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Media from 1997.

Paper money

Old currency currently in circulation
$1-F (1996)
$1 (Series 1995)
A 83200001 C – A 25600000 I
B 89600001 I – B 83200000 P
C 25600001 B – C 57600000 C
D 70400001 C – D 32000000 D
E 76800001 E – E 19200000 G
F 06400001 H – F 64000000 K
G 06400001 F – G 44800000 G
J 32000001 B – J 12800000 C
K 89600001 B – K 96000000 D
L 12800001 H – L 96000000 I
$2-B (1976)
$2 (Series 1976)
A 00000001 A – A 29440000 A
B 00000001 A – B 67200000 A
C 00000001 A – C 33280000 A
D 05440001 A – D 31360000 A
E 23040001 A – E 56960000 A
F 14720001 A – F 60800000 A
G 08000001 A – G 84480000 A
H 00000001 A – H 39040000 A
I 00000001 A – I 23680000 A
J 00000001 A – J 24960000 A
K 00000001 A – K 41600000 A
L 28160001 A – L 82560000 A
$2-F (1996)
$2 (Series 1995)
F 00000001 A – F 32000000 A
$5-E (1996)
$5 (Series 1995)
A 51200001 A – A 57600000 B
B 70400001 B – B 32000000 C
D 25600001 A – D 57600000 A
E 32000001 A – E 70400000 B
F 64000001 B – F 70400000 C
J 00000001 A – J 44800000 A
L 51200001 A – L 64000000 C
$10-F (1995)
$10 (Series 1993)
B 06400001 C – B 44800000 D
C 76800001 A – C 19200000 B
$10-E (1996)
$10 (Series 1995)
E 00000001 A – E 89600000 A
F 12800001 B – F 44800000 B
G 00000001 A – G 96000000 B
J 00000001 A – J 32000000 A
$20-B (1996)
$20 (Series 1993)
A 00000001 A – A 96000000 C
B 76800001 C – B 19200000 G
C 51200001 A – C 76800000 A
D 57600001 B – D 64000000 C
E 12800001 E – E 70400000 G
F 12800001 B – F 64000000 D
J 57600001 A – J 06400000 B
K 83200001 A – K 89600000 B
L 38400001 F – L 38400000 I
$20-G (1996)
$20 (Series 1995)
F 00000001 A – F 76800000 B
G 00000001 A – G 76800000 C
H 00000001 A – H 06400000 B
J 00000001 A – J 51200000 A
K 00000001 A – K 06400000 B
L 00000001 A – L 12800000 E
$50-G (1996)
$50 (Series 1993)
A 09600001 A – A 41600000 A
B 35200001 A – B 09600000 E
D 25600001 A – D 60800000 A
E 28800001 A – E 51200000 A
G 28800001 A – G 44800000 B
J 03200001 A – J 12800000 A
K 00000001 A – K 09600000 A
$100-L (1993)
$100 (Series 1990)
A 64000001 A – A 76800000 A
B 09600001 F – B 99200000 F
C 67200001 A – C 12800000 B
D 64000001 A – D 16000000 B
H 70400001 A – H 22400000 B
J 67200001 A – J 76800000 A
K 67200001 A – K 80000000 A
L 41600001 B – L 48000000 B
$100-F (1995)
$100 (Series 1993)
A 00000001 A – A 83200000 A
B 00000001 A – B 25600000 C
C 00000001 A – C 41600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 09600000 A
E 00000001 A – E 64000000 A
F 00000001 A – F 51200000 B
G 00000001 A – G 44800000 A
H 00000001 A – H 16000000 A
I 00000001 A – I 09600000 A
J 00000001 A – J 09600000 A
K 00000001 A – K 51200000 A
L 00000001 A – L 19200000 A
$100-F (1997)
$100 (Series 1996)
AA 00000001 A – AA 51200000 A
AB 00000001 A – AB 12800000 G
AC 00000001 A – AC 16000000 A
AD 00000001 A – AD 03200000 B
AE 00000001 A – AE 19200000 B
AF 00000001 A – AF 32000000 A
AG 00000001 A – AG 70400000 A
AH 00000001 A – AH 28800000 A
AI 00000001 A – AI 09600000 A
AJ 00000001 A – AJ 19200000 A
AK 00000001 A – AK 25600000 A
AL 00000001 A – AL 64000000 C
New currency released to circulation
$1-F (1996)
$1 (Series 1995)
A 25600001 I – A 83200000 I
B 83200001 P – B 96000000 Y
D 32000001 D – D 38400000 I
E 19200001 G – E 44800000 K
F 64000001 K – F 06400000 Q
G 44800001 G – G 12800000 L
H 06400001 D – H 38400000 E
I 12800001 A – I 32000000 C
J 12800001 C – J 12800000 F
K 00000001 E – K 96000000 G
L 00000001 J – L 44800000 U
$2-F (1996)
$2 (Series 1995)
F 32000001 A – F 57600000 A
$5-E (1996)
$5 (Series 1995)
B 32000001 C – B 76800000 D
C 38400001 A – C 76800000 A
D 57600001 A – D 19200000 B
E 70400001 B – E 64000000 D
F 70400001 C – F 32000000 D
G 64000001 B – G 12800000 D
H 89600001 A – H 57600000 B
I 38400001 A – I 57600000 A
J 44800001 A – J 89600000 A
K 64000001 A – K 32000000 B
L 64000001 C – L 96000000 E
$10-F (1995)
$10 (Series 1993)
A 25600001 B – A 51200000 B
B 44800001 D – B 76800000 E
$10-E (1996)
$10 (Series 1995)
A 00000001 A – A 70400000 B
B 00000001 A – B 83200000 B
D 00000001 A – D 64000000 A
E 89600001 A – E 83200000 B
F 44800001 B – F 89600000 B
G 00000001 C – G 38400000 C
H 51200001 A – H 76800000 A
J 32000001 A – J 64000000 A
K 44800001 A – K 89600000 A
L 00000001 B – L 70400000 B
$20-B (1997)
$20 (Series 1995)
B 00000001 A – B 19200000 E
C 00000001 A – C 70400000 A
D 00000001 A – D 89600000 B
E 00000001 A – E 89600000 A
F 76800001 B – F 19200000 D
G 76800001 C – G 12800000 F
H 06400001 B – H 44800000 B
I 00000001 A – I 06400000 B
J 51200001 A – J 76800000 B
K 06400001 B – K 57600000 C
L 12800001 E – L 38400000 G
$50-G (1996)
$50 (Series 1993)
B 09600001 E – B 86400000 E
$50-D (1997)
$50 (Series 1996)
AA 00000001 A – AA 09600000 A
AB 00000001 A – AB 22400000 B
AC 00000001 A – AC 57600000 A
AD 00000001 A – AD 32000000 A
AF 00000001 A – AF 60800000 A
AG 00000001 A – AG 41600000 A
AI 00000001 A – AI 12800000 A
AJ 00000001 A – AJ 03200000 A
AL 00000001 A – AL 41600000 A
$100-F (1997)
$100 (Series 1996)
AA 51200000 A – AA 70400000 A
AB 12800000 G – AB 57600000 J
AC 16000000 A – AC 25600000 A
AD 03200000 B – AD 32000000 B
AE 19200000 B – AE 38400000 B
AF 32000000 A – AF 83200000 A
AG 70400000 A – AG 96000000 A
AH 28800000 A – AH 44800000 A
AI 09600000 A – AI 12800000 A
AJ 19200000 A – AJ 38400000 A
AK 25600000 A – AK 83200000 A
AL 64000000 C – AL 44800000 D

On October 27, 1997, the new design of the $50 bill that was unveiled in June 1997 was officially released to circulation.

Logos

Movie logos
Touchstone Pictures (1986)
Touchstone Pictures
1986–2002
Walt Disney Pictures (1990)
Walt Disney Pictures
1990–2006 Seen on Hercules.
Universal (1991)
Universal Pictures
1991–1997
Warner Bros. Pictures (1992)
Warner Bros. Pictures
1992–1998
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
1992–2001
20th Century Fox (1994)
20th Century Fox
1994–2009
New Line Cinema (1994)
New Line Cinema
1994–1997 Seen on The Mask on DVD.
Paramount (1995)
Paramount Pictures
1995–2002
Walt Disney Pictures (1995)
Walt Disney Pictures
1995–2007 Only seen on Toy Story.
Pixar Animation Studios (1995)
Pixar Animation Studios
1995–present Only seen on Toy Story.
Columbia Pictures (1993)
Columbia Pictures
1996–2013
Tristar Pictures (1993)
TriStar Pictures
1996–2013 Seen on Matilda.
Universal (1997)
Universal Pictures
1997–1999 Debuted in May 1997.
DreamWorks SKG (1997)
DreamWorks SKG
1997–present Debuted in September 1997.
New Line Cinema (1997)
New Line Cinema
1997–2001
Broadcast television logos
Cbs-logo
CBS
1953–2007
American Broadcasting Company Logo
ABC
1962–2007
NBC logo
NBC
1986–2013
TheWB95
WB Network
1995–1999
UPN logo
UPN
1995–2002
Fox (1996)
FOX
1996–1997
PBS logos (including funding credits)
NCI 1982
National Captioning Institute
1982–1999 Seen on programs closed-captioned by the National Captioning Institute.
CC 1996
The Caption Center
1996–1998 Seen on programs closed-captioned by The Caption Center, such as Arthur.
WNET (1993)
WNET
1992–1999 Seen on Shining Time Station.
WGBH Boston (1993)
WGBH Boston
1993–2009 Seen on Arthur.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1993)
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1993–1999 Most PBS programs were sponsored by these underwriters.
Viewers Like You (1993-1999)
Viewers Like You
Connecticut Public Television (1993)
Connecticut Public Television
1993–2004 Seen on current seasons of Barney & Friends.
PBS (1996)
PBS
1996–1998
PBS Kids (1996)
PBS Kids
1996–1999 Initial broadcasts of Arthur contained the original 1993 logo.
1997 Family Communications Logo
Family Communications
1997 Only seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
CC 1997
The Caption Center
1997–2002 The words "The Caption Center" were colored red late in 1997.
Cable television logos
HBO logo
HBO
1980–present
Nickelodeon Logo
Nickelodeon
1984–2009
Cinemax logo
Cinemax
1985–1997
Nick at Nite logo 1985
Nick at Nite
1985–1997 Nick at Nite only aired during primetime hours on Nickelodeon.
The Disney Channel 1986
Disney Channel
1986–1997
TheMovieChannel1988
The Movie Channel
1988–1997
Nick Jr.
Nick Jr.
1988–2009
The Family Channel
The Family Channel
1990–1998
Showtime logo 1990
Showtime
1990–1997
Sci-Fi Channel
Sci-Fi Channel
1992–1998
Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
1992–2004
FX (1994)
FX
1994–1997
Game Show Network (1994)
Game Show Network
1994–1997
TNT logo 1999
TNT
1995–2001
USA Network 1996
USA Network
1996–1999
TBS Superstation logo 1999
TBS
1996–2002
Disney Channel 1997
Disney Channel
1997–2002
Nick at Nite 1997
Nick at Nite
1997–2002
Cinemax logo 1997
Cinemax
1997–2008
Showtime logo 1997
Showtime
1997–present
The Movie Channel 2000
The Movie Channel
1997–2001
FX 1997 logo
FX Network
1997–2008
GSN 1997
Game Show Network
1997–2004
Television distribution logos
Walt Disney Television (1985)
Walt Disney Television
1985–2003
Britt Allcroft (1989)
The Britt Allcroft Company
1989–2002
DiC (1990)
DiC Entertainment
1990–2001 Seen on Super Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog cartoons on USA Network.
KingWorld (1990)
KingWorld
1990–1999 Seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Universal Television (1991)
Universal Television
1991–1997
Columbia Tristar Television (1994)
Columbia TriStar Television
1994–1997 Last seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!'s 1996-1997 seasons.
Warner Bros. Television (1994)
Warner Bros. Television
1994–2001 Seen on Full House's final season.
20th Television (1994)
20th Television
1994–2008
Tollin Robbins Productions (1994)
Tollin/Robbins Productions
1994–2005
Paramount Television (1995)
Paramount Television
1995–2002
20th Century Fox Television (1995)
20th Century Fox Television
1995–1998
Buena Vista Television (1995)
Buena Vista Television
1995–1997
Columbia Tristar Television (1996)
Columbia TriStar Television
1996–2001 Seen on late episodes of the 1996-1997 season of Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Nickelodeon Productions (1996)
Nickelodeon Productions
1996–1997 Seen on Season 3 of All That.
Universal Television (1997)
Universal Television
1997–2004
Buena Vista Television (1997)
Buena Vista Television
1997–2005
Nickelodeon Productions (1997)
Nickelodeon Productions
1997–2007 Seen on Season 4 of All That.
Home media logos
Random House Home Video
Random House Home Video
1984–2005 Seen on the first Arthur videos.
Warner Bros. Records (1985)
Warner Bros. Records
1986–1997 Only seen on Kidsongs.
Together Again Video Productions (1987)
Together Again Video Productions
1987–1997 Only seen on Kidsongs.
Touchstone Home Video (1987)
Touchstone Home Video
1987–2002
PBS Home Video (1989)
PBS Home Video
1989–1998
MCA Universal Home Video 1991
MCA/Universal Home Video
1990–1998
CIC Video (1992-B)
CIC Video
1992–1997 Seen on international VHS prints of films distributed by Paramount and Universal.
Columbia Tristar Home Video (1993)
Columbia TriStar Home Video
1993–2000 Only seen internationally from 1996 to 1998.
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MGM/UA Home Video
1993–1998 Seen on the first DVD release of The Wizard of Oz.
Kid Vision (1994)
Kid Vision
1994–1997 Seen on Kidsongs videos until this year.
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection (1994)
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection
1994–1999 Seen on The Hunchback of Notre Dame and early THX-certified releases of other films.
Paramount Home Video (1995)
Paramount Home Video
1995–2006
New Line Home Video (1995)
New Line Home Video
1995–1997
Disney Videos (1995)
Disney Videos
1995–2001 International prints of The Hunchback of Notre Dame had this logo.
Video Treasures (1995)
Video Treasures
1995–1998 Seen on Season 4 videos of Thomas & Friends.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (1995-A)
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
1995–2006 Seen on the Special Editions of the Star Wars trilogy.
Walt Disney Home Video (1992-A)
Walt Disney Home Video
1995–2001 Seen on the first DVD releases from the company.
Barney Home Video (1995)
Barney Home Video
1995–2000 Only seen on Barney & Friends videos.
Columbia Tristar Home Video (1996)
Columbia TriStar Home Video
1996–1997 Only seen in the U.S. and Canada. Appeared on the Matilda DVD.
Warner Bros Home Entertainment 1997
Warner Home Video
1997–2010
Lyrick Studios (1997)
Lyrick Studios
1997–1998 Seen on Barney & Friends videos. Debuted in March.
Columbia Tristar Home Video (1997)
Columbia TriStar Home Video
1997–1998
New Line Home Video (1997)
New Line Home Video
1997–2001
CIC Video (1997)
CIC Video
1997–2000 The last CIC Video logo.
DTS (1993)
DTS
1997–2004 Originally seen on laserdiscs.
Sony Wonder (1995)
Sony Wonder
1997–2006 Seen on the last Kidsongs videos.
Together Again Productions (1997)
Together Again Productions
1997–1998 Seen on the last Kidsongs videos.
Video game logos
Gameboy logo
Game Boy
1989–1998
Snes logo
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
1990–1999
Sega Saturn Logo
Sega Saturn
1995–1998 After the Game Gear and Genesis were discontinued, this only left the Saturn for 1997.
N64 logo
Nintendo 64
1996–2002

Movies

As of June 1997, the widest release of one film in North America was 3,565 theaters.

Theatrical

Poster/Title Release Date No. of theaters Box office
Starwars specialedition
Star Wars: Special Edition
January 31, 1997 2,375 (79%) $138,257,865
(January 31–May 4, 1997)
Starwars2 specialedition
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: Special Edition
February 21, 1997 2,322 (77%) $67,597,694
(February 21–May 11, 1997)
Starwars3 specialedition
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Special Edition
March 14, 1997 2,111 (70%) $45,470,437
(March 14–June 8, 1997)
Hercules (1997)
Hercules
June 27, 1997 2,930 (82%) $99,112,101
(June 27–September 14, 1997)

VHS

Title Latest release date Notes
Hook vhs
Hook
July 24, 1992
Returnofjafar
The Return of Jafar
May 20, 1994
The Goonies 1994 VHS
The Goonies
July 7, 1994
Wdmc dumbo
Dumbo
October 28, 1994
Wdmc swordinthestone
The Sword in the Stone
October 28, 1994
Wdmc aliceinwonderland
Alice in Wonderland
October 28, 1994
Wdmc robinhood
Robin Hood
October 28, 1994
Wdmc petesdragon
Pete's Dragon
October 28, 1994
Mask vhs1
The Mask
January 19, 1995
Lionking vhs
The Lion King
March 3, 1995
Agoofymovie
A Goofy Movie
September 6, 1995 First Disney animated film with the gold logo.
Wdmc cinderella
Cinderella
October 4, 1995
Pocahontas
Pocahontas
February 28, 1996
Ghostbusters 1996 VHS
Ghostbusters
March 12, 1996
Ghostbusters II 1996 VHS
Ghostbusters II
March 12, 1996
Wdmc winniethepooh
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
March 27, 1996
Thearistocats
The Aristocats
April 24, 1996
Aladdin3
Aladdin and the King of Thieves
August 13, 1996
The Wizard of Oz 1996 VHS
The Wizard of Oz
September 10, 1996 The THX logo appeared on this video.
Oliver&company
Oliver & Company
September 24, 1996
Toystory vhs
Toy Story
October 29, 1996 Only Pixar film to date until 1998.
Matilda vhs
Matilda
December 17, 1996 Released on VHS before The Hunchback of Notre Dame, despite its theatrical release after that film, being a box office bomb.
Wdmc bambi
Bambi
February 4, 1997 THX-certified. Includes a 15-minute documentary at the end.
Hunchbackofnotredame
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
March 4, 1997
Homealone vhs
Home Alone
March 18, 1997 The re-print contains a trailer for the other Home Alone film.
Homealone2 vhs
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
March 18, 1997 The re-print contains a trailer for the other Home Alone film.
101dalmatians 1997
101 Dalmatians
April 15, 1997
Funandfancyfree
Fun and Fancy Free
July 15, 1997 Succeeded The Three Caballeros.
Star Wars 1997 VHS
Star Wars
August 26, 1997 The first Special Edition release.
The Empire Strikes Back 1997 VHS
The Empire Strikes Back
August 26, 1997 The first Special Edition release.
Return of the Jedi 1997 VHS
Return of the Jedi
August 26, 1997 The first Special Edition release.
Mary Poppins 1997 VHS
Mary Poppins
August 26, 1997 THX-certified.
Sleepingbeauty 1997
Sleeping Beauty
September 16, 1997 THX-certified.
Junglebook 1997
The Jungle Book
October 14, 1997

THX-certified.

Released on video before Peter Pan and The Little Mermaid, purely for its 30th anniversary.

Beautyandthebeast2
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
November 11, 1997

Walt Disney Home Video planned to release Hercules, Peter Pan and The Little Mermaid in the first half of 1998. Meanwhile, The Little Mermaid was re-released in theaters on November 14, 1997, and was the last film to do so in Disney's original tradition.

DVD

Title Latest release date Notes
Themask dvd
The Mask
March 25, 1997 Available in letterbox widescreen and pan-and-scan full screen. Special features include an audio commentary and two deleted scenes.
The Wizard of Oz 1997 DVD
The Wizard of Oz
March 25, 1997
Matilda dvd
Matilda
June 2, 1997

Upcoming

Mulan A teaser trailer for this film debuted in November 1997.
The Lion King: Simba's Pride This direct-to-video sequel film for The Lion King remained in production.
A Bug's Life Not much was known about this film so far, but a short film titled "Geri's Game" that would later be attached to A Bug's Life was completed this year.
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Principal photography lasted from June 26 to September 30, 1997.
Toy Story 2 Storyreels were completed, and the film began animation.

Books

Title Release date
Horton Hears a Who!
Horton Hears a Who!
1954
Catinthehat book
The Cat in the Hat
1957
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
1957
Green Eggs and Ham
Green Eggs and Ham
1960
Lorax
The Lorax
1971
Lionking book
The Lion King
June 1, 1994
Pocahontas book
Pocahontas
June 1, 1995
Hunchbackofnotredame book
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
June 1, 1996
Toystory book
Toy Story
August 1, 1996

Music

Title Release date
Beauty and the Beast Soundtrack CD
Beauty and the Beast
October 24, 1991
Aladdin Soundtrack CD
Aladdin
October 27, 1992
Lionking soundtrack
The Lion King
July 13, 1994
Classicdisneyvol1
Classic Disney Vol. 1: 60 Years of Musical Magic
March 28, 1995
Pocahontas soundtrack
Pocahontas
June 23, 1995
Classicdisneyvol2
Classic Disney Vol. 2: 60 Years of Musical Magic
September 12, 1995
Wizardofoz soundtrack
The Wizard of Oz: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
September 19, 1995
Kidsongs farmalbum
Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
September 26, 1995
Kidsongs carsalbum
Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
September 26, 1995
Toystory ost
Toy Story
November 22, 1995
Hunchbackofnotredame soundtrack
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
May 28, 1996
Classicdisneyvol3
Classic Disney Vol. 3: 60 Years of Musical Magic
July 2, 1996
Starwars4 soundtrack
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
February 18, 1997
Hercules Soundtrack CD
Hercules
May 27, 1997
Starwars5 soundtrack
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
June 3, 1997
Starwars6 soundtrack
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
June 10, 1997
Mary Poppins 1997 Soundtrack CD
Mary Poppins
July 8, 1997
Classicdisneyvol4
Classic Disney Vol. 4: 60 Years of Musical Magic
September 16, 1997
Kidsongs christmasalbum
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
October 21, 1997
Kidsongs icandancealbum
Kidsongs: I Can Dance!
December 10, 1997

Television

Broadcasts

Program title Network Season(s) Broadcast dates
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Logo 1971
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
PBS Season 27 January 1–December 31 (reruns)
February 17–21, 1997 (Episodes 1711-1715)
August 25–29, 1997 (Episodes 1716-1720)
Wheeloffortune 1997
Wheel of Fortune
Syndication Seasons 14-15 January 1–June 6, 1997 (season 14)
September 1–December 31, 1997 (season 15)
1997title
Jeopardy!
Syndication Seasons 13-14 January 1–July 18, 1997 (season 13)
September 1–December 31, 1997 (season 14)
Fullhouse 1993
Full House
Syndication Seasons 1-8 January 1–December 31, 1997 (reruns)
Shiningtimestation logo
Shining Time Station
PBS Seasons 1-4 January 1–December 31, 1997 (reruns)
Barney season3
Barney & Friends
PBS Seasons 1-3 January 1–December 31, 1997 (reruns)
NOTE: The "Barney Says" segments were phased out in November.
Kidsongslogo1997
The Kidsongs TV Show
PBS Season 3 January 1–December 31, 1997
New episodes from October 6–31
AOSTH
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
USA Network Season 1 January 1–June 6, 1997
AllStarsCartoon
Mario All Stars
USA Network N/A January 6–June 6, 1997
Allthat
All That
Nickelodeon Seasons 3-4 January 4–October 25, 1997 (season 3)
November 15–December 27, 1997 (season 4)
ArthurLogo
Arthur
PBS Seasons 1-2 January 1–December 31, 1997 (reruns)
New episodes premiered October 20
Barney Live! in New York City PBS N/A March 9 and September 14, 1997
Sonic SatAM
Sonic the Hedgehog
USA Network Seasons 1-2 June 9–December 31, 1997
SonicChristmasBlast
Sonic Christmas Blast
USA Network N/A December 14 and 23, 1997

VHS

Title Release date Notes
Barneylive vhscover
Barney Live! in New York City
August 1994
Imaginationisland vhscover
Barney's Imagination Island
October 1994
How the Grinch Stole Christmas 1994 VHS
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
November(?) 1994
Horton Hears a Who 1992 VHS
Horton Hears a Who!
November(?) 1994
Familiesarespecial vhs
Barney: Families are Special
February 7, 1995
Barneysafety vhs
Barney: Safety
April 11, 1995
Makingnewfriends vhs
Barney's Making New Friends
August 8, 1995
ThomasGetsTricked VHS
Thomas Gets Tricked and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
JamesLearnsaLesson VHS
Thomas & Friends: James Learns a Lesson and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
TrustThomas 1995VHS
Thomas & Friends: Trust Thomas and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
ThomasGetsBumped VHS
Thomas & Friends: Thomas Gets Bumped and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
ThomasPercy&theDragon 1995VHS
Thomas & Friends: Thomas, Percy & the Dragon and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
Daisy VHS
Thomas & Friends: Daisy and Other Thomas Stories
August 15, 1995
Thomas&theSpecialLetter VHS
Thomas and the Special Letter and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
Ridinginbarneyscar vhs
Riding in Barney's Car
September 26, 1995
Magicalmusical
Barney's Magical Musical Adventure
September 26, 1995
Barneysongs vhs
Barney Songs
November 7, 1995
Allaboardforsharing vhs
Barney's All Aboard for Sharing
January 23, 1996
Thomas&HisFriendsHelpOut VHS
Thomas and His Friends Help Out
February 2, 1996
Campfiresingalong 1996
Campfire Sing-Along
March 26, 1996
Barneygoestoschool 1996
Barney Goes to School
March 26, 1996
Barneyinconcert 1996
Barney in Concert
March 26, 1996
Rockwithbarney 1996
Rock with Barney
March 26, 1996
Barneystalentshow
Barney's Talent Show
March 26, 1996
Barneysfunandgames
Barney's Fun & Games
May 21, 1996
Barney2pack 1996
Barney's Exercise Circus & Parade of Numbers
July 2, 1996
Grinchnight vhs
Grinch Night
August 6, 1996 Re-released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Pontoffelpock vhs
Pontoffel Pock and His Magic Piano
August 6, 1996 Re-released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Grinchgrinchescatinthehat 1996vhs
The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat
August 6, 1996 Re-released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
JamesGoesBuzzBuzz VHS
James Goes Buzz Buzz and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
Percy'sGhostlyTrick VHS
Percy's Ghostly Trick and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
ThomasChristmasParty VHS
Thomas' Christmas Party and Other Christmas Stories
August 6, 1996
RustytotheRescue VHS
Rusty to the Rescue and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
TheGallantOldEngine VHS
The Gallant Old Engine and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
Barneys1234seasons
Barney's 1-2-3-4 Seasons
August 6, 1996
Waitingforsanta 1993
Barney: Waiting for Santa
November 5, 1996
Barneysonceuponatime
Barney's Once Upon a Time
November 5, 1996
Sensesationalday
Barney's Sense-Sational Day
January 14, 1997
ThomasSingAlong&Stories VHS
Thomas & Friends: Sing-Along & Stories
February 18, 1997
Barneyscolorsandshapes
Barney's Colors & Shapes
March 18, 1997
Arthur VHS 1
Arthur's Eyes
March 25, 1997 One of the first three Arthur videos from Random House Home Video.
Arthur VHS 2
Arthur's Pet Business
March 25, 1997
Arthur VHS 3
Arthur Writes a Story
March 25, 1997
Musicalscrapbook vhs
Barney's Musical Scrapbook
May 6, 1997
Arthur VHS 4
Arthur's Teacher Trouble
July 29, 1997
Arthur VHS 5
Arthur's Lost Library Book
July 29, 1997
Arthur VHS 6
Arthur's Baby
July 29, 1997
Thecatinthehat vhs
The Cat in the Hat
July 29, 1997 Re-released as a Fox Kids Video title.
Thelorax vhs
The Lorax
July 29, 1997 Re-released as a Fox Kids Video title.
Greeneggsandham vhs
Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories
July 29, 1997 Re-released as a Fox Kids Video title.
Hooberbloob vhs
The Hoober-Bloob Highway
July 29, 1997 Re-released as a Fox Kids Video title.
ThomasMeetstheQueen VHS
Thomas Meets the Queen and Other Stories
August 19, 1997
Kidsongs1997 macdonaldsfarm
Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1990 worldtosing
Kidsongs: I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1990 goodnightsleeptight
Kidsongs: Good Night, Sleep Tight
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 carsboatstrainsplanes
Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1990 homeontherange
Kidsongs: Home on the Range
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 daywiththeanimals
Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 whatiwanttobe
Kidsongs: What I Want to Be!
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1990 letsplayball
Kidsongs: Let's Play Ball
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 dayatthecircus
Kidsongs: A Day at the Circus
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 dayatcamp
Kidsongs: A Day at Camp
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 rollercoaster
Kidsongs: Ride the Roller Coaster
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 verysillysongs
Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 christmas
Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 playalongsongs
Kidsongs: Play Along Songs
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1995 talktotheanimals
Kidsongs: If We Could Talk to the Animals
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 countrysingalong
Kidsongs: Country Sing-Along
December 10, 1997
Kidsongs1997 bopwiththebiggles
Kidsongs: Boppin' with the Biggles
December 10, 1997
Kidsongs1997 putonashow
Kidsongs: Let's Put on a Show!
December 10, 1997
Kidsongs babyanimalsongs
Kidsongs: Baby Animal Songs
December 10, 1997
Kidsongs icandance
Kidsongs: I Can Dance!
December 10, 1997
Kidsongs icandoit
Kidsongs: I Can Do It!
December 10, 1997

DVD

How the Grinch Stole Christmas 1997 DVD
How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Horton Hears a Who!
November 19, 1997 First DVD release of these specials.

Software

Title Release date Notes
Windows95b
Windows 95 OSR2
August 24, 1996 Version number is 4.00.1111.
Internetexplorer3
Internet Explorer 3
August 24, 1996 Included by default with Windows 95 OSR2.
Winntworkstation cover
Windows NT 4.0
August 24, 1996 Service Pack 3 was released in May 1997.
Internetexplorer4
Internet Explorer 4
September 1997
Windows95c cover
Windows 95 with Internet Explorer 4.0
November 1997 Included Internet Explorer 4.

Video Games

Title Console Latest release date
Kirby pinball
Kirby's Pinball Land
Game Boy November 27, 1993
Sml3
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
Game Boy February 1994
Dkc1
Donkey Kong Country
Super NES November 21, 1994
Kirbysdreamcourse
Kirby's Dream Course
Super NES February 1, 1995
Kirbydreamland2
Kirby's Dream Land 2
Game Boy May 1, 1995
Smw2
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Super NES October 4, 1995
Dkc2
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
Super NES December 2, 1995
Kirbysblockball
Kirby's Block Ball
Game Boy May 1996
Smrpg
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Super NES May 13, 1996
Sml playerschoice
Super Mario Land
Game Boy May 20, 1996
Sml2
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
Game Boy May 20, 1996
Smw playerschoice
Super Mario World
Super NES May 20, 1996
Super Mario Kart (Player's Choice)
Super Mario Kart
Super NES May 20, 1996
Smas playerschoice
Super Mario All-Stars
Super NES May 20, 1996
Soniccd windows
Sonic the Hedgehog CD
CD-ROM
(Windows 95)
September 20, 1996
Sm64
Super Mario 64
Nintendo 64 September 29, 1996
Dkc3
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble
Super NES November 23, 1996
Sonicblast
Sonic Blast
Sega Game Gear December 13, 1996
Mk64
Mario Kart 64
Nintendo 64 February 10, 1997
Kirbysdreamland
Kirby's Dream Land
Game Boy May 19, 1997
Kirbysstarstacker
Kirby's Star Stacker
Game Boy April 15, 1997
Sonicjam
Sonic Jam
Sega Saturn August 22, 1997
SonicR
Sonic R
Sega Saturn October 31, 1997
Dkr
Diddy Kong Racing
Nintendo 64 November 21, 1997
Kirby3
Kirby's Dream Land 3
Super NES November 27, 1997

On the Nintendo.com website, there were screenshots and short video clips of then-upcoming video games like "Yoshi's Island 64" (a.k.a. Yoshi's Story) and "Kirby's Air Ride" (which was canceled).

Websites

New sites dating back to 1997 according to the Wayback Machine include:

Totals

As of December 31, 1997:
Total movies available (out of 120 in the list) 21
Total movies released on VHS (out of 41 in the list) 20
Total movies released on DVD (out of 120 in the list) 3
Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 35 so far) 29
Total television series broadcasted (out of 25 in the list) 17
Total completed television series (out of 25 in the list) 9
Total video games released (out of 150 in the list) 42
Total soundtracks released (out of 100 in the list) 20
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