Preview Theater episode #131 originally broadcast on August 08, 1996
Featured in this episode:
In rural 1800s England things go bad for a young matchmaker after she finds a man for another woman. Jane Austen’s Emma stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor ,Jeremy Northam & Toni Collette. [IMDB]
A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches. Joe’s Apartment stars Jerry O’Connell, Megan Ward, and Billy West.
One of puppet-maker Geppetto’s creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. The Adventures of Pinocchio stars Martin Landau, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, and Geneviève Bujold.
Behind the Scenes of Kazaam – 5,000-year-old genie who appears from a magic boombox to grant a boy three wishes. It stars Shaquille O’Neal and Francis Capra. [IMDB]
And there’s more at the theater and on home video on this week’s look back at 20 years ago on Preview Theater.