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#41 of 64 OFFLINE   James Landau

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Posted December 31 2005 - 10:14 PM

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It's Your Move - (I really wish one of the small DVD companies would release all 18 episodes in one set. This show has a bit of a cult following with those who remember it, and I know of new Jason Bateman fans who are interested in seeing the show. It ran on NBC from 1984-1985. It starred Jason Bateman and David Garrison a.k.a. Steve Rhodes from Married with Children. It was also created by the two guys who would later create Married with Children.)
John, I'm glad to see someone besides me remembers this show. I absolutely loved it at the time and would snatch up a DVD set in a heartbeat. I would also pick up Just the Ten of Us and Out of This World.

There's another '80s syndicated sitcom that you didn't mention that I would love to see released this year: Marblehead Manor. Anyone remember this one? It was about a rich couple with a completely dysfunctional staff running their household. A few notable cast members were Linda Thorson (of Avengers fame), Phil Morris (son of Mission: Impossible's Greg Morris) and a young Michael Richards who would later become immortalized as Cosmo Kramer on Seinfeld.

#42 of 64 OFFLINE   Dan*T

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Posted January 01 2006 - 08:28 AM

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Mr. Belvedere - (Great 80s sitcom that hasn't been seen in years. I'm hoping Fox or Anchor Bay release it in 2006)


I agree! I loved this show, and still think it's great.
I never thought of the possibility of Anchor Bay releasing it, if they did, at least it would almost guarantee a steady release schedule, and ensure all seasons are released!!
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#43 of 64 OFFLINE   John Burton

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Posted January 01 2006 - 09:51 AM

Like many of you, I would like to see WKRP, but add to that Frank's Place... what a great show!
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#44 of 64 OFFLINE   James@R

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Posted January 04 2006 - 02:32 PM

I just wish they could work something out for Batman and WKRP.

#45 of 64 OFFLINE   julienUK

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Posted January 04 2006 - 09:00 PM

My Wish List for 2006:

Charlie's Angels Season 3
Hart to Hart season 2
Hardy Boys & Nancy Drew mysteries season 2 & 3
Frasier season 8 to 10
Nip Tuck Season 3
Twin Peaks Season 2
Remington Steele Season 3 to end

Grosse Pointe (it's annonced and I can't wait)
The Comeback(it's annonced and I can't wait)
Action (it's annonced and I can't wait)

Beverly Hills, 90210
Cagney & Lacey
Savannah
Models, Inc.
Central Park West
Burke's Law (90's tv series)
Melrose Place

#46 of 64 OFFLINE   John_S

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Posted January 05 2006 - 07:51 AM

I'll nominate-

Sea Hunt
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir
The Green Hornet
Get Smart
Love Boat

#47 of 64 OFFLINE   Ben King

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Posted January 05 2006 - 08:14 AM

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St Elsewhere, now that Hill Street Blues is coming.


Jeff, if you have a multi-region player, you might be interested to know that St. Elsewhere is being released on DVD in the UK on 6th March, with season two to follow on 12th June.

The same dates will also see the first two seasons of Hill Street Blues as well.

#48 of 64 OFFLINE   Ben King

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Posted January 05 2006 - 08:26 AM

More of:

Airwolf
Bewitched
Dallas
Dynasty
The Golden Girls
Hart To Hart
Hill Street Blues
Knots Landing
MacGyver
Magnum PI
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Miami Vice
Moonlighting
Mork And Mindy
Night Gallery
NYPD Blue
St. Elsewhere
Twin Peaks

Season sets:

The Addams Family
After MASH
Alice
Automan
Batman (Adam West)
Benson
The Beverly Hillbillies
Beverly Hills 90210
The Big Valley
Bonanza
Bring 'Em Back Alive
Cagney And Lacey
Chicago Hope
CHiPS
The Colbys
Cop Rock
Crazy Like A Fox
Dark Skies
Dinosaurs
Emerald Point N.A.S.
The Equalizer
Falcon Crest
The Fall Guy
Family Ties
The Fantastic Journey
Flamingo Road
The Fugitive
Galactica 1980
The Girl From UNCLE
The Golden Palace
The Green Hornet
Hawaii Five-O
He & She
Honey West
Hotel
The Incredible Hulk
The Invaders
The Invisible Man (1975)
Kate And Allie
LA Law
Logan’s Run
The Man From Atlantis
The Man From UNCLE
Manimal
Matt Houston
Maude
Max Headroom
Melrose Place
Midnight Caller
Mission: Impossible
Newhart
One Step Beyond
Paper Dolls
Partners In Crime
Perry Mason
Petticoat Junction
Phyllis
Police Squad
Rhoda
Simon And Simon
Street Hawk
The Streets Of San Francisco
Tales Of The Gold Monkey
Thirtysomething
The Trials Of Rosie O’Neill
The Untouchables
Voyagers
The Wild, Wild West
Wizards And Warriors
The Yellow Rose

#49 of 64 OFFLINE   Todd_W_Zimmrman

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Posted January 06 2006 - 01:46 AM

Still waiting for:

Cannon
The Equalizer
Get Smart
Hawaii Five-O
Ironside
It Takes a Thief
The Man From UNCLE
Mannix
The Mod Squad
The Name Of the Game
Police Squad!
The Streets Of San Francisco
Dave Allen At Large (R1)
Department S (R1)
The Goodies (R1)
THE GREAT DVD WISH LIST
TELEVISION: Dave Allen At Large, Department S (R1), The Goodies (R1), It Takes a Thief, Name Of the Game, Waterfront

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#50 of 64 OFFLINE   Rex Bachmann

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Posted January 06 2006 - 04:25 PM

I'm still waiting on the longest shot I can think of:

Way Out (1961).

"Delenda est . . . . "

 


#51 of 64 OFFLINE   Nicodemus

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Posted January 06 2006 - 05:50 PM

I want more of The Muppet Show!

New season sets of Arrested Development and The Shield work just fine, too. Especially when Europe is still waiting for season 3 of The Shield to be released. That sucks.

Oh, and Twin Peaks season 2, naturally. But who hasn't want that for the last two or three years?

#52 of 64 OFFLINE   Jonathan-P

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Posted January 18 2006 - 06:10 AM

From my list over on tvshowsondvd:

CHiPs 1977 (Just one season is all I ask for)
Fall Guy, The 1981 (Just one season is all I ask for)
Get Smart 1965 (Just one season is all I ask for)
Matt Houston 1982 (Want all of these, but it'll never happen)
Muppet Show, The 1976 (want them all, best bet in this list)
Ropers, The 1979 (Hope anchor bay puts this out)
Scarecrow and Mrs. King 1983 (Just one season is all I ask for)
Simon & Simon 1981 (Just one season is all I ask for)
Six Million Dollar Man, The 1974 (Just one season is all I ask for)
Starsky and Hutch 1975 (Give us the final season already!)
Wizard, The 1986 (Does anyone else remember this one?)
WKRP in Cincinnati (Never going to happen)

Has there been any news on any of these? I haven't seen any around.

#53 of 64 OFFLINE   Dan-P

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Posted January 18 2006 - 09:27 AM

In 2006, the shows which I'll most anxiously await further seasons of are Mary Tyler Moore and Bob Newhart. As far as new releases, I'm looking forward to Family Affair, another season or two (hopefully) of Doris Day, and I really hope Paramount starts putting out season sets of the Beverly Hillbillies - that was one funny show. I'd also like to see Get Smart, Batman, Land of the Giants, and probably too many others to list. In my view, classic TV is really the true calling of TV on DVD. I don't understand how people can get so worked up about DVD sets of TV shows which you can just turn on your set and watch, or tivo them, or burn them to your own DVDs any time you want. For me, the real benefit of TV on DVD is getting to watch the great classic shows that I haven't seen in years and are just not shown anymore, or when they are show they're edited, speeded up, etc. Hopefully the pace of classic and overdue releases will increase in 2006.

Dan

#54 of 64 OFFLINE   DouglasBr

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Posted January 19 2006 - 02:39 AM

I'll add another vote for

The Untouchables
Wild Wild West
Mission: Impossible


and put in my two cents for

Alias Smith and Jones.

I'd also like to see installments from the ABC Movie of the Week which were often very well-made TV movies.

#55 of 64 OFFLINE   Ken New

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Posted January 24 2006 - 09:21 AM

Centennial (1978).

But since I'm the only person to have mentioned itI would think chances are mighty slim.

#56 of 64 OFFLINE   Jeff/C

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Posted January 25 2006 - 08:43 AM

Hello everyone! Posted Image

Yes I'm new to this forum.

Here is my 2006 wish list:

SM$M (Please!)
Bionic Woman
WKRP
Welcome Back Kotter
The Tick (animated)
Facts of Life
Manimal
Misfits of Science

I know that some of these titles are due out this year, but until they are in my hands they will appear on my wish list.
I must have the Six Million Dollar Man!!!

The last 2 on my list is wishful thinking...I bet Courtney Cox will do everything in her power to ensure that the Misfits of Science will remain locked away forever.

I wonder why they haven't released Family Ties yet?


Anyways, I'm looking forward to contributing to this site (even though I don't have home theatre) Posted Image
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#57 of 64 OFFLINE   Jeff Willis

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Posted January 25 2006 - 11:11 AM

Welcome, Jeff/C We needed another "Jeff" here Posted Image

I like your list (bionic series) Posted Image

No word on R1 releases of these, but we'll keep hoping....

You'll like it at HTF; great forum!


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#58 of 64 OFFLINE   Jeff/C

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Posted January 25 2006 - 03:40 PM

Thanks Jeff Willis :wink: I'm a huge SM$M fan...I even have the comic books!

I can't believe this one slipped my mind when I posted above....

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#59 of 64 OFFLINE   Yee-Ming

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Posted January 25 2006 - 06:31 PM

I'm not sure I'd buy Vega$; I'd be more likely to buy Spenser: For Hire though.

The trouble is, since I grew up in the 80s (born 1969), I realise much of the TV I watched then I recall now through rose-tinted glasses, and watching them again now can sometimes be, shall we say, awkward ("I can't believe I was a fan of that show!"-type sentiments)

E.g. as a kid I was totally enthralled by Knight Rider, but I have no wish to see it again now. I suspect I'll have the same reaction to shows like Streethawk or Automan. And even shows like Space: 1999 and Battlestar Galactica (1978), which I did buy, seem somewhat "cheesy" today. Likewise many sitcoms which have been raised in this thread, e.g Just The Ten Of Us, Growing Pains etc, I watched them back then, but I'm not sure I want to now.

Five-O? Tempting, but with 12 seasons and the completist streak in me, it's going to be painful...

#60 of 64 OFFLINE   Jeff/C

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Posted January 25 2006 - 11:12 PM

It's the cheese factor (for me) that makes watching these shows so entertaining. I love watching Micheal Knight playing his Atari 2600 while Kitt does the driving!
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