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Real Wheels - Mega Truck Adventures (2003)

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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Product Details

  • Format: Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: G (General Audience)
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: September 16, 2003
  • Run Time: 100 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00008DZ7Y
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #144,677 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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29 of 31 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars My 2 year likes this but ... October 30, 2005
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
He'd probably watch it if it were just the monster trucks without any narration. Having seen this DVD about a dozen times in the past 48 hours since it arrived I have come to some conclusions. Before I write my opinions as a 36 year old father, let me repeat again that my 2.5 year old enjoys this video (though just the monster truck one really, the other ones seem to lose his interest). I'm sure he'd give it 4 or 5 stars, but then again he'd do the same for a camcorder recording of some nearby construction jobs. Anyways...

I find these videos strangely inspiring, in that anyone with a nice camera and a person with no acting ability willing to ham it up as a host could make a children's video. Dave does a good job being a 'real life' Homer Simpson type character, making stupid very predictable mistakes and saying 'I shouldn't have done that!' which I'm guessing is a tag line for these videos. He acts as narrator and over-enthusiastic big kid host. Other comments have hinted this isn't Dave & Becky's first video, which is unfortunate cause I thought maybe this was a pilot and they had better repetoire and 'characters' in future episodes.

Here's the thing, over the years I have made some really dumb and silly unscripted camcorder videos with friends and I recognize ad lib dialogue and 'lets make a story from the footage we have' type productions and these reek of that. I can't imagine the production costs for these videos was more than a few thousand, possibly just a few hundred, dollars. It's also is clear they spent at most a day or two shooting each segment, if not just a few hours.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars fun dvd -- 3 adventures plus extras!! February 26, 2004
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Our family enjoys these Dave Hood shows, and this DVD contains three: There Goes a Bulldozer, all about construction vehicles; There Goes a Monster Truck, with Dave and Becky driving trucks and visiting a monster truck show; and There Goes a Tank, where Dave messes up in the military!
Extras are good also: bloopers, a song and an interactive construction zone, where you watch things blow up in forward or reverse.
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21 of 26 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Too Much Becky & Dave Fighting October 18, 2004
I am a strong supporter for the earlier Real Wheel Videos (before Dave and Becky began to fight during each of their episodes); however, this one should be skipped for more sensitive children. Specifically, Dave and Becky fight a little more harshly than in their previous videos, and I am not too keen on having my children exposed to monster trucks named "Big Dummy." Granted, they'll probably be exposed to this language later on, I'd just rather it didn't happen on my watch.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars We Love Big Trucks!!! October 1, 2003
My family and I are such huge fans of this series! When we found out there were two more DVD's (Rescue Adventures) out we bought them both right away! My 3 year son adores this whole series! Both my husband and my son particularly love this DVD because there are enormous trucks and they get to see just how they work and move. The DVD has some really cool special features as well. The bloopers are great and we think the host, Dave, is fantastic! If you have kids or know of any kids who would love to learn and have a great time doing it, this series of DVD's and videos is the way to go!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun for all! August 7, 2005
By Anna
This DVD collection is fantastic! Dave and Becky's on screen antics are a prime example of good clean television fun. My children love both characters and enjoy the playfulness between the two of them. My children especially loved the "There Goes a Monster Truck," where Dave and Becky get in on the action. The kids get a great insight into Monster Truck drivers and the interesting sport they perform. In fact, I even learned quite a bit after watching these videos. Also, this DVD comes highly recommended from other children's video websites including Sit back, relax, learn, and Enjoy!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
We purchased this for our son's 2nd birthday after he had seen it once on loan from a library. He absolutely loves the heavy construction equipment segment but isn't so interested in the other two segments. He literally barely blinks through the entire show. For us it is a blessing and a is our ace in the hole when we need to keep him occupied for a short time, but on the other hand he has a fit when he can't watch it over and over again! We love the fact that the video features real working equipment. It is quite educational!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for truck fanatics! March 21, 2007
My son is in love with monster trucks - this video has become his number one favorite video of all time. He would literally watch it 100 consecutive times if you allowed him to. This was money well spent.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Educational and Entertaining September 20, 2005
By E. L.
My 3 1/2 year old son LOVES these "There Goea A..." videos. He started watching them when he was just over a year old. He started to become interested in tanks, and started asking me a lot of questions about tanks (which I had no idea the answers), so I got him this video. He has now learned all about tanks, as well as other military vehicles. He even points them out while we're watching tv, and can tell me the official names of the trucks. He really likes the Monster Trucks and Bulldozers segments as well. "There Goes a Bulldozer" is the very first video he watched, so this was not a new one for him; however, he still loves to watch it. When we drive by a construction site, he names off every piece of machinery. While I find Dave irritating, my son thinks he is hilarious. I really like these videos for the fact that my son actually learns a lot from them about different vehicles and machinery.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it
Good clean fun for learning about these jobs and vehicles.
Published 1 month ago by VAParent
5.0 out of 5 stars nice movie
My son loves this series. It is really fun and educational. If you haven't tried this try different ones here.
Published 6 months ago by Jeanne Buesser
4.0 out of 5 stars trucks and tractors
If your son loves trucks and tractors, as mine does, he'll love this DVD! It keeps him interested by changing the content several times. Read more
Published 22 months ago by Gigi V.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great once on VHS, now great on DVD
These "There goes a ..." videos have been played in our house for 15 years or more. We were so pleased to find them renewed on DVD so our grandchildren can enjoy them. Read more
Published 24 months ago by J. Donaldson
4.0 out of 5 stars My son loves this movie!
My son is only 2 but absolutely loves this movie. We started off borrowing it from the library and had to buy it because he never wanted to return it. Read more
Published on May 25, 2012 by Kimberly D Campbell
4.0 out of 5 stars Movie for my child
This product was an order for my son. He was very anxious to get this movie. It came in a timely manner and made his day.
Published on September 6, 2011 by gjpalomino
5.0 out of 5 stars My son LOVES these!
My son just turned seven. He was originally given the videotapes of the "There goes a..." series by his older cousin (who is now fifteen) when *he* outgrew them. Read more
Published on February 5, 2011 by T. Dalton
3.0 out of 5 stars The kids like it, but the music drives me nuts
My 2 and 4 year old daughters love the Monster Truck segment. As others have stated the production seems pretty low budget. Read more
Published on August 16, 2007 by Leo Post
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Video for kids
Our 3-1/2 year old will watch this 24/7 if you let him. Great fun for the kids (which is nice for mom & dad too)
Published on June 30, 2006 by Jeremy Tucker
5.0 out of 5 stars mega truck adventures
Grandsons love trucks etc. They will get many hours of enjoyment from this dvd also. It is also a Christmas present.
Published on October 26, 2005 by Carolyn L. Brown
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