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This page lists all of Michael J. Fox’s work on Television Series, exluding Talk Shows and Special Programming. These are listed in air date order.

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“Leo and Me” (Late 1970s)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Leo, an energetic young man who has a proclivity to get in trouble, and his 12-year-old, sensible, orphaned nephew Jamie live together on a yacht in Vancouver harbor. Leo, an Italian adventurer, won the  yacht in the poker game. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Comedy STATION: CBC (Canada Broadcasting Company) AIR DATES: …

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“The Magic Lie” :: The Master (1977)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Half-hour stories for children ——————————————————————————– “THE MASTER” EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION Unknown ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Drama STATION: CBC AIR DATES: January 30 – March 30, 1977; 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. January 4 – March 29, 1978; 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. January 3 – March 28, 1979; 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. NUMBER …

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“Lou Grant” :: Kids (December 24, 1978)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION After leaving WJM-TV (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show“), Lou Grant moves to Los Angeles to work on the Tribune newspaper. ——————————————————————————– Watch the full episode on Hulu ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION The Tribune covers a story about child problems. Billie works on a story about a lawyer whose specialty is children’s rights. …

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“Family” :: Such a Fine Line (Mary 17, 1980)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION The trials and tribulations, joyous occasions and heartbreaking moments of the Lawrence family. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION A schoolboy has a crush on Kate. Jeff, now an ‘in-over-his-head’ rock manager, blows into town with his band. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Drama SETTING: UNKNOWN (If you have this information, please contact the …

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Palmerstown USA

“Palmerstown USA” (March 20, 1980 – June 1981)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Set during the Great Depression of the 1930’s, two young boys, one black, one white, become close friends. This causes conflict in the rural, southern town in which they inhabit. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Drama SETTING: A small, rural, southern town STATION: CBS AIR DATES: March 20, 1980 – June 9, …

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“Here’s Boomer” :: Tell ‘Em Boomer Sent You (April 11, 1980)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Boomer, a loveable mutt, travels the country helping people along the way. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION Boomer is spotted by a commercial director and ‘hires’ Boomer to star in his newest commercial. However, it becomes very clear to the director’s son, Jackie, that Boomer is unhappy and wants to be set free. …

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“Trapper John M.D.” :: Brain Child (February 18, 1982)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION 28 years after the Korean War, Trapper John is Chief of Surgery at San Franscico Memorial Hospital. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION Seventeen year old Dr. Schweitzer is a new intern at the hospital, which tends to irk Gonzo. Dr. Schweitzer takes his work very seriously, pushing himself to the limit. Trapper tries …

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“Teachers Only” :: The Make Up Test (May 12, 1982)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Teachers are human too, and are prone to the same human failings and foibles that beset us all. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION UNKNOWN ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Comedy SETTING: A typical USA High School STATION: NBC AIR DATES: April 1982 – May 1983 NUMBER OF EPISODES: 21 NORMAL RUNNING TIME: 30 …

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“Family Ties” (September 22, 1982 – May 14, 1989)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION The day to day happenings of your not-so-typical 1980’s family with liberal parents and (for the most poart) conservative children. (Until Jennifer grows up, anyway) ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Situation Comedy SETTING: Columbus, Ohio FILMING LOCATION: NBC Studios, CA STATION: NBC AIR DATES: September 22, 1982 – May 14, 1989 NUMBER …

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“The Love Boat” (February 26, 1983)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION The loves and adventures of the crew and guests of the Royal Princess cruise ship. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE TITLE:I Like to Be in America | He Aint’ Heavy | Abbey’s Maiden Voyage EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION A desperate 23-year old virgin wants to spend the night with a handsome fellow she meets on board, …

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“The New $25,000 Pyramid” :: Thirty Appearances (1983 – 1984)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION A game show on which the contestant is teamed up with a guest celebrity. The goal of the game was for one member of the team to give clues to the answer that they could see on the board and hopefully answer all clues on the pyramid. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: …

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“Go” :: Five Appearances (1983)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION A wordplay-based game show in which teams of contestants compete for an entire week for cash prizes. Each team of four players is partnered with a celebrity guest who begins play by drawing a word from a pack. The celebrity guest and one contestant must then construct a question, for which that …

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“Night Court” :: Santa Goes Downtown (January 11, 1984)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION The madcap adventures of A New York City night court, Judge Harold T. Stone presiding. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE TITLE: Santa Goes Downtown EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION The season is merry as Harry deals with a man in a red suit charged with trespassing and tries to restore the faith of a pair of cynical …

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“Star Search” :: 2.11 (November 18, 1984)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION A talent competition where singers, dancers, comedians – you name it! – could show off their various talents. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE NUMBER: 2.11 GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Talent Competition STATION: CBS “2.11” EPISODE INFORMATION AIR DATE: November 18, 1984 EPISODE NUMBER: 19 WRITER: Scott C. Voss ——————————————————————————– CAST Host: Ed McMahon Announcer: Sam …

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“One to Grow On” :: Two Appearances

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION An educational public service announcement series of shorts that aired during Saturday morning cartoons. It was a mixture of animation and live action. All segments were narrated by a celebrity from NBC prime time series. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION “UNCOMFORTABLE TOUCHING” Michael J. Fox talks with the kids about what to do …

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“Friday Night Videos” (February 20, 1987)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Network television’s answer to MTV. You know, back when MTV actually play music videos and was cool. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION Michael J. Fox and Justine Bateman, America’s favorite Caucasian sibling team of the 1980’s, host this installment of music videos. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Music Video STATION: NBC AIR DATES: …

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Bloopers and Practical Jokes

“Super Bloopers & New Practical Jokes” (April 8, 1988)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION This series featured bloopers from popular television programs and elaborate practical jokes set up on the stars of film and television. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION Michael J. Fox was asked and agreed to do a voice-over for a commercial for a charitable organization for children. However, when he watched the video, he …

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“Saturday Night Live” :: 16.15 (March 13, 1991)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Sketch comedy variety program ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION “Let’s Go Back to the Future”: Doc Brown (Kevin Nealon) and Michael J. Fox (David Spade) come back in time to stop Michael J. Fox (Michael J. Fox) from doing the show, telling him that it turns out to be really bad. (Christopher Lloyd …

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“Tales From the Crypt” :: The Trap (June 15, 1991)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Based on the hit comic book series, the show features creepy stories of the macabre. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE TITLE: The Trap EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION Lou, a loser in every sense of the word, decides that he’s tired of being poor. He forces his wife, Irene, and his brother, Billy, (who are secretly in …

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“Brooklyn Bridge” :: Rainy Day (April 13, 1992)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION A loving portrait of 1950’s Brooklyn, brought to the small screen, by and based loosely on the childhood of, Gary David Goldberg. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE TITLE: Rainy Day EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION On the Sunday that the family planned to go to the Statue of Liberty, the weather refuses to cooperate. George suggests “Rainy …

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“Shelley Duvall’s Bedtime Stories” :: There’s a Nightmare in My Closet (May 12, 1992)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Animated adaptations of children’s storybooks. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE TITLE: “There’s a Nightmare in My Closet” / “There’s an Alligator Under My Bed” / “There’s Something in My Attic” EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION Michael J. Fox, Christian Slater and Sissy Spacek narrate three stories by Mercer Mayer GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Animated STATION: HBO AIR …

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Spin City Cast, Season 1

“Spin City” (September 17, 1996 – April 26, 2000)

DVD Review: Fox’s Picks Volume 1 DVD Review: Fox’s Picks Volume 2 BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION The trials and tribulations that accompany being the Deputy Mayor to the somtimes bungling, but well-meaning Mayor of New York City. ________________________________________ GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Situation Comedy SETTING: New York City, New York; Mayor’s Office FILMING LOCATION: ABC Studios, …

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“The Sunday Show” :: Christmas Special (December 1996)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION A Sunday entertainment news program. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE TITLE: Christmas Special GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Comedy Talk Show STATION: BBC Television (United Kingdom) AIR DATES: Unknown NUMBER OF EPISODES: Unknown NORMAL RUNNING TIME: Unknown “CHRISTMAS SPECIAL” EPISODE INFORMATION AIR DATE: December, 1996 EPISODE NUMBER: Unknown WRITER: David Hayles DIRECTOR: Unknown CREW AND OTHER …

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“Directors” :: Rob Reiner (August 6, 1999)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION A documentary program covering the works of particular film directors. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE TITLE: The Films of Rob Reiner GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary STATION: Encore AIR DATES: 1999 – Unknown NUMBER OF EPISODES: Unknown NORMAL RUNNING TIME: “THE FILMS OF ROB REINER” EPISODE INFORMATION AIR DATE: August 6, 1999 EPISODE NUMBER: 1.7 …

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“HBO First Look” :: Three Appearances

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Short documentaries about upcoming film and television releases. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary STATION: HBO AIR DATES: March 1994 – Present NUMBER OF EPISODES: Still Airing NORMAL RUNNING TIME: 13-26 minutes “STUART LITTLE: MAKING IT BIG” EPISODE INFORMATION AIR DATE: December 1, 1999 EPISODE NUMBER: 11 DIRECTOR: Jed Dannenbaum and Laura …

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“Clone High” :: Escape from Beer Mountain | A Rope of Sand (November 2, 2002)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Clone High bravely tackles challenging teen issues, such as sleep deprivation, catching ADD from toilet seats, the evils of litter, and having the guy you like not like you back the same way you like him. (From the official site.) ——————————————————————————– EPISODE TITLE: Escape from Beer Mountain | A Rope of Sand …

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“Scrubs” :: Two Appearances (2004)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION The trials and tribulations of a group of young doctors as seen through the eyes of Dr. John ‘J.D.’ Dorian ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION “MY CATALYST” The famous Dr. Kevin Casey comes to visit and J.D. thinks he may have finally found his mentor. Turns out that Dr. Cox, J.D.’s former mentor, …

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“E! True Hollywood Story” :: Three Appearances

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Documentary series covering entertainment topics. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary STATION: E! AIR DATES: March 29, 1996 – Present NUMBER OF EPISODES: Still Airing NORMAL RUNNING TIME: 1-2 Hours “MICHAEL J. FOX” EPISODE INFORMATION AIR DATE: September 4, 2000 EPISODE NUMBER: 10.14 “HEATHER LOCKLEAR” EPISODE INFORMATION AIR DATE: June 27, 2004 …

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“Biography” :: Two Appearances

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Biographical documentaries on famous persons throughout history. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary STATION: The Biography Channel AIR DATES: April 6, 1987 – Present NUMBER OF EPISODES: Still Airing NORMAL RUNNING TIME: 1 – 2 Hours “HEATHER LOCKLEAR” EPISODE INFORMATION AIR DATE: June 17, 2005 “DENIS LEARY” EPISODE INFORMATION AIR DATE: January …

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“Inside the Actor’s Studio” (October 30, 2005)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION James Lipton interviews entertainers from all walks of entertainment life. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Talk Show STATION: Bravo AIR DATES: June 12, 1994 – Present NUMBER OF EPISODES: Still in Production NORMAL RUNNING TIME: 1 -2  hours “MICHAEL J. FOX” EPISODE INFORMATION AIR DATE: October 30, 2005 RECORDING DATE: April 11, …

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“Boston Legal” :: Six Appearances (2006)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION At the Crane, Poole and Schmidt law firm, anything can happen. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION “THE CANCER MAN CAN” The law firm represents Daniel Post (Michael J. Fox), a CEO battling terminal lung cancer who used his status with a pharmaceutical company to ensure that he receive the non-placebo in a promising …

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“The Apprenctice” :: 5.15 (June 5, 2006)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION “The Apprentice” is a 15-episode unscripted drama in which 16 candidates from all walks of life, including both Ivy League MBA graduates and street entrepreneurs with no college education, will endure rigorous tasks each week while living together in a hip Manhattan loft apartment. (from IMDB.com) ——————————————————————————– GENERAL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION GENRE: Reality …

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“Odyssey: Driving Around the World” :: The Moose (December 31, 2007)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION A documentary series that followed the driving expedition of seven Americans from San Francisco, CA through North American, South America, Australia, Asia and back home again. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION The crew have one last goal – to walk on the frozen Arctic Ocean. GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary STATION: Syndicated AIR …

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“Frontline” :: My Father, My Brother and Me (February 3, 2009)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION A public affairs documentary program covering various topics. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION This episode of Frontline explores what it is like to live with Parkinson’s Disease. GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary STATION: PBS AIR DATES: January 17, 1983 – Present NUMBER OF EPISODES: Still in production NORMAL RUNNING TIME: 50 minutes “MY …

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“Rescue Me” :: Five Appearances (2009)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION The day to day lives of New York City firemen who were at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTIONS This is a serialized drama and putting short synopses here will make little sense to those who have not seen the entire series. For detailed synopses of …

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“The Good Wife” :: Recurring Appearances (2010 – Present)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Alicia Florrick returns to career as an attorney after her husband, a prominent state’s attorney, is imprisoned. —————————————————————————— GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Drama SETTING: Law offices of Lockhart Gardner STATION: CBS AIR DATES: September 22, 2009 – Present NUMBER OF EPISODES: Still in Production NORMAL RUNNING TIME: 1 hour CREATORS, SHOW-RUNNERS AND …

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“Ace of Cakes” :: Charm City Cakes Goes Back to the Future (February 5, 2011)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION A reality program following the work of Duff Goldman and his crew. Duff Goldman is the owner of Charm City Cakes. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION Charm City Cakes makes a DeLorean cake to present to the cast and crew of the Back to the Future trilogy. GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Reality SETTING: …

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“Phineas and Ferb” The Curse of Candance

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION There’s a 104 days of summer vacation and school comes along just to end it. So the annual problem of their generation is finding a good way to spend it. ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION After seeing the Twlight-esque horror movie Early Evening and being subsequently bitten by a publicity bat, Candace is …

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“Curb Your Enthusiasm” :: Larry vs. Michael J. Fox (September 11, 2011)

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION He’s got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful career, a great home…what could possibly go wrong for Larry David? (from IMDB.com) ——————————————————————————– EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION “LARRY VS. MICHAEL J. FOX” Larry has difficulty with his new upstairs neighbor and the noise he is making. It turns out to be …

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The Michael J. Fox Show

“The Michael J. Fox Show” (September 26, 2013 – )

BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION Loosely based on Michael J. Fox’s life, this situation comedy follows the life of famous lead news anchor Mike Henry who, after retiring when diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, has decided to return to work. Rounding out his busy life is his family which includes three children. ________________________________________ GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION GENRE: Situation …

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Failed Pilots

“Anna Says” NUMBER OF EPISODES: 1 EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Michael J. Fox, Tracy Pollan FILM EDITOR: Pamela Malouf-Cundy PRODUCTION COMPANY: Dreamworks Television, Lottery Hill Entertainment FILMING LOCATION: New York City, New York; USA CAST Anna…Tracy Pollan ——————————————————————————– “Otherwise Engaged” EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Michael J. Fox, Danelle Black PRODUCTION COMPANY: Dreamworks Television, Lottery Hill Entertainment DISTRIBUTOR: Lifetime Television …

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Neurology Now December 2011

Unconfirmed Television Appearances

The following is a list of guest appearances MIchael J. Fox made on television programs that I can not confirm. Most of them are listed on the IMDB but the IMDB, like Wikipedia, can be edited by users and is not 100% reliable. ——————————————————————————– Program Title: Teenage Golden Years Air Date: May 23, 1986 Program: …

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