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|MXC Most Extreme Elimination Challenge Season 3|
Genres: Comedy, Television
Volume Three of the hit Spike television series MXC: Most Extreme Elimination Challenge offers up more comedy and disastrous spills! The hilarious cross between Mystery Science Theater 3000 and What's Up Tiger Lily brings ... more »
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DVDFanatic Review (excerpts)
shadyshall | NYC | 11/06/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
"I got this set early to review for DVDFanatic.com... Here are excerpts of my review:
The episodes in this set are a mysterious collection. To begin with, by the time the third season started in Spring 2004, it was so popular that a one-hour special episode was filmed, in which MXC games were played at Universal Studios in Florida by college students from the University of Central Florida and various other Orlando-area colleges. Titled "MXC Almost Live," it was a competition between the Geeks (with team captain guest star Tony Hawk) and the Greeks (team captain Tara Dakides). The episode was the season premier and is left off this set.
Secondly, there are 27 episodes in season three (including "MXC Almost Live"), but there are only 13 here - roughly half. And though they are presented in airdate order, the order here skips over a few episodes from September. Not sure why, but I can assume those episode will be present on Volume Four; I hope the same is true for "MXC Almost Live," but something tells me it will be completely "eliminated."
Episodes in this set are: "Republicans vs. Democrats vs. Third Party," "Unemployed vs. Environmentalists," "Snack Food Industry vs. Print Media," "Baby Products Industry vs. Paranormal," "Adventurers & Explorers vs. Dental Industry," "Country Kids vs. City Kids," "Organized Crime vs. Weight Loss Industry," "Novelty/ Gift Industry vs. The Death Industry," "The Amusement Park Industry vs. The World's Oldest Profession," "Oil Industry vs. Make-Over Industry," "Film Industry vs. Phobias," "Romance Industry vs. Firearm Industry" and "Footwear Industry vs. Electronic Gaming."
Thankfully, NO episodes are edited in this set, but the skipping over and season premier omittance is puzzling.
For some reason, the digipak slides out of the slipcase from the left side, instead of the standard right. Odd.
The special features for Volume Three are reduced just like the set. Basically, you get two more original Takeshi's Castle episodes (#s 1 & 67) and the throwaway "Kenny Blankenship's Top 25 Most Painful Eliminations of Volume Three." No commentaries, no behind-the-scenes, not much at all.
So you are buying this one mostly just for the random collection of season three episodes. Still worthy of purchase for sure -- but try to score it for as cheap as possible...
MMAfan | USA | 08/28/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Should be titled as Volume 3, not Season 3. Some people like me were wondering if this was the entire third season, 27 episodes, or just half, 13 episodes like all the other releases. This is a 13 episode set and is not the entire third season. The rest of the season i hope is put onto Volume 4.
Besides that, here you get a great amount of MXC, and plenty of funny episodes that are worth watching over and over again with your friends. Definately worth it!!!!
#1- Republicans vs. Democrats vs. Third Party
#2- Unemployed vs. Enviromentalists
#3- Snack Food vs. Print Media
#4- Baby Products Industry vs. Paranormal
#5- Dentists vs. Explorers
#6- Country Kids vs. City Kids
#7- Organized Crime vs. Weight Loss Industry
#8- Novelty & Gift Industry vs. The Death Industry
#9- The Amusement Park Industry vs. The World's Oldest Profession
#10- Oil Industry vs. Make-Over Industry
#11- Film Industry vs. Phobias
#12- Romance Industry vs. Firearm Industry
#13- The Footwear Industry vs. The Electronic Gaming Industry
Special features include:
Top 25 eliminations of this Volume!
2 complete episodes of Takeshi's Castle(#1 and #67)!"
M. Mikell | Virginia, USA | 12/21/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Absolutely hilarious show. The voice-overs add to the slapstick nature of the show. Perfect for the person with that zany sense of humor!"
NOT all episodes in season three
Charles C. Wilburn | 07/06/2009
(2 out of 5 stars)
"WARNING: You do not get all of season three. Season three consisted of 27 episodes. Here you only get 13 episodes."