Dungeons & Dragons - The Complete Animated Series
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- 27 episodes on five discs
- "Entering the Realm of Dungeons and Dragons" featurette
- Commentary on two episodes
- Full-length animated storyboard for one episode
- Interactive adventure
- 50 profiles of characters, creatures, and artifacts
- Short live-action fan film "Choices"
- Radio show-style presentation of unaired final episode
- Alternate and rare footage
- Art galleries
- DVD-ROM supplements
- 30 page booklet
Top Customer Reviews
Then I discovered a very disappointing problem. And I'm going to sound like a real nit-picker here - but I gotta state my case...
Any dedicated fan of this show is familiar with the episode "The Dragon's Graveyard" - generally considered to be the best episode of the entire series. That's the one where the kids decide to destroy Venger (the ultimate, evil bad guy) once and for all. They plan to do this by convincing Tiamat (the ultimate, evil 5-headed Dragon) to help them. It's a very cool story, because the good guys basically team up with one arch villain in order to settle their grudge match with another arch villain. As a kid in the 80's, I videotaped this series and "The Dragon's Graveyard" was one episode that I went back and watched repeatedly. So, I know that episode almost by heart. One of the things I always loved about that episode, and which I still remember clearly, was its powerful musical score.Read more ›
In 2006, Dungeons & Dragons- The Complete Animated Series was released in a re-mastered 5-disc boxed set loaded with extras by BCI Eclipse. The only negative was that certain episodes had some of its original music replaced. This set is now out-of-print and can only be bought from private sellers since BCI closed down in 2008.Read more ›
Naturally, Murphy's Law had to kick in, in the form of The Walt Disney Company.
Nine episodes (every episode from "City At The Edge Of Midnight" until the finale, with the exception of "The Traitor", "The Last Illusion", and "The Dungeon At The Heart Of Dawn"-one third of the show's 27 episodes, for those counting at home) have had three pieces of music-one "oasis" theme and two fast-paced, dramatic battle themes-replaced. All three were penned and conducted by Rob Walsh. To the experienced fan of the cartoons of Marvel and Sunbow, this replacement comes as a surprise, since Walsh's music was never removed from Rhino's Sunbow releases, where it is extremely prevalent, to the point of even totally supplanting that of Johnny Douglas.
What makes this especially aggravating is that the UK DVDs were untouched, "The Dungeon At The Heart Of Dawn" (a Walsh-heavy episode) is untouched, and Disney has created new music that is really bad, a maddening choice considering that the majority of the missing cues have been replaced by the familiar music of Johnny Douglas (and other than in "The Dragon's Graveyard", where Walsh's music is vital, the change is not immediately recognizable).Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
you know today in the real world parents are wimps!!! yet we grew up watch cartoons like these there better than what we got nowPublished 22 days ago by spook_rejects
The full series from my so called 80s childhood! Still as good today!Published 23 days ago by Linn Rogers
Loved watching this when I was young and now my kids get to enjoy the fun too.Published 1 month ago by Stephen
There are two reasons I gave this three stars: One, when I started looking at this item, I added it to my cart at a price of $7.98. Read morePublished 1 month ago by R. Thomas
This series still holds value in my eyes. A great way to introduce new comers to the world of "Table Top" gaming and RPG evironments. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. Burns
The animated series brings the books to life. After reading the Dragonlance series, seeing the animated series adds a little more to the adventure. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer