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The Complete P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves & Wooster (8 DVDs)
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Bertie Wooster is feeling a bit shy of the mark when his new valet reports for duty, bringing with him a much-needed cure for the effects of the previous night's excesses. On the strength of this sterling debut, Jeeves is formally retained, and the unsuspecting servant is thrown headlong into the glorious mix of overbearing aunts, unbidden guests, friends in need and romantic entanglements that is Bertie's lot in life.
To millions of devoted fans, P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves and Wooster" stories are a delightful obsession, an irresistible and irreverent romp through the drawing rooms of Edwardian England's tweedy elite. Now, these comic masterpieces come to life in acclaimed productions with an extraordinary cast that features Hugh Laurie (Sense and Sensibility, Strapless) as the well-meaning but dim aristocrat Bertie Wooster, and Stephen Fry (Wilde, Cold Comfort Farm) as Jeeves, his hilariously arch and resourceful valet. This 8-DVD collector's set includes 23 digitally restored and remastered episodes.
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Look, just get the series, then kick back and enjoy. Watch it again... and again... etc. Then if you can pull away from your set long enough, go cancel your cable subscription because it's so addictive and everything else will seem 2nd rate. Getting Jeeves & Wooster was like finding the perfect champagne; it always goes so well on the palette. Even my 15 year-old daughter thinks it's a riot!
And of all his creations, the most memorable is the ill-fated and blue-blooded Bertie Wooster and his megabrained valet Jeeves, immortalized by Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry. "The Complete Jeeves & Wooster" brings together all their madcap, bizarre little adventures in England's upper echelongs, with many a disastrous engagement and stint in prison.
Bertie Wooster (Laurie) is in need of a valet, and after a wild night out, the low-key, brainy manservant Jeeves (Fry) is sent by an agency to deal with Bertie's everyday needs.
But Jeeves doesn't just fold Bertie's hankies and give him hangover tonics -- he keeps Bertie out of all kinds of trouble. Predatory young beauties, ditzy idiot pals of Bertie's, and domineering aunts trying to marry him off, Bertie is always in hot water -- and Jeeves always is on hand, with a plot cooking in his impressive brain, to haul his hapless employer out.
Among the many problems they have to tackle: a stolen cow creamer, a little book of insults directed at an amateur Hitler, a starvation tactic that ends in disaster, American millionaires, a flirtation with fatherhood, scandalous memoirs, Bingo Little's countless infatuations, the havoc wreaked by mustaches, pearl necklaces going missing, and many compromising situations that begin -- or end -- unwanted engagements.
"The Complete Jeeves and Wooster" is quite faithful to Wodehouse's original stories -- some stories are combined and others are separated, but they draw heavily on his kooky, bizarro prose.Read more ›
Most recent customer reviews
Very good and worth it - however move in the series to America then back is a downer - still enjoyablePublished 17 months ago by Bear
Still as witty and crazy as it was when I first saw the series a long time ago. N ow my granddaughter and I are enjoying it together. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Elisabeth Caton
I watched these a few years ago on PBS, and loved them. I was glad to have my own copies to watch as I please. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Beth
Thoroughly enjoyable series. A good pace and full of clever british humour. Laurie and Fry play excellent off each other. I could watch it over and over.Published on Dec 8 2013 by Suze Milner
I bought this TV series on DVD for my friend as a birthday gift and he absolutely loves the british comedy. I very much enjoy it as well. Read morePublished on Sept. 5 2013 by Jonathan
The superb acting and comedic timing of Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie bring the beloved characters of Jeeves and Wooster to life. Read morePublished on March 4 2013 by Alexandra Pennycook
I never watched Jeeves and Wooster before and I loved the series. I was quite disappointed with the quality of the DVD's - picture is not very sharp, particularly in some of the... Read morePublished on Feb. 13 2013 by Leigh A. Lund