DVD Roundup: 3.6.07

Sabrina, The Teenage Witch: The First Season
Buy this DVD at Amazon.com

Rating: Not Rated

Starring:
Melissa Joan Hart as Sabrina Spellman
Nick Bakay as Salem Saberhagen
Caroline Rhea as Hilda Spellman
Beth Broderick as Zelda Spellman
Nate Richert as Harvey Kinkle

Special Features:
None

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

Synopsis:
The following is from the official DVD synopsis:

“When Sabrina Spellman is informed by her aunts, Hilda and Zelda, that she is a witch on her 16th birthday, she is hesitant to believe them. Having been sent to live with them in Massachusetts by her Warlock father and mortal mother, Sabrina learns the tricks of magic in order to receive her witch’s license. Along the way, she gets into many scrapes while figuring out how certain spells work. She also has to keep the secret from her boyfriend, Harvey, friends Jenny and later Valerie, stuck-up nemesis Libby, and her ever-suspicious vice-principal, Mr. Kraft.”

“Sabrina, The Teenage Witch: The First Season” is not rated.

CS Comment:
This is another TV series that I can’t believe hasn’t been on DVD before. My daughter has just started watching this show in re-runs, so it’s perfect for her to check out.

Available Tuesday, March 6



Hawaii Five-0: The First Season
Buy this DVD at Amazon.com

Rating: Unrated

Starring:
Jack Lord as Det. Steve McGarrett
James MacArthur as Det. Danny Williams
Kam Fong as Det. Chin Ho Kelly
Herman Wedemeyer as Det. Edward D. ‘Duke’ Lukela
Zulu as Det. Kono Kalakaua

Special Features:
All 24 episodes from the 1968 season on 7 discs
The original pilot movie “Cocoon”
45 minutes retrospective with James MacArthur “Emme’s Island Moments: Memories of Hawaii Five-O” featurette from 1996, hosted by Emme Tomombang and James MacArthur

Other Info:
Fullscreen (1.33:1)
Running Time: 21 Hours 10 Minutes

Synopsis:
The following is from the official DVD synopsis:

“Filmed entirely on location in Hawaii, the show followed Jack Lord as he played Steve McGarrett, head of an elite state police unit investigating ‘organized crime, murder, assassination attempts, foreign agents, felonies of every type.’ James MacArthur played his second-in-command Danny (‘Danno’) Williams, with local actors Kam Fong, Zulu, Al Harrington, and Herman Wedemeyer, among others, playing members of the Five-O team.”

“Hawaii Five-0: The First Season” is not rated.

CS Comment:
Color me surprised again – here’s another classic TV series that’s making a debut appearance on DVD. Fans of cop dramas or people who saw “Hawaii Five-O” when it first aired will want to check this out.

Available Tuesday, March 6



South Park: The Complete Ninth Season
Buy this DVD at Amazon.com

Rating: Not Rated

Starring:
Trey Parker as Clyde
Matt Stone as Kyle Broflovski
Isaac Hayes as Chef

Special Features:
All 14 episodes of the 2005 season on 3 discs
Mini-commentaries on each episode by creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone

Other Info:
Fullscreen (1.33:1)
Dolby Digital Stereo Sound
Running Time: 308 Minutes

Synopsis:
The following is from the official DVD synopsis:

“All fourteen episodes from South Park’s infamous ninth season are now available for the first time in this exclusive 3-disc collector’s set. This season features Kenny’s epic battle between heaven and hell, uprising of redheads and adventures surrounding a certain closet. For these boys, it’s all part of growing up in South Park!”

“South Park: The Complete Ninth Season” is not rated.

CS Comment:
If you ever wanted to see the infamous “Trapped in the Closet” episode, this is the DVD set you’ll want to pick up.

Available Tuesday, March 6

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