Emmet Otters Jugband Christmas on DVD?!?!

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  1. JonZ

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    I just had a massive flashback!!
    I havent seen this since I was a kid when HBO played back in early 80's.
    My first band used to do a cover of "Riverbottom Nightmare Band" as a joke.
    I NEVER would have guesed this for a DVD release.
    Emmet Otter,StarBlazers,Run Run Shaw movies-they must really want to put everything on DVD-im constantly suprised with what theyre putting out-lots of stuff that wasnt even available on VHS.
    Does anyone else remember this Christmas Special?
    "Look at the birds up in the trees"
    "Were not birds were a jugband, were practicing for the talent contest"
    "You hear that Chuck theyre gonna win the talent contest!"
    LAUGHTER
    "Shaddup!!"
    How pathetic is it that I remember that [​IMG]
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  2. John DeLuca

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    You know Jon, when I saw this was being released, I had the exact same reaction. I loved watching this every year on HBO and have seen it several times. Once I heard of the release, I started singing the Riverbottom Nightmare band song. Now I can get it for my daughter and we can both enjoy it. It will bring back so many memories [​IMG]
     
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    Oh ya baby! I orderd mine a few weeks ago.
    Im 30 years old and still love this show. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Brian Kidd

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    I rescued a battered VHS copy of this from the library I used to work at. They were going to throw it away, just because nobody had checked it out in months. Needless to say, it has given me great joy every Christmas since then. Now, I can get a decent copy of it. Jim Henson, wherever you are, thank God for your life and work!
     
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    I am a big Muppets fan, but don't remember the title. How ev er, when I was going though a list of releases, my wife eent OH, Emmet! One of the few times SHE has begged ME to get a disc. [​IMG] It sounds like fun.
    I just wish Warner would release to general public the Muppets on DVD, not as an exclusive T/L/W thing. It would be fully restored, with commentary from all possible, season by season, including the new series.
     
  6. Marty M

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    Watching this show used to be a tradition with my daughters and me. I have to get this to start a new tradition with my 18 month old grandson. When is this being released, anyway?
     
  7. Lance Nichols

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    Oh, I should mention, the Muppet Christmas Special is coming out as well, YAY! This was one title I aways tried to catch each year.
     
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    Well, son of a ...
    We just got the "Best of" set from Time Life, and my GF and her sister were prattling on about some kind of "jug-band" Muppets Xmas special. They're just nuts about it, like the holiday season is incomplete without this show. I'd never heard of it, and so we assumed there were no release plans.
    Thank you for posting this, Jon!! I guarantee, there will be tears when this present gets opened up. You've made my day.
     
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    Wow. Even my truly pathetic childhood memory has vividly recalled this one. I might have to check this out to see if it is as fun as I remember.
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    This very special show is woven into the very fabric of who I am as a person today! I saw it for the first time on tv a couple of years ago after not seeing it for a couple of decades, and the sheer sweetness and nostalgia almost made me weep a little. It made me remember things and feel things I havn't remembered or felt since I was 6 or 7 years old. I remember really wanting that guitar that Emmet wanted with the mother of pearl inlay, "but for fifty dollars!" It felt good to know that I still had those in me, i'll definatly pick it up.
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    Got mine last week but am gonna wait till at least thanksgiving to view. Any thoughts from those who could not wait?
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    This show brings back good memories. I'll be sure to pick this one up. [​IMG]
    Jon
     
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    I was going to wait until my daughters came over, but I snuck a peak at it yesterday. The video is very clear. The car in the show never looked redder than it does now.
    This show was a holiday tradition for me and my daughters. Now that I now have a grandchild, I want to continue the tradition on to the next generation.
     
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    Where have people been finding this? It wasn't out yesterday at any store I visited, though I did see all the Disney Christmas titles (Recess, House of Mouse, Santa Who).
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    DVDEmpire has it. I've had it preordered for some time now. Don't remember when they added it, about the same time they added the Muppet Christmas one too.
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    Any in B&M's yet?
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    "Hey guys, Chuck's hungry"
    "I'm not hungry, I'm HUUUUUUNNNGGRRYYYYYYYYYY!"
    "Check, Chuck!"
    A favorite at our house as well. I'll have to look around for this one.
    ~Crowe~
     
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    I was glad to see this as a release on DVD.
    I can't wait to see it again -I have not had HBO for over a decade. (which is where it always used to play)
     
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    This is SUCH good news I can hardly contain myself. As Don and Mike would say, "I made."
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