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Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1990

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  1. Howie says:
    8 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Better, but faster still please!, April 8, 2011
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    Howie (Arkansas) –
    This review is from: Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1990 (DVD)

    From the press release:

    “The world’s longest-running sitcom returns to DVD with more antics from everyone’s favorite geriatrics! After seeing Seymour off, Compo and Clegg intend to take over his position as headmaster. Foggy returns from Bridlington, but Compo and Clegg keep missing him. Once Foggy finally reunites with Compo and Clegg, though, he loses them while out on a walk, leading him to come up with an idea to create portable radios. Later, Foggy’s flare for inventing continues when he starts a game of bicycle polo. The trio’s youthful antics lead them into training for a barrel rolling event, playing soccer for charity, and restoring an old boat… with the hopes of taking Nora on her maiden voyage! The lads even join Smiler in a search for a new place to live. Don’t miss the next installment of adventures with these loveable old men!”

    Reportedly this 2 disk set will include the 1990 Special, “Barry’s Christmas”

    Here are the 11 episodes for the 1990 series:

    1: Return of the Warrior – 2 September 1990
    2: Come in Sunray Major – 9 September 1990
    3: The Charity Balls – 16 September 1990
    4: Walking Stiff Can Make You Famous – 23 September 1990
    5: That’s Not Captain Zero – 30 September 1990
    6: Das (Welly) Boot – 7 October 1990
    7: The Empire That Foggy Nearly Built – 14 October 1990
    8: The Last Surviving Maurice Chevalier Impression – 21 October 1990
    9: Roll On – 28 October 1990
    10: A Landlady for Smiler – 4 November 1990
    11: Barry’s Christmas – 27 December 1990

    As I’ve said on many of my reviews of the LOTSW sets, don’t be surprised if you are lukewarm to LOTSW on first viewing. This show grows on you over time. The first time I saw LOTSW I was underwhelmed… it was slow and seemed almost without a plot. But after watching a few more episodes I was hooked!

    Releases are getting faster but they’re *still* too slow! Come on Warner Brothers, how about a more realistic release pace of 4-5 series a year for the longest running sitcom in the world!

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  2. J. Tavares says:
    7 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
    3.0 out of 5 stars
    Episode listing, April 2, 2011
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    J. Tavares (mass usa) –
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    This review is from: Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1990 (DVD)

    The episode listing on this Editorial is incorrect. These episodes are from the previous DVD of 1987. Please correct so I (and others) can know what we are ordering. Thank you.

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  3. Anonymous says:
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    British comedy at its best, April 21, 2011
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    J. F. Karnitz
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    This review is from: Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1990 (DVD)

    I have enjoyed this series for years and am really glad that they have begun producing the DVDs. I will continue purchasing as long as they make the years I am missing available.

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