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It's just about all packed in to a colorful box holding 3 glossy "accordion" season sets, additionally collectibles: Robot poster, 5-by-7 cast collector cards along with miniature pilot script.

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ($60 DVD, Occasion Life) doesn't require fancy collectibles, simply these long-unseen episodes from your CBS sketch hour's very first five seasons (1967-1972). Aired final winter, its six every week episodes kept viewers about the side of his or her seats, unraveling decades-old murder mysteries surrounding the The Large Apple real estate heir. (TimeLife.com offers larger early-episode sets, using extras like Burnett's "Once On any Mattress" TV production: 10 discs using 21 episodes pertaining to $100, 22 discs along with 45 episodes pertaining to $200.)

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THE JINX: THE LIFE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST ($20 DVD/$25 Blu+digital, HBO) can be among these stranger-than-fiction documentary phenoms. "Danger, Will Robinson!" fills a Blu-ray transfer of "Lost in Space," the campy area quest along with galactic hippies and also 6-foot-tall talking vegetables. Comedy can be intentional inside a 2nd must-have set, "The Carol Burnett Show: Your Lost Episodes," collecting top-notch sketchfest episodes in which haven't been observed in decades.

EMPIRE ($40 DVD/$50 Blu-ray, just out via Fox) seems poised in order to pump up the volume after a spring run that will rocketed to the pop-culture stratosphere. There's furthermore the real-life juice regarding "The Jinx," the actual HBO docuseries that had everybody talking did-he-or-didn't-he about murder suspect Robert Durst.



Vintage tube fans can easily score their own gift-worthy teams of '60s fun. TV DVD/Blu-ray will get busy this week, too.

"Empire" hits disc with all the actual cheap portable dvd player mayhem, music along with murder that caused it for you to be such a spring sensation in Fox, setting takes place regarding Sept. (An expanded Gold Record Edition, including soundtrack, will come out on Blu-ray Nov. Its urban "King Lear" tale of three sons scrambling following dying dad's hip-hop empire produced songs an organic element in the loved ones fight. These pop-art pastel outfits! In Which neon-orange carrot man! Younger cast members reunite regarding nine fact-filled episode commentaries, including "The great Vegetable Rebellion." (Carrot man Stanley Adams furthermore offered Tribbles upon "Star Trek.") 4 first-season episodes contain original black-and-white commercials. This week's season pair of 12 episodes delivers bonus uncut song performances; Blu-ray adds more songs and also videos, plus featurettes exploring the show's chic the newest fashions and its Timbaland-produced tunes. Edgier than fans may expect, sketches even now score, even when their own targets are usually pass, like old-time soap opera spoof "As your Abdomen Turns," together with sarcastic comic Paul Lynde playing the particular city masochist, getting spanked through cast normal Harvey Korman within outr drag. There's excellent give-and-take pilot commentary, too (with stars Terrence Howard along with Taraji P. Henson, plus series co-creators/producers), creating this a binge-worthy method to devote your weekend.

Fall's new TV season isn't the just real large factor in your residence screen these days. Amongst some other vintage treats: unaired pilot (without Dr. Extras consist of cast members reminiscing from their particular old CBS stage, many star interviews, uncut show-open Q&As, bonus sketches, lots much more you might not observe within the Burnett show's 11 p.m. no on-disc extras -- director Andrew Jarecki allows his perform converse regarding itself.

LOST IN SPACE: THE COMPLETE ADVENTURES ($200 Blu, Fox) looks sharper than actually before in this compact 50th-anniversary box of 18 high-def discs, all 83 episodes associated with '60s space Loved Ones Robinson adventures. Furthermore in these 16 episodes in six discs: Lucille Ball, Don Rickles, Flip Wilson, Phyllis Diller, Bob Newhart, Tim Conway's earliest guest shots, all in depth in the handy manual booklet. Smith or Robot B9), screen tests, residence movies, audio interviews (with uncommon at-home photos), "Biography" associated with baddie Jonathan Harris, 1973 cartoon special, 1995 series creator documentary "The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen," even prison-station episode "Condemned regarding Space" reshaped inside widescreen together with Dolby kids portable dvd player SurroundSound remix! (And Robby your Robot!) New 2015 chats along with actors Bill Mumy (showing off his "Lost inside Space" souvenirs), Angela Cartwright, Marta Kristen and also Mark Goddard, and so they be any portion of a new table study involving an unproduced series "epilogue" published simply by Mumy. Durst ended up being arrested your day ahead associated with the final episode aired. Me TV reruns. 22's second-season start

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