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23 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Complete UFO Megaset

UFO's primary appeal lies in its sometimes brutal battles between humans and aliens.

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The Critic: The Complete Series

Jon Lovitz's alter ego allows for his two biggest strengths as a performer: sarcasm and ironic overacting.

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Brooklyn South: The Complete Series

The first episode features the sort of graphic violence one would expect to see in an R-rated film.

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10 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

SpongeBob SquarePants: Seascape Capers

Unlike cartoons that target adults, SpongeBob doesn't employ cynicism, crude humor, sarcasm, or biting social commentary.

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10 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

A Charlie Brown Valentine

Snoopy is the kids' only reliable chaperone and role model, and manages to tag along even on the most dog-inappropriate excursions.

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10 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

The History Channel Presents: The Alamo

At the end of the day, the truth can never compete with a good story.

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The Shield: The Complete Second Season

Inner city realism wasn’t sellin’. People like to be titillated. —Street muralist, “Scar Tissue” Let’s see what kind of a stand-up guy you

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2 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Persuaders

Follows the adventures of two millionaire playboys who divide their time between enjoying the good life and fighting crime.

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The X-Files: The Complete Eighth Season

When a television series grows in depth and complexity, more often than not, there's no going back.

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South Park: The Complete Third Season

In a world filled with bumbling and ineffectual adults, the boys are each other's only source of support and information.

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9 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Victory at Sea

In 1952, Victory at Sea not only sold new televisions, but a new conflict as well.

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The Honeymooners: Classic 39 Episodes

Watch an episode of The Honeymooners and you will understand why the 1950s is remembered as the 'Golden Age of Television.'

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3 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Family Guy, Vol. 2 (Season 3)

While The Family Guy's humor often obliterates the boundaries of good taste, it also espouses faith in the American Family.

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7 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Tick - The Entire Series

'Someone's got to don the oven mitts of all that's right and strangle the red-hot throat of all that's wrong.'

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22 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Saint Megaset

Simon Templar embroils himself in international intrigue because, well, there just isn't much else to do in Monte Carlo than help beautiful women out of jams.

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John Denver and the Muppets: Rocky Mountain Holiday

Hearing the late Henson perform as Kermit again, so warm and enthusiastic, yet so perilously close to flippering out, is a joy unto itself.

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22 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - The Complete Second Season

A show that asks us to 'assume nothing' very often lets the perps go free when the evidence doesn't prove substantial enough to secure arrests.

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9 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

24: Season 2

'This is a red meat show. People kill people and go eat a sandwich right after.'

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2 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Whole Bean

What comes through on this DVD set is Mr. Bean's staunch dedication to childishness, in the best possible sense.

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2 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

Profiler: Season One

Profiler's first season was, for the most part, terrific -- innovative, socially progressive, emotionally complex.

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