Warner Readies ‘Eight Is Enough’ From the Vault10 Jan, 2012 By: John Latchem
Warner Home Video is preparing classic 1970s family sitcom “Eight Is Enough” for a DVD release. The show chronicled the lives of columnist Tom Bradford (Dick Van Patten), his wife and their eight children.
The show was based on a book by Thomas Braden. The cast includes Adam Rich, Willie Aames, Connie Needham, Dianne Kay, Susan Richardson, Laurie Walters and Lani O’Grady. The pilot episode, which is included in the set, featured Star Wars star Mark Hamill in the role of eldest brother David, played by Grant Goodeve in the series.
The two-disc Eight Is Enough: The Complete First Season is slated for April 17 (order date March 13) at $24.98. The set includes all nine episodes from the 1977 season and a cast reunion special.