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TV (Not) on DVD Update: "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Melrose Place"

Sharpen those claws, ladies. Both Amanda and Brenda are finally coming to DVD.

Since my initial post on which television series were sadly passed over for DVD treatment ("TV (Not) on DVD"), two series criminally neglected until now will in fact finally make the leap to digital. is reporting that the premiere seasons of both Beverly Hills 90210 and Melrose Place will be released this fall on DVD. The Beverly Hills 90210 release will contain all 22 episodes from the series' freshman series, select commentary by creator Darren Star, and an interactive featurette. Melrose Place will contain all 32 episodes from Season One, as well as mini featurettes and episode recaps.

And, in a stroke of flawed marketing genius, the studio is releasing both Melrose and 90210 in a set called "The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful Pack." Set would contain 14 discs (8 discs for Melrose; 6 discs for 90210) and contain the same special features as the individual box sets, but strangely will be priced at a more expensive $89.00 (rather than the $72.86 required to buy the series separately).

Do yourself a favor and stick to the individual releases.


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