Tony Shalhoub Movies
- 83 mins
Beatle is a quirky loner who refuses to live by society's rules. Her business cards read "Towing/Assassination," and she even has a hit man infomercial to go along with it. Her only human contact is with her psychiatrist and the stripper/hooker she employs once a week. Everything changes the night she meets Athena Klendon, a suicidal blonde with a secret. With a demented killer on their tail, courtesy of Athena's crooked former employer, the two quickly strike a bargain. Athena will change her life insurance policy to reflect Beatle as the beneficiary in exchange for her own execution. And while they wait for the paperwork to come through, Beatle will provide room and board and get some extra help on her infomercial. The two have no idea that Detective Holt has been on their case reviewing their every move. Just when he thinks he's got Beatle pinned beyond a shadow of a doubt, this comedic mystery takes a wild and unexpected turn.
- August 8th, 2014
- 101 mins
The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan.
- April 26th, 2013
- 130 mins
A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.
- January 25th, 2013
- 97 mins
Take a hilarious director, add a brilliant cast, mix in some twisted jokes, remove all boundaries, and then stand back...way back. In Movie 43, comedy is served steaming hot (literally) by director Peter Farrelly of The Farrelly Brothers (Something About Mary, Dumb & Dumber) in one of the most shocking, original, and dangerous comedies ever made. Starring Johnny Knoxville, Gerard Butler, Anna Faris, Seann William Scott, Hugh Jackman, Richard Gere, Uma Thurman, Halle Berry, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Kate Bosworth, Kate Winslet, Terrence Howard, Liev Schreiber, Elizabeth Banks, Justin Long, Kristen Bell, Patrick Warburton, Josh Duhamel, Jason Sudeikis, Chloe Grace Moretz, Stephen Merchant, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jack McBrayer, Kieran Culkin, and Chris Pratt, Movie 43 is jaw-dropping, uproarious, outrageous fun. Warning: not for the weak-stomached, faint of heart, or easily offended.
- 154 mins
Hemingway & Gellhorn recounts the tumultuous romance and subsequent marriage of literary master Ernest Hemingway (Clive Owen) and up-and-coming war correspondent Martha Gellhorn (Nicole Kidman), following them through the Spanish Civil War and beyond. As she grew in reputation and stature, Gellhorn stood toe-to-toe with Hemingway, putting his famous bravado and iconic style to the test.
- June 24th, 2011
- 113 mins
Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret spy mission, Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. Adding to the fast-paced fun is a colorful new all-car cast that includes secret agents, menacing villains and international racing competitors.
- December 17th, 2010
- 116 mins
Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd, and Jack Nicholson star in How Do You Know, the new comedy written and directed by James L. Brooks that takes a contemporary and romantic look at the question, “How do you know?”
Lisa (Witherspoon) is a woman whose athletic ability is the defining passion of her life, having been her focus since early childhood. When she is cut from her team, everything she has ever known is suddenly taken from her. Not knowing what to do, she stumbles toward regular life. In this mode, she begins a fling with Matty (Wilson), a major league baseball pitcher, a self-centered ladies man – a narcissist with a code of honor.
George (Rudd) is a straight-arrow businessman whose complicated relationship with his father, Charles (Nicholson), takes a turn when George is accused of a financial crime, even though he’s done nothing wrong. Though he may be headed to jail, George’s honesty, integrity, and unceasing optimism may be his only path to keeping his sanity.
Before Lisa’s relationship with Matty takes root, she meets George for a first date on the worst evening of each of their lives: she has just been cut, and he has just been served. When everything else seems to be falling apart, they will discover what it means to have something wonderful happen.
- 110 mins
Summer in L.A., it's hot. Homeland Security has set the threat level at red; they're searching for several Arabs alleged to be terrorists. Mustafa, an Egyptian immigrant who runs a falafel shop, comes to the FBI's attention; they investigate him. He has other problems: his young teen son no longer wants to be a Muslim; his sister, a nurse, objects to Mustafa arranging her marriage to a cousin from Egypt. She has a non-Arab suitor of her own. Omar, an employee of Mustafa, is a struggling actor who doesn't want to play only terrorists. Mustafa hopes to open a real restaurant and has a potential partner in Sam, a Jew, whose family objects. What price the American dream?
- June 22nd, 2007
- 94 mins
Based on Stephen King's short story, "1408" stars John Cusack as a debunker of paranormal occurrences who encounters real terror when he checks into the notorious Room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel.
- January 21st, 2007
- 80 mins
"Sacco and Vanzetti" brings to life the personal, political and legal aspects of the heartbreaking story behind Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial. It is the first major documentary film about this landmark story.
- June 23rd, 2006
- 88 mins
"Shock can be a tricky thing. Sometimes our emotional response to horrific events can be hidden from us at first, only to appear after some time has passed."
"The Great New Wonderful" is populated by people you know: New Yorkers you see on the elevator, in the supermarket, at the gym. Without a trace of sentimentality, director Danny Leiner, a Brooklyn native, and his extraordinary cast paints five portraits of life in this city a year after the attacks of 9/11.
Dr. Trabulous (Tony Shalhoub) is an orthodox psychologist who utilizes his unique insights to unearth the buried rage of an ordinary man (Jim Gaffigan) who has witnessed an office tragedy.
Emme Keeler (Maggie Gyllenhaal), the ruthless proprietor of The Great New Wonderful - a leading purveyor of pastries to the New York society set - struggles to unseat NY's reigning Queen of Cake (Edie Falco), to great success and profound consequences.
Allison & David Burbage (Judy Greer, Tom McCarthy) struggle to keep their marriage together while coping with their increasingly difficult and strangely self-possessed 10-year-old son.
Avi and Satish (Naseerudin Shah, Sharat Saxena), immigrants, best friends and security guards, travel around the city casually observing contemporary America until dramatic events force them to re-evaluate their opposing perspectives.
Judy Berman's (Olympia Dukakis) routine is upset when she reconnects with a childhood friend whose passion for life kindles unexpected desires of her own.
One year after 9/11, these stories reveal that being lost always precedes a new beginning.
- June 9th, 2006
- 116 mins
After taking moviegoers magically into the realm of toys, bugs, monsters, fish, and superheroes, the masterful storytellers and technical wizards at Pixar Animation Studios ("The Incredibles," "Finding Nemo," "Monsters, Inc."), and Academy Award®-winning director John Lasseter ("Toy Story," "Toy Story 2," "A Bug's Life"), hit the road with a fast-paced comedy adventure set inside the world of cars.
Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson), a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters –including Sally (a snazzy 2002 Porsche voiced by Bonnie Hunt), Doc Hudson (a 1951 Hudson Hornet with a mysterious past, voiced by Paul Newman), and Mater (a rusty but trusty tow truck voiced by Larry the Cable Guy) – who help him realize that there are more important things than trophies, fame and sponsorship. Fueled with plenty of humor, action, heartfelt drama, and amazing new technical feats, "Cars" is a high octane delight for moviegoers of all ages.
- September 24th, 2004
- 93 mins
Based on the true story of the greatest motion picture never made, “The Last Shot” shows how everybody – even the FBI – can get caught up in the allure, glamour, and glitz of Hollywood. Straight shooter agent Joe Devine (ALEC BALDWIN) has been assigned to cook up an elaborate scheme to take down infamous mob boss John Gotti. He assumes the role of a Hollywood producer and tells all the right lies to enlist a stooge to help execute his sting. He finds unsuspecting wannabe director Steven Schatz (MATTHEW BRODERICK), who’d do just about everything to get the chance to direct a “feature.” Schatz falls hook, line, and sinker for the pitch, but what Devine doesn’t tell Schatz is that the movie will never be made. Everything goes according to plan…until Devine and the suits at the Bureau start enjoying their new lives as “Hollywood players” a bit too much. Washington meets Hollywood and law enforcement takes a back seat to moviemaking in this hilarious comedy featuring an amazing ensemble cast including Calista Flockhart, Toni Collette, Joan Cusack, Tim Blake Nelson, Tony Shalhoub, and Ray Liotta.
- February 20th, 2004
- 111 mins
The true story of the first female boxing manager Jackie Kallen, who guided the careers of several major careers, including four world champions, like middleweight champ James Toney, as well as Bronco McKart and Thomas Hearns.
- July 25th, 2003
- 84 mins
In this installment the Cortez family is thrust into a virtual reality game by the Toymaker as he tries to take over the children of the world. The Cortez family must stop the evil Toymaker by defeating the impossible games that are thrown at them.
- May 30th, 2003
A look at how our cultural obsession with youthful good looks affects women who are told their value is dependent on their appearance.
- August 9th, 2002
- 100 mins
This time around, Carmen (Alexa Vega) and Juni Cortez (Daryl Sabara) find themselves on a mysterious island, where they meet an eccentric scientist (Steve Buscemi) and his odd genetic creations, all the while battling a pair of rival spy siblings, Gary (Matt O'Leary) and Gerti (Emily Osment) Giggles. When the kids find themselves in trouble, mom and dad (Carla Gugino, Antonio Banderas) spring into action, and even their superspy grandparents (Ricardo Montalban, Holland Taylor) lend a hand.
- July 3rd, 2002
- 88 mins
Agent Jay (Will Smith), having grown lonely and angst-ridden as an MiB, uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena (Lara Flynn Boyle), an evil Kylothian monster that disguises itself as a sexy lingerie model, when he's called to a pizza joint to investigate alien activity. While there he meets Laura, a witness, and sparks fly between them. After some flirting, he decides not to neuralize her. When Serleena takes the entire MiB building hostage, there is only one person left for Jay to turn to � his former partner, Agent Kay (Tommy Lee Jones), who is now a drone in another large government office, the U.S. Postal Service. As the two agents track Serleena and try to save the planet, Laura's past is revealed, as is the role she must play in stopping Serleena.
- April 26th, 2002
- 103 mins
A female reporter (Angelina Jolie), whose life thus far has seemed meaningless, encounters a homeless man (Tony Shalhoub) who claims he's a prophet and tells her she has only one week to live.
- January 4th, 2002
- 102 mins
Gary Sinise stars as a weapons tech involved in a war that pits humanity against alien beings. After he engineers a startlingly effective new device, he's suspected of being an alien himself.
- November 9th, 2001
- 116 mins
Set in 1949 Santa Rosa, Calif., and shot in black and white, the Coen brothers' latest is a film noir about a barber (Billy Bob Thornton) who decides to blackmail the man (James Gandolfini) who's having an affair with his wife (Frances McDormand).
- October 26th, 2001
- 91 mins
Arthur Kriticos (TONY SHALHOUB) and his two children, Kathy (SHANNON ELIZABETH) and Bobby (ALEC ROBERTS), have lost everything but each other. Jean (KATHRYN ANDERSON), Arthur's wife and the children's mother, perished in a fire that left the surviving family members with nothing. Nothing, that is, until out of nowhere Arthur inherits an unusual house from his mysterious, eccentric Uncle Cyrus (F. MURRAY ABRAHAM). Made entirely of glass and steel, the house is a shining wonder of modern architecture, all dazzling open spaces and clean, sharp lines. As they explore their new home, admiring its elegantly etched glass walls, Arthur and the children can hardly believe their good fortune. What they don't know is that this house of light holds a dark secret within.
- March 30th, 2001
- 88 mins
When their parents, super-spies Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez (Banderas and Gugino) are called back into service to save the world and are suddenly nabbed by the enemy, it is up to their kids, Carmen and Juni (Vega and Sabara) to save the day.
Using all the skills learned in elementary school and from video games, along with a host of cool gadgets, these small heroes set out to save their family... and the world.
- December 25th, 1999
- 102 mins
They're not astronauts they only played them on TV. For four seasons, from 1979 to 1982, the crew of the NSEA Protector donned their uniforms and set out on thrilling and often dangerous missions in space - then their series was canceled.
The Thermians, a race of aliens, have mistaken intercepted television transmissions of the show for "historical documents." Arriving on earth, they whisk "Commander Peter Quincy Taggart" and his crew into space to help them defeat an all-too-real and very deadly adversary. With no script, no director, and no clue about real space travel, the actors have to turn in the performances of their lives to become the heroes the Thermians believe them to be.
- June 6th, 1999
- 130 mins
Four best friends and their basketball coach celebrate their championship twenty years ago. But their reunion turns violent when a dark secret comes to light.
- December 25th, 1998
- 115 mins
In this legal thriller based on a true story, John Travolta stars as Jan Schlichtmann, a tenacious personal-injury attorney whose fierce determination entangles him in a case that threatens to destroy him. The case-which appears straightforward-instead evolves into a labyrinthine lawsuit of vast dimensions, in the intelligent, fast-paced drama, A Civil Action.
- November 6th, 1998
- 116 mins
After the U.S. military abducts a muslim leader, New York has become the target of increasing terrorist attacks. After the FBI, CIA, NYPD fail to stop the terrorist attacks, the U.S. government sends in the military and declares martial law in the streets of New York.
- June 1st, 1998
- 91 mins
A 10 year old gifted boy wants to be a jazz pianist much to the chagrin of his more classical oriented piano instructor. With his mother's help, he is an underage regular at a local nightspot, where he is teamed up with a sax superstar. Both come to learn that each suffers from Tourette's Syndrome (thus the film title). The older man has developed mannerisms to cover up his own fallibilities and resents the boy and his mother's acceptance of the disease. Written by John Sacksteder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- April 17th, 1998
- 91 mins
Paulie's first owner - and first love - is a little girl named Marie (Hallie Kate Eisenberg) who raises him from a baby. Helping Marie over come a painful stutter gives Paulie the gift of gab, but doesn't prevent her parents from sending him away when they feel she is becoming too attached to him. Undeterred, the loyal little parrot begins a tenacious crosscountry search to find his young owner.
Told through the eyes of its unique title character, "Paulie" reveals the wonders - and heartbreak - of his and our worlds, as he travels through a series of funny and touching adventures in his quest to reunite with the little girl who raised ant loved him.
One thing is certain... If you want to know what's on Paulie's mind, just ask him. But you'd better be prepared for the answer. He doesn't know how to lie, and his biting wit may ruffle a few feathers...including his own.
- March 20th, 1998
- 143 mins
After three years as a congressional aide on Capitol Hill, Henry Burton (Adrian Lester) is renowned as a brilliant political strategist, but he has grown increasingly disenchanted with politics. Though cynical, he is still looking for someone doing something he can believe in. But Henry is positive that someone is not Governor Jack Stanton (John Travolta), a virtually unknown southern governor who is running for President of the United States. Stanton is crisscrossing primary states but not yet tracking in the polls. A dark horse who could miss the race, the governor desperately wants Henry Burton on his team.
When he meets up with him, Henry watches in astonishment as the politician mesmerizes a tough crowd by touching them all -- body and soul. By the end of the day, Henry has agreed to run Stanton's uphill battle for the presidency -- further convinced by his encounter with Susan Stanton (Emma Thompson). Henry immediately sets up campaign headquarters and meets his new political family: Richard (Billy Bob Thornton) the sly, improbable political strategist who proudly describes himself as a "Redneck," Libby (Kathy Bates) the fanatically loyal, overtly gay, campaign trouble-shooter, and Daisy (Maura Tierney) the campaign media advisor, young and smart and looking for love.
Together, the Stantons and their young advisors begin their long, scandal-riddled roller coaster ride to the presidency -- an adventure for Henry and his new friends that will prove at once hilarious and heartbreaking, and definitely history-making.
- 101 mins
In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has sworn to kill them for belittling his talents.
- October 24th, 1997
- 103 mins
Ewan McGregor stars as a cleaning man in L.A. who takes his boss's daughter hostage after being fired and replaced by a robot. Two "angels" who are in charge of human relationships on earth, offer some unsolicited help to bring this unlikely couple together. The "angels" are so successful that the daughter soon turns on her father in order to save her captor.
- October 24th, 1997
- 106 mins
The futuristic thriller Gattaca invites audiences to enter an alternate future in which "designer people" forged in test tubes rule society and genetics determine a person's future. In this world, a person with the right genetic stuff can do anything; but a person with even a slight defect or even potential for a defect is a prisoner of his own biological cells.
The film stars Ethan Hawke as Vincent Freeman, a young man determined to break out of his imperfect genetic destiny and see his dreams of traveling into space come true.
- July 2nd, 1997
- 98 mins
Men in Black follows the exploits of agents Kay (Jones) and Jay (Smith), members of a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth. The two Men in Black find themselves in the middle of the deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist (Vincent D'Onofrio) who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies. In order to prevent worlds from colliding, the MiB must track down the terrorist and prevent the destruction of Earth. It's just another typical day for the Men in Black.
- September 20th, 1996
- 107 mins
Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.
- June 1st, 1996
- 30 mins
- December 25th, 1994
- 100 mins
Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
- November 19th, 1993
- 94 mins
Uncle fester finds true love (or is it ?) in Debbie, the Addamses's new babysitter, hired to care for the Addams' latest addition, Pubert. Debbie has her eye on Fester's money, but first she has to separate him from the rest of the family, while Wednesday and Pugsley are sent to a summer camp.
- August 11th, 1993
- 109 mins
A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
- August 28th, 1992
- 96 mins
On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose $65K in a poker game and offers to clear the debt for a weekend with his fiancée.
- August 21st, 1991
- 116 mins
New York intellectual playwright Barton Fink comes to Hollywood to work as a screenwriter. Staying in the eerie Hotel Earle, Barton develops severe writer's block when his studio boss orders the serious-minded Barton to write a low budget wrestling movie. His neighbor, jovial insurance salesman Charlie Meadows, tries to help, but Barton continues to struggle as a bizarre sequence of events distracts him even further from his task.
- July 13th, 1990
- 89 mins
Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.
- December 1989
- 96 mins
Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First referred to as "Gay-Related-Immune-Disorder," we watch the effect of the disease as it devastates the lives of our protagonists. Jumping between Manhattan and Fire Island, vignettes carry us from the it-couldn't-happen-to-me mentality of the early days of the disease to the invasive effect it has had on all of our lives, today. The title of the film comes from the New York Times' refusal to acknowledge homosexual relationships in their obituary section during this period. Instead, survivors were referred to as "Longtime Companions" of the deceased
- January 17th, 1988
- 90 mins
When the Chief of Police transfers tough police captain Janet Hamilton to "The Sewer," a crime-infested inner-city precinct, she suspects that many of her own men have been thriving in this lawless wasteland-though she has no idea how deep the corruption goes. Compelled to investigate after a sergeant is mysteriously murdered, Janet discovers that some of Pittsburgh finest are caught up in one of the most explosive and shocking scandals the City of Pittsburgh has ever seen.
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- July 25th, 1986
- 108 mins
Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after until she discovers that Mark is having an affair while she is waddling around with a second pregnancy.
Tony Shalhoub TV Shows
The Blacklist follows Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader), one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, as he joins with the FBI, claiming that they can work with one another. When he agrees to cooperate in bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists, he tells them that he will only speak with Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone), a rookie FBI profiler.
As they work together, Keen questions Reddington's motives and Reddington simply feels she is very special. When one terrorist is taken down, Reddington informs them that it is only the beginning. Reddington gives the FBI access to "The Blacklist", a list with known terrorists and criminals the world doesn't know about. With Reddington's help, they work together to eradicate the list.
Created by Jon Bokenkamp, the series also stars: Harry Lennix as FBI Assistant Director Harold Cooper, Diego Klattenhoff as Donald Ressler, Ryan Eggold as Tom Keen, Ilfenesh Hadera as Jennifer Palmer.
Comedy meets drama in this quirky Showtime offering which spotlights the versatility of actress Edie Falco. Set in a New York City hospital, this half-hour single camera comedy is about a strong-willed woman balancing a hectic work life with a complex personal life, all the while fighting the healthcare system along the way.
A single-camera comedy about four single guys living in a short-term apartment complex who unexpectedly find camaraderie over their many missteps in love. Carter, the youngest and most recent addition to the group, moved in after being ditched at the altar mid-ceremony, and is now eager to re-enter the dating scene and get on with his life with some guidance from his “band of brothers”: Frank Russo, a successful middle-aged clothing manufacturer and four-time divorcée who still fancies himself a ladies man; Gil Bartis, a small business owner who was caught having the world’s worst affair; and Stuart Strickland, a speedo-wearing OB/GYN who’s hiding his assets until his second divorce is settled. Jill is Frank’s charming and attractive daughter, who stands as the one positive remnant from his failed relationships. Armed with a hot tub, pool-side barbeque and plenty of questionable advice, these losers in the marriage department take Carter under their wing to impart their own brand of wisdom about the opposite sex.
Broadway's best have been recognized every year in this awards event since April 4, 1947. First televised broadcast was in 1967. The Tony Awards typically features musical numbers from nominated musicals. Over the years, they have occasionally featured excerpts (live and/or filmed) from nominated plays, as well. Over the years, the telecast has been hosted by the likes of Angela Lansbury, Hugh Jackson and Rosie O'Donnell, who, at the height of her popularity, boosted the ratings considerably. Networks airing the program have varied and sometimes technical awards have been presented on a second PBS broadcast directly preceeding the main event. While honoring the best of Broadway, it is the single biggest promotional event for New York Theatre each year.
Monk is a detective afraid of the dark, a gumshoe afraid of gum. He has no problem cracking a case - as long as it doesn't involve heights or germs, and is in close proximity to his apartment. Other than solving his wife's murder, Monk would like nothing more than to gain back his position on the San Francisco police force, but can he pull himself together and get back to solving crimes full time?
A fictional talk radio station in Los Angeles is the setting for this new improvised comedy show, about a dimwitted intern who becomes a surprise hit as host of "Moron in the Morning."
Hosted by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage -- and co-hosted by Tory Belleci, Kari Byron and Grant Imahara -- the MYTHBUSTERS mix scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create their own signature style of explosive experimentation.
"Stark Raving Mad" centered on eccentric horror author Ian Stark (Tony Shalhoub, Wings, Monk) whose first novel, Below Ground, turned him into an overnight sensation. A practical-joker by nature, Ian spent the bulk of his time harassing his uptight new editor, Henry McNeely (Neil Patrick Harris, Doogie Howser, How I Met Your Mother). Sharing Ian's loft apartment were Jake Donovan (Eddie McClintock, Crumbs, AUSA, Holding the Baby), his mindless assistant, and lovable but horny mutt Edgar. Living across the hall was Maddie Keller (Heather Paige Kent, That's Life, Jenny), who tended bar downstairs in the pub that the gang frequented. Henry's snobby girlfriend, Tess Faraday (Dorie Barton, The Adventures of A.R.K.) spent a lot of time hanging out with Henry's new friends, though she resented them for taking up so much of Henry's time. Also seen from time-to-time were Audrey Radford (Harriet Sansom Harris, 5 Mrs. Buchanans, Frasier, Desperate Housewives), Henry's snooty boss who discovered (and lusted after) Ian, and her closeted husband Caesar (Chris Sarandon, Fright Night, Child's Play).
Ally McBeal is an American comedy-drama series which aired on the Fox network from 1997 to 2002. The series was created by David E. Kelley, who also served as the executive producer, along with Bill D'Elia. The series stars Calista Flockhart in the title role as a young lawyer working in the fictional Boston law firm Cage and Fish with other young lawyers whose lives and loves were eccentric, humorous and dramatic.
They're more secretive than the CIA and more powerful than the FBI. They monitor extraterrestrial activity on Earth and make sure the general public doesn't find out about it. They are an unofficial government agency. They are: the Men In Black. Following the hit movie, Agents Jay and Kay are back to protect the Earth from the scum of the universe.
The series Wings, could best be described as Cheers 2, as it followed much the same pattern as the other series did. The similarities are numerous, such as both being easy going character comedies and being produced by the same team (David Angell, Peter Casey and David Lee). The main difference being the setting. Instead of a Boston bar being the main setting, a small airport terminal on the island of Nantucket was used as the main backdrop.
The regular "gang" included brothers Joe and Brian Hackett, both pilots, who ran a one-plane local cummuter service called Sandpiper Air. They had little else in common. Joe was button-down, organized and serious, and Brian, a hang loose, free spirit. Thier mutual best friend since childhood was Helen, a once chubby but now beautiful aspiring concert cellist who ran the lunch counter. These three lifelong friends were the "three musketeers".
The other regulars included, Faye, Sandpipers rather flighty but always perky, sixtyish ex-stewardess who ran the ticket counter; Lowell Mather, the eccentric airport mechanic and Roy, the loud mouth blow hard who ran rival airline Aeromass.
Psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane (Grammer) returns to his hometown of Seattle, Washington, following the end of his marriage and his life in Boston (as seen in Cheers). His plans for a new life as a bachelor are complicated when he is obliged to take in his father, a retired detective from the Seattle Police Department, Martin (Mahoney), who is unable to live by himself after being shot in the line of duty. Frasier and Martin are joined by Daphne Moon (Leeves), Martin's English, live-in physical therapist and caretaker, and Martin's dog Eddie (played by Moose and Enzo). Frasier's younger brother Niles (Pierce), a fellow psychiatrist, frequently visits their apartment. Niles' infatuation with, and eventual love for Daphne—feelings which he does not confess to her openly until the final episode of the seventh season—form a complex story arc that spans the entire series.
Based, in part, on the life of co-creator Robin Schiff, Almost Perfect centered around high-strung Kim Cooper and laid-back Mike Ryan. Kim, a writer for a police show called Blue Justice, found herself at the top of her game after being promoted to showrunner. Mike, meanwhile, was a hotshot district attorney. Like all great odd couples, sparks flew the moment they met, and they soon were an item. The relationship and the promotion would have made it truly perfect for Kim -- if not for one thing. How to juggle a heavy workload and maintain a healthy sex life? Offering occasional support for them were the Blue Justice writing staff -- neurotic yuppie Gary Karp; burnt-out eccentric Neal Luder; and naive, boyish Rob Paley.
Entertainment president told to make "young, hip, edgy" shows, or else. Entertainment president makes "young, hip, edgy" shows. Entertainment president gets canned anyway. New regime comes in. New regime doesn't want any of former entertainment president's
In Scotland, 994 A.D., the castle Wyvern is guarded by gargoyles, creatures that sleep during the day, turned into stone, and are fearsome warriors during the night. In spite of keeping the castle's inhabitants safe, the gargoyles are not respected nor appreciated by them, except for the Captain of Guard who sees great value and honor in these creatures. After being betrayed by the only human they trusted, most of the gargoyles are killed while sleeping, and out of anger the Magus puts a spell on the surviving gargoyles so they also sleep during the night. In 1994 A.D., the billionaire David Xanatos purchases the castle, moving it to the top of his skyscraper in Manhattan. With the castle above the clouds, the spell is broken and now the Scottish gargoyles live again in a world strange to them. The Clan is still reluctant about trusting humans, but after meeting Elisa Maza they find a reason to befriend humans again.
FBI Agent Fox Mulder's (Duchovny) desperate search for the truth after witnessing the alien abduction of his sister when he was a young boy. Follow Agent Dana Scully (Anderson) as she and Mulder encounter growing proof of the existence of extraterrestrials and an undeniable government conspiracy to cover up that truth. Then join Agent John Doggett (Robert Patrick) and Agent Monica Reyes (Annabeth Gish) as they too become believers while delving deeper into the unsolved FBI cases that are known as "The X-Files."
Dinosaurs follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have TV's, fridges, microwaves, and every modern convenience. The Dinosaurs are an animatronics stone-age working-class family created by Jim Henson for Disney. Incredibly overweight, even for a dinosaur, Earl Sinclair is married to Fran and tries/fails to support 14-year-old valley girl Charlene, 16-year-old Robbie (whose crest eventually turns into a Mohawk and gets dyed purple), widowed, cranky Grandma Ethel, and terrible-twos Baby, the true master of the house. Sharp social commentary is featured surprisingly often; Earl is a tree-pusher for the Wesayso Development Corp., which regularly implements schemes to screw their workers even more and destroy the world for marginal profit increment. Chilled but live prey are kept in the refrigerator and are helpful when you can't find the milk, and caveman Humans make occasional appearances as wild animals and pets.
Welcome to the Monsters guide at TV Tome. Monsters had a run from 1988 to 1991 and previously was running in syndication on SCI-FI. Recently it was taken off the air and there are no episodes airing that I'm aware of. Produced by Richard P. Rubinstein, producer of Tales from the Darkside, Monsters was a 30-minute weekly show that was very simple in its premise. Normally, as Rubinstein said, due to budget restrictions all the scripts were written with only one or two interior scenes and a maximum of six or seven characters and always involved a monster. My personal favorite episodes of the show, which I strongly recommend should you be able to get your hands on them, are: 49. Stressed Enviornment
54. The Hole
58. Waiting Game And two honorable mentions of 33. Reaper and 72. The Moving Finger. If anyone knows where you can get customized video tapes with any of these episodes I would be greatly appreciative.
Spenser: For Hire is a mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new mystery each episode. Using his years of experience, his natural talents for observation and reasoning, and the occasional bit of help from his friend Hawk, Spenser never fails to crack the case.
Robert McCall is a former agent of a shadowy, unnamed government agency, who is trying to make up for the unspoken sins of his past. His atonement comes in the form of an advertisement in the New York Yellow Pages that features the quote: "Got a problem? Odds against you? Call the Equalizer!" McCall uses his finely honed skills, and occasionally, the agents and resources from his old agency, to combat the injustices perpetrated against those who can't seek protection from the law.