This weekend finds the world of King Arthur coming to the modern day in The Kid Who Would Be King but back in 1992, a 90s football team was sucked back in time by Merlin to take over for the captured Knights of the Round Table in King Arthur and the Knights of Justice.
Taking it’s inspiration from Pee-Wee’s Playhouse and Weird Al’s own brand of humor that we saw in things like the classic comedy UHF, The Weird Al Show aired on CBS in 1997 for one season as Al learned life lessons, watched fake TV shows and interacted with an insane group of guest stars.
Setting the tone for incredible action and masterful visual storytelling right off the bat, the first episode of Samurai Jack features the return of the evil demon wizard Aku, Jack’s lifelong training around the world and what was supposed to be the first and final battle between the two foes.
In the parallel universe of the Aniverse, Captain Bucky O’Hare and his crew fight the evil Toad Empire in the cult classic cartoon from 1991.
We revisit the first episode of the 1987 TMNT cartoon for the latest edition of Auto Pilot. Cowabunga!
With the entire series now on Hulu, it’s the perfect time to revisit the first episode of Seinfeld and all it’s strangeness, including the character Kessler not Kramer.
With the show finally wrapping up this coming TV season, we head back 15 years to the year 2000 to revisit the first episode of the OG CSI.
In our new semi-regular feature, we check out the first episodes of various shows to see where things started and how much they reflect the rest of the series. To kick things off, we look at the first episode of the 1995 animated series, Skeleton Warriors.