Wicked Cool Stuff.com is offering a limited edition DVD release of the complete series in a boxed set. The good is that all 52 episodes are included. The bad is that they're all included on just 5-discs (don't ask me what the video compression must be like) and the set runs a whopping $250
“The function of a good teacher is to discourage film as a course of study for the non-avid. There are film societies and cinemas galore for the serious non-film student.” – Robert Steele, “Film Scholars at the New York Film Festival,” FILM COMMENT 2, Fall 1964, p. 41, as quoted in It’s Only a Movie, by Raymond J. Haberski Jr.
I WANTED to buy into it, I really did. But you're pretty dead on with your evaluation. I wasn't eagle-eyed for technical inconsistencies, but the acting was a major red flag. It was most obvious in the "alien attack" segment.