Warner Home Video will release THE HUCKLEBERRY HOUND SHOW: VOLUME 1, THE YOGI BEAR SHOW: THE COMPLETE SERIES and THE FLINTSTONES: THE COMPLETE FOURTH SEASON on DVD Nov. 15. Each four-disc deluxe collectors box set will retail for $44.98.
"Hanna-Barbera is responsible for producing some of television's most memorable and enduring cartoon characters, commented Dorinda Marticorena, WHV vp, Kids and Sports Marketing. We feel privileged to have the opportunity to bring their wonderful creations to consumers everywhere. Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound and The Flintstones all won over American audiences the instant they hit the airwaves and today they still remain as popular as ever. We think these box sets will be a big hit with a variety of audiences, everyone from vintage animation collectors, to those nostalgic for the past to generally anyone who wants to enjoy great quality entertainment."
Huckleberry Hound is the brilliant blue canine who charmed viewers with his slow southern drawl and fast wit. THE HUCKLEBERRY HOUND set includes 26 vibrantly remastered and restored episodes of THE HUCKLEBERRY HOUND SHOW, the first animated series ever to win an Emmy award, which introduced future icons Yogi Bear and Boo Boo
Bonus features include:
* Reassembled Episodes: Other cartoons just as they aired originally.* Huckleberry Hound: A Linguistical Masterpiece. Houndspeak as humorously interpreted by a linguists professor.* Huckleberry Quotes: The Re-Mix: Music Video celebrating memorable Hound quotes.* Legendary Sound of Daws Butler: Tribute to legendary voice talent Daws Butler.* Additional Bumpers and Bridges: Never before seen color and black and white segments.* Huckleberry Hound Restoration: Reconstructing the Premiere Episode: Die-hard fans view the pilot as originally aired with segments never seen before in color.
THE YOGI BEAR SHOW aired a total of 35 episodes, all of which have been completely remastered and restored for this collection. Beloved for his Robin Hood-like antics and endlessly inventive schemes to swipe "pic-a-nic" baskets, Yogi was arguably the first outlaw cartoon hero.
Bonus features include:
* Time Capsule Yogi: The Original Pilot Episode. Original opening credits with bridges and bumpers.* Cartoon Tracks: The Art of Hanna-Barbera Sound: Hanna-Barbera's catalog of sounds is known around the world; in this documentary we will discover why it was so popular.* Stills Gallery Tour with Yogi: Never seen before animation sketches come to life.* Yogi Gets Global: One Yogi Bear episode turned into a variety of languages.
In THE FLINTSTONEs fourth season, Bamm-Bamm joins the Rubble clan when he's abandoned at their doorstep and has a hard-hitting impact on all, especially Pebbles Flintstone. Vivacious Ann-Margrock (voiced by Ann-Margret in a season-opening ratings coup) visits Fred and Barney for some sassy song and dance. Viewers learn the back-story of how Fred and Barney originally met Betty and Wilma while working at the Honeyrock Hotel.
Bonus features include:* Audio Commentary: Expert Commentaries on "Ann Margrock Presents" episode and "Little Bamm-Bamm" episode by Hanna-Barbera historian Earl Kress and animation writers Paul Dini and Mark Evanier.* Documentary: Hanna-Barbera's Legendary Music Director Hoyt Curtin.* Featurette: The Flintstones: One Million Years Ahead of its Time. How this became primetime's first animated series.
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