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[06/12/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Most Twisted High School Is Out for Summer! Comedy Central's(R) "Strangers with Candy: The Complete Series" DVD Deluxe Box Set Presented in Trapper Keeper-Esque Packaging Hits Stores on Tuesday, June 27

[via press release from Comedy Central]

THE MOST TWISTED HIGH SCHOOL IS OUT FOR SUMMER! COMEDY CENTRAL'S� "STRANGERS WITH CANDY: THE COMPLETE SERIES" DVD DELUXE BOX SET PRESENTED IN TRAPPER KEEPER�ESQUE PACKAGING HITS STORES ON TUESDAY, JUNE 27

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Loaded Bonus Features Include: Original Filmstrip Presentation From Teachers Noblet (Stephen Colbert) And Jellineck (Paul Dinello), A Message From Bob Whitely (Will Ferrell), "The Trip Back" PSA, On Set Interviews With The Cast And Much More

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NEW YORK, June 12, 2006�The former user, boozer and loser, 46 year-old Jerri Blank (Amy Sedaris) might not have graduated from high school but her experiences will be treasured forever. For the first-time ever, COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment has created specialty packaging for its DVD release. The "Strangers with Candy: The Complete Series" DVD deluxe box set is designed a la Trapper Keeper-style with folders inside for each season scribbled with dirty doodles. It is a must-have for fans. Released via COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment, "Strangers with Candy: The Complete Series" DVD arrives in stores nationwide on Tuesday, June 27 and will be also available at http://shop.comedycentral.com.

"Strangers with Candy: The Complete Series" DVD is a six disc collector's set featuring all 30 episodes packaged a la Trapper Keeper-style. Bonus material include: an original filmstrip presentation from teachers Noblet (Colbert) and Jellineck (Dinello); A Message from Bob Whitely (Ferrell); "The Trip Back" PSA; on set interviews with Blank, Jellineck, Noblet, and Principal Blackman; interview with artist Ward Sutton who designed the DVD gift set; audio commentary on nine episodes; the original unaired pilot; 44�minute interview with the cast at Museum of Television & Radio; never�before�seen director's cut of two episodes; deleted scenes; blooper reel; storyboard animation and a dance sequence compilation.

THINKFilm has acquired all worldwide rights for the theatrical release of "Strangers with Candy." The film is set to open in New York on June 28 with a national expansion in July 2006. "Strangers with Candy" the movie stars Sedaris as Jerri Blank with Colbert as Chuck Noblet and Paul Dinello as Geoffrey Jellineck. Little does Blank know that the cool kids in her middle class suburb are far more dangerous then anyone she ever encountered in prison. The ensemble cast also includes Greg Hollimon (Principal Blackman), Deborah Rush, Dan Hedaya, Alison Janney, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Kristen Johnston, Justin Theroux, Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker and Sir Ian Holm.

Set in a timeless Anytown, USA, "Strangers with Candy" deals with topics very close to everyone who has suffered through freshman year in high school, only this time they are told through the eyes of an extremely unique freshman, 46 year-old Jerri Blank (Amy Sedaris). Jerri faces the hassles of high school with a new moral crisis, introduced in every episode, brought to a comically tidy, but twisted, resolution by show's end.

Created by Sedaris ("Sex and the City," "Late Show with David Letterman"), Stephen Colbert ("The Colbert Report"), Paul Dinello (Second City Improv) and Mitch Rouse ("The Secret Lives of Men") and starring Sedaris, Colbert and Dinello, the series follows the misadventures of the misunderstood Jerri Blank. Returning home after 32 years as a teenage runaway, the well-intentioned Jerri picks up her life exactly where she left it: living at home and subsequently flunking her freshman year in high school.

Visit www.paramount.com/homeentertainment to learn more about Paramount Home Entertainment's new releases, as well as other classic Hollywood films, television programs, animated titles and family and special interest programming. Paramount Home Entertainment is part of the operations of Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all�comedy network, currently is seen in more than 88 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is http://www.comedycentral.com.





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