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Old 10-24-2012, 07:27 PM   #1
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Australia Seinfeld, ever on Blu-ray?

This is my favorite show and I just don't understand why it hasn't had a BD release, best show ever but still no word.I mean Friends gets Blu-ray and Seinfeld is 1000x better but still no release date?
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Old 10-25-2012, 01:22 AM   #2
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This is my favorite show and I just don't understand why it hasn't had a BD release, best show ever but still no word.I mean Friends gets Blu-ray and Seinfeld is 1000x better but still no release date?
go to the head of the class Jimmy could not and would not disagree please please please can we have seinfeld pronto
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Old 10-25-2012, 03:53 AM   #3
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I agree! There's no reason why it cant, it was filmed in 35mm and has been opened up to 1.78:1 for syndication. For the most part it should look superb!
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Old 10-25-2012, 04:16 AM   #4
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TV on Blu Ray is really bad. So much HD stuff comes out on DVD yet doesn't come out on Blu Ray. I hate it as I don't want to have to keep buying DVDs.
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Old 10-25-2012, 04:32 AM   #5
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I agree! There's no reason why it cant, it was filmed in 35mm and has been opened up to 1.78:1 for syndication. For the most part it should look superb!
while in Germany, i managed to watch them in HD and it looked just great, can only expect the bluray to be amazing
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:51 AM   #6
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This is my favorite show and I just don't understand why it hasn't had a BD release, best show ever but still no word.I mean Friends gets Blu-ray and Seinfeld is 1000x better but still no release date?
Totally agree. Seinfeld deserves a blu-ray release. Way better show than Friends.
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:29 AM   #7
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This is getting old. Every time I walk by the Friends box set Blu-ray I shake my head.

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Old 12-25-2012, 05:52 PM   #8
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This is getting old. Every time I walk by the Friends box set Blu-ray I shake my head.

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Old 12-25-2012, 06:43 PM   #9
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This is my favorite show and I just don't understand why it hasn't had a BD release, best show ever but still no word.I mean Friends gets Blu-ray and Seinfeld is 1000x better but still no release date?
Seinfeld is just awful. Awful awful awful.

That said, I'm all for older TV series getting a complete release on Blu-ray. I just worry that it's not profitable enough for studios. I may never see MY favorites on blu.
An OT release of the Star Wars Trilogy is the "gay marriage" of home video: the dark side keeps fighting against it, saying that only a small amount of people really want it. However, in no way will it affect their love and enjoyment of their current "situation."
And the good side realizes that it will make millions of people happy and society will only benefit from it.
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:39 AM   #10
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Seinfeld is just awful. Awful awful awful.
Sienfeld is widely considered to be the best sitcom ever on TV (in competition with I Love Lucy). It's really too bad you don't find it funny.
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:20 PM   #11
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Sienfeld is widely considered to be the best sitcom ever on TV (in competition with I Love Lucy). It's really too bad you don't find it funny.
I know I'm in the minority...though I don't care. I Love Lucy is classic and phenomenal. Seinfeld is a bunch of whiney jokes by a non-actor.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:20 PM   #12
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I must admit when i met my wife years ago she loved Seinfeld and i said that i hated it, it was stupid and the characters werent funny and that i would never watch it etc etc then for some reason i started watching it and ever since i have been and still am a huge fan Anyway i would love this to come out on BD

I find that im have certain perceptions about shows and movies but sometimes they change when i watch them or give them ago eg im not into Marvel at all and long after they were released i watched Iron man and Batman Begins and Spiderman and thought they were really good but then there are shows that i/we just dont like no matter what and "not that there's anything wrong with that"

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Old 12-28-2012, 06:11 AM   #13
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I must admit when i met my wife years ago she loved Seinfeld and i said that i hated it, it was stupid and the characters werent funny and that i would never watch it etc etc then for some reason i started watching it and ever since i have been and still am a huge fan Anyway i would love this to come out on BD

I find that im have certain perceptions about shows and movies but sometimes they change when i watch them or give them ago eg im not into Marvel at all and long after they were released i watched Iron man and Batman Begins and Spiderman and thought they were really good but then there are shows that i/we just dont like no matter what and "not that there's anything wrong with that"

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I've tried watching it a few times. I just can't stand Seinfeld. I don't find him funny. And I think all of the characters are horribly annoying. I want to punch all of them.
An OT release of the Star Wars Trilogy is the "gay marriage" of home video: the dark side keeps fighting against it, saying that only a small amount of people really want it. However, in no way will it affect their love and enjoyment of their current "situation."
And the good side realizes that it will make millions of people happy and society will only benefit from it.
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Old 01-01-2013, 09:00 PM   #14
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Thats your taste,Fine I wonder how this show would do outside the US

well this show looks great in HD16x9(on TV) not only is the picture better than the dvds,but the cropping
is no problem at all,The Dvds have fantastic features ,But Blue Rays would be welcome
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Old 01-01-2013, 09:27 PM   #15
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Thats your taste,Fine I wonder how this show would do outside the US

well this show looks great in HD16x9(on TV) not only is the picture better than the dvds,but the cropping
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l,The Dvds have fantastic features ,But Blue Rays would be welcome


^ I'm guessing because there isn't any cropping at all? lol
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^ I'm guessing because there isn't any cropping at all? lol
Consensus seems to be (even from someone who worked on it), Seinfeld was shot 4-perf 35mm with no widescreen presentation in mind. Like ST:TNG.

There are some SD/HD network comparisons online which show no cropping but they're flawed since most networks simply take the HD version and centre cut it for their SD broadcast. In those situations, the SD version is actually double-cropped!

Comparing the actual DVDs to the HD broadcasts reveals obvious cropping.

Does it matter for a show like Seinfeld? Probably not. But saying it's not cropped at all is simply misinformation.

Edit: Here's a very quick comparison screen I made from the HD widescreen vs the DVDs:

http://img404.imageshack.us/img404/2...ld720s07e0.jpg (HD)
http://img715.imageshack.us/img715/6...5thehottub.jpg (DVD)

While not the best comparison to show, it's still easy to see we lose a little from the top, gain a little on the sides, and lose quite a lot from the bottom.

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Old 01-07-2013, 11:19 AM   #17
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http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Seinfe...Blu-ray/33557/

They have series 1 listed for a future blu-ray release. On 3 blu-ray. No other details or release date have been confirmed.
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Old 02-25-2013, 03:35 PM   #18
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I have been dying to trade in my DVD series and go to Blu. This is the only TV Show I would ever buy on Blu...well...maybe Family Guy.
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Old 02-28-2013, 11:00 PM   #19
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I have been dying to trade in my DVD series and go to Blu. This is the only TV Show I would ever buy on Blu...well...maybe Family Guy.
But early Family Guy was probably only made in SD anyway, so there's less to gain.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:44 AM   #20
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http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Seinfe...Blu-ray/33557/

They have series 1 listed for a future blu-ray release. On 3 blu-ray. No other details or release date have been confirmed.
Does this site usually have a good track record with these kinds of listings?
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