C.O.P.S. (and more) coming to DVD from Mill Creek Entertainment

Mill Creek Entertainment sent out a press release yesterday announing a new batch of  DVD titles being released February 21st. Of particular interest to readers of this site is news of the release of the 80’s C.O.P.S. animated series. Being released as a ‘Best Of’ DVD, the release will feature 10 episodes of C.O.P.S ‘N’ C.R.O.O.K.S at a SRP of $9.98

The entire press relase is below, including news of Heathcliff, Archie and other DVD releases from Mill Creek.

 

MILL CREEK ENTERTAINMENT

OFFERS A RETRO-RESURGENCE WITH AN ANIMATED LINEUP ON DVD SURE TO BRING OUT THE CHILD IN EVERYONE

 

Nostalgia and Discovery Rule in this Assortment of DVDs from the 80s and 90s for Parents to Introduce Kids to Beloved Brands Available February 21

 

Minneapolis, MN (January 23, 2012) Mill Creek Entertainment, a recognized leader in value entertainment, will bridge the age gap between parents and their children, with a variety of retro and new animated DVD releases available February 21.  Leading off this amazing assortment is the Inspector Gadget spin-off series, Gadget Boy’s Adventures in History, arriving for the first time on DVD.  Three popular series are being released for the first time in their entirety: Archie’s Weird Mysteries, Where On Earth is Carmen Sandiego and Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century.  These DVDs headline an educational and engaging lineup of 15 DVD collections that also includes Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors, Heathcliff, C.O.P.S. and the iKnow series and more.  Mill Creek Entertainment continues to deliver value-priced products that appeal to fans of all ages.  Prices for all of these amazing collections start at only $9.98 SRP.

 

Gadget Boy’s Adventures in History – The Complete Series

Education meets comedy and adventure in this series about Gadget Boy, history’s youngest Bionic Boy Detective, a pint-sized Inspector Gadget in the making.  Our heroes travel to distant locales and different time periods, visiting the great events of history, learning about inventions, discoveries and artistic triumphs of different eras, all within the context of a comedy/action-driven storyline.

  • First time on DVD
  • All 26 episodes of the innovative animated series
  • $12.98 SRP

 

Gadget Boy’s Adventures in History – Stopping Evil Across Time

In the goofy and zany tradition of Inspector Gadget, this inventive series is sure to please young viewers with a winning combination of entertainment and education.  As Gadget Boy invariably explains, “Knowledge is power!

  • First ten episodes of the series
  • $9.98 SRP

 

Where On Earth Is Carmen Sandiego – The Complete Series

The world famous thief, Carmen Sandiego, plays an intricate game of cat and mouse with teen ACME detectives, Zack and Ivy. Based on the award-winning line of educational computer games, this energizing series is rich in both excitement and education as Carmen Sandiego attempts to steal the most valuable objects in the world. 

  • Based on the top-selling Carmen Sandiego video game franchise
  • All 40 episodes of this Emmy award-winning edutainment series are available for the first time on DVD
  • $12.98 SRP

 

Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century – The Complete Series

After Sherlock Holmes is brought back from the dead, he is rejuvenated to that of a 25 year-old to help good friend Inspector Beth Lestrade battle an unprecedented crime wave wreaking havoc on this peaceful future.  To assist Holmes, the personality of his loyal friend and companion, Dr. John Watson, is programmed into the brain of an android.  They quickly lock wits once again with the consummate criminal: Professor James Moriarty, the only adversary Holmes ever considered an equal.  Like Holmes, he’s been brought back to life by 22nd Century technology.  Unlike Holmes, Moriarty is determined to dominate the crime-free world of the future. 

  • Features over 11 hours of crime fighting, world saving action and suspense.
  • All 26 Episodes of the Emmy nominated mysteries
  • $12.98 SRP

 

Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century – On The Case

The world’s greatest detective is back — and this time, he’s fighting crime in the brave new world of the 22nd Century! This DVD features 10 mysterious crimes for Inspector Lestrades and a robotic Watson to investigate and solve.

  • 10 Episodes starring the world’s super sleuth.
  • $9.98 SRP

 

The Best of Where On Earth is Carmen Sandiego

The world’s greatest thief is on the loose, and it’s up to you to find her!

  • This DVD features Carmen, Zack and Ivy’s 10 best crime mysteries of the series.
  • $9.98 SRP

 

Archie’s Weird Mysteries – The Complete Series

Things are getting weird in Riverdale, home of all-American boy and high school newspaper reporter, Archie Andrews.  Ever since an experiment in the high school physics lab went awry, Riverdale has become a magnet for the stuff of which “B-Movies” are made.  A swamp creature has taken up residence in the old swimming hole!  Frankenstein’s monster is hanging out on Lover’s Lane!  Mad Scientists, werewolves, vampires, giant ants, UFO’s and zombies are invading Riverdale.  It is thrills, chills and a whole lot of laughs. 

  • First time in its entirety on any home entertainment format.
  • Over 14 hours of mystery, fun and B-movie style monsters.
  • $12.98 SRP

 

The Best of Archie’s Weird Mysteries – 10 Episodes

 

Join Archie and his pals – beautiful Betty, sexy Veronica, devious Reggie and eccentric Jughead – as they do their best to unravel Archie’s Weird Mysteries.

  • Ten of the wildest episodes packed with action and suspense!
  • $9.98 SRP

 

Heathcliff – Volume One, Season 1

King of the ’80s nostalgia explosion, Heathcliff is back, ruling the neighborhood with an iron paw and a sense of adventure. When Heathcliff is not grabbing fish from the market or teasing the neighborhood bulldog, Spike, he is full of love and good will for others, despite himself.  Voiced by the legendary Mel Blanc, Heathcliff is just as you remember: fun, feisty and full of laughs and entertainment for the whole family.

  • Includes over 11 hours of crazy street cat antics.
  • Featuring the first 32 Episodes of the Saturday morning cartoon favorite.
  • $12.98 SRP

 

Heathcliff – King of the Beasts

Discover how it all started in the first 10 episodes featuring the street-smart “King of the Beasts”, Heathcliff.

  • Featuring the first 10 Episodes of the Saturday morning cartoon favorite
  • $9.98 SRP

 

Jayce & The Wheeled Warriors – Vol. 1

When a solar flare wreaks havoc on his botanical experiments, Jayce’s father is forced to flee from his accidental creations: Saw Boss and his band of ruthless mutated plant life called the Monster Minds. Now it’s up to Jayce, joined by the valiant Lightning League, to reunite with his father and combine the two halves of the magic Root amulet-the only object capable of purging the universe of Saw Boss and his army forever.

  • Based on the popular line of Mattel toys, and scripted by acclaimed writers such as J. Michael Straczynski (creator of Babylon 5)
  • The first 32 episodes of Jayce And The Wheeled Warriors
  • $12.98 SRP

 

The Best of Jayce & The Wheeled Warriors

Thundering across the stars to save the universe from the Monster Minds, Jayce searches for his father to unite the Magic Root and lead his Lightning League to victory over the changing form of Saw Boss. Wheeled Warriors explode into battle…Lightning Strikes!

  • Top 10 episodes make their way to DVD
  • $9.98 SRP

 

The Best of C.O.P.S.

The members of C.O.P.S. are all extraordinary crime fighters — each one a master of a special skill, each one dedicated to the cause of justice.  The Big Boss and his gang are the roughest and most persistent bunch of criminals to challenge law and order in Empire City.  The year: 2020. The place: Empire City. The situation: Brandon “Big Boss” Babel, along with his gang of crooks, is holding the entire city under the palm of his iron hand and the Empire City Police Department can do nothing to stop him. As a last resort, Mayor Davis sends in CyberCOP Baldwin P. Vess (Codename: Bulletproof) to take him down.

  • 10 episodes from the TV series based on the popular toy line from Hasbro® C.O.P.S ‘N’ C.R.O.O.K.S.
  • $9.98 SRP

 

iKnow Letters, Animals & Sounds – Vol. 1

In this interactive adventure series, children are taken on a fun-filled journey around the world to learn about the animal kingdom through engaging sing-a-longs, stunning 3D animation and a captivating storyline.  “iKnow Letters, Animals & Sounds” is an imaginative TV series that captivates the hearts and minds of young children like no other television program. The animals in The Sunmoona Pride make learning the alphabet, basic reading skills and elementary science concepts come to life.  In volume 1, children will discover the secret letters L, M, S, Z, G, B and F, the sounds they make and animals that start with these letters while at the same time learning about the environment. 

  • Over 3 Hours of Learning Fun
  • Includes Episodes 1-7
  • $9.98 SRP

 

iKnow Letters, Animals & Sounds – Vol. 2

Children will discover the secret letters W, C, E, P, J and O, the sounds they make, animals that start with these letters and about the environment the animals live in.

  • Over 2 ½ Hours of Learning Fun
  • Includes Episodes 8-15
  • $9.98 SRP

 

About Mill Creek Entertainment

Mill Creek Entertainment is a source of value home video entertainment. Helmed by a management team with over eighty years of experience in the consumer home entertainment marketplace, the company produces entertainment products that typically sell in quantity, at impulse price-points, while adhering to high standards of quality unsurpassed in the industry. The Mill Creek product line encompasses many genres, speaks to broad consumer tastes and has found favor with both North American and emerging Latin markets. The company’s DVD product line consists of classic movies, television episodes, historical documentaries and feature films.

 

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