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1993 was the year when Amy Rose was introduced.

Movie trailers released this year

  • Hocus Pocus (Teaser) (February 3, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (February 12, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (February 12, 1993)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (Teaser) (March 26, 1993)
  • The Man Without a Face (Teaser) (May 14, 1993)
  • Mrs. Doubtfire (Teaser) (June 18, 1993)
  • Airheads (Teaser) (October 1, 1993)
  • The Lion King (Teaser) (October 1, 1993)
  • D2 The Mighty Ducks (Teaser) (October 1, 1993)
  • Speed (Teaser) (October 29, 1993)
  • Thumbelina (October 29, 1993)
  • Blank Check (November 24, 1993)
  • The Flintstones (Live Action) (Teaser) (November 24, 1993)
  • My Girl 2 (November 24, 1993)
  • The Hudsucker Proxy (December 17, 1993)
  • 3 Ninjas Kick Back (December 17, 1993)
  • True Lies (Teaser) (December 17, 1993)
  • The Mask (Teaser) (December 17, 1993)
  • Iron Will (December 25, 1993)
  • The Pagemaster (Teaser) (December 25, 1993)

Movies released in theaters this year

North America

  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (February 3, 1993)
  • Groundhog Day (February 12, 1993)
  • My Neighbor Totoro (May 7, 1993)
  • Lost in Yonkers (May 14, 1993)
  • Cliffhanger (May 28, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (May 28, 1993)
  • Happily Ever After (May 28, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (June 11, 1993)
  • Last Action Hero (June 18, 1993)
  • Once Upon A Forest (June 18, 1993)
  • Sleepless in Seattle (June 25, 1993)
  • Dennis the Menace (June 25, 1993)
  • Hocus Pocus (July 16, 1993)
  • Tom and Jerry: The Movie (July 30, 1993)
  • The Man Without a Face (August 25, 1993)
  • Cool Runnings (October 1, 1993)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (October 29, 1993)
  • Greenuts (November 19, 1993)
  • Mrs. Doubtfire (November 24, 1993)
  • We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (November 24, 1993)
  • Beethoven's 2nd (December 17, 1993)

Latin America

  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (January 7, 1993)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (March 4, 1993)
  • Aladdin (July 1, 1993)
  • The Mighty Ducks (July 1, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (July 8, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (July 15, 1993)
  • Greenuts (December 25, 1993)

Brazil

  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (January 22, 1993)
  • The Mighty Ducks (March 5, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (June 26, 1993)
  • Aladdin (July 3, 1993)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (July 30, 1993)
  • Tom and Jerry: The Movie (October 1, 1993)
  • Once Upon a Forest (October 22, 1993)
  • Hocus Pocus (October 29, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (December 10, 1993)
  • Greenuts (December 17, 1993)

UK

  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (February 5, 1993)
  • The Mighty Ducks (July 2, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (July 9, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (July 16, 1993)
  • Jack the Ball 2 (July 30, 1993)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (October 22, 1993)
  • Once Upon A Forest (October 22, 1993)
  • Hocus Pocus (October 29, 1993)
  • Aladdin (November 18, 1993)
  • Tom and Jerry: The Movie (November 19, 1993)
  • We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (November 24, 1993)
  • Last Action Hero (December 31, 1993)

France

  • Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest (January 13, 1993)
  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (February 3, 1993)
  • The Mighty Ducks (March 24, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (June 23, 1993)
  • Jack the Ball 2 (June 23, 1993)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (October 13, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (October 20, 1993)
  • Aladdin (November 24, 1993)
  • Beethoven's 2nd (December 15, 1993)

Australia

  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (January 1, 1993)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (April 1, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (June 10, 1993)
  • Last Action Hero (June 17, 1993)
  • The Mighty Ducks (July 1, 1993)
  • Dennis the Menace (July 8, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (September 2, 1993)
  • Jack the Ball 2 (September 16, 1993)
  • Tom and Jerry: The Movie (September 17, 1993)
  • Aladdin (October 17, 1993)
  • Mrs. Doubtfire (December 16, 1993)
  • Beethoven's 2nd (December 23, 1993)
  • Once Upon a Forest (December 30, 1993)
  • We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (December 31, 1993)

Japan

  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (June 19, 1993)
  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (June 19, 1993)
  • Cliffhanger (June 26, 1993)
  • The Mighty Ducks (July 3, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (July 10, 1993)
  • Jack the Ball 2 (July 17, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (July 24, 1993)
  • Dennis the Menace (July 31, 1993)
  • Sleepless in Seattle (September 18, 1993)
  • Once Upon A Forest (October 2, 1993)
  • Tom and Jerry: The Movie (October 9, 1993)
  • Aladdin (October 17, 1993)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (November 13, 1993)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (November 20, 1993)
  • Last Action Hero (December 25, 1993)

South Korea

  • The Mighty Ducks (June 19, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (June 26, 1993)
  • Aladdin (July 3, 1993)
  • Once Upon a Forest (July 10, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (July 17, 1993)
  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (July 31, 1993)
  • Dennis the Menace (September 18, 1993)
  • Jack the Ball 2 (September 25, 1993)
  • Tom and Jerry: The Movie (October 2, 1993)
  • Last Action Hero (October 9, 1993)
  • The Jungle Book (December 17, 1993)

Hong Kong

  • Aladdin (July 15, 1993)
  • Jurassic Park (July 29, 1993)
  • Greenuts (December 31, 1993)

Portugal

Movies re-issued in theaters this year

North America

UK

  • The Jungle Book (March 26, 1993)
  • Bambi (July 21, 1993)
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (July 23, 1993)

France

  • The Jungle Book (March 31, 1993)
  • Bambi (June 30, 1993)

Portugal

Movies aired on television this year

ABC

  • Beverly Hills Cop (October 2, 1993)
  • Lethal Weapon (May 8, 1993)

AMC

  • Breakfast at Tiffany's (May 4–5, 16 and 26, and August 22, 1993)

CBS

  • Batman (August 17, 1993)
  • The Best of Disney Music: A Legacy in Song Part I (February 3, 1993)
  • The Best of Disney Music: A Legacy in Song Part II (May 21, 1993)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (March 2 and November 28, 1993)
  • Jaws: The Revenge (January 31, 1993)
  • Lethal Weapon 2 (May 14, 1993)
  • Mickey's Christmas Carol (December 1, 1993)
  • The Wizard of Oz (February 26 and November 10–11, 1993)

Cinemax

  • Batman Returns (August 7, 20 and 29, 1993)
  • Beetlejuice (March 7, 17 and 27, and June 5, 1993)
  • Ben-Hur (December 12, 1993)
  • Full Metal Jacket (August 8, 15 and 25, and November 7 and 13–14, 1993)
  • The Golden Child (February 7, 11, 22–23 and 27, and October 4, 9 and 24, 1993)
  • Home Alone (March 13 and 29, 1993)
  • Lethal Weapon (March 7, 20–21 and 24, 1993)
  • Lethal Weapon 3 (August 11, 15, 21–22 and 30, 1993)
  • A Raisin in the Sun (November 27, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (January 10 and 30, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (March 7, 1993)

Disney Channel

  • 101 Dalmatians (April 17, May 2, 8, 14, 16, 19, 22, 25, 29 and 31, June 16 and 27, and July 1 and 22, 1993)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (January 2, 7, 17–18 and 26 and February 2, 1993)
  • Be Our Guest: The Making of Beauty and the Beast (April 17, 1993)
  • Ben-Hur (December 20, 1993)
  • Benji the Hunted (January 31, February 6, 15 and 25 and March 9, 1993)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (June 13, 20 and 30, and July 12 and 24, 1993)
  • The Care Bears Movie (June 13, July 17, 26 and 31, and August 15 and 18, 1993)
  • The Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (March 1, 20 and 28, and April 5, 1993)
  • Celebrating Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (July 24, 1993)
  • Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (July 4, 13 and 28, and August 4 and 29–30, 1993)
  • A Disney Channel Christmas (December 21, 1993)
  • A Disney Christmas Gift (December 15, 1993)
  • A Disney Halloween (October 24 and 30, 1993)
  • FernGully: The Last Rainforest (March 7, 12, 20 and 29, April 4, 16 and 22, May 23, August 14 and 20, and September 1, 5 and 16, 1993)
  • Fun and Fancy Free (October 10 and November 6, 1993)
  • Ghostbusters (October 7–8, 16–17 and 29, November 6–7 and 20, and December 22 and 31, 1993)
  • The Goonies (January 30, April 10 and 16, and May 1–2, 7, 17–18 and 23, 1993)
  • The Great Mouse Detective (August 1, 4, 8, 13, 21 and 31, September 9, 20 and 25, and October 5 and 10, 1993)
  • Heathcliff: The Movie (May 15 and 20, and June 12, 1993)
  • Heidi (July 18–19, August 5, 22 and 27–28, and September 9–10 and 15–16, 1993)
  • Herbie Rides Again (September 12, 18, 24 and 28, October 6 and 13, and November 21, 1993)
  • Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (March 14, 22 and 28–29, April 2, 19 and 24, and May 1, 1993)
  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (November 7–8, 14, 20–21 and 25, and December 8, 18–19 and 31, 1993)
  • The Love Bug (February 14 and 22, March 13, 19 and 31, and April 17, 1993)
  • Make Mine Music (July 18 and August 21 and 26, 1993)
  • The Making of Aladdin: A Whole New World (January 6, 1993)
  • The Making of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (October 5, 1993)
  • The Making of Snow White (June 22, 1993)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (February 21 and 28, March 10, 20 and 25 and April 18, 1993)
  • Mickey's Christmas Carol (December 22 and 25, 1993)
  • The Monkey's Uncle (March 28, 1993)
  • A Musical Christmas at Walt Disney World (December 18, 1993)
  • Never Cry Wolf (February 18 and 28, 1993)
  • Old Yeller (May 23, June 4, 13–14 and 21, July 7 and 17, and September 2, 1993)
  • One Magic Christmas (November 28–29 and December 11, 19 and 24, 1993)
  • The Parent Trap (November 21–22 and December 5, 11 and 29, 1993)
  • Perfect Harmony (January 18, April 4, 11, 21 and 27, and December 2, 1993)
  • The Rescuers Down Under (January 1 and April 18, 1993)
  • Return to Oz (October 17–18 and 27, and November 5, 20 and 27–28, 1993)
  • Robin Hood (July 11, 20 and 31, and August 11 and 30, 1993)
  • Sebastian's Caribbean Jamboree (October 10, 1993)
  • Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird (January 13, 17 and 25, 1993)
  • The Small One (December 18, 1993)
  • The Sword in the Stone (September 5, 17, 26 and 29, October 9 and 19, and November 14, 1993)
  • Tiger Town (July 14, 1993)
  • Treasure Island (August 29, September 3, 8, 14, 23 and 26–27, and October 8, 1993)
  • White Fang (February 7–8, 12, 20 and 27, March 4–5 and 11–12, August 8, 14–15, 21 and 25, and September 10, 1993)
  • The Wiz (May 15, 21 and 26, June 3, 12 and 20, July 1 and November 25, 1993)

FOX

  • Beethoven (November 22 and 28, 1993)

HBO

  • Batman Returns (June 5, 8, 20, 26 and 28, September 19 and December 19, 1993)
  • Beetlejuice (September 5 and 25, 1993)
  • Full Metal Jacket (April 7, 20–21 and 24–25, 1993)
  • Ghostbusters (October 2, 15, 19, 22–23 and 31, 1993)
  • The Golden Child (April 10 and 15, and July 4, 16 and 24, 1993)
  • Home Alone (May 9 and 29, 1993)
  • Lethal Weapon (January 8–10, 1993)
  • Lethal Weapon 3 (May 1, 4, 9, 14, 17 and 20–21, September 18–19 and December 12, 17 and 26, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (March 5 and 14, 1993)

Lifetime

  • Empire of the Sun (March 29 and November 21, 1993)

The Movie Channel

  • Back to the Future Part II (June 13, July 17 and 30, and September 1 and 19, 1993)
  • Beetlejuice (January 1, 6, 10, 23 and 28, June 5, July 29 and December 9, 12–13, 21 and 25, 1993)
  • Beverly Hills Cop II (August 25 and 29, and September 2–3, 13–14, 18 and 24, 1993)
  • Ghostbusters (December 5, 9, 13, 18 and 23, 1993)
  • Good Morning, Vietnam (April 27–28, May 30 and September 5, 1993)
  • Hook (April 30, May 6, 9 and 20, June 14 and October 8, 17 and 23, 1993)
  • Lethal Weapon (February 3, 7, 12, 18 and 22, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (March 6, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (March 11, 14 and 20, 1993)
  • Terminator 2: Judgement Day (February 6 and 19, June 26, November 9, 14, 18, 22 and 28, and December 9, 17 and 28, 1993)

NBC

  • The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (October 3, 1993)
  • Back to the Future Part III (December 19, 1993)
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (April 10 and December 4, 1993)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (November 13, 1993)
  • E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (December 12, 1993)
  • Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (October 2, 1993)
  • Herbie Goes Bananas (November 6, 1993)
  • Home Alone (November 25, 1993)
  • Return to Snowy River (October 16, 1993)
  • The Sound of Music (April 11, 1993)
  • White Fang (November 20, 1993)

PBS

  • Back to the Future (March 21, 1993)
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic (June 9, 1993)

Showtime

  • Back to the Future Part II (May 9, 26 and 29, and September 5, 1993)
  • Beetlejuice (April 3 and 26, August 3, 15 and 28, and October 30, 1993)
  • Ben-Hur (December 18, 1993)
  • Beverly Hills Cop II (April 11, 21 and 29, and August 21 and 31, 1993)
  • Ghostbusters (October 2, 7, 17 and 29, 1993)
  • Good Morning, Vietnam (April 1, 8 and 16, 1993)
  • Hook (April 10, 16 and 21, May 8, July 25, September 12 and 25, and December 4 and 26, 1993)
  • Lethal Weapon (January 30 and March 8, 16 and 29, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (March 5, 13 and 21, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (March 7 and 13, 1993)
  • Terminator 2: Judgement Day (January 23, March 2, September 12–13 and 25, October 6, 15, 22, 24 and 28,  November 1 and December 26 and 31, 1993)

TNT

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (July 26, 1993)
  • Ben-Hur (April 11 and August 13, 1993)
  • Gone With the Wind (January 20 and 24, 1993)
  • The Making of a Legend: Gone With the Wind (January 20, 1993)

USA Network

  • Back to the Future Part II (November 17 and 21, 1993)
  • Jaws 2 (January 8, March 20 and July 23, 1993)
  • Jaws 3 (July 24–25, 1993)
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture (July 10–11, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (June 26 and December 8, 12 and 25, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (December 9, 12 and 25, 1993)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (December 10, 12 and 25, 1993)
  • Superman (April 11 and December 24, 1993)
  • The Wizard (August 7, 1993)

Syndication

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (December 18, 1993)
  • Amadeus (March 28 and October 31, 1993)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang (April 24, 1993)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (September 25, 1993)
  • Back to the Future (November 10, 1993)
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (April 24–25, 1993)
  • Ben-Hur (October 24, 1993)
  • The Black Hole (May 29, 1993)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (December 5 and 12, 1993)
  • The Golden Child (November 24, 1993)
  • The Goonies (November 21, 1993)
  • Gremlins (February 14 and November 21, 1993)
  • Jaws (April 29 and November 20–21, 1993)
  • Jaws 3 (April 30 and July 9–10, 1993)
  • Jaws: The Revenge (May 1, 1993)
  • The Journey of Natty Gann (April 17–18, 1993)
  • My Fair Lady (December 13, 1993)
  • Return to Snowy River (October 31, 1993)
  • Scarface (October 18–19, 1993)
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes (March 14, 1993)
  • Tron (January 24, 1993)
  • White Fang (December 3 and 5, 1993)

Programs debuted on television this year

ABC

CBS

  • The Nanny (November 3, 1993)

Family Channel

FOX

  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (August 28, 1993)
  • The X-Files (September 10, 1993)
  • Animaniacs (September 13, 1993)

Nickelodeon

PBS

  • Bill Nye the Science Guy (September 10, 1993)

Syndication

Programs airing new seasons this year

ABC

  • Roseanne (Season 6) (September 14, 1993)
  • Full House (Season 7) (September 14, 1993)
  • Home Improvement (Season 3) (September 15, 1993)
  • America's Funniest Home Videos (Season 5) (September 19, 1993)
  • Family Matters (Season 5) (September 24, 1993)

CBS

  • Family Feud (1988-1995) (Season 6)
  • Garfield and Friends (Season 6) (September 18, 1993)
  • The Little Mermaid (Season 2) (September 18, 1993)

FOX

  • Batman: The Animated Series (Season 1, continued)
  • The Simpsons (Season 5) (September 30, 1993)
  • High School Whenever (Season 4) (September 23, 1993)

NBC

  • Seinfeld (Season 5) (September 16, 1993)

Nickelodeon

  • Doug (Season 3) (March 21, 1993)
  • Doug (Season 4) (September 26, 1993)
  • Rugrats (Season 3) (September 26, 1993)
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show (Season 3) (November 20, 1993)

PBS

  • Shining Time Station (Season 3) (March 21, 1993)
  • Ghostwriter (Season 2) (September 12, 1993)
  • Barney & Friends (Season 2) (September 27, 1993)*
  • Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? (Season 3) (September 27, 1993)
  • Sesame Street (Season 25) (November 22, 1993)
  • Lamb Chop's Play-Along
  • Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood
  • Reading Rainbow

(*) This season was announced on August 23, 1993, when Kimberly Clark became a sponsor of the show.

Syndication

  • Jeopardy! (Season 10) (September 6, 1993)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 11) (September 6, 1993)

Programs broadcasted in reruns this year

Disney Channel

  • Dr. Seuss on the Loose (October 28, 1993)
  • The Hoober-Bloob Highway (October 31 and November 9, 1993)
  • The Lorax (October 26, 1993)
  • Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (June 5 and August 28, 1993)
  • The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (September 4–26, 1993)

Family Channel

(*) These shows were temporarily dropped from the schedule after September 4, 1993, but returned on January 3, 1994.

FOX

Nickelodeon

  • Double Dare (last episode aired on February 6, 1993)

PBS

  • Barney & Friends (Seasons 1-2)
  • Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood (1969-1975)
  • Shining Time Station
  • Square One Television

TNT

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (December 15, 1993)

USA Network

  • Press Your Luck

Syndication

  • Full House (Seasons 1-6)
  • Jeopardy! (Season 9) (September 11, 1993)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 10) (September 11, 1993)

Programs ended this year

ABC

Family Channel

Nickelodeon

  • Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats (September 11, 1993)

Syndication

  • Jeopardy! (Season 8) (September 4, 1993)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 9) (September 4, 1993)

Anime released this year

  • Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon R (March 6, 1993)

VHS trailers released this year

  • Aladdin (March 26, 1993)

VHS releases this year

Movies

Region 1 (North America)

  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (January 6, 1993)
  • The Muppet Movie (January 29, 1993)
  • Pinocchio (March 26, 1993)
  • The Mighty Ducks (April 14, 1993)
  • Disney's Sing-Along Songs: Friend Like Me (April 30, 1993)
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (July 27, 1993)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (August 13, 1993)
  • Fraggle Rock Volumes 1-5 (September 28, 1993)
  • Aladdin (October 1, 1993)
  • Monster Bash (October 5, 1993)
  • Boo Busters! (October 5, 1993)
  • Witcheroo! (October 5, 1993)
  • Dennis the Menace (October 26, 1993)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (November 5, 1993)
  • The Ultimate Oz (November 16, 1993)
  • Super Mario Bros. (December 7, 1993)
  • Disney's Sing-Along Songs: The Twelve Days of Christmas (December 21, 1993)
  • VeggieTales series (December 21, 1993)

Region 2 (Japan)

Region 2 (UK)

  • Disney's Sing-Along Songs: Very Merry Christmas Songs (as Volume 6)
  • Disney's Sing-Along Songs: You Can Fly (as Volume 7)
  • Disney's Sing-Along Songs: Be Our Guest (as Volume 8)
  • Peter Pan (July 1993)
  • Beauty and the Beast (September 1993)
  • The Jungle Book (October 1993)

Region 2 (France)

Region 3 (South Korea)

  • Hook (January 1993)
  • The Little Mermaid (March 13, 1993)
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (August 5, 1993)
  • Beauty and the Beast (September 22, 1993)

Region 4 (Latin America)

  • The Goonies

Region 4 (Brazil)

  • Pinocchio (July 1993)

TV Shows

Region 1 (North America)

  • Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3: Never Koop a Koopa
  • Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3: Misadventures in Babysitting
  • Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3: The Ugly Mermaid
  • Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3: Mind Your Mummy Mommy, Mario
  • Barney's Magical Musical Adventure (January 27, 1993)
  • Barney's Best Manners (February 4, 1993)
  • Thomas & Friends: Thomas, Percy and the Dragon and Other Stories (February 18, 1993)
  • Ariel's Undersea Adventures Vol. 1: A Whale of a Tale (February 26, 1993)
  • Ariel's Undersea Adventures Vol. 2: Stormy, The Wild Seahorse (February 26, 1993)
  • Ariel's Undersea Adventures Vol. 3: Double Bubble (February 26, 1993)
  • Shining Time Station Vol. 1: Stacy Cleans Up (April 21, 1993)
  • Shining Time Station Vol. 2: Schemer Alone (April 21, 1993)
  • Shining Time Station: The Jukebox Puppet Band: A Day in the Life (April 21, 1993)
  • Kidsongs: Play Along Songs (May 25, 1993)
  • Barney Rhymes With Mother Goose (May 26, 1993)
  • Barney's Home Sweet Homes (August 25, 1993)
  • Thomas & Friends: Daisy and Other Thomas Stories (August 25, 1993)
  • Kidsongs: If We Could Talk to the Animals (October 8, 1993)
  • Ariel's Undersea Adventures Vol. 4: In Harmony (November 2, 1993)
  • Ariel's Undersea Adventures Vol. 5: Ariel's Gift (November 2, 1993)
  • Sesame Street: 25 Wonderful Years
  • Sesame Street: Sing-Along Earth Songs
  • Sesame Street: We All Sing Together
  • Love to Read, With Barney (December 19, 1993)

Region 2 (UK)

  • Thomas & Friends Season 1 Vol. 1: Thomas and the Trucks and Other Stories
  • Thomas & Friends Season 1 Vol. 2: Thomas Goes Fishing and Other Stories
  • Thomas & Friends Season 1 Vol. 3: Down the Mine and Other Stories
  • Thomas' Christmas Party and 17 Other Stories (November 1, 1993)

Region 3 (Japan)

  • Jim Henson's Dinosaurs (May 1, 1993-)
  • Shining Time Station (June 18, 1993-)
  • Rugrats (July 10, 1993-)
  • Beakman's World (August 14, 1993-)

VHS re-releases this year

Movies

  • Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (Q1 1993)*
  • Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (Q1 1993)*
  • Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too (Q1 1993)*
  • Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (Q1 1993)*
  • Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (Q1 1993)
  • Flight of the Navigator (Q1 1993)
  • Disney's Sing-Along Songs: Heigh Ho (April 30, 1993)**
  • Disney's Sing-Along Songs: Be Our Guest (April 30, 1993)**
  • The Wizard of Oz (November 17, 1993)

(*) The 1993 re-prints of the four Winnie the Pooh short films were the last under the Walt Disney Mini Classics series.

(**) The "Yo Ho" and "Little Wooden Head" songs were cut from the program.

TV Shows

(*) Re-released by Strand Home Video.

VHS Tapes discontinued this year

  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1990-1992 VHS)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1990-1992 VHS)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1990-1992 VHS)
  • The Rescuers Down Under (1991 VHS)
  • 101 Dalmatians (1992 VHS)
  • The Great Mouse Detective (1992 VHS)
  • The Rescuers (1992 VHS)
  • Beauty and the Beast (1992 VHS)

Logos introduced this year

  • Columbia Pictures - "90s Torch Lady" (June 18, 1993)
  • Columbia Tristar Home Video - "Sliding Boxes" (May 15, 1993)
  • Connecticut Public Television - "The Exploding Dot"*
  • Fox Video - "Rotating Tower" (May 1, 1993)
  • Merv Griffin Enterprises - "Ultra Majestic Griffin" (June 23, 1993)
  • MGM/UA Home Video - "Rollercoaster Filmstrip" (July 10, 1993)
  • Miramax Films - "The Big M"
  • PBS - "Orange CGI P-Heads" (August 1, 1993)
  • PBS Kids - "P-Pals" (October 11, 1993)
  • Tristar Pictures - "CGI Pegasus" (June 25, 1993) (VHS debut on November 10, 1993)
  • Warner Bros. Family Entertainment (June 25, 1993)
  • DTS - "The Digital Experience"

(*) As of 1995, this logo began appearing at the end of Season 3 episodes of Barney & Friends, followed by newer prints of Seasons 1-2 in 1997.

Logos updated this year

  • Columbia Pictures Television - "90s Torch Lady" (August 1, 1993)*
  • Tristar Television - "CGI Pegasus" (November 19, 1993)*
  • Warner Home Video - "Cheesy Shield" (December 15, 1993)**

(*) The Columbia Pictures Television logo and the Tristar Television changes music.

(**) Warner Home Video becomes a Time Warner Entertainment company early this year.

Logos ended this year

  • Columbia Pictures - "80s Torch Lady" (May 14, 1993)
  • Columbia Tristar Home Video - "The First Boxes" (April 1993)
  • Connecticut Public Television - "Silver Circle"
  • Fox Video - "CGI Searchlights" (April 1993)
  • Merv Griffin Enterprises (January 1993)
  • MGM/UA Home Video - "The Static Leo Moving" (Q2 1993)
  • PBS - "Blue Transparent P-Head" (July 31, 1993)
  • Tristar Pictures - "The Early Pegasus" (May 28, 1993)

Video games unveiled this year

  • Sonic CD*
  • Super Metroid
  • Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3*

(*) Starting with these games the characters have been modified and new video game characters make their debut. Wario's design became less-cartoonish and Amy Rose is introduced.

Video games released this year

Japan

Family Computer (a.k.a. Famicom)

  • Kirby's Adventure (March 23, 1993)

Game Boy

  • Kirby's Pinball Land (November 27, 1993)

Super Famicom

  • Star Fox (February 21, 1993)
  • Super Mario Collection (July 14, 1993)
  • Secret of Mana (August 6, 1993)

Sega Mega CD

  • Sonic the Hedgehog CD (September 23, 1993)

North America

Nintendo Entertainment System

  • Yoshi's Cookie (April 1993)
  • Kirby's Adventure (May 1, 1993)

Game Boy

  • Yoshi's Cookie (April 1993)
  • Kirby's Pinball Land

Super NES

  • Star Fox (March 23, 1993)
  • Yoshi's Cookie (June 1993)
  • Super Mario All-Stars (August 2, 1993)
  • Secret of Mana (October 3, 1993)

Sega CD

  • Sonic the Hedgehog CD (November 19, 1993)

Europe

Nintendo Entertainment System

  • Kirby's Adventure (December 9, 1993)

Game Boy

  • Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (January 28, 1993)
  • Kirby's Pinball Land

Super NES

  • Super Mario Kart (January 21, 1993)
  • Star Fox (June 3, 1993)
  • Super Mario All-Stars (December 16, 1993)

Sega CD

  • Sonic the Hedgehog CD (October 1993)

South Korea

  • Super Mario All-Stars (Q4 1993)

Video games discontinued this year

  • All Famicom Disk System games

Books released this year

  • Sonic the Comic: Issue #1 (May 29, 1993)*
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: Issue #1 (May 1993)**

(*) Published by Fleetway Publications.

(**) Published by Archie Comics.

Albums released this year

  • Super Mario Bros.: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (May 18, 1993)
  • Home Alone Christmas (July 27, 1993)
  • Barney's Favorites: Vol. 1 (August 31, 1993)

Software released this year

Beta Versions

  • Windows Chicago Build 58 (August 9, 1993)
  • Windows Chicago Build 73 (December 2, 1993)

Operating Systems

  • MS-DOS 6.0 (March 1993)
  • Windows NT 3.1 (July 27, 1993)
  • Windows for Workgroups 3.11 (November 1993)

PC Components

  • AOL 1.0 (January 1993)
  • Adobe Acrobat 1.0 (June 15, 1993)
  • Cinepak Video/CVID
  • Indeo Video

CD-ROMs

  • Living Books: Arthur's Teacher Trouble (Q1 1993)
  • Living Books: The Tortoise and the Hare (Q3 1993)
  • Thinkin' Things Collection 1 (September 1993)
  • MusicMagic Songbook (October 1993)
  • Living Books: The New Kid on the Block (Q4 1993)

Vehicles introduced this year

  • 1994 Acura Integra (July 9, 1993)
  • 1994 Acura Integra GS-R (4-door sedan) (July 9, 1993)
  • 1994 Acura Legend GS (October 1, 1993)
  • 1994 Acura Vigor (October 1, 1993)
  • 1994 Audi V8
  • 1994 BMW 325i (September 1993)
  • 1994 BMW 540i
  • 1994 BMW 7-Series
  • 1994 BMW 840Ci/850CSi
  • 1994 Buick Century (September 1993)
  • 1993 Buick Century Special (4-door station wagon)
  • 1994 Cadillac DeVille
  • 1993 Cadillac Eldorado (Touring 2-door coupe)
  • 1993 Cadillac Fleetwood
  • 1994 Chevrolet Blazer
  • 1993 Chevrolet Camaro (2-door coupe only)
  • 1994 Chevrolet Impala (September 1993)
  • 1994 Chevrolet S-10/GMC Sonoma
  • 1994 Chrysler LHS/New Yorker (May 1993)
  • 1994 Dodge Ram Pickup (July 21, 1993)
  • 1993 Eagle Talon DL
  • 1993 Ford Explorer Limited
  • 1994 Ford Mustang (October 1993)
  • 1993 Ford Ranger
  • 1994 Honda Accord (September 9, 1993)
  • 1993 Honda Civic Del Sol
  • 1993 Honda Prelude VTEC
  • 1993 Hyundai Scoupe Turbo
  • 1994 Infiniti Q45
  • 1993 Jaguar XJ12
  • 1994 Kia Sephia (November 1993)
  • 1993 Land Rover Defender 110
  • 1994 Land Rover Defender 90
  • 1994 Lincoln Continental (June 1993)
  • 1994 Mazda B-Series (April 19, 1993)
  • 1994 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (June 1, 1993)
  • 1994 Mercedes-Benz E320/E420/S350
  • 1994 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
  • 1994 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (320 and 600) (August 2, 1993)
  • 1994 Mercury Cougar (November 1993)
  • 1994 Mercury Villager Nautica (November 30, 1993)
  • 1993 Mitsubishi Diamante (4-door station wagon)
  • 1994 Mitsubishi Galant (May 24, 1993)
  • 1994 Nissan 300ZX (2-door convertible)
  • 1994 Nissan Pathfinder (August 1993)
  • 1993 Pontiac Firebird Formula
  • 1994 Saab 900 (November 15, 1993)
  • 1993 Saab 9000 (Aero, CDE, CS, and CSE)
  • 1994 Saturn SL (December 1993)
  • 1994 Toyota Camry (2-door coupe)
  • 1994 Toyota Celica (October 1993)
  • 1994 Toyota Supra
  • 1994 Volkswagen Golf/Jetta

Vehicles discontinued this year

  • Acura Integra GS
  • BMW 535i
  • Buick Century (2-door coupe only)
  • Buick Regal Limited (2-door coupe only)
  • Cadillac Allante (July 28, 1993)
  • Cadillac DeVille (2-door coupe only)
  • Chevrolet Beretta (GT and GTZ)
  • Chrysler Fifth Avenue (May 28, 1993)
  • Chrysler LeBaron (2-door coupe)
  • Chrysler Imperial
  • Dodge Daytona (March 2, 1993)
  • Dodge Dynasty (May 28, 1993)
  • Ford Festiva
  • Ford Mustang (LX 5.0) (September 1993)
  • Geo Metro (2-door convertible)
  • Geo Storm
  • Honda Accord SE
  • Isuzu Stylus
  • Mazda B2200
  • Mercedes-Benz 190-Class (April 13, 1993)
  • Mercedes-Benz 300-Class (2-door convertible, coupe, and 4-door station wagon)
  • Mercedes-Benz 400-Class
  • Mercury Capri
  • Mitsubishi Precis
  • Nissan King Cab Pickup (Standard)
  • Nissan NX
  • Pontiac Lemans
  • Saab 900 (first generation) (March 26, 1993)
  • Subaru Loyale
  • Toyota Celica GT-S
  • Toyota Cressida (as a carryover 1992 model)
  • Volkswagen Fox
  • Volvo 240 (May 14, 1993)

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