Directed by the legendary Tobe Hooper, the first episode of the syndicated Freddy’s Nightmares anthology show is also the most essential, as it shows the backstory of Freddy Krueger from his trial for child murder to his death at the hands of the vengeful parents of Elm Street.
Conceived to possibly help promote and raise interest in the Dreamcast, Sonic Underground debuted in 1999 and lasted one season. Set in a new continuity, it followed Sonic and his siblings Manic and Sonia as they searched for their mother and tried to stop Dr. Robotnik, who had taken over their home planet.
Airing in 1997, Captain Simian and the Space Monkeys pitted the titular crew of primates, who gain enhanced intelligence from a mysterious alien race, against Nebula, a living black hole who wants to destroy the universe and remake it in his own image.
Created as basically an advertisement for the new Dodge Viper SR 1, Viper debuted on NBC in 1994 and followed a special task force in the fictional future city of Metro City, where Project Viper is created to help stop the evil crime syndicate The Outfit with a souped up, gadget filled muscle car.
We’re in the peak of summer and things are definitely heating up but back in the 90’s, there was a different kind of HEAT airing in syndication with the Baywatch knock-off, Acapulco HEAT, which followed a covert anti-terrorist group operating out the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.