Weird Science/Forbidden Janet

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Forbidden Janet
Weird Science - Forbidden Janet.png
Season 5, Episode 5
Airdate February 2, 1997
Production Number K1907
Written by Jim Keily &
Jimmy Aleck
Directed by Christopher Hibler
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Forbidden Janet is the fifth episode of the fifth season of Weird Science, and the seventy-fifth episode overall.

Starring: Michael Manasseri (Wyatt Donnelly), John Mallory Asher (Gary Wallace), Lee Tergesen (Chett Donnelly)

and Vanessa Angel (Lisa)

Guest Stars: Bruce Jarchow (Principal Scampi), Deborah Kellner (Janet/Jade/Jena)


Plot Overview

Lisa drums up a helmet that makes Wyatt's dream girl into the real world. When Gary and Chett use it, they get into a three-way battle for what is their own version of the same girl.


Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

  • The episode's title is a play on the 1956 science fiction film Forbidden Planet.
  • In the opening, when Janet flies up and catches Wyatt, she tells him he has her to which he asks, "You've got me? Who's got you?" This is the same exchange between Superman and Lois Lane in the 1978 Superman film.

Memorable Moments