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Mr. Belvedere - Official Press Release Gives the Final Details of Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD

We can live the good life yet, with Shout!'s March 17th release

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For Immediate Release

Welcome Home Mr. Belvedere! One of the Most Popular Family Sitcoms
In the History of Television Finally Debuts on DVD!


For the First Time, Television Fans Can Relive All 29 Laugh-out-Loud Episodes
From the First Two Seasons of this Beloved Sitcom in a Very Special Collectible 5-DVD Box Set

Special DVD Bonus Content Includes Saturday Night Live: Mr.
Fan Club Sketch and All-New Interviews with the Cast

Available on March 17, 2009 from Shout! Factory

February 12, 2009 - When Pittsburgh sports columnist George Owens and wife Marsha, a new law school student, find themselves with little time to spend with their three rambunctious kids, Marsha places an ad for some household help. Enter Mr. Belvedere, a quick-witted, refined, portly English housekeeper. He is hired by the Owens and quickly sets about whipping this family into shape with hilarious and heartwarming results. To the millions of television viewers worldwide who watched Mr. Belvedere, starring Christopher Hewett, Bob Uecker, Ilene Graff, Brice Beckham, Tracy Wells and Rob Stone, this affectionately remembered (and lampooned) family sitcom not only lives on as a cult favorite, but also often stood as the representation of '80s American suburban family life.

Marking 24 years after Mr. Belvedere's initial premiere on network television, the cast come together for the first time on DVD when Shout! Factory presents the long-awaited Twentieth Century Fox Television production's Mr. Belvedere: Seasons One & Two DVD box set on March 17, 2009. Boasting as one of the top requested '80s classic television shows to be released on DVD, this 5-DVD collector's set contains all 29 episodes from the first two seasons and exclusive bonus content with all-new cast interviews with Bob Uecker (George Owens), Ilene Graff (Marsha), Brice Beckham (Wesley) and Rob Stone (Kevin); and a very special bonus feature Saturday Night Live: Mr. Belvedere Fan Club Sketch, starring Tom Hanks. Available for the first time, Mr. Belvedere Seasons One & Two, two complete seasons of this Primetime Emmy®-winning show in one very special deluxe box set, is priced to own at $44.99.

Mr. Belvedere premiered on ABC in 1985 and enjoyed a six-season run, but has endured ever since as a symbol of its time. The story of one family trying to have it all-with some unlikely help-the show wasn't afraid to deal with real issues and still make you laugh.

Bonus Features:
  • Saturday Night Live: Mr. Belvedere Fan Club Sketch
  • All-new cast interviews

Shout! Factory is a diversified entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their careers sharing their music, television and film faves with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory's DVD offerings serve up classic, contemporary and cult TV series, riveting sports programs, live music, animation and documentaries in lavish packages crammed with extras. The company's audio catalogue boasts GRAMMY®-nominated boxed sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable "best of" compilations. These riches are the result of a creative acquisitions mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, Calif. Its fine products are distributed by Vivendi Visual Entertainment. For more on Shout! Factory, visit

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