Weekly RoundUp 9-12-2006

Steve...O

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Laurel and Hardy Vol 2 and Diagnosis Murder are must buys. The Cavett show will get consideration. Nothing else of interest.
 

John Carr

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Sad -- no good sales at the brick & mortar stores on Moonlighting IV and Roseanne V... Sigh. Guess it's Amazon for this week! Will get the Office Season II at Circuit City -- great show.

The lack of advertising (and sale prices) on older series season sets is a disturbing trend. I'm still waiting for announcements regarding Frasier Season IX and Cheers IX...but not holding my breath since there was so little suport from Paramount for Season VIII.
 

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In case anyone's interested, Target has the majority of their Food Network three disc sets on sale for $9.99 through the beginning of October.
 

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Leafing though my new CC sales ad, think that the adverts for the "new" Star Wars releases are somewhat dishonest.

Next to the product shots, it proclaims in ALL CAPS about the original versions.

Combined with the vintage package artwork, you'd think the entire point of this release is the original versions.

Since Lucas wanted to release these discs with aborted retro PQ, they should have discouraged retailers from BOLDY touting what is essential a shoddy extra.

Has a shoddy extra become the product?
 

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That's what they have to do to get the general "non-internet" public to bite... and the worst part, is that it will work.
 

PatWahlquist

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So conflicted, am I, with these SW releases. Buy them, I will not.

Office S2 now, and Moonlighting on DDD's next sale.

I think Grease is this week, everything from Paramount's retailier site shows it this week. Not that I get review copies from them anymore!
 

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Hmm, I was really hoping BB would have a deal if you buy the Star Wars trilogy + Lego Star Wars II. Oh well, I guess I can wait on the game until I actually have time to play it.
 

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I think this is the Week I finally pick up Firefly $18.99 at Target. I download the Pilot "Serenity" and enjoyed it, Can't believe Fox showed this ep 11th, only other eps I've seen was the 1st Aired Fox ep and Serenity the Movie.

As for Everything else I Want the 2nd Season of "The Batman" but that will probably Wait. This will be the 1st Season of Smallvile I don't buy I'm gonna wait for the HD-DVD even thou I don't own a player Yet, same think with BattleStar Galactica Next Week. Mr. Lucas I cannot in good conscience buy Star Wars Again, it's curious too that these release Tuesday but I see no reviews on the Web, trying to hide the Subpar originals maybe?
 

Patrick.C

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Does anyone have any connections with Best Buy that confirm or deny that Voltron Season 1 will actually be available tomorrow? The release date is 9/26, so I'm trying to figure out if it was a typo in their ad.
 

Patrick.C

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Looking over the early ads for next week posted on another site, Target and CC are both advertising Grease (BB hasn't been posted yet). So I guess we'll see it on shelves next week. Incidentally, Target must have an exclusive as their copy is wrapped in a Pink Ladies jacket instead of the T-Bird version.
 

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No connections with me, Patrick!
Quite the opposite, actually!

But, It appears as if Best Buy is, indeed, advertising a 9-12 release of Voltron: Volume 1. Everyone else has the 9-26 release date. Don't know any more than that..except to confirm that what you are seeing appears to be true.

EDIT: And I don't know if you've seen it...but if you check out Voltron at bestbuy.com, there's word of an anime sampler DVD if you order on-line.
 

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The Wild for the kiddos and Backdraft SE (if I can find it) and The West Wing S6 at Target for me this week.

Thanks Mike and Patrick.
 

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