A school bully named Joey is making life miserable for Eddie. Joey (Jodie Foster) is a girl -- just one of the situations in the 4, Disc 26-Episode Complete Season One of The Courtship of Eddie's Father, the warmly remembered sitcom centering on the relationship between magazine executive Tom Corbett (Bill Bixby) and his grade-schooler son Eddie (Brandon Cruz), who hopes to find the ideal wife for his widower father (and a great mom for himself!). Helping make the father-son household a happy, high-spirited home is the Corbett's housekeeper Mrs. Livingston (Academy Award winner Miyoshi Umeki). Glenn Ford and Ron Howard played the father and son in the popular feature film that inspired the TV series.
The Warner Archive Collection has today released an MOD (manufacture on demand) 4-DVD set of The Courtship of Eddie's Father - The Complete 1st Season
. Last year's Classic TV Christmas Collection
, also from the Warner Archive, contained a single holiday-themed episode of Eddie's Father
, taken from the second season. Fans can now rejoice because all 26 episodes from the show's inaugural year, running 676 minutes, are included on this set! Cost is $39.95 SRP, and since the title is currently only available from the studio's online store WBshop.com (see button link below), it will only ship to U.S. destinations. However, almost all Warner Archive titles also become available via Amazon's CreateSpace MOD program after several weeks, so fans outside of the States can look forward to that soon. Here's the package art: