The show, set in Chicago, revolved around Webster Long, a seven-year-old Black orphan whose biological parents were recently killed in a car accident. He is then taken in by retired football star George Papadopolis with whom his late father played professional football in the 1970s, and his wife Katherine.
Last Episode06x25 Webtrek Aired: Mar. 10, 1989
Webster's video game transports him as the captain of the Enterprise from Star Trek: The next Generation.
Series Fun Facts
- Webster always referred Katherine Calder-Young Papadapolis as "Ma'am" because she wasn't his Mom, but that was the closest sounding to "Mom".
- Jerry Seinfeld was employed as a staff writer for exactly one week. None of his material made it to the air.
- Original title was "Another Ballgame" and then "Then Came You" before it was called "Webster".