Lionsgate Inspires ‘Family Fun’24 Apr, 2009 By: Kyra Kudick
Lionsgate May 19 releases “Family Fun Packs” of seven of its most beloved preschool properties: “The Doodlebops,” “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” “Miss Spider,” “Care Bears,” “Barney,” “Bob the Builder” and “Thomas & Friends.”
The three-DVD sets feature new packaging and will be available at $19.98 each.
“Doodlebops” is a musical TV series starring Deedee, Rooney and Moe Doodle as musicians in a band who sing, dance and learn together. The Doodlebops Fun Pack includes Dance & Hop With the Doodlebops, Rock & Bop With the Doodlebops and Doodlebops Superstars.
Clifford the Big Red Dog Fun Pack features stories inspired by the Scholastic children’s books: Clifford’s Doghouse Adventures, Rock N’ Roll Clifford and The New Baby on the Block.
“Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends” uses amusing stories to teach children valuable lessons such as the importance of being themselves. The DVD set includes Miss Spider the Movie (The Prince, the Princess and the Bee), Captain Sunny Patch and A Foggy Day in a Sunny Patch.
For more than two decades, preschoolers have learned lessons about friendship, helping others and using talents from the Care Bears. The Fun Pack set has Friends Forever, Season of Caring and Festival of Fun.
The popular purple dinosaur educates and entertains with singing and dancing in the Barney Fun Pack that has Dino Dancin’ Tunes, Rhyme Time Rhythm and Let’s Play School.
There is no construction project too big for Bob the Builder and his can-do crew as they learn lessons of positive thinking and teamwork. The Fun Pack includes Bob’s Favorite Adventures, Bob’s Big Plan and Dig, Lift, Haul.
Thomas & Friends continue “Making Tracks to Great Destinations” with the classic stories in Thomas & Friends Fun Pack: It’s Great to be an Engine, Thomas’ Sodor Celebration and Calling All Engines.