Buffy, Firefly, The Shield and Lost In Space TV Box Sets from Fox

Fox Home Entertainment

have revealed the first details on their forthcoming Region 1 TV Box Set releases that include the next two series of Buffy and the complete first (and only) season of Joss Whedons' Firefly...

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 5 - Arriving on 9th December 2003 as a 6-disc set you can expect the following for the $59.98 retail price...

  • Full Frame
  • Dolby Surround
  • Commentary for "Real Me" by David Fury and David Grossman
  • Commentary for "Fool For Love" by Doug Petrie
  • Commentary for "I Was Made To Love You" by Jane Espenson
  • Commentary for "The Body" by Joss Whedon
  • Scripts for "The Replacement", "Fool For Love", "Into The Woods" and "Checkpoint"
  • Multiple Featurettes
  • Buffy Series Outtakes
  • Still Gallery
  • Interactive Game Trailer
  • DVD-ROM Buffy Demon Guide
Firefly: The Complete Series

- Joss Whedons' latest will also come to Region 1 DVD on 9th December 2003 with a retail price of $49.98 and the following features on board...

  • Full Frame
  • Stereo
  • Audio Commentaries for "Serenity Part 1 & 2", "The Train Job", "Shindig", "Out of Gas", "War Stories", "Objects in Space" and "The Message"
  • Featurettes: "Heres How it Was", "Serenity: The Tenth Character", "Joss' Tour of the set"
  • Alan Tudyk's audition
  • Gag reel
  • Joss Sings the Firefly theme
  • Deleted scenes: "Serenity (x3)", "Our Mrs. Reynolds (x1)", "Objects In Space (x1)"
  • Easter egg: Adam Baldwin sings "Hero of Canton"

Moving away from Joss Whedon created series just for a minute and jumping into the new year we find The Shield: Season 2 arriving on 6th January 2004 with a retail price of $59.98. The line-up of features looks like this...

  • Full Frame
  • Dolby Surround
  • Commentary for "The Quick Fix" by Shawn Ryan, Michael Chiklis, and Benito Martinez
  • Commentary for "Homewrecker" by Shawn Ryan, Glenn Mazzara, Kurt Sutter, Scott Rosenbaum and Kim Clements
  • Commentary for "Breakpoint"by Shawn Ryan, Barbara Fiorentino and Rebecca Mangieri
  • Commentary for "Dominoes Falling" by Shawn Ryan, Kevin Reilly and Eric Shrier
  • 38 Deleted Scenes
  • Scene Evolution "Connie Gets Shot" with Commentary
  • Featurettes: "Wrap Day", "Director's Roundtable" and "Raising The Barn"
  • Season 3 Teaser
  • DVD-ROM Features

Also arriving on 6th January 2004 is one from the archives, Lost In Space: Season 1 for the retail price of $79.98. Tentative features on this are:

  • Full Frame
  • Mono
  • Un-Aired Pilot - "No Place To Hide"
  • CBS Networked Presentation

Returning to Joss Whedon shows we also find that Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 6 has been given a very tentative release date of 6th July 2004 with a retail price of $59.98. Bonus features for this release include:

  • Commentary for "Bargaining" by Marti Nixon and David Fury
  • Commentary for "Once More With Feeling" by Writer/Director Joss Whedon
  • Commentary for "Smashed" by Drew Z. Greenberg
  • Commentary for "Hells Bells" by David Soloman and Rebecca Rand Kirshner
  • Commentary for "Normal Again" by Rick Rosenthal and Diego Gutierrez
  • Commentary for "Grave" by James Contner and David Fury
  • 2 Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes
  • 2 Easter Eggs
  • Music Videos
  • 2 Featurettes
  • Outtakes
  • Interactive Game Trailer

Stay tuned for updates and artwork on all these just as soon as the official announcements come in.

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