New On DVD This Week: Futurama, Billy The Exterminator, Caprica

by | December 23, 2010 at 11:05 AM | TV News

Futurama

Attention Planet Express staff, We’re back in business! Planet Express is now delivering ‘Futurama‘ Volume 5 to terrestrial locations. Join my friends Fry, Bender, Leela and the rest of the gang for 13 hilarious new episodes that tackle some of the most controversial subjects in the galaxy…including evolution, mind exchange, feline intelligence and even robosexual marriage. Bender believes it can happen! Planet Express will deliver Blu-ray for the first time and both sets contain hours of exclusive features such as deleted and extended scenes; audio commentaries; featurettes including “Bend it Like Bender”, “Previously On…”, “Fry’s Crudely-Drawn Comic Book – The Crudely Animated Edition”, “Behind the Fungus: Makin’ a Hit Song”; and more. It also features voice talents of famous people from centuries ago such as Coolio, Chris Elliott, Craig Ferguson, Al Gore, Matt Groening and George Takei. Buy the Blu-ray right here.

Billy The Exterminator

The fan-favorite series ‘Billy The Exterminator‘ follows the fearless and funny Billy Bretherton as he attempts to balance life at home with the insanity of running one of the busiest exterminators in all of Louisiana. In the pest management industry for over 15 years, Billy runs Vexcon – the only pest removal team in the state that handles all types of animal removal. A former U.S. Air Force Sergeant, Billy has taken a militaristic approach to pest control – and is emerging as a winner – with support from his wacky but lovable family. Get numerous extras including additional never-before-seen footage and featurettes such as “Billy’s Words of Wisdom” and “Billy’s Tips” and buy the Season 1 and Season 2 DVDs.

Caprica

The critically acclaimed series ‘Caprica‘ from ‘Battlestar Galactica‘ producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick comes to a thrilling conclusion in the Season 1.5 DVD, now available. 58 years before the events of ‘Battlestar,’ mankind is wrestling with the question of what makes one human, and sealing its own fate of certain destruction. Alliances are made, secrets are revealed and lives are forever changed while the conflict between man and machine takes shape. As the season races towards its sunning conclusion the seeds are sown for the inevitable, brutal clash between the newly-born Cylon race and its human creators. Catch the final 5 episodes that haven’t aired on TV yet and buy the Season 1.5 DVD right here.

The Secret Life Of The American Teenager

The best-hidden secrets have a way of bubbling to the surface in the critically acclaimed series ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Volume Five.’ Insightful, explosive and truthful, the award-winning ABC Family television drama examines the complex world facing today’s teens and their families, including teen parenthood, fractured homes and the mounting pressures of high school. Featuring the first 14 installments of the sizzling hit show’s third season plus interviews with the cast, including leading lady Shailene Woodley, ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Volume Five’ makes the perfect gift for any teenager or fan of riveting drama. Since its debut in 2008, ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’ has taken a heartfelt and uncompromising look at the romances, rivalries and achievements of a group of high school friends. Buy the Volume 5 DVD right here.

Swat Kats

Deadly bacteria! Doomsday devices! Robotic spiders! Sound like a big budget sci-fi thriller? Nope. Even better. It’s the 5-Disc, 26-Episode ‘Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron Complete Series Collection.’ Chance Furlong and Jake Clawson appear to be ordinary junkyard auto mechanics until trouble occurs in Megakat City. In a flash they fly their high-tech Turbokat toward danger as T-Bone and Razor: the Swat Kats. The city is run by the power-hungry Commander Feral and his militant team of Megakat Enforcers. Jake and Chance were once Enforcers but Feral demoted them to working in the scrap yard, where the Swat Kats were born. They take on any kind of menace from the undead sorcerer Pastmaster to lobster-like alien warlord Mutilor. The hardware-heavy action never stops in this animated fan-favorite from Hanna-Barbera Studios that’s fur-flying fun! Buy the ‘Swat Kats Complete Series’ exclusively at WBshop.com.

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Following a lengthy prison term, Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) finds himself on the outside looking in at a world he once commanded. ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps‘ is the sequel to the ’80s smash ‘Wall Street.’ Hoping to repair his relationship with his daughter Winnie (Carey Mulligan), Gekko forges an alliance with her fiance Jake (Shia LeBeouf). But Winnie and Jake learn the hard way that Gekko is still a master manipulator who will stop at nothing to reclaim his rightful place at the top of Wall Street. Buy the DVD right here.

Step Up 3D

Bringing the best in 3D entertainment to consumers at home is the dance film sensation ‘Step Up 3‘ – releasing for the first time ever on Blu-ray 3D on the same day-and-date as the Blu-ray and DVD. Pulsating with dazzling choreography and chart-topping music by some of today’s hottest artists, this film is the first dance film shot entirely in 3D, making it an innovative third installment in this popular franchise. Buy the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack right here.

The Andy Griffith Show

Return to Mayberry with its down-home humor and endearing cast of characters with the celebratory collection of the beloved, iconic television series ‘The Andy Griffith Show – 50th Anniversary – The Best of Mayberry.’ With heartwarming special features including the full-length pilot, the 1986 TV movie ‘Return to Mayberry’ and “Danny Meets Andy Griffith,” the full-length version of the episode from ‘The Danny Thomas Show,’ that inspired the classic series, this set is a can’t miss and can be bought right here.

Family Guy: It’s A Trap

Return to the Grffins’ version of that galaxy far, far away as their freakin’ sweet saga continues with ‘Family Guy: It’s A Trap!‘ In the third installment of the hilarious Star Wars satire – following 2005’s “Family Guy: Blue Harvest” and last year’s “Family Guy: Something, Something, Something Dark Side“ – the Griffins reprise their intergalactic roles in an outrageous retelling of Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. In this spectacular and offensively uproarious final chapter, Luke Skywalker (Chris) and Princess Leia (Lois) must travel to Tatooine to free Han Solo (Peter) by infiltrating the wretched stronghold of Jabba the Hutt (Joe), the galaxy’s most loathsome and dreadful gangster. Buy the DVD right here.