Sunday, May 8, 2011

The Wild Thornberrys: Season One Review and Giveaway

I have always enjoyed watching the Nickelodeon network. They have fun shows for kids and the family. I have great memories as a kid during the summer watching Legends of the Hidden Temple game show with my family. One of the cool shows I remember watching was The Wild Thornberrys. I loved the idea of a family traveling the world in an RV while they shot a nature show. This would be my ideal life! The main star Eliza reminds me of Pippy Longstocking with her freckles and red pigtails. Another movie I am fond of!

I have really enjoyed sharing this cartoon with my son. He sat on my lap and we watched the family go on  their wild adventures. If I could only convince my husband we need to buy an RV, a camera and start our own nature show I would be living the dream! This cartoon is really cute and a fun adventure even if you don't want to live their life. It focuses on working together as a family and animal nature conservancy.

The whole first season is available on DVD on 4 discs on May 15, 2011. You can buy it from the Shout Factory website here.

From Shout Factory/Nickelodeon:

The Wild Thornberrys: Season One, which will arrive in stores on May 17, 2011.  Produced by Klasky-Csupo for Nickelodeon, The Wild Thornberrys premiered in September 1998 and aired until 2004 with reruns airing on Nicktoons and CBS from 2002-2007. The Wild Thornberrys DVD release has long been anticipated by fans but has not been available instores until now.

The hit series follows the Thornberry family as they travel the world in their Communications Vehicle (or CommVee) looking for rare animals to film.After an encounter with an African shaman, their youngest child Eliza was given the power to speak to animals! Every episode in this adventure-packed DVD set follows Eliza as she comes face-to-face with an assortment of animals, continents and danger. Encounter wildlife in all its natural glory and eavesdrop on Eliza’s conversations with silverback gorillas, pythons, crested grebes, tapirs, capybaras, antelopes and opossums while the CommVee travels on!

Vibrant animation, exotic locations, charming storytelling plus an all-star voice cast, including Lacey Chabert (Party Of Five), Tim Curry (The Adventures Of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius) and Flea (The Red Hot Chili Peppers) make season one of The Wild Thornberrys an epic family adventure.  Featuring all 20 action-packed episodes, the collectible 4-DVD box set is priced to own at a suggested retail price of $29.93 and will no doubt attract a new audience of kids as well as young adults who grew up watching the television series.

You can watch a trailer of The Wild Thornberrys cartoon here.


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