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DVD News: Big John, Little John, Land of the Lost and more!

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

As mentioned previously, Big John, Little John is coming out on DVD this fall, October 13th, to be exact, which is just two weeks away!


The set features all 13 episodes of the series, which starred Herb Edelman and Robbie Rist and ran on NBC during the 1976. From what I have read and been told, there are no major extras on the set.  Which was the same case for the two other Saturday morning series released by Virgil Films and Entertainment this year, Monster Squad and Red Hand Gang. What you should expect is nice, clear, cleaned up episodes of this rare series.

You can pre-order the set from Amazon:

Land of the Lost DVD releases

On the same day Big John will be released, the Land of the Lost movie is also coming out in both regular DVD and Blu-Ray format.  Both versions with contain the following extras: deleted scenes with commentary from director Brad Silberling;  ” A Day in the Life of a Big-Time Movie Star” featuring costar Danny McBride;   Devil’s Canyon Gift Shop Commercial and Tour; and a commentary track with director Silberling.

The Blu-Ray edition includes more bonus features: 12 more minutes of deleted scenes with commentary from the director;  “Dr. Marshall’s Food Diaries” with commentary from the director; “This is Not a Routine Expedition: Making Land of the Lost” featurette;  Brad, Sid and Marty: A Conversation with the Kroffts” a look back at the various shows produced by Sid and Marty Krofft.

No word as to whether the deleted scenes will include the alternate ending that featured cameos from the stars of the original series, Wesley Eure and Kathy Coleman.

In addition to the movie release, the original series is being re-released as season sets.  So far, the only announced extra is a preview for the 2009 movie on the season 3 set, but based on the complete series re-release from May, I wouldn’t expect any other ones.

Pre-order the DVDs from Amazon:

In other Krofft related DVD news, on the Krofft brothers’ myspace message board, there are official postings that said that Far Out Space Nuts will be released on DVD in the next six months and The Lost Saucer will be released within the next year.

The Kroffts in the news

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

With the Land of the Lost movie coming out this weekend, the Kroffts are showing up in the press quite a bit. Here are some recent articles and interviews:

A New York Times feature on their work.

An interview with Sid and Marty as part of Collider’s coverage of the movie.

The Washington Times did an online chat with the brothers,  here’s the transcript.

The Boston Globe’s article on the Kroffts.

Finally, The Onion’s AV Club has a new article,Welcome to the altered state of Druggachusettes!”: 25 notably trippy kids’ shows, that mentions a few of the Kroffts’ shows.

Another Land of the Lost marathon on Sci Fi

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

To coincide with the release of the Land of the Lost movie, the Sci Fi Channel is running another marathon of the original Land of the Lost series.  The marathon will run over the course of two days, June 4th and 5th, from 8 am to 6 pm EST.  Unlike the previous marathon, they will be omitting the first three episodes, but will be showing the last three episodes, which were not aired during the Memorial Day marathon.

Sci Fi’s website also has a new video interview with Sid & Marty Krofft here.

Land of the Lost Movie Trailer

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

I’ve been meaning to upload this for awhile. Here’s the trailer for the upcoming big screen version of Land of the Lost.

The movie’s official site can be found here.  For more Land of the Lost fun, check out one of the best fan sites for all things Land of the Lost (both tv series and the new movie),  Tyrannosaurus Lex.

More Krofft movies in the works

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

With the Land of the Lost film coming out in June 2009, it looks like more Krofft series will be remade into feature films. According to this article in Variety, feature film versions of H. R. Pufnstuf and Sigmund and the Sea Monsters are in the works.

New article on Sid and Marty Krofft

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

Forbes magazine just published a new article on Sid and Marty Krofft that covers their history and talks about the upcoming Land of the Lost film. Read it here.