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Blu-Ray Wish List for Vintage Television

Discussion in 'TV on DVD and Blu-ray' started by JohnHopper, Feb 14, 2020.

  1. MatthewA

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    If we can include shows whose medium of origin is videotape, then I'd like to see All in the Family get the kind of restoration attention Fraggle Rock and Monty Python's Flying Circus got. The 50th anniversary is next year, and the first five seasons' picture quality leaves a bit to be desired. Just don't alter the content or aspect ratio, leave the existing disc extras in (and see what else can be found that was overlooked), and you're good to go.

    For filmed shows:

    Bewitched
    I Dream of Jeannie
    The Mary Tyler Moore Show
    The Bob Newhart Show
    The Waltons
    Hill Street Blues

    St. Elsewhere
    Newhart
    Murder She Wrote
    (already out in France but I still want a Region A US set)
    Designing Women
    L.A. Law
    The Simpsons
    (up to the year 2000)
     
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    Tom.W

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    One Step Beyond - I'd be happy with remastered dvds of the remaining seasons 2 and 3.

    In addition to the Warner Bros. detective shows mentioned, The Roaring 20's and Bourbon Street Beat.

    Adventures in Paradise

    Hitchcock Presents and Hitchcock Hour plus Suspicion.

    Thriller (Karlov)

    The Fugitive
     
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    From the 50s and 60s:
    Route 66
    The Fugitive
    Checkmate
    Completion of I Love Lucy and Andy Griffith Show at least through the B/W years

    From the 60s and 70s:
    Hawaii Five O (original Jack Lord series)
    Mannix
    Columbo
    Emergency

    For me this would be a great start, especially the B/W shows. If these were ever to happen, I'm sure I could come up with more.
     
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    IIRC, Columbo was released on bluray in Japan.
     
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    Right, but a R1 release would be nice.
     
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    Perhaps counterintuitively, Japan is Zone A when it comes to Blu-ray.
     
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    David Deeb

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    Gilligan's Island
    The Andy Griffith Show
    Superman: the Animated Series
    The Munsters
    Cheers (wonder if it would help)
    Seinfeld
    The 190 Three Stooges shorts (technically not TV series but always listed as a TV series because it's where most people eventually saw them)

    And the Rifleman
     
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    You are correct and I should have said Region A as the R1 would be for a DVD release. To be more clear, I should have said a release for the USA.
     
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    BobO'Link

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    There are lots of vintage TV series I'd purchase on BR - but these top the list:

    Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
    The Munsters
    The Addams Family
    Babylon 5
    The Bob Newhart Show
    Zorro (Disney)
    The Adventures of Superman
    The Wild Wild West

    And one grail show that's yet to see any release:
    The Green Hornet

    I'd include The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriett, The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, The Jack Benny Show, and Amos 'n Andy but those are not likely to even see proper DVD release, much less BR.
     
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    The Adventures of Superman.
    Gomer Pyle USMC
    Mister Ed
     
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    For sitcoms I pick The Brady Bunch and Gilligan's Island. For drama or suspense I pick Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, The Night Stalker, and Thriller.
     
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    My picks for Blu-ray releases:

    The Three Stooges (all 190 shorts and how about some new colorized releases?)
    Our Miss Brooks ( newer DVDS now available).
    Captain Nice
    Mr. Terrific
    Gilligans Island
    The Monkees (need a Blu re-release)
    Dream Girl 1967 (fat chance)
    Our Place 1967 (ditto)
    I Dream Of Jeannie ( including the later continuations)
    The Brady Bunch (c’mon Paramount :angry:)
    The Partridge Family
    Quark (1978)
    The Six Million Dollar Man (already bought the German release but a US release would be nice).
    The Bionic Woman
     
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    Some of these have already been mentioned, but this what I'd like to see on Blu.

    50's & 60's
    The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show
    The Jack Benny Program
    Leave It To Beaver
    The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show (shown as both Rocky & His Friends and The Bullwinkle Show)
    Dennis The Menace
    Bewitched
    I Dream Of Jeannie
    The Addams Family
    The Munsters
    The Lucy Show
    Get Smart
    Hazel
    Danger Man aka Secret Agent
    The Avengers (John Steed and Emma Peel)

    70's & 80's
    The Brady Bunch
    The Mary Tyler Moore Show
    The Bob Newhart Show
    M*A*S*H
    Happy Days
    Laverne & Shirley
    Mork & Mindy
    Emergency
    Wonder Woman
    The Dukes Of Hazzard
    Cheers
    Designing Women
    Tales From The Darkside (All production music restored)
     
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    The Monkees got a R1 BR release. It was limited availability and quite expensive. It needs a re-pressing.
     
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    Wagon Train, especially remastered prints from late season 4, all of seasons 5-6 and 8, which had been on Starz/Encore, but the John McIntire had been added to the Me-TV weekday and Saturday lineup!
     
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    The original Dallas.
     
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    Yeah I want a bunch of those already mentioned especially (and adding):

    Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
    The Fugitive
    12 O’Clock High (all three seasons)
    The Invaders
    The Immortal
    Have Gun Will Travel
    Hawaii Five-O (if they actually include EVERY episode)
    The Green Hornet
    The two Bionic shows
    Dallas (but they have to re-do the later episodes which were edited on video tape)
    V (both mini series and the weekly in the original aspect ratio)
    Land of the Giants
    Harry O
    The Phoenix
    Planet of the Apes
    Logan’s Run
    The UNCLE series
    Mission: Impossible
    The Herculoids
    I Dream of Jeannie (with the subtitles in the pilot restored and the main and end titles restored)
     
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    Adventures of Superman, Bonanza, Car 54 Where are You ?, Dennis the Menace, The Munsters, and Combat !
     
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