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All That's first season ran on April 16, 1994 as a special preview, but officially ran from December 24, 1994 to April 1, 1995. The first season began in 1994-1995 with the pilot and 14 episodes.[1][2] On April 16, 1994, Nickelodeon aired The All That Pilot, which was the beginning of Season 1, The beginning of The "Golden Era", and the start of The All That series.

After You Can't Do That on Television ended production in 1990, Nickelodeon had interest in creating another sketch comedy series for the network. The network debuted another sketch show called Roundhouse in 1992. After the shows debut Nickelodeon asked Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins to create a new show. The network wanted a show that was similar to Saturday Night Live, but for kids. Joe Davola, Kevin Kopelow, Dan Schneider and Heath Seifert were brought on as producers and were a major part of the writing force for the show.

Producers went on a search to finds kids to join the cast after the network greenlighted the show. Angelique Bates, Lori Beth Denberg, Katrina Johnson, Kel Mitchell, Alisa Reyes, Josh Server, and Kenan Thompson were hired. Bates got a call from her agent about the show in late 1992. She auditioned by doing an impression of Steve Urkel, which she would get to do various times on the show. Denberg was discovered by producers at a drama competition; she was invited to audition and got the gig. Johnson, Mitchell, Reyes, Server, and Thompson went through a series of auditions to get on the show.

In 1994, Nickelodeon canceled Roundhouse and aired the pilot on April 16 of the same year. The show featured producer Kevin Kopelow as the stage manager which the cast members do something bad to him constantly, exclusively during the cold opens. The first season was broadcast from Orlando, Florida.[3] The show's cold openings featured the cast in a green room and their departure from the room. To resemble Saturday Night Live, producers added the segment Vital Information which would be featured in every episode just like SNL's Weekend Update segment. Producers bumped Denberg up to anchor the segment.

The theme song for All That was performed by TLC. The intro features the entire cast in an alleyway. They are playing games and playing with a sheet with the All That logo on it. The cast jumps on unseen trampolines. The intro starts off with the announcer saying "Not quite live, but ready for prime time. Get Ready, get set, it's All That!" After that the song begins. It starts off with a sign of the word "Oh". The sign is held by Johnson. Then two people are shown playing racket ball in the alleyway. Then the cast is shown, their names are in bright red. Their first and last names are separated by a picture of the All That logo. The musical guest is shown after Thompson, the intro ends with a pan shot of the entire cast with the names of the producers flashing by.[4]

Action League Now! aired as part of the show for two shorts. More were planned, but then the show was moved to All That's first spin-off, KaBlam!.

For reasons unknown, Season 1 was not the first to air on The '90s Are All That, nor has it been confirmed whether it will even air in the future. Instead, the block began with Season 2, and the iTunes release has begun with Season 2 as well. Note, neither of the first 2 Seasons aired when The N aired the series in 2008, possibly due to music rights involved with the musical guests expiring.


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bold denotes Vital Information anchor

Episodes

Season # Series # Title Original Air-Date Code
1 "Da Brat" December 24, 1994 (1994-12-24) 101
*Green Room Kenan's Nervous: Kenan is so nervous before the show starts that he literally begins pouring with sweat.

*Cooking With Randy And Mandy: Randy (Kenan) and Mandy (Angelique) host their own cooking show, where they teach their audience the benefits of cooking with chocolate.
*Earboy (Josh) is very unpopular at school. Probably because his ears are the size of Mars. But once he gets an earring in that huge ear of his, popularity becomes his.
*Dr. K (Kel) is joined by Bill Cosby (Kenan) and together they answer parents' questions about their kids. Most of Cosby's advice pertains to giving children lots of "yellow puddin'".
*Vital Information with Lori Beth Denberg
*Good Burger: Ed (Kel) is a bad cashier at Good Burger. He messes up a girl's (Katrina) order, takes a sip of a girl's (Alisa) shake, and asks a girl if there is anything up his nose.
*More Vital Information.
*The cast members want to get Da Brat's autograph before she performs, but not on paper. They want it on their underwear, their hamburger, and even their grandmother
*Musical Guest: Da Brat - "Fa All Y'all"

2 2 "TLC" January 7, 1995 (1995-01-07) 102
*Green Room No One's Ready: Kevin must get the cast members to the stage in six minutes, as the show is about to begin. Unfortunately, all of the kids are busy-Lori Beth is talking on the phone, Alisa is on a treadmill, Kenan is sleeping, Angelique is counting over fifty thousand jelly beans, Josh and Kel are in a hot tub, and Katrina is handcuffed to some stairs. Kevin thinks his job is lost, but suddenly, everyone rushes out, completely ready to go.

*Ishboo's New Family: A foreign exchange student named Ishboo (Kenan) comes to live with a new American family. While there, he demonstrates some of his strange customs, including hiding behind furntiture when someone sneezes, sticking your faces into bowls of creamed corn, and having parents wrestle each other outside.
*Vital Information with Lori Beth Denberg
*Lemonade Scammer: Little Katrina scams a runner (Josh) out of his money by charging extra for a cup, ice, and sugar.
*The Adventures of Superdude: Little Sally (Katrina) is trapped in the bathroom-but have no fear, for Superdude (Kenan) is here to save the day! He quickly destroys the door, freeing Sally. Sally's mother (Lori Beth) offers Superdude some brownies as a reward-but they cause him to collapse, as they are made with milk! Suddenly, Superdude's arch-enemy Milkman (Josh) comes in. He threatens Superdude with the power of individually sliced yellow American cheese! Little Sally comes to the rescue and eats the cheese, leaving Superdude to trap Milkman in a closet.
*Lemonade Scammer: When a girl (Alisa) doesn't want to buy Little Katrina's lemonade, she offers her some free peanuts instead. The girl happily eats the peanuts...which were soaked in jalepeno pepper juice! Katrina charges a hefty price to help the girl.
*Mavis and Clavis stumble into TLC's dressing room. While there, they teach the girls a new song-Creep.
*Musical guest: TLC - "Creep"
*Lemonade Scammer: After their performance, the girls of TLC are thirsty, so they decide to buy some lemonade. Katrina charges them only twenty-five cents...and then proceeds to shove her pitcher off the lemonade stand. Katrina sobs hysterically thinking that TLC broke the pitcher, and claims that the pitcher cost $700! She takes a credit card from TLC and calls it a day.

3 3 "IMx" January 14, 1995 (1995-01-14) 103
*Green Room-The Scary Story: The cast tells a scary story before the show, about a terrifying monster with a dangling eyeball and a pickle for a nose. No one is that scared...until the monster himself shows up to finish the story!

*Teenage secret agent Jimmy Bond (Josh) must defeat Coldfinger (Kenan), a villain with a frozen finger from a milkshake machine incident. Coldfinger seeks revenge against the world and plans to blow up fast food restaurants with explosive hamburger meat. Luckily, he is too obsessed with pointing out his finger to actually do anything, and the world is saved. - *Good Burger is selling a brand new item, Good Weenies. If only Ed doesn't mess it up!
*Vital Information with Lori Beth Denberg
*A hairdresser tells Kenan that she went to school for four years to learn how to cut hair. Kenan decides that he does not need school-how hard could cutting hair be? He practices on a sleeping audience member-a very large sleeping audience member, who seeks revenge on Kenan once he wakes up!
*More Vital Information
*Musical guests: Immature - "Constantly"

5 5 "Malcolm-Jamal Warner/Brandy" January 28, 1995 (1995-01-28) 105
*Green Room-The Liver Sketch: The cast members use fake excuses to escape doing a liver sketch.

Special Guest: Malcolm-Jamal Warner
*Ishboo joins Ms Fingerly's class and gives her a lesson that she will never forget.
*Vital Information with Lori Beth Denberg
*Earboy runs for student body president.
*Everyday French with Pierre Escargot
*The Laf-a-teria: A student keeps the kids from eating their lunch because every time he tells a joke they spill milk from their noses.
*Everyday French with Pierre Escargot
*Intro: Pierre Escargot introduces the musical guest in French.
*Musical Guest: Brandy - "Baby"

7 7 "Coolio" February 11, 1995 (1995-02-11) 107
*Green Room-The Psychic: Alisa's psychic tells her that something bad will happen on the show.

*Good Burger in Love: Ed falls in love with the new Good Burger trainee, Beth (Angelique)
*Vital Information with Lori Beth Denberg
*The Prize Inside: A family returns home from a trip to the grocery store and starts unpacking the groceries. They keep finding prizes inside all of the food, including sunglasses in the mayonnaise, a Jogman radio in the yogurt, and $36.30 in the lettuce!
*An audience vendor interrupts a pirate sketch.
*Baggin' Saggin' Barry: Barry saves the trip to the tennis match by using his baggy pants.
*Musical Guest: Coolio - "Fantastic Voyage"

10 10 "Blackstreet" March 4, 1995 (1995-03-04) 110
*Green Room-Costume Mix-Up: Kevin directs the cast to the wrong dressing rooms to change for the football sketch. Now the boys are all dressed as cheerleaders and the girls are dressed up in football uniforms.

*Kay (Angelique) gets more than she bargained for when her blind date turns out to be Ishboo.
*Vital Information with Lori Beth Denberg
*Lori Beth is taking driver's ed and her instructor is none other than Coach Kreeton. It's Coach vs. Student as Lori Beth upsets and wounds Kreeton in ways he can't understand.
*They're plastic, they're spastic, they're utterly fantastic. They're Action League Now! Today's episode: "I've Been Working On De-Rail Road." The Action League team investigates a rash of railroad wrecks.
*Miss Fingerly in "The Missing Eraser": Miss Fingerly's eraser has gone missing. As she turns her back to search for it, her students proceed to steal everything in the classroom, only to stop whenever she turns around again. She finally catches on when the students steal her wig!
*Kreeton shouts out his window at some noisy nearby birds, until one dives through the window and pecks his face!
*Ishboo sneaks his way past a security guard in order to sit in the audience for Blackstreet.
*Musical Guest: Blackstreet - "Love's In Need"

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