New Release: Golden Girls Complete Series DVD

The Golden Girls TV show sceneWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment brought out The Golden Girls: 25th Anniversary Complete Collection DVD on Nov. 9, 2010, in a collectible box styled as a replica of Sophia’s wicker purse.

The 21-disc limited edition collection includes all seven years of the TV show’s episodes, which originally aired from 1985 and 1992. The sitcom follows four older friends — played by Beatrice Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty — who move in together in Miami.

During the Emmy Award-winning show’s run, Dorothy was wooed by Sonny Bono, Rose tried sky-diving to woe a man and Blanche mistook menopause for pregnancy. Other guest stars included Burt Reynolds, Leslie Nielsen, Merv Griffin, Alex Trebek, Debbie Reynolds and a young George Clooney (The Peacemaker), who played a Miami cop who saved the day.

Golden Girls Complete Series DVD boxPriced at $149.99, the Golden Girls: 25th Anniversary Complete Collection also includes these special features:

  • “Thank You for Being a Friend” featurette looking back at the show
  • “Go for the Gold Trivia Challenge”
  • “Golden Moments” compilation of the show’s laughs
  • “The Golden Girls Scrapbook” with the funniest moments of each Golden girl
  • “Exclusive Insights and Commentaries” with Arthur, McClanahan and White
  • “Fashion Commentary” featurette with Joan and Melissa Rivers giving the Golden girls a fashion critique.

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Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.