It’s time to spin into action! Wonder Woman, the 1970’s hit television show starring Lynda Carter, is being released on Blu-ray for the first time.
With the unexpected delay of the next Wonder Woman feature film starring Gal Gadot, Wonder Woman 1984. WB Home Entertainment decided to give fans a treat straight from Themyscira to hold them over by releasing the original TV series on July 28th.
It seems like the timing was going to line up with the original release date of Wonder Woman 1984 before Covid-19 changed everything. That caused Warner Bros to think fast and act fast with the release of the classic series.
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The series will follow a long tradition of DC Comics and WB’s home entertainment releases collaborations including classic TV shows such as Batman starring Adam West and Burt Ward and The Adventures Of Superman starring George Reeves. Wonder Woman The Series will have HD remastered versions of all the episodes. The series will also include the pilot movie that aired and will have commentary tracks with Lynda Carter herself.
Here are some of the features that the Blu-ray collection will include.
Wonder Woman: The Complete Collection Press Release
WONDER WOMAN: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
REMASTERED FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON BLU-RAY™!
COMING JULY 28, 2020 FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Wonder Woman, the beloved 1970s live-action television series starring Lynda Carter, has been remastered and is coming to Blu-ray™! Wonder Woman: The Complete Collection arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on July 28, 2020.
Save the world? That’s a man’s job. Then along comes star-spangled Wonder Woman with her bullet-deflecting bracelets and golden lariat to set everyone straight. With Lynda Carter staring as the title character, Season One features adventures in Wonder Woman’s original World War II era, while Seasons Two and Three whoosh forward to the disco-loving ‘70s. Times change. The need to smash evil, calamity and injustice does not.
The Wonder Woman: The Complete Collection Blu-ray box set (USA $64.99 SRP, Canada $69.99 CAN) comes complete with all 59 episodes, plus the treasured pilot movie, across 10 discs. Bonus features include:
Audio commentary of the pilot movie by Lynda Carter & executive producer Douglas S. Cramer
Audio commentary by Lynda Carter on episode, “My Teenage Idol is Missing”
Featurette – Beauty, Brawn and Bulletproof Bracelets: A Wonder Woman Retrospective
Featurette – Revolutionizing a Classic: From Comic Book to Television
Featurette – Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Feminist Icon
The TV movie pilot, The New Original Wonder Woman, premiered on November 7, 1975 on ABC. The first season of the series, Wonder Woman, debuted February 16, 1977 on ABC. The second and third seasons of the series aired on CBS, with the final original episode premiering on September 11, 1979.
The Wonder Woman series starred Lynda Carter in the title role as both Wonder Woman and her alter ego, Diana Prince, Lyle Waggoner as Steve Trevor, and Debra Winger as Wonder Girl/Drusilla. First season regulars included Beatrice Colen as Etta Candy, and Richard Eastham as General Philip Blankenship. Noteworthy guest stars included such luminaries of the era as singer/actor Rick Springfield, Red Buttons, Roy Rogers, Roddy McDowall, Frank Gorshin, Celeste Holm, Martin Mull, Dick Gautier, Ron Ely, Gary Burghoff, Leif Garrett, Ed Begley Jr., Dick Van Patten, Eve Plumb, Philip Michael Thomas, Cloris Leachman, Gavin MacLeod, Carolyn Jones, Joan Van Ark, Robert Reed, Anne Francis, John Saxon and many more.
The Wonder Woman: The Complete Collection will be priced at $64.99 and will span the series over ten Blu-ray discs. There is no word if the collection will also include a digital code Will you be adding this to your movie and TV collection? Make sure you keep spinning (but don’t get too dizzy) with The Illuminerdi for more news and content.
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