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  • Michael Manasseri as Wyatt Donnelly
  • John Mallory Asher as Gary Wallace
  • Lee Tergesen [Oz] as Chett Donnelly
  • Vanessa Angel as Lisa
  • Bruce Jarchow as Principal Scampi

    Season 1

    This is the spin-off show, with Vanessa Angel as the electronic genie Lisa and Lee Tergesen [Oz, Shaft] as the thuggish brother played by Bill Paxton in the movie.

  •   1.   1- 1      76101      5 Mar 94   She's Alive
      2.   1- 2      76106     12 Mar 94   Universal Remote
    
    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 1, Episode 3] Cyrano DeBrainiac
    Shown 19 Mar 94
    Shown 10th November 2000

    Lisa reanimates Albert Einstein's brain. She then falls in love with him. This is a surprising change from the usual On-line relationships are bad, looks are everything crap that TV shows peddle.

      4.   1- 4      76105     26 Mar 94   Magnifico Dad
      5.   1- 5      76110      9 Apr 94   The Feminine Mistake
      6.   1- 6      76107     16 Apr 94   Airball Kings
      7.   1- 7      76108     23 Apr 94   Party High, USA
      8.   1- 8      76109     30 Apr 94   One Size Fits All
      9.   1- 9      76111      7 May 94   Keeps on Tickin
     10.   1-10      76140     14 May 94   Mr. President
     11.   1-11      76113     21 May 94   Fatal Lisa
     12.   1-12      76112     28 May 94   Killer Party
     13.   1-13      76114      4 Jun 94   Sex Ed
    

    Season 2

     14.   2- 1      76125     
     6 Aug 94   Lisa's Virus
     15.   2- 2      76127     
    13 Aug 94   The Bazooka Boys
     16.   2- 3      76132     
    20 Aug 94   The Most Dangerous Wish
     17.   2- 4      76131     
    27 Aug 94   Wyatt Erectus
     18.   2- 5      76128     
    10 Sep 94   Tale of Two Lisas
     19.   2- 6      76129     
    17 Sep 94   Nightmare on Chett St.
     20.   2- 7      76130     
    24 Sep 94   Magic for Beginners
     21.   2- 8      76133     
     1 Oct 94   Copper Top Girl
     22.   2- 9      76134     
     8 Oct 94   Switched at Birth
     23.   2-10      76135     
    15 Oct 94   Camp Wannabe
    
    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 2, Episode 11] Circuit Courtship
    Shown 22 Oct 94

    Lisa creates a super-computer named Hank (voiced by Dwight Schultz - Babylon 5 ).

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 2, Episode 12] Chett Reborn
    Shown 29 Oct 94

    Chet becomes a baby.

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 2, Episode 13] Unplugged
    Shown 5 Nov 94

    Season 3

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 1] Earth Boys Are Easy
    Shown 8 Apr 95

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 2] Horseradish
    Shown 15 Apr 95

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 3] Grampira
    Shown 22 Apr 95

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 4] Rock Hard Chett
    Shown 29 Apr 95

    Lisa gives Chet (Lee Tergesen - Wayne's World ) invulnerability. He becomes a hero, calling himself the Star-spangled butt-kicker.

     31.   3- 5      76207      6 May 95   Lucky Suit
     32.   3- 6      76204     13 May 95   Gary Wallace: Boy Reporter
     33.   3- 7      76208     27 May 95   Hot Wheels
     34.   3- 8      76210      3 Jun 95   Bikini Camp Slasher
     35.   3- 9      76213     10 Jun 95   What Genie?
     36.   3-10      76211     17 Jun 95   Sci-Fi Zoned
    
    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 11] The Wyatt Brief
    Shown 24 Jun 95

    Wyatt wears his brother's underwear, and becomes aggressive [like his brother] in order to get a girlfriend for the school dance. She happens to be his best friend's girlfriend, but what the hell!

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 12] Free Gary
    Shown 1 Jul 95

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 13] Quantum Wyatt
    Shown 15 Jul 95

    Wyatt eats magic chocolates, and Quantum Leaps into a cop's body.

    A pal is framed for stealing comic-book.

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 14] Fly Boy
    Shown 22 Jul 95

    They get seen using a set of flying boots - FBI Agents Scolder and Molly investigate.

    Lisa is outsmarted. Not something that happens very often!

    There are several Superman and Dr Strangelove references.

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 15] Teen Lisa
    Shown 29 Jul 95

    The boys swop places with Lisa.

    Lisa became freaky new girl [cliche, not logical].

    The boys have to think of same thing at same time, how unfair!

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 16] "Dead Can Dance"
    Shown 5 Aug 95

    They hold a seance, and Chet summons Daldash Stewart Donnelly [born 1088] - he wears a kilt, and has a very strange accent. Yes, for some reason he speaks english.

    Chet gives him a tour. Then they return to the family castle for a battle.

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3, Episode 17] Legend of Red Brick Wallace
    Shown 12 Aug 95

    1895, chett is the sheriff.

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 3 Episode 18] Spies 'R' Us
    Shown 9 Sep 95

    The title is a reference to the film Spies Like Us , which was Vanessa Angel's first real role. This ep also has a Bond-style teaser and title sequence.

    The McGuffin is a VR machine, and the villain is Principal Scampi.

    Season 4

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 4, Episode 1] Searching for Boris Karloff [a.k.a. She's Alive II]
    Shown 6 Jan 96

    Dr Frankenstein [Gerrit Graham - Now And Again ].

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 4, Episode 2] Men in Tights
    Shown 13 Jan 96

    Wyatt and Chett are wrestlers, versus Brian Thompson [ X-Files ] and Michael Duncan Clark [ Green Mile].

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 4, Episode 3] Puppet Love
    Shown 20 Jan 96

    Gary wants to meet his online GF. He's nervous, so they make a radio-controlled man-puppet.

    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 4, Episode 4] Chett-A-Nator
    Shown 27 Jan 96

    They build a chet-a-nator, to save the world from aliens named Steve.

    Now they have a spare Chett.

     49.   4- 5      K0912      3 Feb 96   Phantom Scampi
     50.   4- 6      K0911     10 Feb 96   Grumpy Old Genie
     51.   4- 7      K0909     24 Feb 96   Funhouse of Death
     52.   4- 8      K0913      2 Mar 96   It Takes a Geek
     53.   4- 9      K0906      9 Mar 96   Slow Times at Farber High
     54.   4-10      K0902     16 Mar 96   Chett World
     55.   4-11      K0907     23 Mar 96   By the Time We Got to Woodstock
     56.   4-12      K0908     30 Mar 96   You'll Never Eat Brains in This Town Again
     57.   4-13      K0904      6 Apr 96   Demon Lisa
     58.   4-14      K0905     13 Apr 96   Cyborg Sam I Am
     59.   4-15      K0918     27 Apr 96   It's a Wonderful Life... Without You
     60.   4-16      K0915      4 May 96   Lisa's Childhood Memories
     61.   4-17      K0916     11 May 96   Lisarella
     62.   4-18      K0910     18 May 96   Family Affair
     63.   4-19      K0922      1 Jun 96   Gary and Wyatt's Bloodsucking Adventure
     64.   4-20      K0919     15 Jun 96   It's a Mob, Mob, Mob, Mob World
     65.   4-21      K0901     22 Jun 96   Strange Daze
     66.   4-22      K0923     29 Jun 96   Community Property
     67.   4-23      K0917      6 Jul 96   Master Chett
     68.   4-24      K0914     13 Jul 96   Pirates!
     69.   4-25      K0903      3 Aug 96   Swallow 13
     70.   4-26      K0925     10 Aug 96   Strangers in Paradise
    

    Season 5

     71.   5- 1      K1906      5 Jan 97   I Dream of Gene
     72.   5- 2      K1909     12 Jan 97   Girl Talk
     73.   5- 3      K1904     19 Jan 97   Boys on the Hide
     74.   5- 4      K1908     26 Jan 97   Gary Had a Little Cram
     75.   5- 5      K1907      2 Feb 97   Forbidden Janet
     76.   5- 6      K1902      9 Feb 97   Man's Best Friend
     77.   5- 7      K1905     16 Feb 97   Show Chett
     78.   5- 8      K1912     23 Feb 97   Bee In There
     79.   5- 9      K1914      7 Mar 97   Future Bride
     80.   5-10      K1910     14 Mar 97   Stalag 16
     81.   5-11      K1903     21 Mar 97   I, Chettus
     82.   5-12      K1913     11 Apr 97   The Genie Detective
     83.   5-13      K1915                 Magic Comet Ride
     84.   5-14      K1916                 School Spirits
     85.   5-15      K1917                 Wicked Wish
     86.   5-16      K1918                 Night of the Swingin' Steves
     87.   5-17      K1919                 Genie Junior
     88.   5-18      K1920                 WS4
    
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    Weird Science Weird Science [Season 1 , Episode 2 ]
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    This was reviewed in our special supplement Weird Science

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