August 18, 2014 The Wonders Years Series finally gets DVD release
From Joe Cocker’s timeless rendition of the Beatles classic, “With a Little Help from My Friends” to the hundreds of classic rock, pop and soul hits that followed over the six seasons of The Wonder Years is one of the most memorable series from the 1980’s running on ABC from 1988 to 1993. With so much great music from the 1960’s and 1970’s era interjected in the fabric of each episode fans have eagerly awaited an official DVD release of the series. Now for the first time ever StarVista Entertainment/Time Life has spent vast resources to ensure that the series will delivered in its most pristine and unedited state for the complete series release on DVD.
Fans of the series will thrill to the extensive list of cleared music, which includes 285 modern day classics and instrumentals such as “Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)” by The Byrds, “Louie Louie” by The Kingsmen, “Sunshine of Your Love” by Cream, Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” The Trogg’s “Wild Thing,” “Good Vibrations” and “Wouldn’t it Be Nice” by The Beach Boys, “My Girl” by The Temptations and hundreds of others! Including the 116 clearances of the theme “With a Little Help from My Friends,” the total number of cleared songs is 401!
This special box set is available now for pre-order as a 26-disc collector’s set featuring all 115 episodes housed in a replica metal locker, along with a host of extras including 23 total hours of specially-produced bonus programming — featurettes, an incredible cast reunion 16 years in the making and never-before-seen outtakes. Available exclusively online at TimeLife.com/WonderYears for $249.95. Also available day-and-date are The Wonder Years Experience ($299.95), which includes all the elements from the Complete Series, along with a selection of limited-edition memorabilia created exclusively for this set: a Kennedy Junior High School tee shirt, tube socks, and a vintage gym bag; a Kennedy Junior High School pennant and commemorative patch, The Wonder Years collectible pins, and a newly-produced Wonder Years CD, and The Wonder Years Signature Edition ($499.95), limited to 500 sets, includes everything from the complete series and experience editions; each set will also be hand-signed by Fred Savage, Danica McKellar and other cast members, housed in a numbered locker and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.