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  1. Ben Stiller, Bob Odenkirk, Janeane Garofalo, and William Shatner Invite […]In the more than 150 From the Archives articles I’ve written, I’ve looked at a wide variety of genres of comedy: variety shows, late night […]
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    Dan Harmon Is Tired in This Community S5 ExtraHe laments pitching another D&D episode in this clip.
  3. The ‘Community’ Season 4 DVD Doesn’t Feature Dan Harmon CommentaryCommunity’s fourth season (a.k.a. the Dan Harmon-less season) was released on DVD last month, and the box set didn’t feature an audio […]
  4. Finding Long Lost Jack Benny EpisodesThe last time on From the Archives that we checked in on Jack Benny, it was towards the end of his career, in 1973. While he was getting on in […]
  5. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000 XXVVII’ on DVDComedy nerds and science nerds alike already know about Mystery Science Theater 3000. In case you’re not in the know: the Peabody Award-winning […]
  6. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘The Bitter Buddha’ on DVDEvery good stand-up comedian knows that it’s both a blessing and a curse to be a “comic’s comic.” On the one hand, you receive high praise and […]
  7. Strolling Through Johnny Carson’s Vault via DVDUsually here at From the Archives, the titular archives refers to the incredibly vast one at the Paley Center, but this week we’re going to be […]
  8. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Daria: The Complete Animated Series’If you are even vaguely aware of the 90s, you have probably heard of Daria. If not, let me fill you in: Daria Morgendorffer and her […]
  9. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Web Therapy’ Season 2Although the third season of Web Therapy does not begin until July 23rd, the complete second season of the Showtime series came out this week […]
  10. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Workaholics’ Season 3The slackers of TelAmeriCorp are back with the third season of Workaholics, available on DVD and Blu-Ray this week! Season three of the hit […]
  11. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Wilfred’ Season 2The third season of Wilfred premieres this week, but you can start slobbering now because the second season of the dark comedy is available on […]
  12. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Save The Date’Save The Date, a quirky comedy starring Allison Brie and Lizzy Caplan is out on Blu-Ray today. The indie romcom was directed by the relatively […]
  13. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: Pete Holmes’s ‘Nice Try, The Devil’Nice Try, The Devil, the new Comedy Central standup special from the You Made it Weird and future TBS late night host (and also voice of that […]
  14. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Repo Man’ Criterion CollectionOwning a 1980s cult classic comedy sci-fi action movie on DVD can be fun, but owning a copy of that same movie on a Criterion Collection DVD […]
  15. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘John Dies at the End’Starting this week sci-fi horror comedy John Dies at the End is available on DVD and Blu-Ray. The movie, based on Cracked senior editor David […]
  16. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Bachelorette’ on DVDIn case you missed it during its short theatrical release and its availability online since then, last year’s movie Bachelorette is out today […]
  17. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Enlightened’ Season 1It took a while for Enlightened to fully gain the public’s recognition, but by the time it finished its second season this past Sunday, it had […]
  18. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Delocated’ Seasons 1 and 2For the past few years Delocated has existed as one of the stranger live action shows on Adult Swim (but always in good company). Jon Glaser’s […]
  19. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’This week animated Disney feature Wreck-it Ralph comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray. The movie boasts a huge cast of comedians, including John C. […]
  20. Fun Thing To Buy of the Day: Louis C.K.-Related StuffLouis C.K. has a lot of wisdom on a lot of different subjects, so much so that we collected a whole bunch of it in one place for you guys. […]
  21. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Rocko’s Modern Life’ The Complete SeriesThis week the complete series of Joe Murray’s Nickelodeon cartoon Rocko’s Modern Life is available on DVD for the first time ever. The show, […]
  22. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Argo’Although it would be quite a stretch to call Ben Affleck’s movie about the 1979 Iran hostage a comedy, Argo is exceptional enough and has just […]
  23. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Best In Show’ on Blu-RayIn honor of the mockumentary’s 12-year anniversary (?) Best in Show is finally available on Blu-Ray starting today! See all the breeds — […]
  24. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Robot & Frank’Great news for grandpas and robots and the people who love them: Robot & Frank is now on DVD! The film, which came out last summer, tells the […]
  25. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Say Anything’Do you like Valentine’s Day? If so, do you try to coordinate your DVD purchases with whatever holiday you might be celebrating? If so, maybe […]
  26. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Nurse Jackie’ Season 4Season 4 of Showtime pill-popping adultery medical comedy series Nurse Jackie comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray today. Emmy-award winning Edie Falco […]
  27. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Cougar Town’ Season 3Season 3 of Cougar Town is out on DVD this week, and if you’ve already taken the time to get over that off-putting name, you should probably go […]
  28. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Eugene Mirman - An Evening of Comedy in a […]Maybe you know Brooklyn comedian Eugene Mirman from his stand up or variety show hosting gigs, or perhaps you recognize his voice as weird kid […]
  29. ‘Fridays’ Starring Larry David and Michael Richards Finally Gets a DVD […] The sketch comedy show Fridays has been unavailable on home video or in reruns since it originally aired in the early 1980s, with a […]
  30. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Happy Endings: Seasons 1 & 2’If you read this site, you’ve probably heard that Happy Endings is ah-mah-zing. Maybe you’ve even watched an episode or two. Well, the show is […]
  31. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Taxi: The Complete Series’Thirty-four years ago today, a little sitcom about a New York cab company hit the air. Five seasons and a couple dozen awards later, Taxi was […]
  32. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Community: the Complete Third Season’The fourth season of Community premieres on Friday, October 19 on NBC. But that’s a whole month and a half away! Why not tide yourself over […]
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    Vulture Recommends: If You Still Buy DVDs, You Should Buy TheseNot everything can be streamed!
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    Watch a Preview of Louie Season Two DVD CommentaryKids these days!
  35. The Complete ‘Get a Life’ Is Coming on 9/18Good news! Chris Elliot’s cult classic Get a Life is finally coming to DVD, and it now has a release date and you can pre-order it. It’s coming […]
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    Spielberg to Put Guns Back in E.T.No walkie-talkies to see here. Move along now.
  37. Chris Elliott’s Get a Life Finally Coming to DVD This FallChris Elliott’s much-loved cult classic sitcom Get a Life has been tough to watch, since there’s never been an official release of it. It […]
  38. The Muppets Parody Trailers Live to Fight Another Day We’ve missed you so much, Muppets parody trailers. We don’t even mind that this time, you’re only an ad for the March 20 DVD release of a […]
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    Netflix Continues to Admit to MistakesAnd somehow, the stock keeps diving.
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    Warner Bros. Planning Artificial Harry Potter ShortageYou’ve been warned.
  41. Bridesmaids Deleted Scenes Fill Our Brain Plates with Joke Salad Right in time for the “Melissa McCarthy only got an Emmy because of Bridesmaids” backlash, here come the deleted scenes to remind us that she […]
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    Upon Head’s Blu-ray Release, Two Monkees Disagree on Its WorthMicky Dolenz loves the surreal 1968 curio, while Peter Tork says it’s “extremely bleak.”