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"Ally McBeal" on DVD (At Last)

By admin Published: August 7, 2009

I'm not jumping up and down about this, because I wasn't a fan of the show. But I have heard from enough folks wanting this on DVD to be happy for them.

The first release on Oct. 6 will be of the complete series in one 32-disc set retailing for about $200, and of the first season in a single 6-disc set (with other seasons to follow) for about $40.  The original music for the series will be included. Full announcement after the jump.

Here's the word:

Filled with all the original music fans couldn't do without, the quirky, funny, dramatic and outrageous show, Ally McBeal: The Complete Series, arrives for the first time ever as a 32-disc DVD collection October 6 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. "Ally McBeal" Season One will also be available the same day as a six-disc DVD set. Starring an outstanding ensemble cast including Golden Globe®-winner* Calista Flockhart ("Brothers & Sisters"), Oscar®-nominee** Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Portia de Rossi ("Arrested Development," "Better Off Ted"), Courtney Thorne-Smith ("According To Jim," "Melrose Place"), Lucy Liu (Charlie's Angels), Emmy Award®-winner*** Peter MacNicol ("Numb3rs") and Jane Krakowski ("30 Rock"), the original comedy follows the trials and tribulations of an eccentric and neurotic single 28-year-old lawyer (Flockhart) fresh out of Harvard Law School, looking for love and fulfillment in life. Working in a Boston law firm with her ex-lover, his new wife, money loving boss and a nosy, gossiping secretary, the hilarious groundbreaking series featured amusing fantasy sequences, flashbacks and voiceovers to reveal Ally's innermost thoughts and feelings. The show also had many offbeat running gags and themes, such as Ally's tendency to immediately fall over whenever she met somebody she found attractive, and Richard Fish's wattle fetish and humorous mottos, a.k.a "Fishisms." The series was also known for its wide array of music from pop culture icons including Frank Sinatra, Elton John, Steppenwolf, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Mariah Carey and Jon Bon Jovi, as well as the heartfelt performances from artist Vonda Shepard.

Winner of seven Emmy® Awards and four Golden Globes®, and from the prolific Emmy®-Award**** winner David E. Kelley, Ally McBeal: The Complete Series features bonus material fans will love including a brand new recollective piece "Bygone Days an Ally McBeal Retrospective" with cast and creators including Calista Flockhart, Jane Krakowski, Lucy Liu, Peter MacNicol, Gil Bellows, Greg Germann, and David E. Kelley, The Best of Ally McBeal soundtrack with never before released songs, Season 2 TV Special "Life and Trials of Ally McBeal," Season 5 "Goodbye, Ally," behind-the-scenes and much more. The Ally McBeal: The Complete Series will be available just in time for the holidays for $199.98 U.S. / $199.98 Canada. "Ally McBeal" Season One will also be available on DVD for the suggested retail price of $39.98 U.S. / $54.98 Canada and when purchased at Target, will include an insert to download three songs from The Best of Ally McBeal soundtrack. Prebook is September 9.

Series Synopsis:

Get your fix of love, laughter and lunacy with the award-winning show that made Calista Flockhart a household favorite. With engaging story lines, hip music and appearances by some of the world's biggest stars, including Robert Downey Jr., Elton John, Christina Ricci, Jon Bon Jovi, Mariah Carey, Taye Diggs, Tracey Ullman and Barry White, "Ally McBeal" transformed TV for women and raised the comedy-drama genre to an outrageous new level!

Complete Series Specs:

Ally McBeal: The Complete Series will be presented in English and French Dolby Surround with English, French and Spanish subtitles. Season one will also feature Spanish Dolby Surround sound and will be presented in full screen while seasons two through five will feature Spanish stereo and are presented in widescreen format. Individual disc content as follows:

Disc 1 (180 minutes):

· Season One

o "Pilot"

o "Compromising Positions"

o "The Kiss"

o "The Affair"

Disc 2 (180 minutes):

· Season One

o "One Hundred Tears Away"

o "The Promise"

o "The Attitude"

o "Drawing The Lines"

Disc 3 (180 minutes):

· Season One

o "The Dirty Joke"

o "Boy To The World"

o "Silver Bells"

o "Cro-Magnon"

Disc 4 (180 minutes):

· Season One

o "The Blame Game"

o "Body Language"

o "Once In A Lifetime"

o "Forbidden Fruits"

Disc 5 (180 minutes):

· Season One

o "Theme Of Life"

o "The Playing Field"

o "Happy Birthday Baby"

o "The Inmates"

Disc 6 (135 minutes):

· Season One

o "Being There"

o "Alone Again"

o "These Are The Days"

Disc 7 (180 minutes):

· Season Two

o "The Real World"

o "They Eat Horses, Don't They"

o "Fool's Night Out"

o "It's My Party"

Disc 8 (180 minutes):

· Season Two

o "Story of Love"

o "Worlds Without Love"

o "Happy Trails"

o "Just Looking"

Disc 9 (180 minutes):

· Season Two

o "You Never Can Tell"

o "Making Spirits Bright"

o "In Dreams"

o "Love Unlimited"

Disc 10 (180 minutes):

· Season Two

o "Angels And Blimps"

o "Pyramids On The Nile"

o "Side Show"

o "Sex, Lies & Politics"

Disc 11 (180 minutes):

· Season Two

o "Civil Wars"

o "Those Lips, That Hand"

o "Let's Dance"

o "Only The Lonely"

Disc 12 (135 minutes):

· Season Two

o "The Green Monster"

o "Love's Illusions"

o "I Know Him By Heart"

Disc 13 (180 minutes):

· Season Three

o "Car Wash"

o "Buried Pleasures"

o "Seeing Green"

o "Heat Wave"

Disc 14 (180 minutes):

· Season Three

o "Troubled Water"

o "Changes"

o "Saving Santa"

o "Blue Christmas"

Disc 15 (180 minutes):

· Season Three

o "Out In The Cold"

o "Just Friends"

o "Over The Rainbow"

o "In Search Of Pygmies"

Disc 16 (180 minutes):

· Season Three

o "Pursuit Of Loneliness"

o "The Oddball Parade"

o "Prime Suspect"

o "Boy Next Door"

Disc 17 (135 minutes):

· Season Three

o "I Will Survive"

o "Turning Thirty"

o "Do You Wanna Dance"

Disc 18 (90 minutes):

· Season Three

o "Hope And Glory"

o "Ally McBeal: The Musical, Almost"

Disc 19 (180 minutes):

· Season Four

o "Sex, Lies, And Second Thoughts"

o "Girls Night Out"

o "Two's A Crowd"

o "Without A Net"

Disc 20 (180 minutes):

· Season Four

o "The Last Virgin"

o "'Tis The Season"

o "Love On Holiday"

o "The Man With The Bag"

Disc 21 (180 minutes):

· Season Four

o "Reasons To Believe"

o "The Ex Files"

o "Mr. Bo"

o "Hats Off To Larry"

Disc 22 (180 minutes):

· Season Four

o "Reach Out And Touch"

o "Boys Town"

o "Falling Up"

o "The Getaway"

Disc 23 (180 minutes):

· Season Four

o "The Pursuit Of Unhappiness"

o "The Obstacle Course"

o "In Search Of Barry White"

o "Cloudy Skies, Chance Of Parade"

Disc 24 (135 minutes):

· Season Four

o "Queen Bee"

o "Home Again"

o "The Wedding"

Disc 25 (180 minutes):

· Season Five

o "Friends And Lovers"

o "Judge Ling"

o "Neutral Corners"

o "Fear Of Flirting"

Disc 26 (180 minutes):

· Season Five

o "I Want Love"

o "Lost And Found"

o "Nine One One"

o "Playing With Matches"

Disc 27 (180 minutes):

· Season Five

o "Blowin' In The Wind"

o "One Hundred Tears"

o "A Kick In The Head"

o "The New Day"

Disc 28 (180 minutes):

· Season Five

o "Woman"

o "Homecoming"

o "Heart and Soul"

Disc 29 (180 minutes):

· Season Five

o "Love Is All Around A"

o "Love Is All Around B"

o "Tom Dooley"

Disc 30 (90 minutes):

· Season Five

o "Another One Bites The Dust"

o "Reality Bites"

o "All Of Me"

o "Bygones"

Disc 31 (135 minutes):

o Retrospective

o Vintage Featurettes

§ Season 2: Fox Behind The Scenes

§ Season 2 TV Special: Life And Trials Of Ally McBeal

§ Season 3 Featurette

§ Behind The Scenes Of Season 5

§ Season 5: Goodbye, Ally

§ "The Practice" Season 2 - "Axe Murderer"

Disc 32:

o The Best of Ally McBeal Soundtrack

Season One DVD Specs:

"Ally McBeal" Season One is presented in full screen format in English and French Dolby Surround and Spanish Stereo with English, French and Spanish subtitles. Individual disc content is as follows:

Disc 1 (180 minutes):

o "Pilot"

o "Compromising Positions"

o "The Kiss"

o "The Affair"

Disc 2 (180 minutes):

o "One Hundred Tears Away"

o "The Promise"

o "The Attitude"

o "Drawing The Lines"

Disc 3 (180 minutes):

o "The Dirty Joke"

o "Boy To The World"

o "Silver Bells"

o "Cro-Magnon"

Disc 4 (180 minutes):

o "The Blame Game"

o "Body Language"

o "Once In A Lifetime"

o "Forbidden Fruits"

Disc 5 (180 minutes):

o "Theme Of Life"

o "The Playing Field"

o "Happy Birthday Baby"

o "The Inmates"

Disc 6 (135 minutes):

o "Being There"

o "Alone Again"

o "These Are The Days"

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