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Typical of British drama, production values are low while the caliber of scriptwriting and acting is unsurpassed. Rumpole is a rare example of a television serial that is as appealing and engaging on its 10th viewing as it was on its first. A&E's 14-disc megaset includes all 42 episodes from the series' seven seasons, plus the 1982 two-hour special Rumpole's Return, introductions by and an interview with John Mortimer, and other bonus material. --Erik Macki
An excellent series. Very good video quality. Rumpole and company are full of irony, wit, jibes, sarcasm and delightful British humour. No regrets and the price was right! Read morePublished 14 days ago by Amazon Customer
Truly a treasure of entertainment with added insight from John Mortimer, himself. Beautifully crafted episodes well presented on these DVD's. Excellent video and audio.Published 1 month ago by Rosemary Harris
I remember first watching "Rumpole" aka Leo McKern on PBS when it aired, I believe, for the first time on PBS. I was instantly hooked. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Nathaniel Ames
My set had a number of defective DVDs--DVDs that would freeze in certain spots. Of course, the series itself is first-rate; it's just this "pressing" that presented, for... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jeff A. Stevens
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|Difference between Megaset and season sets||
From what I have seen, these are slim cases of the discs that were in the season sets. Nothing added or deleted from the discs as originally released.
Feb 17, 2008 by Eric Pregosin | See all 2 posts
Sadly, no subbies and no closed captions for the hearing impaired.
Feb 17, 2008 by Eric Pregosin | See all 39 posts
|CC thru tv ?||
It looks like you posted this quite a while ago and never received any input. I don't know whether or not you've figure it out since then but thought I'd let you know what I've discovered.
Basically, with the new DVD players and the new flat screen TVs CC is impossible. CC only worked using the... Read More
Oct 13, 2010 by Amazon Customer | See all 4 posts