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#1 Posted on 23.6.06 1312.47
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I was looking to purchase Season 1 on DVD and a friend of mine told me it was only six episodes long. Is that true? i did not start watching until season 2. Is it worth it to get season 1 if it IS only 6 episodes long?
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#2 Posted on 23.6.06 1317.07
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According to a review here: The Office Season 1 (The W at Amazon) it is only 6 episodes long, but there are deleted scenes. If you are a completist or enjoy the series you may want to get it for under $20 - that's still over 2 hours of comedy for the price of a movie.

You might also find The BBC version (Seasons 1 & 2 Plus a special) (The W at Amazon) for $45 a pretty good deal while you are there

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#3 Posted on 23.6.06 1318.47
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I was waiting for the 2nd season to come out to see if they were going to combine them into one (like they ended up doing with Seinfeld).
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#4 Posted on 23.6.06 1319.32
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    Originally posted by Wpob
    I was looking to purchase Season 1 on DVD and a friend of mine told me it was only six episodes long. Is that true? i did not start watching until season 2. Is it worth it to get season 1 if it IS only 6 episodes long?
I'll add that I bought it and think it's easily worth right around three bucks an episode, especially to get in widescreen and ESPECIALLY for the deleted scenes.
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#5 Posted on 23.6.06 1322.42
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    Originally posted by CRZ
      Originally posted by Wpob
      I was looking to purchase Season 1 on DVD and a friend of mine told me it was only six episodes long. Is that true? i did not start watching until season 2. Is it worth it to get season 1 if it IS only 6 episodes long?
    I'll add that I bought it and think it's easily worth right around three bucks an episode, especially to get in widescreen and ESPECIALLY for the deleted scenes.


Do you get more Kevin reaction shots with the widescreen? Because that would totally sell me on it.
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#6 Posted on 23.6.06 1328.27
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That's good enough for me. I'll get it on the way home, enjoy it tonight and submit my review on Monday! Thanks!
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#7 Posted on 23.6.06 1534.27
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yes, get it. While it's not as good as season 2, it's well worth your money
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#8 Posted on 24.6.06 0019.19
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    Originally posted by kentish
    yes, get it. While it's not as good as season 2, it's well worth your money


It's not quite as good (because there's no payoffs), but it lays a LOT of groundwork.
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#9 Posted on 24.6.06 1542.50
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It's not as good moreso because they were reliant on the original series (the first episode is kinda awful, aping the UK's first episode) and hadn't found their voice yet. But it's worth it for the basketball episode and the deleted scenes alone.


*Edited for double usage of the word "moreso", thus making me cringe.

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#10 Posted on 26.6.06 0649.58
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I watched it this weekend and the deleted scenes and it was well worht the money. I would highly recommend it.

Does anyone know when Season 2 come sout on DVD?
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#11 Posted on 26.6.06 0856.23
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    Originally posted by Wpob
    Does anyone know when Season 2 come sout on DVD?

Sept 12th.

    Originally posted by tvshowsondvd.com
    This 4-DVD set (single sided discs) will ship on September 12th. Cost is $49.98 SRP for right at 8 hours of cubical comedy. Extras aren't included in the announcement, but according to the cast blog entries we'll see Deleted Scenes, Commentary Tracks, Webisodes (which begin showing at NBC.com on July 13th), Olympic promos, PSAs, and behind-the-scenes footage shot by Jenna Fischer (Pam).


Yeah! Chock full of good stuff.
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#12 Posted on 26.6.06 1000.07
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    Originally posted by tvshowsondvd.com via BizMoney
    Cost is $49.98 SRP for right at 8 hours of cubical comedy.


That doesn't sound right. Weren't there 24 episodes, each at about 22 minutes? Shouldn't that be closer to 9 hours, or were there more ads than I remember? (Not counting the Chili's placement...)

Edit: Nevermind. There were 22 episodes, which at 21-22 minutes per episode should make 8 hours once you count the extended finale. That still seems short though.

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#13 Posted on 26.6.06 1010.24
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Hopefully the Season 2 release is a week or so ahead of the start of Season 3 so I can enjoy it without being rushed.
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#14 Posted on 26.6.06 2117.56
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Best part of season one was the end of the last episode, and the lingering look from Pam as she and Roy drove off. I loved that.

So much was said, with so little.

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#15 Posted on 27.6.06 1409.32
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That look really sets up Season 2 well. Like I said, well worth the cost and I look ofrward to adding Season 2 to my collection.
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