We are HUGE Jake fans in our house! My 18-month old daughter starts dancing whenever she hears Sharky and Bones start to sing! If you aren’t familiar with Jake and his crew – the show is very similar to Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer in the way that it really invites your child to participate in each episode.
Jake and the Never Land Pirates is a musical interactive animated Disney Junior show based on the successful Disney franchise, Peter Pan that was in turn based on the famous book and play by British author J.M. Barrie. It is the first Disney Junior original show following the switch from Playhouse Disney. It’s on each morning on Disney as well as during the day on the new Disney Junior channel!
This DVD comes with “Peter Pan Returns” as well as five additional episodes for a running time of 169 minutes. Their “full-length” is the televised, one-hour-with-commercials episode.
The other episodes included on this DVD are:
1. The Elephant Surprise!/Jake’s Jungle Groove (Capt. Hook and Smee hide in a wooden elephant then try to steal all of the pirate crew’s treasures; Izzy and Cubby have a dance party with the bongos and teach Jake the Skull and Bones Stomp)
2. The Pirate Pup!/Pirate Rock! (Jake’s puppy steals Capt. Hook’s boot; Capt. Hook tries to keep Jake and his friends from playing their pirate music but ends up joining them)
3. The Sword and the Stone/Jake’s Home Run (Jake’s sword is the key to opening a mysterious door; Jake and his friends have to get their only baseball back from Capt. Hook)
4. The Pirate Princess/The Rainbow Wand (Izzy tells her mates about the cursed pirate princess, then they find her and set her free; the pirate crew finds the pirate princess’s wand and return it to her)
5. Mama Hook Knows Best!/Pixie Dust Away (This is a new episode, Capt. Hook’s mother comes for a visit and wants to go on a treasure hunt, Jake and his crew follow a map to treasure, Capt. Hook steals the treasure only to have his mother reprimand him for taking something that wasn’t his; Izzy loses her pixie dust, but the fairies lead them on a hunt to the Fountain of Forever to replenish her store)
This is described as a two-DVD pack; the first DVD is all the episodes and the bonus material and the second DVD is the digital copy.
Join Jake and his crew in search of Peter Pan’s shadow! Yay hey! The most famous Never Land hero of all time is back! Before you can say, “I can fly!” – Peter Pan returns to lead Jake And The Never Land Pirates on their first-ever full-length adventure. During a game of “catch-me-if-you-can,” Peter Pan’s mischievous shadow slips away.and winds up in the clutches of that sneaky snook, Captain Hook! Now it’s up to Jake, Izzy, Cubby – and YOU – to help Peter rescue his shadow. Then, enjoy more excitement with five Jake And The Never Land Pirates adventures, including a DVD premiere. Awash with happy thoughts, swashbuckling action, new songs, and never-ending fun, Jake And The Never Land Pirates: Peter Pan Returns! proves good friends can do great things when they work together!
You can pick this DVD up at a store near you or find it on Amazon.com!