DVD Roundup: 2.20.07

Voyage to the Bottom of Sea – Season 2, Volume 2
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Rating: Not Rated

Starring:
Richard Basehart as Adm. Harriman Nelson
Robert Dowdell as Lt. Comdr. Chip Morton
David Hedison as Capt. Lee B. Crane
Del Monroe as Kowalski
Nigel McKeand as Kelly – Sonar Man
Arch Whiting as Sparks
Paul Trinka as Patterson
Henry Kulky as Chief Curley Jones
Terry Becker as Chief Francis Ethelbert Sharkey

Special Features:
David Hedison Interviews
Still Galleries

Other Info:
Fullscreen (1.33:1)
Dolby Digital Stereo Sound
Spanish Language
Running Time: 650 Minutes

Synopsis:
The following is from the official DVD synopsis:

“Explore the marvels of the unknown and the mysteries of the deep.

Welcome a spectacular underwater world populated by sinister foreign agents, deadly sea creatures, and evil scientists bent on world domination. This is the world of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Irwin Allen’s sci-fi TV classic, a world of beauty, wonder, intrigue, and danger.

Season Two, Volume Two contains some of the most innovative and beloved episodes of the entire series. There’s an island inhabited by ferocious dinosaurs, a ghostly U-Boat captain with a deadly agenda, a fire in the sky that threatens to melt the polar ice cap, and more! Prepare yourself for a world unlike any you’ve ever experienced…Prepare to dive!”

CS Comment:
Fans of the series can now complete their Season Two collections with this DVD set.

Available Tuesday, February 20



Penn & Teller – Bullsh*t – The Complete Fourth Season
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Rating: Not Rated

Starring:
Penn Jillette as Himself
Teller as Himself

Special Features:
None

Other Info:
Fullscreen (1.33:1)
Running Time: 4 Hours 48 Minutes

Synopsis:
The following is from the official DVD synopsis:

“The fourth season of this award-winning series featuring master showmen Penn & Teller, delivers viewers an aggressive, humorous exposé of taboo topics, using the duo’s trademark humor, knowledge of carnival tricks as well as hidden cameras and blatant confrontation. Winner of the prestigious 2004 and 2005 Writer’s Guild Award for Best Comedy/Variety Series and nominated the last three years for the Emmy® for Outstanding Reality Program and Outstanding Writing for Non Fiction Programming, Penn & Teller: Bullshit! continues its controversial muckraking throughout season three by confronting many of the institutions society holds dear.”

“Penn & Teller – Bullsh*t – The Complete Fourth Season” is not rated.

CS Comment:
Penn & Teller stick it to the Boy Scouts! Way to go guys! They needed to be taken down a notch. Can’t wait to see them attack the Girl Scouts and those addictive cookies.

Available Tuesday, February 20



Family Ties: The Complete First Season
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Rating: Not Rated

Starring:
Michael J. Fox as Alex P. Keaton
Meredith Baxter as Elyse Keaton
Michael Gross as Steven Keaton
Justine Bateman as Mallory Keaton
Tina Yothers as Jennifer Keaton

Special Features:
None

Other Info:
Fullscreen (1.33:1)
Dolby Digital Mono Sound
Running Time: 8 Hours 48 Minutes

Synopsis:
The following is from the official DVD synopsis:

“Steve and Elyse Keaton (Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter-Birney), once 1960s radicals, now find themselves in Reagan-Era American trying to raise a traditional suburban family. Son Alex P. Keaton (Michael J. Fox) is an ambitious Young Republican and his sister Mallory (Justine Bateman) is a shallow victim of the corporate culture, obsessed with music, clothes and boys. Their only normal kid is young Jennifer (Tina Yothers), a bit of a tomboy.”

“Family Ties: The Complete First Season” is not rated.

CS Comment:
This is another one of those TV series that I couldn’t believe wasn’t on DVD yet. But why in the world would they do this without any bonus features? Last I checked, the entire cast was still alive!

Available Tuesday, February 20

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