March 2019: The Month in Home Media

The Month in Home Media highlights short-lived or rare TV shows released on DVD or Blu-ray in the United States during the previous month.

After two quiet months, things picked up in March. A forgotten adventure drama, Spencer’s Pilots (CBS, 1976), came out on DVD. So did both seasons of Here’s Boomer (NBC, 1980-1982). Plus, the first of four Man from Atlantis pilot telefilms came out on Blu-ray. Finally, there were four new releases from Alpha Video, including episodes of one season wonder My Hero (NBC, 1952-1953)

DVD/Blu-ray Releases

Highlight of the Month: Spencer’s Pilots

CBS Home Entertainment quietly, and surprisingly, released this short-lived adventure drama on DVD last month. It starred Christopher Stone, Todd Susman, Gene Evans, Margaret Impert, and Britt Leach. It ran for two months on CBS during the 1976-1977 season. Guest stars include Bill Bixby, Bob Crane, Barbara Bel Geddes, Pernell Roberts, Clyde Kusatsu, and Shelley Fabares.

Support Television Obscurities by purchasing Spencer’s Pilots on DVD from Amazon.

Other Releases

Man from Atlantis (1977 NBC Pilot Telefilm) [Blu-ray]
Here’s Boomer: Season 1
Here’s Boomer: Season 2
My Hero, Volume 5 [Alpha Video]
Sheriff of Cochise, Volume 6 [Alpha Video]
Roy Rogers With Dale Evans, Volume 22 [Alpha Video]
Food and Beverage Commercials [Alpha Video]

News

ClassicFlix has delayed the first season of Public Defender (CBS, 1954-1955) on DVD from April 23rd to May 21st.

The Brady Brides (NBC, 1981) and The Bradys (CBS, 1990) are coming to DVD. The two short-lived spin-offs of The Brady Bunch are included in the upcoming 50th Anniversary Brady-est TV & Movie Collection from CBS/Paramount, scheduled for release on June 6th (TV Shows On DVD/Facebook).


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One Reply to “March 2019: The Month in Home Media”

  1. A quick PS: The Brady Bunch Hour is not included due to a conflict between Paramount and Sid & Marty Kroft!

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