Television Shows You Want To See Released On DVD

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Postby KGBear » Mon Apr 23, 2007 9:03 am

Nowhere Man was issued on DVD in 2005

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Postby depinmad » Mon Apr 23, 2007 9:57 am

the uncle floyd show.
i know there are two best ofs. but i want complete episodes, and not the nbc stuff, the old U68 masterpieces.

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Postby waylan » Mon Apr 23, 2007 10:04 am

I'd watch the first three seasons os the Drew Carry Show.

And the one season of Misfits of Science. That was my favorite show ever.

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Postby Chuck_Schick » Mon Apr 23, 2007 10:26 am

I second Duckman.

While I'm at it, I'll third and fourth that emotion.

What the fuck is wrong with Paramount anyway? There are petitions, blogs and forums all over the interwebs chock full of posts screaming for this release.

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Postby EastSideTom » Mon Apr 23, 2007 11:33 am

Getting rights to music for DVD's is a huge, expensive problem. The show at the top of my list is "Wiseguy" starring Ken Wahl. There have been re-ssues, but with stock music inserted...and an amazing story arc about the music business hasn't been released at all.
Meanwhile, here's timely info on the music changes on WKRP:

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Postby Marvell » Mon Apr 23, 2007 12:07 pm

How about Sheriff Lobo?

I do love me some Claude Akins...

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Postby rezin » Mon Apr 23, 2007 12:20 pm

2 Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place

what? i liked it

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Postby MadMind » Mon Apr 23, 2007 4:17 pm

Kenneth Burns wrote:
mrak wrote:I can't speak for Kenneth, but I was actually referring to how badly compromised the just-released first-season DVD set turned out to be.

Yes, exactly.

KGBear wrote:Nowhere Man was issued on DVD in 2005

Sorry people, Mr. Oblivious strikes again!

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Postby MadMind » Tue Apr 24, 2007 12:09 am

Eighties Mania!

Sidekicks with Ernie Reyes Jr. alongside Gil Gerard (formerly television's Buck Rogers) was a spin-off of the original Walt Disney one-time special, "The Last Electric Knight", and ran from 1986-1987. The Last Electric Knight/Sidekicks has never been put to DVD.

The Bronx Zoo, an hour long drama about an inner city school in the bronx which ran from 1987-1988, has never been put to DVD.

I'm surprised that with Hulk Hogan's new found popularity on VH1's reality show, that Hulk Hogan's Rock 'N' Wrestling cartoon ... _Wrestling (copy & paste link) which ran from 1985-1987 has never been released on DVD. Heck, even the Rambo cartoon from that same time period has been put to DVD!

In 1985 Christopher Reeve hosted Dinosaur!, a 60 minute educational Television program on Dinosaurs. Dinosaur! has never been released on DVD. Phil Tippett did the special effects. "Tippett Studio won its first award, an Emmy for Special Visual Effects, for the animated dinosaur sequences."

I'm a gamer, have been since I was a kid, and I'd watch these video-game game-shows no matter how cheesy and childish they were, if just to catch a glimpse of newer games in action.
Shows like Video Power which ran from 1989-1990, GamePro TV which ran from 1990-1991, and Nickelodeon Arcade which ran from 1992-1993. None of which are available on DVD.

I just found out that Starcade, "TV's first (and only) video arcade game show", has one DVD available containing 5 episodes (out of 134) taken from 1981-83, featuring Super Pac Man, Buck Rogers, Tac Scan, Star Trek, Super Zaxxon, Joust, Star Wars, and more!
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Postby The Center Square » Wed Apr 25, 2007 3:21 pm

"Best of the West"

"Madame's Place"

"Friday the 13th" (the series)

Preferably in a box set of box sets together.

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Postby mrak » Wed Apr 25, 2007 3:53 pm

The Center Square wrote:"Best of the West"

Wow. Thanks to this post, I've gone from forgetting that show existed, to having the theme song stuck in my head.

You hold a truly awesome power.

"Best of the West" - damn. There's no Joel Higgins like post-"Salvage 1"/pre-"Silver Spoons" Joel Higgins...

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Postby MadMind » Wed Apr 25, 2007 4:23 pm

The Center Square wrote:"Friday the 13th" (the series)

That was a good show and definitely deserves to be put to DVD.
According to Wikipedia, NBC Universal's horror-themed cable channel Chiller, which launched on March 1st, 2007, is airing Friday the 13th: The Series for the first time on television in almost a decade.

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Postby mildsauce04 » Wed Apr 25, 2007 4:47 pm

Gotta go with Andy Richter Controls the Universe. I taped most of the original episodes, but somehow lost the tape :cry:

One I'm glad is on dvd but I can't believe that it is - Undeclared. Great show.

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Postby MadMind » Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:12 pm

rezin wrote:2 Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place
what? i liked it

No need to be ashamed, I watched some of it too. She was a little hottie in that show.
waylan wrote:And the one season of Misfits of Science. That was my favorite show ever.

Upon looking it up on imdb one user mentioned another early eighties sci-fi show that only lasted one season (or 12 episodes), motherf**king Automan!
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