"China Beach" - (L to R standing): Nancy Giles as Private Frankie Bunsen; Robert Picardo as Dr. Dick Richard; Megan Gallagher as Wayne Marie Holmes; Dana Delany as Army nurse Colleen McMurphy; Michael Boatman as Samuel Beckett; Jeff Kober as Dodger (L to R front): Marg Helgenberger as K.C.; Brian Wimmer as Boonie Lanier; Concetta Tomei as Lila Garreau
Is your favorite TV show of all time available on DVD? Most likely, the answer is yes, as even the most obscure one-season shows (hello, "Street Hawk: The Complete Series") have been given the box set treatment.
But there are shows that, years after they left network airwaves, have yet to get a DVD release. This week, we're running down a list of some of the most wanted TV-on-DVD releases, as well as, in one case, some very good news for fans.
First, a note on what often leads to the delay in shows being released on DVD: Usually it's a licensing issue, and most often that involves music. One show that fans have been clamoring for is the Emmy-, Peabody-, and Golden Globe-winning Fred Savage dramedy "The Wonder Years." A Fox Home Entertainment representative tells Yahoo! TV of the 1988-93 series -- which made its debut in the coveted post-Super Bowl spot in 1988 -- there are "no confirmed plans to release 'The Wonder Years' on DVD."
Two single-disc DVDs of the show with a small
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