With THE FLINTSTONES and SCOOBY DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? debuting on DVD next week in full season glory, Warner Home Video is following up on May 11, 2004, with two more entries in the "Hanna-Barbera Golden Collection": THE JETSONS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON and JONNY QUEST: SEASON ONE. Each four-disc set, featuring more than 11 hours of original TV programming and bonus content, will retail for $64.92.
"As two influential and timeless cartoon series that several generations of DVD consumers grew up watching, both THE JETSONS and JONNY QUEST have been in-demand for years to be released on DVD," said Christine Martinez, WHV, vp, Non-theatrical Franchise Marketing. "We are excited to partner with Hanna-Barbera, one of the leading television animation studios with a vast library of internationally recognized cartoon characters, to launch this remarkable new DVD collection."
THE JETSONS, the 21st century futuristic counterpart to THE FLINTSTONES, debuted in 1962 but lasted only a single season. However, the original 24 episodes continued to air for more than 15 years. Extras include:
* "Rosey the Robot" commentary by Janet Waldo* "A Date with Jet Screamer" commentary by Janet Waldo* "The Jetsons: The Family of the Future" featurette* "Nuclear Family Album" (character bios) *"Space Age Gadgets" featurette* "Rosey the Robotic" Maid featurette
Meanwhile, JONNY QUEST, the first animated action series, ran from 1964-65. All 26 episodes from Year One charting the fantastic exploits of brave and brainy Jonathan Quest are available along with the following bonus features:
* "Quest Files: Fun Facts & Trivia" (over episode "Double Danger")* "Adventures in Animation: A Cartoon Called Quest" featurette on Animators* "Jonny Quest Video Handbook" (bios on heroes, villains and locations)* "P.F. Flyer Sneaker" commercial (original spot)