Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / News Blog / Buy TV Shows on DVD

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

Laverne & Shirley links and theme songs at Sitcoms Online / Laverne & Shirley Photo Gallery


Laverne & Shirley - The Complete First Season

Buy Laverne & Shirley - The Complete First Season on DVD
Laverne & Shirley - The Second Season

Buy Laverne & Shirley - The Second Season on DVD
Laverne & Shirley - The Third Season

Buy Laverne & Shirley - The Third Season on DVD
Laverne & Shirley - The Fourth Season

Buy Laverne & Shirley - The Fourth Season on DVD
Laverne & Shirley - The Fifth Season

Buy Laverne & Shirley - The Fifth Season on DVD
Laverne & Shirley - The Sixth Season

Buy Laverne & Shirley - The Sixth Season on DVD
Laverne & Shirley - The Seventh Season

Buy Laverne & Shirley - The Seventh Season on DVD
Laverne & Shirley - The Eighth and Final Season

Buy Laverne & Shirley - The Eighth and Final Season on DVD
Laverne & Shirley - The Complete Series

Buy Laverne & Shirley - The Complete Series on DVD

Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > 1970s Sitcoms > Laverne & Shirley
User Name
Password


Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, search, view attachments, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

SitcomsOnline Digest: Disney to Acquire Much of Fox; Roseanne Debut Date Set for ABC
Fri-Yay: The Year in Sitcoms; NBC Sets Premiere for A.P. Bio
MeTV January 2018 Schedule Has Diff'rent Strokes; HBO Hit Comedy Returns for 2nd Year
getTV Acquires Norman Lear Sitcoms; Comedy Central Gets Scripted Comedy
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Starts on TBS Jan. 4; Fuller House Season 3, Part 2 Premieres Just in Time for the Holidays!
American Dad! Christmas Special on TBS; Jessica Jones Returns for 2nd Season
Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 11, 2017)
SitcomsOnline Digest: Danny Masterson Fired From Netflix Series The Ranch; Disney/Fox Merger a Step Closer?
Fri-Yay: Superstore's Christmas Special; This Is It! One Day at a Time Returns for 2nd Year
Another Period Returns Jan. 23; Pop Orders Comedy Pilot from Krysten Ritter
TBS Launches New Comedy Tarantula; Inside the Actors Studio with Kristen Wiig
The Nanny Coming to COZI TV in January; GSN Adds Chris Harrison Episodes of Millionaire
Full House Heads to Hallmark Channel in January 2018; CBS Mid-Season 2018 Schedule


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-23-2006, 12:11 PM   #1
silvergirl111
First Time Poster
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 23, 2006
Location: Buffalo
Posts: 1
Default DVD Scam?

I found this link today and was surprised at it, saying that you could buy all 8 seasons on DVD for $199.99. Does anyone know if this is for real? I know that the first season is the only official release from Paramount.

http://www.tvdvdplanet.com/movies/co...FQ-4WAod2Xi9pQ
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2006, 07:11 PM   #2
MikeL
Senior Member
Mike Lutton Dvd Legond!
 
MikeL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 05, 2005
Location: usa pennsyvania
Posts: 5,330
Default

i been there it could be a scam u send them money never get the dvds u could check it out but i do think its a scam just my thought
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2006, 10:45 AM   #3
shotzette
Senior Member
De Facto Queen of Everything
 
shotzette's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 30, 2004
Location: DC Metropolitan area
Posts: 1,094
Default

I'd be cautious, silvergirl111. Paramount owns the copyright to Laverne & Shirley, so at the very best these DVDs are bootlegs made from someone taping the syndicated shows on VHS and transfering them to DVD. As MikeL pointed out in his post, however, there is a strong possiblity that you would never receive anything.

The fact that I found two grammatical errors in the copy makes me very suspicious that this company is legitimate or reputable. The fact that they advertise "custom" art work and the fact that the DVD box looks like it's cheaply produced print work are also red flags.

If you elect to go this route, try to use Pay Pal or a very low-limit, highly regulated credit card. This ad seems eerily close to a phishing scam to me.

Good luck!

Shotzette
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2006, 04:15 PM   #4
MikeL
Senior Member
Mike Lutton Dvd Legond!
 
MikeL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 05, 2005
Location: usa pennsyvania
Posts: 5,330
Default

yeah isnt there warning on dvds about copywright of material of such shows go to prison and about 5 grand of bail or something like that or a huge fine. that why i do not do buisness online or with people i do not know no matter who they are.u must know who r what u dealing with before u go sending 100s of dollors to some company i had the tempation 2 ordor the Gimme a break complete set but did not want take any chances anyway good luck if u do not get anything back i may consider filing lawsuit.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2006, 04:31 PM   #5
robyrob
Moderator
Forum Legend
certified wackball#3
 
robyrob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 03, 2003
Location: hiding under the third booth at Arnold's
Posts: 54,458
Default

yeah, those guys are scammers - they are selling homemade copies of the dvd's just made up with fancy artwork.

I think you'll notice that some of their stuff (for other shows) has different packaging/artwork than official releases, and often are priced as much as TWICE what you can find them for in reputable stores.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2006, 09:02 AM   #6
Already Gone
Senior Member
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 31, 2004
Posts: 2,585
Default

There is another site, dvdavenue.tv that you might want to avoid as well. I believe it is like tvdvdplanet. You're better off waiting for the official release of these shows.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2006, 01:15 PM   #7
Lamont
Senior Member
Lamont says Smile!
 
Lamont's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 28, 2005
Location: Deep in the Heart of Nowhere
Posts: 5,075
Default

the person/people who do that site have like 12 MIRROR SITES with different names

some of the sets are good some are not, BUT all are WAY OVERPRICED

they get sets from traders and then try to make them look official and charge u hundreds for them--- u can get the SAME SETS from traders in swap---

THE WORST THING IS many of the "complete" sets are NOT complete and they KNOW THEY ARE NOT, they just pretend and figure noone will check

WORST PART also , the money back guarantee only applies if its UNOPENED, so if u take the plastic wrap off and check and quality sucks-- too bad!
__________________

I have not been trading for some time now, so please do not ask---- sorry, i cannot help you!
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2006, 10:03 PM   #8
neubium
Occasional Poster
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 21, 2006
Posts: 3
Default

I ordered and received the complete set from tvplanet without an issue. With delivery it came to 220 +/-. I have not opened the cds to view any episode. I had purchased the set as a gift for my sister. My father recently passed away. We can both remember him holding his ribs with tears rolling down his face from the diner episode. I will let you know if the quality is as you predict. Too late for me. Anyone else ordered the set?
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2006, 09:42 AM   #9
neubium
Occasional Poster
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 21, 2006
Posts: 3
Default

I opened the set last night after reading the information. The copies are as suspected. Although they are not terrible, it does look as if they were copied from television and then placed on a dvd. On the bottom right of the screen the "Lifetime, Real Women" network designation is displayed.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2006, 10:41 PM   #10
shotzette
Senior Member
De Facto Queen of Everything
 
shotzette's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 30, 2004
Location: DC Metropolitan area
Posts: 1,094
Default

Ouch! I'm sorry that you got burned, Neubium. That stinks, and the sellers of the DVDs put themselves in a very actionable position.

Frankly, I'd be tempted to forward the website to Lifetime Real Women and let their legal team have a go at the people who sold you the DVDs. Just my .02.

Shotzette
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2006, 10:46 PM   #11
Brian Damage
Moderator
Forum Legend
I'm Rich Bitch
 
Brian Damage's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 03, 2002
Location: What Ain't No Country I Ever Heard Of...They Speak English in What?
Posts: 62,202
Send a message via AIM to Brian Damage
Default

AVOID bootleggers and bootleg copies! Just be patient and wait for official releases.
__________________
The Key to the Kingdom of Heaven: John 3:3

Money Doesn't Buy Happiness...But I'd Rather Cry in My Private Jet
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:43 PM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.5.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.