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12.17.2009

THE BELOVED, PINT-SIZED HERO RETURNS - MIGHTY MOUSE: THE NEW ADVENTURES: THE COMPLETE SERIES

Campy Animated Classic Soars Onto Three-Disc DVD Set January 5th
From CBS Home Entertainment And Paramount Home Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (December 17, 2009) - Television's smallest, yet most powerful, caped crusader is back to save the day when MIGHTY MOUSE: THE NEW ADVENTURES, THE COMPLETE SERIES soars onto DVD January 5 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment.  Marking the first official DVD release, the three-disc collection features every digitally-remastered episode of the series; three original, beautifully restored Terrytoons Mighty Mouse cartoons from the vaults; episodic teasers; and all new audio commentaries and interviews with some of the biggest names in animation.

MIGHTY MOUSE: THE NEW ADVENTURES has been a cult favorite since its original airing in the late 1980s.  Featuring some of animation's biggest and brightest including producer Ralph Bakshi (Fritz the Cat), John Kricfalusi (The Ren and Stimpy Show), Bruce Timm (Batman Animated) and Andrew Stanton (Wall-E), the collection includes all new interviews and commentaries from the animators about their time on the hilarious show.

A reimagined, updated version from the original character from the 1940s, MIGHTY MOUSE: THE NEW ADVENTURES is hilarious, campy and unforgettable, as the lead character finds himself as a factory worker named Mike Mouse who, along with his sidekick Scrappy and his love-interest Pearl Pureheart, protects Mouseville from evil villains and saves the day.  This collection also includes the controversial, rarely seen episode,
"The Littlest Tramp," which eventually led to the premature cancellation of the series.

MIGHTY MOUSE: THE NEW ADVENTURES, THE COMPLETE SERIES will be available for the suggested retail price of $46.99 US and $52.99 CAN.

A three-disc set, the episodes are presented in the original 4:3 aspect ratio with English Original 2.0 Mono. The DVD is not rated in the U.S. and rated G in Canada.  The total running time is approximately 455 minutes.  The DVD disc breakdown is as follows:

Season One Disc One:                               

  • Night On Bald Pate/ Mouse From Another House
  • Me-Yowww!/ Witch Tricks
  • Night Of The Bat-Bat/ Scrap-Happy with audio commentary by John Kricfalusi, Tom Minton, Mike Kazaleh, & Kent Butterworth
  • Catastrophe Cat/ Scrappy's Field-Day
  • The Bag Mouse/ The First Deadly Cheese
  • This Island Mouseville/ Mighty's Musical Classics
  • The Littlest Tramp/ Puffy Goes Berserk
  • Special Features:
    • Episodic Teasers


Season One Disc Two:       

  • The League Of Super-Rodents/ Scrappy's Playhouse
  • All You Need Is Glove/ It's Scrappy's Birthday
  • Aqua-Guppy/ Animation Concerto
  • The Ice Goose Cometh/ Pirates With Dirty Faces
  • Mighty's Benefit Plan/ See You In The Funny Papers with audio commentary by John Kricfalusi, Tom Minton, Mike Kazaleh, & Kent Butterworth
  • Heroes And Zeroes/ Stress For Success
  • Special Features:
    • Episodic Teasers


Season Two Disc Three:
                            

  • Day Of The Mice/ Still Oily After All These Years
  • Mighty's Wedlock Whimsy/ Anatomy Of A Milquetoast
  • Bat With A Golden Tongue/ Mundane Voyage
  • Snow White And The Motor City Dwarfs/ Don't Touch That Dial
  • Mouse And Supermouse/ The Bride Of Mighty Mouse
  • A Star is Milked/ Mighty's Tone Poem
  • Special features
    • (3) Original Terrytoons Cartoons - "He Dood It Again," Gypsy Life" and "Mysterious Package"
    • Breaking the Mold: the Re-making of Mighty Mouse
    • Episodic Teasers


CBS Home Entertainment manages the worldwide DVD business for the CBS Corporation across all lines of content including current hits and classic series from the vast CBS library, as well as new releases from Showtime Video.  CBS Home Entertainment products are released on the CBS DVD label.   

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.  PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  PHE is responsible for the worldwide sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Studios, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS, PBS and Hasbro and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment. 

Paramount Home Entertainment has a new art website called ARC: https://arc.paramount.com/

MIGHTY MOUSE: THE NEW ADVENTURES: THE COMPLETE SERIES

Street Date: January 5, 2009

Pricing: $46.99 US/ $52.99 CAN

Catalog #: 071774

Runtime: Approximately 455 minutes

U.S. Rating: NR

Canadian Rating: G

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Press:

Leslie Ryan
310-264-3406
leslie.ryan@cbs.com