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Old 11-28-17, 06:51 PM   #1
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Will Columbo ever hit HD?

How come this great series has not been ported over to blu ray? I know they have some type of Japanese set that is on Blu ray and I heard it looks amazing. But what happened to a great all American release?!?

Oh and one more thing...I love Columbo!
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Old 11-28-17, 07:16 PM   #2
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

Ask Mill Creek. If it ever sees the light of day, it’ll be more than likely be because of them. I vaguely remember my parents watching it when I was a kid, but don’t remember much about it. I did see a few episodes several years ago and did like them. I’d give it a watch.
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

I'll do you a favor and guarantee a cheap feature packed BD release by saying that I hope it doesn't happen. At least not until I watch all the mostly unopened DVDs I've double dipped of it over the years.
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Old 11-28-17, 08:35 PM   #4
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

There's a really good set of it from Japan thats on blu ray that you can get on Amazon, so maybe it would be easy just to port their release over here just change the menus
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Old 11-28-17, 08:55 PM   #5
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

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I did see a few episodes several years ago and did like them. I’d give it a watch.
They are awesome. Especially the very early episodes. You can see how things were in the 70's, cities, buildings etc. Young Columbo was so awesome, when he was at his peak as well.

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At least not until I watch all the mostly unopened DVDs I've double dipped of it over the years.
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There's a really good set of it from Japan thats on blu ray that you can get on Amazon, so maybe it would be easy just to port their release over here just change the menus
I know right they should do that! That set is expensive btw nearing $400. I can't do it. Nopes. I love Columbo very much but not enough to shell out that kinda cash. Especially when the DVD Collection Set sold on Amazon for $43 and change.
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

Fabulous Films, based in the UK, is releasing the entire series on blu ray early next year, along with several other Universal TV series.
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That’s very interesting. Has Fabulous Films released any other series yet?
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That’s very interesting. Has Fabulous Films released any other series yet?
Yep, tons. I know recent releases they did of Miami Vice, Magnum, P.I., The A-Team and Knight Rider were favorably reviewed but they do seem pricey. Here's a partial list of their film and TV releases copied from dvdcompare.

A-Team (The): Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1982-1983) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
A-Team (The): Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1983-1984) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
A-Team (The): Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1984-1985) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
A-Team (The): Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1985-1986) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
A-Team (The): Season 5 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1986) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Adventures of Brer Rabbit (The) (2006) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Alfred Hitchcock Hour (The): Season 1 (TV) (1962-1963) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Alfred Hitchcock Hour (The): Season 2 (TV) (1963-1964) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Alfred Hitchcock Hour (The): Season 3 (TV) (1964-1965) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Alice in Wonderland (TV) (1999) Winner: Draw | R0(Thailand) vs R0(United Kingdom) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
American Tail (An): Fievel Goes West (1991) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Angry Red Planet (The) (1959) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Apostle (The) (1997) Winner: R2 | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Automan: The Complete Series (TV) (1983-1984) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Baa Baa Black Sheep: Season 1 (TV) (1976-1977) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Baa Baa Black Sheep: Season 2 (TV) (1977-1978) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Babe (The) (1992) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Bad Lieutenant (1992) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Banacek: Season 1 (TV) (1972-1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Banacek: Season 2 (TV) (1973-1974) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Baretta: Season 1 (TV) (1975) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Beast with a Million Eyes (The) AKA The Beast with 1,000,000 Eyes (1955) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Beauty and the Beast: Season 1 (1987-1988) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Beauty and the Beast: Season 2 (1988-1989) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Beauty and the Beast: Season 3 AKA Beauty and the Beast: The Final Season (1989-1990) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Big Fat Liar (2002) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Bird on a Wire (Blu-ray) (1990) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Blame it on Rio (Blu-ray) (1984) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Blob (The) (1958) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R0(Australia) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Blob (The) (Blu-ray) (1958) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Bob Roberts (1992) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Bowfinger (1999) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Bowfinger (Blu-ray) (1999) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(Australia) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Brewster's Millions (1985) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Brewster's Millions (Blu-ray) (1985) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Buddy Holly Story (The) (1978) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Sweden) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Buddy Holly Story (The) (Blu-ray) (1978) Winner: Blu-ray ALL | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(Australia)
Bullseye! (1990) Winner: Draw | R0(Germany) vs R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Bust: Series 1 (1987) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Car Wash (Blu-ray) (1976) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Cat and the Canary (The) (1939) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Catch a Fire (2006) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Creature Walks Among Us (The) (1956) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Dark Star (1974) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R0(America) vs R0(Australia) vs R0(United Kingdom) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Dark Star (Blu-ray) (1974) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(Australia) vs Blu-ray B(France) vs Blu-ray B(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(Germany)
Day of the Jackal (The) AKA Chacal (1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid AKA Dead Men Wear No Plaid (Blu-ray) (1982) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray ALL(Italy) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Deadly Mantis (The) (1957) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Dr. Cyclops AKA Doctor Cyclops (1939) Winner: R2 | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Dragnet (1987) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Dragnet (Blu-ray) (1987) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Eerie, Indiana: The Complete Series (1991) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Eiger Sanction (The) (1975) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Female Yakuza Tale: Inquisition and Torture AKA Yasagure anego den: Sôkatsu rinchi (1973) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Fierce Creatures (Blu-ray) (1997) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Fletch (1985) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
G'ole AKA G'olé! (1982) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Getting Even with Dad (Blu-ray) (1994) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Great McGonagall (The) (1974) Winner: R0 | R0(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Greenberg (Blu-ray) (2010) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom)
Guru (The) (2002) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Happy Gilmore (1996) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Bulgaria) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Here Come the Munsters AKA Here Come the Munsters: The Movie (1995) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
High Hopes (Blu-ray) (1988) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Ice Harvest (The) (2005) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1978) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1978-1979) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1979-1980) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1980-1981) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 5 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1981) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Ironside: Season 1 (TV) (1967-1968) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Ironside: Season 2 (TV) (1968-1969) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Jetsons: The Movie (1990) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Jetsons: The Movie (Blu-ray) (1990) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Killing Zoe (Blu-ray) (1993) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray ALL(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(France) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
King of the Hill (1993) Winner: Draw | R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
King Ralph (1991) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
King Ralph (Blu-ray) (1991) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Knight Rider: Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1982-1983) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Knight Rider: Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1983-1984) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Knight Rider: Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1984-1985) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Knight Rider: Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1985-1986) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Kull the Conqueror (1997) Winner: R2 | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom)
League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (The) (2005) Winner: Draw | R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Leatherheads (2008) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Lorenzo's Oil (1992) Winner: Draw | R2(France) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Magic Christian (The) (1969) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Magic Christian (The) (Blu-ray) (1969) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1980-1981) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1981-1982) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1982-1983) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1983-1984) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 5 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1984-1985) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 6 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1985-1986) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 7 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1986-1987) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 8 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1987-1988) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Man from Planet X (The) (1951) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Manimal (TV) (1983) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1984-1985) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1985-1986) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1986-1987) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1987-1988) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 5 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1988-1989) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Mindy Project (The): Season 1 (TV) (2012-2013) Winner: Draw | R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Monkey Box 01 AKA Saiyűki AKA Monkey Magic (1978) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Monkey Box 02 AKA Saiyűki AKA Monkey Magic (1978) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Monkey Box 03 AKA Saiyűki AKA Monkey Magic (1978-80) Winner: R2 | R0(Australia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Monkey Box 04 AKA Saiyűki AKA Monkey Magic (1980) Winner: R2 | R0(Australia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Benelux) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R5(Russia)
Munster, Go Home! (1966) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Night Gallery: Season 2 AKA Rod Serling's Night Gallery: Season 2 (TV) (1971-1972) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Night Gallery: Season 3 AKA Rod Serling's Night Gallery: Season 3 (TV) (1972-1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Nutty Professor (The) (1996) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Benelux) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia) vs R5(Russia)
Parole Officer (The) (2001) Winner: Draw | R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Prisoner of Zenda (The) (1979) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R0(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Rappin' AKA Breakdance 3: Electric Boogalee (1985) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Relic (The) (Blu-ray) (1997) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Reptilicus (1961) Winner: R2 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Denmark) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Return of the Pink Panther (The) (1975) Winner: R2 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Return of the Pink Panther (The) (Blu-ray) (1975) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Roadie (Blu-ray) (1980) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Rules of Engagement (2000) Winner: Draw | R0(Russia) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Portugal) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Rules of Engagement (Blu-ray) (2000) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Sex & Fury AKA Furyô Anego Den: Inoshika Ochô (1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Shopping (Blu-ray) (1994) Winner: Blu-ray ALL | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Blu-ray) (1972) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray B(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Smokey and the Bandit 2 AKA Smokey and the Bandit Ride Again (Blu-ray) (1980) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Smokey and the Bandit 3 (Blu-ray) (1983) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Splitting Heirs (1993) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Star Fleet AKA Ekkusu bonbâ (TV) (1980-1981) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Street Hawk: The Complete Series (TV) (1985) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Street Hawk: The Movie (TV) (1985) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Tales of the Gold Monkey: The Complete Series (TV) (1982-1983) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Tales That Witness Madness (1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Tales That Witness Madness (Blu-ray) (1973) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Thunderbird 6 AKA Thunderbird 6: The Movie AKA Thunderbird Six: The Movie (Blu-ray) (1968) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Thunderbirds Are GO AKA Thunderbirds Are Go (Blu-ray) (1966) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Time Travellers (The) (1964) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
UHF AKA The Vidiot from UHF (Blu-ray) (1989) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Venom AKA The Legend of Spider Forest AKA Spider's Venom (1971) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Village of the Damned (Blu-ray) (1995) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Virginian (The) (1946) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Walker (1987) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Water Margin (The): The Complete Series AKA Suikoden (TV) (Blu-ray) (1973-1974) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Which Way Is Up? (1977) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Wizards (Blu-ray) (1976) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

Review of Columbo Season One on Blu-ray is up at DVDBeaver:
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

Wow, looks great. For those that haven't already, get yourself a Region B player ASAP.
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

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I know right they should do that! That set is expensive btw nearing $400. I can't do it. Nopes. I love Columbo very much but not enough to shell out that kinda cash. Especially when the DVD Collection Set sold on Amazon for $43 and change.
For U.S. buyers it's currently $257, which is reasonable for a 35 disc set. It's definitely one of the better BD purchases I've made.
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Yep, tons. I know recent releases they did of Miami Vice, Magnum, P.I., The A-Team and Knight Rider were favorably reviewed but they do seem pricey. Here's a partial list of their film and TV releases copied from dvdcompare.

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A-Team (The): Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1982-1983) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
A-Team (The): Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1983-1984) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
A-Team (The): Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1984-1985) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
A-Team (The): Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1985-1986) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
A-Team (The): Season 5 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1986) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Adventures of Brer Rabbit (The) (2006) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Alfred Hitchcock Hour (The): Season 1 (TV) (1962-1963) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Alfred Hitchcock Hour (The): Season 2 (TV) (1963-1964) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Alfred Hitchcock Hour (The): Season 3 (TV) (1964-1965) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Alice in Wonderland (TV) (1999) Winner: Draw | R0(Thailand) vs R0(United Kingdom) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
American Tail (An): Fievel Goes West (1991) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Angry Red Planet (The) (1959) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Apostle (The) (1997) Winner: R2 | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Automan: The Complete Series (TV) (1983-1984) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Baa Baa Black Sheep: Season 1 (TV) (1976-1977) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Baa Baa Black Sheep: Season 2 (TV) (1977-1978) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Babe (The) (1992) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Bad Lieutenant (1992) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Banacek: Season 1 (TV) (1972-1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Banacek: Season 2 (TV) (1973-1974) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Baretta: Season 1 (TV) (1975) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Beast with a Million Eyes (The) AKA The Beast with 1,000,000 Eyes (1955) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Beauty and the Beast: Season 1 (1987-1988) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Beauty and the Beast: Season 2 (1988-1989) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Beauty and the Beast: Season 3 AKA Beauty and the Beast: The Final Season (1989-1990) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Big Fat Liar (2002) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Bird on a Wire (Blu-ray) (1990) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Blame it on Rio (Blu-ray) (1984) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Blob (The) (1958) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R0(Australia) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Blob (The) (Blu-ray) (1958) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Bob Roberts (1992) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Bowfinger (1999) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Bowfinger (Blu-ray) (1999) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(Australia) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Brewster's Millions (1985) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Brewster's Millions (Blu-ray) (1985) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Buddy Holly Story (The) (1978) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Sweden) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Buddy Holly Story (The) (Blu-ray) (1978) Winner: Blu-ray ALL | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(Australia)
Bullseye! (1990) Winner: Draw | R0(Germany) vs R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Bust: Series 1 (1987) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Car Wash (Blu-ray) (1976) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Cat and the Canary (The) (1939) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Catch a Fire (2006) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Creature Walks Among Us (The) (1956) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Dark Star (1974) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R0(America) vs R0(Australia) vs R0(United Kingdom) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Dark Star (Blu-ray) (1974) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(Australia) vs Blu-ray B(France) vs Blu-ray B(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(Germany)
Day of the Jackal (The) AKA Chacal (1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid AKA Dead Men Wear No Plaid (Blu-ray) (1982) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray ALL(Italy) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Deadly Mantis (The) (1957) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Dr. Cyclops AKA Doctor Cyclops (1939) Winner: R2 | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Dragnet (1987) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Dragnet (Blu-ray) (1987) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Eerie, Indiana: The Complete Series (1991) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Eiger Sanction (The) (1975) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Female Yakuza Tale: Inquisition and Torture AKA Yasagure anego den: Sôkatsu rinchi (1973) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Fierce Creatures (Blu-ray) (1997) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Fletch (1985) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
G'ole AKA G'olé! (1982) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Getting Even with Dad (Blu-ray) (1994) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Great McGonagall (The) (1974) Winner: R0 | R0(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Greenberg (Blu-ray) (2010) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom)
Guru (The) (2002) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Happy Gilmore (1996) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Bulgaria) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Here Come the Munsters AKA Here Come the Munsters: The Movie (1995) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
High Hopes (Blu-ray) (1988) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Ice Harvest (The) (2005) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1978) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1978-1979) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1979-1980) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1980-1981) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Incredible Hulk (The): Season 5 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1981) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Ironside: Season 1 (TV) (1967-1968) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Ironside: Season 2 (TV) (1968-1969) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Jetsons: The Movie (1990) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Jetsons: The Movie (Blu-ray) (1990) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Killing Zoe (Blu-ray) (1993) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray ALL(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(France) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
King of the Hill (1993) Winner: Draw | R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
King Ralph (1991) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
King Ralph (Blu-ray) (1991) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Knight Rider: Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1982-1983) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Knight Rider: Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1983-1984) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Knight Rider: Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1984-1985) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Knight Rider: Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1985-1986) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(Japan) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Kull the Conqueror (1997) Winner: R2 | R0(Australia) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom)
League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (The) (2005) Winner: Draw | R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Leatherheads (2008) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Lorenzo's Oil (1992) Winner: Draw | R2(France) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Magic Christian (The) (1969) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Magic Christian (The) (Blu-ray) (1969) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1980-1981) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1981-1982) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1982-1983) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1983-1984) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 5 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1984-1985) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 6 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1985-1986) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 7 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1986-1987) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Magnum, P.I.: Season 8 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1987-1988) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Man from Planet X (The) (1951) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Manimal (TV) (1983) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 1 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1984-1985) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 2 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1985-1986) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 3 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1986-1987) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 4 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1987-1988) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Miami Vice: Season 5 (TV) (Blu-ray) (1988-1989) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Mindy Project (The): Season 1 (TV) (2012-2013) Winner: Draw | R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Monkey Box 01 AKA Saiyűki AKA Monkey Magic (1978) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Monkey Box 02 AKA Saiyűki AKA Monkey Magic (1978) Winner: Draw | R0(Australia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Monkey Box 03 AKA Saiyűki AKA Monkey Magic (1978-80) Winner: R2 | R0(Australia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Monkey Box 04 AKA Saiyűki AKA Monkey Magic (1980) Winner: R2 | R0(Australia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Benelux) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R5(Russia)
Munster, Go Home! (1966) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Night Gallery: Season 2 AKA Rod Serling's Night Gallery: Season 2 (TV) (1971-1972) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Night Gallery: Season 3 AKA Rod Serling's Night Gallery: Season 3 (TV) (1972-1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Nutty Professor (The) (1996) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Benelux) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(Spain) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia) vs R5(Russia)
Parole Officer (The) (2001) Winner: Draw | R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Prisoner of Zenda (The) (1979) Winner: Draw | R0(America) vs R0(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Rappin' AKA Breakdance 3: Electric Boogalee (1985) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Relic (The) (Blu-ray) (1997) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Reptilicus (1961) Winner: R2 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Denmark) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Return of the Pink Panther (The) (1975) Winner: R2 | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Return of the Pink Panther (The) (Blu-ray) (1975) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Roadie (Blu-ray) (1980) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Rules of Engagement (2000) Winner: Draw | R0(Russia) vs R1(America) vs R2(France) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Holland) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(Portugal) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Rules of Engagement (Blu-ray) (2000) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Sex & Fury AKA Furyô Anego Den: Inoshika Ochô (1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R1(America) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Shopping (Blu-ray) (1994) Winner: Blu-ray ALL | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Blu-ray) (1972) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray B(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Smokey and the Bandit 2 AKA Smokey and the Bandit Ride Again (Blu-ray) (1980) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Smokey and the Bandit 3 (Blu-ray) (1983) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Splitting Heirs (1993) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Scandinavia) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Star Fleet AKA Ekkusu bonbâ (TV) (1980-1981) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Street Hawk: The Complete Series (TV) (1985) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Street Hawk: The Movie (TV) (1985) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Tales of the Gold Monkey: The Complete Series (TV) (1982-1983) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Tales That Witness Madness (1973) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(Italy) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Tales That Witness Madness (Blu-ray) (1973) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Thunderbird 6 AKA Thunderbird 6: The Movie AKA Thunderbird Six: The Movie (Blu-ray) (1968) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Thunderbirds Are GO AKA Thunderbirds Are Go (Blu-ray) (1966) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Time Travellers (The) (1964) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
UHF AKA The Vidiot from UHF (Blu-ray) (1989) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Venom AKA The Legend of Spider Forest AKA Spider's Venom (1971) Winner: R2 | R2(United Kingdom)
Village of the Damned (Blu-ray) (1995) Winner: Blu-ray A | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray B(Germany) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Virginian (The) (1946) Winner: Draw | R2(Germany) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Walker (1987) Winner: R1 | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R2(United Kingdom) vs R4(Australia)
Water Margin (The): The Complete Series AKA Suikoden (TV) (Blu-ray) (1973-1974) Winner: Blu-ray B | Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Which Way Is Up? (1977) Winner: Draw | R1(America) vs R2(United Kingdom)
Wizards (Blu-ray) (1976) Winner: Draw | Blu-ray A(America) vs Blu-ray ALL(United Kingdom) vs Blu-ray B(United Kingdom)
Ha, so a lot. They look like the Mill Creek of the UK. Lot of good fun stuff they've released.
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Old 12-11-17, 06:09 AM   #13
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

I would say that Fabulous Films is sort of Mill Creek's UK counterpart, but there is the difference in price. For example, both companies have recent releases of Miami Vice on Blu, although MC's is about 1/2 the price of FF's. Fabulous does seem to put the extra work into quality (fewer episodes per disc, better packaging) but at the end of the day MC tends to be the better value.
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Old 12-12-17, 11:27 PM   #14
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

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Fabulous Films, based in the UK, is releasing the entire series on blu ray early next year, along with several other Universal TV series.
Now we talking!

I just recently bought a 4K tv set and I'm in the shopping for a 4K player. I guess I need to buy me a blu-ray Region B player as well to play these new sets or will there be a US release? I sure hope so.
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Old 04-17-18, 07:20 AM   #15
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

Look at this bullshit:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07B5...rhL&ref=plSrch

A dead ass format. Where the fuck is my HD Columbo Blu-ray set coming out? I would kill for such a release!
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Old 04-17-18, 08:34 AM   #16
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

Why would anyone buy that when the complete series has been in that price ballpark?
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Old 04-18-18, 11:44 AM   #17
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

So Universal repackaged the complete set as well

https://www.amazon.com/Columbo-Compl...4069367&sr=8-1

I hope Universal wakes up and release a sweet HD set. Its long overdue.
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Old 04-18-18, 05:43 PM   #18
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

I've sent Universal Studios an email requesting them to release Columbo on Blu-ray since Japan and Australia have theirs on blu. Let's hope they will respond to my email.
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Old 04-21-18, 10:30 PM   #19
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

I've had this saved forever but it never drops vlower then what it is now.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...=AKR7H3HAQCM3E


Maybe the best thing on this listing in this.

"Editorial Reviews
Farewell, Colombo. A memorial version dedicated to Peter Fork. Criminal Colombo 's world' s first Blu - ray! A permanent preservation version that fully recorded 19 episodes not being released on DVD!"
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I've had this saved forever but it never drops vlower then what it is now.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...=AKR7H3HAQCM3E
Don't order it from Amazon.com and order from Amazon.jp instead. It's only about $260.00 shipped. Still not cheap but for the amount of content the price IMO is certainly reasonable.

Almost always cheaper when you order from the country it's released in.

https://www.amazon.co.jp/Columbo-The...=AN1VRQENFRJN5
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Re: Will Columbo ever hit HD?

My email to Universal was sent back to me as undelivered
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Columbo plays on weekends on regular digital television. On saturdays on Cozi. On Sundays on ME TV. On ME TV the episodes are in HD 720P. They look great. Widescreen. I know the images are clipped when converted to widescreen which is a damn shame but such is the nature when turning fullscreen to widescreen.
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