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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted January 06 2014 - 09:40 AM







Fan-Favorite Series Arrives On DVD For The First Time Ever
February 4th From CBS Home Entertainment And
 Paramount Home Media Distribution


Street Date: 2/4/13

DVD SRP: $29.99 U.S.


Romance is in the air just in time for Valentine’s Day when JOANIE LOVES CHACHI: THE COMPLETE SERIES arrives on DVD February 4th from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution. Starring Scott Baio and Erin Moran in their roles as young teenagers in love, the new collection marks the very first time the series becomes available on DVD.


Created by Garry Marshall (Happy DaysLaverne & Shirley) and Lowell Ganz (Laverne & ShirleyJOANIE LOVES CHACHI: THE COMPLETE SERIES includes all 17 episodes of the classic show in a three-disc collection.


Set in the 1960s, the spin-off to Happy Days follows Joanie Cunningham (Moran) and Chachi Arcola (Baio) as they move to Chicago and start a rock band. Often performing at Chachi’s family's Italian restaurant, every episode of the beloved TV comedy is filled with romance and unforgettable musical numbers.


JOANIE LOVE CHACHI: THE COMPLETE SERIES will be available for the suggested retail price of $29.99 US and $33.99 CAN.  The DVD is presented in 4x3 full frame with English Mono audio and English SDH subtitles. It is Not Rated in the U.S. and rated G in Canada.  The total running time is approximately 6 hours and 50 minutes.  The disc breakdown is as follows:


Disc One:


  • Chicago
  • The Performance
  • I Do, I Don’t, I Do
  • College Days 


Disc Two:


  • Fonzie’s Visit
  • Joanie’s Roommate
  • One-On-One
  • No Nudes Is Good Nudes
  • Everybody Loves Aunt Vanessa
  • Beatlemania
  • Best Foot Foward


Disc Three:


  • Goodbye Delvecchio’s, Hello World
  • Term Paper
  • My Dinner With Chachi
  • Christmas Show
  • First Love, Last Love
  • The Elopement






  • Street Date: February 4, 2014
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Runtime: Approximately 6 hours 50 minutes
  • Pricing: $29.99
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#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Ron1973


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Posted January 06 2014 - 09:50 AM

Does anyone know yet if there are music replacements and/or edited scenes to remove music?

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#3 of 6 OFFLINE   John Kilduff

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Posted January 06 2014 - 10:13 AM

Since it's a CBS title, it's practically a guarantee that there will be edits and music replacements. It seems that the only CBS titles that haven't been edited are those that are licensed out to other companies like Shout! Factory or VEI.




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Posted January 07 2014 - 07:20 AM

For people who've never seen this show or haven't seen it in decades, you can check out some of the episodes (if you dare) on YouTube:


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Posted January 07 2014 - 10:39 AM

No wonder all of it fits in one set, by the time Constantly Butchering is done there will only be maybe an hour or two left of footage, if the music content is to be what I remember it to be. 


"Beatlemania"?  I wonder how they'll get out of this one...

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Posted January 07 2014 - 02:34 PM

This is a show about music, so they'll probably leave something.

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