The only special features on Disc One of this two-disc set are previews (Note: Set Up Menu Advises no re-eq needed) and an option to view either the unrated or theatrical version of the film. Disc Two includes five deleted scenes; three improvisational scenes; the following featurettes: A Short Story Of The ABA (seven minutes), Re-Creating The ABA (13 minutes), Love Me Sexy
Jackie Moon (Ferrell) is the owner, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics, a Semi-Pro team in the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976, with the ABA teetering on the brink of oblivion, the NBA agrees to absorb the ABA's top four teams prior to the associations' demise, which is scheduled for the end of the season. Jackie wants desperately to play in the NBA, but the Tropics are the worst team in the league. Jackie trades a washing machine to another ABA team for a player named Monix (Harrelson), who was a one-time NBA benchwarmer, in hopes of catapulting his rag-tag team of has-beens to fourth place in the ABA. (Stacey Pendry)
The anamorphically enhanced 2.32:1 DVD shows solid black levels with good shadow delineation, which creates a believable sense of depth and dimensionality to the picture. Resolution is delivered fairly well, although it does have a somewhat soft appearance, especially on medium and longer shots. Fleshtones have a reddish hue, although it isn
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