"Return to the Planet of the Apes" Coming to DVD
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing the animated series Return to the Planet of the Apes to DVD. The 2-disc set containing 13 episodes was at one time a part of the Ultimate DVD Collection along with both the classic movies and the short lived TV series. This time it will be sold separately.
Based on the classic film, three young astronauts get caught in a time vortex and are sent to the year 3979, where the apes are highly intelligent.
Return to the Planet of the Apes aired on NBC back in 1975. The show was produced by David H. DePatie and the late great Isadore “Friz” Freleng, the Oscar-winning team that created The Pink Panther, and was directed by the late great Doug Wildey, the man who created Johnny Quest.
The 2-disc set will be in stores on October 3rd.