The Animal Show with Stinky and Jake coming to DVD April 13
The animal talk show arrives on DVD for the first time
Courtesy of Lionsgate
Bring in Earth Day with the world’s first animal talk show, as Lionsgate Home Entertainment releases Jim Henson’s The Animal Show with Stinky and Jake: Lions, Tigers & Bears!
The first ever DVD release from Jim Henson’s “The Animal Show with Stinky and Jake” — the furriest talk show ever to hit the airwaves — features five episodes starring endangered lions, tigers and bears. Children and adults of all ages will love this collection of the world’s first animal talk show that’s bursting with two hours of addicting tunes and hilarious hoopla.
The Jim Henson Company’s TV series garnered critical acclaim with two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Children’s Series/Children’s Programming, and received a “Parent’s Choice National Television Award”. The show also received endorsement from the National Education Association.
Originally broadcast on Fox Kids from 1994-1996, and then on Animal Planet in 1997, the release of Jim Henson’s The Animal Show with Stinky and Jake: Lions, Tigers & Bears is perfectly timed for Earth Day on April 22nd and will be available for the suggested retail price of $12.98.
ABOUT THE ANIMAL SHOW
“The Animal Show” brings out the wild side of wildlife - as only The Jim Henson Company can! Your hosts Stinky the Skunk and Jake the Polar Bear welcome guests of the animal kingdom to the furriest talk show to ever hit the airwaves. There's music and merriment in this show that has the animal world roaring! “Lions, Tigers and Bears” includes 5 episodes: “Zebra & Lion,” “Tiger & Tiger Beetle,” “Raccoon & Polar Bear,” “Chimpanzee & Hyena,” and “Grizzly Bear & Hedgehog.”
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