Every Tuesday I take a look at obscure and/or classic television programs, specials, miniseries or made-for-TV movies being released on DVD. For the record I consider anything broadcast prior to 1980 to be classic or else there wouldn’t be much to discuss. The releases referred to in these posts are encoded for Region 1 use in the United States and Canada.
There are quite a few releases of interest out today. First, from Shout! Factory, comes Dragnet 1968: Season Two, featuring all 28 episodes from the 1967-1968 season. It’s been almost five years since the first season, titled Dragnet 1967, was released on DVD by Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Bonus features include the made-for-TV movie that was to serve as a pilot for the series (but wasn’t actually aired until January of 1969), a panel discussion about Jack Webb and more. Here’s a trailer for the set:
Also out today from Shout! Factory is Rhoda: Season Three, with all 24 episodes from the 1976-1977 season. From CBS/Paramount Home Entertainment comes Have Gun Will Travel: Season Four, Vol. 2, which contains the final 19 episodes from the 1960-1961 season.
Finally, BBC Video is releasing a variety of Doctor Who serials today: The Space Museum/The Chase (stories #15 and #16), The Time Monster (story #64), Underworld (story #96) and The Horns of Nimon (story #108).