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Old 05-31-05, 10:14 PM
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Which TV series will NEVER make it to DVD?

I say "Kate & Allie"



Any other guesses?
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I'd like to see Orbots and the 70's Spiderman.

And of course, the Batman TV show.

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Old 05-31-05, 10:30 PM
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How about ....

E/R

.... set in a large hospital, with George Clooney.

http://www.tvtome.com/ER_1984/

This was a very dark comedy based on a succesful play that was produced in Chicago. Some very wicked humor here that never really found its audience.

Cast list:

Shuko Akune - MariaAmardo
Jason Alexander - Harold Sticklers
Luis Avalos - Dr. Thomas Esquivel
Corinne Bohrer - Nurse Cory Smith
George Clooney - Mark "Ace" Kolmer
Jeff Doucette - Jeff, the paramedic
Conchata Ferrell - Joan Thor
Elliott Gould - Dr. Howard Sheinfeld
Mary McDonnell - Dr. Eve Sheridan
Lynne Moody - Nurse Julie Williams
William Schilling - Richard the orderly
Pamela Segall - Jenny Sheinfeld
Marcia Strassman - Dr. Eve Sheridan (pilot only)
Bruce A. Young - Officer Fred Burdock

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How about complete seasons of the incredible hulk?
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Space Above and Beyond is one of the first that comes to mind.
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Valerie/The Hogan Family
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Witchblade. My friend is convinced it will never see the light of day because all the dvd companies hate him.
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It's not really a series but the world will explode before the TV event that was the Star Wars Holiday Special sees the light of day. It wasn't even released on *VHS*. Everyone involved in it denies it ever happened,
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Sorry, Fish Police, but it ain't gonna happen...
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I remember the obscure....Covington Cross from 1992. I mean does anybody remember this one? I remember it being dubbed "902 A.D."

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103391/
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"You Can't Do That On Television"

Who do you think's in the burgers? Duhhhh, I heard that...
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If you include all the short lived shows that have been broadcast over the years (running less than a season), let's face it, a good 90% or more tv series will never make it to DVD (OK, I pulled that percentage out of my ass, but good god, do you realize how many tv series have been produced over the years). For every classic, well liked or at least cult show, there are 9 others that have completely fallen into obscurity and will never be seen again.

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Sorry, Fish Police, but it ain't gonna happen...
And this is one of those shows. I still can't believe that someone actually thought to make a small press b&w comic into a prime time tv show.
Old 06-01-05, 12:17 AM
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Manimal (never gonna happen)
The Phoenix (too short, but I remember it well)
Tales of the Gold Monkey (hopefully soon)
Brimstone (where is this set dammit?!?)
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Unless there is just zero interest in a show, I don't write anything off too glibly. I never expected to see Clarissa Explains it All come to DVD, so who knows? You Can't Do that on Television mights see the light of day yet. There are always plesant surprise announcements for TV shows, and if there is a fan base out there, there is likely a potential for a release.

Some shows from the 70's based off movies worry me, though, because the movies came out but they didn't cross market the TV show with it. Like Alice (Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore came out last year) and then there is more recently Paper Moon and Harper Valley PTA. I rather would like to see the TV series in addition to those movies, and there may be more I am not thinking of. How about the old Clasablanca TV series?

Now, we may still get Alice, but I kinda wish both Paper Moon and Harper Valley PTA got special edition treatments with bonus disc(s) including the series. Neither series was long lived, so the set could easilly be 2-3 discs.

Another one we will probably NEVER see is the Clerks live action pilot.

Old shows from the 50's that were not saved to tape will also never see the light of day.
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Police Squad! Should have happened long ago, but probably never will.
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The "I Love the 80s" and "I Love the 70s" series from VH1. Too many licenses to acquire.
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Wonder Years (too many issues with music rights)
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There's this obscure little series from the 1990's called "Friends" that I doubt will ever get a legitimate DVD release.

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Dead Last - The Complete Series
Young Amercians - The Complete Series
Brother's Keeper - The Complete Series
Step By Step and Family Matters
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Dead Last - The Complete Series
Young Amercians - The Complete Series
Brother's Keeper - The Complete Series
Step By Step and Family Matters
Cross Step By Step and Family Matters off the list, both TV shows is coming out on DVD this year or next year
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Actually, I'm more surprised that it hasn't already been released on DVD.

Let's face it, if such notoriously bad films as Plan 9 from Outer Space and Robot Monster can be released by Image, then Rhino or Something Weird should put out My Mother, the Car: The Complete Series (one year, 30 episodes), a show considered by numerous television critics the worst sitcom of all-time.
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Space Above and Beyond is one of the first that comes to mind.
That is so suck. It was an awesome series. Why's that?

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