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'Blue Thunder'
Dana Carvey (right, with James Farentino) costarred in the 1984 series "Blue Thunder," a recent DVD release. (The Boston Globe) The Boston Globe

And now, back by unpopular demand...

Old TV shows, some of them obscure, get a second crack at audiences on DVD

By Steven Rosen
Globe Correspondent / January 28, 2007

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TV on DVD has become one of the most popular and lucrative corners of the home-entertainment world. Recent series such as "Six Feet Under" as well as classics like "Mission: Impossible" thrill fans and plump up corporate bottom lines. The hot new releases and the old favorites make perfect sense -- the viewership is ready and waiting, credit cards in ... (Full article: 1225 words)

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