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.
Last Episode02x13 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 …
Series Fun Facts
- According to David Mirkin, Chris Peterson is based on Dennis the Menace (1959) which is why Chris often wears striped shirts.
- The episodes "1977 2000," "Bad Fish", and "Clip Show" were taped in four days during the last week of production.
- 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…
[show]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.