THE SIMPSONS: SEASON 12 – on DVD 8/18/09

The Simpsons Season 12 DVD

[Press Release – Released by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment]

CENTURY CITY, CA. – Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie return for more outrageous adventures when “The Simpsons” The Complete Twelfth Season arrives on DVD August 18th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. The longest running animated series in television history, the latest DVD collection features all 21 classic episodes from the 2000-01 season including Bart’s boy band odyssey in “New Kids on the Blecch” featuring pop sensations N’Sync and a hilarious less-than-ordinary day for Homer, Bart and Lisa in “Trilogy of Error.” The season also boasts an impressive line-up of talented guest stars including Drew Barrymore, Edward Norton, Justin Timberlake, Stephen King, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Roger Daltry and many more.

“The Simpsons” The Complete Twelfth Season is loaded with special features including an introduction from Matt Groening; audio commentaries on every episode with Groening and “The Simpsons” Executive Producers, Writers, Actors and Directors; deleted scenes; animation showcases; original sketches; special language feature; featurettes and more. As an added bonus, the set comes in collectible packaging modeled after the overweight and over opinionated retailer Comic Book Guy. The DVD collection will be available for a suggested retail price of $49.98 U.S./$69.98 Canada. Prebook is July 22.

“The Simpsons” The Complete Twelfth Season Special Features:
All episodes are compiled on four discs (full frame, aspect ratio 1.33:1). Each episode is presented with English 5.1 Dolby Surround, Spanish and French Stereo and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The following is a breakdown of each disc:

Disc One:
– Treehouse of Horror XI
– A Tale of Two Springfields
– Insane Clown Poppy
– Lisa the Tree Hugger
– Homer vs. Dignity
– Additional Bonus Features Include:

  • Commentaries featuring Executives Producers, Writers, Directors, Cast and many more
  • Illustrated Commentary: Lisa the Tree Hugger
  • Animation Showcase: Treehouse of Horror XI
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Special Language Feature: Homer Vs. Dignity

Disc Two:
– The Computer Wore Menace Shoes
– The Great Money Caper
– Skinner’s Sense of Snow
– HOMR
– Pokey Mom
– Worst Episode Ever
– Additional Bonus Features Include:

  • Commentaries featuring Executives Producers, Writers, Directors, Cast and many more
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Comic Book Guy: Best. Moments. Ever. featurette
  • Illustrated Commentary: HOMR

Disc Three:
– Tennis the Menace
– Day of the Jackanapes
– New Kids on the Blecch
– Hungry, Hungry Homer
– Bye Bye Nerdie
– Additional Bonus Features Include:

  • Commentaries featuring Executives Producers, Writers, Directors, Cast and many more
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Animation Showcase: Day of the Jackanapes

Disc Four:
– Trilogy of Error
– I’m Goin’ to Praiseland
– Children of a Lesser Clod
– Simpson Tall Tales
– Additional Bonus Features Include:

  • Commentaries featuring Executives Producers, Writers, Directors, Cast and many more
  • Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by Executive Producer Mike Scully
  • Global Fanfest
  • Sketch Gallery
  • Illustrated Commentary: I’m Goin’ to Praiseland
  • The Commercials

About “THE SIMPSONS”
Currently the longest-running sitcom on television, The Simpsons aired their historic 400th episode in May 2007, followed by the hugely successful The Simpsons Movie in July 2007. The critically acclaimed series features Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie Simpson who take traditional family life and turn them upside down. Exploding into a cultural phenomenon in 1990, The Simpsons has remained one of the most visible and marketable properties both domestically and internationally. The Simpsons is noted for its famous celebrity guest voices and received a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame in January of 2000. In Spring 2008 The Simpsons Ride opened at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida and Hollywood, CA.
This multi-Emmy Award®-winning series is currently in production of its 21st Season. The Simpsons is a Gracie Films Production in association with 20th Century Fox Television. James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, and Al Jean are the Executive Producers. The Gracie Films Licensing and Marketing Division develops and produces the DVD collection for the series. Film Roman is the animation house.

About TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT
A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC (TCFHE) is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming on DVD, Blu-ray Disc (BD) and Digital Copy as well as acquisitions and original productions. The company also releases all products around the globe for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets – from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce – throughout the world. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company.

“THE SIMPSONS” THE COMPLETE TWELFTH SEASON
Street Date: August 18, 2009
Prebook Date: July 22, 2009
Price: $49.98 U.S./$69.98 Canada
Running Time: 506 minutes
Catalog #: 2258927
DVD Rating: NR
Closed Captioned: Yes