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Birdman & the Galaxy Trio Show: The Complete Series (2007)

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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)


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  • Actors: Various
  • Directors: Various
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Animated, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC, Subtitled
  • Language: English (Mono)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Turner Home Ent
  • DVD Release Date: July 17, 2007
  • Run Time: 420 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000OY9V7K
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #112,698 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Birdman & the Galaxy Trio Show: The Complete Series" on IMDb

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Birdman and the Galaxy Trio: The Complete Series (DVD)

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26 of 30 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Birdman & the Galaxy Trio April 2, 2007
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Now this is a truly good choice. Can't wait for the release date. Wow.

All 40 Birdman cartoons, and 20 Galaxy Trio cartoons presented as complete shows. For years we've laughed at the way "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law" poked fun at this show. Now we can see the original Super Hero action that inspired it all.

Semi-regularly, throughout the series, you'll see winged Super-hero Birdman gain powers from the sun's energy, and take on F.E.A.R., a criminal organization which sometimes does its own dirty work, and sometimes employs super villains like Nitron, Dr Freezoid and Murko the Marauder.

Unique to the time (1967), they introduced a new character "Birdboy" in the later Birdman episodes, and developed him well, as he assisted Birdman in return conflicts with Birdman's old foes like Dr Millenium and Vulturo.

The Galaxy Trio stories are a fantastic outer space sci-fi Super-hero concept. Meteor Man (an elastic enlargeable hero), Vapor Man (who can turn into various gasses, as well as fire them from his hands), and Gravity Girl (who can reduce or increase gravity) fly through space in their ship Condor 1, defeating many foes. In particular, the music used in "Space Slaves" and "Peril of the Prison Planet" will make me keen to play them again and again.

LET'S HOPE THEY REPEAT THIS GREAT IDEA THEY'VE DONE, BY RELEASING THE 1972 "SEALAB 2020" SERIES which inspired the more recent satire "Sealab 2021".
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27 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Birdman and the Galaxy Trio... May 24, 2007
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For those that don't remember, Hanna-Barbera ruled Saturday Mornings from

7:00 am (Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel/The Impossibles/Frankenstein Jr.) until

1:30 pm (Johnny Quest) in the 1966/1967 time range.

The most interesting point I wish to make is this:

All three major networks had Hanna-Barbera cartoons. Stranger still, I

don't remember ANY of them clashing with each other during the day!

In Los Angeles, one could flip from chs. 2 (KNXT - now KCBS/Columbia)to

4 (KNBC/National) to 7 (KABC/American) and catch about all of their

cartoons. (I seem to remember Birdman airing on Ch. 4 at the time)

Birdman - It was never said, but he worked with 'our' US Government in

battles with the bad guys. As Communism was big in the 60's, the over-

tones were crystal clear.

The Galaxy Trio - Interplanetary Police who did battle with all kinds

of criminals.

This show wasn't my favorite Hanna-Barbera Animated show (that honor is

reserved for The Herculoids (which aired on CBS) and Mighty Mightor

(which also aired on NBC), but I enjoyed it enough back then to want

to buy it now ($20/US)! It still garners a Five-Star rating!
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25 of 30 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hardly terrible July 24, 2007
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I surely dont see how someone can say this is terible.I remember these as a child and they always made me happy on saturday morning.I was always glued to the set and didnt move.I guess the packaging is subpar and you need to put some effort into getting the disks out.No big deal i say as watching these again will be well worth it.Sometimes you find packaging like this but oh well,im just greatful to be able to own them and leave it at that.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic cartoons September 23, 2007
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I only wish Birdman and the Galaxy Trio had stayed around for longer. I would have liked to the the Galaxy Trio especially have a more expanded role and longer cartoons. But as it stands this collection of both Birdman/Galaxy Trio are more than ample to tied me over and give me something else to remind me of some really great cartoons back in the day...not that isnt like that now. Its just more than i identified with. I remember seeing both the Birdman and GT being aired on Cartoon Network awhile ago. If not for that i probably would've forgotten about them altogether.

Thankfully i didnt and i bought this nice collection and priced well also. Its not a bother with the packaging to me, i never had a problem getting the discs out. Being for when this cartoons were made the quality is pretty decent. It's not going to be spectacular these cartoons were done back in the late 60s. Even still they hold up well to the things available today. Cop this classic cartoon series and it will give you a good idea of what Hanna Barbera brought to the table in terms of cartoon presentation and just all around good times for TV viewers for any and all ages.
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Hanna-Barbera's Forgotten Hero & The Galaxy Trio On DVD! September 29, 2007
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Hoping to capitalize on their phenomenal hit series Space Ghost & Dino Boy (1966), Hanna-Barbera presented viewers with the similar yet cool-in-its-own-way series Birdman & The Galaxy Trio (1967) the following season. Armed with solar rays & shield and eagle sidekick Avenger, Sun god Ra-inspired Birdman battled earthbound villainy, typically at the request of contact Falcon 7 while elemental heroes Galaxy Trio comprised of Meteor Man, Vapor Man and Gravity Girl (not unlike the Terrific Trio from Batman Beyond Season One episode "Heroes"), engaged in intergalactic struggles on behalf of the Galactic Patrol. Though Birdman failed to live up to the success of Space Ghost, reruns on Cartoon Network/Boomerang and the hit spin-off show Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law helped to renew interest in the forgotten hero. Featuring superb design work by late great artist Alex Toth, music by Ted Nichols, a solid voice cast including Birdman himself, Keith Andes and exotic environments, Birdman & Galaxy Trio - The Complete Series ably provides tons of soaring retro fun and non-stop action '60s Hanna-Barbera style. This 2-disc (420 min.) set features all 20 episodes from the series in its original three-segment form (1 Galaxy Trio sandwiched between 2 Birdman segments); Full-Frame (1.33:1) video; English audio; Closed Captioning; plus the following Special Feature: "Birdman: The Forgotten Hero." Considering the lack of remastering and the age of the show, the picture and sound are fairly good, despite some noticeable debris. Read more ›
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars I am a man of not so many words, ...
I am a man of not so many words, but if i give this serie a five stars is becouse it really meet all my espectations!!
Published 26 days ago by Ruben Campos V.
3.0 out of 5 stars like it
good product and service
Published 2 months ago by tom davey
1.0 out of 5 stars At Least Harvey Birdman Could Joke
This is not only one of the most overrated Saturday morning programs, but one of the all-time worst, as well. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Red Wood
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Reminded me of the pleasure of watching Saturday morning cartoons as a kid!
Published 2 months ago by Joel David Joshua Rhodes
4.0 out of 5 stars classic old school cartoon fun for the whole family
classic old school cartoon parnets will feel ok letting the kids watch it and it is fun for the whole family
Published 2 months ago by scott
5.0 out of 5 stars The great old cartoons are best!
I can't get enough of my cartoons from my childhood. I have this one and Aquaman, and Space Ghost. I want even more but not the newer cartoons. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Blanchard
4.0 out of 5 stars Hanna-Barbera's Winged Superhero and its Trio of Galactic Crusaders...
'Birdman & the Galaxy Trio' was the product of legendary cartoonist and comic book artist Alex Toth, in order for Hanna-Barabera to expand on its superhero line for the Saturday... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Mr. Nicholas Pearson
4.0 out of 5 stars nice but shouldn't have to change dvd sides
Great but switching the dvd sides it a killer for me. The series was very nice though and gave me many memories.
Published 4 months ago by guari
2.0 out of 5 stars BAD quality
I love the cartoon, however they did these DVDs in very bad quality. The video quality is grainy and poor.
Published 4 months ago by Jon
3.0 out of 5 stars Fine for young kids, but
It was way too superficial to interest an adult. No origin story, for Birdman or the trio. Flat villians who want to take over the world. We've seen it all before
Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
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