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In the late 70s, nearly every teen boy had at least one poster of the woman with the dazzling smile and the hair that every girl tried to emulate. Catch Farrah Fawcett in her first leading role as Jill Munroe with the complete first season of Charlie's Angels, a show that mixed beauty, brains, and Bosley with a big chunk of humor. She was only on the show the first year, but her short... more
It seems the critics aren't in love with the updated movie version of Land of the Lost, but what about the original? You can get the complete Land of the Lost series to see if it stands up to the test of time. Bear in mind, sometimes things aren't exactly as you remember them from your childhood, but there's still high entertainment value in this show's low-budget sets and pure 70s look.
Next Generation, Voyager, and Enterprise all continue the Star Trek adventure, and each of these television series features a different Enterprise captain. Get the series you missed, or check out an old favorite with these Star Trek DVDs that feature Kirk, Picard, Janeway, and the other intrepid starship leaders who boldly went where no one had gone before. While there's no one like James T., we must admit that we're big fans of Next... more
Who killed Laura Palmer? We'll give you a hint: it wasn't the Log Lady. Re-visit this quirky, but classic television series created by David Lynch and Mark Frost. Twin Peaks-The Definitive Gold Box Edition comes complete with both season 1 and season 2, as well as the elusive pilot episode. The episodes have been newly remastered to improve on the original VHS version. Be sure to grab yourself a cup of coffee and a... more
Even if you missed this British series when it originally aired in the sixties (and beyond), there's no reason to miss out on the revamped Doctor Who that's getting ready to start its fifth season. This clever show revolves around a time-traveling man (a Time Lord) known only as "The Doctor," and his companion of the moment. They encounter new planets, visit with historical characters like Dickens and Shakespeare, and always, always fight the... more
From Steve Martin to Mike Myers, Saturday Night Live has introduced the world to a number of comedic talents. One former SNL regular, Jimmy Fallon, started his new gig as host of NBC's Late Night on March 2nd. As the new Late Night host, he's following in the steps of another Saturday Night Live member, Conan O'Brien. See Fallon in his earlier days with Saturday Night Live - Best of Jimmy Fallon, and watch... more
There are only 12 models of Cylons. If that makes no sense to you whatsoever, you've missed out on the updated version of the old (and woefully dated) show Battlestar Galactica. Catch up with your sci-fi loving friends with Battlestar Galactica - Season 1, a show that defies the conventional wisdom that television needs to pander to the deeply unintelligent. It's smart, moves at a breathtaking pace, and doesn't rely on CGI and other... more
We're not huge fans of Lost (we've only seen a few episodes) but half the people we work with are obsessed with it and want the world to know that Lost - The Complete Fourth Season is now out on DVD. To sum up: More than 3 months after their fateful crash, the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 discover that the only thing more dangerous than the island might be the people who have... more
The best way to ease tension among family members during the holidays is with humor. Now on DVD: A Colbert Christmas - The Greatest Gift of All!, starring Stephen Colbert, "dirty liberals" Elvis Costello and Willie Nelson, and "real American" Toby Keith. The special include Yuletide songs like "There Are Much Worse Things to Believe In" and "Little Dealer Boy," a book-burning video yule log, and 3 alternate endings.
Can you believe it's been almost 25 years since The Cosby Show first aired on TV? In its 8 seasons, the show that TV Guide says "almost single-handedly revived the sitcom" won 6 Emmys, a Peabody, and 2 Humanitas Prizes. Find out why with this 25th anniversary commemorative edition Cosby Show box set, which comes with 26 DVDs plus a commemorative hardcover book. Bonus features include an interview with the director, a blooper real,... more
Would you believe the Get Smart box set comes out the same week the new James Bond movie hits theaters? The Emmy Award-winning spy spoof has been digitally restored and packaged in a 25-DVD collection that contains all 138 original episodes from the show's 1965-1970 TV run, plus more than 8 hours of bonus material. More great box sets.
Join Eric, Donna, Kelso, and the rest of the gang for 8 seasons, 200 episodes, and almost 4000 minutes of one of our favorite TV shows. That '70s Show - The Complete Giftset is now available on DVD. Set in 1970s suburban Wisconsin, the fashions and technology may be retro but the mishaps, adventures, and humor are timeless enough to make people of all generations laugh.
Volume two begins four months after the Emmy Award-nominated first season's explosive finale, just as the heroes are struggling, once again, to adapt to normal existence. The 4-disc set contains all the TV episodes, plus some bonus features with untold stories and an alternate ending to the season finale. Compare prices on the first season of Heroes.
Several months ago we were regularly volunteering to babysit for our friends with fancy on-demand cable, just so we could watch episodes from the final season of The Wire. We never did get to see all of them, but as of today, Season 5 of The Wire is out on DVD, so you'll know where to find us when we're not at work - glued to the sofa, in front of the TV. The... more
The third season of the hit Showtime series Weeds comes out on DVD this week. Matthew Modine joins the cast as a real estate mogul who hooks up with both pot-dealing soccer mom Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) and her friendly nemesis Celia (Elizabeth Perkins). Meanwhile, Nancy's son Silas (Hunter Parrish) finds romance with a religious girl (Mary-Kate Olsen), Nancy gets a legit job, and Carrie Fisher guest stars as Celia's divorce lawyer.
Long before Sex and the City, Sarah Jessica Parker starred in Square Pegs, an early '80s sitcom about two teenage girls who are desperate to overcome their geeky nature and fit in with the cool kids. The show was a Family Event for some of us, and we're thrilled it's finally out on DVD. "Totally." Check out our Sex and the City shopping guide.
We haven't been getting out much lately because we've been at home watching Season 4 of The Wire, the best show on TV. Stringer may be gone (*sob*), but "Omar back!" (There's one especially great scene where Omar goes out in his satin pajamas to get Cheerios.) The 4th season focuses on a group of 8th graders (taught by Prez) trying to survive in the streets of West Baltimore as the city's mayoral race... more
Good news for Futurama fans: The first of 4 new straight-to-DVD Futurama full-length movies is now available. As Bender Bending Rodriguez, that lovable robot scamp, would say, "I'm Back Baby!" With the same writers and voices as the TV show, Futurama the Movie: Bender's Big Score finds the Futurama crew fighting to save Earth in an epic battle against nudist alien Internet scammers, and discovering the secret of time travel tattooed on Fry's buttocks.... more
The first season of Flight of the Conchords, the hilarious HBO show, is now out on DVD. The show follows the trials and tribulations of a 2-man, digi-folk band from New Zealand as they try to make a name for themselves in their adopted home of New York City. If you've never heard of Flight of the Conchords, do yourself a favor and check out this "Business Time" video on YouTube. More... more
A must-have for hard-core Seinfeld fans, this Seinfeld box set contains 32 DVDs with all 180 episodes of the show, plus 104 hours of extras that include deleted scenes, documentaries for all 9 seasons, bloopers, "notes about nothing," and commentaries. It also comes with a 226-page Official Coffee Table Book that's filled with photos, quotes, and trivia from every episode. More awesome box sets.