Watch Out # 1 – WKRP in Cincinnati: The Complete Series

Good Friday, I’m lazy, so I’m putting out reposting something from a couple months back. Hope you enjoy. DSB

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http://www.amazon.ca/WKRP-Cincinnati-Complete-Howard-Hesseman/dp/B00KYCA4QY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1421074966&sr=8-1&keywords=wkrp+in+cincinnati+complete+series

I wasn’t really going to write about WKRP in Cincinnati: The Complete Series, but when I posted watching it on my Facebook page, a few people were quite curious… so here we are. Now obviously, I’m not reviewing the show itself. If you’re reading this it’s because you want to know if the DVD release by Shout Factory has done justice to your lasting impression of the show.

Let’s start with a brief history lesson. WKRP ran from 1979 -1983 and due to a constant shifting in schedule it never became a top rated show. However, once it was in syndication and given a regular slot on the TV schedule, its repeats were often beating prime-time shows in the ratings. My own memories of the show are from watching re-runs as a teen.

Then it disappeared. The show just stopped airing. The reason was its subject matter… oh not…

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