The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, one of America's favorite family sitcoms of all time (which originally ran on ABC from 1952 to 1966) was the first to feature an entire family in the cast that Ricky+Nelsonplayed themselves. The show featured real-life married couple Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, and their sons, David and Rick Nelson – the latter of whom went on to become a music pop-star sensation and motion picture star (in films like Rio Bravo, released in 1959 – see photo right).

Unfortunately, the entire cast has now passed away. And though embedded in the American TV psyche, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet has never been released on DVD.

But Sam Nelson, grandson to the show's parental leads, and son of David, is making every attempt to change that. And you can help.

The beloved and iconic program, which so very well represents the ideals of true American family values, deserves to be preserved, packaged and distributed not only to original Ozzie and Harriet fans, but to contemporary and future viewers of all ages.

To find out just how much you can help to properly sustain the classic TV memories of watching The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, and to help create new and very sustainable and worthy memories for the next generation of watchers, please click on the links below.

Ozzie and Harriet NelsonTo read about Sam Nelson's efforts to bring back Ozzie and Harriet to American mainstream culture, click on this link:

http://www.wwlp.com/dpp/mass_appeal/leisure/help-save-classic-series-ozzie-%26-harriet?ref=scroller&categoryId=10032&status=true

To learn more about the special Ozzie and Harriet DVD project, pay a visit to this page at:

www.kickstarter.com/projects/2100802854/ozzie-and-harriet-reviving-an-american-treasure

For even more reading about Ozzie and Harriet on DVD, please visit the Home Theater Forum thread:

http://www.hometheaterforum.com/t/314965/ozzie-harriet

Herbie J Pilato is a Writer/Producer who has worked for Syfy, A&E, TLC, Bravo, The Discovery Channel, Universal, Warner Bros. and Sony. Herbie J is the author of a number of acclaimed TV tie-in books (The Bionic Book, Life Story - The Book of Life Goes On, The Bewitched Book, Bewitched Forever, The Kung Fu Book of Caine, The Kung Fu Book of Wisdom, and NBC & ME: My Life As A Page In A Book). Herbie J is also the Founder and Executive Director for The Classic TV Preservation Society (a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the gap between positive TV shows and education), the Creative Director for Erie Street Entertainment (a TV production company that is geared toward sci-fi/fantasy, and family-oriented material), and appears frequently on TV in shows, like the TV Guide Channel's new series, 100 Moments That Changed TV (now airing every Sunday night in October). For more information, please log on to www.ClassicTVPS.blogspot.com or www.ErieStreetEntertainment.blogspot.com, or contact Herbie J directly via hjpilato@yahoo.com.

 

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