Yes, it's happening. The word from Warner Home Video, after the jump ...
Consumers will sing “la-la-la-la-la-la” when Warner Home Video (WHV) releases The Smurfs: Season 1, Volume 1 on DVD February 26, 2008. The free-spirited and fun-loving Smurfs are back and ready to reclaim their super-smurf status when their first-ever DVD makes its way into retail outlets. Outfitted in dazzling O-sleeve packaging that features embossing and foil accents, the two-disc box set will contain 19 re-mastered and uncut cartoons from the series’ premiere season, along with a special bonus episode, plus a Smurfs music video. The retail price is $26.99 SRP.
Nominated for an Emmy in 1982 for Outstanding Animated Program, the Smurfs will have viewers proclaiming “It’s such a smurfy day,” as they remember what it felt like to escape into the wonderful world of Smurf Village where everyone and everything lived in harmony. Until, of course, that smurfy world is turned upside down by the evil Gargamel and his malicious feline, Azrael, who constantly attempt to eat the adorable blue creatures. Led by 543 year-old Papa Smurf, who doesn’t look a day over 530, Brainy, Jokey, Smurfette and their entire village are sure to overcome any obstacle before them as they embark on fun-filled adventures guaranteed to keep both kids and grown-ups alike entertained for hours.
Enhanced content for The Smurfs: Season 1, Volume 1 includes:
· Bonus episode: The Smurfs Springtime Special – In this episode, the Smurfs suffer at the hands of their arch-enemy, the evil wizard Gargamel, as Smurf village busies itself in preparations for Easter and a newly-hatched baby duck.
· Smurfs: The Music Video—A music video featuring the famous title sound track, cut to the rhythm of the best moments from the first season.