The Angry Beavers

Figure It Out

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Rugrats Comic Adventures

This is a list of notable events, premieres, releases, series cancellations, endings, and other business ventures for Nickelodeon in the year 1997.


Series premieres

Original shows
Acquired shows

Season premieres

Series finales

Network departures

  • April 29
    • Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (last regular airing was on July 29, 1990)
    • The Best of Saturday Night Live (last regular airing was on August 17, 1991)
  • June 30: Mister Ed (last original airing was January 31, 1993)
  • August 18: The Monkees (last original airing was August 31, 1988)



  • November: The first issue of Rugrats Comic Adventures is published


  • Reptar To The Rescue!
  • August 1
    • It's a Circus!
    • Junk, Sweet Junk
    • Rugrats Blast Off!
    • Stormy Weather
    • Tommy and Chuckie on the Go!
  • October 1: The Rugrats' Book of Chanukah

VHS releases

  • February 25
    • Gullah Gullah Island: Sing Along With Binyah (Paramount reissue)
    • Gullah Gullah Island: Binyah's Surprise (Paramount reissue)
    • Gullah Gullah Island: Play Along With Binyah & Friends (Paramount reissue)
    • Gullah Gullah Island: Dance Along With The Daise Family
    • Eureeka's Castle: Sing Along With Eureeka (Paramount reissue)
    • Eureeka's Castle: Christmas At Eureeka's Castle (Paramount Reissue)
    • Eureeka's Castle: Wide Awake At Eureeka's Castle (Paramount reissue)
    • Harriet the Spy
  • March 11
    • Rugrats: Return of Reptar
    • Rugrats: Grandpa's Favorite Stories
    • Allegra's Window: Play Along With Allegra And Friends
    • Little Bear: Family Tales
    • Little Bear: Meet Little Bear
  • July 8
    • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: Meet the Monsters (Paramount reissue)
    • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: Monsters' Night Out (Paramount reissue)
    • Hey Arnold!: The Helga Stories
    • Hey Arnold!: Urban Adventures
    • Rocko's Modern Life: Machine Madness (Paramount reissue)
    • Rocko's Modern Life: With Friends Like These... (Paramount reissue)
    • Rugrats: A Rugrats Vacation
  • October 21
    • Rugrats: Bedtime Bash
    • A Rugrats Chanukah
    • Rugrats: A Rugrats Thanksgiving


Nickelodeon character debuts




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