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Monday, April 27, 2015

The Three Stooges, TV’s Greatest and TV Western Heroes

When I was a kid I’d get up early Saturday mornings to watch The Three Stooges.

I loved watching the slapstick adventures of Larry, Moe and Curly (later on Shemp).

Between eye pokes, pies in the face, equipment mishaps, trouble with the law and other outrageous shenanigans I could always count on The Three Stooges to brighten up my day.

As I grew older I watched The Three Stooges cartoons and I discovered that the original Stooges shorts I watched as a kid were actually The Three Stooges movie shorts shown on TV.

For the first time ever Mill Creek Entertainment presents the entire run of original The Three Stooges movies made in the early 1960s on Blu-ray.

Although older a not quite as spry as they used to be The Three Stooges still delivered plenty of laughs whatever the situation.  Curly and Shemp had both passed away but a new member, Curly Joe, made up the gap.

As an extra-added bonus two movies starring the original The Three Stooges (that included Curly-my favorite) are also included.  They include Time Out for Rhythm and Rockin’ In The Rockies.

The four ‘new’ Stooges films include Have Rocket, Will Travel, The Three Stooges With Hercules, The Three Stooges Go Around The World In A Daze and The Outlaws Is Coming!
All of them are great fun and are sure to make your ribs ache and your sides split.

For you TV show nostalgia buffs out there be sure to pick up Mill Creek’s newest TV Guide Spotlight DVDs called: TV’s Greatest.

Each feature classic TV shows from the 1950s to the 1990s. 

TV’s Greatest Dads pulls episodes from Ozzie & Harriet, The Cosby Show, Bonanza, 3rd Rock From The Sun, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Roseanne, The Andy Griffith Show, Married With Children, Different Strokes and That ‘70s Show.

TV’s Greatest Mom spotlight Ozzie & Harriet, The Lucy Show, Petticoat Junction, Bewitched, The Partridge Family, Maude, Good Times, The Cosby Show, Married With children and Roseanne.

TV’s Greatest Kid stars serves up The Partridge Family, What’s Happening, Different Strokes, The Facts Of Life, The Cosby Show, Married With Children, Roseanne, The Nanny, 3rd Rock From The Sun and That ‘70s Show.

Very Special Episodes pays tribute to Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, What’s Happening, Different Strokes, The Facts Of Life, The Cosby Show, Roseanne, Party Of Five and That ‘70s Show.

If you’re into Westerns, specifically Western TV shows, then Volume Two of Mill Creek’s Western TV Heroes should hold you over quite nicely with 300 episodes from such classic TV Westerns as Bonanza, Fury, Red Ryder, The Cisco Kid and over two dozen more great TV Westerns that teach right versus wrong, justice, respect for the law and parents and other important moral standards lacking in much of society today.


For a dose of good old American values from a time when honor, truth and loyalty meant something be sure to pick up this DVD collection.