Ever since I first heard it was coming last year, I had been wanting to pick up the complete collection of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. My collection stalled after Season 4 and I was missing Volumes 3-6 besides that, so i was ecstatic about being able to finish my collection in one shot. Then my expenses ended up being more than I expected, and when I last checked Amazon, I sadly discovered it's already out of print.
Granted, I can buy the individual sets, or even go to eBay at a later date. Heck, the volumes I am missing are being re-released in season format in July. Still, I am still kicking myself for missing out.
What about the rest of you? Has anyone else missed out on a DVD collection that they really wanted?
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She-Ra Princess of Power Season Two from BCI.
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Terror Claws Strike
And any and all PoP mini's.
Any of the MOTU/POP DVD sets that are out. Never got a one of them.
I missed out on the flintstones boxset (but to be fair the prototype pics were AWESOME and the retail set looked like CRAP in comparison. I ended up buying the individual sets because of this.
I missed out on the batman beyond complete set, and I still want to get the I dream of Jeannie set in the bottle packaging.
As far as sets that I've missed out on go, there's probably a few that I just need to take the time to think of.
One thing that I am kicking myself for is that I have the complete series of Captain N The Game Master from when it originally came out, but there was an error on one of the discs and a program to get a replacement. I just kept procrastinating on that and never called or whatever to get that taken care of. Now the set is out of print and going for huge money on the secondary market, and I doubt that Shout Factory has the replacement discs left anymore.
The complete series set was all of the exact same discs from the volumes 1-6 and season 4-10 releases with new labels on them. Volumes 1 and 2 were season 1 and 2 respectively, and volumes 3-6 were Season 3 (plus the first episode of Season 4 which repeats on the first disc of season 4). And according the TVShowsonDVD announcement, that season 3 set will be the same discs relabeled again.
There's nothing wrong at this point with waiting for that season 3 set, though. It may be cheaper than buying the 4 separate volumes. But really, no matter what version of this you get, the on-disc content is the same.
The complete series set was pretty cool as a novelty item and the consistent labeling of the discs, but the lack of protection of the discs would drive me nuts the way they are in the package, and at the end of the day I would have done what I already did with my separate releases... transferred them to a couple of large 12 disc cases with custom labeling.
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I'm also currently missing He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: Season 2 Volume 1 -- I was moving a few years ago and had picked up everything else but that set at the time and waited on that set. After that the prices just went up and up on the S2V1 so I've not ordered it [I had hoped that the MillCreek sets would drive prices down but no such luck] one of these days when I have some extra cash handy I'm just going to have to order it and hope to get it for around $70. I could kick myself for not buying these back when Best Buy had everything on sale at $10 a set several years ago.
I think what transfan80 meant are sets that people never got around to buying which then went out of print and now go for huge mark-ups on ebay, the amazon marketplace, etc.
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But with that often being the case, I would expect S2V2 to be as rare if not more so than S2V1, yet that's not the case.
Love the job you did with those custom covers. I would love having something like to put them in, but sadly art is not my forte.
And I am with you on Captain N as well. I loved that show as a kid and I wish I had bought it when I did.
I actually wasn't aware that Thundercats was still available. Thank goodness for second chances!
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Transformers: Headmasters/Masterforce/Victory Australian Madman release (This is the only set that has the English dub for all 3 series)
Thundercats Season 2 part 2
She-Ra (I bought the “Best Of” set but passed on the series.)
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NA He-man one and two. I didn't want them but now my son does and As I have the other 4 box sets with the BCI packaging I wish I had snagged them when I could.
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For the first of my two custom box covers, I used some old art that I found online from one of the old VHS releases (the second cover is also from a different VHS release). It looks like great minds think alike... check out the official cover for the Season 3 release....
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My list is kinda short as I'm pretty good at getting dvds when they come out that I really want but here they are:
Sailor Moon (dubbed and subbed) the DIC dubbed episodes on dvd are out of print and some are quite hard to come by. I was without a job when they started selling them and I only managed to pick up a few out of the entire sets. I also never got the season 1 and 2 sets as they were not easy to come by and I dont like buying dvds online for some reason. Not to mention the price of them was insane. I am hoping the old series gets a new re-release with the new cartoon coming later this year.
Mio in The Land of Faraway- I constantly passed by this at Best Buy numerous times and I shouldn't have. I used to watch this all the time as a kid. The dvd was there but was printed around the same time as the Sailor Moon DIC dvds so I was buying them instead of this movie. Now it seems to be worth an arm and a leg.
Dairugger XV- I probably shouldn't say I've missed out on this set. I have volume 1 and I managed to score Volume 3 for a steal compared to its prices now. But as of yet I haven't picked up the second volume and I need to. Before I have an incomplete set.
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I basically have every other one of the BCI MOTU releases through She-ra but nothing from NA. Now the interesting thing is, and I wonder if this has something do with the prices right now, the ones I don't have are ones I never found at the store.
There are some others I am missing, for other shows I have picked up recently though, missed season 4 of Teen Titans, I am missing one of the Justice League volumes. I only have some of the Fraggle Rock stuff. Some of that though isn't expensive I am just pacing myself on filling in holes.
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