Get a Life (1990)
Starring: Elinor Donahue, Chris Elliott, Brian Doyle-Murray, Sam Robards, Wesley Jonathan, Bob Elliott, Robin Riker
- First Aired:
- September 23, 1990
- Air Day:
- Air Time:
- 30 Min
January 1, 1970
Ep: 0 Unaired Pilot
September 23, 1990
Ep: 1 Terror on the Hell Loop 2000
Chris talks Larry into taking the day off for the world premiere of the Hell Loop 2000, a 360 degree looped rollercoaster, where they get stuck at the top of the loop.
September 30, 1990
Ep: 2 The Prettiest Week of My Life
Chris decides to enter the exciting world of male modeling when he joins the Handsome Boy School of Modeling.
October 7, 1990
Ep: 3 Dadicus
Chris convinces his father to accompany him to the father-son competition at the annual newspaper boy picnic.
October 14, 1990
Ep: 4 A Family Affair
Sharon's sister, Charleen, comes to visit and she is taken with Chris' charm, much to Sharon's chagrin.
October 21, 1990
Ep: 5 Pile of Death
Chris tries to raise money to help save a playground, so he tries to set a world record by having the most things piled on top of him.
November 4, 1990
Ep: 6 Paperboy 2000
The newspaper fires all the paper boys and replaces them with the Paperboy 2000, a paper delivering robotic vehicle, so Chris challenges it in a paper delivering contest.
November 11, 1990
Ep: 7 Drivers License
There's a new waitress at the local diner, and Chris wants to take her out, but he needs to drive a car for the date. His problem is he never got a license.
November 18, 1990
Ep: 8 The Sitting
Chris becomes a house sitter in an old Victorian house that appears to be haunted.
December 2, 1990
Ep: 9 Bored Straight
While delivering papers in the bad side of town, Chris meets a group of young hoodlums and he decides to ""take back the streets"" by helping the kids.
December 16, 1990
Ep: 10 Zoo Animals on Wheels
Much to Sharon's dismay, Chris auditions for and gets the lead part in a local community theatre production of Andrew Todd Keller's musical Zoo Animals on Wheels.
January 6, 1991
Ep: 11 Roots
Chris finds proof that makes him think he is adopted, so he sets off to find his natural parents, an Amish couple.
February 3, 1991
Ep: 12 The Counterfeit Watch Story
Chris goes to work for the police in a sting operation after he buys a counterfeit watch, the Chrono-Sync 2000.
February 10, 1991
Ep: 13 Chris vs. Donald
At the family reunion Chris is still struggling to get out from under the shadow of his cousin.
February 24, 1991
Ep: 14 Chris Wins a Celebrity
Chris wins a weekend with his favorite talk show host, a contest the host first regrets he agreed to, but later Chris regrets he entered, when the host decides to stay.
March 10, 1991
Ep: 15 Houseboy 2000
After destroying her kitchen, Chris becomes Sharon's slave to work off the $2000 in damage and she also breaks his will.
March 24, 1991
Ep: 16 Married
During one day, Chris meets his soulmate, marries her and goes through an entire relationship with her.
March 31, 1991
Ep: 17 Camping 2000
Chris and Larry join Mr. Peterson on a camping trip, when Mr. Peterson manages to lose them, the hungry boys eat some berries that cause them to hallucinate.
April 7, 1991
Ep: 18 The Construction Worker Show
Chris becomes a construction worker with the men who are renovating his parents kitchen. When they tell him one of their trade secrets, Chris has a problem with their dishonesty.
April 21, 1991
Ep: 19 The Big City
Chris loses his wallet in the big city, and the big city give him the key to the city and other perks to make him feel better.
April 28, 1991
Ep: 20 Neptune 2000
When Chris was 12 he got a job as a paperboy so he could buy a submarine from the back of a comic book. Four to six hundred weeks later when the kit arrives, Chris and his father put it together; however when they embark on the sub's maiden... More
May 12, 1991
Ep: 21 The One Where Chris and Larry Switch Lives
Chris and Larry ignore an Indian curse and wind up switching places.
May 19, 1991
Ep: 22 Psychic 2000
Chris has a near death experience and is endowed with prescience and he sees a vision of Sharon being murdered.
November 9, 1991
Ep: 1 Chris Moves Out
Chris turns 31 and decides it's time to move out, so he goes in search of a new place to live and he moves into Gus' garage.
November 16, 1991
Ep: 2 Larry on the Loose
Larry takes off after to listening to Chris reminding him of everything wrong with his life. So Chris goes in search of Larry and when he fails, he goes in search of a new best friend.
November 23, 1991
Ep: 3 Meat Locker 2000
Chris and Sharon show their true feelings when they become trapped in a meat locker together.
November 30, 1991
Ep: 4 Health Inspector 2000
After finding a dead rat in his carton of milk, Chris decides to become a food inspector.
December 7, 1991
Ep: 5 Chris Gets His Tonsils Out
Chris must deal with the fact he is ready to undergo ""major"" surgery and he begins by trying to make peace with Sharon.
December 14, 1991
Ep: 6 Prisoner of Love
When his pen-pal gets released from prison, she comes to stay with Chris. She takes him hostage when the police come after her when she starts criminal activities under Chris' nose.
December 21, 1991
Ep: 7 Chris Becomes a Male Escort
Chris decides on a whim to become a male escort, hoping for free plays and dates with young women. What he gets is a elderly woman who is hard up.
January 12, 1992
Ep: 8 Girlfriend 2000
After getting hit by her car, Chris falls for (and stalks) a doctor, later while stalking her, he starts getting stalked by the girl from the drugstore who has fallen for him.
January 19, 1992
Ep: 9 Chris' Brain Starts Working
Exposure to toxic waste, found under Gus' house, turns Chris into a genius and with Gus he proceeds to enter and win spelling bees.
February 2, 1992
Ep: 10 Bad Fish
After eating bad shellfish, Sharon and Gus get amnesia, and Chris seizes the opportunity to convince them that they are his best friends.
February 9, 1992
Ep: 11 SPEWEY and Me
When an alien crashes in Gus' front yard, Chris tries to keep it from the government, but this alien is nothing like E.T. or ALF.
March 1, 1992
Ep: 12 1977 2000
Chris time travels to save Gus' career as a law enforcement officer. However he soon discovers the trouble with messing with the past which includes two-headed zombies named Sharon.
March 8, 1992
Ep: 13 Clip Show
While on his first jet airplane flight, Chris falls out, and is disappointed when his life flashes before his eyes and it only covers the past eighteen months.