CBS/Paramount hasn't formally announced it yet
, but - according to a pre-order listing at Amazon - the plan is for a May 20th
release of Happy Days - The 5th Season
on DVD. That item - coming five-and-a-half years after the most recent season set release - is priced at $39.98 SRP, minus the discount the big e-tailer offers. This 5th season (out of 11 in all) kicks off with the 3-part story, "Hollywood," and the 27 half-hour installments from this production year include the 2-part fan favorite story "Fonzie and Leather Tuscadero," as well as the first-ever appearance of Robin Williams as "Mork from Ork." Details and package art haven't been made available yet (
indeed, since right now this item is prior to its actual studio announcement, we're not even certain if the Amazon listing will actually stay put! OR if the date is finalized...it most likely will move
). Stay tuned, however, and we'll keep you updated as further developments occur. Our thanks to one of our longtime readers, "Jeff," for being the first to let us know about this item.
Paramount Home Entertainment has now formally announced this title, confirming the date, artwork, and all the other information we've previously provided to our readers. No new details have been provided. If we get any further info, we'll post a news story with it.