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Discussion in 'Sesame Merchandise' started by Phillip, Aug 10, 2009.

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  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    This is the one you've been waiting for...

    The "Sesame Street 40 Years of Sunny Days" DVD Boxset is coming to DVD on November 10 and you can save 30% off the regular price. The special release with feature OVER SIX HOURS of material from Classic Sesame and the best clips from the past 40 years, including never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage.

    Since most of us will be getting the Sesame Street 40 Years DVD, we'd like to mention that if you order the release from Amazon using this link, a small portion of your order will go to Muppet Central to help keep the site, forum and radio running smoothly. It's a great way to help MC and get a great price on the DVD set with a low-price guarantee. Meaning, you can pre-order now and save 30% off the regular price (and if Amazon lowers the price even more you're guaranteed the lowest price by pre-ordering). We appreciate each person that helps support MC by placing orders through the site.
  2. zns

    zns Active Member

    I just have one question. Will there at least be a review on this website for the book and the bonus DVD when it is released.
  3. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Yes, that's our plan. As we've tried to do in the past, we'll try to get these up before the actual release date if at all possible.
  4. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    If it's not possible to get a review posted before the release Phil... Might I suggest a review by any of the members of the MC Forum's Writer's Guild? They've been working on and have submitted various articles for posting on the site's front page. I have no doubt they'd do a great job at it. *Paid promotion, cashes check from a Mr. Prawn Crack R.
  5. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Sure, if someone gets the release before a review is posted it would be best to contact me directly and we'll confirm whether or not it's being worked on for the site.
  6. mbmfrog

    mbmfrog Active Member

    It's a two disc DVD from what I've seen over at Amazon.

    Which makes me question what is the overall idea here if it's going to be full of SS shorts and muppet moments from the decades ? :(
  7. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    Well... From what I remember, Disc 1 is meant to have the segments from Seasons 1-20 and Disc 2 from Seasons 20-40.
    Hope this helps.
  8. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    Or... Can't there be multiple reviews of the set before it comes out?

    Is it really six hours of classic Sesame Street? The Muppet Newsflash and tvshowsondvd.com both announced that the set would be five hours of footage, each disc represents different 20-year periods, and I don't think 6 hours can fit on a single disc, unless maybe they are two double-sided discs. Sesamestreet.org has the "classic" label by clips from up to season 24, but I doubt that would add up to six hours of classic footage.
  9. mbmfrog

    mbmfrog Active Member

    Something tells me it will not end well if that what's the DVD is going to be like. :(


    I mean I was hoping for a 5 disc DVD set, with the first 4 centered around 10 years in each disc and then the last one contains bounus features galor.:insatiable:
  10. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    That's more than I wished for. Long before it was announced I wished for (and started a thread about) a four-disc set focusing on ten years per disc. I didn't think about a fifth bonus disc (I think I thought of putting bonus material on disc 4 or something like that). But at least we're getting something.
  11. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    Then you're going to be sorely disappointed, as you're thinking in terms of both Old School SST volumes' treatment for this release. The announcement for this was made much earlier in the year, stating it as a two-disc set with each focusing on clips from two sets of twenty-year periods from the show. Sorry if this is new news for you.
  12. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    Of course, it was announced that the upcoming 40th anniversary book will include a bonus DVD. That could be like a third disc. So far only the first episode has been confirmed as being included, so it wouldn't be much extra incentive for those with the first Old School set (I'd be surprised if it was uncut this time). But I hope that there are some bonus sketches included there.
  13. CherryPizza

    CherryPizza Active Member

    Just remember, folks:

    You live in the days of Youtube, file sharing programs and torrents. You have spent many years in internet communities where video trading and fan sites have offered their own wealth of insight.

    Consider legal concerns and corporate image that needs to be projected in any sort of 'official' celebration/product, and you may be destined to be disappointed.
  14. rche

    rche New Member

    Grandma and Grandpa are always asking what they can get us for our kids. This is perfect. A little bit of old skool for me and some of the new to connect to the Elmo generation.

    I can see disc one getting some heavy rotation and disc two gathering a bit of dust, tho.

    Still, sounds pretty cool and 40 is a big year for SS.
  15. mbmfrog

    mbmfrog Active Member

    I thought they were joking over time, but I guess the joke's on me. :(
  16. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    I feel like I know what you mean, and yet at the same time, I also don't.
  17. GelflingWaldo

    GelflingWaldo New Member

  18. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Wow, the cover is terrific!
  19. BobThePizzaBoy

    BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    By the looks of it, so far it looks like we're getting:
    • Monster in the Mirror
    • Some random animation insert
    • The Banana-In-The-Ear skit
    • Some Zoe insert
    • Herry and John John skit
    • Letter I animation?
    • Elmo's World episode
    • Monsterpiece Theater skit
    • Fonzie on the letter A?
    • Song of 1
    • Droid street scenes
    • African Alphabet
    • Ernie and Bert go fishing
    • Some Super Grover skit
    • Abby's first episode (?)
    • Typewriter man
    • Ernie and Bert - Bert statue
    • Another Elmo's World (dance?)
    • That Indiana Jones spoof from last season
    • Honker Duckie Dinger Jamboree
    • Mad Painter #5
    • Miles and monsters singing alphabet
    • Pinball #7
    • Oklahoma! sketch (love this one :))
    • Two-Headed Monster sketch on telephones
    • Something with Bruno
    • Ladybug's Picnic
    • Adults meet Snuffy
    • Neil Patrick Harris as the Shoe Fairy
    • Doin' the Pigeon
    • Norah Jones?
    • Another baker
    • Ernie and Bert build a snowman
    • Bein' Green
    • E&B claymation skit
    • Maria and Luis' wedding
    • New Way to Walk (Destiny's Child)
    • Rubber Duckie
    • Law & Order: Special Letters Unit
    • U sketch?
    • Mr. Hooper's death street scene
    • The Batty Bat
    Not much in the way of double dipping. I like this! :insatiable:
  20. zns

    zns Active Member



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