Lost season three DVD dated, Blu-ray debunked

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In their quest for answers, Lost fans love scouring the show for little clues thrown in by the producers. However, trying to read little bits of paper or book titles on a shelf in the hatch is almost impossible in real time. The real fans rely on the Lost DVDs for solid picture quality and--most importantly--pausing, rewinding, and slow-motion that most DVRs can't provide.

Today, Buena Vista Home Entertainment announced that Lost: The Complete Third Season--The Unexplored Experience will be released on DVD on December 11 in a seven-disc set.

In addition to all 23 episodes, there will be a slew of bonus features totaling more than six hours in length. They include a one-on-one with Matthew Fox, who plays the reluctant leader Jack Shephard, a featurette titled The World of the Others, never-before-seen flashbacks, a making-of documentary, a peek at the multitude of literary references in the show, and the usual audio commentary, deleted scenes, and bloopers. The set will carry an MSRP of $59.99.

Contrary to what some online Web sites--most sourcing The Hollywood Reporter--are reporting, a representative from BVHE told TV.com that there are currently no plans to bring season three to Blu-ray, one of the two high-definition DVD formats fighting for media supremacy (the other being HD-DVD).

Lost just wrapped up its third season and is scheduled to resume early next year.

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