The Best DVD Box Sets

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Red Dwarf: The Complete Collection by Chris Barry,Norman Lovett,Danny John-Jules,Craig Charles,Doug Naylor.  Dave Lister is the last human being in the universe. A lowly technician on the mining ship Red Dwarf, he wakes up one day to find that the rest of the crew have been killed by a radiation leak. He has been in stasis for three million years. He is doomed to drift in space for the rest of eternity with only 2 companions: the hologram of his former crewmate, Rimmer and a creature called…

Red Dwarf: The Complete Collection by Chris Barry,Norman Lovett,Danny John-Jules,Craig Charles,Doug Naylor. Dave Lister is the last human being in the universe. A lowly technician on the mining ship Red Dwarf, he wakes up one day to find that the rest of the crew have been killed by a radiation leak. He has been in stasis for three million years. He is doomed to drift in space for the rest of eternity with only 2 companions: the hologram of his former crewmate, Rimmer and a creature called…

Life Story Sir David Attenborough’s documentaries are the gold standard in natural history broadcasting.  It is amazing that, after almost 40 years, he can still find fascinating stories and craft amazing footage to keep us riveted.  Life Story follows the journey from birth to parenthood, with each episode focussing on a different life stage, such as Growing Up, and Courtship.  We see the myriad challenges animals must face just to survive from day to day.

Life Story Sir David Attenborough’s documentaries are the gold standard in natural history broadcasting. It is amazing that, after almost 40 years, he can still find fascinating stories and craft amazing footage to keep us riveted. Life Story follows the journey from birth to parenthood, with each episode focussing on a different life stage, such as Growing Up, and Courtship. We see the myriad challenges animals must face just to survive from day to day.

Miffy: 60 Years of Miffy (Anniversary Collection) Miffy, the sweet little bunny star of books, TV series and a film, celebrates her 60th birthday in 2015.  Stories about Miffy and her friends are available in over 50 languages, and are part of many childhoods worldwide.  This 3-disc set contains episodes of the original TV animation series, that shows Miffy and her friends having fun doing, making and learning.  These are short, gentle stories that will engage even very young children.

Miffy: 60 Years of Miffy (Anniversary Collection) Miffy, the sweet little bunny star of books, TV series and a film, celebrates her 60th birthday in 2015. Stories about Miffy and her friends are available in over 50 languages, and are part of many childhoods worldwide. This 3-disc set contains episodes of the original TV animation series, that shows Miffy and her friends having fun doing, making and learning. These are short, gentle stories that will engage even very young children.

Archer - Season 1-3 If you think James Bond is politically incorrect and gives spies a bad name, you probably haven’t watched Archer. Sterling Archer is a suave, egotistical and highly accomplished secret agent. He is also extremely dangerous because he is into espionage for the thrills and the jet-setting lifestyle. The outrageous story arcs follow Archer and his spy agency colleagues, including his mother (who happens to be his boss), and his ex-girlfriend (who happens to be a fellow…

Archer - Season 1-3 If you think James Bond is politically incorrect and gives spies a bad name, you probably haven’t watched Archer. Sterling Archer is a suave, egotistical and highly accomplished secret agent. He is also extremely dangerous because he is into espionage for the thrills and the jet-setting lifestyle. The outrageous story arcs follow Archer and his spy agency colleagues, including his mother (who happens to be his boss), and his ex-girlfriend (who happens to be a fellow…

Futurama: Season 1-5 (Bender’s Head).  Complete futurama boxset with room for season 6.  Plus 4 epic adventures: Bender's Big Scor, The beast With A Billion backs, Bender's game, Into The Wild Green Yonder.

Futurama: Season 1-5 (Bender’s Head). Complete futurama boxset with room for season 6. Plus 4 epic adventures: Bender's Big Scor, The beast With A Billion backs, Bender's game, Into The Wild Green Yonder.

Star Trek: Voyager - The Complete Collection.  Pulled to the far side of the Galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.

Star Trek: Voyager - The Complete Collection. Pulled to the far side of the Galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.

Sopranos, The - Complete Collection.  An innovative look at the life of fictional Mafia Capo Tony Soprano, this series is presented largely first person, but additional perspective is conveyed by the intimate conversations Tony has with his psychotherapist. Moments of black comedy intersperse this aggressive, adult drama, with adult language, and extreme violence. For six seasons, fans devotedly watched modern-day mob boss Tony Soprano balancing his home life with his criminal organisation.

Sopranos, The - Complete Collection. An innovative look at the life of fictional Mafia Capo Tony Soprano, this series is presented largely first person, but additional perspective is conveyed by the intimate conversations Tony has with his psychotherapist. Moments of black comedy intersperse this aggressive, adult drama, with adult language, and extreme violence. For six seasons, fans devotedly watched modern-day mob boss Tony Soprano balancing his home life with his criminal organisation.

Horrible Histories: Series 1-6 [Region 2] The creators of Horrible Histories know that grossness and jokes about bodily functions work for kids, and have used them to great effect in a show that combines music, comedy, and “the horrible bits of history”.  Based on the books by Terry Deary, what started as children’s edutainment grew into a ratings winner with a cult adult following, picking up many awards along the way.

Horrible Histories: Series 1-6 [Region 2] The creators of Horrible Histories know that grossness and jokes about bodily functions work for kids, and have used them to great effect in a show that combines music, comedy, and “the horrible bits of history”. Based on the books by Terry Deary, what started as children’s edutainment grew into a ratings winner with a cult adult following, picking up many awards along the way.

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series 3  Take one gutsy, racy lady detective, put her in the glamorous Jazz Age, add a string of carefully-plotted mysteries, and you begin to understand why Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries has become a favourite world-wide. Closely based on Kerry Greenwood’s beloved novels, the show has an enormously entertaining heroine, who is strong, independent and liberated. The series is a visual feast, with acclaimed set and costume designs recreating the 1920s…

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series 3 Take one gutsy, racy lady detective, put her in the glamorous Jazz Age, add a string of carefully-plotted mysteries, and you begin to understand why Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries has become a favourite world-wide. Closely based on Kerry Greenwood’s beloved novels, the show has an enormously entertaining heroine, who is strong, independent and liberated. The series is a visual feast, with acclaimed set and costume designs recreating the 1920s…

Doctor Who - 10 Christmas Specials  The Doctor Who Christmas Special is a highlight of Christmas TV viewing, and has become a tradition for many. These stand-alone movie-length episodes often include big-name guest stars (Kylie Minogue comes to mind) and are a good introduction to the Doctor Who universe. Bearing in mind that they are usually the most-watched episodes of the year, the show’s writers often include key plot points into these stories, including new companions and Doctors.

Doctor Who - 10 Christmas Specials The Doctor Who Christmas Special is a highlight of Christmas TV viewing, and has become a tradition for many. These stand-alone movie-length episodes often include big-name guest stars (Kylie Minogue comes to mind) and are a good introduction to the Doctor Who universe. Bearing in mind that they are usually the most-watched episodes of the year, the show’s writers often include key plot points into these stories, including new companions and Doctors.


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Utopia Series 1 - 2   Utopia is a deadpan satire about public service bureaucracy – however, such a simple description does not do it justice.  Think The Office with a dash of Yes, Minister.  Focussing on the fictional Nation Building Authority (NBA), Utopia shows how grand plans and great visions are compromised and eroded by red tape and political fickleness until nothing can be achieved.  A central irony is that the less the NBA achieves, the more it finds favour with the government.

Utopia Series 1 - 2 Utopia is a deadpan satire about public service bureaucracy – however, such a simple description does not do it justice. Think The Office with a dash of Yes, Minister. Focussing on the fictional Nation Building Authority (NBA), Utopia shows how grand plans and great visions are compromised and eroded by red tape and political fickleness until nothing can be achieved. A central irony is that the less the NBA achieves, the more it finds favour with the government.

Doctor Who - 10 Christmas Specials  The Doctor Who Christmas Special is a highlight of Christmas TV viewing, and has become a tradition for many. These stand-alone movie-length episodes often include big-name guest stars (Kylie Minogue comes to mind) and are a good introduction to the Doctor Who universe. Bearing in mind that they are usually the most-watched episodes of the year, the show’s writers often include key plot points into these stories, including new companions and Doctors.

Doctor Who - 10 Christmas Specials The Doctor Who Christmas Special is a highlight of Christmas TV viewing, and has become a tradition for many. These stand-alone movie-length episodes often include big-name guest stars (Kylie Minogue comes to mind) and are a good introduction to the Doctor Who universe. Bearing in mind that they are usually the most-watched episodes of the year, the show’s writers often include key plot points into these stories, including new companions and Doctors.

Mad Men: the Complete Collection [Region 1]  My absolute favourite is this Mad Men Limited Edition Gift Set, as stylish as the show itself.  23 discs containing all 7 seasons of the show, all previously-released special features and commentaries, plus over 4 hours of exclusive new special features including Cast Wrap Ups and Show Timelines.  And to get you into the spirit of things (pun intended), two handmade low-ball tumblers and four themed cork coasters.  All packaged elegantly.

Mad Men: the Complete Collection [Region 1] My absolute favourite is this Mad Men Limited Edition Gift Set, as stylish as the show itself. 23 discs containing all 7 seasons of the show, all previously-released special features and commentaries, plus over 4 hours of exclusive new special features including Cast Wrap Ups and Show Timelines. And to get you into the spirit of things (pun intended), two handmade low-ball tumblers and four themed cork coasters. All packaged elegantly.

23 DIY Father's Day Gifts He'll Actually Want

24 DIY Father's Day Gifts He'll Actually Want

23 DIY Father's Day Gifts He'll Actually Want

Frank Lloyd Wright. Complete Works. Vol. 1, 1885–1916

Frank Lloyd Wright. Complete Works. Vol. 1, 1885–1916

The Hardcover of the Frank Lloyd Wright: Complete Works, Vol. by Peter Gossel, Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

The Short Long Book: A Portrait of Michael Long, the Man Who Changed the Australian Game, Martin Flanagan

The Short Long Book: A Portrait of Michael Long, the Man Who Changed the Australian Game, Martin Flanagan

Crafts with Jars: Father's Day Gifts in a Jar-Posted by angie Get ready y'all it is almost Father's Day!  Try one of these Father's Day gifts in a jar this year for a gift that dad will never forget.  If you love jars like we do, these gift ideas will be the perfect solution for Father's Day.

Crafts with Jars: Father's Day Gifts in a Jar-Posted by angie Get ready y'all it is almost Father's Day! Try one of these Father's Day gifts in a jar this year for a gift that dad will never forget. If you love jars like we do, these gift ideas will be the perfect solution for Father's Day.

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