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Sunday, February 10, 2008

BOND AND BRISCO!

BOND AND BRISCO!

Our blog buddy Tanner at
www.doubleosection.blogspot.com recently posted about the sale of all four volumes of the current James Bond "Ultimate Collection" on sale for under $25 apiece at www.deepdiscount.com/ These two-disc special editions were available for prices like this in certain sales before Christmas, but if you still haven't picked them up, now's a great opportunity to do so! At these rates, you can own all the two-disc special editions for considerably cheaper than collecting the single-disc versions of the movies available in each set. And they're worth it!

Tanner is also touting the
www.deepdiscount.com sale of The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. for just $22.14 ($77 off from its normal - admittedly exorbitant - asking price of $99.95).

As Tanner tells us: The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. starred Burn Notice co-star Bruce Campbell as a bounty hunter searching for the gang who killed his father--and "the coming thing"--in the waning days of the Old West. But it wasn't really as straightforward as that. The brainchild of Lost mastermind Carlton Cuse and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade screenwriter Jeffrey Boam, it flummoxed Fox network executives by blending comedy, Western and sci-fi genres in a wholly original way. Its closest progenitor was probably The Wild Wild West, so fans of that series would probably enjoy Brisco.

One standout episode finds Brisco escorting Ms. Emma Steed, an American double agent posing as a Mexican spy, to the Mexican border to be exchanged for an operative held prisoner by the Mexicans. It parodied everything from Bond to West to The Avengers to The Beatles while playing as a good, straightforward espionage yarn at the same time. he tone of the series should make it appealing to fans of the other shows mentioned here. Highly recommended.

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