Saturday, February 11, 2006

'Happy Days' The Musical?; Saturday Shopping on Amazon.com

Happy Days is back with an all-new cast! This time it is a musical and it will be a play running in Burbank, CA at the Falcon Theatre. The musical will be directed by Gary Marshall himself. He of course created and produced the '70s sitcom that took place in the good 'ole '50s.
Grab your poodle skirt and letterman jacket and come on down to the Falcon Theatre! It's May, 1959 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Fonzie (Joey McIntyre of Dancing with the Stars) is still the king of cool at his favorite malt shop, Arnold's. The school year is coming to an end and Richie, Lori Beth, Potsie, Ralph Malph and the rest of the gang, are all getting ready to graduate from Jefferson High School. All your favorites from this famous sitcom, including Pinky Tuscadero and the Malachi Brothers, are here to sing you back into the '50s. Bring the ENTIRE FAMILY for a musical celebration of nostalgia at its best and brightest!
Previews start this Wednesday (Feb. 15) and will run through Feb. 23. The opening night will be Feb. 24 and will run through March 12. Showtimes are Tues-Sat at 8pm, Saturday at 3pm and Sunday at 4pm. Tickets are between $25.00 and $37.50. Starring Joey McIntyre (Dancing with the Stars) as The Fonz, Ernie Sabella (Perfect Strangers) as Arnold and Christine Lakin (Step by Step) as Joanie. The rest of the cast includes: Audra Blaser, Ryan Bollman, Joseph Leo Bwarie, Wayne Duvall, Cynthia Ferrer, Philip Lightstone, Heather Lindell, Matt Merchant, Jaclyn Miller, DeQuina Moore, Rory O'Malley, Robert Petrarca, Paul C. Vogt and Anna A. White. So come on down to the Falcon Theatre to hear the Fonz say, "Aaayh!!! It's a Musical!!"

Instead of going out shopping on a Saturday, sit back and shop right here with us! Today we will be giving away bargain prices of sitcom DVD sets that have not been selling too tell. Here are the items up for bids: 227 - The Complete 1st Season, Who's the Boss? - The Complete First Season, Barney Miller - The First Season, Night Court - The Complete First Season, Just Shoot Me - Seasons One & Two, Murphy Brown - The Complete First Season. If you are fans of these sitcoms, please buy the sets if you have not already (and if you are not a fan, try them anyway!). It will certainly make a difference to get the next season of these shows if sales spike up.
So, what's the next item up for bids? Well, one of the best DVD players to play these DVD sets, Bob! It's the Panasonic DVD S29S DVD Player and it is yours if the price is right! Do I hear $1? No, sorry we are not giving this away as a prize, but you can buy it for an affordable price at Amazon.com.
Now what is your complaint? You don't have a television set to hook up the DVD player to watch these DVDs? Not to worry, our next item up for bids is a great television set. It's the Sony KV-30HS420 30" FD Trinitron WEGA HD-Ready Widescreen CRT TV (say that ten times fast!) and it will be all yours if the price is right. You can buy that on Amazon.com for a great price, too.
What? You travel a lot and have no time to watch your DVDs? Well that's fine, too! You're in luck because we also have a portable DVD player item up for bids. It's the Samsung DVD-L70 7" Portable DVD Player and again it will be all yours if the price is right! Buy it right here with us at Amazon.com. After all this, I don't want to hear any complaints on why you didn't buy these DVD sets! I just gave you everything you need!
This blog story is brought to you by (not really!) by The Price is Right Million Dollar Spectacular airing this Tuesday at 8/7 central only on CBS!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 24

Young Rock - "You Gotta Get Down to Get Up" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Memphis, 1996: The WWF sends Dwayne to Memphis to develop his wrestling skills; when a booker bullies Downtown Bruno, Dwayne decides to fight back; in 2032, candidate Johnson's conflict with Dr. Julien comes to a head.

Young Rock - "Let the People Decide" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
In 2032, candidate Johnson rides the ups and downs of election day; in 1984, Rocky and Ata are at a crossroads with their futures in wrestling; in 1987, teenage Dwayne learns that the family is leaving Nashville.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 23)

Tuesday, May 24

  • Annie Murphy (Kevin Can F**k Himself/Schitt's Creek) - Catch Annie on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Chris Parnell (Happy Together/Suburgatory/Big Lake/Miss Guided) - Chris appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ben Schwartz (The Afterparty/Space Force/House of Lies/Parks and Recreation) - Ben will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mila Kunis (Family Guy/That '70s Show) - Mila is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office/Splitting Up Together) and Angela Kinsey (The Office/The Hotwives of Orlando) - Jenna and Angela are guests on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Shannon (The Other Two/Divorce/Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) and David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Double Rush/Parenthood) - Molly, David and Michael Vartan are part of a Never Been Kissed reunion on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jon Hamm (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Jon talks about Top Gun: Maverick on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Michelle Buteau (Bless the Harts/Enlisted) - The Good Dish has Michelle's plum upside-down cake, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin puts a creative spin on a classic recipe that will have you singing for your supper on The Good Dish, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February-May)

ALT= Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release) Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)

02/08 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Ninth Season
02/22 - Everybody Hates Chris - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
02/22 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Eight
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/15 - Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season
03/15 - The Proud Family - The Complete Original Series - Anniversary Collection
03/22 - The Honeymooners Specials - The Complete Collection
03/29 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/29 - Young Rock - Season One
04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
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