The Famous Jett Jackson was the first fictional Disney Channel Original Series. It premiered in 1998. It's stars Lee Thompson Young as Jett Jackson, a kid actor who has his own show called "Silverstone". Seeking out a normal life, he moves back to his hometown of Wilsted, and works on the show there. He and his two best friends, J.B. and Kayla, have all sorts of cool adventures along with his other friends Cubby, and Riley. And maybe a bit of Nigel. Silverstone is a spy who works for Mission Omega Matrix(M.O.M), and goes on individual missions with his partner, Hawk, and his mentor, Artemus, and saves the world from villians like Dr. Hippnoto and The Rat.
When Kayla accidentally sends an e-mail flaming Mr. Dupree, she lands in detention along with JB and Jett.
Wood is forced to discharge his weapon, while Jett balks at the use of guns on the Silverstone set.
Cubby decides that he wants to go back to high school. When there, he is incredibly nervice. When Jett and Kayla ask him why, he tells them about when he was the nerd Marvin. Cubby is thrilled when he gets a detention for starting a food fight at the school. Silverstone must foil an assassination attempt on the U.S. president.
JB enters Kayla in a art museum display ""Young Black Artist's Art"", and Kayla is thrilled she has a place to put her artwork. As Kayla and her dad are moving the art into the museum, her dad notices the sign, and says hes got something to do. When the art is finally displayed to the public, Kayla's dad doesn't show up. When Kayla asks her dad why, he says it because hes white, and shes black. In the end, Kayla's dad shows up at the museum. Meanwhile, Dr.Hippnato trys to get some of the richest people in the world to invest in his latest Plush Mr.Puddin doll, geared at adults. Artemus says he'll be going on the assignment alone, because Silverstone is too young. At the sky lodge where Dr.Hippnato is, Silverstone shows up disguised as a rich snowboarder, and pretends to understand Dr.Hippnato's plan. Dr.Hippnato and Silverstone go on the ski lift to talk about his plan. After Dr.Hippnato gives Silverstone the chip that makes his new plan possible, Silverstone reveals who he is, and then
JB gets to do a comedy act at the local comedy cafe. His opening night, his friends come to see him, and they enjoy the show. The next night, JB changes his act to include jokes he got off of the internet. Everyone at the cafe thinks hes unfunny. Meanwhile, Jett is on the watch to foil his friend's secret plans of throwing him a suprise birthday party. He constantly sees his mother and father together having lunch and the like. He has the feeling they would get back together after being divorced. At his suprise birthday, he is heart broken to know that they were just together to plan his party.
JB's family store competes with a nearby mall. Jett and Kayla supervise a raucous group of children.
Kayla and JB are shocked and thrilled when they find out that Cubby is their driving instructor sub. Cubby makes them pretend to be driving in a invisible car, and then takes JB and Kayla out for their driving test, in which they have to drive around props from Silverstone that pop up on the road. Neither JB or Kayla pass. When Cubby is driving, he takes a candy bar out of JB's backpack and eats it. He quickly spits it out and says he has an allergie to nuts, and that the bar was a nutbar. JB and Kayla drive him to the hospital. Meanwhile, Artemus tells Silverstone and Hawk that he will be on vacation. While hes gone, Silverstone and Hawk get in to Artemus's Panther. Silverstone accidently pushes a button which sends the Panther out of the headquarters. While driving, they see the rat walk into a warehouse. Curious, they go inside, and find that noones inside. When they go back outside, they see The Rat drive off in the panther. They catch up to him in his car, and make him get out.
Kayla (Kerry Duff) becomes a reluctant finalist in an art contest; Silverstone and Artemus go on assignment together.
Riley's mom comes to Wilstead for a visit. Riley and her mom don't get along at all and her mother makes it very obvious that she doesn't approve of Riley's acting. She wants Riley to follow in her footsteps. They tell Riley that she can't act anymore because it isn't important in ""the great scheme of things"". She constantly nags at her that she doesn't like the way she is dressing and the way she looks because it isn't the real her. Riley finally stands up to her and tells her that she likes who she is and what she does. Jett also takes Riley's mom to see some little girls playing Hawk to show her that what Riley does is also important At Omega Headquarters Artmeis goes on vacation and leaves Silverstone in charge. He tell Silverstone that Riley is going to go out on missions by herself. When Dr. Hypnotica tries to take over the world...again, Riley has to remind him that she is the one supposed to be going out. Silverstone checks in on her constantly until Hawk breaks the connection