The folks at Visual Entertainment Inc. of Toronto (better known by their shorter name, VEI) have released Riptide - The Complete 1st Season
on DVD in Canada last year, in August 2006 (a month before Sony released the same item in the USA with a different box design). Now get ready: VEI has the second season box set in-the-works!
Riptide - The Complete 2nd Season
is being prepped, and at the moment is on schedule for a Canada-only release. Perry King, Joe Penny and Thom Bray are back on board the boat for the second of three seasons, with 22 episodes that include guest stars like George Clooney (ER
), Claudia Christian (Babylon 5
, Kurtwood Smith That '70s Show
), Gerald S. O'Loughlin (The Rookies
, Tricia O'Neil (the acclaimed "Yesterday's Enterprise
" episode of Star Trek: TNG
), Ray Wise ("Leland Palmer" of Twin Peaks
), Dennis Haysbert (24, The Unit
), Paul Gleason (The Breakfast Club
), Liz Sheridan (Alf, Seinfeld
), Sam J. Jones (Flash Gordon
), Jason Bernard (V, Herman's Head
), Bob Eubanks (The Newlywed Game
) and Gene Rayburn (Match Game
) as themselves, Bill Macy (Maude
), Glynn Turman (A Different World, The Wire
), John Astin (The Addams Family
), James Cromwell (Six Feet Under, 24
), Belinda Montgomery (The Man From Atlantis, Doogie Howser M.D.
), Robin Riker (Brothers
), Dana Elcar (Black Sheep Squadron, MacGyver
), Cesar Romero (Batman
) and NFL star Lyle Alzado.
Although a final date is still waiting to be announced, VEI tells us to expect this roughly in the September 2007
timeframe. We'll be back with all the details, plus cover art, as soon as the info is available to us. Stay tuned!