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Adboy151 02-28-10 07:42 AM

Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shipping
 
This week's Best Buy ad (week of 2/28) shows Season Three on sale, it turns out all three seasons are $39.99 each.

Free shipping or in-store pick (if available locally)...
...or wait it out a few days to see if Amazon price matches. ;)

And don't forget, it looks like Bing cashback may <strike>be up to 10% back or</strike> back down to 5% (?) at the moment to offset any sales tax.

This sale is supposed to last until March 27th, according to in-store shelf tags.

Adrenaline 02-28-10 08:04 AM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
I hope Amazon price matches, gets me more Amazon Points and can use my Prime :)

Anono 02-28-10 09:43 AM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
Bought these and will return to Amazon. Ty Poster.:)

JasonX 02-28-10 10:07 AM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
Great deal on these. $36/each after Bing. I was planning on getting Season 3 and was very happy to see Season 2 for this price as well.

Joe Molotov 02-28-10 11:58 AM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
Sweet, I'd been waiting to add S2 & 3 to my collection for a decent price.

kenbenobi 02-28-10 12:30 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
I was hoping S2 would also be on sale. Ordered S2 and S3 for in-store pickup with Bing. BB doesn't pack their DVD's well, so if you have the opportunity to pick-up instead of using the free shipping, I'd pick them up.

B5Erik 02-28-10 02:28 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
I had a $25 BB gift card that I was able to use for S2, so this was the deal I had been waiting for. Thanks for posting!

(I also picked up To Kill A King at $6.99 - the trailer looked good and at that price I thought it would be worth a shot.)

masetodd 03-01-10 11:25 AM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
Darn - still no Amazon match. Looks like I have to give Best Buy my money. :(

Sweet Baby James 03-01-10 11:38 AM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by masetodd (Post 10024645)
Darn - still no Amazon match. Looks like I have to give Best Buy my money. :(

With free shipping and the $4 that you'll get back from Bing, Best Buy would be the better deal unless your sales tax is over 10%.

Fielding Mellish 03-01-10 11:48 AM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
Just did about $35 bucks of price adjustments through Best Buy.

These sets, quality wise, are fantastic. Getting them all for $120 is the steal of the year, for me.

Especially considering I unloaded my cherry-picked set of twofer episode DVD's for over a hundred bucks recently on eBay.

stingermck 03-01-10 12:18 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
I was going to BB on lunch today so I did instore pickup on Season 1. But the copy they gave me, and the ones on the shelf did not have a slip cover. :gah:

Dexter Douglas 03-01-10 12:27 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by stingermck (Post 10024772)
I was going to BB on lunch today so I did instore pickup on Season 1. But the copy they gave me, and the ones on the shelf did not have a slip cover. :gah:

I picked up all three seasons yesterday. They only had one copy of S1 and it had no slipcover. It's annoying not to have one when the other two do, but I'm really not going to complain too much at this price.

Proglodite 03-01-10 01:50 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
Amazon's dropped Season 2 down to $39.99. --Peter

mgdeals 03-01-10 02:05 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
Hmm.. it's been in the low $50s recently, and now this. I'm guessing these will settle around this price or that a new complete set is in the works.

Strange that amazon chose season 2, since it's not even the one in the BB ad. They'll probably match the rest eventually.

stingermck 03-01-10 02:11 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by mgdeals (Post 10024997)
or that a new complete set is in the works.

Guaranteed now that I have all 3 volumes :lol:

WMAangel 03-01-10 02:45 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by stingermck (Post 10025007)
Guaranteed now that I have all 3 volumes :lol:

Really, at this point though, what could they add to it that would make it worthy of another re-release? Sure, there were a few small featurettes left off of the sets that were included in the original DVD season releases (which they could always just make available for viewing via BD-Live)....they also left off one of the "Starfleet Access" PiP tracks from an episode that the HD DVD release of Season 1 got....and I know there is still a demand for copies of the famous "blooper reels" that haven't been put on any of the ST: TOS releases yet....

Still, now that I have the complete series, remastered from the original negatives, in high definition with both the original and newly produced special effects, lossless audio, and boatloads of extras, I won't ever need to purchase it again and I can't think of anything they could offer to make me do so unless it came with a free actual starship! :D2:

mgdeals 03-01-10 02:58 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by WMAangel (Post 10025064)
Really, at this point though, what could they add to it that would make it worthy of another re-release?
.... and I can't think of anything they could offer to make me do so unless it came with a free actual starship! :D2:

Haha, I was actually going to say they would package the complete set in a model of the enterprise before I saw your last line. :) But hopefully for us, the "shrinkwrapped" 3 season set is their "complete collection".

stingermck 03-01-10 03:18 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by WMAangel (Post 10025064)
Really, at this point though, what could they add to it that would make it worthy of another re-release?

A box to put it all in. Thats all ive ever wanted with TOS

DirkBelig 03-01-10 03:29 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
Heh. I have the HD DVD of S1 that I got for $50 from Amazon.ca. Only watched the first episode of that. Come on Amazon, match all three seasons!

masetodd 03-01-10 03:43 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by DirkBelig (Post 10025133)
...Come on Amazon, match all three seasons!

We still have until the end of the week.

mgdeals 03-01-10 04:00 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
I'm guessing amazon chose their lowest cost/highest stock season for the match since the BB ad only shows one season. But unless you hate best buy or something, it's not really worth it to wait given free shipping and 10% bing cashback right now. I bought all 3 and got notification of $12 back already.

DirkBelig 03-01-10 05:29 PM

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I have no idea how to get the Bing cash back. :( Do I search Best Buy and take the top link or what?

Trevor 03-01-10 05:31 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by DirkBelig (Post 10025391)
I have no idea how to get the Bing cash back. :( Do I search Best Buy and take the top link or what?

Just log-in to your cashback account and click on Best Buy in the list of stores.

DirkBelig 03-01-10 05:40 PM

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I'm only seeing 5% off for Beast Buy.

TGM 03-01-10 05:50 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by DirkBelig (Post 10025420)
I'm only seeing 5% off for Beast Buy.

it was 10% this morning... any idea when it'll be back to 10-15% range again?

Sessa17 03-01-10 06:08 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
What a phenomenal price, I've been holding off on getting Season 3 since it was released. I think most places even have the DVD sets of these usually around $70.

Chris-K 03-01-10 09:37 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
The packaging for season 3 is slimmer than those for the other two seasons -- it's as wide as a single-disc Blu-ray case. Perhaps Paramount wants to sell out of the wider season 1 & 2 sets and re-release them in the slimmer style, hence the really cheap price?

In any case, picked up seasons 2 & 3 at my local Best Buy store. Have never seen some season 3 episodes so that's something to look forward to, even though I know a lot of season 3 is regarded as rather awful...

stingermck 03-01-10 09:47 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by Chris-K (Post 10025777)
The packaging for season 3 is slimmer than those for the other two seasons -- it's as wide as a single-disc Blu-ray case. Perhaps Paramount wants to sell out of the wider season 1 & 2 sets and re-release them in the slimmer style, hence the really cheap price?

In any case, picked up seasons 2 & 3 at my local Best Buy store. Have never seen some season 3 episodes so that's something to look forward to, even though I know a lot of season 3 is regarded as rather awful...

Season 3 has 1 less disc, thus the slimmer case

Kory 03-01-10 10:15 PM

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Best Buy's cashback said 5% earlier today but when I received the notification from them after a purchase, they had credited me 10%

rfduncan 03-02-10 08:11 AM

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Hmmm. Still going to hold out. I realize this is Paramount, but the price on these sets has steadily declined. I'll hold out a little longer...

Eric F 03-02-10 11:33 AM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by rfduncan (Post 10026205)
Hmmm. Still going to hold out. I realize this is Paramount, but the price on these sets has steadily declined. I'll hold out a little longer...

I doubt it will be much cheaper than this. Star Trek is always priced at a premium.

cgray 03-02-10 12:21 PM

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I'm in. Just waiting for BCB to go back to 10%, though this is pretty promising regardless:


Originally Posted by Kory (Post 10025858)
Best Buy's cashback said 5% earlier today but when I received the notification from them after a purchase, they had credited me 10%


DirkBelig 03-02-10 02:03 PM

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I bit a couple of hours ago and only got 5% back. I'm more frosted that those SOBs auto-forfeited $125 in Rewards points at year-end cuz this purchase would've put me up to another $5 Reward. Jerks. I had a $5 coupon to burn anyway and made some extra cash, so it's a wash for me. Thanks for pointing out the deal, OP.

kenbenobi 03-02-10 02:35 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by cgray (Post 10026742)
I'm in. Just waiting for BCB to go back to 10%, though this is pretty promising regardless:

Just keep in mind that the standard BCB for BB has been 2-3%. So it might drop further, not go back up... It was only 10% for a few days. It was 8% before that...

kenbenobi 03-02-10 02:37 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by DirkBelig (Post 10026999)
I'm more frosted that those SOBs auto-forfeited $125 in Rewards points at year-end

Yeah, I got screwed by that, too. Only $100 for me though. I'm sure somebody out there somewhere had $249 and got screwed. The new rule sucks. Borders is the only other store I know of who clears out the points every year. TRU is even worse; they clear it out every 3 months!!!

Kory 03-02-10 02:44 PM

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Have you guys tried emailing Best Buy and complaining? Almost everyone who has done that got all of their forfeited points back.

mgdeals 03-02-10 03:01 PM

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They forfeited $220 of mine, but I don't care. They forgot to cancel bing cashback on previous orders of mine, so it kind of cancels. I had a $40 RZ cert that expired soon to use for this, but otherwise I usually find it hard to find something cheap enough at BB compared to other places to make me want to spend the RZ certs in time.

Dexter Douglas 03-02-10 03:03 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 

Originally Posted by Kory (Post 10027070)
Have you guys tried emailing Best Buy and complaining? Almost everyone who has done that got all of their forfeited points back.

What Kory said. I had $192 (all racked up since the end of November) wiped out. I gave them a call and they gave me back 250 within a couple days.

MadonnasManOne 03-02-10 11:11 PM

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I just bit on this for Season 2 (which shows back ordered) and Season 3. I bought Season 1 when it came out. I signed up for a Bing Cash Back Account, but, I don't even know if the order ended up going through them, after all of the passwords I had to enter for Best Buy, Pay Pal, etc. I really hope it works. At any rate, I tried finding these at local Best Buy's, today. The one I usually go to had Season 2 listed in stock, but, when I got there, they didn't have any. Another store 45 minutes away had 1 Season 3 set, according to customer service, but, I didn't want to risk all the driving for it NOT to be there, so I decided to order online.

As far as all of those saying they lost their Reward Zone points, I guess I got lucky. I had received the original E-mail saying that they were going to be forfeited, but, then I got an E-mail saying that, because I had a Reward Zone Master Card, they would't be forfeited. So, I was happy that I didn't lose all my points!

B5Erik 03-02-10 11:17 PM

Re: Best Buy: Star Trek, The Original Series -- Any Season, $39.99 each + Free Shippi
 
Fry's has Season 3 on sale for $39.99 today as well (so I picked it up).

I've scored each season for that price. (I picked up season 1 last year from Amazon...)


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