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Movie trailers released this year

  • Good Burger (February 7, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (February 26, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (March 26, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (1997) (March 26, 1997)
  • RocketMan (Teaser) (April 18, 1997)
  • The Peacemaker (Teaser) (May 2, 1997)
  • Flubber (Teaser) (May 2, 1997)
  • Men in Black (May 23, 1997)
  • Air Force One (May 23, 1997)
  • Starship Troopers (Teaser) (May 23, 1997)
  • Tommorrow Never Dies (Teaser) (May 23, 1997)
  • Mouse Hunt (Teaser) (June 20, 1997)
  • Mr. Magoo (Live Action) (Teaser) (June 20, 1997)
  • Anastasia (Teaser) (June 27, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (1997) (June 27, 1997)
  • RocketMan (July 1, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3 (Teaser) (July 2, 1997)
  • Flubber (July 16, 1997)
  • Anastasia (July 25, 1997)
  • Lady Andy (re-issue) (July 25, 1997)
  • Mr. Magoo (Live Action) (July 25, 1997)
  • The Wedding Singer (Teaser) (August 13, 1997)
  • Sphere (Teaser) (September 26, 1997)
  • Fallen (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Flubber (November 4, 1997)
  • Anastasia (November 4, 1997)
  • Mr. Magoo (Live Action) (November 4, 1997)
  • Spice World (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Godzilla (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (November 4, 1997)
  • Blues Brothers 2000 (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • A Bug's Life (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Amistad (November 4, 1997)
  • Barney‘s Great Adventure (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Quest for Camelot (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • The Rugrats Movie (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Small Soldiers (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • The Mask of Zorro (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • The X-Files (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Antz (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • The Prince Of Egypt (November 4, 1997)
  • Lost in Space (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Dr. Dolittle (Teaser) (December 10, 1997)
  • Paulie (Teaser) (December 10, 1997)

Movies released in theaters this year

North America

  • Zeus And Roxanne (January 24, 1997)
  • The Beautician and the Beast (February 7, 1997)
  • Dante's Peak (February 7, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (March 9, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (March 26, 1997)
  • McHale's Navy (April 18, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (May 2, 1997)
  • The Fifth Element (May 7, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (May 23, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (June 20, 1997)
  • Face/Off (June 27, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (June 27, 1997)
  • Men in Black (July 2, 1997)
  • Air Force One (July 25, 1997)
  • Good Burger (July 25, 1997)
  • The Full Monty (August 13, 1997)
  • The Peacemaker (September 26, 1997)
  • RocketMan (October 10, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (November 4, 1997)
  • Starship Troopers (November 21, 1997)
  • Anastasia (November 21, 1997)
  • Flubber (November 26, 1997)
  • Amistad (December 10, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3 (December 12, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 19, 1997)
  • Tommorrow Never Dies (December 19, 1997)
  • Mouse Hunt (December 19, 1997)
  • Mr. Magoo (Live Action) (December 25, 1997)

Latin America

  • Matilda (January 9, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (June 26, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (June 27, 1997)
  • The Pebble And The Penguin (July 10, 1997)
  • Men in Black (August 1, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (August 8, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (December 10, 1997)
  • Anastasia (December 12, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 19, 1997)

Brazil

  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (June 20, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (July 4, 1997)
  • Men in Black (July 11, 1997)
  • The Wind in the Willows (July 18, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (August 8, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (December 10, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 12, 1997)
  • Anastasia (December 25, 1997)

UK

  • Jingle All the Way (January 4, 1997)
  • The Frighteners (January 24, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (June 13, 1997)
  • Space Jam (June 20, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (June 27, 1997)
  • The Beautician and the Beast (July 11, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (July 18, 1997)
  • Men in Black (August 1, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (August 8, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (December 19, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3 (December 19, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (December 26, 1997)

France

  • The Frighteners (January 29, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (March 26, 1997)
  • Matilda (April 9, 1997)
  • James and the Giant Peach (June 18, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (July 9, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (July 30, 1997)
  • Men in Black (August 6, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (October 15, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (October 22, 1997)
  • Space Jam (December 26, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3 (December 26, 1997)

Australia

  • The Frighteners (March 13, 1997)
  • James and the Giant Peach (April 3, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (April 3, 1997)
  • The Wind in the Willows (April 3, 1997)
  • Space Jam (April 10, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (May 1, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (May 15, 1997)
  • Zeus and Roxanne (May 22, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (May 29, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (June 12, 1997)
  • Good Burger (June 27, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (June 27, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (July 10, 1997)
  • McHale's Navy (July 17, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (July 24, 1997)
  • The Beauction And The Beast (July 31, 1997)
  • Men in Black (September 11, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (October 2, 1997)
  • Mars Attacks! (October 16, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 18, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (December 25, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 26, 1997)
  • The Pebble And The Penguin (December 31, 1997)

Japan

  • The Frighteners (February 15, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (March 8, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (June 7, 1997)
  • Good Burger (June 21, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (June 28, 1997)
  • Princess Mononoke (July 12, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (July 12, 1997)
  • Mars Attacks! (July 19, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (August 2, 1997)
  • Space Jam (August 9, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (October 4, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (October 11, 1997)
  • McHale's Navy (October 11, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (November 22, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (November 22, 1997)
  • Men in Black (December 6, 1997)
  • The Beauctian And The Beast (December 13, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (December 20, 1997)
  • Zeus And Roxanne (December 27, 1997)

South Korea

  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (June 14, 1997)
  • Men in Black (July 12, 1997)
  • The Frighteners (July 19, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (August 2, 1997)
  • Space Jam (August 9, 1997)
  • The Wind in the Willows (November 22, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (1997) (November 29, 1997)
  • Anastasia (December 20, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 20, 1997)

People's Republic of China

  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (June 19, 1997)
  • Face/Off (June 26, 1997)
  • The Pebble And The Penguin (July 10, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (July 17, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (July 31, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (August 7, 1997)

Hong Kong

  • The Wind in the Willows (June 12, 1997)
  • Space Jam (June 19, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (June 26, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (July 17, 1997)
  • Men in Black (July 31, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (September 18, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (October 2, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (1997) (December 11, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 18, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (December 24, 1997)

Republic of China (Taiwan)

  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (January 25, 1997)
  • Men in Black (September 12, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 20, 1997)

Thailand

  • Men in Black (September 12, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (September 19, 1997)
  • Face/Off (September 26, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (1997) (December 16, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 23, 1997)
  • The Wind in the Willows (December 12, 1997)
  • Space Jam (December 19, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 26, 1997)

Movies re-issued in theaters this year

North America

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (January 31, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (February 21, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (March 14, 1997)
  • The Godfather (March 21, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (December 26, 1997)

Latin America

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 21, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 11, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 25, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (December 26, 1997)

Brazil

  • Lady and the Tramp (March 7, 1997)
  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 21, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 11, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 25, 1997)

UK

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 21, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 11, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 25, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (July 18, 1997)

France

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 19, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 9, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 23, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (June 25, 1997)

Australia

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 20, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 10, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 24, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (June 27, 1997)
  • Pinocchio (July 10, 1997)
  • The Godfather (August 7, 1997)
  • Melody Time (December 25, 1997)

Japan

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (May 31, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (July 5, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (July 26, 1997)
  • Alice in Wonderland (August 2, 1997)
  • Sleeping Beauty (August 9, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (December 15, 1997)
  • Pinocchio (December 20, 1997)

South Korea

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (April 12, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 26, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (May 10, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (December 15, 1997)

Hong Kong

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 27, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 10, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 24, 1997)
  • Pinocchio (May 15, 1997)

Republic of China (Taiwan)

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (February 13, 1997)

Short films released in theaters this year

  • Winnie The Pooh and Tigger Too (November 4, 1997)

Movies aired on television this year

ABC

  • Lethal Weapon 3 (May 8, 1997)
  • Forrest Gump (May 4, 1997)
  • Angels in the Outfield (May 11, 1997)
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (May 11, 1997)
  • Toy Story (September 28, 1997)
  • Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (October 12, 1997)
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (November 10, 1997)
  • Angels in the Endzone (November 17, 1997)
  • The Santa Clause (November 24, 1997)
  • The Jungle Book (1994) (December 7, 1997)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (December 21, 1997)

CBS

  • Mickey's Christmas Carol (December 19, 1997)

Cinemax

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (January 5, 1997)
  • Batman Forever (February 17 and 26, June 8, 19 and 28, 1997)
  • Sense and Sensibility (April 6, 10 and 26, August 31 and October 4, 1997)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (June 6, 21 and 29, and July 12, 20 and 27, 1997)
  • Full Metal Jacket (August 27, 1997)
  • The Terminator (September 6–7, 18 and 26–27, 1997)

Disney Channel

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (January 7, 15–16 and 24, and March 21–22, 1997)
  • The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) (November 22 and December 21, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (October 26, 1997)
  • Alice in Wonderland (December 7 and 12, 1997)
  • Angels in the Outfield (January 11–12, 21 and 27–28, and February 7–8, 1997)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang (April 25, 1997)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (March 15 and 20, and May 20, 1997)
  • The Aristocats (1971) (July 11–12 and 18, August 3, 14 and 27, September 21–22 and October 4–5, 1997)
  • Benji the Hunted (January 5, July 20–21, August 9–10 and 31, September 1 and 5, and October 5, 1997)
  • The Black Hole (January 10, April 10 and 29, May 3 and 27 and July 24, 1997)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (January 19 and 29, February 23, March 4, April 20–21, June 21 and 29–30, July 8 and 21, August 4, 20 and 29, September 14, October 22 and November 22, 1997)
  • The Care Bears Movie (August 23–24, 1997)
  • Cinderella (1950) (January 12–13, 17, 25–26 and 28, March 5, 9 and 30–31, and April 7, 1997)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (January 4, 10, 19 and 29, February 6–7 and 17, March 21, May 3, June 16–17, September 19–20 and November 22, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (September 29, October 8–9, 14 and 25–26, November 22 and December 1–2 and 27–28, 1997)
  • Darby O'Gill and the Little People (March 17, 1997)
  • Donald in Mathmagic Land (January 23 and October 5, 1997)
  • DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (January 26, February 4, 15 and 23, March 13 and 22, April 3, May 20 and 30–31, June 18 and July 6 and 14, 1997)
  • Dumbo (March 1, 5 and 18, April 2, May 3, June 25 and August 5, 1997)
  • FernGully: The Last Rainforest (April 22 and 27, May 3, 6 and 17 and August 8–9, 1997)
  • Flight of the Navigator (December 30–31, 1997)
  • A Goofy Movie (January 5, March 9–10, 14 and 22, April 8 and 12, and June 13, 1997)
  • Gus (February 7–8, May 20 and 26, August 22, September 14–15, October 6 and December 27, 1997)
  • Heathcliff: The Movie (January 19–20, February 28, April 13, May 25, July 29, September 14 and November 21, 1997)
  • Herbie Rides Again (April 4–5, 1997)
  • Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (April 4 and 28, and September 24, 1997)
  • Herbie Goes Bananas (April 25–26, 1997)
  • Hocus Pocus (May 14 and 23–24, June 22–23 and 30, July 1, 11 and 23, August 4–5, 21–22 and 29–30, September 17 and 30, October 6–7, 13, 18, 22 and 31, and November 21 and 28, 1997)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (February 1, April 6–7, May 5 and 31, June 1 and 19, July 20 and 28, August 5, 17 and 28, September 6–7, 14–15 and 26, November 29 and December 28–29, 1997)
  • Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (August 30, September 9, 18 and 26, October 9–10 and 15, and November 15–16, 1997)
  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (November 28 and December 19 and 27, 1997)
  • James and the Giant Peach (April 20–21 and 25–26, May 3, 13 and 29, June 15–16, July 1, August 3–4 and September 16, 1997)
  • The Jungle Book (1969) (January 19–20 and 27, February 9, 14 and 25–26, and March 28, 1997)
  • Lamb Chop's Sing-Along, Play-Along (March 8, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time (February 22, May 5 and 17, October 19 and November 22, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (February 23–24, March 1, 11, 22 and 30, April 19–20, May 16, July 26 and October 18, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (May 4–5, 16 and 27, June 5 and 14, September 6 and October 19, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (August 9, 17–18 and 26–27, and September 22, 1997)
  • The Love Bug (April 4, 13–14 and 24, May 17, November 22 and December 15 and 30, 1997)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1992) (January 18, February 15 and June 1, 1997)
  • Mary Poppins (March 18, September 21–22 and December 16, 25 and 28, 1997)
  • Mickey and the Beanstalk (January 12, February 23 and March 29, 1997)
  • The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (December 1 and 24, 1997)
  • The Monkey's Uncle (April 2–3, 7–8, 23 and 28, June 5 and 23–24, July 12, August 28–29 and September 29, 1997)
  • Movie Surfers: Inside Disney's George of the Jungle (July 16–17 and 20, 1997)
  • The Muppet Movie (February 1 and 19, March 6 and 16, June 8–9, August 7–8 and September 12, 1997)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (November 27, and December 6, 12, 21, 22, and 23-25, 1997)
  • Muppet Treasure Island (June 8–9 and 14, July 14, August 8 and 15, and September 2, 12, 20 and 25, 1997)
  • My Fair Lady (February 23, March 20, April 1–2 and 24, and May 22–23, 1997)
  • Old Yeller (January 4, April 17 and 29, November 25 and December 7, 1997)
  • Oliver & Company (November 15–16 and December 12–13 and 29, 1997)
  • One Magic Christmas (July 27 and December 18, 22–23 and 31, 1997)
  • The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (December 28, 1997)
  • The Parent Trap (January 16, April 12 and 23, June 6, July 12, August 29–30 and September 28, 1997)
  • Pete's Dragon (January 2–3, February 5 and 16–17, March 15, May 10–11, June 5–6 and 16, and October 9, 1997)
  • Pinocchio (January 11, 1997)
  • Pollyanna (March 19, June 6, September 18–19 and December 14, 1997)
  • The Rescuers Down Under (May 9 and 28, June 10, 18 and 22, July 13 and August 9–10, 1997)
  • The Return of Jafar (September 13, October 6 and 23, November 21–22 and December 29–30, 1997)
  • Robin Hood (1994) (February 14, April 26, May 25, June 15, July 12 and October 13–14, 1997)
  • Saludos Amigos (November 16, 1997)
  • The Santa Clause (March 26, April 27, May 2 and 19–20, 1997)
  • Snowball Express (November 24 and December 21, 1997)
  • Son of Flubber (November 30 and December 20 and 26, 1997)
  • Splash (January 5–6, 13–14 and 24–25, February 20, March 1, 14–15 and 26, April 11 and May 12 and 28, 1997)
  • Splash, Too (January 13, March 26 and November 17, 1997)
  • Summer Magic (June 6–7, July 26, August 18–19, September 9 and 22, and November 23, 1997)
  • Swiss Family Robinson (April 3, 15 and 22, May 13 and 30–31, June 8–9 and 14–15, July 9 and September 26–27, 1997)
  • The Sword in the Stone (January 15, April 5–6 and 18, May 22, June 7, 17 and 29, July 5–6 and August 24, 1997)
  • The Three Caballeros (November 16, 1997)
  • The Three Lives of Thomasina (February 13 and 24, March 29, April 4 and 20, June 19, October 5, November 22 and December 16, 1997)
  • Tom and Huck (February 2–3, 12–13 and 22, March 7 and 24, April 11–12 and 19, May 18 and August 2 and 15, 1997)
  • Toy Story (1995) (November 29 and December 12, 20–21 and 24, 1997)
  • Treasure Island (December 20, 1997)
  • Tron (February 17, March 12 and 25, April 14, July 24–25, September 1–2 and 23, and October 21–22, 1997)
  • White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (July 20 and 31, August 9, September 5 and 16, October 22 and November 15–16, 1997)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (February 16–17, March 10, 21 and 31, and April 5–6, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1992) (January 11, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (January 18, 1997)
  • The Wiz (February 1 and March 4, 1997)

FOX

  • Star Wars: The Magic and the Mystery (February 4, 1997)
  • Cool Runnings (February 18, 1997)
  • The Mask (April 29, 1997)
  • Splash (August 26, 1997)
  • Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (September 15, 1997)
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (November 25, 1997)
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes (December 31, 1997)

HBO

  • Sense and Sensibility (January 21 and 26, and February 3, 1997)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (April 6, 19 and 27, and August 3, 9, 18 and 31, 1997)
  • The Making of Batman Forever (April 7, 1997)
  • Batman Forever (April 11, 13 and 16, and July 6, 1997)
  • Full Metal Jacket (September 7 and October 1, 1997)

Lifetime

  • The Color Purple (February 23 and September 27, 1997)
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch (March 14, 1997)

The Movie Channel

  • Showgirls (January 4–5 and 24, March 7, June 4, 22 and 29, and September 21–22, 1997)
  • Angels in the Outfield (February 1 and 4, 1997)
  • The Santa Clause (March 1, 9 and 29, 1997)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (March 3, 9, 14–15 and 24, and June 12 and 27, 1997)
  • Super Mario Bros. (March 9 and 24, May 6 and 14, and August 17 and 30, 1997)
  • Gremlins (April 26 and June 12, 1997)
  • Hook (May 3, 6, 8, 14 and 18, and September 16 and 27, 1997)
  • Jumanji (May 13 and 25, July 11, 19 and 30, and September 3, 11 and 28, 1997)

NBC

  • Lethal Weapon 2 (March 3 and September 7, 1997)
  • Batman Returns (April 12, 1997)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (September 21, 1997)
  • Batman Forever (November 16, 1997)
  • Home Alone (December 19, 1997)

Nickelodeon

  • Making of Good Burger (July 13, 1997)


Showtime

  • The Santa Clause (January 1, February 2 and 22, and May 18 and 21, 1997)
  • Terminator 2: Judgement Day (January 1–3, 1997)
  • Angels in the Outfield (January 5 and 28, 1997)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (February 1, 12, 16 and 22, April 8 and July 5, 1997)
  • Super Mario Bros. (February 2–3 and 15, and April 6 and 19, 1997)
  • Jumanji (February 17 and 23, April 6–7 and 24, June 7 and 23, and August 4 and 27, 1997)
  • Showgirls (February 20, March 29–30, May 3 and 19, July 13 and September 29, 1997)
  • Hook (March 1, 6 and 30, and October 5 and 10, 1997)
  • Gremlins (March 1, 11 and 23, July 6 and October 11, 1997)
  • Matilda (September 12, 17 and 27, October 6 and 12, and December 7, 1997)

TBS

  • Jaws 2 (January 2, May 28 and August 10, 1997)
  • Jaws (March 17, May 28–29 and August 1, 1997)
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (March 23, August 13 and September 14, 1997)
  • Mary Poppins (May 21–22, 1997)
  • Back to the Future (June 11, September 14–15 and October 17, 1997)
  • Heidi (June 24, 1997)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (July 9, 1997)
  • The Love Bug (August 12, 1997)
  • Flight of the Navigator (September 16–17, 1997)
  • The Sword in the Stone (October 21, 1997)
  • White Fang (October 21, 1997)
  • The Goonies (December 23 and 30, 1997)

TNT

  • Jaws: The Revenge (January 2–3, 1997)
  • Scarface (February 27, May 24–25 and August 19, 1997)
  • Back to the Future (March 7–8, 1997)
  • Gone With the Wind (March 16 and 19, 1997)
  • E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (April 13, 1997)
  • Jaws (April 12–13 and June 22, 1997)
  • Jaws 2 (April 3–4 and June 22–23, 1997)

USA Network

  • Dead Poets Society (January 2, 1997)
  • The Terminator (March 7–8 and May 31–June 1, 1997)
  • Beverly Hills Cop II (March 20 and 30, and September 27–28, 1997)
  • Jaws 3 (February 8, April 5–6 and September 7, 1997)
  • Superman II (August 24, 1997)
  • Back to the Future Part II (April 20 and August 24, 1997)
  • Back to the Future Part III (August 22 and 24, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (September 14 and December 18, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (September 14 and December 25, 1997)

Syndication

  • Benji the Hunted (March 9, 1997)
  • Lethal Weapon (April 25, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (May 6, 1997)
  • Mary Poppins (May 18, 1997)
  • The Golden Child (May 18 and October 7, 1997)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (October 9, 1997)

Programs debuted on television this year

ABC

  • Nightmare Ned (April 19, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series (September 13, 1997)
  • Recess (September 13, 1997)
  • Pepper Ann (September 13, 1997)
  • You Wish (September 26, 1997)
  • Teen Angel (September 26, 1997)

Cartoon Network

  • Cow and Chicken (July 15, 1997)
  • I Am Weasel (July 15, 1997)
  • Johnny Bravo (July 14, 1997)

Comedy Central

  • Win Ben Stein's Money (July 28, 1997)
  • South Park (August 13, 1997)

Disney Channel

  • The Mighty Ducks

FOX

  • King of the Hill (January 12, 1997)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (March 10, 1997)
  • Power Rangers Turbo (April 19, 1997)

NBC

  • Just Shoot Me! (March 18, 1997)
  • Fire Up (April 10, 1997)
  • Union Square (September 25, 1997)
  • Veronica's Closet (September 25, 1997)

Nickelodeon

  • The Angry Beavers (April 19, 1997)
  • Garfield and Friends (October 1, 1997)

UPN

  • Clueless (Season 2) (September 23, 1997)

USA Network

  • Mario All Stars (January 6, 1997)
  • Sailor Moon (June 19, 1997)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (June 27, 1997)

WB Network

  • Smart Guy (April 2, 1997)
  • The New Batman/Superman Adventures (September 13, 1997)
  • Men in Black: The Series (October 11, 1997)

Programs airing new seasons this year

ABC

  • The Drew Carey Show (Season 3) (September 23, 1997)
  • Home Improvement (Season 7) (September 23, 1997)
  • Boy Meets World (Season 5) (October 3, 1997)
  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (Season 2) (September 26, 1997)

Cartoon Network

  • Dexter's Laboratory (Season 2) (July 16, 1997)

CBS

  • Family Matters (Season 9) (September 19, 1997)
  • Step by Step (Season 7) (September 19, 1997)
  • Touched by an Angel (Season 4) (September 21, 1997)
  • The Nanny (Season 5) (October 1, 1997)
  • Diagnosis Murder (Season 5) (September 18, 1997)
  • Murphy Brown (Season 10) (October 1, 1997)

Disney Channel

  • Muppets Tonight (Season 2) (September 13, 1997)

FOX

  • Spider-Man (Season 4) (February 1, 1997)
  • Goosebumps (Season 3) (September 6, 1997)
  • Spider-Man (Season 5) (September 12, 1997)
  • The X-Files (Season 5) (October 25, 1997)
  • King of the Hill (Season 2) (September 21, 1997)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 2) (September 15, 1997)
  • The Simpsons (Season 9) (September 21, 1997)
  • Beast Wars: Transformers (Season 2) (October 26, 1997)
  • High School Whenever (Season 8) (September 21, 1997)

 NBC

  • Mad About You (Season 6) (September 23, 1997)
  • Law & Order (Season 8) (September 24, 1997)
  • ER (Season 4) (September 25, 1997)
  • Suddenly Susan (Season 2) (September 22, 1997)
  • Caroline in the City (Season 3) (September 22, 1997)
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun (Season 3) (September 24, 1997)
  • Homicide: Life on the Street (Season 6) (October 17, 1997)
  • The Naked Truth (Season 2) (January 16, 1997)
  • The Naked Truth (Season 3) (September 22, 1997)
  • Fired Up (Season 2) (September 22, 1997)
  • Friends (Season 4) (September 25, 1997)
  • Frasier (Season 5) (September 23, 1997)
  • Just Shoot Me! (Season 2) (September 23, 1997)
  • Seinfeld (Season 9) (September 25, 1997)

Nickelodeon

  • Rugrats (Season 4)
  • Kablam! (Season 2) (March 10, 1997)
  • Blue's Clues (Season 2) (September 8, 1997)
  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (Season 4) (September 13, 1997)
  • Hey Arnold! (Season 2) (September 21, 1997)
  • All That (Season 4) (November 15, 1997)
  • Rugrats (Season 5) (November 29, 1997)
  • Kenan and Kel (Season 1) (continued on Januarty 4, 1997)
  • Kenan and Kel (Season 2) (September 6, 1997)

PBS

  • Arthur (Season 2) (September 22, 1997)
  • The Kidsongs Television Show (Season 3) (October 6, 1997)
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy (Season 5) (September 5, 1997)
  • The Magic School Bus (Season 4) (September 13, 1997)
  • Barney & Friends (Season 4) (November 17, 1997)
  • Sesame Street (Season 29) (November 17, 1997)
  • Reading Rainbow
  • Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? (Season 2) (October 6, 1997)
  • Wishbone (Season 2)

WB Network

  • Animaniacs (Season 5) (September 8, 1997)
  • Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher (Season 2) (September 7, 1997)
  • The Parent 'Hood (Season 4) (September 7, 1997)
  • Sister, Sister (Season 5) (September 10, 1997)
  • The Jamie Foxx Show (Season 2) (September 7, 1997)
  • The Steve Harvey Show (Season 2) (September 10, 1997)
  • Superman: The Animated Series (Season 2) (September 8, 1997)
  • The Wayans Bros. (Season 4) (September 17, 1997)

Syndication

  • Jeopardy! (Season 14) (September 1, 1997)*
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 15) (September 1, 1997)**
  • Judge Judy (Season 2) (1997)
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (Season 4) (October 11, 1997)
  • Xena: Warrior Princess (Season 3) (September 29, 1997)
  • Star Trek: Voyager (Season 4) (September 3, 1997)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (Season 6) (September 29, 1997)
  • Entertainment Tonight (Season 17) (1997)
  • The Montel Williams Show (Season 7) (1997)

(*) The set remained blue beginning on October 6, 1997.

(**) The new puzzle board was introduced on February 24, 1997, during the previous season.

Programs broadcasted in reruns this year

Disney Channel

  • The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Nickelodeon

  • Double Dare
  • Doug
  • Happy Days (aired on Nick at Nite)
  • Inspector Gadget
  • Legends of the Hidden Temple
  • Rocko's Modern Life
  • Rugrats (Seasons 1-4)
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show
  • Tiny Toon Adventures

PBS

  • Barney & Friends (Seasons 1-3)*
  • Barney Live! in New York City (March 9 and September 7 and 14, 1997)
  • The Kidsongs Television Show (Seasons 1-2)
  • Kino's Storytime
  • Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood
  • The Puzzle Place
  • Shining Time Station

(*) Upon Season 4's premiere in November 1997, all further reruns of Seasons 1-3 no longer included the "Barney Says" segment.

TBS

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (1989-1994)
  • Halloween is Grinch Night (October 25, 1997)
  • The Cat in the Hat (November 29, 1997)
  • Dr. Seuss on the Loose (November 29, 1997)
  • The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (November 29, 1997)

TNT

  • The Cat in the Hat (November 29, 1997)

Syndication

  • Full House
  • Timon & Pumbaa
  • Jeopardy! (Season 13) (September 6, 1997)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 14) (September 6, 1997)

Programs ended this year

ABC

  • The Mighty Ducks (January 17, 1997)
  • Nightmare Ned (August 9, 1997)
  • Family Matters (Season 8) (May 9, 1997)
  • Step by Step (Season 6) (August 15, 1997)
  • Clueless (Season 1) (February 14, 1997)

FOX

  • Power Rangers Turbo (November 24, 1997)

PBS

  • Lamb Chop's Play-Along (August 29, 1997)
  • (Season 1) (December 31, 1997)

USA Network

  • Mario All Stars (June 6, 1997)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (November 22, 1997)
  • Sailor Moon (December 25, 1997)

Syndication

  • Jeopardy! (Season 12) (August 30, 1997)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 13) (August 30, 1997)

Anime released this year

  • Pokemon (as Pocket Monsters) (April 1, 1997)

VHS trailers released this year

  • Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (April 15, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Promo (Q4 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (September 9, 1997)
  • Peter Pan (45th Anniversary Limited Edition) (October 7, 1997)
  • Spot the Dog Promo (Q4 1997)
  • Disney Sing Along Songs Promo (Q4 1997)
  • Belle's Magical World (November 11, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (1997) (December 23, 1997)

VHS and DVD releases this year

Movies

Region 1 (North America)

  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (January 21, 1997)
  • Bambi (55th Anniversary Limited Edition) (February 4, 1997)
  • That Darn Cat! (The Hayley Mills Collection) (February 4, 1997)
  • The Parent Trap (The Hayley Mills Collection) (February 4, 1997)
  • Pollyanna (The Hayley Mills Collection) (February 4, 1997)
  • The Thief and the Cobbler (February 18, 1997)
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (The Fantastic Adventure Series) (March 4, 1997)
  • Kidnapped (The Fantastic Adventure Series) (March 4, 1997)
  • Swiss Family Robinson (The Fantastic Adventure Series) (March 4, 1997)
  • Treasure Island (The Fantastic Adventure Series) (March 4, 1997)
  • Space Jam (March 11, 1997)
  • Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (March 18, 1997)
  • The Mask (New Line Platinum Series) (DVD) (March 25, 1997)
  • The Wizard of Oz (DVD) (March 25, 1997)
  • Mighty Ducks: The First Face-Off (April 8, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (April 15, 1997)
  • Larger Than Life (April 29, 1997)
  • Zeus and Roxanne (May 13, 1997)
  • Shiloh (June 24, 1997)
  • Sesame Street's 25th Birthday A Musical Celebration (DVD) (July 2, 1997)
  • Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (July 8, 1997)
  • Fun and Fancy Free (50th Anniversary Limited Edition) (July 15, 1997)
  • Collection of All-Time Favorites: The Early Years (July 22, 1997)
  • Collection of All-Time Favorites: The Magic Years (July 22, 1997)
  • Collection of All-Time Favorites: The Modern Classics (July 22, 1997)
  • Matilda (DVD) (July 22, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (July 29, 1997)
  • That Darn Cat! (August 5, 1997)
  • Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (August 5, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (August 19, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope: Special Edition (August 26, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back: Special Edition (August 26, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi: Special Edition (August 26, 1997)
  • Mary Poppins (Fully Restored Limited Edition) (August 26, 1997)
  • Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (The Great American Legends Collection) (August 26, 1997)
  • Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (The Great American Legends Collection) (August 26, 1997)
  • Johnny Tremain (The Great American Legends Collection) (August 26, 1997)
  • The Light in the Forest (The Great American Legends Collection) (August 26, 1997)
  • The Swan Princess II: Escape From Castle Mountain (September 2, 1997)
  • William Wegman's Mother Goose (September 2, 1997)
  • Elmo Saves Christmas (DVD) (September 3, 1997)
  • Casper: A Spirited Beginning (September 9, 1997)
  • Sleeping Beauty (Fully Restored Limited Edition) (September 16, 1997)
  • Herbie Rides Again (The Love Bug Collection) (September 16, 1997)
  • Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (The Love Bug Collection) (September 16, 1997)
  • Herbie Goes Bananas (The Love Bug Collection) (September 16, 1997)
  • The Love Bug (The Love Bug Collection) (September 16, 1997)
  • Warriors of Virtue (September 23, 1997)
  • Old Yeller (The Animal Adventures Series) (October 7, 1997)
  • The Shaggy Dog (The Comedy Favorites Series) (October 7, 1997)
  • The Shaggy D.A. (The Comedy Favorites Series) (October 7, 1997)
  • Alice in Wonderland (Fully Restored Limited Edition) (October 14, 1997)
  • The Jungle Book (30th Anniversary Limited Edition) (October 14, 1997)
  • Babes in Toyland (October 14, 1997)
  • Wild America (October 21, 1997)
  • Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood (October 21, 1997)
  • How the Toys Saved Christmas (October 21, 1997)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (November 11, 1997)
  • Free Willy 3: The Rescue (November 18, 1997)
  • Men in Black (November 25, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (December 2, 1997)
  • The Absent-Minded Professor (The Comedy Favorites Series) (December 2, 1997)
  • Son of Flubber (The Comedy Favorites Series) (December 2, 1997)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (DVD) (December 2, 1997)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (DVD) (December 2, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (December 10, 1997)
  • Air Bud (December 10, 1997)

Region 2 (Japan)

  • Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (February 21, 1997)
  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves (March 20, 1997)
  • The Aristocats (April 25, 1997)
  • James and the Giant Peach (May 16, 1997)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1992) (July 25, 1997)
  • The Frighteners (August 16, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (September 19, 1997)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (October 24, 1997)

Region 2 (UK)

  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves (January 4, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (June 30, 1997)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1992) (July 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians: Live-Action (August 25, 1997)
  • Here Comes the Teletubbies (September 8, 1997)
  • Dance with the Teletubbies (September 8, 1997)
  • Oliver & Company (September 17, 1997)
  • Secrets & Lies (September 29, 1997)
  • Brassed Off (November 17, 1997)
  • The Black Cauldron (November 1997)

Region 3 (South Korea)

  • Alice in Wonderland (Q1 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (July 1, 1997)
  • Matilda (August 9, 1997)
  • Robin Hood (1994) (October 1997)
  • The Fox and the Hound (December 1997)

Region 4 (Latin America)

  • The Frighteners (August 19, 1997)

Region 4 (Brazil)

  • The Aristocats (May 1997)

TV Shows

Region 1 (North America)

  • Barney's Sense-Sational Day (January 14, 1997)
  • Thomas & Friends: Sing-Along and Stories (February 11, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Pooh Wishes (Q1 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Tigger-ific Tales! (Q1 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Clever Little Piglet (Q1 1997)
  • Barney's Colors & Shapes (2 Pack) (March 18, 1997)
  • Barney's Musical Scrapbook (May 6, 1997)
  • Barney's Camp Wannarunnaround (July 8, 1997)
  • A Rugrats Vacation (July 8, 1997)
  • Thomas & Friends: Thomas Meets the Queen and Other Stories (August 19, 1997)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Do It! (August 26, 1997)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Dance! (August 26, 1997)
  • Barney's Adventure Bus (September 2, 1997)
  • Bedtime Bash (October 21, 1997)
  • A Rugrats Chanukah (October 21, 1997)
  • A Rugrats Thanksgiving (October 21, 1997)
  • Barney's Good Day, Good Night (November 4, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Imagine That, Christopher Robin! (Q4 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Three Cheers for Eeyore & Rabbit! (Q4 1997)

Region 2 (UK)

  • Thomas & Friends: Playtime (March 3, 1997)
  • My Bumper The Wind in the Willows: Fun and Games (April 30, 1997)
  • My Bumper Sooty: Little Shop of Mischief (May 12, 1997)
  • Children's Playschool Favourites
  • The Wind in the Willows: Summer Escapades
  • Thomas & Friends: Chases, Races and Runaways (October 6, 1997)
  • Dennis Pennis R.I.P. (October 10, 1997)
  • The Complete Mr. Bean: Volume 1 (October 13, 1997)
  • The Complete Mr. Bean: Volume 2 (October 13, 1997)
  • My Christmas Play Rhymes and Songs (October 20, 1997)
  • Joe Pasquale: Twin Squeaks (October 20, 1997)
  • My Bumper Christmas Sooty (October 27, 1997)
  • The Very Best of Men Behaving Badly (November 10, 1997)
  • Tommy Cooper: The Golden Years

Region (Japan)

  • Sonic the Hedgehog (August 13, 1997-)
  • Pinky and the Brain (September 25, 1997-)
  • Theodore Tugboat (December 15, 1997-)

VHS re-releases this year

Movies

Region 1 (North America)

  • Dr. Seuss Sing-Along Classics: The Cat in the Hat* (July 29, 1997)
  • Dr. Seuss Sing-Along Classics: Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories* (July 29, 1997)
  • Dr. Seuss Sing-Along Classics: The Hoober-Bloob Highway* (July 29, 1997)
  • Dr. Seuss Sing-Along Classics: The Lorax* (July 29, 1997)
  • Home Alone
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (March 18, 1997)
  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (March 18, 1997)
  • A Far Off Place (April 15, 1997)
  • Robin Hood (1994) (Q2 1997)
  • Pete's Dragon (Q2 1997)

(*) These specials were re-released under the Fox Kids Video brand.

Region 2 (Japan)

  • Kiki's Delivery Service (November 21, 1997)
  • Peter Pan (1953) December 26, 1997)

Region 2 (UK)

  • The Rescuers Down Under (May 1997)
  • Terry Pratchett Truckers (September 22, 1997)
  • The BFG (October 15, 1997)
  • Cinderella (1950) (November 28, 1997)

Region 4 (Australia)

  • The Goonies (July 26, 1997)
  • Alice in Wonderland (October 15, 1997)

TV Shows

  • Barney and the Backyard Gang: Waiting for Santa (Q4 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (Q4 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (Q4 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too (Q4 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (Q4 1997)

VHS Tapes discontinued this year

  • Bambi (1997 VHS) (March 31, 1997)
  • The Aristocats (1996 VHS)
  • Oliver & Company (1996 VHS)
  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996 VHS)
  • Mary Poppins (1994 VHS) (August 25, 1997)
  • All Walt Disney Family Film Collection titles
  • Disney's Sing-Along Songs: Fun With Music

Logos introduced this year

  • Buena Vista Television - "90s Comets II" (June 27, 1997)
  • Children's Television Workshop - "Play it Smart" (October 20, 1997)
  • Columbia Tristar Home Video - "The Filmstrip" (November 4, 1997)
  • DreamWorks Pictures - "Fishing Boy" (December 10, 1997)
  • Lyrick Studios Logo #1 (November 4, 1997)
  • Macrovision Quality Protection (appeared on Universal Studios Home Video titles)
  • MGM/UA Home Video - "Rollercoaster Filmstrip" (DVD debut on May 6, 1997)
  • New Line Home Video - "CGI Filmbox" (DVD debut on July 8, 1997)
  • Touchstone Home Video - "Thunderball Snake" (DVD debut on June 19, 1997)
  • Universal Pictures - "CGI Globe" (June 19, 1997)
  • Universal Studios Home Video - "CGI Globe" (June 19, 1997) (DVD debut on November 18, 1997)
  • Universal Television - "CGI Globe II" (November 4, 1997)
  • Walt Disney Home Video - "The Gold Logo" (DVD debut on September 2, 1997)
  • Warner Home Video - "CGI Shield" (November 4, 1997) (DVD debut on September 2, 1997)

(*) The logo of the fanfare is Reorchestrated by both Han Zimmer, and James Horner.

Logos updated this year

  • 20th Century Fox - "CGI Searchlights" (November 4, 1997)*

(*) The music was re-orchestrated in this logo, which became permanent as of March 27, 1998.

Logos ended this year

  • Buena Vista Television - "90s Comets" (September 12, 1997)
  • Children's Television Workshop - "Sparks" (July 8, 1997)
  • Columbia Tristar Home Video - "Rising Boxes" (January 1, 1997)
  • MCA/Universal Home Video - "MCA Globe" (May 29, 1997)
  • Universal Pictures - "1990s Globe" (May 15, 1997)
  • Universal Television - "CGI Globe I" (May 16, 1997)
  • Warner Bros. Pictures - "WB Shield" (December 25, 1997)
  • Warner Bros. Television - "WB Shield" (the one with the word "Pictures" on the logo) (December 31, 1997)
  • Warner Home Video - "Cheesy Shield" (February 1997)

Video games unveiled this year

  • Diddy Kong Racing (August 28, 1997)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Wario Land II
  • Yoshi's Story (a.k.a. Yoshi's Island 64)

Video games released this year

Japan

Super Game Boy

  • Kirby's Star Stacker (January 25, 1997)

Sega Saturn

  • Sonic R (December 10, 1997)

Nintendo 64

  • Star Fox 64 (April 27, 1997)
  • Super Mario 64: Rumble Pak Version (July 18, 1997)
  • Diddy Kong Racing (November 21, 1997)
  • Yoshi's Story (December 21, 1997)

North America

Super NES

  • Kirby's Dream Land 3 (December 10, 1997)

Super Game Boy

  • Kirby's Star Stacker (April 1, 1997)

Sega Saturn

  • Sonic R (October 31, 1997)

Nintendo 64

  • Mario Kart 64 (February 10, 1997)
  • Star Fox 64 (June 30, 1997)
  • Diddy Kong Racing (December 10, 1997)

Europe

Super Game Boy

  • Kirby's Star Stacker (August 28, 1997)

Sega Saturn

  • Sonic R (December 10, 1997)

Nintendo 64

  • Super Mario 64 (March 1, 1997)
  • Mario Kart 64 (June 24, 1997)
  • Star Fox 64 (October 17, 1997)
  • Diddy Kong Racing (November 21, 1997)

Video games discontinued this year

  • All Super Comboy titles from the South Korean market

Books released this year

North America

  • The Cat in the Hat: 40th Birthday Special Edition
  • Disney Classic Storybooks: Bambi
  • Disney Classic Storybooks: The Rescuers
  • Disney Classic Storybooks: Peter Pan (new version)
  • Cold Water
  • The God of Small Things

UK

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (June 26, 1997)

Japan

  • Kirby of the Stars by Yoshiko Sakuma (May 25, 1997)
  • Kirby of the Stars: The Story of Dedede Who Lives in Pupupu Vol. 5 (February 28, 1997)
  • Kirby of the Stars: The Story of Dedede Who Lives in Pupupu Vol. 6 (June 28, 1997)

Albums released this year

  • The Rescuers (November 4, 1997)
  • Fush Yu Mang (July 8, 1997)
  • Classic Disney Vol. 4: 60 Years of Musical Magic (July 16, 1997)
  • Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm (October 21, 1997)
  • Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (October 21, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3: Music From The Motion Picture (December 12, 1997)

Software released this year

Beta Versions

  • Windows Memphis Beta 1 (February 7, 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 4.0 Beta 1 (April 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 4.0 Beta 2 (July 1997)
  • Windows 98 Beta 2 (July 31, 1997)
  • Windows NT 5.0 Workstation Beta 1 (September 27, 1997)
  • Windows 98 Beta 2.1 (October 10, 1997)
  • Windows 98 Beta 3 (December 12, 1997)

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS 8.0 (July 26, 1997)

Service Pack Updates

  • Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 3 (May 15, 1997)*
  • Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2.5 (December 10, 1997)

(*) This service pack is required before installing most components that also require at least Windows 95.

PC Components

  • Internet Explorer 3.0 for Mac (January 8, 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 3.02 (March 26, 1997)
  • Macromedia Flash 2.0 (June 27, 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 4.0 (October 20, 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 4.01 (November 4, 1997)

CD-ROMs

  • Living Books: Arthur's Reading Race (January 28, 1997)
  • Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren (January 28, 1997)
  • Putt-Putt Travels Through Time (June 6, 1997)
  • Pajama Sam's Sock Works (July 8, 1997)
  • Living Books: Just Grandma and Me 2.0 (July 18, 1997)
  • SPY Fox in Dry Cereal (September 2, 1997)
  • Living Books: Arthur's Birthday 2.0 (September 22, 1997)
  • Living Books: The Cat in the Hat (September 16, 1997)
  • Big Thinkers Kindergarten and 1st Grade (October 21, 1997)
  • Backyard Baseball (October 24, 1997)
  • Papa’s Pizzeria (December 10, 1997)

Websites launched this year

  • The Mushroom Kingdom (March 24, 1997)
  • Super Mario Bros. Headquarters (August 1, 1997)
  • BarneyOnline.com
  • Nintendo.com (second generation) (November 4, 1997)
  • Diddy Kong Racing (www.dkr.com) (November 4, 1997)

Websites shut down this year

  • Books That Work (www.btw.com)

Vehicles introduced this year

  • 1998 Audi A6 (Q4 1997)
  • 1998 BMW 323i (2-door convertible and coupe only)
  • 1998 Cadillac Seville (September 9, 1997)
  • 1998 Chevrolet Corvette (2-door convertible) (September 1997)
  • 1998 Chevrolet Prizm/Toyota Corolla
  • 1998 Chrysler Concorde/Dodge Intrepid
  • 1998 Chrysler Town & Country
  • 1998 Dodge Durango (September 5, 1997)
  • 1998 Dodge Intrepid
  • 1998 Ford Contour (May 20, 1997)
  • 1998 Ford Escort ZX2 (April 17, 1997)
  • 1998 Ford Ranger
  • 1998 Honda Accord (August 26, 1997)
  • 1997 Honda CR-V (February 1997)
  • 1998 Hyundai Accent GSi (May 6, 1997)
  • 1998 Hyundai Sonata (July 9, 1997)
  • 1997 Hyundai Tiburon (Q1 1997)
  • 1998 Isuzu Rodeo
  • 1998 Jaguar XJ8 (September 1997)
  • 1998 Kia Sephia
  • 1997 Land Rover Discovery XD (January 2, 1997)
  • 1997 Land Rover Range Rover 4.6 HSE (January 2, 1997)
  • 1998 Lexus ES 300
  • 1998 Lexus GS 300/400 (September 2, 1997)
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator (May 14, 1997)
  • 1998 Lincoln Town Car (March 26, 1997)
  • 1998 Mercedes-Benz C43
  • 1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK320
  • 1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 (September 1997)
  • 1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 (January 1997)
  • 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis (September 26, 1997)
  • 1997 Mitsubishi Galant DE
  • 1998 Nissan Altima (May 29, 1997)
  • 1998 Nissan Frontier (October 27, 1997)
  • 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue (May 5, 1997)
  • 1998 Suzuki Esteem (4-door station wagon)
  • 1998 Suzuki Sidekick
  • 1998 Suzuki X-90
  • 1998 Toyota Sienna (September 1997)
  • 1998 Volkswagen New Beetle
  • 1998 Volkswagen Passat
  • 1998 Volvo C70/S70/V70

Vehicles discontinued this year

  • BMW 318i (2-door convertible and coupe)
  • Buick Skylark/Oldsmobile Achieva (December 10, 1997 as a 1998 model)
  • Eagle Vision (September 5, 1997)
  • Ford Aerostar (August 22, 1997)
  • Ford Aspire (September 26, 1997)
  • Ford Probe (June 27, 1997)
  • Ford Thunderbird LX (September 4, 1997)
  • Honda Accord (4-door station wagon)
  • Honda Civic Del Sol
  • Hyundai Accent GT (June 30, 1997)
  • Infiniti J30 (June 19, 1997)
  • Jaguar XJ12 (April 17, 1997)
  • Jaguar XJ6 (June 1997)
  • Kia Sephia (GS and RS)
  • Land Rover Defender 90
  • Lexus LX 450 (December 1997)
  • Mazda B2300
  • Mazda MX-6
  • Mercedes-Benz C36, E420, S500, S600, and SL320
  • Mercury Cougar XR7 (September 5, 1997)
  • Nissan Hardbody Truck (D21)
  • Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme (February 21, 1997)
  • Porsche 911 Turbo
  • Saab 9000 (CSE ended as a 1998 model)
  • Toyota Paseo
  • Toyota Previa
  • Volvo 850 and 960

Laredo TX Version

  • October 1997: Danny and Esteban is Born
  • December 1997: Danny and Esteban's 1st Holiday

Character debut

Births

  • June 7Kiwi
  • September 17Simon Mouse
  • December 8Jeanie Penguin

First appearances

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