In Dexter's Labratory Lives The Smartest Boy You've Ever Seen! This is a classic series from the 1990's and from what many consider to be the peak of Cartoon Network's programming. Created by Genndy Tartakovsky, the mind that would later bring us such classic series as Samurai Jack and Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003-05), Dexter's Lab is a truly wonderful series on so many levels. Finally being properly released on DVD this complete first season set will contain the following 13 twenty two minute episodes spread across 2-discs:
1 Deedeemensional, Dial M for Monkey: Magmanamus, Maternal Combat
2 Dexter Dodgeball, Dial M For Monkey: Rasslor, Dexter's Assistant
3 Dexter's Rival, Dial M For Monkey: Simion, Old Man Dexter
4 Double Trouble, Dexter's Lab: A Story, Changes
5 Jurassic Pooch, Dial M For Monkey: Orgon Grindor, Dimwit Dexter
6 Dee Dee's Room, Dial M For Monkey: Huntor, The Big Sister
7 Star Spangled Sidekicks, The Justice Friends: TV Superpals, Gameover
8 Babysitter Blues, The Justice Friends: Valhallen's Room, Dream Machine
9 Dollhouse Drama, The Justice Friends: Krunk's Date, The Big Cheese
10 Way of DeeDee, The Justice Friends: Say Uncle Sam, Tribe Called Girl
11 Spacecase, The Justice Friends: Ratman, Dexter's Debt
12 The Justice Friends: Bee Where?, Mandarker
13 Inflata DeeDee, The Justice Friends: Can't Nap, Monstory
In all the thirteen episodes are comprised of 38 individual stories which adds up to 281 minutes of Dexter. There will be English Subtitles and video will obviously be Standard Full Frame.
I can't say how classic this series truly is. Who could forget characters such as Dexter's rival the nasal voiced Mandark? His lacksadaisical sister DeeDee always interfering with his experiments? Or Dexter's Mom and Dad who never had a clue of his secret lab or of what was really going on in the house. On top of all the delightful Dexter centric episodes are the episodes that focus on The Justice Friends or the episodes that feature the space monkeys.
I'm surprised that no special features are currently listed for this release and hope that changes in the near future (The similar and recently released Johnny Bravo set had some wonderful features including commentaries by the creators and voice actors). At any rate it will be great for fans to be able to at long last own these episodes on a proper DVD set and let's just hope that enough people buy this to justify the release of the rest of the series. Thanks for your time.