Beauty and the Beast
(1987 — 1990)
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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
60 Minute Drama
Fantasy

ORIGINAL TRANSMISSION
1987 — 1990

BROADCASTER
CBS

SEASONS / EPISODES
3 Seasons / 56 Episodes

Fantasy series in which attorney Catherine Chandler (Linda Hamilton) meets the half-man, half-lion Vincent (Ron Perlman) in a hidden community beneath the streets of New York.

The series attracted a legion of fans, but a severe overdose of sentimentality meant that the Y chromosome ain't generally found in many of them. With apologies to any female readers of this page who also think it's vomit-inducing, self-indulgent garbage...
Novelisations
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast cover image
by Barbara Hambly
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Avon
  • 1989
Other Editions
Flag of Japan (Beauty and the Beast)
Cover image needed Japan / Paperback / Kadokawa Bunko / 1990

Flag of UK Beauty and the Beast
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Unwin / 1990 / 0044407416
Novelised Episode
Once Upon a Time in New York
Notes
  • Once Upon a Time in New York was the first episode of the series.
Beauty and the Beast: Masques

Masques cover image
by Ru Emerson
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Avon
  • 1990
Novelised Episodes
Arabesque / Masques / The Watcher
Beauty and the Beast: Song of Orpheus

Song of Orpheus cover image
by Barbara Hambly
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Avon
  • 1990
Novelised Episodes
Fever / Song of Orpheus / Shades of Gray