Hitting Fox Kids in 1994, Where On Earth is Carmen Sandiego? was an Emmy winning animated series that pitted ACME detectives Ivy and Zack against the legendary thief as she stole various priceless artifacts every week in exotic locales around the globe.
The in-stadium band for the Milwaukee Beers in 1998’s BASEketball, ska band Reel Big Fish provided a number of songs in the movie, including a cover version of A-ha’s classic “Take on Me”.
Much like The Archies or The Monkees before them, fake TV band The Heights had a huge #1 hit in 1992 with the theme song of the short-lived TV show of the same name produced by Aaron Spelling between Beverly Hills 90210 and Melrose Place.
Trained by their grandfather every summer in the art of ninjitsu, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum use their skills to battle a wide array of criminals, including evil land developers and international arms dealers.
Before he was one of cinema’s preeminent badasses, Jason Statham was a former swimmer turned model who appeared as a background dancer for groups like Erasure and The Shamen while later appearing in more normal cameos for The Beautiful South and Calvin Harris.
Formed in 1989, The Rembrandts exploded into pop culture history when they performed the theme song for Friends, “I’ll Be There For You”, which became a massive hit as a single in 1997.
Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson and Wayne Gretzky teamed up in 1991 to form the ProStars, who helped kids in need and used their sports skills and an assortment of gadgets to battle various supervillains.
Auto Pilot is back once again for the summer and we’re kicking things off with the wonderfully insane martial arts show from 1995, WMAC Masters, that is like if Mortal Kombat and the WWE had a kid friendly baby as real life martial artists adopt wacky alter egos and compete for a shot to claim the Dragon Star.
For the latest Everything Action commentary, Zach, Chris and Chris Ali watch one of the greatest (or possibly the greatest) action movies of all time, Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
Starting in 1993, Shaq set out to conquer the rap/hip-hop world with his first album, Shaq Diesel, and subsequently released four more albums and getting guest stars like Notorious BIG, Ice Cube, RZA, Method Man and more.