MGM Home Entertainment has announced that Spaceballs: The Totally Warped Animated Adventures will be released on DVD on December 29, 2009. The series reunites executive producer and co-creator Mel Brooks, Joan Rivers, and Daphne Zuniga, who pick up where Brooks’ Star Wars spoof left off. The disc (delayed from its originally announced release date of June 16, 2009, along with the Spaceballs Blu-ray and DVD) will contain all 4 episodes of the show with intermission shorts between each. Suggested retail price is $19.98.
The full press release follows:
THE ANIMATED RETURN TO A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY
THE TOTALLY WARPED ANIMATED ADVENTURES!
Mel Brooks Lends His Voice And Writing Talent To The Hilarious
Re-Imagination Of The Greatest Star Wars Spoof Of All Time, Blasting Onto DVD December 29 From MGM Home Entertainment
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – May the farce be with you! Modern filmdom and popular culture get lampooned at ludicrous speed as “Spaceballs: The Totally Warped Animated Adventures!” comes to DVD December 29 from MGM Home Entertainment. Re-introducing the art of ridiculous satire to the small screen, the animated half-hour episodes pick up where the cult-classic feature film left off, showcasing rollicking parody of pop culture for a new generation of fans, including hilarious imitations of James Bond, Harry Potter and the video game “Grand Theft Auto.” Executive produced and Co-Created by Academy Award® winner Mel Brooks* (The Producers, Young Frankenstein), “Spaceballs: The Totally Warped Animated Adventures!” reprises the roles of the original Spaceballs cast, including Joan Rivers (“The Joan Rivers Show,” Shrek 2) as the droid Dot Matrix, Daphne Zuniga (“Melrose Place,” “One Tree Hill”) as the lovely Princess Vespa and Brooks as the comic sage Yogurt. Joining the fight against the evil Dark Helmet are unforgettable characters Captain Lone Starr and his half-human-half-canine sidekick, Barf.
Featuring hilarious intermission shorts between each of the four episodes, the “Spaceballs: The Totally Warped Animated Adventures!” DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98 U.S. / $21.98 Canada. Prebook is December 2.
“Spaceballs: The Totally Warped Animated Adventures!” DVD Specs (Catalog #M113603):
● The Moron’s Guide
● Episode I – “Outbreak”
● Intermission – “Satisfied Customers”
● Episode II – “Skroobinator”
● Intermission – “Thanks For Your Order”
● Episode III – “The Deep Ship”
● Intermission – “Sing Along With Skyroob”
● Episode IV – “Grand Theft Starship”
● And That’s Not All
● One More Goodie
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“Spaceballs: The Totally Warped Animated Adventures!” DVD
Street Date: December 29, 2009
Order Date: December 2, 2009
Screen Format: Full Screen – 1.33:1
Audio: English Stereo
Total Run Time: 93 minutes
MPAA Rating: NR
Closed Captioned: Yes