The entire run of the classic military series Combat!
has been released on DVD by Image Entertainment between 2004 and 2005, and it's still in print and available. But now the studio is going back and celebrating a golden milestone for the program with a 5-DVD release titled Combat! - 50th Anniversary Fan Favorites
. This 20-episode collection will be available in stores on October 9th
(exactly fifty years and one week after the premiere episode was broadcast) for $24.98 SRP. Details and package art aren't available yet, but here's a studio-provided description:
ONE OF TELEVISION'S MOST POPULAR SHOWS, groundbreaking series COMBAT offers a gritty, unflinching look at American soldiers battling on the front lines in Europe during World War II, confronting imposing odds and demonstrating remarkable levels of ingenuity and courage. Vic Morrow and Rick Jason head a stellar cast in this long-running war drama featuring an incomparable list of guest stars as well as top directorial talent.
This special 5-DVD collection includes 20 classic episodes from the series and includes guest stars include Lee Marvin, James Coburn, John Cassavetes, Tab Hunter and more!