DVD Release: Desperate Housewives Season 8 & Complete Collection

DVD Release Date: Sept. 25, 2012
Price: Seaon 8 Five-Disc DVD $45.99, Complete Collection 46-Disc DVD $149.00
Studio: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment


Desperate Housewives Season 8The ladies of Wisteria Lane have bid their goodbye on TV, but with DVD, goodbye is never forever.

ABC’s long-running TV show Desperate Housewives stars Teri Hatcher (TV’s Jane By Design), Marcia Cross (TV’s Everwood), Eva Longoria (Over Her Dead Body), and Felicity Huffman (Phoebe in Wonderland) as said desperate housewives, along with Nicollette Sheridan (Code Name: The Cleaner), Vanessa Williams (TV’s Ugly Betty), Dana Delany (TV’s Body of Proof) and the late Kathryn Joosten.

During their eight highly rated seasons, the women tackled relationships, murder, betrayal and secrets, along with kids, poker and pot pies.

The five-disc Desperate Housewives: The Complete Eighth and Final Season comes with a host of special features:

  • “I Guess This Is Goodbye” featurette with the cast reflecting on the full run of the television series
  • “Episode 823: Finishing the Hat” commentary with creator Marc Cherry
  • deleted scenes with more steamy secrets
  • and bloopers.

Desperate Housewives: The Complete CollectionThe Desperate Housewives: The Complete Collection DVD set has 46 discs packaged in a very cool collectible replica of Mary Alice’s steamer trunk. All 179 episodes are included, plus these exclusive bonus features:

  • “The End of the Lane: Last Days on Set” featurette
  • “Curtain Call: The Desperate Housewives Family” with the crew behind the cameras
  • “Cherry Cameo” featurette about the creator’s cameo in the finale
  • “Desperately Dead” featurette looking at the more than 50 characters who were killed off in the show, including Martha Huber, Rex Van De Kamp and George Williams
  • “Deperately Dangerous” featurette examining the darker additions to Wisteria Lane
  • “Wisteria Lane Mystery Club” featurette hosted by actor Neil McDonough about the series’ more mysterious characters
  • and the “Karen & Roberta Show” with Kathryn Joosten and Lily Tomlin discussing their playing sisters, like lessons learned on the show and joke about a “Karen and Roberta” spinoff series.

 

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About Sam Clark

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.