Thursday, November 15, 2018

ERNIE KOVACS THE CENTENNIAL EDITION DVD Set Review .@ShoutFactory

THIS NOVEMBER, JOIN SHOUT! FACTORY AS IT CELEBRATES
THE 100TH BIRTHDAY OF TELEVISION'S ORIGINAL GENIUS

ERNIE KOVACS: THE CENTENNIAL EDITION
 
Across 9 DVDs, Fans of Classic TV and Comedy Will Thrill to
22 Hours of Landmark Hilarity and Bonus Features

This Holiday Season, Shout! Factory Will Also Offer Limited Edition
Sets of Never-Before-Available-or-Seen Lithographs by Ernie Kovacs,
Starting at $250

This November, to kick off the 2019 100th birthday celebration of Ernie Kovacs, television's original genius, Shout! Factory brings together the riotous DVD set, ERNIE KOVACS: THE CENTENNIAL EDITION. Combining the previously released volumes of groundbreaking, rule-breaking, surreal and charmingly silly comedy of the beloved and iconic comedian, the singular set features over 22 classic hours of decidedly offbeat entertainment from across Kovacs many television shows and available on ShoutFactory.com 

Across the 9 discs of ERNIE KOVACS: THE CENTENNIAL EDITION , home audiences will find a cornucopia of Kovacs' greatest and most memorable "hits", showcasing an utterly unique sensibility that has influenced such comedy institutions as Monty Python and "Saturday Night Live" including episodes from his local and national morning shows, episodes from his NBC prime-time show, his five ABC-TV specials, the rare color version of his legendary silent show, "Eugene", 3 complete episodes of his offbeat game show "Take a Good Look", "A Pony for Chris", Kovacs' rarely-seen pilot for "Medicine Man" co-starring Buster Keaton, the only existing filmed solo interview with Kovacs himself, his award-winning commercials for Dutch Masters Cigars, a collection of short films, tributes rarities and much more!

ERNIE KOVACS: THE CENTENNIAL EDITION digs deep into a goldmine of comedy and Kovacs' fans, both longtime and new, will marvel at the sheer invention, wit and goofy charm of these milestone programs from the Golden Age of TV. A creative force of nature, this specially-curated collection of his riches -- historic, unique and endlessly entertaining -- will help to seal his legacy forever.

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-  So funny and you can spend hours enjoying classic humor.  One man can bring so much enjoyment to your world.  The DVD set would make a great gift this holiday especially for fans of Ernie Kovacs.

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