CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)

TV Series  -   -  Action | Adventure | Comedy
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 59 users  
Reviews: write review

Anthology television series that aired unsold television pilots during the summer.

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Favorites of FantasticFest 2014

FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 234 titles
created 19 Apr 2012
 
a list of 236 titles
created 29 Mar 2013
 
a list of 10 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)

CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of CBS Summer Playhouse.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
1989   1988   1987  
2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael (played ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Brandon Lee, Michael Wong, Regina Kent
Laser Mission (1989)
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Mercenary Gold is sent from the CIA to seize the laser expert Braun in Cuba, before the KGB catches him. A recently stolen giant diamond could be used together with Braun's knowledge to ... See full summary »

Director: BJ Davis
Stars: Brandon Lee, Debi A. Monahan, Ernest Borgnine
Kung Fu: The Movie (TV Movie 1986)
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Kwai Chang Caine meets up with the father of the man he killed in China who seeks revenge using Caine's own illegitimate son.

Director: Richard Lang
Stars: David Carradine, Kerrie Keane, Mako
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Graduates of a Los Angeles high school in 1965 see America's culture and politics gradually change.

Director: Floyd Mutrux
Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Ricky Schroder, Kelli Williams
Crime Killer (1985)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The Crime Killer is a total action packed film with a handsome greek leading man, who is on a one on one crime fighting mission. Parts are funny, chase scenes which are different... See full synopsis »

Director: George Pan Andreas
Stars: Jamal Aladdin, John Ales, Charles Anderson
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan R. Betuel
Stars: John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck, Fisher Stevens
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A mysterious mirror is found hidden in a church orphanage, yet few realize its legacy of evil. When an innocent teen discovers that she is being stalked by her evil stepsister, the mirror's... See full summary »

Director: Jimmy Lifton
Stars: Tracy Wells, Roddy McDowall, Sally Kellerman
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Richard Holm
Stars: Mike Beck, Johan Holm, Zara Zetterqvist
Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Freddy, the dream serial-killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.

Stars: Robert Englund, Todd Allen, Sandahl Bergman
Police Story (1973–1977)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Brady, Mel Scott, Don Meredith
Ohara (1987–1988)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stars: Pat Morita, Robert Clohessy, Rachel Ticotin
Rough Trade (1992)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Director: Christopher Speidel
Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Billy Gatlin, John Paval
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Herself - Host / ... (6 episodes, 1987)
...
 Himself - Host / ... (6 episodes, 1987)
...
 David / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1989)
...
 Fran Grogan / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1989)
...
 Jonathan / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Mrs. Gladstone / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Miriam Flynn ...
 Betty / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Arthur (2 episodes, 1987)
...
 Gordon Purcell / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1989)
Dina Caroleo ...
 Dance Contestant / ... (2 episodes, 1987)
...
 Captain / ... (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
Michael McNab ...
 Guard (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
Edit

Storyline

Anthology television series that aired unsold television pilots during the summer.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 June 1987 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Tim and Daphne Reid acted as host during the first season, introducing each pilot. Viewers were also encouraged to call a 1-800 number at the end of each episode, to voice their preference. After the first season neither a host or 1-800 number were featured. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
PLEASE,PLEASE,PLEAS E.HELP ME!! familiariv
'Sniff' cristinamikel
Discuss CBS Summer Playhouse (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?