Beauty and the Beast

  • 1987
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A cult fantasy about a lawyer who befriends---and eventually falls for---a kindly man-beast who lives in a subterranean world beneath New York City. Strange, moody and oddly romantic, the series had unusually loyal fans, but, alas, not enough of them and was gone within three years.

Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot Episode

First Aired: September 25, 1987

In the series pilot, corporate lawyer Catherine Chandler is attacked by thugs, and a kindly man-beast whisks her away to his subterranean world beneath Manhattan. Soon after, Catherine joins the DA's office and encounters her underground friend again when a case she's handling gets hairy. Deputy D.A.: Jay Acovone. Tom: Ray Wise. Edie: Ren Woods.

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  • Premiered: September 25, 1987
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A cult fantasy about a lawyer who befriends---and eventually falls for---a kindly man-beast who lives in a subterranean world beneath New York City. Strange, moody and oddly romantic, the series had unusually loyal fans, but, alas, not enough of them and w… (more)

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