Paramount has now offiicially announced that the Complete Second Season of The Andy Griffith Show will be released on DVD May 24, 2005. The list price will probably be about the same as for the Complete First Season (around $40). There are expected to be some special features with the new release, possibly including some of the original sponsor commercials featuring the cast members. Paramount has also announced that it plans to release the Complete Third Season this fall and the Complete Fourth Season before the end of the year. Tentative dates for the those releases likely will be announced before Memorial Day.
The Season 2 set will not only feature the original episodes from the 2nd year of “The Andy Griffith Show,” but will also feature original sponsor ads for the episodes. DVDS are available at Amazon, Weavers and other media stores.
Plans have already been announced for Season 3.
In related news, A&E Home Video is delivering television legend Michael Landon’s award-winning series, HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN: SEASON ONE, to the CBA marketplace on April 26. Available for the first time on DVD, the long-awaited seven-disc set features all 24 episodes, including the two-part pilot, in addition to seldom-seen outtakes and the documentary tribute, Michael Landon: Memories with Laughter and Love. Classic television fans and devotees can bring the top rated family drama championing good values, strength of character and kindness home for $79.95 SRP. Details at Highway to Heaven on DVD
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