10 Old TV Shows On DVD
Taking a step back in time is possible when you watch these 10 old TV shows on DVD. The DVDs for these shows are usually sold as box sets that contain one or more full seasons.
- "Sanford and Son" - "Sanford and Son" is a sitcom that features Fred and Lamont Sanford. They are the owners of Sanford & Son, a junkyard. The laughs are sure to come as you watch this father and son team, along with the supporting cast members, such as Grady and Aunt Esther.
- "The Addams Family" - This is a TV sitcom based on a wealthy family that walks on the dark side of life. The family has a mansion near a graveyard. Morticia and Gomez Addams are the parents of Tuesday and Pugsley. Uncle Fester, Itt, Lurch and Thing are also cast members in this TV show on DVD.
- "M*A*S*H" - "M*A*S*H" is a dark medical comedy/drama that takes place in South Korea during the Korean War. The doctors and surgeons of the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital are the main cast of characters. Mishaps and dramatic events keep you on the edge of your seat while watching this TV show on DVD.
- "The Jeffersons" - George and Louise Jefferson are an African American couple who own a dry cleaning business. They are able to move up out of the ghetto and into a high rise where their son, Lionel, begins dating a girl who comes from a multiracial family. Watch as the Jeffersons learn to cope with life as a wealthy couple and enjoy the antics of George, Louise and their building mates in this TV show on DVD.
- "What’s Happening!" - Based in Watts, Los Angeles, this TV show on DVD comedy is based on the life of three African American teenagers, Roger, Rerun and Dwayne. Most of the episodes deal with problems the three boys faced, such as dating, making money and going to school. When you add in Raj’s mom, Ms. Thomas, and his little sister, Dee, you get a good mix of real life problems complete with the laughs often involved.
- "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" - After moving in with his aunt and uncle in Bel Air, Will, a Philadelphia native, turns the house topsy-turvy with his antics and street style. Uncle Phil, Aunt Vivian, Cousins Carlton, Ashley and Hilary, along with Geoffry (the butler) and Will’s best friend, Jazz, provide supporting roles for Will and all his adventures.
- "ALF" - ALF is a comedy based on an Alien Life Form (ALF) who lives with an American family after crashing into their garage. While ALF is trying to fix his spacecraft, he is hidden from nosy neighbors and the government. Laughter is certain as you watch ALF learn the ways of Earth in this TV show on DVD.
- "Three’s Company" - Jack Tripper is the main character in this comedy that centers around him and his two female roommates. During a time when males and females sharing one apartment wasn’t socially acceptable, the trio comes up with a lie about Jack being gay so they can get the apartment. The landlord lives on site and keeps a close eye on this trio.
- "Gilligan’s Island" - After wrecking their charter boat onto a deserted island, laughs and drama occur while the cast waits to be saved. The cast, including Gilligan, the skipper, Mr. and Mrs. Howell, Ginger, the professor and Mary Ann, are close to Hawaii but they are on an uncharted island with no way to contact help. As the group survives on the island, the antics of Gilligan, coupled with the expectations and actions of the others, lead to many laughs.
- "A-Team" - A group of ex-United States Special Forces members are on the run and are working to help the oppressed. This television show is mostly dramatic with some comedy thrown in. Colonel Smith, Sergeant First Class Baracus, Captain Murdock and Lieutenant Peck will lead you on various adventures throughout the series.
Posted on: Aug. 20, 2010