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!!!! NEWS FLASH !!!! Warner to release SOUTH PARK in SEASON SETS


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#1 of 258 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted May 14 2002 - 10:46 PM

Starting this fall, Warner Brothers will be
doing the unthinkable....releasing South Park
in season sets for Region 1.

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#2 of 258 OFFLINE   CaptDS9E

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Posted May 14 2002 - 10:49 PM

Good news Indeed

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#3 of 258 OFFLINE   HenrikTull

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Posted May 14 2002 - 10:51 PM

Ahhh... Finally!! Good job Warner!

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#4 of 258 OFFLINE   JasenP

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Posted May 14 2002 - 11:21 PM

That is great news!
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#5 of 258 OFFLINE   Joe Fisher

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Posted May 15 2002 - 12:15 AM

YES!!!!!!!!!!!! (does happy dance in room)

#6 of 258 OFFLINE   JohnS

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Posted May 15 2002 - 12:18 AM

WOW!
They just made one DVD customer VERY happy.
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Since they are doing season sets, maybe a nice extra would be the funny Matt Stone Trey Parker intros

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#7 of 258 OFFLINE   Frank Anderson

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Posted May 15 2002 - 12:18 AM

I am extremely happy for South Park fans (I am not one of them). It's nice to see Warner releasing even more TV product in Season Box Sets... hopefully Babylon 5 is not far behind.

#8 of 258 OFFLINE   Ric Easton

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Posted May 15 2002 - 12:26 AM

Yes, B5 is my WHV Holy Grail.

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#9 of 258 OFFLINE   Michael St. Clair

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Posted May 15 2002 - 12:27 AM

Hopefully these sell great, and we see some things like Dr. Katz from them in the future.

#10 of 258 OFFLINE   Craig S

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Posted May 15 2002 - 12:31 AM

This is indeed rockin' good news. However, I have one concern. Those of us who have the original 6 DVD volumes (before the "best-of" crap started coming out) have all of Season 1 but only part of Season 2 - there were still 6 episodes of Season 2 they had not yet gotten to. If Warner really wants to get back fan support they should release those 6 eps as a "Volume 7" designed to fit with the previous releases. Then we can pick up on the season sets with Season 3. Of course, Seasons 1 & 2 should be released as sets for new buyers.

OK, I know there's no way this will happen. The previous release owners will probably be forgotten... Posted Image Guess I'd better get my Volumes 1-6 up on EBay before the flood starts! Posted Image

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#11 of 258 OFFLINE   Craig S

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Posted May 15 2002 - 12:32 AM

Oh, and the one extra that MUST be on the Season 1 set - the original "Spirit of Christmas" short that started it all!!

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#12 of 258 OFFLINE   John Berggren

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Posted May 15 2002 - 01:02 AM

Spirit of Christmas does belong on Season 1. Since these are [rant]not meant for children[/rant] this should not be a problem.

I'm thrilled that Warner Brothers/Comedy Central has come around. I'll buy Season 1 to support the decision and to have a consistant set. Even if I already have access to discs 1-6, I don't mind having the episodes again.
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#13 of 258 OFFLINE   Richard Waller

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Posted May 15 2002 - 01:55 AM

And I just bought seasons 1-4 from R4 a couple months ago! Maybe they'll put some extras on there to justify an R1 purchase. If the price is right, I might repurchase them anyway to show my gratitude to WB for finally seeing the light. Posted Image

#14 of 258 OFFLINE   Mark Zimmer

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Posted May 15 2002 - 02:06 AM

About time. Maybe my purchase of Friends season 1 convinced them of the error of their ways. Posted Image

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Posted May 15 2002 - 02:12 AM

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#16 of 258 OFFLINE   Kurt N

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Posted May 15 2002 - 02:16 AM

Completely unexpected but great news!!!

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#17 of 258 OFFLINE   LeeL

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Posted May 15 2002 - 02:17 AM

This is great news. Finally, one of my favorite series (besides the old stuff) is coming out on DVD, in season order.

A Question regarding other 'Best Of' sets: Along the same time as the second Christmas compilation was released, there was to be a "Timmy!" comp as well. Was this ever released? Or is this what the "Insults to Injuries" set has become? I ask because I've receved a LOT of blank stares around town when I've asked for it (Sorry, I really like Timmy).

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Posted May 15 2002 - 02:42 AM

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Just to show my gratitude, I will happily re-buy the entire first season!
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#19 of 258 OFFLINE   Bill Crosthwait

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Posted May 15 2002 - 02:46 AM

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#20 of 258 OFFLINE   MartinTeller

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Posted May 15 2002 - 03:07 AM

GREAT news! I probably won't buy season one again (unless the set has new extras) but I'm definitely on board for season two forward.


Now if only we could get a SE of Bigger, Longer and Uncut....