Comedy Central Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment today releases Drawn Together Season Three: Uncensored on DVD. Featuring an extended version of each episode, the two-disc set is available at retailers nationwide, and at http://shop.comedycentral.com. Other animated TV favorites arriving on home video include Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers, Bob the Builder and Garfield and Friends.
Created, written and exec produced by Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser, Drawn Together is an animated spoof of reality television that finds eight cartoon characters from various genres forced to live together under one roof. Comedy Central’s first original animated series, the show is drawn traditionally in 2D with digital ink and paint.
In the third season, Captain Hero tortures his 12-year-old self, Ling-Ling gets put into foster care and Toot finally gets worshipped as the cow she is. Bonus materials will include karaoke sing-along songs, classic network promos and audio commentary. Fans of the series can pick it up for $26.98 or less.
Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers’The Collection: Volume 1 from Koch Vision is a four-disc set offering a re-mastered return the first 32 episodes of the animated series from 1986. In addition to presenting the installments in chronological order for the first time on home video, the release includes a never-before-seen pilot/demo reel, an interview with series creator Robert Mandell, commentary by Mandell and special guests, original music tracks, a new ‘No Guts, No Glory’ music video, a slideshow of the vintage talking storybook Tortuna the Outlaw Planet and a 32-page collectible booklet featuring character profiles and illustrations. $39.98. Extras:
Bob the Builder: The Three Musketruck features five new animated preschool adventures that have Bob and his Can-Do Crew spending time in Sunflower Valley with Scottish dairy farmer Meg MacDonald, her assistant Piper and their dairy truck Dodger. The Fox Home Entertainment release lists for $14.98 and includes the bonus featurette Meet New Members of the Can-Do Crew.
Garfield and Friends: A Cat and His Nerd offers 15 episodes of the cartoon series hand picked by Garfield creator Jim Davis.The single-disc release form Fox carries a suggested retail price of $14.98. Be sure and enter our contest to win an original 8×10 cel from the series signed by Davis himself.
Superhero fans will also want to pick up Marvel Heroes Collection, a boxed set including the live-action features X-Men, X2: X-Men United Special Edition, X-Men 3: The Last Stand, Elektra, Daredevil, Fantastic Four and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Also included is the first volume of episodes of Taffy Ent.’s animated series Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes. The set from Fox Home Entertainment lists for $69.98 and comes with an exclusive Marvel flipbook and the CD ROM comic The Origin of the Silver Surfer.