June 21, 2005 DVD Releases

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Bewitched

The Complete First Season

Now that this show has been reimagined as a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell, there is no better time to get familiar with the original.

Bewitched tells the story of Samantha Stephens, played by Elizabeth Montgomery. Samantha is your typical middle-American housewife: She cooks, she cleans, and she irons her husband's shirts. However, this boring old housewife has a secret--she's a witch! Samantha can't stop causing mayhem, much to the chagrin of her long-suffering mortal husband, Darin (played by Dick York in the first five seasons).

Rounding out the show is one of the funniest ensemble casts in television history: Agnes Moorehead stars as Samantha's mother, Endora, who is extra witchy to her son-in-law; Alice Pearce is the nosey neighbor Gladys Kravitz; George Tobias plays her oblivious husband, Abner; and Marion Lorne stars as the dotty Aunt Clara. Guest-stars include a veritable who's who of '60s pop-culture icons, including Adam West, Raquel Welch, and Artie Johnson.

The entire first season is being released in two formats--the original black and white version and a colorized version. Each version contains 36 episodes on a total of four discs, with extras that include a behind-the-scenes featurette titled The Magic Unveiled, a blooper reel called Magic and Mishaps, and a complete theatrical trailer for the new movie.

Twitch your nose and grab this truly magical box set.

Watch a clip from the Bewitched DVD here!

Get the black and white version of the Bewitched: The Complete First Season DVD here!

Get the colorized version of the Bewitched:The Complete First Season DVD here!

Degrassi: The Next Generation

Season 2

This four-disc box set contains all 22 episodes from the second season of Degrassi: The Next Generation. In this season, the teens deal with some heavy issues, like date rape, child abuse, racism, and eating disorders. As usual, this realistic show deals with the issues in a gutsy, honest way. On a lighter note, all of the episodes in the second season are named after songs from the '80s.

This box set is jam-packed with features. The episodes in this set are the "directors cut" versions, as originally produced. Extras include more than 130 extended/deleted scenes, cast auditions, and an interactive fan quiz. Also included is a karaoke song, a Degrassi yearbook, profiles of students and adults, and cast bios. Finally, the set includes Snake and Spike's wedding album.

School may be out for the summer, but you can get "high" every time you watch TV.

Get the Degrassi: Next Generation DVD here!

Queer Eye For The Straight Guy

Queer Eye For The Red Sox

What do you get when you take five fabulous gay men, mix them up with the manly men who play baseball, and throw in some fancy food and haute couture? You get Queer Eye for the Straight Guy -- The Boston Red Sox.

Jai, Carson, Thom, Kyan, and Ted must take on one of their toughest assignments yet: make over five players from World Series winners the Boston Red Sox. The Fab 5 will work their hardest to spin gay magic all over Johnny Damon, Kevin Millar, Doug Mirabelli, Jason Varitek, and Tim Wakefield and transform them into sluggers of swankiness.

Step up to the plate and knock it out of the fashion park!

Get the Queer Eye For The Red Sox DVD here!

Farscape

Season 2, Collection 1 (Starburst Edition)

The sci-fi show Farscape blasts onto your small screen with this two-disc set, which includes eight episodes and more than two hours of extras.

When astronaut John Chrichton slips through a wormhole in space and ends up at the far side of the universe, he makes friends with alien convicts, finds love with a beautiful space pilot, and eludes sadistic bad guys called "peacekeepers" as he searches for home.

Included are the episodes "Mind theiBaby," "Vitas Mortis," "Taking theiStone," "Crackers Don't Matter," "The Way We Weren't," "Picture if You Will," "Home on the Remains," as well as the episode "RE:UNION," on DVD for the first time.

Extras include Farscape in the Raw, which contains scenes from never-before-released director's cuts of all episodes in the collection. Extras also include deleted scenes, commentary for "Cracker's Don't Matter" with Claudia Black and director Ian Watson, new commentary for "The Way We Weren't" with Ben Browder and Claudia Black, Listening In with composer Guy Gross, the FarSpeak game, actor bios, character backstories, cool Farscape facts, behind-the-scenes info, weapon and ship glossary, production design gallery, and more!

Adventure isn't far away, it's Farscape!

Get the Farscape DVD here!

Oz

The Complete Fifth Season

Emerald City prison might look newer, with fresh walls, a bigger cafeteria, and a glowing sheen over everything, but the hearts and minds of man will forever be dark. The fifth season of HBO's acclaimed prison drama is here, and don't turn your back on it even for a second. This dark series deals with life on the inside of a correctional facility, and it's not a pretty picture.

This three-disc box set includes all eight episodes from season five. Extras include deleted scenes, recaps of seasons one through four, and commentary with series creator and actor Tom Fontana and Dean Winters on episode eight ("Impotence").

Get Oz and take a trip to the big house without ever leaving your couch.

Watch a clip from the Oz DVD here!

Get the Oz DVD here!

The Outer Limits

The New Series (Aliens Among Us/Death & Beyond/Fantastic Androids & Robots/Mutation and Transformation/Sex & Science Fiction/Time Travel & Infinity Collections)

Do not attempt to control your TV set: The Outer Limits has taken over! This awesome six-disc collection includes Aliens Among Us, Fantastic Androids & Robots, Death & Beyond, Mutation & Transformation, as well as the previously released Sex & Science Fiction and Time Travel & Infinity. Each of these discs contains six episodes, for a whopping total of 36 episodes of this modern classic science-fiction series.

Included on the Aliens Among Us DVD are the episodes "Quality of Mercy," "Afterlife," "The Grell," "Relativity Theory," "Alien Shop," and "Beyond the Veil." It also contains an Aliens Among Us documentary and Creating "Quality of Mercy."

The Death & Beyond collection includes "The Second Soul," "The Other Side," "New Lease," "Essence of Life," "Human Trials," and "Black Box," and it features a Death & Beyond documentary.

Fantastic Androids & Robots features the episodes "I, Robot," "The Hunt," "Resurrection," "The Camp," "Glitch," and "Small Friends." Plus, it has a Fantastic Androids & Robots documentary.

The Mutation & Transformation disc has the episodes "The New Breed," "Descent," "The Joining," "Double Helix," "The Gun," and "The Inheritors," and it includes a Mutation & Transformation documentary.

Sex & Science Fiction includes "Caught in the Act," "Bits of Love," "Valerie 23," "The Human Operators," "Skin Deep," and "Flower Child," plus seven featurettes, cast and crew interviews, and an Outer Limits Story documentary.

Time Travel & Infinity contains "A Stitch in Time," "Tribunal," "Gettysburg," "Time to Time," "Deja Vu," and "Patient Zero," as well as featurettes and a documentary.

This box set has reached the "outer limit" of content that one collection can hold!

Watch a clip from the Outer Limits DVD here!

Get the Outer Limits: News Series DVD set here!

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