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The Hits The Country
The Hits The Country
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2.0 out of 5 stars .....Why?......., Aug. 8 2014
This review is from: The Hits The Country (Audio CD)
That's the question....why?
First the Connors estate releases(what the fans had been told shortly after Mr.Connors death) previously unheard tracks.There are a lot to be released,and the first CD was called " Unreleased: Songs From The Vault Collection Volume 1".
A)The title is a total misnomer,as there were almost as many previously released studio tracks on it as there were "unreleased" ones
B)It is blatantly obvious the Connors estate is going to try to milk it,and more importantly US,with as many CD's as they can possibly stretch it out to.
And C)If that is the case,then sales are going to hit rock bottom before the third can get its label fastened to the disc.
Now here we have a......greatest hits CD. Why? Again this two CD set contains as much filler material as there are genuine hits on it,so again it is NOT really a "hits" album by any stretch.I mean c'mon,songs like My British Columbian Home,Gaspe Belle Faye, North of Old Lake Erie and so many others.They are just minor tunes plucked from various albums that most Stompin Tom fans have already had for years.And that goes double or even triple and quadruple for all the real"hits",as they have been available for years on Capitol(Universal now owns Capitol/EMI....amazing acquisition) and on record God knows how many times over.
Just to let you know that I am one of the most avid Stompin Tom fans in the country.I know I will have to fight a lot of others to lay claim to that title.Let's just be gentlemen and ladies about it and go at it one at a time,shall we? Seriously though,I met the man and he was as humble as Canada is wide.I loved him and what he stood for and did my share of crying when he recently passed.Like many others,I just thought Tom would just keep going and going.So when I have to write this kind of a review about a man I admired for so long,it is not something I take any satisfaction in doing.However one cannot let sentiment get in the way when one is so blatantly getting the wallet ripped right out of his hands.This is the LAST "hits" package I will spend another nickel on.And as far as the "unreleased" CDs goes,I can't see why one would have to get a "hits" package at all.Just get the "unreleased" albums, as they are filling them with as many"hits" as unreleased ones anyways.
I respectfully have two suggestions for the Connors estate.
1)If you want to release something special,release the two record LP he did way back when of his medley songs and other American songs.That was a good album which has never seen the light of day on CD.Or how about some alternate tracks,some n/g's,etc.
and 2)Let's bring Mr.Connors releases into the 21st century,and release his CDs with proper accompanying liner notes,which include the recording dates!
As for all you Stompin Tom fans out there,give this CD a royal pass.I doubt if there is anything on this CD you do not have already or anything they will release,studio wise in the future,you won't already have.So why bother?
If there is any plus about this CD it is the sound.Like the first one released by Universal(their new label),which would be the Unreleased: Songs From The Vault Collection Volume 1,the sound seems to be a little fuller somehow.That is compared to the Capitol CDs.But I cannot be sure.You see there are NO LINER NOTES to tell me whether the recordings have been mastered or remastered into 20 or 24 bit sound.*shrugs*

Lost In Space: Season 3, Volume 2 (Bilingual)
Lost In Space: Season 3, Volume 2 (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Guy Williams
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4.0 out of 5 stars LIS comes to its finale., July 31 2014
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The final nine eps of the last season of LIS is here.The final season just gets hokier and hokier;tongue in cheek all the way.That is not to say that it is necessarily a bad thing either.There is alot of fun to be had watching it even today.
The series always had,but by now was reusing old footage a LOT.
From the first ep to the last the entire collection has been remastered quite well.If you are quick you can even spot the tiny wires that hold up the Jupiter Two(or the ones it runs on) and the space pod.The robot is even pulled by guy wires "hidden" in the ground.And speaking of the robot,this last season has seen a monumental change in him.He has gone from just a mechanical servant to a dear member of the family,with all the human emotions that go along with it.It's a hoot to see the robot cry,dress up and act like a woman,or when he takes a part out of himself he turns around so the others can't see;acting coy and shy.The series had really turned into a showcase for three characters:the robot,Will Robinson and Dr.Smith,the ones we always think of the most when we think of this show.The other characters come and go throughout the eps.June Lockhart and Guy Williams will disappear entirely sometimes,or one or the other.Sometimes its Judy or Penny,or Don.And speaking of Judy.Poor Marta Kristen.I really feel/felt sorry for her.She got the least lines of any character by far throughout the series.She never got a fair shake.She was really just the series eye candy/sex interest.I just have never known how good an actress she was because this is the only forum in which I can recall seeing her.
This three disc set,each in a separate slipcase,comes with some very special extras.All three were filmed for the 30th anniversary celebrations in /95.One is a very funny promo slip up,while the other two are interviews with Billi Mumy(pronounced moomy for those who don't know-I didn't until now.I always pronounced it mummy),and one with the lovable Jonathan Harris.A very likable man,who virtually created his character and the "special guest star"credit.
Farewell to one of my favourite shows of the 60s.Fox has done a good job with everything,all things considered.The promos for the next week shows can be a little rough looking and the shows themselves have deficiencies typical of film of this age,but overall they look darn good.Did you know the cast was told before the last ep shot that there might be a 4th season?A script was written(more if you believe other stories) but CBS abruptly cancelled it two months later.Ahh,what might have been....the pain,oh the pain of it all!

Sabotage (Bilingual)
Sabotage (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
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2.0 out of 5 stars A poor offering from the ex-gov!, July 30 2014
This review is from: Sabotage (Bilingual) (DVD)
Sabotage(released Mar/14)stars,among others, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington,Olivia Williams,Terrence Howard and Joe Manganiello.The film runs on for far too long for my liking and over all it is a been-there,done-that cop drama that even Ah-nold cannot liven up.
The film begins as Ah-nold is watching his wife and son being tortured by members of a drug cartel on a video on a lap top..It seems(in details that come out as the movie progresses)that he and his gang of DEA misfits captured the ringleader of a Mexican drug cartel years before.During the hand over one of the Mexican cops shoots the leader dead.Before they leave Ah-nold is contacted and told the cartel is holding his wife and son.If he wants to see them released unharmed he must turn himself over to them.His fellow DEA members talk him out of it and they high tail it back to the U.S.For months after Ah-nold gets body parts mailed back to him.He becomes obsessed with getting the killer(s)who did his family in.He goes back to Mexico but cannot get the people responsible and members of his DEA team bring him back.
Fast forward to the present and Ah-nold and his DEA gang have intercepted $10 million in drug money.It is their plan to take most of it and blow up the rest.This they do but when they come back to get the stashed bucks,it has disappeared.Slowly members of the team starts being picked off.Also the DEA team is investigated by their superiors,but it eventually goes nowhere.It seems Ah-nold has some inside pull after all these years.
The murders mount to more than half of the eight DEA team and the local cops now get involved much to Ah-nolds chagrin.In the end he plays the local cops like violins and is able to get a jump ahead on the action as a result.The Cartel sends four of its best hit men up, but three are found chest up in a local river,while the other is dead at the scene of one of the DEA members murders.Who has offed the assassins?
As the movie gets down to the nitty gritty we find out that two of the DEA agents have been in on their friends killings all along and want the money for themselves.A final chase(a prerequisite in any cop movie,right?) comes as Ah-nold and one of the local cops,are chasing the two traitors down.The driver gets killed in a crash and his accomplice sits bleeding to death in the back trunk.Ah-nold stands talking to the person and admits it was HE who stole the money.Before he can be shot at,Ah-nold shoots his ex team mate dead.As other local cops arrive on the scene, Ah-nold makes a hasty exit and disappears.The film's finale has Ah-nold back in Mexico bribing an official there to finally get the name and whereabouts of the killer(s)of his family.He enters a bar and shoots everything that moves,including the one who appeared on the video.However Ah-nold gets shot also and the film fades to black as he sits smoking a stogie and having a drink.
While the film could be a little hard to follow from just the dialogue alone,the most important thing to me was that it just never got up enough steam to turn my crank whatsoever.We have seen these types of films ad infinitum over the years,and all with the same traits such as rag tag,adrenaline pumped cops,another drug cartel,betrayal from within,and shoot-em-ups galore with the tag along violence,blood and gore.Now the better ones tend to give them a nice twist or two to shake things up,but in this one I could see the Ah-nold revelation coming not far into the film,even though they edited it so you only gleaned little bits at a time.Even though Ah-nold was the star,he couldn't even get up enough hutz-pah to liven things up or even go so far as to stick out amongst the rest.
Technically speaking the film is in its w/s a/r of 1:85:1 and is clear and crisp.There are no extras,surprise,surprise.
All in all this oh-so typical cops and bad guys drug film with a weak twist at the end, is certainly not one of Ah-nolds better films.Go watch The Last Stand or Escape Plan for something a little better in his more recent offerings.I'd give this one a pass.2 1/2 stars.

Lost in Space: Season 3, Volume 1 (Bilingual)
Lost in Space: Season 3, Volume 1 (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Guy Williams
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4.0 out of 5 stars Back to drama, mixed with comedy!, July 22 2014
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This is the first half of season three and the production was really ramped up.Not only do we have some new costume changes,we have a new theme song to boot(just as good as the first) and a different ending.The first two seasons always ended with a cliff hangar.This season they eliminated the cliff hangar,so when the show ended it ended.They now employed an approximately one minute segment to introduce us to next weeks hi-jinks,and they are all included in this set.
With the new look and sound we have the Robinson's suddenly leaving the planet they were on and are introduced to a totally new piece of equipment which we had never seen before....a piloted rover which would eject from below the main spacecraft.It looked something like a skinny lunar module from the Apollo moon landings.Neither their sudden departure or the new rover come with any explanations,and we are simply just forced to accept what we see before us,matter-of- factly.
Along with these new things Irwin Allen decided to also get back to more of the dramatic,like season one.However the offset is the robot.He continues to get more human like with every ep.He cackles,laughs,gets exhausted,puts his claws over his "ears" so he can't hear things,throws his arms up in the air in frustration,gets Will to hold his "hands" because he is scared,just to name a few.He has become more human than the Robinsons! You will also see many similar plots that appeared here and on Star Trek like the ship traveling back to an early period on earth,some of the crew confronting their evil opposites,encountering a tribe that is run by a computer,meeting up with space hippies,and others.Most of these were shot on LIS before they were shot on Star Trek.Remember, LIS had consistently better ratings than Star Trek ever did.
I must mention that among other well known supporting actors from the 60s,there is a surprise appearance by none other than Robbie the Robot!
Extras include bumpers and music from the show,and a rather long list of about 45 second "specials"/segments with some of the original cast in them.They seem to have been made for the 30th anniversary celebration on TV land for LIS.
The picture quality in this set is generally very good,though some minor deficiencies are present,to be expected for film of this age.
All in all a nice set and a great TV show for the whole family to watch.The so called special effects,costumes and sets may seem a little dated,but the cast and stories more than make up for any weaknesses in that department.Highly recommended.

Brown Eyed Girls - Sound-G - CD
Brown Eyed Girls - Sound-G - CD
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4.0 out of 5 stars Another hit by the BEG's!, July 14 2014
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Well,it seems the BEG's have yet another hit on their hands.This CD spans quite a few genre's with rap,dance,electronic and others all wrapped up in some mighty catchy hooks.There are two or three slow dancers such as the beautiful" I won't let you go" and Jea's Wedding.The sound is wonderful and spacious.The best tracks here are the first nine.The rest are some remixes,which includes a re purposing of their hit L.O.V.E.(nothing like the original),How come,You and more.
Before I go any farther,there is some mix up as to the tracks on this CD.This is NOT a two CD set,that another reviewer has posted.It is just ONE CD(as Amazon posts) with 15 tracks.This one is made for the Japanese market, while the two CD set(I assume)was the original South Korean version.The tracks on THIS ONE CD SET are:Glam Girl,Abracadabra,Addicted,Candy Man,Moody Night,So Strange,I won't let you go,Even if your someone Else's,Jea's Wedding,L.O.V.E.(remix),Second(remix),You(remix),Hitchhiker/How come?(remix),Hold the Line(remix) and Abracadabra,the Japanese version.Just so you know what you are buying.
There are also two booklets.One with the lyrics and lots of pics of the BEG's and just a lyric book.
All in all, the BEG's are in fine form on this 15 track CD.The first nine tracks are the best of the bunch and the ones you will probably play again and again.The rest had little interest to me except for the last one,the Japanese version of Abracadabra.

Lost in Space: Season 2, Volume 2 (Bilingual)
Lost in Space: Season 2, Volume 2 (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Guy Williams
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4.0 out of 5 stars From the sublime to the ridiculous and back!, July 10 2014
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Lost In Space continues on with the second half of season two in this four disc set,all in separate snap cases.Each ep has a scene selection option.The picture is very good for the dates it was filmed in(1967) and has the usual"defects" associated with film of that era,but nothing untoward.
In this part of the season we go from the sublime to the silly.There is an ep early on that is so oddly out of place it hits you like a rock.Will is exposed to some alien knowledge and becomes very disillusioned and cynical with the way the adults around him behave. There is a very touching moment where Doctor Smith tells Will(as he walks away) to not grow up too quickly.It is a heart felt moment and one you do not see very often on LIS.On the ridiculous side we have plots that involve a silly knight and a talking dragon,a ghost,a pirate,space vikings and a toymaker.We see the visits of actors Hans Conried, and in the last ep John Carradine.We also see the robot becoming more and more human,with his over acting,cat calls and jabs,usually at the expense of Dr.Smith.
Jonathan Harris by now has become the star of the show.There isn't an ep he isn't in.The audience ate his performances up then and he still is absolutely hilarious with his sneakiness combined with his extreme cowardice.Even though you could hate him,you still couldn't/can't get enough of him.He made it look all too easy,and it shows just what a consummate actor he was.
Included with this set are two audio interviews with cast members Williams and Lockhart together,and one with Harris alone.I especially recommend the latter,as you get a nice glimpse into the mind of Harris the actor.Lastly this is the last season with the same theme song and the "same time,same station" credits at the end of each ep.The last ep here gives us a glimpse at"next week's" upcoming hijinks.Of course,as I previously mentioned in another LIS review, next week refers really to next season.But they re-ran selected eps and the last ep of season two was run a week before season three was about to start.
All in all I highly recommend this show,one the whole family can watch together.The show was getting less serious as the season rolled to an end(more tongue in cheek),but it was/is still enjoyable.

Vol. 5-Black Box-Normal Edition
Vol. 5-Black Box-Normal Edition
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4.0 out of 5 stars An impressive 5th album from the South Korean sensations!, July 8 2014
Black Box is the Brown Eyed Girls 5th album and I like what I hear.Of course Kill Bill is the star track here,but there are some good dance grooves in After Club,Satisfaction,Recipe and Track 7(sorry it's in Korean!).The girls have even made a nice slow number with a lot of soul,with Good Fellas.
The BEG's producer has really made a CD with lots and lots of headroom,so the sound is going to impress.I must also mention the package itself.The entire case is about 5 1/2" X 7 1/2" in size! It comes with a handsome 15 page colour booklet, so you get a lot of eye candy along with a lot of ear candy.There is a mixture of Korean and English throughout,but when it comes right down to it,it is the sound that matters,right? Put this CD on when company comes.It's bound to liven the party up considerably.
By the way,why are the BEG's not more well known?Their sound and talent rival the best of anything out there today. C'mon world,get with it!

Lost In Space: Season 2, Volume 1 (Bilingual)
Lost In Space: Season 2, Volume 1 (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Guy Williams
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4.0 out of 5 stars LIS moves into the 2nd season!, June 27 2014
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This is the start of Season two of Lost in Space,the first 16 eps.It is the /66-67 season and it is in colour, as many of their competitors were doing the same.It didn't matter to most folks,as they didn't have colour sets.For one they were too expensive,and two the colour back in those days was a gooey looking mixture of greens and reds.Nothing like the clarity of sets today.I never owned a colour set until the later 70s,so I never ever saw these in their original form...until now.
This season finds the robot becoming more and more human like.He laughs at and jibs Dr.Smith,while also getting his "feelings" hurt very easily.Jonathan Harris has become the virtual star of the show.His masterful portrayal of the deceitful doctor has earned him a central place in each story.We also see a loving and tightly bonded family.Very understanding and the type of parents you would want as a kid yourself.
The story line has the family being forced to flee the planet they were on in the first season,only to have to land on one very similar to the first.We see the appearance of such guest stars as lovely Vitina Marcus who plays the" green woman" in two eps,Wally Cox,Malachi Throne,Henry Jones,Allen Melvin and Hans Conried.
And as usual the eps all use that old chestnut,the cliffhangar.Just about as old as movies themselves,this technique has the eps playing out their story and including an exciting moment from next weeks ep at the end.They freeze the picture at that moment and tell us to tune in next week at the same time.The show Batman,also filmed on the same lot,utilized this tool and took it a step further,using its famous encouragement at the end to be here next week: "same bat-time,same bat-channel".
The eps themselves look in good condition although there are some minor imperfections,to be expected of a show this old.They are generally all clear and crisp and come in four discs,each in their own slip cases.I recommend this show as one the entire FAMILY can watch together and enjoy.Try and find one of those on today's television landscape.

Combat: The Complete Series
Combat: The Complete Series
DVD ~ Vic Morrow
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1.0 out of 5 stars The real skinny on this set!, June 26 2014
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This review is from: Combat: The Complete Series (DVD)
Let me start by saying Combat is on my list of top ten shows of all time....nearly at the top actually.It had great visuals and even though it was strictly fictional,it did seem to capture some of the essence of what made WW2 what it was.However this set is a disservice to the cast and crew that made it the hit it was.Its biggest selling point,besides the eps themselves,is the extras which abound in it.Interviews with the original cast and crew, cast clips from shows other than Combat,bloopers.It is hard to believe the latter exists because such things in those days were either relegated to the cutting room floor or taken home by directors or other subordinates as a private keepsakes.
Now,I do not usually read other reviews, but I must admit to glancing at a few older ones.They mention picture freezing,pixelation and the eps being short,for which no one seems to have the answer.I will address these issues and solve the mystery.
A)The eps being too short.Yes,they are.The eps in this set run about 46 1/2 minutes.That makes them all about 7 minutes too short(they didn't have as many commercials back then).
As soon as I started the first ep I thought the "pace" was a little quick, but didn't think anymore of it until the opening credits rolled.My spider senses tingling, I immediately checked the closing credits.I knew then I had the answer,as plain as the nose on my face....and THAT is pretty plain!
Ladies and gentlemen,through some neat electronic manipulation the makers have increased the speed of the eps.They have also totally reworked the opening credits.That is not how the opening creds originally ran.Right off the top the voice of the announcer telling us this is a Selmur production,was an obvious few tones higher than it should be.The music was also too obviously a few tones higher, AND much faster to boot.The original pace of the music was your average march speed.This new opening,and the closing music,virtually runs away,as do the background bayonets.I can cite any number of 60s shows on the market today such as Star Trek,Rat Patrol,The Andy Griffith Show,Time Tunnel,The Twilight Zone,Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,The Lucy Show,etc.etc.None of these shows were ever sped up or had any part of its show changed.It seems Selmur Productions wanted to create a new version that was more in keeping with today's show lengths/time constraints, for syndication purposes.The flaw here being that the home DVD market doesn't need the compacted show length.They could have at least created two versions,one for the TV market and one for the home market.But instead we get this....a terrible and unforgivable cheat.
B)Freezing of the picture and pixelation.Yes,it does happen...only if you do not check your discs thoroughly.Always check DVDs in low lighting.Anywhere near bright outside light and it floods the disc surface and you cannot see surface flaws as readily.I have literally gone through six sets trying to find just ONE that was without flaws and have failed in my attempts(I have bought through and .com).I usually find around 6-8 discs with some type of scratch,dent,scuff or what have you on them.I just recently found the same disc in the same season(in the original and the replacement set)both scratched in the same spot.I have also found the same disc in the same season(of the original and replacement set) broken-one right in half and the other partially in the middle!!So you see,this is a set that definitely needs to be checked thoroughly or else running into these defects will cause problems on your playback.
In conclusion,other than the eps themselves(which look pretty good)and the extras,this set is one to avoid.The makers have cheated us and sped up the picture to run within a more modern time limit.This is NOT what the original looked or sounded like.And due to the fact that I have never been able to successfully find a set without more than a few "flaws" ,it is the straw that broke this camels back.I have no alternative but to NOT recommend this set.If you are looking for the original Combat,the way it was seen back in the 60s,this is NOT it.A big black mark goes to Selmur and Image Entertainment.The former for not caring enough about the original integrity of the show and its fans to release Combat in its original and best form.The latter for its abhorrent lack of quality control.

Lost in Space: Complete 1st season (Bilingual)
Lost in Space: Complete 1st season (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Guy Williams
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
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4.0 out of 5 stars LIS on DVD-4 1/2 stars., June 16 2014
Lost in Space,the first Season,is now out on DVD which contains all of the original 29 eps of that season,plus the pilot and a promo for the show.Approximately the first five eps of this season incorporate the pilot ep into its plot.The main difference between the pilot and the first five eps is Doctor Smith.He is not seen in the pilot (nor is the Robot),but in the season eps themselves.I suppose Fox wanted someone the Robinson family could"play" off of.They found the perfect villain in Doctor Smith,played beautifully by Jonathan Harris.His character is a sneaky,low down,egotistic,conniving coward who is always looking out for himself first and foremost.Harris just chews up the scenery each and every time he is on.An absolute delight to watch.
If you have never seen the show it is about a family that takes off from earth on their way to Alpha Centauri.They never make it there as their ship gets into trouble and they're forced to crash land on an unknown planet.The show highlights their trials and tribulations,as they eke out a living and have to deal with creatures the planet harbours or from visitors from afar.The first season really emphasizes the family bond, but as the season progresses Harris' character blossoms and an ep without him simply isn't the same.
The show was a precursor to Star Trek and in fact we see many of the things Star Trek would later bring to the table here first,such as a discipline collar/ring on the neck,a Horta like creature and the Robot even brings up the Prime Directive! In fact the first ep of the second season talks about the essence of the life force that is everywhere in the universe and that binds us all together,beating Star Wars by quite a few years!
There are many stars that appear in the first season that you will recognize such as Mercedes McCambridge,a young Kurt Russell and Warren Oates.The name of the family was of course the Robinsons,an obvious reference to the Swiss Family Robinson who also became a stranded family.One will notice that the show,even in the first season,starts to reuse footage from one ep to another.One in particular is a scene in an early ep that shows the Chariot being bombarded during a meteorite storm.Later in the season the same scene is played out once more but now it is a volcanic eruption that has the chariot in its grasp.And savvy viewers will notice in a later ep that part of the Seaview set from Voyage from the Bottom of the Sea was used to flesh out the story(also filmed on the same lot).
The show remains in the minds of the original viewers not only due to Dr.Smith and his outbursts towards the Robot like"You bumble headed booby",or "Never fear,Smith is here" or"The pain,the pain",but also the Robot's own outbursts like"Danger,danger".As the season wore on the Robot also got more cheeky with the doctor,even to the extent of laughing and making fun of him.
The wonderful catchy theme song was written by none other than John(Johnny in the titles)Williams.And speaking of music,those in the know will recognize the background music used quite frequently in these eps, from the movie The Day the Earth Stood Still.This was after all 20th Century Fox and this production had full access to its vast musical library.
No,it was quite the show then,and it still has that certain something to this day.There hasn't been an ep I cannot recall seeing when originally aired in /65-/66.The show has been remastered quite well but does have some slight defects/graininess due to its age,but nothing major.The first season is in b&w until the last cliffhanger of the last ep,when it turns to colour and on into the second and third season.Oh yes those cliffhangers.Each ep ends with a heart stopping moment which freezes and invites the viewer to be there same time,same station next week to see how it turns out.You may wonder why even the last ep of this season carries that same type of ending(same time,next week,etc), as one wouldn't theoretically see how it turns out until a few months later in the fall.Well back in those days the networks would rerun their most popular shows throughout the summer.They would time the very last ep to coincide with the start of the NEW season in the fall! That way if you happened to miss the last ep during the regular season showing,you'd be able to catch it then.The old season leading naturally into the new one! Smart.
I highly recommend Lost in Space to everyone.It is a show the whole family can watch together.That's something terribly lacking in today's TV wasteland.

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