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1998 was the year when HDTV was introduced.

Contents

Movie trailers released this year[edit | edit source]

  • The Prince of Egypt (Teaser) (March 27, 1998)
  • Antz (Teaser) (April 3, 1998)
  • Small Soldiers (April 3, 1998)
  • Antz (May 15, 1998)
  • Jack Frost (Teaser) (May 15, 1998)
  • The Prince of Egypt (May 15, 1998)
  • A Bug's Life (June 19, 1998)
  • The Rugrats Movie (June 26, 1998)
  • Tarzan (Teaser) (July 24, 1998)
  • Mighty Joe Young (July 31, 1998)
  • Doug's 1st Movie (Teaser) (July 31, 1998)
  • A Bug’s Life (Trailer 2) (September 18, 1998)
  • My Favorite Martian (Teaser) (October 2, 1998)
  • The Mummy (Teaser) (October 2, 1998)
  • Doug's 1st Movie (November 18, 1998)
  • Inspector Gadget (Live Action) (Teaser) (November 18, 1998)
  • Tarzan (Teaser #2) (November 18, 1998)
  • The Iron Giant (Teaser) (November 20, 1998)
  • Muppets from Space (Teaser) (November 20, 1998)
  • Toy Story 2 (Teaser) (November 20, 1998)

Movies released in theaters this year[edit | edit source]

North America[edit | edit source]

  • Fallen (January 16, 1998)
  • Phantoms (January 23, 1998)
  • Deep Rising (January 30, 1998)
  • The Replacement Killers (February 6, 1998)
  • Sphere (February 13, 1998)
  • The Wedding Singer (February 13, 1998)
  • Dark City (February 27, 1998)
  • Krippendorf's Tribe (February 27, 1998)
  • Hush (March 6, 1998)
  • U.S. Marshals (March 6, 1998)
  • The Man in the Iron Mask (March 13, 1998)
  • The Newton Boys (March 27, 1998)
  • Ride (March 27, 1998)
  • Barney’s Great Adventure: The Movie (April 3, 1998)
  • Lost in Space (April 3, 1998)
  • Mercury Rising (April 3, 1998)
  • City of Angels (April 10, 1998)
  • Species II (April 10, 1998)
  • The Object of My Affection (April 17, 1998)
  • Paulie (April 17, 1998)
  • The Big Hit (April 24, 1998)
  • Deep Impact (May 8, 1998)
  • Woo (May 8, 1998)
  • The Horse Whisperer (May 15, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (May 15, 1998)
  • Godzilla (May 20, 1998)
  • Hope Floats (May 29, 1998)
  • A Perfect Murder (June 5, 1998)
  • The Truman Show (June 5, 1998)
  • Can't Hardly Wait (June 12, 1998)
  • Mulan (June 19, 1998)
  • The X-Files (June 19, 1998)
  • Dr. Dolittle (June 26, 1998)
  • Out of Sight (June 26, 1998)
  • Armageddon (July 1, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (July 10, 1998)
  • Small Soldiers (July 10, 1998)
  • Madeline (July 10, 1998)
  • There's Something About Mary (July 15, 1998)
  • The Mask of Zorro (July 17, 1998)
  • Disturbing Behavior (July 24, 1998)
  • Saving Private Ryan (July 24, 1998)
  • The Parent Trap (July 29, 1998)
  • The Negotiator (July 29, 1998)
  • Ever After: A Cinderella Story (July 31, 1998)
  • Snake Eyes (August 7, 1998)
  • Air Bud: Golden Receiver (August 14, 1998)
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back (August 14, 1998)
  • Blade (August 21, 1998)
  • Dead Man on Campus (August 21, 1998)
  • Why Do Fools Fall in Love (August 28, 1998)
  • One True Thing (September 18, 1998)
  • Rush Hour (September 18, 1998)
  • Antz (October 2, 1998)
  • A Night at the Roxbury (October 2, 1998)
  • Beloved (October 16, 1998)
  • Practical Magic (October 16, 1998)
  • Pleasantville (October 23, 1998)
  • Soldier (October 23, 1998)
  • The Waterboy (November 6, 1998)
  • I'll Be Home for Christmas (November 13, 1998)
  • Meet Joe Black (November 13, 1998)
  • Enemy of the State (November 20, 1998)
  • The Rugrats Movie (November 20, 1998)
  • Waking Ned Devine (November 20, 1998)
  • A Bug's Life (November 25, 1998)
  • Babe: Pig in the City (November 25, 1998)
  • Home Fries (November 25, 1998)
  • Jack Frost (December 11, 1998)
  • Shakespeare in Love (December 11, 1998)
  • Star Trek: Insurrection (December 11, 1998)
  • The Prince of Egypt (December 18, 1998)
  • You've Got Mail (December 18, 1998)
  • Mighty Joe Young (December 25, 1998)
  • Patch Adams (December 25, 1998)
  • Stepmom (December 25, 1998)

Latin America[edit | edit source]

  • Titanic (January 1, 1998)
  • Home Alone 3 (January 22, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (July 23, 1998)
  • Spice World (July 30, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (August 6, 1998)
  • Antz (November 12, 1998)
  • A Bug's Life (December 3, 1998)

Brazil[edit | edit source]

  • George of the Jungle (January 9, 1998)
  • Titanic (January 16, 1998)
  • Home Alone 3 (January 30, 1998)
  • Spice World (May 15, 1998)
  • Lost in Space (May 22, 1998)
  • Blues Brothers 2000 (June 19, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (June 26, 1998)
  • Mulan (July 1, 1998)
  • Fallen (July 10, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (July 24, 1998)
  • Antz (November 6, 1998)
  • A Bug's Life (December 18, 1998)
  • Small Soldiers (December 24, 1998)

UK[edit | edit source]

  • Titanic (January 23, 1998)
  • Flubber (February 6, 1998)
  • Anastasia (March 27, 1998)
  • Blues Brothers 2000 (May 15, 1998)
  • Lost in Space (June 19, 1998)
  • Spice World (July 10, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (July 24, 1998)
  • Dr Dolittle (July 31, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (September 18, 1998)
  • Small Soldiers (October 2, 1998)
  • Fallen (October 9, 1998)
  • Mulan (October 16, 1998)
  • Antz (November 6, 1998)
  • Babe: Pig in the City (December 4, 1998)
  • The Parent Trap (December 11, 1998)

France[edit | edit source]

  • Titanic (January 7, 1998)
  • Anastasia (February 4, 1998)
  • Flubber (April 1, 1998)
  • Lost in Space (April 8, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (July 22, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (October 14, 1998)
  • Antz (November 11, 1998)
  • Mulan (November 25, 1998)

Australia[edit | edit source]

  • Home Alone 3 (April 9, 1998)
  • The Peanuts Movie (June 18, 1998)
  • Anastasia (June 25, 1998)
  • Mulan (September 3, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (September 10, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (September 17, 1998)
  • The Parent Trap (September 24, 1998)
  • Antz (October 29, 1998)
  • Small Soldiers (November 5, 1998)
  • Blues Brothers 2000 (November 12, 1998)
  • Dr Dolittle (November 19, 1998)
  • A Bug's Life (December 3, 1998)
  • Babe: Pig in the City (December 10, 1998)
  • Lost in Space (December 17, 1998)
  • Madeline (December 26, 1998)
  • Fallen (December 31, 1998)

Japan[edit | edit source]

  • The Road to Augustana (January 30, 1998)
  • Flubber (March 7, 1998)
  • Lost in Space (June 13, 1998)
  • Spice World (June 20, 1998)
  • Fallen (July 4, 1998)
  • Blues Brothers 2000 (July 11, 1998)
  • Pokemon: The First Movie (as Pocket Monsters: Mewtwo Strikes Back) (July 18, 1998)
  • Home Alone 3 (July 25, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (August 1, 1998)
  • Dr Dolittle (August 8, 1998)
  • Anastasia (September 5, 1998)
  • Mulan (September 26, 1998)
  • George of the Jungle (November 7, 1998)
  • Antz (November 14, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (November 14, 1998)
  • Cats Don't Dance (November 20, 1998)
  • Small Soldiers (November 27, 1998)

South Korea[edit | edit source]

  • Air Bud (January 1, 1998)
  • Titanic (February 20, 1998)
  • George of the Jungle (April 25, 1998)
  • Spice World (June 19, 1998)
  • Fallen (July 10, 1998)
  • Home Alone 3 (July 17, 1998)
  • Mulan (July 17, 1998)
  • Dr Dolittle (July 31, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (August 1, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (August 15, 1998)
  • Basquiat (September 19, 1998)
  • Antz (November 7, 1998)
  • A Bug's Life (December 12, 1998)
  • Lost in Space (December 19, 1998)

People's Republic of China[edit | edit source]

  • Titanic (April 3, 1998)

Hong Kong[edit | edit source]

  • Flubber (January 28, 1998)
  • Mulan (July 9, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (July 23, 1998)
  • Dr Dolittle (July 30, 1998)
  • Anastasia (August 6, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (August 6, 1998)

Republic of China (Taiwan)[edit | edit source]

  • Anastasia (July 4, 1998)
  • Mulan (July 4, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (August 22, 1998)

Thailand[edit | edit source]

  • Anastasia (March 13, 1998)
  • Home Alone 3 (April 17, 1998)
  • Lost in Space (June 19, 1998)
  • Spice World (July 24, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (July 31, 1998)
  • Blues Brothers 2000 (October 2, 1998)
  • Mulan (October 9, 1998)
  • Dr Dolittle (December 25, 1998)

Movies re-issued in theaters this year[edit | edit source]

North America[edit | edit source]

  • Grease (March 27, 1998)
  • Aladdin (June 19, 1998)
  • House Arrest (June 19, 1998)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (June 25, 1998)
  • Pocahontas (June 25, 1998)
  • The Lion King (July 3, 1998)
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (July 3, 1998)
  • Pinocchio (July 10, 1998)
  • The Rescuers (July 17, 1998)
  • Peter Pan (July 24, 1998)
  • Spartacus (July 31, 1998)
  • The Black Cauldron (September 4, 1998)
  • Melody Time (September 11, 1998)
  • The Sword in the Stone (September 18, 1998)
  • Mary Poppins (September 25, 1998)
  • Hercules (October 2, 1998)
  • The Fox and the Hound (October 9, 1998)
  • Oliver & Company (October 16, 1998)
  • Robin Hood (October 23, 1998)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (October 30, 1998)
  • The Wizard of Oz (November 6, 1998)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (November 6, 1998)
  • Titanic (November 6, 1998)
  • The Santa Clause (November 13,1998)
  • Toy Story (November 13, 1998)
  • The Lassie Movie (November 20, 1998)
  • The Little Mermaid (November 20, 1998)
  • Dumbo (November 25, 1998)
  • Mrs. Doubtfire (November 25, 1998)
  • Lady and the Tramp (December 4, 1998)
  • Dances with Wolves (December 4, 1998)
  • The Rescuers Down Under (December 11, 1998)
  • Wayne's World 2 (December 11, 1998)
  • Cinderella (December 18, 1998)
  • The Pelican Brief (December 18, 1998)
  • Beauty and the Beast (December 25, 1998)
  • Grumpy Old Men (December 25, 1998)
  • The Rocketeer (December 25, 1998)

Latin America[edit | edit source]

  • Anastasia (April 3, 1998)
  • Pinocchio (June 19, 1998)

Brazil[edit | edit source]

  • The Little Mermaid (January 16, 1998)

UK[edit | edit source]

  • Sleeping Beauty (June 19, 1998)
  • The Little Mermaid (July 17, 1998)
  • Pinocchio (September 18, 1998)
  • Make Mine Music (December 25, 1998)

France[edit | edit source]

  • The Little Mermaid (July 1, 1998)

Australia[edit | edit source]

  • The Little Mermaid (June 18, 1998)
  • Pinocchio (July 9, 1998)
  • Toy Story (July 30, 1998)
  • Alice in Wonderland (August 13, 1998)

Hong Kong[edit | edit source]

  • The Little Mermaid (February 26, 1998)

Short films released in theaters this year[edit | edit source]

  • Enchanted Tales More Than A Peacock Princess (June 19, 1998)
  • Fetch (November 20, 1998)
  • Geri's Game (November 25, 1998)

Movies aired on television this year[edit | edit source]

ABC[edit | edit source]

  • Principal Takes a Holiday (January 4, 1998)
  • Houseguest (January 11, 1998)
  • Ruby Bridges (January 18, 1998)
  • Look Who's Talking Now (January 25, 1998)
  • Love Affair (February 1, 1998)
  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves (February 8, 1998)
  • The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon (Feb. 15 & Aug. 23, 1998)
  • Casper (February 22 and October 25, 1998)
  • Pocahontas (March 1, 1998)
  • Goldrush (March 8, 1998)
  • Mr. Headmistress (March 15, 1998)
  • The Little Rascals (March 22, 1998)
  • Safety Patrol (March 29, 1998)
  • Tourist Trap (April 5, 1998)
  • The Ten Commandments (April 12, 1998)
  • My Date with the President's Daughter (April 19, 1998)
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom: The 1st Adventure (April 26, 1998)
  • Apollo 13 (April 26, 1998)
  • Babe (May 3, 1998)
  • Waiting to Exhale (May 3, 1998)
  • The Lion King (May 10, 1998)
  • Broken Arrow (May 10, 1998)
  • Miracle at Midnight (May 17, 1998)
  • Toy Story (May 18, 1998)
  • Andre (May 24, 1998)
  • Beverly Hills Family Robinson (May 31, 1998)
  • Monkey Trouble (June 7, 1998)
  • The Big Green (June 14, 1998)
  • Born to Be Wild (June 21, 1998)
  • Lassie (June 28, 1998)
  • Slam Dunk Ernest (July 5, 1998)
  • Black Beauty (July 19, 1998)
  • Angels in the Endzone (July 26, 1998)
  • Ernest Rides Again (August 2, 1998)
  • Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (August 9, 1998)
  • The Ransom of Red Chief (August 16, 1998)
  • 3 Ninjas Kick Back (August 30, 1998)
  • Ernest Goes to School (September 6, 1998)
  • Angels in the Outfield (September 13, 1998)
  • Toothless (September 20, 1998)
  • George of the Jungle (September 27, 1998)
  • Sabrina Goes to Rome (October 4, 1998)
  • Noah (October 11, 1998)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (October 18, 1998)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (November 1, 1998)
  • A Knight in Camelot (November 8, 1998)
  • Sleeping Beauty (November 15, 1998)
  • The Santa Clause (November 22, 1998)
  • Flipper (November 29, 1998)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (Dec. 6, 1998)
  • Murder She Purred (December 13, 1998)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (December 20, 1998)
  • The Indian in the Cupboard (December 27, 1998)

CBS[edit | edit source]

  • Mickey's Christmas Carol (December 18, 1998)
  • The Wizard of Oz (May 8, 1998)

Disney Channel[edit | edit source]

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (January 18, February 20, April 28 and May 24, 1998)
  • The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) (Jan. 31, Feb. 25, April 4 & 17, Sep. 8, Oct. 8 & 18, Nov. 15 & Dec. 23, 1998)
  • The Adventures of Ichabod & Mr. Toad (Jan. 11, February 22, March 19 and September 5, 1998)
  • Alice in Wonderland (Jan. 3–4, 8, 22–23 & 31, Feb. 14, Mar. 1, 12–13 & 28, Apr. 9–10 & 23, May 11 & 19, June 17 & 28–29, July 7, Oct. 17, Nov. 17–18 & Dec. 26, 1998)
  • An American Tail (February 7, 1998)
  • An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (February 7, 1998)
  • Angels in the EndZone (Sep. 26–27, Oct. 6–7, 16 & 25–26, Nov. 6–7 and 24, & Dec. 10 & 29, 1998)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang (February 1 & 27, March 2, April 2 and 26, May 26 and July 16, 1998)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (June 7, July 17, Aug. 25, Sep. 7, Oct. 16, Nov. 24 & Dec. 2, 1998)
  • Babes in Toyland (November 15, 1998)
  • The Barefoot Executive (May 24, 1998)
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (August 9, September 16–17, November 9–10 and Christmas 1998)
  • Benji the Hunted (June 27–28 and August 29–30, 1998)
  • Big Red (July 5, 1998)
  • The Biscuit Eater (September 6, 1998)
  • Blank Check (January 11, 1998)
  • The Boatniks (March 27, May 27, July 1, August 4 and September 20, 1998)
  • Bon Voyage! (September 27, 1998)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (Jan. 3, Feb. 15, Apr. 27–28, May 28–29, June 16 & 28, Aug. 12–13 & Nov. 19–20 & 22, 1998)
  • The Care Bears Movie (October 11, 1998)
  • The Cat from Outer Space (September 13, 1998)
  • Charlotte's Web (1973) (September 22, October 7 and November 17, 1998)
  • Child of Glass (October 25, 1998)
  • Condorman (September 4, October 13, November 26 and December 28, 1998)
  • D2: The Mighty Ducks (Mar. 1–2, 13–14 & 23, Apr. 4, 15–16 & 25, May 15–16, June 4–5, July 7–8, 21 & 26, Aug. 8 & 14–15 & Sep. 10–11 & 26, 1998)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (Jan. 2–3, Feb. 4–5, May 1–2 and 20, June 13 & 19–20, July 27–28 & Aug. 8–9, 1998)
  • Darby O'Gill and the Little People (March 15, 1998)
  • DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (May 19–20, June 4 & 13–14, July 21–22, Aug. 26, Sep. 13–14 & 24, Oct. 23–24, Nov. 1 & 10–11, 1998)
  • Dumbo (Feb. 2, April 29, Aug. 10, September 7, August 10, September 27 & November 21, 1998)
  • Escape to Witch Mountain (February 15, 1998)
  • FernGully: The Last Rainforest (April 14 & 22, September 15, Oct. 2 & 12, Nov. 12 & Dec. 5, 1998)
  • Flight of the Navigator (Jan. 5–6, 15, 24 & 30–31, Feb. 10 & 27, Mar. 21 & 27, Apr. 8, 14–15 & 29–30, & May 12–13, 1998)
  • Freaky Friday (February 22, 1998)
  • Fun and Fancy Free (July 4 and 9, August 8 and 19, October 25 and November 17, 1998)
  • George of the Jungle (December 5, 14–15 and 30, 1998)
  • The Gnome-Mobile (April 19, 1998)
  • A Goofy Movie (Feb. 12–13 & 21, Mar. 3, 16–17 & 27–28, Apr. 1–2, May 4–5 & 20, June 18–19 & 26, & July 4, 7, 23–24 & 31, 1998)
  • Gus (January 24, February 7, September 3, October 27, November 8 and December 20, 1998)
  • Heathcliff: The Movie (January 17, March 21, September 27 and November 12, 1998)
  • Herbie Rides Again (January 8 and 30, February 12, March 30, April 21, May 6 and June 6, 1998)
  • Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (August 18, October 26, November 1 and December 11, 1998)
  • Herbie Goes Bananas (March 13, April 7, May 31, July 28, August 21 and September 2, 1998)
  • Hocus Pocus (May 8–9 & 25, July 2–3 & 11, Aug. 5–6, 16 & 27, Sep. 4–5 & 16, Oct. 17, 21–22, 27 and 30, 1998)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (Jan. 1, February 13–14 & 28, Mar. 1, July 20–21 & 25, Aug. 2–3, 11 & 21, Sep. 3–4 & 23, Oct. 12–13 & 23, & Dec 5–6 & 14, 1998)
  • Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (Jan. 31, Feb. 1, May 30, June 10–11 & 27, & July 14, 1998)
  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (Jan. 5, 14–15 & 27–28, Feb. 6–7, 22 & 26–27, Mar. 4–5 & 14–15, Apr. 6–7, 12 & 24–25, & May 4, 13 & 21, 1998)
  • Hot Lead and Cold Feet (January 18, 1998)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (March 14 and December 26, 1998)
  • The Incredible Journey (1963) (April 3, June 27, July 19, August 12, Sep. 19 & October 2, 1998)
  • In Search of the Castaways (August 2, 1998)
  • James and the Giant Peach (January 6–7 & 21–22, February 5, March 28–29 and April 10, 1998)
  • Johnny Tremain (June 28, 1998)
  • The Jungle Book (1967) (October 3–4, 12 and 23, November 12 and December 4 and 26, 1998)
  • Kidnapped (January 9, February 14, March 17, April 9, May 9, June 9 and July 2, 1998)
  • The Land Before Time (January 10, 1998)
  • The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (Jan. 11, Mar. 14, Apr. 7 & 30, May 12 & June 7, 1998)
  • The Land Before Time 3: The Time of the Great Giving (Feb. 1, Mar. 14, Apr. 11 & 30, May 16, June 7, July 7, 18 & 22, Aug. 12 & Sep. 3, 1998)
  • The Land Before Time 4: Journey Through the Mists (Feb. 21, Mar. 12 & 21, Apr. 30, May 16, June 20, July 7, Aug. 15, Sep. 3 & 15, & Oct. 3 & 8, 1998)
  • The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (November 28 and December 2 and 27, 1998)
  • The Lion King (August 15, 1998)
  • The Love Bug (February 2 and 17, and March 30, 1998)
  • Make Mine Music (February 8, April 12, June 14 and July 27, 1998)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (May 14–15 and June 2, 1998)
  • Mary Poppins (January 3 and 16, February 9, March 2 and April 12, 1998)
  • The Mighty Ducks (Mar. 21–22 & 27–28, April 13–14, 19 & 24, May 29–30, June 7 & 16–17, July 3–4 & 13, Aug. 8 & 31, & Sep. 1, 1998)
  • Million Dollar Duck (January 4 and May 3, 1998)
  • The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (Jan. 19, Feb. 4 & 16, April 17, Aug. 1, Oct. 3–4 & Nov. 12, 1998)
  • The Monkey's Uncle (January 26, February 19, April 27, May 25, June 19 and July 11, 1998)
  • The Moon-Spinners (April 5, May 15, June 3, July 22, September 18 and October 4, 1998)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (November 21 & 30, and December 1, 13–14, 18 and 23–24, 1998)
  • The Muppet Movie (April 11, August 30, September 19 and 28, and November 21, 1998)
  • Muppet Treasure Island (May 16–17, June 2–3, July 16–17, Aug. 4–5, 20 & 23–24, & Sep. 28–29, 1998)
  • No Deposit, No Return (May 10, 1998)
  • The North Avenue Irregulars (March 29 and August 23, 1998)
  • Now You See Him, Now You Don't (March 15, 1998)
  • Old Yeller (Jan. 13, Feb. 9 & 21, Mar. 7 & 24, Aug. 16, Sep. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 27 & Dec. 27, 1998)
  • Oliver & Company (January 13–14 and 23, and February 11, 1998)
  • One Magic Christmas (December 6, 19–20 and 25, 1998)
  • The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (April 6 and 29, 1998)
  • The Parent Trap (1961) (May 9–10, 18 and 28, 1998)
  • Pete's Dragon (August 16, September 20, October 28, November 16 and December 8, 1998)
  • Pocahontas (May 30–31, June 11, 17–18 and 30, and August 1–2 and 21–22, 1998)
  • Pollyanna (Jan. 14, Apr. 19, May 14, June 13, July 25, Aug. 31, Sep. 26, Oct. 19 & Nov. 29, 1998)
  • The Prince and the Pauper (July 12, 1998)
  • The Reluctant Dragon (January 16, March 6 and April 25, 1998)
  • The Rescuers (January 25, February 5, 11–12 and 15, March 3 and 28, and April 23–24, 1998)
  • The Rescuers Down Under (Jan. 31, Feb. 10 & 15–16, Mar. 5–6 & 25, Apr. 23, June 13, Aug. 10, Sep. 7 & 20–21, & Dec. 26–27, 1998)
  • Return from Witch Mountain (May 17, 1998)
  • The Return of Jafar (January 23–24, February 10–11, March 5 and April 10, 21–22 and 27, 1998)
  • Robin Hood (Jan. 31, Feb. 14, Mar. 15–16, Apr. 10–11 & 18, May 14 and 30, & July 26–27, 1998)
  • Saludos Amigos (Jan. 11, Feb. 8, Mar. 28, Apr. 22, July 4, Aug. 18, Sep. 17, Oct. 9 & Nov. 2, 1998)
  • Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird (June 6, July 25 and August 23, 1998)
  • The Shaggy Dog (January 25, 1998)
  • The Shaggy D.A. (April 26, 1998)
  • Snowball Express (January 12, August 24, October 1 & 28, November 15 and December 7, 1998)
  • Son of Flubber (Jan. 25, Mar. 12, September 9, October 18, November 25 & December 20, 1998)
  • Summer Magic (Jan. 22, Feb. 21, March 8 & 26, April 13, May 13, June 7–8 & 21, & July 5, 1998)
  • Superdad (June 21, 1998)
  • Swiss Family Robinson (Jan. 11, Feb. 1, August 10, Sep. 25, Oct. 15, Nov. 22 & Dec. 22, 1998)
  • The Sword in the Stone (Feb. 9–10 & 18, Mar. 15 & 28, Apr. 2–3, 11 & 29, May 7–8 & 30, June 20–21 & July 11, 1998)
  • That Darn Cat! (1965) (Jan. 5, June 14, July 31, Aug. 15, Sep. 22, Halloween, Nov. 29 & Dec. 14, 1998)
  • The Three Caballeros (July 4, 1998)
  • The Three Lives of Thomasina (Apr. 1 & 5, May 1, June 18, Aug. 1 & 28, Sep. 13, Oct. 5, Nov. 12 & Dec. 13, 1998)
  • Totally Minnie (February 14, 1998)
  • Toy Story (Jan. 1, 16–17, 22 & 28–29, Feb. 12, Mar. 22, Apr. 6, May 30, June 28, July 14, 22-23 & 30, Aug. 21, Sep. 11, Oct. 19, November 25, & December 1, 12-13 16, 22, 25, and 29-30, 1998)
  • Treasure Island (Jan. 20, Mar. 22, Apr. 24, May 17, June 10, Oct. 10, Nov. 17 And Dec. 8, 1998)
  • Treasure of Matecumbe (October 11, 1998)
  • Tron (January 3, 1998)
  • The Ugly Dachshund (March 8, 1998)
  • Unidentified Flying Oddball (August 30, 1998)
  • Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (March 10 and April 21, 1998)
  • Zorro the Avenger (July 26, 1998)

FOX[edit | edit source]

  • Cool Runnings (February 3, 1998)
  • Jumanji (November 26, 1998)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (Nov. 1st, 1998)
  • The Mask (February 18, 1998)
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (Nov. 24, 1998)

Fox Family[edit | edit source]

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (August 23 and 24, 1998)
  • Young Hercules (August 30, 1998)
  • National Lampoon's Golf Punks (September 6, 1998)
  • Bionic Showdown: The $6 Million Man & the Bionic Woman (Sep. 13, 1998)
  • National Lampoon's Vacation (September 20, 1998)
  • Romancing the Stone (September 27, 1998)
  • A Child's Cry for Help (October 4, 1998)
  • Earthquake in New York (October 11, 1998)
  • Casper: A Spirited Beginning (October 18, 1998)

HBO[edit | edit source]

  • Volcano (May 3, 1998) (aired twice)
  • Mother (May 10, 1998)
  • Grease (May 17, 1998)
  • A League of Their Own (May 24, 1998)
  • Super Mario Bros. (May 31, 1998)
  • Space Jam (June 7, 1998)
  • Buddy (June 14, 1998)
  • My Fellow Americans (June 21, 1998)
  • Free Willy 3: The Rescue (June 28, 1998)
  • Bogus (July 5, 1998)
  • Out to Sea (July 12, 1998)
  • The Beautician and the Beast (July 19, 1998)
  • The Adventures of Milo and Otis (July 26, 1998)
  • The First Wives Club (August 2, 1998)
  • Dragonworld: The Legend Continues (Aug. 9, 1998)
  • My Girl (August 16, 1998)
  • Good Burger (August 23, 1998)
  • Jingle All the Way (August 30, 1998)
  • Selena (September 6, 1998)
  • Jackie Chan's Who Am I? (September 13, 1998)
  • The Cable Guy (September 20, 1998)
  • Major League II (September 27, 1998)
  • Wild America (October 4, 1998)
  • Men in Black (October 11, 1998)
  • The Secret Garden (October 18, 1998)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Little (October 25, 1998)
  • Bad Medicine (November 1, 1998)
  • Speed 2: Cruise Control (November 8, 1998)
  • Prehysteria 3 (November 15, 1998)
  • Masterminds (November 22, 1998)
  • Look Who's Talking Now (November 29, 1998)
  • My Girl 2 (December 6, 1998)
  • Anastasia (December 13, 1998)
  • Mr. Alias (December 20, 1998)

The Movie Channel[edit | edit source]

  • Matilda (May 8, 17 and 23, & Sep. 13–14, 1998)
  • Gladiator Cop II: The Swordsman (May 15, 1998)
  • The Awakening (May 22, 1998)
  • Striptease (May 29, 1998)
  • Donnie Brasco (June 5, 1998)

NBC[edit | edit source]

  • Beethoven's 2nd (May 24, 1998)
  • Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (July 12, 1998)
  • Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (Dec. 27, 1998)
  • Home Alone (November 23, 1998)
  • Jurassic Park (November 29, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 2 (September 19, 1998)
  • Little Giants (November 27, 1998)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (Nov. 29, 1998)
  • Sense and Sensibility (December 20, 1998)

Sci-Fi Channel[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (Nov. 26 & Xmas. 1998)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (November 26, 1998)

Showtime[edit | edit source]

  • Matilda (January 17, 1998)
  • Star Wars Episode 4: A New Hope (Jan. 23, 1998)

TBS[edit | edit source]

  • The Goonies (January 4, 1998)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (May 13, 1998)
  • Hook (August 9, 1998)
  • Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (September 17, 1998)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (December 6, 1998)

TNT[edit | edit source]

  • Mortal Kombat (November 7, 1998)
  • Chasers (November 14, 1998)
  • Trading Places (November 21, 1998)
  • Dumb and Dumber (November 28, 1998)
  • What's Eating Gilbert Grape (Dec. 5, 1998)
  • Fargo (December 12, 1998)
  • Top Gun (December 19, 1998)
  • Corrina, Corrina (December 26, 1998)

USA Network[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (May 21, 1998)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (May 21, 1998)

Syndication[edit | edit source]

  • Nuts (January 3, 1998)
  • Fresh (January 10, 1998)
  • Repossessed (January 17, 1998)
  • Play Misty for Me (January 24, 1998)
  • Jacob's Ladder (January 31, 1998)
  • The Puppet Masters (February 7, 1998)
  • Life Stinks (February 14, 1998)
  • The Accused (February 21, 1998)
  • The Untouchables (February 28, 1998)
  • Cousins (March 7, 1998)
  • Narrow Margin (March 14, 1998)
  • That's Entertainment (March 21, 1998)
  • Breaking the Rules (March 28, 1998)
  • Stay Hungry (April 4, 1998)
  • Enemy Mine (April 11, 1998)
  • American Gigolo (April 18, 1998)
  • Sleeping with the Enemy (April 25, 1998)
  • The Dead Pool (May 2, 1998)
  • Needful Things (May 9, 1998)
  • Frantic (May 16, 1998)
  • Godzilla vs. Monster Zero (May 23, 1998)
  • The Night We Never Met (May 30, 1998)
  • Muriel's Wedding (June 6, 1998)
  • The Last of the Finest (June 13, 1998)
  • Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (June 20, 1998)
  • Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (June 27, 1998)
  • Captain Ron (July 4, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon (July 11, 1998)
  • Lethal Lolita (July 18, 1998)
  • No Holds Barred (July 25, 1998)
  • Warlock (August 1, 1998)
  • A Stranger Among Us (August 8, 1998)
  • Men of War (August 15, 1998)
  • Bronco Billy (August 22, 1998)
  • The Crying Game (August 29, 1998)
  • Dead Again (September 5, 1998)
  • Poltergeist (September 12, 1998)
  • Wind (September 19, 1998)
  • Pink Cadillac (September 26, 1998)
  • Straight Talk (October 3, 1998)
  • Uncommon Valor (October 10, 1998)
  • Deceived (October 17, 1998)
  • In the Line of Duty: Mob Justice (October 24, 1998)
  • Married for Death (October 31, 1998)
  • The Silence of the Lambs (November 7, 1998)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Nov. 14, 1998)
  • Moonstruck (November 21, 1998)
  • Harlem Nights (November 28, 1998)
  • The Wraith (December 5, 1998)
  • When a Man Loves a Woman (December 12, 1998)
  • Nuns on the Run (December 19, 1998)
  • Spaced Invaders (December 26, 1998)

Programs debuted on television this year[edit | edit source]

ABC[edit | edit source]

  • Two of a Kind (September 25, 1998)
  • Brother's Keeper (September 25, 1998)

Cartoon Network[edit | edit source]

  • Sailor Moon (June 1, 1998)
  • Animaniacs (August 31, 1998)
  • The Powerpuff Girls (November 18, 1998)

Disney Channel[edit | edit source]

  • Bug Juice (February 28, 1998)
  • Rolie Polie Olie (October 4, 1998)
  • Out of the Box (October 10, 1998)
  • The Famous Jett Jackson (October 25, 1998)
  • PB&J Otter (March 15, 1998)

Fox Family[edit | edit source]

  • (August 17, 1998)

FOX[edit | edit source]

  • Alfonso, Nathan, and Janey (September 27, 1998)
  • Toonsylvania (February 7, 1998)
  • Ned’s Newt (February 7, 1998)
  • The Mr. Potato Head Show (September 12, 1998)

Nickelodeon[edit | edit source]

  • The Brady Bunch (June 1, 1998) (aired on Nick at Nite)
  • Oh Yeah! Cartoons (July 17, 1998)
  • The Wild Thornberrys (September 1, 1998)
  • CatDog (October 4, 1998)

NBC[edit | edit source]

  • Jesse (September 24, 1998)
  • Conrad Bloom (September 21, 1998)
  • Will & Grace (September 21, 1998)

PBS[edit | edit source]

  • A Place of Their Own (January 3, 1998)
  • The Charlie Horse Music Pizza (January 5, 1998)
  • Teletubbies (April 6, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: Meet the Biggles (August 23, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Put on a Show! (September 6, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Bop with the Biggles! (September 13, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs (September 20, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Go to the Country! (September 27, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Sing Baby Animal Songs! (October 4, 1998)
  • Noddy (October 5, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Dance! (October 11, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm (October 18, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Do It! (October 25, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: If We Could Talk to the Animals (November 1, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: Billy's Birthday (November 8, 1998)

TBS[edit | edit source]

  • Full House (October 5, 1998)

Toon Disney[edit | edit source]

  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series (September 7, 1998)
  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (September 7, 1998)
  • Aladdin: The Series (April 18, 1998)
  • Jungle Cubs (April 18, 1998)
  • The Little Mermaid: TV Series (April 18, 1998)
  • The Littles (April 18, 1998)
  • The Mighty Ducks (September 7, 1998)
  • The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (April 18, 1998)
  • Timon & Pumbaa (April 18, 1998)

Tyler[edit | edit source]

  • Newark (May 3, 1998)

USA Network[edit | edit source]

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (1989-1994) (September 1998)

WB Network[edit | edit source]

  • Histeria! (September 12, 1998)
  • Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain (September 19, 1998)

CBS Junior[edit | edit source]

  • The New Adventures of Beased of Jacob (2008-2011) (September 7, 1998)

Programs airing new seasons this year[edit | edit source]

ABC[edit | edit source]

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (Season 9) (January 9, 1998)*
  • Recess (Season 2) (September 12, 1998)
  • The Drew Carey Show (Season 4) (September 23, 1998)
  • Home Improvement (Season 8) (September 22, 1998)
  • Boy Meets World (Season 6) (September 25, 1998)
  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (Season 3) (September 25, 1998)

(*) In 1997, John Fugelsang and Daisy Fuentes were hired as the new hosts for this show, and the show's initials, "AFV", began in use as the show's alternate title.

Cartoon Network[edit | edit source]

  • Cow and Chicken (Season 2) (January 13, 1998)
  • Cow and Chicken (Season 3) (August 15, 1998)
  • Sailor Moon (Season 2, continued) (November 30, 1998)*

(*) The last 17 episodes of this season were not produced until 1997.

CBS[edit | edit source]

  • The Nanny (Season 6) (September 30, 1998)
  • Touched by an Angel (Season 5) (September 20, 1998)
  • Diagnosis Murder (Season 6) (September 24, 1998)

Comedy Central[edit | edit source]

  • South Park (Season 2) (April 1, 1998)
  • Win Ben Stein's Money

FOX[edit | edit source]

  • The Simpsons (Season 10) (August 23, 1998)
  • Goosebumps (Season 4) (September 14, 1998)
  • King of the Hill (Season 3) (September 15, 1998)
  • The X-Files (Season 6) (September 11, 1998)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 3) (September 29, 1998)
  • Beast Wars: Transformers (Season 3) (October 25, 1998)
  • High School Whenever (Season 9) (August 16, 1998)

 NBC[edit | edit source]

  • Mad About You (Season 7) (September 22, 1998)
  • Homicide: Life on the Street (Season 7) (September 25, 1998)
  • Law & Order (Season 9) (September 23, 1998)
  • ER (Season 5) (September 24, 1998)
  • Suddenly Susan (Season 3) (September 21, 1998)
  • Caroline in the City (Season 4) (September 21, 1998)
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun (Season 4) (September 23, 1998)
  • Veronica's Closet (Season 2) (September 24, 1998)
  • Just Shoot Me! (Season 3) (September 22, 1998)
  • Friends (Season 5) (September 24, 1998)
  • Frasier (Season 6) (September 24, 1998)

Nickelodeon[edit | edit source]

  • The Angry Beavers (Season 2) (March 1, 1998)
  • Blue's Clues (Season 3) (July 8, 1998)
  • Kablam! (Season 3) (August 30, 1998)
  • Hey Arnold! (Season 3) (August 31, 1998)
  • Rugrats (Season 6) (November 21, 1998)
  • All That (Season 5) (December 12, 1998)

PBS[edit | edit source]

  • Arthur (Season 3) (September 21, 1998)
  • Barney & Friends (Season 5) (November 2, 1998)
  • Sesame Street (Season 30) (November 16, 1998)

WB Network[edit | edit source]

  • Superman: The Animated Series (Season 3) (September 19, 1998)
  • The Steve Harvey Show (Season 3) (September 18, 1998)
  • The Jamie Foxx Show (Season 3) (September 18, 1998)
  • The Wayans Bros. (Season 5) (September 18, 1998)
  • The M&M's Show (Season 4) (September 20, 1998)

Syndication[edit | edit source]

  • Jeopardy! (Season 15) (September 7, 1998)
  • Judge Judy (Season 3) (1998)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (Season 7) (September 30, 1998)
  • Star Trek: Voyager (Season 5) (October 14, 1998)
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (Season 5) (October 2, 1998)
  • Xena: Warrior Princess (Season 4) (September 28, 1998)
  • Entertainment Tonight (Season 18) (1998)
  • The Montel Williams Show (Season 8) (1998)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 16) (September 7, 1998)

Programs broadcasted in reruns this year[edit | edit source]

ABC[edit | edit source]

  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series

Cartoon Network[edit | edit source]

  • Dexter's Laboratory (Seasons 1-2) (last Season 2 episode aired on June 15, 1998)
  • Johnny Bravo (Season 1)
  • The Cat in the Hat (1971) (June 12 and November 27, 1998)
  • The Lorax (November 27, 1998)
  • Dr. Seuss on the Loose (November 27, 1998)
  • The Hoober-Bloob Highway (November 27, 1998)
  • Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (November 27, 1998)
  • The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (November 27, 1998)

Nickelodeon[edit | edit source]

  • All That
  • Double Dare
  • Doug
  • Garfield and Friends
  • Happy Days (aired on Nick at Nite)
  • Hey Arnold! (Seasons 1-2)
  • Inspector Gadget
  • Legends of the Hidden Temple
  • Rocko's Modern Life
  • Rugrats
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show
  • Tiny Toon Adventures

PBS[edit | edit source]

  • Arthur (Seasons 1-2)
  • Barney & Friends (Seasons 1-4)
  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy
  • The Kidsongs Television Show
  • The Magic School Bus
  • Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood
  • The Puzzle Place (last episode aired on December 4, 1998)
  • Reading Rainbow
  • Wishbone (last episode aired on August 30, 1998)

TBS[edit | edit source]

  • The Cat in the Hat (1971) (March 28, 1998)
  • The Hoober-Bloob Highway (March 28, 1998)
  • Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (March 28, 1998)

Syndication[edit | edit source]

  • Cheers (1982-1993)
  • Full House
  • Jeopardy! (Season 14) (September 12, 1998)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 15) (September 12, 1998)

Programs ended this year[edit | edit source]

FOX[edit | edit source]

  • Goosebumps (last episode aired on November 16, 1998)
  • Spider-Man (January 31, 1998)

NBC[edit | edit source]

  • Seinfeld (last episode aired on May 14, 1998)

Nickelodeon[edit | edit source]

  • Legends of the Hidden Temple (August 23, 1998)

PBS[edit | edit source]

  • Barney Live! in New York City (aired last time on March 15, 1998)
  • Kino's Storytime (April 3, 1998; replaced by Teletubbies the following week)
  • Shining Time Station (June 11, 1998)
  • The Magic School Bus (September 25, 1998)
  • Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? (October 2, 1998)

TBS[edit | edit source]

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (1989-1994) (last aired in September 1998)

WB Network[edit | edit source]

  • Animaniacs
  • The M&M's Show (Season 3) (May 17, 1998)

Syndication[edit | edit source]

  • Jeopardy! (Season 13) (September 5, 1998)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 14) (September 5, 1998)

Anime released this year[edit | edit source]

  • Cowboy Bebop (April 3, 1998)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! (April 4, 1998)

VHS trailers released this year[edit | edit source]

  • Hercules (January 13, 1998)
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (January 13, 1998)
  • Groundling Marsh (January 13, 1998)
  • The Bugs Bunny Road Runner Movie (January 27, 1998)
  • The Little Mermaid (Fully Restored Special Edition) (February 3, 1998)
  • Flubber (February 3, 1998)
  • Toothless (February 10, 1998)
  • Pocahontas II: Journey To A New World (Teaser) (February 10, 1998)
  • Angels in the Endzone (February 10, 1998)
  • The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (March 3, 1998)
  • Melody Time (50th Anniversary Special Edition) (March 3, 1998)
  • The Flintstones: I Yabba-Dabba Do! (March 3, 1998)
  • Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (March 3, 1998)
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Promo (March 3, 1998)
  • Mr. Magoo (March 17, 1998)
  • Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary Collection Promo (March 17, 1998)
  • An American Tail III: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (March 17, 1998)
  • Mouse Hunt (March 17, 1998)
  • Lady and the Tramp (March 31, 1998)
  • The Spirit of Mickey (March 31, 1998)
  • Pocahontas II: Journey To A New World (March 31, 1998)
  • Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection Promo (Q2 1998)
  • Kiki's Delivery Service (Q2 1998)
  • RocketMan (April 7, 1998)
  • Warner Bros. Sing Along (April 7, 1998)
  • Bugs Bunny's Learning Adventures Promo (April 7, 1998)
  • National Geographic Kids Videos: Amazing Planet (April 7, 1998)
  • A Rat's Tale (April 7, 1998)
  • The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride (Teaser) (April 21, 1998)
  • Mr. Magoo (VHS) (April 21, 1998)
  • The Black Cauldron (April 21, 1998)
  • It's Time for Counting (May 12, 1998)
  • Jules Verne Adventure Classics Promo (May 12, 1998)
  • The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon (May 19, 1998)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry Promo (May 19, 1998)
  • The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (May 19, 1998)
  • The Mighty Kong (May 19, 1998)
  • It's Time for Counting (May 19, 1998)
  • Mother Goose: Rock 'n Rhyme (May 19, 1998)
  • MGM Family Entertainment Promo (June 16, 1998)
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (30th Anniversary) (June 16, 1998)
  • Napoleon (June 16, 1998)
  • Animaniacs: Wakko's Wakko Wish (Teaser) (June 16, 1998)
  • RocketMan (June 23, 1998)
  • Krippendorf's Tribe (June 23, 1998)
  • Barney in Outer Space (June 23, 1998)
  • Dennis the Menace Strikes Again (June 30, 1998)
  • Lost in Space (June 30, 1998)
  • Meet the Deedles (July 14, 1998)
  • Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection Promo (July 14, 1998)
  • Little Men (July 14, 1998)
  • Addams Family Reunion (July 14, 1998)
  • The Batman Superman Movie (July 28, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (July 28, 1998)
  • The Giant of Thunder Mountain (August 4, 1998)
  • The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride (August 4, 1998)
  • X-Games (August 4, 1998)
  • Universal Family Features Promo (August 11, 1998)
  • An American Tail Collection Promo (August 11, 1998)
  • Barney's Great Adventure (August 18, 1998)
  • Bean (August 18, 1998)
  • Cats (August 18, 1998)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry Promo (August 18, 1998)
  • Franklin Promo (August 18, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot (August 18, 1998)
  • Barney's Big Surprise (August 18, 1998)
  • Wishbone: Dog Days of the West (August 18, 1998)
  • Disney Sing Along Songs Promo (August 25, 1998)
  • Summer of the Monkeys (August 25, 1998)
  • National Geographic Kids Video: Creepy Creatures (August 28, 1998)
  • Doug: The Movie (Teaser) (September 1, 1998)
  • Castle in the Sky (September 1, 1998)
  • The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper Promo (September 1, 1998)
  • The Rescuers (September 15, 1998) (originally to be released on November 20, 1998)
  • Lady And The Tramp 2: Scamp’s Adventure (Teaser) (September 15, 1998)
  • Dr. Dolittle (September 22, 1998)
  • Classic Scooby-Doo Promo (September 22, 1998)
  • Addams Family Reunion (September 22, 1998)
  • Richie Rich's Christmas Wish (September 22, 1998)
  • Little Monsters: The Adventures of Koby & the Oakie Dokeys (September 29, 1998)
  • Ebenezer (September 29, 1998)
  • Safe Kids: The Way Back Home (October 6, 1998)
  • Billboard Dad (October 20, 1998)
  • Mulan (October 27, 1998)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Disney's Masterpiece) (October 27, 1998)
  • The First Doug Movie Ever (Teaser) (October 27, 1998)
  • The Rescuers (October 27, 1998) (originally to be released on November 20, 1998)
  • In Search of Santa (Teaser) (November 10, 1998)
  • Paulie (December 1, 1998)
  • The Land Before Time Collection Promo (December 1, 1998)
  • Air Bud: Golden Receiver (December 8, 1998)

Released May 19, 1998 VHS[edit | edit source]

VHS and DVD releases this year[edit | edit source]

Movies[edit | edit source]

  • Fire Down Below (January 6, 1998)
  • Hoodlum (January 6, 1998)
  • Dream with the Fishes (January 6, 1998)
  • Money Talks (January 13, 1998)
  • Picture Perfect (January 13, 1998)
  • Career Girls (January 13, 1998)
  • Wes Craven's Wishmaster (January 13, 1998)
  • The Game (January 20, 1998)
  • The Prophecy II (January 20, 1998)
  • Event Horizon (January 27, 1998)
  • Kull the Conqueror (January 27, 1998)
  • City of Industry (January 27, 1998)
  • 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (January 27, 1998)
  • Star Maps (January 27, 1998)
  • Brassed Off (January 27, 1998)
  • The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (January 27, 1998)
  • G.I. Jane (February 3, 1998)
  • Gang Related (February 3, 1998)
  • Excess Baggage (February 3, 1998)
  • The Pillow Book (February 3, 1998)
  • Air Force One (February 10, 1998)
  • The Devil's Advocate (February 17, 1998)
  • The Matchmaker (February 17, 1998)
  • Most Wanted (February 17, 1998)
  • Good Burger (February 17, 1998)
  • The Edge (February 24, 1998)
  • Mad City (February 24, 1998)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Little (February 24, 1998)
  • A Smile Like Yours (February 24, 1998)
  • Devil's Bayou (March 3, 1998)
  • The Myth of Fingerprints (March 3, 1998)
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (March 3, 1998)
  • The Peacemaker (March 10, 1998)
  • In and Out (March 10, 1998)
  • A Life Less Ordinary (March 10, 1998)
  • The Full Monty (March 17, 1998)
  • Mimic (March 17, 1998)
  • She's So Lovely (March 17, 1998)
  • In the Company of Men (March 17, 1998)
  • The Assignment (March 17, 1998)
  • Stargate: SG-1 (March 17, 1998)
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer (March 24, 1998)
  • Ulee's Gold (March 24, 1998)
  • A Thousand Acres (March 24, 1998)
  • Kiss Me Guido (March 24, 1998)
  • One Night Stand (March 24, 1998)
  • Shall We Dance? (March 24, 1998)
  • U-Turn (March 31, 1998)
  • Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (March 31, 1998)
  • Bean (March 31, 1998)
  • FairyTale: A True Story (March 31, 1998)
  • Boogie Nights (April 7, 1998)
  • Seven Years in Tibet (April 7, 1998)
  • Red Corner (April 7, 1998)
  • Overnight Delivery (April 7, 1998)
  • The Ice Storm (April 14, 1998)
  • Kiss the Girls (April 14, 1998)
  • Alma's Rainbow (April 14, 1998)
  • L.A. Confidential (April 14, 1998)
  • The House of Yes (April 14, 1998)
  • Cop Land (April 21, 1998)
  • Mrs. Brown (April 21, 1998)
  • Body Count (April 21, 1998)
  • The Jackal (April 28, 1998)
  • Alien Resurrection (April 28, 1998)
  • Kiss or Kill (April 28, 1998)
  • Telling Lies in America (April 28, 1998)
  • For Richer or Poorer (May 5, 1998)
  • Gattaca (May 5, 1998)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (May 12, 1998)
  • Playing God (May 12, 1998)
  • Blackjack (May 12, 1998)
  • Washington Square (May 12, 1998)
  • As Good as it Gets (May 19, 1998)
  • Starship Troopers (May 19, 1998)
  • An American Werewolf in Paris (May 19, 1998)
  • Desperate Measures (May 26, 1998)
  • Deconstructing Harry (May 26, 1998)
  • The Rainmaker (May 26, 1998)
  • Firestorm (May 26, 1998)
  • The Sweet Hereafter (May 26, 1998)
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (June 2, 1998)
  • Oscar and Lucinda (June 2, 1998)
  • Scream 2 (June 9, 1998)
  • Afterglow (June 9, 1998)
  • The End of Violence (June 9, 1998)
  • Fallen (June 16, 1998)
  • Spice World (June 16, 1998)
  • Switchback (June 16, 1998)
  • The Wings of the Dove (June 16, 1998)
  • The Postman (June 23, 1998)
  • Welcome to Sarajevo (June 23, 1998)
  • The Replacement Killers (June 30, 1998)
  • Amistad (June 30, 1998)
  • Wag the Dog (June 30, 1998)
  • Half Baked (June 30, 1998)
  • Ma Vie en Rose (June 30, 1998)
  • The Education of Little Tree (June 30, 1998)
  • The Boxer (July 7, 1998)
  • Good Will Hunting (July 7, 1998)
  • Palmetto (July 7, 1998)
  • French Exit (July 14, 1998)
  • Sphere (July 14, 1998)
  • Phantoms (July 14, 1998)
  • Zero Effect (July 14, 1998)
  • U.S. Marshals (July 21, 1998)
  • Krippendorf's Tribe (July 21, 1998)
  • Kissing a Fool (July 21, 1998)
  • Great Expectations (July 21, 1998)
  • Chairman of the Board (July 28, 1998)
  • Dark City (July 28, 1998)
  • Hard Rain (July 28, 1998)
  • The Gingerbread Man (July 28, 1998)
  • Jackie Brown (August 4, 1998)
  • The Wedding Singer (August 4, 1998)
  • Blues Brothers 2000 (August 4, 1998)
  • Deceiver (August 4, 1998)
  • Meet the Deedles (August 4, 1998)
  • The Man in the Iron Mask (August 11, 1998)
  • The Big Lebowski (August 11, 1998)
  • Mr. Nice Guy (August 11, 1998)
  • Senseless (August 11, 1998)
  • Deep Rising (August 11, 1998)
  • Chinese Box (August 11, 1998)
  • Kundun (August 18, 1998)
  • The Apostle (August 18, 1998)
  • The Newton Boys (August 18, 1998)
  • Soul in the Hole (August 18, 1998)
  • Woo (August 25, 1998)
  • Men with Guns (August 25, 1998)
  • The Real Blonde (August 25, 1998)
  • Homegrown (September 1, 1998)
  • Wild Things (September 8, 1998)
  • Primary Colors (September 8, 1998)
  • I Love You, Don't Touch Me (September 8, 1998)
  • The Object of My Affection (September 15, 1998)
  • City of Angels (September 15, 1998)
  • Hush (September 15, 1998)
  • He Got Game (September 15, 1998)
  • Mercury Rising (September 15, 1998)
  • Twilight (September 15, 1998)
  • The Player's Club (September 22, 1998)
  • Dangerous Beauty (September 22, 1998)
  • My Giant (September 22, 1998)
  • Girls in Prison (September 22, 1998)
  • Nightwatch (September 22, 1998)
  • Ride (September 22, 1998)
  • Two Girls and a Guy (September 29, 1998)
  • The Spanish Prisoner (September 29, 1998)
  • Wind Dancer (September 29, 1998)
  • A Perfect Murder (October 6, 1998)
  • Suicide Kings (October 13, 1998)
  • The Last Days of Disco (October 13, 1998)
  • Black Dog (October 13, 1998)
  • I Got the Hook Up (October 13, 1998)
  • The Odd Couple II (October 13, 1998)
  • The X-Files (October 13, 1998)
  • Hope Floats (October 20, 1998)
  • Species II (October 20, 1998)
  • The Big Hit (October 20, 1998)
  • Deep Impact (October 20, 1998)
  • The Opposite of Sex (October 27, 1998)
  • The Butcher Boy (October 27, 1998)
  • Clockwatchers (October 27, 1998)
  • Les Miserables (November 3, 1998)
  • The Horse Whisperer (November 10, 1998)
  • The Windsor Protocol (November 10, 1998)
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (November 17, 1998)
  • Can't Hardly Wait (November 17, 1998)
  • The Negotiator (November 24, 1998)
  • Sliding Doors (November 24, 1998)
  • The Mask of Zorro (December 1, 1998)
  • Six Days, Seven Nights (December 8, 1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (December 15, 1998)
  • Halloween: H20 (December 15, 1998)
  • Blade (December 22, 1998)
  • The Avengers (December 29, 1998)
  • BASEketball (December 29, 1998)

Region 1 (North America)[edit | edit source]

Region 1 (Spanish Language Editions)[edit | edit source]

  • Hercules (February 3, 1998)
  • The Black Cauldron (August 4, 1998)
  • Lady and the Tramp (September 15, 1998)

Region 2 (Japan)[edit | edit source]

  • Hercules (January 23, 1998)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (March 20, 1998)
  • Oliver & Company (March 20, 1998)
  • The Wind in the Willows (May 15, 1998)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (DVD) (May 29, 1998)
  • Mary Poppins (DVD) (June 25, 1998)
  • Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (VHS) (August 21, 1998)
  • Flubber (VHS) (September 18, 1998)
  • Flubber (DVD) (October 23, 1998)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (VHS) (November 13, 1998)
  • Cats Don't Dance (November 20, 1998)
  • Titanic (November 20, 1998)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (DVD) (November 25, 1998)

Region 2 (UK)[edit | edit source]

  • So Dear to My Heart (March 2, 1998)
  • Teddy Rhyme Time: Adventure in Nursery Rhyme Land
  • The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (April 20, 1998)
  • Hercules (April 27, 1998)
  • The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (August 10, 1998)
  • Cats Don't Dance (August 2, 1998)
  • Flubber (September 7, 1998)
  • George of the Jungle (November 30, 1998)
  • The Bear
  • Men Behaving Badly: Jingle B***s!

Region 3 (South Korea)[edit | edit source]

  • Cinderella (February 23, 1998)
  • Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (April 1998)
  • Bambi (May 22, 1998)
  • Dumbo (June 24, 1998)
  • Hercules (July 15, 1998)
  • Lady and the Tramp (September 3, 1998)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (November 13, 1998)
  • The Little Mermaid (November 28, 1998)

Region 4 (Latin America)[edit | edit source]

  • Disney Sing Along Songs: From Hercules (March 6, 1998)

TV Shows[edit | edit source]

Region 1 (North America)[edit | edit source]

  • Barney: It's Time for Counting (January 13, 1998)
  • Big Bad Beetleborgs: Metallix the Movie (January 13, 1998)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry: Be My Valentine (January 13, 1998)
  • Hey Arnold: Love Stinks (January 13, 1998)
  • Diapered Duo (January 13, 1998)
  • Dr. Tommy Pickles (January 13, 1998)
  • My Favorite Things / Hoo's in the Forest? (January 20, 1998)
  • George Wallace (January 27, 1998)
  • Sesame Street: Big Bird Gets Lost (February 3, 1998)
  • Barney's Super Collection: Volume 1 (February 3, 1998)
  • Barney's Super Collection: Volume 2 (February 3, 1998)
  • Barney's Super Collection: Volume 3 (February 3, 1998)
  • Barney's Super Collection: Volume 4 (February 3, 1998)
  • Arthur's New Puppy (February 10, 1998)
  • D.W.'s Blankie (February 10, 1998)
  • Arthur's Chicken Pox (February 10, 1998)
  • Down on Barney's Farm (February 10, 1998)
  • It's Raining, It's Pouring… / Plant Your Very Own Garden (February 10, 1998)
  • Parade of Numbers / Going Places! (February 10, 1998)
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (February 10, 1998)
  • Oliver Twist (February 10, 1998)
  • Thomas & Friends: Thomas and His Friends Get Along and Other Thomas Adventures (February 10, 1998)
  • Young Hercules (February 17, 1998)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry: The First Easter Egg Ever (February 24, 1998)
  • Spot and His Grandparents Go to the Carnival (March 3, 1998)
  • You're Invited to Mary-Kate and Ashley's Ballet Party (March 3, 1998)
  • You're Invited to Mary-Kate and Ashley's Camp Out Party (March 3, 1998)
  • Parade of Numbers / Going Places! (March 10, 1998)
  • Barney in Outer Space (March 17, 1998)
  • Hello Kitty: Kitty and the Beast (March 24, 1998)
  • Hello Kitty: Wizard of Paws (March 24, 1998)
  • I Can Be a Firefighter! / At Home with Animals (March 24, 1998)
  • Hope (March 24, 1998)
  • VeggieTales: Where's God When I'm S-Scared? (March 31, 1998)
  • Buffalo Soldiers (March 31, 1998)
  • VeggieTales: Are You My Neighbor? (March 31, 1998)
  • Barney and Friends: The Complete Fourth Season (April 1, 1998)
  • Allegra's Window: Sing Along with Allegra and Lindi (April 7, 1998)
  • Gullah Gullah Island: Feelings (April 7, 1998)
  • Little Bear: Parties and Picnics (April 7, 1998)
  • Mommy Mania (April 7, 1998)
  • The Flintstones: Bedrock 'n Roll (April 7, 1998)
  • The Flintstones: Dino's Two Tales (April 7, 1998)
  • Life with Louie: For Pete's Sake (April 7, 1998)
  • Life with Louie: The Masked Chess Boy (April 7, 1998)
  • Mummies Alive: The Legend Begins (April 7, 1998)
  • Adventures in Odyssey: A Stranger Among Us (April 14, 1998)
  • D.W. Rides Again (April 14, 1998)
  • Arthur's First Sleepover (April 14, 1998)
  • Arthur Makes the Team (April 14, 1998)
  • Camera Safari / Alphabet Soup! (April 21, 1998)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry: Making Progress (May 12, 1998)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry: Practice Makes Perfect (May 12, 1998)
  • Angels in the Endzone (May 19, 1998)
  • The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon (May 19, 1998)
  • Toothless (May 19, 1998)
  • Barney's Big Surprise (May 19, 1998)
  • Spider-Man: Neogenic Nightmare (May 19, 1998)
  • The Best of the Simpsons: Volume 7 (May 26, 1998)
  • A Camping We Will Go! / Our Furry Feathered Fishy Friends (May 26, 1998)
  • Blue's Clues: Arts and Crafts (June 9, 1998)
  • Blue's Clues: Story Time (June 9, 1998)
  • Wishbone's Dog Days of the West (June 9, 1998)
  • Angelica Knows Best (June 9, 1998)
  • Barney's "I Can Do" Show (June 12, 1998)
  • Shelley Duvall's American Tall Tales and Legends (June 16, 1998-August 4, 1998)
  • Groundling Marsh: Treasures A For Sharing (June 23, 1998)
  • Groundling Marsh: Courageous Adventures (June 23, 1998)
  • Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation (June 30, 1998)
  • Madeline and the 40 Thieves (June 30, 1998)
  • Madeline and the New House (June 30, 1998)
  • Madeline and the Soccer Star (June 30, 1998)
  • Sesame Street: The Alphabet Jungle Game (July 7, 1998)
  • Sesame Street: The Great Numbers Game (July 7, 1998)
  • Franklin Plays the Game (July 14, 1998)
  • Franklin and the Secret Club (July 14, 1998)
  • Room for Everyone / Honk! Honk! A Goose on the Loose! (July 14, 1998)
  • Barney's Super Collection: Volume 5 (July 14, 1998)
  • Barney's Super Collection: Volume 6 (July 14, 1998)
  • Barney's Super Collection: Volume 7 (July 14, 1998)
  • Schoolhouse Rock: Money Rock (July 21, 1998)
  • Arthur's Tooth (July 28, 1998)
  • D.W. the Picky Eater (July 28, 1998)
  • Hey Arnold: Partners (July 28, 1998)
  • VeggieTales: Madame Blueberry (July 28, 1998)
  • Beavis and Butt-Head: Troubled Youth (August 11, 1998)
  • Space Goofs: Alien Antics (August 11, 1998)
  • Space Goofs: Cartoon Tales (August 11, 1998)
  • Space Goofs: Animal Crack-Ups (August 11, 1998)
  • Thomas & Friends: Thomas Comes to Breakfast and Other Thomas Adventures (August 18, 1998)
  • Barney's Halloween Party (August 18, 1998)
  • Thomas & Friends: A Big Day for Thomas (August 18, 1998)
  • The World of Little Twins: Tales of Enchantment (August 25, 1998)
  • The World of Little Twins: The Magic of Giving (August 25, 1998)
  • Casper's Halloween Special (August 25, 1998)
  • National Geographic Kids Video: Creepy Creatures (August 25, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: Adventures in Biggleland: Billy's Birthday (August 25, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: Adventures in Biggleland: Meet the Biggles (August 25, 1998)
  • VeggieTales: Rack, Shack & Benny (August 25, 1998)
  • VeggieTales: Dave and the Giant Pickle (August 25, 1998)
  • Adventures in Odyssey: Baby Daze (September 1, 1998)
  • Madeline's Winter Vacation (September 1, 1998)
  • Sesame Street: The Best of Kermit on Sesame Street (Sepetmber 1, 1998)
  • Teletubbies: Here Come the Teletubbies (September 1, 1998)
  • Teletubbies: Dance with the Teletubbies (September 1, 1998)
  • The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper (September 1, 1998)
  • Franklin's Halloween (September 1, 1998)
  • Caring Means Sharing / Twice is Nice! (September 1, 1998)
  • Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday (September 8, 1998)
  • Little Bear: Goodnight Little Bear (September 8, 1998)
  • Groundling Marsh: It's A Wonderful Marsh (September 8, 1998)
  • Bear in the Big Blue House: Home Sweet Home! (September 8, 1998)
  • Bear in the Big Blue House: Fun with Friends! (September 8, 1998)
  • Ship, Ahoy! / Up We Go! (September 15, 1998)
  • Veggie Tales: Extremely Silly Songs! (September 22, 1998)
  • Scooby-Doo: The Mystery Mask Mix-Up (September 22, 1998)
  • Scooby-Doo: That's Snow Ghost (September 22, 1998)
  • Scooby-Doo: The Haunted House Hang-Up (September 22, 1998)
  • Rolie Polie Olie (October 4, 1998)
  • 101 Dalmatians Christmas (October 6, 1998)
  • VeggieTales: The Toy That Saved Christmas (October 10, 1998)
  • Shopping for a Surprise! / A Welcome Home (October 13, 1998)
  • Barney's Kindergarten Day (October 13, 1998)
  • Grandparents are Grand! / If the Shoe Fits… (October 20, 1998)
  • Spider-Man: Forgotten Warriors (October 27, 1998)
  • Barney's Oh Brother, She's My Sister (November 3, 1998)
  • Barney's Good Clean Fun (November 3, 1998)
  • Barney's Fun on the Farm / Tree-Mendous Trees (November 3, 1998)
  • Going on a Bear Hunt / Once a Pond a Time (November 17, 1998)
  • Dr. Seuss Classics: The Cat in the Hat & The Hoober-Bloob Highway (November 17, 1998)
  • Dr. Seuss Classics: Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories & Grinch Night (November 17, 1998)
  • VeggieTales: The End of Silliness? (November 24, 1998)
  • Pokemon Vol. 1: I Choose You! Pikachu! (VHS) (November 24, 1998)
  • Bear in the Big Blue House: Let's All Dance! (December 1, 1998)
  • Bear in the Big Blue House: Learn to Help! (December 1, 1998)
  • Pokemon Vol. 1: I Choose You! Pikachu! (DVD) (December 13, 1998)
  • Waiting for Mr. MacRooney / Is Everybody Happy? (December 22, 1998)
  • Barney and Friends: The Complete Fifth Season (December 22, 1998)

*Lyrick Studios logo #1 has already ended after Barney in Outer Space was released.

Region 2 (UK)[edit | edit source]

  • Rolie Polie Olie (October 18, 1998)
  • Roger and the Rottentrolls: A Complete Set of Adventures
  • Thomas & Friends: Biggest Party Video Ever! (March 23, 1998)
  • Sooty: Biggest Party Video (March 23, 1998)
  • Brum: Biggest Party Video (March 23, 1998)
  • Thomas & Friends: The Complete First Series (June 22, 1998)
  • My Classic Nursery Rhyme Collection
  • The Wind in the Willows: The Four Seasons
  • Thomas & Friends Season 5 Vol. 1: Spooks and Surprises (October 5, 1998)
  • Sooty & Co: An Izzy Wizzy Christmas (November 9, 1998)

Region 4 (Latin America)[edit | edit source]

  • Barney's Colors & Shapes*

(*) Distributed by Tycoon Home Video.

Region 5 (Japan)[edit | edit source]

  • Rolie Polie Olie (November 15, 1998-)
  • Salty's Lighthouse (December 15, 1998-)

VHS re-releases this year[edit | edit source]

Movies[edit | edit source]

Region 1 (North America)[edit | edit source]

Region 2 (Japan)[edit | edit source]

  • The Little Mermaid (July 24, 1998)
  • Lady and the Tramp (October 23, 1998)

Region 2 (UK)[edit | edit source]

  • Peter Pan (January 1998)
  • Wombling Free
  • Tots Video: Ooh La La!
  • Tots Video: Alphabet Trail
  • Tots Video: 123 Go!
  • Tots Video: Animal Friends
  • Morecambe and Wise in Eric and Ernie's Christmas Show
  • Lady and the Tramp (August 1998)
  • The Little Mermaid (December 1998)

TV Shows[edit | edit source]

VHS Tapes discontinued this year[edit | edit source]

Toys[edit | edit source]

McDonald's[edit | edit source]

  • Hercules II (January 30-February 26, 1998)
  • Peter Pan (February 27-March 26, 1998)
  • My Little Pony (March 27-April 16, 1998)
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom (April 24-May 21, 1998)
  • Ty Teenie Beanie Babies (May 22-June 18, 1998)
  • Mulan (June 19-July 16, 1998)
  • Tamagotchi (July 17-August 13, 1998)
  • Hot Wheels (August 14-September 10, 1998)
  • Disney Video Favorites (September 11-October 1, 1998)
  • Haunted Halloween (October 9-29, 1998)
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (October 30-November 26, 1998)
  • A Bug's Life (November 27-December 24, 1998)
  • Recess (December 25-January 21, 1999)

Logos introduced this year[edit | edit source]

  • 4Kids Productions - "4Kids Supernova" (September 8, 1998)
  • Buena Vista Home Video - "Blue CGI Logo" (Q3 1998)
  • Buena Vista Home Video - "The Restored Castle" (Q4 1998)
  • Deluxe Digital Studios Logo #1
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment - "Fishing Boy" (December 8, 1998)
  • Hollywood Pictures Home Video - "The Sphinx" (DVD debut)
  • KingWorld - "Star-Shooter"
  • Lyrick Studios Logo #2 (May 19, 1998)
  • MGM DVD Logo #1
  • MGM Home Entertainment - "Leo the Lion" (only available on VHS)
  • Miramax Films - "The Buildings" (December 18, 1998)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment - "Majestic Mountain" (Q4 1998) (DVD debut)
  • PBS - "Circle P-Heads" (November 2, 1998)*
  • PBS DVD/Home Video - "Circle P-Head"
  • Studios USA - "Abstract USA Flag"
  • Warner Bros. Pictures - "CGI Shield" (January 16, 1998)**
  • Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Logo #2 (March 20, 1998)**

(*) In addition to the introduction of HDTV sets, this logo is also the first to be available in widescreen.

Logos updated this year[edit | edit source]

  • DiC Entertainment - "Kid in Bed"
  • Warner Bros. Television - "WB Shield" (January 1998)**

(**) For this logo's first year, it also contained the words "75 Years Entertaining the World". In 1999, the 1994 Warner Bros. Television logo was used as the standard logo for further Warner Bros. Television programs.

Logos ended this year[edit | edit source]

  • CBS/Fox Video Logo #3 (March 17, 1998)*
  • Columbia Tristar Home Video - "The Filmstrip"
  • Buena Vista Home Video - "Magic Kingdom" (Q2 1998)
  • Fox Video - "CGI Searchlights" (Q1 1998)
  • Lyrick Studios Logo #1 (March 17, 1998)
  • MGM/UA Home Video - "Rollercoaster Filmstrip"
  • PBS - "The Windowsill" (November 1, 1998)
  • PBS Home Video - "Blue Transparent P-Head"
  • Walt Disney Home Video - "The Gold Logo" (Blue Background version) (July 14, 1998)

(*) This logo actually became more uncommon in 1991, due to the usage of the three Fox Video logos.

Video games unveiled this year[edit | edit source]

(*) Starting with these games, the characters are modified. For example, Amy Rose is now depicted as a 12-year-old and wears a red dress with white lining and red boots with white stripes; Kirby now has blue eyes, oval-shaped pink blushes, and a new voice actor.

Video games released this year[edit | edit source]

Japan[edit | edit source]

Super Famicom[edit | edit source]

  • Kirby's Star Stacker (February 1, 1998)
  • Kirby's Dream Land 3 (March 27, 1998)

Nintendo 64[edit | edit source]

  • F-Zero X (July 14, 1998)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (November 21, 1998)
  • Mario Party (December 14, 1998)

Game Boy Color[edit | edit source]

  • Pokemon: Yellow Version (September 12, 1998)
  • Wario Land II (October 21, 1998)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (December 12, 1998)
  • Pokemon Trading Card Game (December 18, 1998)

Sega Dreamcast[edit | edit source]

North America[edit | edit source]

Super Game Boy[edit | edit source]

  • Wario Land II (March 2, 1998)
  • Pokemon: Red Version (September 30, 1998)
  • Pokemon: Blue Version (September 30, 1998)

Nintendo 64[edit | edit source]

  • Yoshi's Story (March 12, 1998)
  • NASCAR 99 (September 11, 1998)
  • F-Zero X (October 26, 1998; originally August 31, 1998)
  • Wipeout 64 (November 3, 1998)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (November 23, 1998)
  • South Park (December 12, 1998)

Game Boy Color[edit | edit source]

  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (October 28, 1998)
  • Pitfall 3D: Beyond the Jungle (December 1998)

PlayStation[edit | edit source]

  • Resident Evil 2 (January 21, 1998)
  • Skullmonkeys (January 31, 1998)
  • NBA Shootout 98 (February 28, 1998)
  • Rascal (March 31, 1998)
  • Blasto (March 31, 1998)
  • MLB 99 (April 14, 1998)
  • Hot Shots Golf (April 30, 1998)
  • Road Rash 3D (May 31, 1998)
  • Jersey Devil (June 1, 1998)
  • X-Men vs. Street Fighter (June 11, 1998)
  • Mortal Kombat 4 (June 24, 1998)
  • N20 (June 30, 1998)
  • NFL Xtreme (June 30, 1998)
  • Tomba (June 30, 1998)
  • Heart of Darkness (July 31, 1998)
  • Mega Man Legends (August 31, 1998)
  • Rosco McQueen Firefighter Extreme (August 31, 1998)
  • Spyro the Dragon (September 10, 1998)
  • Small Soldiers (September 30, 1998)
  • Rogue Trip: Vacation 2012 (September 30, 1998)
  • Running Wild (October 7, 1998)
  • Jeopardy! (October 28, 1998)
  • Crash Bandicoot: Warped (October 31, 1998)
  • Twisted Metal III (October 31, 1998)
  • Bust a Groove (October 31, 1998)
  • Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Gold (October 31, 1998)
  • A Bug's Life (November 18, 1998)
  • Akuji the Heartless (December 31, 1998)

Sega Saturn[edit | edit source]

  • The House of the Dead (March 31, 1998)

Europe[edit | edit source]

  • Yoshi's Story (May 10, 1998)
  • F-Zero X (November 6, 1998)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (December 11, 1998)

Player's Choice re-releases this year[edit | edit source]

Video games discontinued this year[edit | edit source]

Books released this year[edit | edit source]

North America[edit | edit source]

  • Barney's Alphabet Fun! (January 1, 1998)
  • Barney Goes to the Farm (January 1, 1998)
  • Barney's Great Adventure (January 1, 1998)
  • Barney and Baby Bop Go to the Restaurant (February 1, 1998)
  • Barney and BJ Go to the Police Station (February 1, 1998)
  • Barney's Great Adventure: The Chase is On! (February 1, 1998)
  • Winnie the Pooh: King of the Beasties (April 1, 1998)
  • Hippity Hop, It's Baby Bop! (May 1, 1998)
  • Barney's Book of Trains (June 1, 1998)
  • Disney Classic Storybooks: Mulan (June 1, 1998)
  • Barney's Thanksgiving (August 1, 1998)
  • Winnie the Pooh: The Best Thanksgiving Day (August 1, 1998)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Hardcover) (September 1, 1998)
  • Barney's Tool Box (September 1, 1998)
  • Disney Classic Storybooks: The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (October 1, 1998)
  • Barney's Let's Learn Book-Set (October 1, 1998)
  • Barney Says "Night Night" (October 1, 1998)
  • Disney Classic Storybooks: A Bug's Life (November 1, 1998, last book under this collection)

UK[edit | edit source]

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (July 2, 1998)

France[edit | edit source]

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (November 16, 1998)

Japan[edit | edit source]

  • Kirby of the Stars: The Story of Dedede Who Lives in Pupupu Vol. 7 (January 28, 1998)
  • Kirby of the Stars: The Story of Dedede Who Lives in Pupupu Vol. 8 (April 28, 1998)
  • Kirby of the Stars: The Story of Dedede Who Lives in Pupupu Vol. 9 (September 28, 1998)

Albums released this year[edit | edit source]

  • Great Expectations: The Album (January 6, 1998)
  • Long Journey Home (January 13, 1998)
  • Ride: Music from the Miramax Motion Picture (January 27, 1998)
  • Blues Brothers 2000: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (February 3, 1998)
  • The Wedding Singer: Music from the Motion Picture (February 3, 1998)
  • The Apostle: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (February 10, 1998)
  • Caught Up: Music from the Motion Picture (February 24, 1998)
  • The Players Club: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (March 17, 1998)
  • Lost in Space: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (March 31, 1998)
  • City of Angels: Music from the Motion Picture (March 31, 1998)
  • Barney's Great Adventure: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (March 31, 1998)
  • I Got the Hook-Up! (April 7, 1998)
  • The Horse Whisperer: Songs from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (April 7, 1998)
  • Bulworth: The Soundtrack (April 14, 1998)
  • Woo: Music from the Motion Picture (May 5, 1998)
  • Quest for Camelot: Music from the Motion Picture (May 5, 1998)
  • Streets is Watching Soundtrack (May 12, 1998)
  • Godzilla: The Album (May 19, 1998)
  • Hope Floats: Music from the Motion Picture (May 19, 1998)
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: Music from the Motion Picture (May 19, 1998)
  • Can't Hardly Wait: Music from the Motion Picture (May 26, 1998)
  • The X-Files: The Album (June 2, 1998)
  • Mulan: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack (June 2, 1998)
  • Hav Plenty: Music from the Motion Picture (June 9, 1998)
  • Pocket Monsters Sound Anime Collection (June 10, 1998)
  • Dr. Dolittle: The Album (June 16, 1998)
  • Armageddon: The Album (June 23, 1998)
  • Small Soldiers: Music from the Motion Picture (July 7, 1998)
  • The Mask of Zorro: Music from the Motion Picture (July 7, 1998)
  • There's Something About Mary: Music from the Motion Picture (July 14, 1998)
  • The Wedding Singer: Volume 2 (July 21, 1998)
  • Disturbing Behavior: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (July 28, 1998)
  • The Parent Trap: Original Soundtrack (July 28, 1998)
  • Ever After: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (August 4, 1998)
  • 54: Volume 1 (August 4, 1998)
  • 54: Volume 2 (August 4, 1998)
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back: Music from the Motion Picture (August 11, 1998)
  • Dance with Me: Music from the Motion Picture (August 11, 1998)
  • Blade: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (August 18, 1998)
  • Kidsongs: Meet the Biggles (August 25, 1998)
  • Why Do Fools Fall in Love: Original Versions from the Movie (September 8, 1998)
  • Return to Pride Rock (September 8, 1998)
  • Def Jam's Rush Hour Soundtrack (September 15, 1998)
  • Classic Disney Vol. 5: 60 Years of Musical Magic (September 22, 1998)
  • A Night at the Roxbury: Music from the Motion Picture (September 29, 1998)
  • Strangeland: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (September 29, 1998)
  • Slam: The Soundtrack (October 13, 1998)
  • Practical Magic: Music from the Motion Picture (October 16, 1998)
  • Life is Beautiful: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (October 20, 1998)
  • A Bug's Life: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack (October 27, 1998)
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch: The Album (October 27, 1998)
  • Antz (November 3, 1998)
  • Belly: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (November 3, 1998)
  • The Rugrats Movie: Music from the Motion Picture (November 3, 1998)
  • Touched by an Angel: The Album (November 3, 1998)
  • The Waterboy: Original Soundtrack (November 3, 1998)
  • The Prince of Egypt: Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (November 17, 1998)
  • The Prince of Egypt: Inspirational (November 17, 1998)
  • Chef Aid: The South Park Album (November 24, 1998)
  • You've Got Mail: Music from the Motion Picture (December 1, 1998)
  • The Faculty: Music from the Dimension Motion Picture (December 15, 1998)
  • Patch Adams: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (December 22, 1998)

Software released this year[edit | edit source]

Beta Versions[edit | edit source]

  • Windows 98 RC0 (February 16, 1998)
  • Windows 98 RC2 (April 10, 1998)
  • Internet Explorer 5.0 Beta 1 (June 2, 1998)
  • Windows NT 5.0 Workstation Beta 2 (August 20, 1998)
  • Internet Explorer 5.0 Beta 2 (November 15, 1998)

CD-ROMs[edit | edit source]

  • Cluefinders 4th Grade Adventures (January 14, 1998)
  • SPY Fox in Cheese Chase (January 14, 1998)
  • M.A.X. 2 (January 29, 1998)
  • Deer Hunter (February 3, 1998)
  • The Journeyman Project 3: The Legacy of Time (February 12, 1998)
  • Shadow Master (February 28, 1998)
  • Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell (March 31, 1998)
  • Sanitarium (April 30, 1998)
  • World Cup 98 (April 30, 1998)
  • Headrush (April 30, 1998)
  • Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren't So Frightening (May 19, 1998)
  • WarGames: Defcon 1 (July 31, 1998)
  • Disney's Animated Storybook: Mulan (September 1998)
  • Deer Hunter 2 (September 22, 1998)
  • Blue's Clues: Blue's Birthday Adventure (September 29, 1998)
  • Papa’s Burgeria (June 16, 1998)
  • NCAA Football 99 (August 1, 1998)
  • NFL GameDay 99 (August 31, 1998)
  • O.D.T. (August 31, 1998)
  • Pajama Sam's Lost & Found (September 29, 1998)
  • Backyard Soccer (September 29, 1998)
  • Papa’s Taco Mia! (September 29, 1998)
  • Blue's Clues: Blue's ABC Time Activities (September 29, 1998)
  • Gex: Enter the Gecko (September 30, 1998)
  • Shogo: Mobile Armor Division (September 30, 1998)
  • Madden NFL 99 (September 30, 1998)
  • Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit (October 12, 1998)
  • Putt-Putt Enters the Race (October 16, 1998)
  • Railroad Tycoon II (October 31, 1998)
  • NBA Live 99 (October 31, 1998)
  • Enemy Zero (November 1998)
  • Sonic R (November 11, 1998)
  • Papa’s Freezeria (November 17, 1998)
  • Tomb Raider III (November 20, 1998)
  • Blood II: The Chosen (November 25, 1998)
  • Thief: The Dark Project (December 1, 1998)
  • Thinkin' Things Collection 1 (Version 2.0)
  • Thinkin' Things Collection 2 (Version 2.0)
  • Thinkin' Things Collection 3 (Version 2.0)

Operating Systems[edit | edit source]

  • Mac OS 8.1 (January 19, 1998)
  • Windows 98 (June 25, 1998)

PC Components[edit | edit source]

  • Microsoft Office 98 for Macintosh (January 6, 1998)
  • QuickTime 3 (March 30, 1998)
  • Macromedia Flash 3.0 (May 31, 1998)
  • AOL 4.0 (July 9, 1998)
  • DVD players for Windows/Mac

Service Pack Updates[edit | edit source]

  • Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 1 (May 19, 1998)
  • Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4 (October 25, 1998)

Websites launched this year[edit | edit source]

  • Wheel of Fortune (www.wheeloffortune.com)
  • Jeopardy! (www.jeopardy.com)
  • Yahoo! Movies (May 12, 1998)
  • YoshisStory.com

Websites shut down this year[edit | edit source]

  • Shining Time Station at pbs.org

Vehicles introduced this year[edit | edit source]

  • 1999 Acura TL (August 4, 1998)
  • 1999 BMW 323i (4-door sedan)
  • 1999 Cadillac Escalade
  • 1999 Chevrolet Silverado
  • 1999 Chevrolet Tracker
  • 1999 Chrysler 300M
  • 1998 Ford Contour (as a 1998.5 model)
  • 1998 Ford Taurus SE
  • 1999 Ford Windstar (May 14, 1998)
  • 1999 Honda Civic Si (2-door coupe)
  • 1999 Honda Civic VP (4-door sedan)
  • 1999 Honda Odyssey (October 1, 1998)
  • 1999 Hyundai Elantra
  • 1999 Hyundai Sonata (October 26, 1998)
  • 1999 Infiniti G20 (May 18, 1998)
  • 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee (August 18, 1998)
  • 1998 Land Rover Discovery LE
  • 1999 Lexus RX 300 (Q1 1998)
  • 1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata
  • 1999 Mazda Protege (September 29, 1998)
  • 1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430
  • 1999 Mercury Cougar
  • 1999 Mercury Villager/Nissan Quest
  • 1999 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ (July 7, 1998)
  • 1999 Nissan Frontier (XE V6)
  • 1999 Oldsmobile Alero (April 6, 1998)
  • 1999 Pontiac Grand Am
  • 1999 Porsche 911 (September 25, 1998)
  • 1999 Saab 9-3
  • 1999 Saab 9-5
  • 1999 Suzuki Vitara/Grand Vitara
  • 1999 Volkswagen Eurovan
  • 1999 Volvo S80 (May 5, 1998)

Vehicles discontinued this year[edit | edit source]

  • Acura Integra RS
  • Acura TL 2.5
  • Audi Cabriolet
  • BMW 318i (4-door sedan)
  • BMW 318ti/M3 (as 1999 models)
  • BMW 8-Series (as carryover 1997 models)
  • Buick Riviera (November 25, 1998 as a 1999 model)
  • Eagle Talon (February 10, 1998)
  • Ford Contour GL
  • Geo Tracker (first generation)
  • Hyundai Accent GSi
  • Lincoln Mark VIII
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Series (as 1999 models) (September 1998)
  • Mercury Villager (GS, LS and Nautica)
  • Nissan 200SX
  • Nissan 240SX (July 23, 1998)
  • Oldsmobile Eighty Eight LSS (September 23, 1998 as a 1999 model)
  • Oldsmobile Eighty Eight Regency (June 18, 1998)
  • Saab 900
  • Suzuki Sidekick/X-90
  • Toyota Supra
  • Toyota T100
  • Volvo S90/V90
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