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WSR Detailed DVD Review
TV Set, The
Genre: Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 126 (Dec 2007) Of Widescreen Review®

David Duchovny, Sigourney Weaver, Ioan Gruffudd, Judy Greer, Fran Kranz, Lindsay Sloane, Justine Bateman, Lucy Davis, Willie Garson, M.C. Gainey & Philip Baker Hall

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 2.5
DD Sound Rating: 2.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features include up-front previews, two audio commentaries: one with Jake Kasdan, David Duchovny, Lindsay Sloane, and Aaron Ryder on the making of the film; and the other with Jake Kasdan and Judd Apatow on the inspiration for the film; the 14-minute featurette The Making Of The TV Set; and a deleted scene: Small Talk At The Upfronts.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2246059
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

For language
(Retail Price): $27.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 89
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2006
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 09/25/07
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Jake Kasdan
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Mike Klein

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.32:1 DVD can look very clean, with good detail and dimensionality, but it can look very soft and plagued by compression artifacts. The entire color scheme seems to push reds too vehemently, leading in fleshtones that look sunburnt and unnatural. Black levels are slightly elevated, but there aren

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