H. R. Pufnstuf to scare a whole new generation

The wonderfully fun, yet slightly creepy exploits of H. R. Pufnstuf are set to come to DVD as the complete series gets a box set.

The series follows the story of Jimmy, who, while playing on a riverbank with his magic singing flute, Freddie, boards a boat that mysteriously summons him. Unfortunately for Jimmy, the boat was sent by the evil Witchiepoo, who is out to steal Freddie for herself. Jimmy manages to escape to the enchanted Living Island, where the mayor, H.R. Pufnstuf, rescues him. Throughout the series, H.R. Pufnstuf and the other enchanted colorful characters from the island help Jimmy as he tries to thwart Witchiepoo and escape the island with Freddie.

The collection will include more than two hours of bonus features, with rare and never-before-seen footage including brand-new commentary with Sid & Marty Krofft, as well as exclusive interviews with Billie Hayes (Witchiepoo), Jack Wild (Jimmy) and TV historian Hal Erickson. As an added bonus, the set includes the original 1950s Krofft pilot Irving and specially selected TV Land promo spots.

The complete series will be available February 10, 2004, for $39.95.

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