Holiday Shopping Guide: As Time Goes By: Complete Seasons 8 and 9 DVD Review

If you are a fan of As Time Goes By, or if you have someone on your shopping list who enjoys British Comedies, then you may want to consider buying the As Time Goes By: Complete Seasons 7 and 8 on DVD. In this collection you will follow the characters of this series enter into a new phase of their lives as the series comes to its conclusion. During these last ten episodes Judith and Alistair finally get married, Sandy and Harry get engaged and move to Canada for a year, and Jean and Lionel finally get the house to themselves. This DVD collection also contains bonus material that helps to recap the series.

What You Get in the As Time Goes By: Complete Seasons 8 and 9 DVD Collection

The As Time Goes By: Complete Seasons 8 and 9 DVD collection contains two DVDs. The first DVD contains materials from season 8 of As Time Goes By. First it contains the six episodes from season 8 including: A Very Personal Problem; Animal Magnetism; The Bathroom; Surprising News; Future Imperfect; and Going Online. There are no bonus materials on this disc.

On the second disc in this DVD collection are materials from the last season of the As Time Goes By Series. First it contains the last four episodes of As Time Goes By including: Time to Settle Down; Another Proposal; The Wedding; and What Now? In addition to the two hours of regular episodes you also get a one hour special called “You Must Remember ThisâÂ?¦” which recaps all the major events from the series. You also get interviews with Geoffrey Palmer, Moira Brooker, and Philip Bretherton in the bonus material, and you get the following trailers: BBC America, Classic Comedy, Ballykissangel/Monarch of the Glen, Classic Drama, Father Ted, and Blue Planet.

Pros of the As Time Goes By: Complete Seasons 8 and 9 DVD Collection

This is a great set to have, as it concludes the series. It contains two discs instead of the usual one disc, and it contains ten episodes instead of the usual seven. This DVD collection also contains a lot of humorous scenes including Alistair’s physical reaction to finally taking the plunge. This is a very romantic set as the relationships between the younger members of the cast are finally cemented. In addition to great material in the regular episodes, this DVD collection also contains great bonus materials. You not only get the usual trailers, but you also get three interviews with Lionel, Judith, and Alistair, but you also get a one hour special that recaps the entire series.

Cons of the As Time Goes By: Complete Seasons 8 and 9 DVD Collection

This is a great DVD collection to have, as it will complete your As Time Goes By series collection. The only thing that really could have made it better is more episodes and more interviews with the rest of the cast. While it may be too late to add these things now, you won’t be disappointed with this collection.

Where You Can Buy the As Time Goes By: Complete Seasons 8 and 9 DVD Collection

There are only a few retailers that carry British Comedies. You may be able to find As Time Goes By seasons on DVD in a local media retailer, however, I have not been able to find this series in my local area. I have been able to find it online though at a few location. First it is available at Columbiahouse.com. However, to buy DVDs at this site you will need to join the Columbiahouse DVD movie club. If you are not interested in joining a club to purchase this collection you can also find it at Amazon.com, BBCAmericaShop.com, and at HermanStreet.com.

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