New On DVD This Week: Breaking Bad, South Park, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Monk, Hawaii Five-O

Breaking Bad

Bryan Cranston – winner of back-to-back Emmys for Outstanding Lead Actor – shatters suburban stereotypes in his breathtaking performance as chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin Walt White. As danger and suspicion around him escalate, Walt continues to straddle two conflicting worlds: a ruthless swirl of drugs, murder and mayhem on one hand, and a complex and emotionally fraught domestic life on the other. Unstable, volatile and dangerous, ‘Breaking Bad‘ is a show unlike any other on TV right now. Catch up with the Season 2 DVD just before Season 3 premieres on AMC. Buy the Season 2 DVD right here.

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South Park

All 14 episodes from Season 13 of ‘South Park‘ are now available in this three-disc set. Laugh along with the world’s most foul-mouthed fourth-graders as they save the whales, the economy and a bunch of dead celebrities all while discovering the joys of Fish Sticks. Cartman and company are not to be missed – for anyone with a sense of humor that is. Buy the Season 13 DVD right here.

Mystery Science Theater 3000

Welcome to the Satellite of Love, the orbiting home of legendary hosts Joel Robinson and Mike Nelson, along with their robotic companions — Crow T. Robot, Tom Servo and Gypsy. Join them as they embark on their 17th, and perhaps most impressive, volume of gut-busting riffs on the classic cinematic missteps of yesteryear, ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XVII‘ 4-DVD box set. The 17th DVD collection of the famed MST3K features the long-awaited episodes The Crawling Eye, The Final Sacrifice, The Beatniks and Blood Waters of Dr. Z, along with a wealth of bonus content including The Crawling Eye special introduction by Joel Hodgson, Mystery Science Theater Hours wraps on The Beatniks, The Main Event: Crow Vs. Crow at Dragon*Con ’09, a brand-new interview with The Final Sacrifice star Bruce J. Mitchell. Buy the Mystery Science Theater 3000: XVII DVD right here.


Say a final farewell to everyone’s favorite OCD detective, ‘Monk.’ This set includes all 16 episodes of the eighth and final season of the crime comedy series. The season kicks off with a dose of nostalgia, as the titular obsessive compulsive detective is forced to investigate a star from his favorite childhood sitcom after an attempt is made on her life, and ends with Monk on the cusp of solving his wife’s murder. Buy the Season 8 DVD right here.

Hawaii Five-O

Filmed entirely on location in Hawaii, the landmark series ‘Hawaii Five-O‘ followed Jack Lord as he played Steve McGarrett, head of an elite state police unit investigating organized crime, murder, assassination attempts, foreign agents, felonies of every type. James MacArthur played his second-in-command Danny (“Danno”) Williams, with local actors playing members of the Five-O team. Buy the Hawaii Five-O Season 8 DVD right here.

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