Upcoming DVD Releases

• The Commish – The Complete Series (VEI)
$39.99 SRP DVD
—–5 seasons, 94 episodes. Emmy Winner Michael Chiklis stars as Tony Scali, a no-nonsense police commissioner revered by his officers and community for this unorthodox style and compassionate nature. As a former Brooklyn cop, Tony uses tough and, at times, controversial methods to bring perpetrators to justice in his small town, where solutions to difficult situations often require considerable creativity. From parenthood to politics, from sex crimes to murder cases, one man takes it day-to-day with offbeat humor and street-smart skill. Starring: Michael Chiklis (The Shield, Fantastic Four), Theresa Saldana (All My Children), Kaj-Erik Eriksen (The 4400), Melinda McGraw (Mad Men). GUEST STARRING: Telly Savalas, Ernest Borgnine, David Paymer, Richard Kind, Stella Stevens, Giovanni Ribisi, Darren McGavin, Ray Walston, Pat Sajak, Eric McCormack, and many more!

COMING ON 10/11:
• South Park – Post Covid & The Return of Covid (Comedy Central/Paramount)
$19.99 SRP Blu-ray
—–“POST COVID”: What happened to the children who lived through the Pandemic? Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny survived but will never be the same Post Covid. “POST COVID: THE RETURN OF COVID”: If Stan, Kyle and Cartman could just work together, they could go back in time to make sure Covid never happened and save Kenny’s life.
NOTE: this title has not been officially announced by the studio yet; our information comes from retailer pre-order listings. It is not fully complete info, nor is there box cover art available yet; all details provided here may not be finalized, and could be subject to change. As of today’s writing, this title has only been listed for Blu-ray Disc format.

• Robocop: The Series – Pilot Episode: The Future of Law Enforcement (Liberation Hall)
$19.95 SRP DVD; $24.95 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Behind the Scene Featurette; Trailer
—–ROBOCOP. THE FUTURE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT. Alex Murphy (Richard Eden, “Santa Barbara”) is RoboCop: a cybernetic, half-man/half-machine policeman who is the creation of Omni Consumer Products (OCP), a mega-corporation with divisions affecting nearly every level of consumer need, society, and government. RoboCop fights crime and occasional corporate conspiracy in the near-future of Old Detroit. In this TV movie pilot episode “The Future of Law Enforcement” (which is based on the first draft that was intended to be the original “Robocop 2” feature film, from original writers/creators Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner (Starship Troopers), RoboCop is back to provide justice in Delta City. While investigating the murders of several homeless people, Alex Murphy/RoboCop uncovers some of the city’s darker secrets. Single-disc release.

COMING ON 10/18:
• Battlestar Galactica – The Complete Series (Universal)
$119.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: Commentaries, Featurettes, Deleted Scenes, Podcast Commentaries, Video Blogs, Webisodes/Minisodes, and more!
—–One of the most celebrated dramas on television, Battlestar Galactica is the classic adventure of a ragtag fleet of humans, the sole survivors of a devastating hundred-year war with the robotic Cylon Empire. Faced with an undefeatable battle against a deadly enemy, they flee under the protection of their one remaining warship, the outdated Battlestar Galactica. It’s a race to save humanity as they embark on a quest to find the mythical planet Earth while being pursued by their nemeses who have now taken on human form. Starring Mary McDonnell and Edward James Olmos. Experience the phenomenon from beginning to end in Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series! 26-disc set.
NOTE: as of today’s writing, this title has only been announced for re-release on DVD format; the original 2009 DVD release has 25 discs, and the previous 2010 DVD re-release came with 26 discs (same as this new 2022 re-release)

• Ed, Edd n Eddy – The Complete Series (Cartoon Network/Warner)
$69.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: How to Make an Ed, Edd n Eddy Cartoon; Interview with the Creator; How to Draw Eddy; Behind the Eds with the Show’s Creator; How to Draw Ed; Music Video “I’m Not Coming In Today”; Promos: 28 Days Later, Crybaby starring Jimmy, Ed’s Origami, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
—–IT DOESN’T GET MUCH EDD-ER THAN THIS! Ready for every ED ever? All 66 episodes of Cartoon Network’s Ed, Edd n Eddy are collect-ED here. Plunge headlong into every mis-ED-venture from Danny Antonucci’s award-winning show, from giant clams and mole mutants to radioactive mashed potatoes and endless jawbreakers! Kick back at the cul-de-sac with the hilarious Ed, the lovable Edd (also known as Double-D), and their fearless leader Eddy; plus Rolf, Nazz, the Kanker sisters, Jonny 2×4…and who can forget Plank?! Dreams, schemes, and everything in between, it’s Ed, Edd n Eddy to the EDS-TREME!!! 10-disc set.
NOTE: as of today’s writing, this title has only been announced for DVD format

• Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends – The Complete Series (Cartoon Network/Warner)
$79.99 SRP DVD

—–IMAGINARY FRIENDS – REAL FUN! Hot toe pickers, unite! At long last, every episode of Craig McCracken’s award-winning series has found a home, in this complete collection of Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends. When 8-year-old Mac is told he’s too old for his imaginary friend, Bloo Q. Kazoo, what’s a kid to do? Luckily, Mac and Bloo find their way to Madame Foster’s, an unruly roost for unreal pals, where “good ideas are never forgotten.” Now Mac and Bloo have extraordinary friends of all shapes and sizes, like the kooky Coco, the extreme Eduardo and the willowy Wilt, to name a few. They may be imaginary, but the mischief, chaos and hilarity they create is very real. In fact, they’re the best friends you can think of! When it comes to fun, Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends is the real deal! 11-disc set.
NOTE: as of today’s writing, this title has only been announced for DVD format

COMING ON 10/25:
• Hogan’s Heroes – The Complete Series (CBS/Paramount)
$99.99 SRP Blu-ray MOD
EXTRAS: Gag Reel; Promos; Recruitment Spots; Featurettes; Bob Crane Radio Materials; The Lucy Show Clip, and much more!
—–Join Colonel Hogan and his crew in this classic comedy! All six seasons of the award-winning sitcom are now available in this one-of-a-kind collection. Hogan’s Heroes follows the hilarious adventures of a ragtag team of POWs who turn a German prison camp into the secret headquarters for their outrageous espionage missions. Starring Bob Crane as the iconic Robert E. Hogan and Werner Klemperer in his Emmy award-winning role as the hapless Colonel Klink. Also stars Richard Dawson (Family Feud). This classic collection contains 168 unforgettable episodes! 21-disc set.
NOTE: this title was originally released on DVD format in 2007, and re-released in both 2016 and 2018; this is the first time it’s being made available on Blu-ray Disc

• Titans – The Complete 3rd Season (Warner)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $29.98 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: TITANS EXPANDED (All-New Featurette) – Sit down with the cast and showrunners of Titans as they cover all the new characters and elements of Season 3; TITANS: WORLDS WITHIN WORLDS (All-New Featurette) – Step into the world of the Titans as we get a glimpse behind the scenes of how the look, feel, and texture of Season 3 came to life; Training a Metahuman – A behind the scenes look at training the Titans, the young metahuman heroes, with Stunt Coordinator Larnell Stovall and cast members Brenton Thwaites, Mame-Anna Diop, Ryan Potter, Curran Walters, Damaris Lewis, Joshua Orpin, and Savannah Welch; Looking the Part – LJ Shannon, Specialty Costume Designer, reveals her design process and explains how she worked to match the looks and actions from the comic books. This featurette includes executive producer Greg Walker and cast members Brenton Thwaites, Mame-Anna Diop, Teagan Croft, Ryan Potter, Curran Walters, Damaris Lewis, and Joshua Orpin; Inside the Character: Red Hood – A behind-the-scenes look at the new anti-hero character Red Hood as portrayed by Curran Walters; Inside the Character: Barbara Gordon – A behind-the-scenes look at the character of Barbara Gordan as portrayed by Savannah Welch; Welcome to Gotham – A behind-the-scenes exploration of iconic Gotham City with cast members Brenton Thwaites, Mame-Anna Diop, Teagan Croft, Ryan Potter, Curran Walters, and executive producer Greg Walker, art director Khanh Quach, director Boris Mojsovski, and producer/director Carol Banker; Digital Copy (exclusive to Blu-ray)
—–In the explosive third season, Jason Todd’s journey as Robin comes to a gruesome end, only for him to return to Gotham as Red Hood…with a vengeance to take down his old team! Meanwhile, Barbara Gordon, the former Batgirl and current acting Commissioner of the Gotham City Police Department, is wary of the Titans now being back in Gotham. But her history with Dick Grayson leads her to accept their help in the GCPD’s investigation of Red Hood. Also assisting the investigation is Dr. Jonathan Crane, a onetime Super-Villain, and current inmate at Arkham Asylum. 3-disc set in either format.
NOTE: this title was released in Canada on May 24th; this is the first time it is being released in the United States

• Yellowstone – The Dutton Legacy Collection Limited Edition Gift Set (Paramount)
$90.99 SRP DVD; $111.99 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Includes over 14 hours of special features and never-before-seen content
—–Yellowstone recounts the epic story of the Dutton family, who control the largest ranch in the contiguous United States. Headed by John Dutton (Academy Award winner Kevin Costner), the family faces an onslaught of attacks both from within and a world of vicious greed on the outside. 1883 is the hit prequel to the Emmy nominated drama Yellowstone. The limited series follows the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west. It is a stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America’s promised land – Montana. Yellowstone: The Dutton Legacy Collection includes the first four seasons of Yellowstone, 1883: A Yellowstone Origin Story, and collectible Dutton Ranch Coasters packaged together in a Limited Edition Gift Set. 21-disc set.

• Star Trek: Prodigy – Season 1 (CBS/Paramount Canada)
DVD; Blu-ray

—–The CG-animated series Star Trek: Prodigy is the first Star Trek series aimed at younger audiences, and follows a motley crew of young aliens who must figure out how to work together while navigating a greater galaxy, in search for a better future. These six young outcasts know nothing about the ship they have commandeered – a first in the history of the Star Trek franchise – but over the course of their adventures together, they will each be introduced to Starfleet and the ideals it represents. Voice cast includes Brett Gray, Ella Purnell, Jason Mantzoukas, Angus Imrie, Rylee Alazraqui, Dee Bradley Baker, Jimmi Simpson, John Noble, and Kate Mulgrew.
NOTE: this title has not been officially announced by the studio yet; our information comes from Canadian retailer pre-order listings. It is not fully complete info, nor is there box cover art available yet; all details provided here may not be finalized, and could be subject to change.

COMING ON 11/15:
• The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet – Season 7 (MPI Home Video)
$29.98 SRP DVD


• The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet – Season 8 (MPI Home Video)
$29.98 SRP DVD


* Doctor Who – Story #038: The Abominable Snowmen (BBC)
$29.98 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Episodes 1-6 (Animated Black & White); Episodes 1-6 (Animated Color); Restored Surviving Original Episode 2; Photographic Reconstructions of Episodes 1, 3, 4, 5 & 6; Making-of Documentary; Audio Commentaries; 8mm Home Movie Footage; Archive interview with writer Mervyn Haisman; Photo Gallery; Teaser Trailer; PDF ROM Content
—–In the 17th century, an old Tibetan friend of the Doctor’s reached out and touched the mind of an alien disembodied energy, known only as the Great Intelligence, giving it a conduit to Earth. 300 years later, the Doctor revisits the Himalayas because he wants to return the Holy Ghanta, an ancient relic he was given many centuries ago by the grateful monks and their Master, Padmasambhava, at Det-Sen Monastery. On arriving however, the Doctor is treated as a villain – blamed for a series of brutal murders in the area. Jamie and Victoria meanwhile discover the true culprits – the previously peaceful Yeti that live in seclusion on the mountainside have apparently turned violent. The Doctor must convince the monks that not only is he not their enemy, but the real foe – and the power controlling the Yeti – is living amongst them. Most of the original 1967 master recordings of the six-part adventure ‘The Abominable Snowmen’ were lost soon after the program’s original transmission. However, audio-only recordings of all the episodes have survived and have been used here to create six brand new fully animated presentations of this lost classic, as well as the one surviving segment, Episode Two. 3-disc set.

Upcoming DVD Releases

* The Beatles: Get Back (Disney)
$27.99 SRP DVD; $34.99 SRP Blu-ray Collector’s Set

EXTRAS: Blu-ray special packaging includes collector’s cards
—–Directed by three-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “They Shall Not Grow Old”), “The Beatles: Get Back” is a three-part documentary series that takes audiences back in time to the band’s intimate recording sessions during a pivotal moment in music history. 3-disc set in either format.
* Saturday Night Live – The Complete First 5 Seasons: 1975-1980 (Time Life)
$249.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: Exclusive bonus features, behind-the-scenes footage, screen tests with the entire original cast, and television interviews with the cast and showrunner Lorne Michaels. 28-Page Collector’s Book telling the story of the show and all of your favorite “Not Ready For Primetime Players”. BONUS DVD of Mr. Bill Classics digitally remastered from the original Super-8 and 16mm films.
—–“Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” The first five years of Saturday Night Live featured some of the most beloved cast members of all time, including Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Garrett Morris, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Jane Curtin, and Laraine Newman…the “Not Ready For Prime Time Players.” They set the stage for some of the most hilarious television comedy, and it was all live! Now the best of the original cast is available unlike ever before. They’re still not ready for prime time, but now you can watch them any time! This 38-DVD Collector’s Set Includes: Every episode of Seasons 1-5, complete and uncut. That’s 106 episodes in total! All-time classic sketches including “Land Shark,” “Word Association,” “The Killer Bees,” “Super Bass-o-Matic,” “Weekend Update,” “The Franken and Davis Show,” “Olympia Café,” “The French Chef,” and so many more. Iconic characters including Coneheads, Samurai, Emily Litella, Chevy Chase as President Ford, Shower Mike, The Blues Brothers, Baba Wawa, Nick the Lounge Singer, The Wild and Crazy Festrunk Brothers, The Loud Family, Buck Henry’s Uncle Roy, and more! Unforgettable guest hosts including Candice Bergen, George Carlin, Rodney Dangerfield, Carrie Fisher, Buck Henry, Madeline Kahn, Robert Klein, Walter Matthau, Richard Pryor, Steve Martin, The Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, Lily Tomlin, Frank Zappa and more!
NOTE: these seem to be the same 37 discs released in 7-disc and 8-disc SNL season sets between 2006 and 2009, along with the film shorts from the 2000 single-disc release of “Ohh Nooo! Mr. Bill’s Classics.” This is being made available in one big collection for fans who missed those previous DVD releases.

* In Their Own Words – Season 2 (PBS)
$34.99 SRP DVD

—–In Their Own Words is a powerful and intimate journey into the lives and minds of some of the most compelling icons of our time. Pope Francis: The incredible life of a man who is well on his way to shaking up one of the oldest institutions on the globe. Chuck Berry: The complicated path, unmatched talent, and iconic music of the true father of rock ‘n’ roll. Diana, Princess of Wales: The inspirational journey of a woman who defied expectations to become one of the most impactful icons in history. President Jimmy Carter: The outsider who fought his way to the most powerful office in the world, and his quest to better the lives of millions. Elon Musk: The bullied boy, the innovator, the rocket scientist who bet it all to make his dreams come true. Angela Merkel: A leader who overcame repression, opposition, attacks and sexism to change the course of world history. Uses a fresh and innovative combination of interviews, archival footage, and state-of-the-art graphics. 2-disc set.
* CSI: Vegas – Season 1 (ViacomCBS)
$24.95 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: 3 Featurettes; Deleted scenes
—–A new threat has enshrouded the neon streets of Sin City, and it’s going to take some familiar faces to stare it down. William Petersen and Jorja Fox return to the roles they made famous – and to the crime drama that made CBS history – in CSI: Vegas. Together can they prevent the perpetrator from bringing down the whole CSI crime lab? Old friends meet new enemies – and the latest forensic techniques – in CSI: Vegas.
NOTE: this has been announced for DVD format only

* The Handmaid’s Tale – Season 4 (MGM/Warner)
$19.98 SRP DVD

—–June (Elisabeth Moss) strikes back against Gilead as a fierce rebel leader, but the risks she takes bring unexpected and dangerous new challenges. Her quest for justice and revenge threatens to consume her, and destroy her most cherished relationships. Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Offred (Moss), one of the few fertile women known as Handmaids in the oppressive Republic of Gilead, struggles to survive as a reproductive surrogate for a powerful Commander and his resentful wife. The series also stars Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel, Ann Dowd, Max Minghella, Madeline Brewer, O-T Fagbenle, Amanda Brugel, Bradley Whitford, and Sam Jaeger. Mckenna Grace (Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Designated Survivor, Fuller House, Young Sheldon) appears as Esther Keyes, a farmer and the teenage wife of an older Commander. 3-disc set.
NOTE: this has been announced for DVD format only

* Before We Die – Season 1 (PBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD

—–When Detective Inspector Hannah Laing kisses her married lover Sean Hardacre goodbye one morning, she never imagines it will be the last time she will see her fellow detective alive. But Sean goes missing and his body is recovered the following day. Determined to find whoever is responsible, Hannah accesses one of Sean’s confidential contacts and persuades ‘Issy’ to help her with Sean’s investigation into a Croatian family, the Mimicas, who are using their restaurant to launder drug money. Forced to operate undercover for fear of a leak at police HQ, Hannah and her new partner Billy Murdoch uncover a daring plot by the Mimicas to smuggle an enormous quantity of cocaine into the country. But when Hannah also discovers Issy’s identity, she realizes there is far more at stake than bringing Sean’s killers to justice. 2-disc set.
* Robocop: The Series – The Complete Series (Liberation Hall Music & Movies)
$49.95 SRP DVD; $59.95 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: ‘Behind the Scenes’ featurette | Toy commercial | Photo gallery | Cast profiles for actors Richard Eden, Lisa Madigan, Andrea Roth, Sarah Campbell & David Gardner | ‘From Cinema to the Small Screen’ featurette | ‘The Future of Law Enforcement: The History of RoboCop’ featurette | ‘Put Down Your Weapon: The Auto 9 Gun’ featurette | ‘The Car’ featurette | ‘The Suit’ featurette
—–In 1994, after three films in the franchise, the popular sci-fi action character RoboCop debuted in his own television series. Produced by Canada’s Skyvision Entertainment, RoboCop: The Series starred Richard Eden in the title role. An 89-minute pilot aired in two parts in March, followed by 21 one-hour episodes. Aimed at a younger audience, the series dialed back the graphic violence of the first two movies, and displayed a tone similar in feel to RoboCop 3. Many of the events and plotlines seen in the films were discarded, with RoboCop: The Series acting as a reset for the once human, now cyborg police officer. The series’ theme song, “A Future to This Life,” was performed by rock legends Joe Walsh and Lita Ford. Additionally, the series included songs by the Band, Dave Edmunds, Nicky Hopkins, Iron Butterfly, KC and the Sunshine Band, and Todd Rundgren, among others. Both the Blu-ray and DVD box sets feature the pilot film, all 21 original episodes, and bonus features. Source material for the Blu-ray was taken from original vault elements and is now formatted for 16:9 screens. The DVD is presented in its original 4:3 size as a “pillar box” (black bars on the left and right) to fit 16:9 screens. 5-disc set in either format.
* Doctor Who – Colin Baker: The Complete Season 1 (BBC)
$69.99 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS (subject to change): Brand New Documentaries Including a Making-Of documentary for The Two Doctors, and a nostalgic trip back for Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant to Season 22’s filming locations; In Conversation: Not one but THREE insightful feature-length interviews, with Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant and a surprise guest; Behind The Sofa: New episodes with actors Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Terry Molloy, Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton, Sylvester McCoy and Wendy Padbury; Extended Episodes: Including Vengeance On Varos, The Two Doctors (Part One) and Revelation Of The Daleks (Part One); A Fix With Sontarans: The Doctor and Tegan battle the Sontarans in this special mini-episode; Updated Special Effects: View Timelash with optional new effects; Exclusive New Audio Commentaries: With Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Alexei Sayle & Terry Molloy on Revelation Of The Daleks and Colin Baker, Janet Fielding & Gareth Jenkins on A Fix With Sontarans; Immersive 5.1 Surround Sound: On Attack Of The Cybermen, Vengeance On Varos and Revelation Of The Daleks; The Eternal Mystery: A brand new mini-episode of classic Doctor Who; Studio Footage: Rare behind-the-scenes material from Vengeance On Varos, The Two Doctors, Timelash and Revelation Of The Daleks; Convention Footage: Featuring actors Colin Baker and Jacqueline Pearce alongside producer John Nathan-Turner; Rare Gems From The Archives: BBC archive material including The Colin Baker Years, plus content covering the promotion of the season and the controversial hiatus; Radio Serial: Slipback, a six-part radio adventure; HD Photo Galleries: Including many previously unseen images; Info Text: Behind-the-scenes information and trivia on every episode; Scripts, Costume Designs, Rare BBC Production Files and other rarities from the PDF Archive; The eight-disc box set also includes hours of special features previously released on DVD.
—–Across an action-packed season of double-length episodes, Colin Baker’s Doctor and companion Peri (Nicola Bryant) face off against a host of classic monsters and villains, including Daleks, Cybermen, Sontarans, Davros (Terry Molloy) and The Master (Anthony Ainley)…as well as introducing new female nemesis The Rani (Kate O’Mara) and the villainous slug-like Sil (Nabil Shaban). Also returning is Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor, and his companion Jamie (Frazer Hines). Includes the following stories from 1985: Attack of the Cybermen, Vengeance on Varos, The Mark of the Rani, The Two Doctors, Timelash, Revelation of the Daleks. 8-disc set.
NOTE: A specially shot U.K. announcement trailer has debuted on the Doctor Who YouTube channel, written by new series contributor Pete McTighe (Kerblam! and Praxeus) and featuring Nicola Bryant back as Peri: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dspgDvP7pA8