October 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.

Yes, October was another slow month. Short-lived sitcom Life with Lucy (ABC, 1986) came out on DVD for the first time, with five unaired episodes.

DVD/Blu-ray Releases

Highlight of the Month – Life with Lucy: The Complete Series

Lucille Ball returned to television with this sitcom, which flopped with critics and viewers. ABC aired only eight episodes before pulling the show, leaving five unaired. Gale Gordon, then 80-year-old, came out of retirement to co-star. The cast also included Ann Dusenberry, Larry Anderson, Jenny Lewis, Philip J. Amelio II, and Donovan Scott.

Support Television Obscurities by purchasing Life with Lucy: The Complete Series from Amazon.

Other Releases

Michael Shayne, Volume 2 [Alpha Video]
I Led 3 Lives, Volume 3 [Alpha Video]
The Adventures of Sir Lancelot, Volume 5 [Alpha Video]


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