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Old 14-08-2009, 21:34   #1
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Fawlty towers/Blackadder: Remastered

I haven't seen it mentioned anywhere yet, but thedigitalbits.com has revealed that Warner Bros (Wwho distribute BBC stuff in the US) will release Fawlty Towers Remastered: Special Edition and BlackAdder Remastered: The Ultimate Edition on the 20th Oct.

I assume that it's the full series of both since FT will be 3 discs and have an SRP $49.98 while Blackadder will have a SRP of $79.98, suggesting a bigger box set. Both will have commentaries, "all new" in the case of Cleese on the FT set.

Has either series been released with a commentary before?

Shame neither was made on film either, so this might be the best it's ever going to look
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The Blackadder: Remastered set will likely be similar (if not identical) to the recent complete boxset released in the UK, which similarly offered remastered episodes and extras (including commentaries) not found on the original DVD releases.
The Fawlty Towers discs did have commentaries - series 1 by John Howard Davies and series 2 by Bob Spiers - but not from Cleese (although he did feature in new interviews).
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Fawlty Towers is a complete classic!! I had the original DVD boxset, and found it always something that I could watch and just laugh at. So if they are going to release them, then I am definately going to buy - and encourage everyone else to do so as well!

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The Blackadder: Remastered set will likely be similar (if not identical) to the recent complete boxset released in the UK, which similarly offered remastered episodes and extras (including commentaries) not found on the original DVD releases.
The Fawlty Towers discs did have commentaries - series 1 by John Howard Davies and series 2 by Bob Spiers - but not from Cleese (although he did feature in new interviews).
That boxset is out in October



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