Do you enjoy spending the Christmas holiday with your favorite TV characters? If so, there’s a new collection from Warner Bros. that has your name on it.
They’ve released the Classic TV Christmas Collection, a four DVD set that includes holiday-themed episodes from 10 classic television shows. Even better, they’re episodes of shows that aren’t widely available on DVD yet. Here’s how the studio describes it…
This holiday settle in front of the TV with the California Highway Patrol, a Mypos immigrant and other wacky friends and co-workers in this wonderful 4-Disc Collection of Vintage TV Series Christmas Episodes. The yuletide season doesn’t mean less work for Dr. Kildare and Dr. Gillespie and for Jon and Ponch of CHiPs. A prized medallion is passed around as a gift in The Courtship of Eddie’s Father. Menorahs, mistletoes and Balky Claus – festive traditions of all kinds are celebrated on Welcome Back, Kotter and Perfect Strangers. The season is nearly ruined twice: on Eight Is Enough the Bradford family’s presents are stolen and Alice gets stuck in a Christmas blizzard. Mama’s Family debates the fate of Mama’s present, a goose. Keep it as a pet or eat it? The staffs from Veronica’s Closet and Suddenly Susan find Christmas with their co-workers to be the most challenging time of the year. So gather ’round and savor this classic compilation filled overflowing with holiday spirit!
The DVD set includes:
Dr. Kildare — An Exchange of Gifts 12/24/64
Thinking he’s about to die, a derelict alcoholic gives away his life’s hoardings.
The Courtship of Eddie’s Father — Gifts are for Giving 12/23/70
What goes around comes around when Norman’s prized medallion circulates among the cast. Although not a Christmas episode per se, this story, originally aired two days before the holiday warmly illustrates the pure joy of giving.
CHiPs — Christmas Watch 12/15/79
Christmas season doesn’t mean time off for Jon and Ponch when thieves steal a 500 year-old bell from a community church.
Eight is Enough — Yes Nicholas, There is a Santa Claus – Parts 1 & 2 12/14/77
The Bradford’s Christmas is put on hold when all the family’s presents are stolen.
Welcome Back, Kotter — Sweathog Christmas Special 12/15/77
Mix merriment, mistletoe and menorahs and whip up a Christmas party with the Sweathogs.
Alice — A Semi-Merry Christmas 12/18/77
Alice, Tommy, Flo, Vera, and Mel spend Christmas together snowbound in a semi trailer.
Perfect Strangers — The Gift of the Mypiot 12/16/88
Balki ruins Larry’s holiday mood by inviting his lonely boss, Mr. Gorpley, to the their Christmas Eve party.
Mama’s Family — Mama Gets Goosed 12/20/86
Mama frets about cooking a live goose for Christmas dinner.
Veronica’s Closet — Veronica’s Christmas Song 12/18/97
Veronica and Olive audition to sing at a Christmas concert at Lincoln Center.
Suddenly Susan — The Walk Out 12/19/96
When Jack doesn’t hand out Christmas bonuses, the staff goes on strike.
You can purchase the Classic TV Christmas Collection (4 DVD Set) from Warner Bros. or you can also try to win a copy here. To enter, you need to merely post a comment below.You can enter once per day.
Guidelines: This giveaway is open to participants with a United States mailing address only. (International readers can enter if they have a friend in the States who can accept their prizes by mail.) Many may enter but one person will win. You must be 18 and older to enter and no purchase is necessary. Contest ends December 13, 2010.
UPDATE: Congratulations to Steve Greenfield who won this DVD set in our contest. Thanks to everyone who played and we’ve got more contests coming!