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All Creatures Great and Small: The Specials


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  • Actors: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham, Mary Hignett
  • Format: Full Screen, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: French, Indonesian, Portuguese, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, German, Korean, Thai
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • MPAA Rating: UNRATED
  • Studio: BBC Home Entertainment
  • Release Date: May 4 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B003DUBAXK
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,684 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Wray Ellis on Oct. 4 2005
Format: DVD
You would think that for a series as beloved as "All Creatures Great and Small", BBC would have searched the vaults for some truly "special" special features for the show's fans. Sadly, they did not. What you get on this disc are 2 of the 3 specials (1990's is curiously absent) and an unsatisfying, five-minute "On Location" featurette. If you're looking for heartwarming stories of animals, life and love, buy this. But if you are looking for behind the scenes stuff to round off your collection, your search (and mine) continues.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By PhiloX on Feb. 5 2004
Format: DVD
Well, we collected all the DVD box sets for the first 3 seasons of "All Creatures Great & Small"& enjoyed them during many sittings. I wrote reviews for each set, cut & pasting the same main frame with sprinkles of information that made each season different. For this review on the 1983 & 1985 Specials, I will start afresh. I notice that most people rate the 3 box sets & this collection of Specials with a '5'. I normally save a '5' for a life changing experience, '4' for great entrainment, '3' for average, '2' for a good idea but flawed, & '1' for trash. Therefore I always gave the box sets a '4', though to learn a little veterinarian science could be a life changing experience. I am rating this DVD with a '4', but the 1983 & 1985 Specials are not up to par with the box sets. Maybe a '3-1/2' would have been better, but then again "All Creatures Great & Small" is never 'Average'.
The first box set (January 1978) started out rather slow because it took a while for the characters to blossom, or maybe it took us, an American viewer with his Russian wife, to get use to the British sound of our shared language, the typical British dry comedy mode, or the cultural framework. By the second box set (September 1978) the characters are in full swing & the series just flows with fantastic family entrainment. The third box set (January 1979) continues this mode but with more of a social consciousness due to the up coming World War Two. This last box set ends with James Herriot (played by Christopher Timothy) leaving his beloved small town Darrowby to join the R.A.F. to protect England from the Axis.
The 1983 Special shows James returning to the dales, entering an area unaffected by the war except for the men that left.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Michael Ziegler on Nov. 19 2003
Format: DVD
The reason that this DVD of the "Specials" has been teamed with Series 3 is that it picks up exactly where Series 3 leaves off with James Herriot going off to war in a car. The Special has him returning the same way and resuming the practice that he left before the war. The cast is virtually the same save for the housemaid, who is shown to have passed away in a slightly touching scene. This 2 special DVD shows Siegfried with a moustache and slightly older and Tristan as a now successful government employee in a town nearby. We are updated unexpectedly (unless you had read the novels) of James's family with a son and eventually a daughter. The pleasantness and wonderful country atmosphere remain as if we had never left and the specials conclude the series in a nice way. A sure pill for our times and relaxing to watch.
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