You've seen the infomercials and you remember these shows from your childhood, but have you added them to your Christmas wish list yet? I was watching the commercial for THE HEE HAW COLLECTION a few weeks ago and my dad was laughing hilariously the entire time. Watching that commercial reminded me of so many childhood memories. I remember watching the show as a child. To be honest, I don't think I understood much of what I was watching, but I sure thought it was funny!
Today in the spirit of remembering the awesomeness of old TV shows I am sharing some of my favorite shows as well as a few gift reccomendations.
Time Life Holiday Gift Guide:
“Everybody knows her; everybody has one of her in their family. The crazy lady that sits at your table at Thanksgiving, says the most outrageous things…" — Vicki Lawrence, "Mama"
Your favorite small-town matriarch is back! And, she’s brought her whole crazy family. After finding an audience on The Carol Burnett Show, Thelma “Mama” Harper’s home-spun humor earned its own well-loved sitcom. Now, for the first time – you can enjoy all 6 seasons and 130 episodes of Mama’s Family, on DVD! Only available here.
Every episode in this long-awaited collection is the original broadcast master and includes the Season 1 and 2 introductions from Harvey Korman as the witty Alistair Quince.
This comprehensive collection includes over 12 hours of bonus features to enjoy including the Mama’s Family Cast Reunion; an exclusive 1-on-1 with Vicki Lawrence and Carol Burnett; Vicki Lawrence interviewing Mama; a new interview with Betty White; Eunice, the made-for-TV movie; and much more!
You’ll also receive an exclusive collector’s book, “Mama’s Family Album,” with a family tree, funny quotes and character bios. Plus, Mama’s Family – The Complete Series comes in a beautiful collector’s box.
The Carol Burnett Show:
For the first time on DVD, you can now own the best episodes from the groundbreaking years of Carol’s beloved variety show. You’ll see the first episode aired, the first performances of many of her famous characters, legendary guest stars, and show-stopping musical performances.
The Lost Episodes features 21 uncut episodes plus over 11 hours of bonus material on 10 DVDs. Exclusive bonus features include:
- A Backstage Tour of Studio 33 where the show was filmed
- Exclusive interviews with Alan Alda, Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett, Steve Carell, Tina Fey, and many more
- Rare Carol TV Specials
- Newly Produced Featurettes
- Hilarious Bonus Sketches
- Never-Before-Seen Bloopers and Outtakes
Plus, you’ll receive a collectible 40-page Guest Book with autographs from Carol’s guests, friends, and fans, production photos, and notes from Carol herself! All 21 episodes closed captioned!
The Hee Haw Collection:
Roy Clark and Buck Owens hosted the countrified ensemble show, pickin’ and grinnin’ and singin’ and spinnin’ with a talented cast of characters. Minnie Pearl, Grandpa Jones, Archie Campbell, and the rest of the Hee Haw gang traded knee-slappers and gut-busting one-liners in hilarious sketches including “Doc Campbell,” “PFFT! You Were Gone” and “Gordie’s General Store”—as well as the all-time favorites “Rindercella” and “Trigonometry.”
And because Hee Haw was a favorite stop for country’s greatest stars, the collection features over 100 classic performances by country stars at the peaks of their careers, like Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams Jr. and so many more!
The complete set includes 2 Bonus DVDs. Hee Haw Laffs includes enduring sketches and countess comic moments from the early years, plus the series premiere with Loretta Lynn and Charley Pride as it aired in 1969. You'll also enjoy exclusive bonus interviews with original cast members including Roy Clark and Lulu Roman!
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers:
Emphasizing the importance of teamwork, fitness, responsibility and helping others, the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers follows the thrilling and humorous adventures of ordinary teens who “morph” into extraordinary superheroes.
Get exclusive in-depth bonus content, including a retrospective featurette on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers phenomenon, brand new interviews with the cast and creative teams, and much, much more on three bonus material DVDs! Plus receive a collectible Red Ranger figurine as our gift to you.
The Wonder Years:
- 115 episodes plus over 23 hours of bonus features on 26 DVDs
- Two notebooks with detailed episode information
- Replica yearbook with behind-the-scenes photos and notes from the cast and crew
- All housed in a collectible metal locker with custom Wonder Years magnets to decorate it with!
Exclusive bonus features include:
- The first cast reunion in 16 years
- Interviews with the creators, cast and crew
- 10 newly-produced featurettes
- And never-before-seen outtakes of Kevin and Winnie's first kiss!
With your free Experience Edition upgrade you’ll also get:
- Wildcats t-shirt and tube socks
- Vintage Kennedy Junior High gym bag
- Wildcats pennant and commemorative patch
- Collectible Wonder Years buttons
- A newly produced Wonder Years soundtrack CD featuring the theme song plus classics by Bob Dylan, Diana Ross, The Beach Boys, The Temptations and many others.
I received a few sets from Time Life in exchange for sharing this information with you.