9 items from 2015
When it premiered on September 15, 1965, the CBS sci-fi adventure “Lost in Space” met with little enthusiasm from TV viewers. But the show, which originally debuted in black and white, gained popularity during its second month on the air, and eventually cracked the top ten weekly programs by January.
A cosmic variation on Johann David Wyss’s classic novel “The Swiss Family Robinson,” the Emmy nominated series became a beloved pop culture phenomenon when it was picked up for syndication following its cancellation after three seasons.
To mark the show’s 50th anniversary, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment releases a lavish 18-disk Blu-ray boxed set on Tuesday, featuring all 83 episodes of the campy space saga, along with hours of never-before-seen material culled from the personal archives of series creator Irwin Allen.
Allen, best known for the blockbuster disaster movies that he produced in the ‘70s, gained early success as a fantasy TV producer, »
- Matthew Chernov
The legendary Lost in Space turns 50 years old this year and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will celebrate the occasion this September by releasing the complete series on Blu-ray, with over six hours of bonus features included.
At Comic-Con, Daily Dead was honored to take part in roundtable interviews with Lost in Space cast members Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Angela Cartwright, and Bill Mumy, who reflected on their favorite Lost in Space memories, the show's legacy, the upcoming Blu-ray, and much more.
The cast reflects on their favorite memories of working on Lost in Space from 1965–1968:
Mark Goddard: My moments are always the fun that I had with Bill [Mumy] on the show. I'm a prankster, and Billy came along with me during my pranks because I had to have him with me because I might get in trouble. If I had Billy with me, I wouldn't get in »
- Derek Anderson
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will release on Blu-ray the complete series of Lost in Space on September 15th—exactly 50 years after the show debuted in 1965. This Friday, a special panel and autograph signing featuring Lost in Space cast members will take place at Comic-Con.
The Lost in Space panel and autograph signing will feature stars Bill Mumy, Angela Cartwright, Mark Goddard and Marta Kristen. The panel will take place from 2:30pm - 3:30pm in Room 24Abc. Following the panel, the cast will participate in an autograph signing at Fox booth #4229 from 4:15pm–5:00pm.
Additionally, fans can keep an eye on #LostInSpace50 on Twitter to find out which locations to get limited edition Lost in Space T-shirts.
To learn more about the Lost in Space 50th anniversary Blu-ray, visit:
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- Derek Anderson
San Diego Comic-Con 2015 has released their full schedule for Saturday, July 11. For your convenience, we have pulled out all of the movie, TV and DVD related panels and events below, but you can can visit Comic-Con.org to check out the full schedule including comic book and video game panels. Take a look at all of the movie, TV and DVD events that will take place during the first day of Comic Con.
10:00am - 11:00am SpongeBob SquarePants
The cast of SpongeBob is back! All your Bikini Bottom favorites are on hand to perform Idiot Box at a live table read as chosen by the fans online. Featuring Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick Star), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), and Dee Bradley Baker (all other Biukini Bottomites.. Following the performance will be a Q&A with the cast and creative director, Vincent Waller. Plus, a sneak peek at a »
The coolest thing you’re going to find all year is hitting on September 15th, and it’s packed with goodies. It’s the 50th Anniversary of Lost in Space, and the complete series is going to be available on Blu-Ray, and the release gives you a lot for your money.
Not only does the release have over 7 hours of total bonus content, but it has brand new featurettes, new commentary tracks on episodes, and tons of archival footage.
This is an amazing package that is not only something for fans of the show, but is a great opportunity to expose the show to millions of new ones.
Much as the show has gone down in history as something of a goof, you might be surprised at how much future shows owe to this one, and not just by way of carving out a bit of cultural popularity for the sci-fi genre. »
- Marc Eastman
With all the attention on Star Trek‘s 50th anniversary in 2016, we overlooked its predecessor is hitting its Golden Anniversary this fall. 20th Century Home Entertainment reminded us today with the following exciting announcement.
Los Angeles, CA (April 7, 2015) – Danger, Will Robinson! Danger! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment pays tribute to one of the most iconic television series of all-time as “Lost in Space” – The Complete Series arrives on Blu-ray for the first time ever on September 15. Running from 1965-1968, this collection allows fans to bring home Irwin Allen’s intergalactic family saga that earned an enormous following of devoted fans over the years. Set in the space age future of 1997, follow the heart-racing, cliff-hanging adventures of John Robinson™ and his family aboard the Jupiter 2™, along with Robot B-9™ and the delightfully devious Dr. Zachary Smith™.
Produced with Space Productions, Inc. and Synthesis Entertainment, this massive 18-disc set contains all 83 episodes remastered in high definition, »
- ComicMix Staff
In the 1960s, CBS invited viewers to get shipwrecked on Gilligan's Island and get stranded amongst the far reaches of the stars in Lost in Space. Viewers who fell in love with the latter might know that the 50th anniversary of the show's premiere episode takes place this fall, and to celebrate the occassion, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is giving fans the ultimate gift: the complete series of Lost in Space on Blu-ray.
Blu-ray.com reports that Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will release all episodes of Lost in Space on Blu-ray on September 15th—exactly 50 years after the show debuted in 1965. The Blu-ray collection boasts a remastered transfer of the original 35mm film elements and includes over six hours of special features (the cover art has not yet been revealed):
"Synopsis: Follow the heart-racing, cliff-hanging adventures of John Robinson and his family aboard the Jupiter 2, along with »
- Derek Anderson
Just in time for it's 50th Anniversary, the classic and much beloved science fiction series, Lost in Space, is making it's way to blu-ray completely remastered and bursting with new special features for fans to enjoy. Come inside to learn more!
Science fiction fans and collectors are sure to be drooling at the announcement of Lost In Space - The Complete Series on blu-ray, as it's brings together all the episode of the classic series (just in time for it's 50th Anniversary), with new features and other goodies. If you're interested in re-living this piece of sci-fi history, you'll get your chance on September 15, 2015.
Danger, Will Robinson! Danger! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment pays tribute to one of the most iconic television series of all-time as “Lost in Space” – The Complete Series arrives on Blu-ray for the first time ever on September 15. Running from 1965-1968, this collection allows fans to »
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With WonderCon starting up today, Fox Home Entertainment has announced that Lost in Space: The Complete Series Collection will debut on Blu-ray September 15. While the list price is $199.99 Srp, fans can pre-order the Blu-ray set through FoxConnect.com for $99.99 Srp, but this special price will only be available through Sunday, April 5, when WonderCon comes to a close. The official Facebook page for the boxed set also reveals that six episodes from the set will feature the original commercials from the time the show aired.
"There will be 6 episodes duplicated and will include original commercials from the time they aired. They are: "The Reluctant Stowaway", "The Derelict", "The Magic Mirror", "Follow the Leader", "Blast off into Space" and "Target Earth". "Target Earth" will have the original half screen freeze frame intact as seen originally!!"
Now on Blu-ray for the first time in this Complete Series Collection, bring home the timeless »
9 items from 2015
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