Before he was Hellboy and not long after she broke out as the ***-kicking supermom protecting the future as Sarah Connor in the Terminator movies, Ron Perlman and Linda Hamilton starred in the 1987 CBS TV series Beauty and the Beast. A contemporary update on the classic tale, Ron Perlman plays the mythical beast while Hamilton plays a district attorney based out of New York City named Catherine. The beast – called Vincent in this interpretation – lives in a secret underground world beneath New York City and cannot be cured of his outer appearance. Instead, the show decides to focus on the inner beauty within Vincent and Catherine’s acceptance of him, no matter his beastly figure.
Time Commitment: 3 Seasons