New On DVD This Week: Weeds, Damages, Dallas, Return To Cranford, thirtysomething


The hemptress is back! Pot-selling soccer mom Nancy Botwin (Mary Louise-Parker) returns for her most addictive adventures yet in the complete fifth season of Showtime’s ‘Weeds.’ This season, Nancy has taken her business south and faces a whole new crop of crazy problems. Get all 13 episodes of the unforgettable fifth season, and special features such as commentaries with the cast and crew, a gag reel, special featurettes and more. Buy the Season 5 DVD right here.


Featuring an all-star cast led by Emmy winner Glenn Close, ‘Damages‘ is a topsy-turvy, twisty ride that will leave viewers breathless as they try to figure out what the next twist will be. In Season 2, Academy Award winner John Hurt and Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden join the cast. Pick up this three-disc set which has all new bonus features, including cast commentary, deleted scenes, and an in-depth look behind the scenes at all the drama. Buy the Season 2 DVD right here.


J.R. has always been a hound dog with the ladies and in Season 12 of ‘Dallas‘ it all comes back to bite him. A dalliance with an Arkansas cutie leads J.R. to the wrong end of a shotgun, 10 years of hard labor, a prison break and the altar. And that’s just the start of 26 episodes of commotion and emotion that also include a tell-all movie (bankrolled by the first Mrs. J.R. Ewing) that threatens to unveil every low-down trick J.R. ever pulled and a rival oil man scheming to destroy the Ewing empire, taking the clan from Southfork all the way to Austria and even Russia! Buy the Season 12 DVD right here.

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Return To Cranford

The Emmy Award-winning series ‘Cranford‘ is back with a two part sequel featuring an All-Star cast including Academy Award winner Dame Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton. The story picks up with Miss Matty’s house full of more life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized with the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Tragedy strikes soon enough in the house, and Cranford will never be the same. Buy the Return to Cranford DVD right here.

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Few TV programs can claim to have the cultural resonance that ‘thirtysomething‘ did. The intimate details of Michael, Hope, Elliot, Nancy, Melissa, Gary and Ellyn had the nation captivated. In Season 2, Hope and Michael are trying for their second child, while Elliot is desperate to get Nancy back. Get all 17 episodes in a 5-DVD set, featuring new interviews and commentaries. Buy the Season 2 DVD right here.

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  • Defying Gravity: The Complete Series
  • Fraggle Rock: The Animated Series
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