Smallville DVDs go high-def

Smallville fans have known for a while that the most recent season of the show, season six, is being boxed up for a DVD release in mid-September. However, those fans with superpowered high-definition displays and high-definition DVD players were clueless as to when, and if, HD-DVD and Blu-ray versions would also be released.

It turns out that Smallville's sixth season will be available on both formats at the same time the standard DVD set is released--September 18--according to specialty Web site tvshowsondvd.com.

Both sets will reportedly sell for $79.98 and include several bonus features, among them the featurettes "Green Arrow: The Legend of the Emerald Archer," "Smallville Legends: Justice & Doom," "Smallville Legends: The Oliver Queen Chronicles," and its "Making of" short, "Smallville Big Fans," and the requisite deleted scenes.

The HD-DVD set will come on five discs, and the Blu-ray set will be on four discs.

This isn't the first time Tom Welling and his castmates have been packages for home in high-definition. Season five of Smallville was offered in HD-DVD, but not in Blu-ray.

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Evil_Dead_Ash, do you have a blu-ray or HD-DVD player? A Small increase in picture quality is not even remotely accurate, it's a rather large jump in quality. So much so that I can barely watch regular DVD's anymore. I'm even waiting to re-buy seasons 1-4 on HD-DVD since the show was shot in HD I'm hoping they eventually release those sets as well.
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I just watch all the episodes off the internet. A bunch of places have them streaming... I don't really care that much about the picture quality past a certain point. Right now I don't even have a tv.... Just my computer. If I can't rip it with my computer, I'm not interested.
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Both set will be cheaper on Amazon.com
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But tvshowsondvd.com have been wrong before... It's what happened with the One Tree Hill DVDs
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I'll wait for HD-DVD or Blu-Ray players to drop-down in price, when that happens those high-definition Smallville DVDs would cost about $40 bucks.
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Does this mean that movie rental stores like Block Buster & Netflix will have both HD-DVD and Blu-ray versions available? That's going to drive them out of business, well not if it cost us $80 for the box set.
EdJ
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Happy that I've got my PS3 - Blu-Ray season 6, here I come!
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I believe I need to finally give in and purchase a blue-ray DVD player because it seems more then recently almost all great DVD's are coming out in blue-ray.
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Cool!! Just bought myself a PS3 and Sony Bravia hd tv...cant wait to try it!! :D

Super-wuss in high def!! :lol:
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yer it will be cool but i dont have a blue ray dvd player and they dont come cheap
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Too much $$$!

For a slight improvement in picture quality, it's not worth it.
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cool but i dont have blueray dvd player yet
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this is gonna be so awesome. i can't wait.
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this is gonna be so awesome. i can't wait.
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