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The following events occurred in 2002.

Paper money

Denomination/series year Prevalence
$1-A (2000)
Series 1999 $1

At least 99% as of January 1, 2002; about 68% as of December 31, 2002

All $1 bills printed from October 2000 (except the San Francisco bills) through December 2001 remained in circulation all year.

$1-H (2002)
Series 2001 $1
About 32% as of December 31, 2002
$2-F (1996)
Series 1995 $2

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

$5-F (1995)
Series 1995 $5

About 24% as of January 1, 2002; less than 1% as of May 2002

$5-B (2000)
Series 1999 $5

About 76% as of January 1, 2002; at least 99% as of May 2002; about 35% as of December 31, 2002

All $5 bills printed from May (April for the  through December 2001 remained in circulation all year.

$5-C (2002)
Series 2001 $5
About 65% as of December 31, 2002
$10-G (1998)
Series 1995 $10

About 22% as of January 1, 2002; less than 1% as of May 2002

$10-L (2001)
Series 1999 $10

About 78% as of January 1, 2002; at least 99% as of May 2002; about 39% as of December 31, 2002

All $10 bills printed from March through December 2001 remained in circulation all year.

$10-F (2002)
Series 2001 $10
About 61% as of December 31, 2002
$20-D (2000)
Series 1996 $20

About 43% as of January 1, 2002; about 17% as of December 31, 2002

All $20 bills printed from September 1999 (except the San Francisco bills) through March 2000 remained in circulation all year.

$20-B (2002)
Series 1999 $20

About 57% as of January 1, 2002 No $20 bills of this series were destroyed this year.

$20-K (2002)
Series 2001 $20
About 26% as of December 31, 2002
$50-L (1999)
Series 1996 $50

At least 99% as of January 1, 2002; about 94% as of December 31, 2002

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

$50-E (2004)
Series 2001 $50
About 6% as of December 31, 2002
$100-K (1997)
Series 1996 $100

About 91% as of January 1, 2002; about 78% as of December 31, 2002

All $100 bills printed from March 1996 (February for the Atlanta and Minneapolis bills) through July 1999 remained in circulation all year.

$100-F (2001)
Series 1999 $100
About 9% as of January 1, 2002; about 11% as of December 31, 2002
$100-B (2002)
Series 2001 $100
About 11% as of December 31, 2002

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 (2001)
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 2001
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 2003
TNT
Boomerang logo
Boomerang
ABC Family 2001
ABC Family
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 Domestic Television (2001)
Columbia TriStar Domestic Television
20th Century Fox Television (1998)
20th Century Fox Television
Warner Bros. Television (2001)
Warner Bros. Television
WGBH Boston (1993)
WGBH Boston
The Incredible World of DiC (2001)
The Incredible World of DiC
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 Entertainment (2001-A)
Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Paramount Home Video (1995)
Paramount Home Video
Universal (1997)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment (2001)
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
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 Entertainment (2002)
Touchstone Home Entertainment
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
HiT Entertainment (2001)
HiT Entertainment
Anchor Bay Entertainment (1998)
Anchor Bay Entertainment
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (1998)
DreamWorks Home Entertainment
FUNimation Productions (1996)
FUNimation Productions

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 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (as of January 1) $288,516,174
7 Home Alone $285,761,243
8 Shrek $267,665,011
9 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $260,044,825
10 Toy Story 2 $245,852,179
11 Ghostbusters $238,632,124
12 Monsters, Inc. (as of January 1) $237,466,244
13 Toy Story $191,796,233
14 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $173,585,516
15 A Bug's Life $162,798,565
16 Pocahontas $141,579,773
17 The Mask $119,938,730
18 Hook $119,654,823
19 Ghostbusters II $112,494,738
20 The Hunchback of Notre Dame $100,138,851
21 Pokemon The First Movie $85,744,662
22 The Goonies $61,389,680
23 Pokemon The Movie 2000 $43,758,684
24 The Aristocats $35,452,658
25 Matilda $33,459,416
26 The Wizard of Oz (1998 re-issue only) $14,817,226
27 My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) $5,958,456
Movies 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
Goonies dvd
The Goonies
Starwarsi dvd
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Shrek dvd
Shrek
Grinchmovie dvd
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
From Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Homewardbound dvd
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
Homewardbound2 dvd
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
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
Petesdragon 2001
Pete's Dragon
Ladyandthetramp2 dvd
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure
Swordinthestone 2001
The Sword in the Stone
Bedknobsandbroomsticks 2001
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
102dalmatians dvd
102 Dalmatians
Emperorsnewgroove dvd
The Emperor's New Groove
Snowwhite 2001
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Dumbo 2001
Dumbo

Television

Currently airing on syndication:

Fullhouse 1987 Wheeloffortune 1997 2001title

Currently airing on PBS:


ArthurLogo

Currently airing on Nickelodeon:

Allthat Amandashow

Legends of the Hidden Temple, along with all other old game shows, remained on Nick GAS.

Last aired on Toon Disney this year:

AOSTH

Dr. Seuss videos currently on sale:

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

Thomas & Friends videos currently on sale:

ThomasGetsTricked VHS JamesLearnsaLesson 2001VHS TrustThomas 1995VHS ThomasGetsBumped VHS ThomasPercy&theDragon 1995VHS Daisy VHS JamesGoesBuzzBuzz VHS Percy'sGhostlyTrick VHS RustytotheRescue VHS ThomasandtheSpecialLetter 2002VHS Thomas&HisFriendsHelpOut 2002VHS TheGallantOldEngine 2001VHS SingAlongandStories 2002VHS ThomasMeetstheQueen VHS Thomas&HisFriendsGetAlong 2000VHS ThomasComestoBreakfast 2000VHS ABigDayForThomas VHS CrankyBugs VHS RacesRescuesandRunaways VHS 10YearsofThomas SpillsandChills VHS MakeSomeoneHappy VHS ThomasChristmasWonderland VHS ThomasTracksideTunes VHS

Also on DVD:

BestofThomas DVD

All episodes from these videos came from Seasons 1-5.

Peanuts videos currently on sale:

Newyearcharliebrown 1996 Bemyvalentine 1997vhs Easterbeagle 1996 Snoopy vhs1 Snoopy vhs2 Snoopy vhs3 Snoopy vhs4 Snoopy vhs5 Snoopy vhs6 Snoopy vhs7 Snoopy vol8 Snoopy vol9 YoureaGoodManCharlieBrownVHS2 A Charlie Brown Celebration VHS Itsarborbay vhs Isthisgoodbye vhs Itsanadventure vhs Goodsportcharliebrown 1996 Itsamysterycharliebrown Whathavewelearned vhs

Also on DVD:

Greatpumpkin dvd CharlieBrownThanksgiving dvd Charliebrownchristmas DVD1

Arthur videos currently on sale 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

Pokémon DVDs currently on sale:

Pokemon vol1 Pokemon vol2 Pokemon vol3 Pokemon vol4 Pokemon vol5 Pokemon vol6 Pokemon vol7 Pokemon vol8 Pokemon vol9 Pokemon vol10 Pokemon vol11 Pokemon vol12 Pokemon vol13 Pokemon vol15 Pokemon vol16 Pokemon vol14 Pokemon vol17 Pokemon vol18 Pokemon vol19 Pokemon vol20 Pokemon vol21 Pokemon vol22 Pokemon vol23 Pokemon vol24 Pokemon vol25 Pokemon vol26

Video Games

N64 logo Gameboycolor logo Sega Dreamcast Gameboyadvance logo Gamecube logo

New games for the Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color and Sega Dreamcast were last produced in 2002.

A new add-on hardware for the Game Boy Advance called the "e-Reader" was released on September 16.

Mario, Yoshi and Wario video games currently on sale:

Sm64 Mk64 Yoshisstory Wario2 PAL Marioparty Smbdx Marioparty2 Warioland3 Papermario Marioparty3 Sma Mksc Luigi Warioland4

Sonic the Hedgehog video games currently on sale:

Sonicadventure Sonicshuffle Sonicadventure2

Donkey Kong video games currently on sale:

Dkr Dk64 Dkc gbc

Pokémon video games currently on sale:

Pokemon-red Pokemon-blue Pokemon-yellow Pokemonstadium Pokemon-trading-card-game

Other video games currently on sale:

Ssb Kirby64 Kirbytiltntumble Ssbm

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 chapterbook16 Pokemon moviechapterbook Pokemon moviechapterbook2 Pokemon handbook 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 Disneysgreatest vol1 Disneysgreatest vol2 Monstersinc 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 Shrek soundtrack Kirby soundtrack2001 Kirby soundtrack Harrypotter1 ost

Websites

Some notable websites in use this year include:

What's new for 2002

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

The following film and television industries changed their logos:

Sony Pictures Television (2002)

Sony Pictures Television (now the current name for Columbia TriStar Television)

Paramount 90th Anniversary (2002) Paramount Television (2002) Paramount DVD (2002)

Paramount (for its 90th anniversary)

Touchstone Pictures (2002) Touchstone Home Entertainment (2002)

Touchstone Pictures

TBS Superstations 2003

Cable network TBS Superstation

Disney Channel

Disney Channel

New websites this year include:

January

The Amanda Show aired its last season on Nickelodeon.

February

Sma2 Sonicadvance Sonicadventure2battle cover

Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 and Sonic Advance were released this month for the Game Boy Advance. In addition, Sonic Adventure 2 was re-released as "Sonic Adventure 2: Battle" for the GameCube.

Peterpan 2002

Peter Pan: Special Edition was released on DVD on February 12.

Mario GreatestMovieMoments Satam vhsrerelease1 Satam vhsrerelease2

One new Super Mario Bros. Super Show DVD, along with two previous Sonic the Hedgehog videos, hit stores on February 26.

March

BestofJames DVD

Thomas & Friends: Best of James was released on March 5.

Iceage

Ice Age was released in theaters on March 15.

Hunchbackofnotredame 2002

The Hunchback of Notre Dame made its DVD debut on March 19, after a long delay.

April

Homewardbound2 dvd

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco was released on DVD on April 23.

May

Kidsongs01 dvd Kidsongs10 dvd Kidsongs12 dvd Kidsongs20 dvd

Together Again Productions released four Kidsongs titles on DVD.

Winniethepooh 2002

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh made its DVD debut on May 7 for its 25th anniversary.

Oliver&company 2002

Oliver & Company made its DVD debut on May 14 after being delayed twice.

Starwars5

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones was released in theaters on May 16.

Harrypotter1 dvd

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone got a 2-disc special edition DVD on May 28.

June

Shrek began airing on HBO and Cinemax.

July

Kidsongs06 dvd Kidsongs14 dvd Kidsongs21 dvd Kidsongs22 dvd

Together Again Productions released four more Kidsongs titles on DVD.

BestofPercy DVD

Thomas & Friends: Best of Percy was released on DVD on July 23.

Greatmousedetective 2002

The Great Mouse Detective arrived on DVD on that same day.

August

Disneysgreatest vol3

The last of three Disney's Greatest audio CDs was released on August 22.

Sms

Super Mario Sunshine became the Nintendo GameCube's flagship video game since August 26.

September

Older episodes of Pokémon, starting with the Indigo League, moved to Cartoon Network.

PBS (2002)

PBS introduced the slogan "Be More" late in 2002.

Wheeloffortune 1997 2002title

The next seasons of these game shows premiered this month.

Kidsongs04 dvd Kidsongs11 dvd Kidsongs13 dvd Kidsongs18 dvd

Together Again Productions released another four Kidsongs titles on DVD.

Winxppro Internet Explorer logo 6

On September 9, the first service pack for Windows XP and Internet Explorer 6 were released online.

Titlescreen

In September 2002, Fox Kids was replaced by the FoxBox. One of the first shows to air there was Kirby: Right Back at Ya!.

Monstersinc dvd

The Monsters, Inc. DVD hit stores on September 17. Attached to it was a teaser trailer for Finding Nemo.

Spirited away

The English dubbed version of Spirited Away premiered in theaters on September 20.

Sma3

Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 was the next Super Mario Advance game of the series.

SaltysSecret DVD

Season 6 of Thomas & Friends began with Salty's Secret and Other Thomas Adventures.

October

ArthurLogo

Arthur's seventh season premiered on PBS.

Beautyandthebeast dvd

Beauty and the Beast followed Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in the Platinum Edition series on October 8.

Marioparty4

Mario Party 4 was the first Mario Party game for the GameCube.

November

Kidsongs02 dvd Kidsongs05 dvd Kidsongs09 dvd Kidsongs17 dvd

Together Again Productions released four more Kidsongs titles on DVD.

Sonicmegacollection

Sonic Mega Collection included many retro Sonic games into one.

Orangeislands DVD1 Kirby vol1

Pokémon: Adventures on the Orange Islands Part 1 and Kirby: Right Back at Ya! Vol. 1 both were released on November 12.

Starwarsii dvd Iceage 2discdvd

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones was released on DVD on November 12, followed by Ice Age on November 26.

Harrypotter2 filmposter Harrypotter2 ost

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone premiered on HBO and Cinemax, just a few days after the theatrical release of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

A soundtrack album was also available alongside the second Harry Potter movie.

December

Kirbynightmareindreamland

Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land, the first game of the franchise's second generation, was a Game Boy Advance remake of Kirby's Adventure.

Lionking imax

The Lion King was re-released exclusively to IMAX theaters on December 25.

As of December 31, 2002:
Total movies released in theaters 31
Total movies released on VHS 30
Total movies released on DVD 25
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