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New Zoo Revue - Season 1 (2004)

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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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Product Details

  • Format: Box set, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 6
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Brentwood Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: August 24, 2004
  • Run Time: 1440 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0002M5U74
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #141,906 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Editorial Reviews

NEW ZOO REVUESeason 1...Coming Right At YouThis 6 DVD Set contains an unprecedented 59 Episodes from the Award-Winning first season of this ground-breaking children's show.Watch Henrietta Hippo Freddie the Frog Charlie the Owl and the Gang spark the imagination through song and dance with hilarious hijinks that they share with the help of Doug and Emmy Jo!A WAY OF LIFE THROUH MUSICThe Emmy award-winning NEW ZOO REVUE debuted in syndication in the U.S. in 1971 and has reached more than 100 million viewers. The musical show is known for teaching values as a way of life for young people with episodes having such titles as "Fairness" "Manners" "Courage" and "Imagination" while inspiring children to become more caring and constructive.Today after 30 years after it premiered New Zoo Revue can still be seen in almost 60% of the country. Parents who grew up watching the show themselves are now watching it again with their children. Now a second generation is getting the chance to enjoy educational programming that teaches positive messages and entertaining life lessons that are as important today as they were thirty years ago...if not more so!System Requirements:Cast: Emily Peden Doug Momary. Copyright 2004 BCI.Format: DVD MOVIE Genre: TELEVISION/SERIES & SEQUELS UPC: 787364565399

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32 of 33 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Coming Right at You February 28, 2006
Finally all of season one is out on DVD. New Zoo Revue is an underrated kids' show where "three delightful animals" have fun at what they do. Those being Freddy Frog, Charlie Owl and Henrietta Hippo. The two humans, Doug and Emmy Jo, manage to be on hand without taking over. Yes it's the "E" word-- educational, and even has the "V" word-- values, but its not one of those plodding braindead lesson-heavy thinly disguised school shows that prodded Joe Barbera to quip that he was in favor of cartoons that were "mindlessly funny not mindlessly preachy." Kids love this show, and for good reason. Now that season one is out, they can let adults in on the fun.
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good for preschoolers August 12, 2006
I liked this show as a preschooler in the 70's (I think I was 3 or so when I watched it). My 4 yr. old thoroughly enjoyed the dvd when we rented it from the library recently. BUT- I must admit as an adult it can get a bit taxing after watching the same 10 episodes repeatedly- if you are buying this set, with 59 episodes, I doubt you'll run into that issue right away!

Some of the 'ballads' of Emmy Jo and Doug are a bit slow and dull, but overall it is a fun heartwarming show that I think many 2-5 yr olds would enjoy. (It is also amusing to see the clothing and other 70's laden-decor, it's like a trip back in time if you grew up in this era.)
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22 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT SHOW November 20, 2005
This was and is a GREAT SHOW, shows like BARNEY were just horrible and painful to watch but this is a show you can sit down and just enjoy it for what it is (a great childrens show). This show is just great for kids of all ages. They dont make quality childrens programming like this anymore.Again you have to enjoy the show for what it is and not be over critical of the time period in which it was done.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely Great!! August 3, 2007
I absolutely loved this show when I was growing up. I guess I was watching the reruns because I watched it in the early 80s as a child. Your children will love it, as long as they arent too "grown up" for innocent fun.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Young children will like this. Better'n Barney April 10, 2007
Unlike most of the other reviewers of this product, I actually KNEW Doug Momary (one of the show's stars.) Back when I was a teenager growing up in Whittier California, Doug was the City Parks and Recreation department drama director. I was in three of his summer plays and got to know him well. Does this bias my opinion of the New Zoo Review? Maybe, but since I know Doug and his background and committment to children, I know how the New Zoo Review works with children. Doug's talent extended from acting, directing, writing and music/lyrics. The New Zoo Review is Doug's crowning achievment. Children still enjoy this 'values based' program to this day.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I can't believe it!!! February 2, 2010
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I can't believe it!!! I finally found my favorite show as a kid. I was 3 when The New Zoo Revue started on air. I watched it all the time growing up in Dallas. I also remember watching the re-runs in the early 80's. I am buying a copy for me ( my husbands' gonna think I'm nuts) and I will buy a copy to send to my nieces & nephew. I can't wait to watch it!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
By R. West
I'm not quite sure what to say about The New Zoo Review. Unusual? Bizarre? Unique? All of the preceeding and more. It's so squeaky clean you feel like you need a shower after watching an episode. It's The Brady Bunch of pre-school TV. On the surface it's painfully cutesy yet at the same time if, as an adult, you peel off the cutesy layer and really listen to the messages, it's a truly great teaching/learning tool for the 4-7 year old age group. Unlike so many supposedly 'educational' kids shows, the underlying purpose of New Zoo is explaining values - what is and isn't important in life. New Zoo is all about values and morals and making the right decisions. Basic values and morals never go out of style ( or at least they shouldn't, though sadly... but thats another, much longer discussion ). New Zoo finds ways to make the value the message of each episode. In that it succeeds brilliantly.

The New Zoo Review is not for every child. Some kids have a different sense of what 'works' for them, just as some kids love a teacher that other kids simply can't stand. The same principle applies to most everything in life. My gut feeling is that New Zoo works better for the quiet, introspective, bookish child. There is relatively little physical action. Instead there is constant inter-action between the characters - conversation and song woven through situational skits about a single value or concept per episode.

One thing very few people are aware of is that the two human characters, Doug Momary (the shows co-creator) and Emily (Emmy Jo) Peden, are married in real life, were during the programs run and have been for nearly 40 years. They still work together behind the scenes in a TV production company.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars New Zoo's Review January 19, 2009
I bought this for my little nephew because I grew up watching the show and loved it. Now he watches it and loved it too. It also brought back good memories for me.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars New Zoo Revue???
New Zoo Revue is a Educational Program that taught different things about life.Like Feelings, Saying you are Sorry! Read more
Published 3 months ago by Fred123
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it
This was my favorite show when I was younger, I am glad to be able to pass it on to my kids, may be a little slow for them....lol.
Published 3 months ago by Starla Y. Cisson
5.0 out of 5 stars Looking all over for this!
Remember this show from when I was little! Can still sing the theme song! Couldn't believe I found it online! A TON of episodes! Can't wait to share with my nephew!
Published 4 months ago by J. K.
5.0 out of 5 stars to re-live these times..
brings back fond memories. this was part of my weekend mornings as a kid and although watching it now at my age it seems low budget , its still good innocent entertainment for... Read more
Published 5 months ago by monica wright
5.0 out of 5 stars BEWARE There's a bug in the Zoo!
This is such a great show. 40 years later I still enjoy it, allthough I would never admit it. Good for pre-schoolers and anyone who remembers it from their childhood. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Ricky
5.0 out of 5 stars Great lessons that should be taught again...
Its too bad people have to bash something simply because it didnt fit their bill...but this show as cheesey as it may seem today was one of the better ones I grew up on, helped me... Read more
Published 6 months ago by bagpiper8
5.0 out of 5 stars Bought this because my husband wanted it for our new baby!
My husband loved this show as a child. Although I don't remember it, he insisted we buy it for our baby. She is 2.5 months and likes to watch TV. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Heather
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun times!
When I was a little girl, I'd have to get up early every morning and head over to my babysitter's home where I could not fall back asleep. This show saved me. Read more
Published 13 months ago by The Dabbling Mum
5.0 out of 5 stars love it love it love it
keep those youngsters entertained as well as educated about morals and respect.....this show teaches it all.....catchy tune too.....loved it as a child
Published 13 months ago by elizabeth l kitting
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun
This is a guaranteed child entertainer. My nephew can become very busy easily so I thought this would be the great gift for him. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Tracey
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