Great Scott! (TV series)

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Great Scott!
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (7 unaired) (list of episodes)
Camera setup Single camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Castle Rock Entertainment
Original channel Fox
Original release October 4 – November 29, 1992

Great Scott! is an American sitcom starring Toby Maguire and Kevin Connolly that aired on Fox Television from October 4, 1992 to November 29, 1992. It was created by Tom Gammill and Max Pross and produced by Castle Rock Entertainment.


The show centered around 15-year-old Scott Melrod (Maguire), a freshman at Taft High School,[1] and his vivid imagination.[2] When Scott would imagine things the show would transition into the situation being imagined. Kevin Connolly played Scott's best friend.



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Pilot" Brad Silberling October 4, 1992 (1992-10-04)
Scott's dream date decides to give him another chance.
2 "Hair Scare" Brd Silberling October 18, 1992 (1992-10-18)
Scott tries to change his attitude to impress a rebellious girl, and she takes him to the beauty salon where she works to change his look. After Scott's mother shows up as a customer, the girlfriend gets fired for not scheduling her. Scott is then forced to decide which woman is more important in his life when the girlfriend is going to egg his mother's party in revenge.
3 "Choir Mire" Brad Silberling October 25, 1992 (1992-10-25)
After flunking out of an advanced class, Scott tries to get into a new class, but is beset by problems. Eventually he is put into choir alongside his sister.
4 "Stone Moan" Niels Mueller November 1, 1992 (1992-11-01)
Scott becomes enemies with a math teacher when he defends a girl in math class.
5 "Stripe Gripe" Rick Berger November 8, 1992 (1992-11-08)
When Larry gets injured, Scott has to take over as mascot. A man working as a walkabout offers to be the mascot, to Scott's great relief.
6 "Pyrrhic Lyric" Andy Tennant November 29, 1992 (1992-11-29)
Scott gets an A in English class for a poem he wrote. Larry is convinced that Scott plagiarized the poem from the lyrics of a heavy metal song.
7 "Book Crook" Dean Parisot UNAIRED
8 "Vacation Tribulation" Brad Silberling UNAIRED
9 "Whatta Sloppy Photocopy" Matia Karrell UNAIRED
10 "Royal Toil" John Fortenberry UNAIRED
11 "Thief Grief" Alex Zamm UNAIRED
12 "Garage Barrage" Brad Silberling UNAIRED
13 "Date Bait" Gerald Hughes UNAIRED


  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 484. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 
  2. ^ TV Guide. "Great Scott! Episodes". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-10-22. 

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