Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 23, 1990
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
FOX TV Network
Genre

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Get a Life

Chris Peterson is a 30-year-old man who has never grown up. This is evident in his lack of ambition, the fact that he's living over his parents' garage, and maybe most apparent in his job as a paperboy. Hilarity ensues as Chris interacts with his family and friends while trying to avoid as much responsibility as possible.

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Last Episode

02x13 Clip Show Aired: Mar. 08, 1992

While on his first jet airplane flight, Chris falls out, and is disappointed when his life flashes before his eyes and it only covers the past …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 35 episodes air between 1990 and 1992.

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Series Fun Facts

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  • The newspaper bag on Chris' bike is the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
  • The series was briefly rerun on USA Network in 2000. But all of the songs including the theme song "Stand" by R.E.M. were replaced with generic music due to licensing issues. When David…
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    The series was briefly rerun on USA Network in 2000. But all of the songs including the theme song "Stand" by R.E.M. were replaced with generic music due to licensing issues. When David Mirkin saw the episodes, he demanded that they be removed. Music licensing issues are what prevented the complete series from being released on DVD until 2012.
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  • According to David Mirkin, he pitched the show to Fox executives as being similar to Big in order to get them to greenlight it.
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