The toys are back in town for a third go ’round in Pixar’s popular animated franchise, as Woody accompanies Andy to college while Buzz, Jessie, and the rest of Andy’s playthings are accidentally sent to a day-care center. The joy of meeting fellow toys like Ken, Big Baby, and Lots-O’-Huggin’ Bear quickly turns to fear when they learn that their new pals have some unfriendly plans for them! With the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, John Ratzenberger, Joan Cusack, Wallace Shawn, Michael Keaton, and Jodi Benson.
This groundbreaking HBO show starred Garry Shandling as insecure late night TV talk show host Larry Sanders, whose paranoia keeps getting in the way of his happiness. Mixing fiction and reality in edgy, hilarious ways, the show also starred Jeffrey Tambor as sidekick Hank “Hey, Now!” Kingsley; Rip Torn as Artie, the show’s producer; and Megan Gallagher and Kathryn Harrold as Larry’s ex-wives. With Penny Johnson, Wallace Langham, Janeane Garofalo. All 17 episodes from the second season–including “The Breakdown,” “The Hankerciser 200,” “Broadcast Nudes,” “The Grand Opening,” and “L.A. or N.Y.?”–have been collected in a three-disc set.
Band of Brothers” producers Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks present this gripping World War II miniseries that chronicles the U.S. Marine Corps’ operations in the Pacific Theater. Follow three marines–Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone, PFC Robert Leckie, and Cpl. Eugene Sledge–as they engage Japanese forces in Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, Okinawa, and Iwo Jima. Jon Seda, James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello star.
Aaron Spelling’s 1990-2000 Fox drama followed Minnesota twins Brandon and Brenda Walsh (Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty) as they relocated to one of America’s wealthiest zip codes. Joining them on their journey from adolescence to adulthood were rich girl Kelly Taylor (Jennie Garth), the slick Steve Sanders (Ian Ziering), and brooding surfer Dylan McKay (Luke Perry). With Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green, Tori Spelling. All 25 episodes from season 10–including “The Phantom Menace,” “Laying Pipe,” “Tainted Love,” “Doc Martin,” and the series finale “Ode to Joy”–are featured in a six-disc set.
Set in 117 A.D., this historical actioner centers on the brutal war between Roman soldiers and Celtic Pict tribesmen. After a Roman general (Dominic West) is captured, a legendary centurion (Michael Fassbender) leads his men on a raid of the enemy’s camp. But when the son of the Pict leader is killed in the attack, the Romans are soon hunted by a vicious group of warriors, determined to get their revenge. With Dave Legeno, Olga Kurylenko.
The Facts of Life: The Complete Fifth Season
“You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have” this 1979-88 “Diff’rent Strokes” spin-off that followed housekeeper Edna Garrett (Charlotte Rae) to a job at an all-girls boarding school, where she became a surrogate mom to her charges, guiding them through adolescence and beyond. Among the girls were the spoiled Blair (Lisa Whelchel), nosy gossip Tootie (Kim Fields), aspiring writer Natalie (Mindy Cohn), and tomboy Jo (Nancy McKeon). All 24 fifth-season episodes–including “Brave New World,” “The Halloween Show,” “Store Games,” “Dream Marriage,” and “The Way We Were”–are collected in a four-disc set.
The Fugitive: The Fourth and Final Season, Vol. 1
“Innocent victim of blind justice” Dr. Richard Kimble (David Janssen) keeps on running in this classic TV drama that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. Freed by chance on his way to death row, can Kimble stay one step ahead of the relentless Lt. Gerard (Barry Morse) and find his wife’s true killer? The first 15 episodes from the fourth season–including “The Last Oasis,” “The Sharp Edge of Chivalry,” “Wine Is a Traitor,” “The Evil Men Do,” and “Run the Man Down”–are featured in a four-disc set
For recently married Manhattanites Paul and Jamie Buchman, life is an ongoing romance that can even survive high-pressure jobs, neurotic friends and meddling relatives. Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt star with Anne Ramsay, Richard Kind, Leila Kenzle, and Murray the dog in this Emmy-winning 1992-99 sitcom. All 24 episodes from season five–including “Dr. Wonderful,” “Outbreak,” “Chicken Man,” “On the Road,” and the two-part “The Birth”–are collected on four discs.
V: The Complete First Season
The Visitors arrive on Earth once more in this reimagining of the 1983 sci-fi miniseries. Though the extraterrestrials come to Earth promising friendship and beneficial changes for human society, they conceal far more sinister plans for mankind. While the “Vs” pose as saviors and fool the majority of the world’s people, a suspicious counterterrorism agent (Elizabeth Mitchell) begins to organize the planet’s resistance. Scott Wolf, Morena Baccarin co-star. All 12 episodes from the debut season–including the “Pilot,” “There Is No Normal Anymore,” “Welcome to the War,” “Pounds of Flesh,” and “Red Sky”–are presented in a three-disc set.
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