Max.
TV Show: Between Brothers ( 1997 )
Charles and James Gordon are young, good looking brothers with conflicting differences. Charles is a workaholic doctor, and James is a fun playboy. They have two friends from college, a local TV weatherman named Dusty, and a bitter divorcee named Mitchell in debt to two ex-wives. This series aired on FOX TV from September 1997 to January 1998. In January 1999 UPN picked up Between Brothers and aired new episodes up to August 1999.
TV Show: The Chris Rock Show ( 1997 )
One of the best stand-up comedians of our time Chris Rock got his big break in this intelligent yet hilarious Emmy award winning variety/stand-up comedy show.
TV Show: Premium Blend ( 1997 )
Premium Blend is a stand-up comedy show on Comedy Central. Each episode features stand-up routines by four different guest comedians. Premium Blend premiered in 1997 and features a different host each year.
TV Show: Pacific Palisades ( 1997 )
Set in the Los Angeles suburb of the same name, Pacific Palisades follows the lives of young professionals who have it all, but haven't paid for it yet, on the Southern California fast track to fame, fortune, scandal and ruin. The cast of characters includes Joanna and Nick Hadley, a young married couple who left their native Midwest for the Pacific Coast where Nick has landed a job as an architect; Joanna's troubled teenage sister Rachel Whittaker- later discovered to be her illegitimate daughter at the end of the series; Rachel's friends Ashley & Michael who excel in sneakiness; Robert and Kate Russo, whose sterling life is beginning to tarnish; Jessica Mitchell, a rising professional whose choice of men leads to trouble; Matt Dunning, a construction businessman with a dark side; Laura Sinclair, a real estate agent who does whatever it takes to close a deal; Cory Robbins, a promising but manipulative plastic surgeon; and beautiful Beth Hooper, who rents an apartment from Laura and is being romanced by Cory.
TV Show: Meego ( 1997 )
Meego is a 9,000-year-old shape-shifting alien from the planet Marmazon 4.0. After his spaceship crashes, he is discovered by three children; Trip , Maggie and Alex Parker. They live with their single father, Dr. Edward Parker and pass Meego off as human (he does not want anyone to know that he is extraterrestrial, and tells people he is from Canada instead). Although he plans to go home as soon as his ship is repaired, he becomes attached to the children and decides to remain on Earth to care for them.
TV Show: Mummies Alive! ( 1997 )
In this animated series, five mummies from ancient Egypt are revived in modern-day San Francisco. They were the bodyguards of the pharaoh's son, Rapses, and are brought back to life to battle Scarab, the evil sorcerer who killed Rapses millennia ago. Scarab is back and trying to find Rapses reincarnated spirit, which is found in the body of a boy named Presley Carnovan.
TV Show: The Weird Al Show ( 1997 )
"The Weird Al Show" included "Weird Al" Yankovic, The Hooded Avenger, Madame Judy, J.B. Toppersmith, and Al's pet, Harvey the Wonder Hamster. The show was educationally based, but it did have a lot of Al's very weird humor, and some guest stars and musical acts.
TV Show: Tenacious D ( 1997 )
Based on the Band Tenacious D, has Jack Black and Kyle Gass performing thier songs and going through crazy adventures.
TV Show: The Crocodile Hunter ( 1997 )
Steve and wife Terri educate and entertain on the subject of Australia's all too often dangerous wildlife.
TV Show: I Am Weasel ( 1997 )
An intentionally famous genius, I. M. Weasel is envied by the his less-than-clever counterpart, I. R. Baboon. No matter what outlandish adventure I. R. Baboon undertakes, it seems that the wordly I. M. Weasel is there before him, winning the adultation of all. Such acclaim frustrates I. R. Baboon, often leading him to him to exclaim: "Why is always him? Should be I?". I Am Weasel started as the segment of Cow and Chicken but in Season 5 it separated.
TV Show: Brooklyn South ( 1997 )
Adam Rodriguez, Yancy Butler, Michael DeLuise. Steven Bochco's short-lived, top-notch police drama was the first TV series to earn a mature rating for its gritty, visceral storytelling and high-impact characters.
TV Show: Trauma: Life in the E.R. ( 1997 )
Trauma: Life in the E.R. was a medical-based reality show that aired on TLC from 1997 to 2002.Viewers travel to different ERs located throughout the United States to learn the excitement and thrill, trials and tribulations associated with emergency medicine.
TV Show: Gun ( 1997 )
An all-star cast, top directors, and an intriguing premise, propel this Emmy Award-nominated series. Gun features six one-hour long riveting, comical, tragic, tawdry tales involving murder, adultery, betrayal, and other sins - all triggered and sometimes resolved by the same handgun which travels into the hands of different characters.
TV Show: Invasion ( 1997 )
Small rocks fall from the sky which, when touched, trigger a latent virus that has always existed in humans and begins mutating them into an alien species. Taking advantage of its hive mentality, the aliens are absolutely dedicated to transforming every human on Earth and do so with alarming swiftness. Only a small group of humans remain who have the medical knowledge to devise antibodies to reverse the effects of the virus.
TV Show: Ghost Stories ( 1997 )
Ghost Stories is an American horror anthology television series that ran from 1997 to 1998 on the cable channel FOX Family. Originally two episodes of the show were presented back to back in an hour-long segment. However, towards the end of the series it was broken down into 30 minute episodes with just one story, most featuring a style similar to episodes of The Twilight Zone in which there would be a twist at the end.