Based on the best-selling books by Eric Hill, Spot first book was written in the late '50s. Spot made his deut on T.V. with his mom and dad in 1987. There were hundeds of episode made in the 14 years he made on television. When spot came to the US, Home Improvements Jonathan Taylor Thomas did the voice-overs for the US until 1997. Spot came to an end in 2001 when the final episode aired on Playhouse Disney.