I was fearful when i read that the episodes have been tampered with due to musical sequences. DO NOT WORRY! The episodes are AS COMPLETE as when they first ran on network television back in 70- 71 season. They are hilarious as ever. Worth every cent. Took a long time to see this show on dvd, and well worth the wait. Although there are no xtras on the disc. IT doesn’t matter, we have all the xtras we need on season 1. Buy them both, you won’t regret it. PERFECT PICTURE and SOUND! BRAVO PARAMOUNT!
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Season Two (1971)
1 Natural Childbirth (17-Sep-1971)
2 Felix’s Wife’s Boyfriend (24-Sep-1971)
3 Hospital Mates (1-Oct-1971)
4 Sleepwalker (8-Oct-1971)
5 A Grave for Felix (15-Oct-1971)
6 Murray the Fink (29-Oct-1971)
7 Does Your Mother Know You’re Out(5-Nov-71)
8 The Fat Farm (12-Nov-1971)
9 The Odd Couple Meet Their Host 19-Nov-71)
10 Win One for Felix (3-Dec-1971)
11 Never Having to Say I Do(10-Dec-71)
12 Surprise, Surprise! (17-Dec-1971)
13 Felix the Calypso Singer (24-Dec-1971)
14 And Leave the Greyhound to Us?(31-Dec-71)
15 Security Arms (7-Jan-1972)
16 Speak for Yourself (14-Jan-1972)
17 You Saved My Life (21-Jan-1972)
18 Where’s Grandpa (28-Jan-1972)
19 Partner’s Investment (4-Feb-1972)
20 Good, Bad Boy (11-Feb-1972)
21 A Night to Dismember (18-Feb-1972)
22 Oscar’s Promotion (25-Feb-1972)
23 Psychic, Shmycic (3-Mar-1972)
Part of popular culture; fastidious Felix and the slouch Oscar…Tony (real first name Leonard, just like his son’s name on the show) Randall & Jack Klugman starring. The second season of The Odd Couple is the first with a completely new set. (The first season, utilized a set not much different, if at all, from the film version of The Odd Couple starring Walter Matthau & Jack Lemmon.)I’m sure opinion varies as to whether one prefers this period of the show, with the new slicker, brighter (seemingly more vibrant—technically speaking) modern set, versus the original set. But both versions (so to speak) are enjoyable, of course. So enjoy, as the Odd Couple is most assuredly a classic sitcom with most memorable characters and able writing. Cheers
Of course The Odd Couple is a terriffic sitcom, and the live studio audience setup (which was used from season two onward) makes the dynamics of the comedy even better than in season one. Great actors, great scripts… what else does a sitcom really need?
I’ve been recording these episodes off TV onto VHS, Super VHS and DVD-RAM for almost 20 years in search of the highest-possible picture quality, and I have never seen the show look or sound as good as it does here. The uncut episodes also yield footage I’ve never seen. The film transfer is absolutely gorgeous- deep blacks, clean whites, good shadow detail, rich colors, and very fine film grain. I’ve been watching this upsampled by my blu-ray player to 1080i on a Sony 46″ LCD monitor, and even when viewed this large I can find no significant flaws. There are no extras in this set, but frankly I don’t care. CBS/Paramount has done an absolutely beautiful job bringing this classic show into the digital age and there are plenty of extras on the season one set if you want them. Highly recommended.