Now, more than ever, Americans need to laugh – deep, hearty belly laughs, breathless knee-slappers and rolling chortles. This holiday season, for those looking to induce the largest variety of laughter, Time Life has the perfect prescription: THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION. The show, which helped define the golden age of television and considered by many to be the greatest comedy-variety show ever produced, is at long last available for fans of classic TV in the most definitive and extras-laden set ever released. Priced at $199.95, it can only be purchased from Time Life at http://www.carolondvd.com/.
The unprecedented ULTIMATE COLLECTION, housed in a collectible box featuring a replica curtain from the show opening, contains 50 hand-picked episodes and more than TWENTY hours of new, never-before-seen bonus features. Along with an exclusive 20-page memory book, bonuses include three episodes from The Garry Moore Show where Carol got her start, including the “Supergirl” episode, where Carol did her Tarzan yell for the first time on television; rare sketches from the first five seasons of The Carol Burnett Show, not seen anywhere in over 40 years with guest appearances by Lucille Ball, Jerry Lewis, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope Betty White, Carl Reiner, Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Joan Rivers, Bernadette Peters, Sammy Davis Jr., Alan Alda, Dick Van Dyke, Shirley MacLaine, Rock Hudson, Vincent Price, Phil Silvers, Joel Grey, The Smothers Brothers, Stiller & Meara, Tony Randall and many others; and a raucous 3-part Cast Reunion with Carol, Vicki Lawrence, Tim Conway and Lyle Waggoner.
As with all Time Life TV sets, exclusive bonus content has been specially created, giving depth – and over 20 additional hours of incredible programming – to the collection. Recently uncovered and added are a 90-minute, rarely-seen emotional and revealing interview with Harvey Korman and Conway at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles, as well as a separate 90-minute solo interview by Korman at the Museum of TV and Radio.
To best take advantage of this renewed interest, aside from THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION, Time Life is also offering another additional classic on DVD:
THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW—CAROL’S FAVORITES:
A 6-DVD set boasting 17 complete, unedited episodes featuring the most popular and hilarious sketches and characters from the long-running series. Included: Starlet O’Hara in “Went with the Wind”, The Family, Tudball & Wiggins, The Oldest Man and additional movie parodies
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