New releases announced today, August 2:The Cosby Show - 25th Anniversary Commemorative Edition will be coming out November 11 The Doris Day Show - Christmas Memories will be coming out October 28 jPod - Season 1 will be coming out September 9 Mutant X - The Complete Collection will be coming out October 7 Project Runway - Complete 4th Season will be coming out November 4 Stories from the Vaults - Season 1 will be coming out September 23 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items.
New releases announced today, July 26:The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog - Volume 2 will be coming out December 9 The Doris Day Show - The Complete Series will be coming out November 25 Family Affair - The Complete Series will be coming out November 25 Futurama - Bender's Game (on DVD and possibly Blu-ray Disc) will be coming out November 4 McHale's Navy - Season 4 will be coming out November 18 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items.
By the time Doris Day came to television in 1968, her place in entertainment history was as sealed: She was the freckle-faced all-American blonde who had ruled the box office with bubbly musicals (The Pajama Game) and pseudosophisticated bedroom farces (Pillow Talk, for which she was Oscar-nominated).
Her CBS sitcom, collected on The Doris Day Show Season 1 (MPI Home Video, $39.98), was wisely built on her bona fide girl-next-door appeal. She played a widowed mother who moves from the big city to the country to raise her boys (Philip Brown and Tod Starke).
Critics at the time dismissed the show as poorly written fluff, but audiences spooned it up like a butterscotch parfait, and it ran for five successful seasons.
True, the shows' plots make even Everybody Loves Raymond seem multilayered (a noisy clock keeps everyone up; the kids take Mom out to an expen