DVD Tuesday: The Untouchables, Sesame Street

It’s a slow week for fans of classic television. You can pick up The Untouchables – Season Three, Vol. 2 from Paramount Home Video, with the final 12 episodes of the 1961-1962 season. Also out today, from Genius Products, is Sesame Street: 40 Years of Sunny Days, containing more than five hours of footage celebrating the show’s 40th anniversary.


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  • Barry I. Grauman says:

    It’s nice that Genius has issued a documentary on “SESAME STREET”‘s 40th anniversary, but it would be even more enlightening if the first five episodes {the first week} were released on DVD as well. The show DOES look a lot different today than it did 40 years ago, and I’d hate to travel all the way to the Paley Center For Media in New York or Los Angeles, pay a membership fee, and watch the first episode at one of their consoles instead of the comfort of my own living room….

  • RGJ says:

    You can find the first episode from each of the first five seasons on Sesame Street – Old School, Volume 1 (1969-1974), which is better than nothing. Here is a review of the set from Muppet Central. Unfortunately, several episodes have been edited. Still, you get to see Oscar in all his orange glory.

    A second volume, covering 1974 to 1979, has also been released.

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