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Topping this week’s slate of home video releases is Buena Vista Home Ent.’s A Bugs Life – Collector’s Edition. This time around, the Disney/Pixar comedy/adventure is accompanied by grocery list of extra features including “Fishy Facts” from the two studios’ latest work, Finding Nemo, which opens on Friday.

Also included on the disc are abandoned sequences, behind-the-scenes featurettes, outtakes, Pixar’s 1997 Oscar-winning animated short Geri’s Game and audio commentary from director John Lasseter, co-director/co-writer Andrew Stanton and supervising editor Lee Unkrich.

For the interactively inclined, there’s also the game A Bug’s Land, featuring Heimlich the caterpillar and Francis the Lady Bug in two separate activities involving careful choosing and trivia.

A Bug’s Life Collector’s Edition carries a suggested retail price of $29.99.

Also hitting shelves today is Jimmy Neutron: Confusion Fusion, a DVD collection of nine animated episodes of the CG Nickelodeon series Jimmy Neutorn: Boy Genius from creator Steve Oedekerk. Included installments are Normal Boy, Birth of a Salesman, When Pants Attack, Granny Baby, Time Is Money, Brobot, The Big Pinch, Battle of the Band and Jimmy on Ice. Also included is the series’ pilot episode. The Paramount Home Video release runs 122 minutes and retails for $19.99.