CONTACT, GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE, WILD AMERICA, Behind the Scenes of MEN IN BLACK, and much more!

Preview Theater episode #177 broadcast on July 17, 1997

Featured in this week’s episode:


Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine. CONTACT stars  Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, and Tom Skerritt. It is directed by Robert Zemeckis.



A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress. GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE stars Brendan FraserLeslie Mann, and Thomas Haden Church. It was directed bySam Weisman.

Related: Brendan Fraser: the lost movie star? [Dan of Geek]



Three brothers who are obsessed with animals are given permission from their parents to travel around America with a camera documenting wildlife. WILD AMERICA stars Jonathan Taylor ThomasDevon Sawa, and Scott Bairstow. It is directed by William Dear.

Here’s What’s Been Going on With JTT Since His Teen Heartthrob Days [PopSugar] Relive Your Devon Sawa Crush With a Look at the Handsome Star Through the Years [PopSugar]



Behind the Scenes of MEN IN BLACK

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. MEN IN BLACK stars  Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, and Linda Fiorentino. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.

Related: 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Men In Black [Screen Rant]



  • Contact
  • Men in Black
  • George of the Jungle
  • Wild America
  • Metro
  • Fools Rush In
  • Little Man Tate
  • Home for the Holidays
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