1993 in home video

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A summary of 1993 in home video:

Years in home video: 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s
Years: 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996

Industry milestones[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

Movie releases[edit]

The following movies were released on video on the following dates:

Release Date
Title Studio Format
January 6 Honey, I Blew Up the Kid Disney VHS release
January 7 Christopher Columbus Warner Bros. VHS release
Stay Tuned Warner Bros. VHS release
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me New Line VHS release, distributed by Columbia/TriStar Home Video
January 13 A Stranger Among Us VHS release
Where the Day Takes You VHS release
January 20 3 Ninjas Hollywood VHS release
Man Trouble Fox VHS release
January 27 Barney's Magical Musical Adventure VHS release
Diggstown VHS release
Raising Cain VHS release
Single White Female Columbia VHS release
January 29 The Muppet Movie Fox VHS re-release for Disney
The Great Muppet Caper Fox VHS re-release for Disney
Kuffs VHS release
February 10 Death Becomes Her VHS release
Stephen King's It VHS miniseries release
The Waterdance VHS release
February 17 Freejack VHS release
South Central VHS release
February 24 Stepmonster VHS release
Rapid Fire VHS release
Sneakers VHS release
Innocent Blood VHS release
Hurricane Smith VHS release
Honeymoon in Vegas VHS release
Cool World VHS release
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot VHS release
February 26 Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree Disney VHS re-releases; part of the Walt Disney Mini-Classics Collection
Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day
Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too
Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore
March 3 Of Mice and Men VHS release
Singles Warner Bros VHS release
Final Analysis Warner Bros VHS release
FernGully: The Last Rainforest FOX VHS re-release
September 28 Frenchman's Creek Paramount Special Edition VHS release
Ernest Saves Christmas VHS release
October 1 Aladdin Disney VHS release; part of The Classics
November 24 The Adventures of Huck Finn Disney VHS release
Cliffhanger VHS release
Life with Mikey VHS release
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Special Edition VHS release
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TV show releases[edit]

The following television shows were released on the following dates:

  • "Adventures in Odyssey" video - January 12
    • "Shadow of a Doubt"
  • "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bodaciously Big Adventures" series videos - February 10
    • "The Big Rip Off" (Bonus episode: "The Big Break In")
    • "The Big Blow Out" (Bonus episode: "Peking Turtles")
    • "The Big Zipp Attack" (Bonus episode: "Farewell, Lotus Blossom")
    • "The Big Cufflink Caper" (Bonus episode: "The Grybyx")
  • "The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventures" series videos - February 26
    • "A Whale of a Tale" (Bonus episode: "Urchin")
    • "Stormy the Wild Seahorse" (Bonus episode: "The Great Sebastian")
    • "Double Bubble" (Bonus episode: "Message in a Bottle")
  • "Goof Troop" videos - February 26
    • "Banding Together" (contains "Shake, Rattle & Goof" / "Close Encounters of the Weird Mime")
    • "Goin' Fishin'" (contains "Slightly Dinghy" / "Wrecks, Lies & Videotape")
    • "The Race is On!" (contains "Meanwhile, Back at the Ramp" / "Tub Be or Not Tub Be")
  • "Adventures in Wonderland" videos - March 26
    • "Hare-Raising Magic" (contains "Off The Cuffs" / "For Better or Verse")
    • "Helping Hands" (contains "Pop Goes The Easel" / "Techno Bunny")
    • "The Missing Ring Mystery" (contains "Pretzelmania" / "Noses Off")
  • "Darkwing Duck: His Favorite Adventures" series videos - March 26
    • "Darkly Dawns the Duck" / "Darkly Dawns the Duck" (uncut version)
    • "Justice Ducks Unite!" / "Just Us Justice Ducks" (Parts 1 & 2)
    • "Comic Book Capers" (Bonus episode: "A Brush with Oblivion")
    • "Birth of Negaduck!" (Bonus episode: "Tiff of the Titans")
  • "X-Men" videos - April 20
  • "Adventures in Odyssey" video - August 10
    • "Star Quest"
  • "Spot the Dog" videos - September 1
    • "Where's Spot?" (Also includes: "Spot's First Walk" / "Spot's Birthday Party" / "Spot Goes Splash!" / "Spot Finds a Key")
    • "Spot Goes to the Farm" (Also includes: "Spot Stays Overnight" (titled "Spot Sleeps Over" in the U.S.) / "Spot Goes to the Circus" / "Spot's Windy Day" / "Spot Goes to the Park")
  • "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" Christmas Series video - September 8
  • "Frosty the Snowman" Christmas Series video - September 8
  • "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" Christmas Series video - September 8
  • "The Little Drummer Boy"Christmas Series video - September 8
  • "Frosty Returns" Christmas Series video - September 8
  • "X-Men" videos - September 21
  • "Back to the Future" videos - September 22
    • "Batter Up" / "Time Waits for No Frog/Einstein's Adventure"
    • "Clara's Folks" / "Brothers"
    • "Dickens of a Christmas" / "Roman Holiday (a.k.a. Swing Low Sweet Chariot Race)"
  • "Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen" video - September 28
    • "Our First Video" (7 Songs includes: I am the Cute One / No One Tells the President What to do / Brother for Sale / One Buffalo, Two Buffali / Identical Twins / Mom's Song (We Think We'll Help You) / Peanut Butter)
  • "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" videos - October 19
  • "Exosquad: Fall of the Human Empire" series videos - October 20
    • "Pirate Scourge"
    • "Blitzkrieg" & "Resist"
    • "Seeds of Deception" & "Hidden Terrors"
  • "Fievel's American Tails" videos - October 20
    • "The Gift" / "A Case of the Hiccups"
    • "The Legend of Mouse Hollow" / "Babysitting Blues"
    • "The Lost Mother Lode" / "That's What Friends Are For"
  • "The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventures" series videos - November 5, 1993
    • "Ariel's Gift" (contains "Red" / "Trident True")
    • "In Harmony" (Bonus episode: "Charmed")
  • "X-Men" videos - November 16
  • "Back to the Future" videos - November 24
    • "Forward to the Past" / "Verne Hatches an Egg"
    • "Go Fly A Kite" / "Hill Valley Brown-Out"
    • "A Friend In Need" / "The Money Tree"
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Direct-to-video VHS releases[edit]

The following shows were released on video cassette on these following dates:

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Documentary Home Video Releases[edit]

Released on Argentina/Chile[edit]

Video Chile: ADV Garantía Original Video[edit]

Walt Disney Home Video[edit]

Fox Video[edit]

MGM/UA Home Video[edit]

CIC Video[edit]

Columbia Pictures[edit]


  1. ^ DVD Development History – Accessed 8 April 2011
  2. ^ "Video CD (1993 – 2000s)". Museum of Obselete Media. 1993. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 

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