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Any reviews of 'The Tick' Complete Series?


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#1 of 15 OFFLINE   Travis_W

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Posted September 21 2003 - 02:01 PM

I'm really debating on whether or not to get this one next week and I'd like to see a review before I decide.
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#2 of 15 OFFLINE   Skoobooz

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Posted September 24 2003 - 03:24 PM

I just picked this up tonight, and I am somewhat impressed by it. The picture quality is very nice, and the sound is fine and clear. It is good to see them in anamorphic widescreen, too. I'm also impressed because, unlike with certain other Columbia/Tri-Star TV releases, these have chapter stops (4 of them per episode), as well as actual special features (the commentaries). Anyway, if you liked the show, then it's a no-brainer purchase. However, if you've never seen the show, then...I don't know what to tell you. It's a good set, though. (Oh, and as a small bonus, the packaging is blue, a la The Tick himself...very nice.)

#3 of 15 OFFLINE   Nick Sievers

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Posted September 24 2003 - 03:42 PM

I'm buying this blind after hearing some good things from fellow members.
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#4 of 15 OFFLINE   Nick Sievers

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Posted September 24 2003 - 07:15 PM

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Sounds great.
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#5 of 15 OFFLINE   Gui A

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Posted October 05 2003 - 12:18 AM

I really liked The Tick series, so I got this. It's pretty good for the most part.
However, there's no subtitles.
And it's open frame 1.78. There are lots of shots where 1.33 looked to be the AR of choice - i.e. actors scrunched in the center of the screen.
The content, however, is great...
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and 1.78 seems to work on some shots.

#6 of 15 OFFLINE   dan fritzen

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Posted October 05 2003 - 03:29 AM

I really like that this is 1.78:1 just like the digital version Fox had on TV. Colors are as sharp as faux widescreen now.
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#7 of 15 OFFLINE   Eric F

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Posted October 05 2003 - 04:16 AM

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I really like that this is 1.78:1 just like the digital version Fox had on TV
It was shown 4:3.

#8 of 15 OFFLINE   Kyle McKnight

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Posted October 05 2003 - 04:28 AM

Eric, it was probably shown in widescreen on their digital station, as they do with some shows. Something like "Fox Digital Widescreen Where Available" or something.
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#9 of 15 OFFLINE   Steve_Knutzen

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Posted October 05 2003 - 07:39 AM

Definitely worth the purchase if you're a Tick fan. Columbia put some effort into the release instead of just releasing it barebones.
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#10 of 15 OFFLINE   Adam Lenhardt

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Posted October 05 2003 - 09:11 AM

While I absolutely HATE the 16x9fying of 4x3 shows, I'm not sure I can pass this up. Glad to see it was done right.

#11 of 15 OFFLINE   Steve Tannehill

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Posted October 05 2003 - 09:27 AM

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It was shown 4:3.

It was broadcast 16x9 widescreen on the Fox Digital station in Dallas.

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#12 of 15 OFFLINE   Travis_W

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Posted October 05 2003 - 01:14 PM

Couldn't get it last week but I'm definitely getting it this week.
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#13 of 15 OFFLINE   TonyD

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Posted February 07 2004 - 08:33 AM

re-upping this thread for 2 reasons.[list=1][*]to get it moved to the right section and.[*]to remind people that there is a terriffic interview with patrick warburton on a web link that you have to get to by putting the dvd of disk one in your dvd rom, and be attached to the internet.
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#14 of 15 OFFLINE   JustinCleveland

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Posted February 07 2004 - 08:56 AM

Good DVD Town reviewhttp://www.dvdtown.c....es/11277/1782/

#15 of 15 OFFLINE   Josh Sieg

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Posted February 07 2004 - 06:21 PM

i loved the cartoon, no doubt id love this one!
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