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Land of the Lost - Individual Season Sets of the Original '70s Series Coming in October

Coming out the same day as the DVD and Blu-ray releases of the recent Will Ferrell film

Posted by David Lambert
    The adventure begins when supernatural forces open a time portal and the Marshall family is stranded in a primeval world of mystery and danger. Watch as Rick, Will and Holly explore their fascinating new home, discovering surprises like The Lost City and the mysterious energy-wielding crystal matrix tables inside the Pylons. Say hello to new friends Cha-Ka, the Pakuni and Dopey, a baby dinosaur. But beware of the danger too! Savage dinosaurs lurk, natural catastrophes loom and marauding Sleestak are always on the prowl. You never know what surprises await, now that you've entered the Land of the Lost!

    Then, just when you though you'd seen it all, Land of the Lost takes the action to a whole new level. In Season 2, new dangers and new challenges face Rick, Will and Holly… and you'll be there as the adventure unfolds! Behold the Zarn - a powerful energy form from another dimension. Survive a gravity storm. And journey into the eerie Mist Marsh and the deepest ruins of the Lost City, where new, unspeakable terrors await. The wonder, mystery and action have only just begun. So sit back, hit Play and return for even more awesome adventure in the Land of the Lost!

    Finally, Rick Marshall has vanished - propelled back to the present! Will and Holly are all alone… until their Uncle Jack miraculously appears from the vortex. The stage is set for more incredible adventure in Land of the Lost Season 3. Don't miss a moment as the Marshalls discover the most amazing phenomena yet. Will is made invisible! A solar storm threatens their survival! The abominable snowman is unleashed! Time stands still! And a mysterious visitor promises a chance of escape, but what is his darker purpose? These final episodes deliver even more of what you love about this series. And even seeing isn't believing when you journey into the Land of the Lost!
This past May saw Universal's release of Land of the Lost - The Complete Series, a re-done re-release of the original 1974 series, first out on DVD by Rhino back in 2004-2005. The new set, available both in a standard box and a "Limited Retro Lunchbox Edition," was available in time to tie in with the theatrical debut of the new Will Ferrell/Anna Friel film.

Today Universal announced the home video release of the remake film, coming to both DVD and Blu-ray on October 13th...simultaneously announcing that this is the same day that the studio will also release separate season sets of the original Sid & Marty Krofft-produced show! Each individual release of Land of the Lost - Season 1 (3 DVDs), Land of the Lost - Season 2 (2 discs) and Land of the Lost - Season 3 (2 discs) will cost $26.98 SRP per set. The only bonus material mentioned so far is a preview of the theatrical film, on the Season 3 release.

A small look at the package art for these three can be found below. I'd also like to express my patent disbelief that we can't seem to get the 1991 incarnation of the series on DVD. That version of the show is TVShowsOnDVD's 211st most-wanted unreleased-on-DVD series...not super-high, but certainly respectable and potentially profitable. If it won't be released now, to tie in with the home video release of this film, then when? If Universal doesn't want to put it out, we hope that they're working with an independent studio (such as Shout! Factory, for example), to get it put out!

Land of the Lost - Season 1 and Land of the Lost - Season 2 and Land of the Lost - Season 3

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