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Something is Out There

Something is Out There logoWelcome to the Something is Out There guide at TV Tome.

Something So Right

Something So Right logoWelcome to the Something So Right guide at TV Tome. "The beauty of the blended family" is a phrase used often on this show with tongue firmly in cheek. Mel Harris from thirtysomething and Jere Burns of Dear John star as a Manhattan couple with three failed marriages and three children between them, but they think they've really found the love of a lifetime at last. They know, though, that making their new extended, blended family work won't be easy. Besides Harris and Burns, there are good performances from all the youngsters and the ex-spouses. After the show's initial run on NBC and ABC, Something So Right became a mainstay of the USA Network's "USAM" comedy lineup. It has been on and off USA for the past year or two, and currently it's off again. If it returns to the air, we'll let you...

Something Wilder

Something Wilder logoWelcome to the Something Wilder guide at TV Tome.There is no editor for this show. If you would like to be the editor look here for details.

Space Stars

Space Stars logoSpace Stars ran four cartoon segments each week: Space Ghost, The Herculoids, Teen Force, and Astro and the Space Mutts. The cartoons would occasionally cross-over into one another. Space Ghost and the Herculoids both had their own respective series in the mid-1960s. Teen Force and Astro and the Space Mutts are both new segments, although the Astro character was originally the family dog from The Jetsons.

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends logoOriginally run as an NBC Saturday morning cartoon in 1981. Peter Parker (Spider-Man), Bobby Drake (Iceman), and Angelica Jones (Firestar) are all college students at Empire State University. After working together to defeat the Beetle and recovering the "Power Booster" he stole from Tony Stark (a.k.a. Iron Man) the trio decide to team-up permanently as the Spider-Friends.

Spiderman and His Amazing Friends

Spiderman and His Amazing Friends logoSPIDER-MAN, ICEMAN, & FIRESTAR: THE SPIDER-FRIENDS! The animated television series Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends originally aired on the NBC network Saturday mornings beginning in 1981. Though originally proposed as a show similar to the Spider-Man comic books, the network felt that Spidey needed some additional elements to make him accessible to a wider audience. Iceman (from Marvel Comics X-MEN) and an original character, Firestar, were added as well as a cute little dog for comic relief. Despite the network's intervention, the creators pulled off a wonderfully charming show that is fondly remembered by children of the 1980s as a classic.

Sport Billy

Sport Billy logoVanda, an evil alien witch, is earth's greatest enemy. The only one to oppose her and her minions is Sport Billy, a boy who has a magic bag from which he can get whatever sports equipment he wishes. With the help of his friends Lilly and Willy and a spaceship that is also a time machine, he travels wherever and whenever he is needed to stop Vanda.

St. Elsewhere

St. Elsewhere logoSt. Eligius Hospital in South Boston was not exactly the world's best health care center. Despite its flaws, it featured some of the most caring doctors and nurses you could ever meet. Led by Dr. Donald Westphall (and later by Dr. Benjamin Gideon), St. Eligius became a sanctuary for the underdog and the downtrodden. "St. Elsewhere" ran on NBC for six seasons. Originally a ratings flop, NBC picked it up for a second season for the sole purpose of grabbing some additional Emmy nominations. It eventually became a minor hit for The Peacock, until burnout by the writers resulted in its 1988 cancellation. The series was nominated for 63 Emmy Awards and won 13.

Star Trek

Star Trek logoStar Trek was an influential science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that followed the adventures of the crew of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise. The show began with the production of the 1964 pilot "The Cage". "The Cage" featured Jeffrey Hunter as Enterprise captain Christopher Pike. The pilot was rejected by NBC executives as being too cerebral. In order to demonstrate the action-adventure potential of the series, another pilot entitled "Where No Man Has Gone Before" was produced. Replacing Jeffrey Hunter as Enterprise captain was William Shatner who starred as Captain James T. Kirk. The new pilot also starred Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock who was the only character to return from the original pilot after NBC's rejection of "The Cage". Response to the second, action-ori...

Star Trek: The Animated Series

Star Trek: The Animated Series logoThis is the further adventures of the Star Trek series in a half-hour animated form. This show basically continues the adventures of the original series (presumably in the fourth year of the five-year mission), but takes advantage of the unlimited special effects provided by animation to introduce more alien crewmen (the felinoid M'Ress and the tripedal Arex) as well as introduce more elaborate adventures like an underwater adventure, the miniaturization of the crew to 1 cm., and the appearance of a giant fire-breathing two-headed dragon. The show is currently not considered "canon" by Paramount and the folks associated with the various subsequent TV shows. However, elements of the animated series have been used in subsequent shows (Sarek refers to the events of "Yesteryear" in TNG's "Reun...
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