Remember the wacky animated series from the late 80's/early 90's --
based entirely on Tim Burton's big screen hit Beetlejuice? Well, what would you say if we told you that Shout! Factory has just landed the excluve DVD rights to bring all 94 episodes of Beetlejuice the animated series back to your TV set? Pretty amazing news, huh? After the jump, read on for all the glorious details...
Shout! Factory announced a multi-property alliance to bring the memorable Warner Bros. televion series MADtv (seasons two though five) and the animated series BEETLEJUICE to the home entertainment marketplace. The multi-year alliance provides Shout! Factory with excluve DVD rights to 97 episodes of MADtv (1996-2000) and all 94 episodes of BEETLEJUICE for home entertainment releases in the United States and Canada. The announcement was made today by Shout! Factory founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer, and Garson Foos.
“We are excited about this new opportunity with Warner Bros. MADtv and BEETLEJUICE are two highly entertaining televion properties with a large fan following. We look forward to presenting these two series on DVD and sharing them with a new generation of fans,” state the Shout! Factory founders.
Featuring the voice talent of Stephen Ouimette, Alyson Court, Roger Dunn and Elizabeth Hanna, BEETLEJUICE is the highly popular animated series adaptation of Tim Burton’s hit movie that ran successfully on televion from 1989 – 1992. The series follows the imaginative adventures of Beetlejuice and human teenager Lydia Deetz in Neitherland. The televion series was A NELVANA Production in Association with THE GEFFEN FILM COMPANY and TIM BURTON INC.
Stay tuned for a release date announcement.
Source: the 'Bid