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New UK DVD releases

Discussion in 'Family Worlds' started by Kermieuk, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    The Xmas Toy is coming to DVD in the UK on Oct 11th. play.com has it for only £4.99

    Also, finally, Fraggle Rock Season One will be released on Oct 18th, hopefully it will have different art work than other releases, it does say that it comes with a replica note book just like the US release!


    Chris
  2. MuppetDanny

    MuppetDanny Well-Known Member

    Very strange saying 4 DVDs as it should be 5 discs:search::concern:
  3. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    I thought that too Danny, maybe there are no bonus features?
    Or maybe its just an error!
    Chris
  4. BlueFrackle

    BlueFrackle Active Member

    Hensons Place has recently been passed for release here too.
  5. MuppetDanny

    MuppetDanny Well-Known Member

    Great! I will wait to see what the UK print will be like - hope it will have the special feature(s).
  6. LeanneFuller

    LeanneFuller Active Member

    Does anyone know if the UK release of Fraggle Rock will be the american version or the UK version with Fulton Mackay?
  7. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    My Guess is that it will be a direct copy of the US version as many of the UK episodes are missing.

    Lets hope Im wrong, but I doubt it.

    I hope they at least use different art work, but again, I doubt it!

    Also, Henson Place is going to be on itunes UK this month too.

    Chris
  8. SeanC

    SeanC Member

    As far as I recall, the vast majority of UK episodes cannot be located. Whether this means they've been stored incorrectly or accidently wiped I'm not sure. I think only 12 remain, all of which were released by HIT a few years back.
    Unless all the other eps have been relocated, I expect the upcoming DVD set to be the US versions.
  9. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    They got lost/destroyed when the TV company moved or was taken over?

    They can borrow my old RCA video tapes vol 1 - 12 with 20 UK episodes on them to transfer to DVD if they want!

    Chris
  10. SeanC

    SeanC Member

    Here's an old thread that covered the subject of the missing tapes:
    http://forum.muppetcentral.com/showthread.php?t=41727
  11. SeanC

    SeanC Member

    No notebook in my copy, which I bought today.
  12. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    Not sure which web site I read that on?

    What is the packaging like on this? Not bought it myself yet, I already have the season 1 DVD set from the USA, Spain, and again in the complete box set, do I really need a forth copy, as much as I want to support sales in the UK, I just dont know.

    Chris
  13. SeanC

    SeanC Member

    The four discs are held ( very tightly, I might add ) in an attractive fold-out package contained within a slipcase. Cover art seems to be pretty much identical to the US set, aside from the addition of the British & Irish certs and the words '4 Disc DVD' to the right of the Doozers. The panels of the fold-out packaging feature some very nice pics of the characters, with the four discs themselves pictured with Red, Boober, Gobo and Wembley. That's pretty much all there is to it. There's no booklet or list of episodes printed anywhere.


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