One season wonder The Monroes, which aired on ABC during the 1966-1967 season, is coming to DVD next month. According to TVShowsOnDVD.com, Shout! Factory is releasing the Western TV series on September 6th. At least initially it will be a Walmart exclusive. You can pre-order the set at Walmart.com for just $13.37.
Set in the 1870s, The Monroes followed five orphaned children struggling to run their frontier homestead after their parents drowned while the family was making their way to Wyoming. Michael Anderson Jr., Barbara Hershey, Keith Schultz, Kevin Schultz, and Tammy Loche starred.
The series faced stiff competition from The Beverly Hillbillies on CBS and The Virginian on NBC and was not renewed for a second season. A total of 26 episodes were aired.