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The following events occurred in 2001.

Paper money

Denomination/series year Prevalence
$1-A (1998)
Series 1995 $1

About 24% as of January 1, 2001; less than 1% as of July 2001

All $1 bills printed from March (at the BEP headquarters) or April (at the Western Currency Facility) through December 2000 remained in circulation all year.

$1-A (2000)
Series 1999 $1

About 76% as of January 1, 2001; at least 99% as of July 2001

$2-F (1996)
Series 1995 $2

About 10~20% (the majority was still Series 1976)

$5-F (1995)
Series 1995 $5

About 64% as of January 1, 2001; about 24% as of December 31, 2001

All $5 bills printed from May 1999 through January 2000 remained in circulation all year.

$5-B (2000)
Series 1999 $5

About 36% as of January 1, 2001; about 76% as of December 31, 2001

$10-G (1998)
Series 1995 $10

About 64% as of January 1, 2001; about 22% as of December 31, 2001

All $10 bills printed from July through December 1999 remained in circulation all year.

$10-L (2001)
Series 1999 $10

About 36% as of January 1, 2001; about 78% as of December 31, 2001

$20-D (2000)
Series 1996 $20

About 52% as of January 1, 2001; about 43% as of December 31, 2001

All $20 bills printed from July 1999 (June for the Philadelphia bills) through March 2000 remained in circulation all year.

$20-B (2002)
Series 1999 $20
About 48% as of January 1, 2001; about 57% as of December 31, 2001
$50-L (1999)
Series 1996 $50

At least 99%

All $50 bills printed from February 1998 through December 1999 remained in circulation all year.

$100-K (1997)
Series 1996 $100

At least 99% as of January 1, 2001; about 91% as of December 31, 2001

All $100 bills printed from February 1996 (January for the New York bills) through July 1999 remained in circulation all year.

$100-F (2001)
Series 1999 $100
About 9% as of December 31, 2001

Carryovers

Logos

Movie industry
Walt Disney Pictures (1990)
Walt Disney Pictures
Paramount (1995)
Paramount Pictures
Universal (1999)
Universal Pictures
Columbia Pictures (1993)
Columbia Pictures
20th Century Fox (1994)
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Warner Bros. Pictures (1999)
Warner Bros. Pictures
Tristar Pictures (1993)
TriStar Pictures
Touchstone Pictures (1986)
Touchstone Pictures
DreamWorks SKG (1997)
DreamWorks SKG
Terrestrial television networks
NBC logo
NBC
Cbs-logo
CBS
American Broadcasting Company Logo
ABC
PBS (1998)
PBS
PBS Kids Logo
PBS Kids
Fox logo
FOX
TheWB95
WB Network
UPN logo
UPN
Cable television networks
HBO logo
HBO
Showtime logo 1997
Showtime
The Movie Channel 2000
The Movie Channel
Cinemax logo 1997
Cinemax
Disney Channel 1997
Disney Channel
Toon Disney
Toon Disney
Nickelodeon Logo
Nickelodeon
Nick GAS
Nick GAS
Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
TBS Superstation logo 1999
TBS
TNT logo 1999
TNT
Boomerang logo
Boomerang
Fox Family 2000 logo
Fox Family Channel
GSN 1997
Game Show Network
Television production companies
Walt Disney Television (1985)
Walt Disney Television
Paramount Television (1995)
Paramount Television
Universal Television (1997)
Universal Television
Columbia Tristar Television (1996)
Columbia TriStar Television
20th Century Fox Television (1998)
20th Century Fox Television
Warner Bros. Television (1994)
Warner Bros. Television
WGBH Boston (1993)
WGBH Boston
DiC (1990)
DiC Entertainment
Britt Allcroft (1989)
The Britt Allcroft Company
KingWorld (1998)
KingWorld
Buena Vista Television (1997)
Buena Vista Television
Nickelodeon Productions (1997)
Nickelodeon Productions
20th Television (1994)
20th Television
4Kids Entertainment (1999)
4Kids Entertainment
Home video industry
Walt Disney Home Video (1991)
Walt Disney Home Video
Paramount Home Video (1995)
Paramount Home Video
Universal (1997)
Universal Studios Home Video
Columbia Tristar DVD (1999)
Columbia TriStar Home Video
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (1995-A)
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Warner Home Video (1997)
Warner Home Video
Disney Videos (1995)
Disney Videos (international only)
Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection Logo
Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection
Touchstone Home Video (1987)
Touchstone Home Video
Sony Wonder (1995)
Sony Wonder
Together Again Productions (1997)
Together Again Productions
Random House Home Video
Random House Home Video
Barney Home Video (1995)
Barney Home Video
Lyrick Studios (1998)
Lyrick Studios
Anchor Bay Entertainment (1998)
Anchor Bay Entertainment
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (1998)
DreamWorks Home Entertainment
Viz Video 1998
Viz Video

Movies

Box office totals
1 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope $460,998,007
2 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace $431,088,295
3 The Lion King $312,855,561
4 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi $309,306,177
5 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back $290,475,067
6 Home Alone $285,761,243
7 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (as of January 1) $251,628,905
8 Toy Story 2 $245,852,179
9 Ghostbusters $238,632,124
10 Toy Story $191,796,233
11 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $173,585,516
12 A Bug's Life $162,798,565
13 Pocahontas $141,579,773
14 The Mask $119,938,730
15 Hook $119,654,823
16 Ghostbusters II $112,494,738
17 The Hunchback of Notre Dame $100,138,851
18 Pokemon The First Movie $85,744,662
19 The Goonies $61,389,680
20 Pokemon The Movie 2000 $43,758,684
21 The Aristocats $35,452,658
22 Matilda $33,459,416
23 The Wizard of Oz (1998 re-issue only) $14,817,226
24 My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) $5,958,456
Non-Disney movies on VHS
Starwarstrilogy2000
Star Wars Trilogy
Goonies vhs
The Goonies
Starwarsi vhs
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Also available on DVD
Wizardofoz dvd
The Wizard of Oz
Ghostbusters dvd
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters2 dvd
Ghostbusters II
Homealone dvd
Home Alone
Hook dvd
Hook
Homealone2
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Themask dvd
The Mask
Matilda dvd
Matilda
Pokemonmovie dvd
Pokémon: The First Movie
Pokemonmovie2000 dvd
Pokémon: The Movie 2000
Disney movies on VHS
Homewardbound2
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
Also available on DVD
Homewardbound dvd
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
101dalmatians 1998dvd
101 Dalmatians
Abugslife sedvd
A Bug's Life: Collector's Edition
Tarzan dvd
Tarzan
Mulan 2000
Mulan
Pinocchio 2000
Pinocchio
Thearistocats 2000
The Aristocats
Foxandthehound 2000
The Fox and the Hound
Thethreecaballeros dvd
The Three Caballeros
Saludosamigos
Saludos Amigos
Makeminemusic
Make Mine Music
Melodytime dvd
Melody Time
Pocahontas 2000
Pocahontas
Funandfancyfree dvd
Fun and Fancy Free
Agoofymovie 2000
A Goofy Movie
Aliceinwonderland 2000
Alice in Wonderland
Marypoppins 2000
Mary Poppins
Robinhood 2000
Robin Hood
Therescuersdownunder 2000
The Rescuers Down Under
Abugslife 2000
A Bug's Life
Hercules 2000
Hercules
Pocahontasii 2000
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World
Littlemermaid2 dvd
The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
Theblackcauldron 2000
The Black Cauldron
Ichabodandmrtoad 2000
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
Jamesandthegiantpeach dvd
James and the Giant Peach
Toystory 2000
Toy Story
Toystory2 dvd
Toy Story 2
Mickeysonceuponachristmas 2000
Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas
Fantasia dvd
Fantasia
Fantasia2000 dvd
Fantasia 2000
Disney's Sing-Along Songs
Dsas heighho(3)
Heigh Ho
Disney zipadeedoodah vhs
Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
Dsas youcanfly(3)
You Can Fly
Dsas barenecessities(3)
The Bare Necessities
Dsas underthesea(2)
Under the Sea
Dsas disneylandfun(2)
Disneyland Fun
Dsas ilovetolaugh(2)
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
Dsas beourguest(2)
Be Our Guest
Dsas friendlikeme
Friend Like Me
Dsas 12daysofchristmas(2)
The Twelve Days of Christmas
Verymerrychristmassongs(3)
Very Merry Christmas Songs
Dsas circleoflife
Circle of Life
Dsas campoutatwdw
Campout at Walt Disney World
Dsas letsgotothecircus
Let's Go to the Circus!
Dsas beachpartyatwdw
Beach Party at Walt Disney World
Dsas colorsofthewind
Colors of the Wind
Dsas topsyturvy
Topsy Turvy
Dsas pongoandperdita
Pongo & Perdita
Dsas honortousall
Honor to Us All
Dsas happyhaunting
Happy Haunting Party at Disneyland
Fliksmusicaladventure
Flik's Musical Adventure at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Television

Program title Network Broadcast date/time(s) No. of seasons
Wheeloffortune 1997
Wheel of Fortune
First-run syndication
(Season 18 on weekdays, Season 17 on weekends)
7:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. 18
2000title
Jeopardy!
First-run syndication
(Season 17 on weekdays, Season 16 on weekends)
7:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. 17
Fullhouse 1993
Full House
  • Off-network syndication
  • TBS Superstation
8
AOSTH
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
Toon Disney 1
SonicChristmasBlast
Sonic Christmas Blast
Toon Disney N/A
LegendsoftheHiddenTemple
Legends of the Hidden Temple
Nick GAS 3
Kidsongslogo1997
The Kidsongs Television Show
PBS 3
Allthat
All That
Nickelodeon 6
ArthurLogo
Arthur
PBS 5
Pokemon Logo
Pokémon
Kids' WB
(on WB Network)
3
Amandashow Nickelodeon 2
Also available on VHS
Kidsongs1997 macdonaldsfarm
Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
Kidsongs1997 carsboatstrainsplanes
Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
Kidsongs1997 daywiththeanimals
Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals
Kidsongs1997 whatiwanttobe
Kidsongs: What I Want to Be!
Kidsongs1997 dayatthecircus
Kidsongs: A Day at the Circus
Kidsongs1997 dayatcamp
Kidsongs: A Day at Camp
Kidsongs1997 rollercoaster
Kidsongs: Ride the Roller Coaster
Kidsongs1997 verysillysongs
Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs
Kidsongs1997 christmas
Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Kidsongs1997 playalongsongs
Kidsongs: Play Along Songs
Kidsongs1995 talktotheanimals
Kidsongs: If We Could Talk to the Animals
Kidsongs1997 countrysingalong
Kidsongs: Country Sing-Along
Kidsongs1997 bopwiththebiggles
Kidsongs: Boppin' with the Biggles
Kidsongs1997 putonashow
Kidsongs: Let's Put on a Show!
Kidsongs babyanimalsongs
Kidsongs: Baby Animal Songs
Kidsongs icandance
Kidsongs: I Can Dance!
Kidsongs icandoit
Kidsongs: I Can Do It!
Kidsongs billysbirthday
Kidsongs: Billy's Birthday
Kidsongs meetthebiggles
Kidsongs: Meet the Biggles
Barneylive vhscover
Barney Live! in New York City
Barneyinconcert2000
Barney & the Backyard Gang: Barney in Concert
Barney alphabetzoo1999
Barney's Alphabet Zoo
Barney imaginationisland1999
Barney's Imagination Island
Barneysongs vhs
Barney Songs
Barney talentshow2000
Barney's Talent Show
Barney fun&games2000
Barney's Fun & Games
Barneys1234seasons
Barney's 1-2-3-4 Seasons
Barney onceuponatime1999
Barney's Once Upon a Time
Barney sensesationalday1999
Barney's Sense-Sational Day
Barney musicalscrapbook2000
Barney's Musical Scrapbook
ThomasGetsTricked VHS
Thomas Gets Tricked and Other Stories
JamesLearnsaLesson 2001VHS
James Learns a Lesson and Other Stories
TrustThomas 1995VHS
Trust Thomas and Other Stories
ThomasGetsBumped VHS
Thomas Gets Bumped and Other Stories
ThomasPercy&theDragon 1995VHS
Thomas, Percy and the Dragon and Other Stories
Daisy VHS
Daisy and Other Thomas Stories
JamesGoesBuzzBuzz VHS
James Goes Buzz Buzz and Other Thomas Stories
Percy'sGhostlyTrick VHS
Percy's Ghostly Trick and Other Thomas Stories
ThomasChristmasParty VHS
Thomas' Christmas Party and Other Stories
RustytotheRescue VHS
Rusty to the Rescue and Other Thomas Stories
Thomas&theSpecialLetter VHS
Thomas and the Special Letter and Other Stories
Thomas&HisFriendsHelpOut VHS
Thomas and His Friends Help Out
TheGallantOldEngine 2001VHS
The Gallant Old Engine and Other Thomas Stories
ThomasSingAlong&Stories VHS
Thomas: Sing-Along and Stories
ThomasMeetstheQueen VHS
Thomas Meets the Queen and Other Stories
Thomas&HisFriendsGetAlong 2000VHS
Thomas and His Friends Get Along
ThomasComestoBreakfast 2000VHS
Thomas Comes to Breakfast
ABigDayForThomas VHS
A Big Day for Thomas
CrankyBugs VHS
Cranky Bugs and Other Thomas Stories
RacesRescuesandRunaways VHS
Races, Rescues and Runaways
10YearsofThomas
10 Years of Thomas
SpillsandChills VHS
Spills and Chills and Other Thomas Thrills
MakeSomeoneHappy VHS
Makes Someone Happy and Other Thomas Adventures
ThomasChristmasWonderland VHS
Thomas' Christmas Wonderland

Arthur videos from Sony Wonder:


  1. Arthur's Eyes / Francine's Bad Hair Day
  2. Arthur's Pet Business / D.W. the Copycat
  3. Arthur Writes a Story / Locked in the Library!
  4. Arthur's Teacher Trouble / Arthur's Spelling Trubble
  5. D.W.'s Imaginary Friend / Arthur's Lost Library Book
  6. Arthur's Baby / D.W.'s Baby
  7. Arthur's New Puppy / Buster's Dino Dilemma
  8. Arthur's Chicken Pox / Arthur and the True Francine
  9. D.W.'s Blankie / The Perfect Brother
  10. Arthur's First Sleepover / Arthur's Lost Dog
  11. D.W. Rides Again / Arthur's Cousin Catastrophe
  12. Arthur Makes the Team / Meek for a Week
  13. Arthur's Tooth / Sick as a Dog
  14. D.W., the Picky Eater / Buster and the Daredevils
  15. Arthur's Birthday / Buster's New Friend
  16. Arthur's TV-Free Week / Night Fright
  17. Arthur's Computer Adventure / Arthur vs. the Piano
  18. Arthur's Family Vacation / Grandpa Dave's Old Country Farm
  19. Arthur Gets Lost / Arthur Cleans Up
  20. Arthur's Treasure Hunt / The Chips are Down
  21. Arthur's Famous Friends
  22. Arthur Goes to Hollywood
  23. Arthur's Scary Stories
  24. Arthur's Perfect Christmas
Also available on DVD
Pokemon vol1
Pokémon: I Choose You!
Pokemon vol2
Pokémon: The Mystery of Mount Moon
Pokemon vol3
Pokémon: The Sisters of Cerulean City
Pokemon vol4
Pokémon: Poké-Friends
Pokemon vol5
Pokémon: Thunder Shock!
Pokemon vol6
Pokémon: Seaside Pikachu!
Pokemon vol7
Pokémon: Psychic Surprise
Pokemon vol8
Pokémon: Primeape Problems
Pokemon vol9
Pokémon: Fashion Victims
Pokemon vol10
Pokémon: Fighting Tournament
Pokemon vol11
Pokémon: The Great Race
Pokemon vol12
Pokémon: Pikachu Party
Pokemon vol13
Pokémon: Wake Up Snorlax!
Pokemon vol14
Pokémon: Jigglypuff Pop
Pokemon vol15
Pokémon: Charizard!!
Pokemon vol16
Pokémon: Totally Togepi
Pokemon vol17
Pokémon: Picture Perfect
Pokemon vol18
Pokémon: Water Blast
Pokemon vol19
Pokémon: Our Hero Meowth
Pokemon vol20
Pokémon: The Final Badge
Pokemon vol21
Pokémon: The Po-Ké Corral!
Pokemon vol22
Pokémon: Hang Ten, Pikachu
Pokemon vol23
Pokémon: Show Time!
Pokemon vol24
Pokémon: Into the Arena

For Kidsongs, a complete collection set comprising of all 23 videos, including those that Kid Vision and Sony Wonder didn't re-distribute, was offered for $150 late this year on the Kidsongs website.

After 2001, Lyrick Studios, the now former distributor of Barney & Friends, was sold to HiT Entertainment. As a result, all videos that Lyrick Studios previously sold ran out of print.

Video Games

N64 logo
Sm64
Super Mario 64
Mk64
Mario Kart 64
Dkr
Diddy Kong Racing
Yoshisstory
Yoshi's Story
Marioparty
Mario Party
Ssb
Super Smash Bros.
Dk64
Donkey Kong 64
Marioparty2
Mario Party 2
Pokemonstadium
Pokémon Stadium
Kirby64
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
For Windows 95/98 PCs
Sonicr windows
Sonic R
Mlp cdrom
My Little Pony: Friendship Gardens
Gameboycolor logo
Wario2 PAL
Wario Land II
Pokemon-red
Pokémon (Red/Green/Blue)
Pokemon-blue Pokemon-yellow
Pokémon (Yellow)
Smbdx
Super Mario Bros. Deluxe
Pokemon-trading-card-game
Pokémon Trading Card Game
Warioland3
Wario Land 3
Dkc gbc
Donkey Kong Country
Sega Dreamcast
Sonicadventure
Sonic Adventure
Sonicshuffle
Sonic Shuffle

The developer of My Little Pony: Friendship Gardens, Hasbro Interactive, ceased operations in 2001, thus ending the run of the G2 ponies in the My Little Pony franchise.

Also after 2001, Sega stopped producing video game consoles and was now downgraded to a video game developer, the same rank as Kirby's HAL Laboratory.

Books

Harry Potter books currently on sale:

Harrypotter1 Harrypotter2 Harrypotter3 Harrypotter4

Pokémon books currently on sale:

Pokemon chapterbook1 Pokemon chapterbook2 Pokemon chapterbook3 Pokemon chapterbook4 Pokemon chapterbook5 Pokemon chapterbook6 Pokemon chapterbook7 Pokemon chapterbook8 Pokemon chapterbook9 Pokemon chapterbook10 Pokemon chapterbook11 Pokemon chapterbook12 Pokemon chapterbook13 Pokemon chapterbook14 Pokemon chapterbook15 Pokemon moviechapterbook Pokemon moviechapterbook2 Pokemon comicbook

Music

Disney albums currently on sale:

Classicdisneyvol1 Classicdisneyvol2 Classicdisneyvol3 Classicdisneyvol4 Classicdisneyvol5 Lionking soundtrack Pocahontas soundtrack Toystory ost Hunchbackofnotredame soundtrack Returntopriderock Abugslife soundtrack Toystory2 ost

Non-Disney albums currently on sale:

Barney album1 Barney album2 Themask mmp Wizardofoz soundtrack Kidsongs farmalbum Kidsongs carsalbum Kidsongs christmasalbum Kidsongs icandancealbum Kidsongs bigglesalbum Starwars1 soundtrack

Websites

Some notable websites in use this year include:

What's new for 2001

Month unknown
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Warner Bros. Pictures (2001) Warner Bros. Television (2001)

For three years, Warner Bros. was an AOL Time Warner company.

TNT logo 2003

TNT also changed its logo.

Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment (2001) Columbia Tristar Domestic Television (2001)

Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment became the new name for Columbia TriStar Home Video, and Columbia TriStar Domestic Television was the new name for Columbia TriStar Television.

The Incredible World of DiC (2001)

The Incredible World of DiC was the new name for DiC Entertainment in its last seven years.

New websites include:

January

Petesdragon 2001

Pete's Dragon was released on DVD on January 16.

Pokemon chapterbook16 Pokemon vol25 Pokemon vol26

The last Pokémon chapter book for the Orange Islands hit bookstores, and there were two more Pokémon DVDs.

After the Indigo League season, Viz Video and 4Kids decided to jump straight to releasing Season 3 rather than releasing the Orange Islands on DVD (or, at all, on VHS). The first volume of this season was released on March 27.

February

Papermario

Paper Mario was released on February 5.

ThomasTracksideTunes VHS

Thomas' Trackside Tunes was released this month on VHS.

Ladyandthetramp2 dvd

Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure was released on February 27.

Disneysgreatest vol1 Disneysgreatest vol2

Two Disney soundtrack albums, Disney's Greatest: Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, replacing the Classic Disney: 60 Years of Musical Magic titles.

March

Swordinthestone 2001 Bedknobsandbroomsticks 2001

The Sword in the Stone and Bedknobs and Broomsticks were the last films to be part of the Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection.

April

102dalmatians dvd

102 Dalmatians, the sequel to the live action 101 Dalmatians, hit stores on April 3.

Kirbytiltntumble

Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble was the last Kirby game in the franchise's first generation.

May

Emperorsnewgroove dvd

The Emperor's New Groove was the last animated film to contain the gold Walt Disney Home Video logo, while some non-US countries had it as the first with this year's Walt Disney Home Entertainment logo.

Marioparty3

Mario Party 3 was released on May 7.

In May, the official Nintendo website (http://www.nintendo.com) was given an official makeover, to include new Game Boy Advance and GameCube titles.

Shrek Shrek soundtrack

DreamWorks Animation's flagship Shrek series began on May 18. There was also a soundtrack album for this film.

June

Oliver & Company was originally re-scheduled for a DVD release this month, but was delayed again, this time to 2002.

A teaser trailer for Ice Age was attached to select movies since this month.

Sonicadventure2

Sonic Adventure 2 was the last Sonic game for the Dreamcast.

Gameboyadvance logo

The Game Boy Advance was the successor to the Game Boy Color.

Sma

Super Mario Advance was the console's launch title.

July

BestofPercy DVD

Thomas & Friends: Best of Percy was released on VHS on July 24.

August

Walt Disney Home Entertainment (2001-A) Toon Disney Channel

The new Walt Disney Home Entertainment debuted on VHS, and Toon Disney also changed its logo.

Goonies dvd

The Goonies DVD, released on August 21, included 5.1 surround sound and anamorphic widescreen.

Mksc

Mario Kart: Super Circuit was the successor to Mario Kart 64.

September

Wheeloffortune 1997 2001title

The next seasons of these game shows premiered this month.

ArthurLogo

Arthur's sixth season premiered on PBS.

BestofThomas DVD

Thomas & Friends: Best of Thomas was the very first title released on DVD.

A Bug's Life made its television premiere on September 30. It aired on ABC, and was presented in HDTV format.

October

Snowwhite 2001 Dumbo 2001

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the very first Platinum Edition title from Walt Disney Home Entertainment. Dumbo's 60th Anniversary Edition was released two weeks later.

Starwarsi dvd

The October 16 DVD release of The Phantom Menace marks the debut of a Star Wars film on DVD. It also premiered on the Fox Network on November 25.

Winxppro Internet Explorer logo 6

On October 25, Microsoft Corporation released Windows XP and Internet Explorer 6. Windows XP also came with Windows Media Player 8.

November

Monstersinc Monstersinc ost

Monsters, Inc. premiered in theaters on November 2. Alongside it was its soundtrack album.

Shrek dvd

At the same time, Shrek was released on DVD and VHS.

Kirby soundtrack2001 Kirby soundtrack

Two Kirby anime soundtracks were released in Audio CD format exclusively in Japan.

Toy Story 2 made its television premiere on November 4. It aired on ABC, and was presented in HDTV format. The first Toy Story also aired there one week earlier.

ABC Family 2001

Fox Family Channel was replaced by ABC Family.

Harrypotter1 filmposter Harrypotter1 ost

The Harry Potter film series began with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone on November 16. Attached to this film was a teaser trailer for 20th Century Fox's Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.

A soundtrack album hit stores prior to the film's release.

Gamecube logo

The Nintendo GameCube was the successor to the Nintendo 64.

Luigi

Luigi's Mansion was the console's launch title.

Warioland4

Wario Land 4 was the only Wario game for the Game Boy Advance.

Grinchmovie dvd

How the Grinch Stole Christmas was released on DVD and VHS a year after it came out in theaters.

Thecatinthehat 2001vhs Lorax 2001vhs Drseussontheloose 2001vhs Hooberbloob 2001vhs Grinch vhs Pontoffelpock 2001vhs Grinchnight 2001vhs

Universal Studios Home Video re-released all Dr. Seuss specials on VHS.

The official Kidsongs website (http://www.kidsongs.com) was redesigned in November to introduce more new special offers for Kidsongs titles.

Because of inflation rates, Jeopardy! complied to this by raising the dollar figures by doubling them in both rounds. As of November 26, 2001, they are now $200–$1,000 in the first round and $400–$2,000 in Double Jeopardy!

December

Ssbm

Super Smash Bros. Melee, was not only the second SSB game, but also one of the earliest titles for the GameCube.

Totals

As of December 31, 2001:
Total movies released in theaters (out of 99) 27
Total movies released on VHS (out of 38) 26
Total movies released on DVD (out of 100) 20
Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 41) 40
Total Disney animated features released on DVD (out of 41) 30
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