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#21 of 40 Angela_K

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Posted November 17 2005 - 10:19 AM

Sitcoms online is reporting the release date to be Febrary 7th. Now we know that could change and whatnot, but so far it seems to be February Posted Image

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Posted February 07 2006 - 03:05 AM

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May 23rd is the magical date. And it looks like we could get 4 seasons in 2006.

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#23 of 40 Angela_K

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Posted February 07 2006 - 03:19 AM

WOOHOO Finally! Great cover art. Glad they actually used pics from the first two seasons for the cover Posted Image

#24 of 40 Chuck L

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Posted February 13 2006 - 02:28 AM

Glad to see that finally Paramount is wising up and releasing the first two seasons of this show as they seriously dropped the ball in not doing that with "Laverne and Shirley" and "Happy Days."

Music clearance issues aside, I do still feel that, if lackluster sales were the reasoning why these series are in limbo, then packing the series into a price point that was worth it would have been the best deal. I do feel that many were scared off by only 15 episodes, for example on L & S at a forty and high price point is what scared prospective people off.

Hopefully, for the fans of "Wings"...Paramount is doing the right thing.

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Posted May 20 2006 - 03:30 AM

May 23 is very near. Go out and get this to show our support! I love "Murder She Roast." The climactic scene (with Psycho music and all) makes me laugh out loud all the time. Heck, this whole show makes me laugh out loud!

#26 of 40 Aryn Leroux

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Posted May 20 2006 - 04:10 AM

I read a couple reviews that say the video quality is as bad as it gets. What a shame but i am sure wings fans will still buy it and enjoy.

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Posted May 21 2006 - 08:49 PM

Strange how Tony Shalhoub is on the cover when his character Antonio Scarpacci did not appear in the first two seasons. He did appear in one episode as a totally different character, according to DVD Talk's review. IMDb and TV.com both say that Tony played Antonio for the first time in Season 2's "Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places." But since the DVD Talk reviewer watched the set, he must be right and those other sites must be wrong. I do recall Shalhoub playing a waiter in a restaurant. We'll all see come Tuesday anyway.

Fay and Roy should have been on the cover, they had great chemistry with the other cast. Hopefully Paramount changed the cover to make it more accurate.

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Posted May 22 2006 - 09:46 AM

It'll be all mine tomorrow.
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Posted May 24 2006 - 07:07 PM

I'm still laughing years after this show ended. I laughed when it was Nick-at-Nite and other cable networks. There are also some nice heartwarming scenes like Brian telling Joe without him hearing him, "I always wanted to be like you, too." And Helen seeing the pendant Joe gave her that was his mom's.

The video is a little soft and I don't know if it's my player but when there are quick cuts to different angles, there seems to be a weird jump as if an extra frame (or a repeating frame) appears. But it's not irritating enough to stop me from laughing. The sound is very clear. No need to adjust the volume controls.

Bring on Season 3 and 4 this year, Paramount!

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Posted May 28 2006 - 12:56 AM

I finally got my Wings DVDs and I am appalled. The pictures don't just look soft, they look out of focus, they're so smeary. TV broadcasts look better than these DVDs. They must have just taken the old tapes and slapped them onto DVD without any touch-up for the format. And NO extras whatsoever. No cast or producer interviews...why? This is a substandard product. I am very disappointed.

And yet is is so nice to have the first two seasons in a tidy little package, commercial free. But the presentation could have been so much better.
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Posted June 19 2006 - 07:15 AM

Any word how how the Seasons 1 & 2 sets did "sales-wise". The TSoD news story that came out a few months back said Paramount anticipated a Fall Release for S3, and S4 potentially coming out before years end. It DIDN'T say whether or not this was contingent upon the sales of the first set. Has anyone heard any word on this?

Also, how is it that Paramount seems to be so much more adept at consistently "fast tracking" its shows (i.e. Brady Bunch, Andy Griffith) than the other big studios?

#32 of 40 Linda Thompson

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Posted July 06 2006 - 02:55 PM

Season 3 due October 24th...YIPPEE! Posted Image

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#33 of 40 Joseph J.D

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Posted July 07 2006 - 01:31 AM

Excellent news regarding the 3rd Season set.....I just finished Seasons 1 & 2 yesterday and am looking forward to more. Posted Image
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Posted July 07 2006 - 01:41 AM

Can't wait for season 3.I have been watching season 1 & 2 a lot.I just love watching this show.I watch so much more tv on dvd and regular television anymore.

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Posted July 07 2006 - 05:51 AM

I didn't buy the first set, but with news of the quick release of season three (and possibly season four to soon follow), I am now seriously re-considering collecting Wings. If the other studios would fast track their releases, I think they would find that a lot more folks were willing to make the plunge into investing in some shows they might otherwise be ambivalent about.

It's the same thing with the Andy Griffith releases for me. I had originally only planned to buy through season five, but since Paramount is releasing the entire run of the show so quickly, I thought what the heck, I'll go for all eight seasons.

I think for a lot of people (like me) there is a reluctance to start collecting a show (especially a long running show like the two mentioned above) if there is a chance (a pretty good chance with some studios) that you'll be left high and dry after a couple of seasons are released. If a few seasons come out pretty quick and at a regular rate, then at least you have some confidence that it's worth the investment.

But with all of that having been said, Paramount has still let us down by (seemingly) quitting on Taxi, so I'm still not 100% confident even in them, although they do better than some of the other studios.

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Posted February 19 2007 - 05:04 PM

Season 4 is out May 15, 2007. Now that's fast tracking! Bring 'em on, Paramount.

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Posted December 18 2007 - 02:33 PM

Season 6 is coming: March 25th, 2008

Wings DVD news: Announcement for Wings - The Complete 6th Season | TVShowsOnDVD.com

Great news.....however, It would be even greater news if Paramount would get around to releasing the remaining Seasons of Cheers too.
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Posted March 26 2008 - 02:46 PM

I just got my copy today and the case has changed. Instead of individual slimcases for the discs, two are attached to the case themselves and the other two are housed on a hinged door-type holder (one disc on each side). The episode summaries are on the back of the cover sheet/insert! So you either have to read through the plastic or remove the paper altogether. The discs themselves no longer have artwork on them. They are plain gray with silver text.

We paid the same price for this set. I hope the extra money CBS DVD gets is used to get Seasons 4 and 5 of Taxi out for release. That is, if this set cost them less than the previous configuration.

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Posted March 27 2008 - 12:23 AM

CBS is getting pathetic with this standardized crap. I don't have a single series from them that looks the same throughout because of this.

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Posted March 27 2008 - 01:19 AM

I wish they would use a different color besides gray on those discs. I can't read them unless I tilt them toward the light.