Get on down to the basement for a rockin' flashback to the swinging '70s. As the partying begins, Red decides he's been too lenient, so he sets up a few new house rules. This not only makes the kids miserable, but makes ... more »Kitty feel like she's been a bad mother. Hyde feels even worse after he finds his long-lost father tending bar at a local dive. Meanwhile, as Donna and Eric continue dating, Jackie begins pursuing Hyde, which upsets Kelso even though he's dating Laurie. And Fez finally gets a girlfriendĀ?only to discover (too late) that she's certifiably psycho!« less
"That '70s Show Season 3 is, by far, one of the best seasons of the show's entire span. NOVEMBER 15 (2 days before my birthday).
Get on down to the basement for a rockin' flashback to the swinging '70s. As the partying begins, Red decides he's been too lenient, so he sets up a few new house rules. This not only makes the kids miserable, but makes Kitty feel like she's been a bad mother. Hyde feels even worse after he finds his long-lost father tending bar at a local dive. Meanwhile, as Donna and Eric continue dating, Jackie begins pursuing Hyde, which upsets Kelso even though he's dating Laurie. And Fez finally gets a girlfriend - only to discover (too late) that she's certifiably psycho!
This 4-disc set will include all 25 episodes (525 mins) from the third season, along with a lot of extras. The picture will be 1.33:1, and the audio in English Dolby Surround.
Disc contents include:
Disc 1: 3.01: Reefer Madness 3.02: Red Sees Red 3.03: Hyde's Father 3.04: Too Old To Trick Or Treat, Too Young To Die 3.05: Roller Disco 3.06: Eric's Panties
Bonus: ++ "Reefer Madness" Intro by Danny Masterson ++ Intro to "Red Sees Red" by Debra Jo Rupp ++ "Hyde's Father" Intro by Danny Masterson ++ "Too Old To Trick Or Treat, Too Young To Die" Intro by Mila Kunis ++ "Roller Disco" Intro by Wilmer Valderrama ++ Intro to "Eric's Panties" by Debra Jo Rupp ++ Commentary on "Too Old To Trick Or Treat, Too Young To Die" by Director David Trainer and ++ Writer Patrick Kienlen ++ Commentary on "Eric's Panties" by Director David Trainer and Writer Patrick Kienlen ++ Season Three: Overview
Disc 2: 3.07: Baby Fever 3.08: Jackie Bags Hyde 3.09: Hyde's Christmas Rager 3.10: Ice Shack 3.11: Who Wants It More 3.12: Fez Gets The Girl 3.13: Dine & Dash
Bonus: ++ "Jackie Bags Hyde" Intro by Kurwood Smith ++ "Hyde's Christmas Rager" Intro by Danny Masterson ++ "Ice Shack" Intro by Mila Kunis ++ "Who Wants It More" Intro by Kurwood Smith ++ "Fez Gets The Girl" Intro by Wilmer Valderrama ++ "Dine & Dash" Intro by Don Stark ++ Commentary on "Dine & Dash" by Director David Trainer and Writer Patrick Kienlen
Disc 3: 3.14: Radio Daze 3.15: Donna's Panties 3.16: Romantic Weekend 3.17: Kitty's Birthday (That's Today?!) 3.18: The Trials Of M. Kelso 3.19: Eric's Naughty No-No 3.20: Holy Craps
Bonus: ++ "Romantic Weekend" Intro by Kurwood Smith ++ "Kitty's Birthday (That's Today?!)" Intro by Debra Jo Rupp ++ "The Trials Of M. Kelso" Intro by Don Stark ++ Commentary on "Radio Daze" by Director David Trainer
Disc 4: 3.21: Fez Dates Donna 3.22: Eric's Drunken Tattoo 3.23: Canadian Road Trip 3.24: Backstage Pass 3.25: The Promise Ring 3.26: And here's a list of the extras:
Bonus: ++ "Fez Dates Donna" Intro by Don Stark ++ "Canadian Road Trip" Intro by Wilmer Valderrama ++ "Backstage Pass" Intro by Kurwood Smith ++ Commentary on "Eric's Drunken Tattoo" by Director David Trainer ++ Commentary on " The Promise Ring" by Director David Trainer"
A great show that will go down in history!
SofaKing381222 | Sugar Land, TX United States | 09/13/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"There are very few shows that I can actually sit with my parents and watch without being bored or embarassed. This is none of thos shows that your whole family will enjoy! My parents watch this show and love seeing all the things that they grew up with, and it is interesting to me to see how they grew up. This is one of the few shows that I would buy on DVD, if I could only buy my favorites. The show follows the exploits of 6 friends (Eric, Donna, Fez, Kelso, Jackie, and Hyde) but the show doesn't only focus on them, but relates the show to the parents too, and I think that is a major factor of it's sucess. It's a very well written show starring many up and coming actors and you will love to watch these episodes over and over agoin with your loved ones.
Episodes: 1) Oct 3 2000 Reefer Madness (2) 2) Oct 10 2000 Red Sees Red 3) Oct 17 2000 Hyde's Father 4) Oct 31 2000 Too Old to Trick or Treat, Too Young to Die 5) Nov 14 2000 Roller Disco 6) Nov 21 2000 Eric's Panties 7) Nov 28 2000 Baby Fever 8) Dec 12 2000 Jackie Bags Hyde 9) Dec 19 2000 Hyde's Christmas Rager 10) Jan 9 2001 Ice Shack 11) Jan 10 2001 Who Wants It More? 12) Jan 16 2001 Fez Gets the Girl 13) Jan 30 2001 Dine and Dash 14) Feb 6 2001 Radio Daze 15) Feb 13 2001 Donna's Panties 16) Feb 20 2001 Romantic Weekend 17) Feb 27 2001 Kitty's Birthday (Is That Today!?) 18) Mar 13 2001 The Trials Of Michael Kelso 19) Mar 27 2001 Eric's Naughty No-No 20) Apr 17 2001 Holy Craps! 21) May 1 2001 Fez Dates Donna 22) May 1 2001 Eric's Drunken Tattoo 23) May 8 2001 Canadian Road Trip 24) May 15 2001 Backstage Pass 25) May 22 2001 The Promise Ring"
One of the best shows on TV!!
E. Dominguez | Riverside, CA | 10/13/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This is one of the best TV sitcoms I've seen on TV in a LONG LONG time!! If you have never seen it before, you HAVE to check it out!!
The show is set in the 70's (obviously) but they deal with topics that everyone can relate to. The unique thing about this show is how they constantly go into fantasy sequences which are always hilarious!!
The whole cast is outstanding!! I love the way they interact with each other and you can tell that the actors are having a great time. I've seen this show taped live several times and they have so much fun!! All the actors take the time to meet and sign autographs for everyone at the end of the taping.
I enjoy watching this show over and over. I own the first two seasons on DVD, I watch the re-runs everyday, I watch the new episodes every week and I go to see it taped live every chance I get. I still have not gotten enough of this show. I would give this show more stars if I could.
DEFINITELY BUY ALL THREE SEASONS!!!"
A definite guilty pleasure.
Alexiel | United States | 07/12/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Anyone who is reading this review and has futilely tried to explain to skeptical friends why you watch this series knows what I mean by my review title.
I used to be one of those people. I'd see the promos and say to myself "That show must be crap! How can anyone watch that dreck?" Then, one day in 2003, I actually sat down and watched a few episodes on FX and found myself amused. So I watched more. Before long I was a regular viewer. I can definitely understand why some people hate this show, I don't attempt to objectively claim it is good, but personally I enjoy it.
"That 70s Show" is about a group of teenage friends growing up in the fictional town of Point Place, Wisconsin, from 1976-1979. There is Eric Forman, the most responsible of the group, uncomfortably poised between being a self-assured young man and a total geek. Stephen Hyde is the cynical, anti-establishment burnout who comes from a bad home life who sees a prison term in his future. He lives with Eric's family. Donna Pinciotti is the tall redhead who lives next door to Eric and quickly becomes his girlfriend. She is also one of the more responsible ones of the group. Jackie Burkhart is the shallow, vain princess. Fez is the overly horny foreign exchange student with a shaky grasp of American culture and human nature in general. Michael Kelso is the impossibly stupid, irresponsible, and horny pretty boy of the group. The kids hang out in the Eric's basement. Eric's no-nonsense tough guy father Red, nervous mother Kitty, and wrathful, slutty sister Laurie are all featured prominently.
The casting and acting is good, as all of them are very believable in their roles, especially Topher Grace as Eric, Laura Prepon as Donna, and Ashton Kutcher as Kelso.
Secondary characters include hippie burnout Leo (Tommy Chong), Donna's parents (Don Stark and Tanya Roberts), and Pastor Dave (Kevin McDonald), among others.
Season 3 is where "That 70s Show" really gets going for me. The first season was good in spots but very uneven, and Season 2 improved a lot, but Season 3 is where the show really comes into its own. In the earlier season they try and bludgeon you with the fact it was the 70s, and it all seemed unnecessary (the bumpers of singing posters, cumbersome references, etc.).
However by Season 3 a lot of that is gone and the humor really picks up. The characters I find the funniest are Eric and Kelso, and this season has some my favorite moments. It's also the season I started with. Here are some of the more notable episodes:
"Reefer Madness" - Red cracks down when Hyde is arrested for possession of marijuana. It features a *hilarious* parody of the 1936 anti-marijuana film "Reefer Madness."
"Too Old to Trick or Treat, Too Young to Die" - An interesting parody of Hitchcock films.
"Roller Disco" - Kelso gets jealous when Jackie and Fez enter a roller disco competition, while Red gets sued for wrongful termination by an employee he fired. This episode has one of my favorite Kelso lines: "Hey, the next contestants are cheaters! The brown guy's a robot!"
"Eric's Panties" - Probably near unanimously a Top 10 "That 70s Show" episode. Eric has a sexy lab partner and Donna gets angry when she finds panties in Eric's car. Highlights of this episode are Donna's now-famous fantasy sequence, Kelso and Fez reacting to finding out who the panties belong to, and the part that always cracks me up: Kelso's panty detective work (the way he delivers his lines in this part is great) and Hyde's subsequent comment.
"Ice Shack" - Kelso's plan to win Jackie back by taking her on a double date with Donna and Eric to an ice fishing shack goes awry, while Hyde and Leo have trouble with the police.
"Who Wants It More" - Eric and Donna wage war against one another by "holding out;" Kelso thinks he sees a U.F.O.; Red reassesses his life when he's nearly killed by a tree.
"Fez Gets the Girl" - The group fight over who gets Donna's extra Led Zeppelin ticket; Eric lets his Employee of the Month award go to his head.
"Dine and Dash" - Another Top 10 episode, and a legitimate candidate for best "That 70s Show" episode overall. So many great moments I can't begin to point them out, but one of my favorites is Eric's reaction to Donna having to go to the bathroom.
"The Trials of M. Kelso" - Jackie puts Kelso through tests to see if he's worthy of her taking him back.
"Eric's Naughty No-No" - Donna is outraged when Eric tries a move he saw in a pornographic movie on her to spice up their love life, while Kelso goes overboard in devoting himself to honesty.
"Holy Craps" - The gang helps Kitty at a church fundraiser, with genuinely hilarious results.
"Eric's Drunken Tattoo" - In order to convince Donna he's sexy and dangerous, he gets a tattoo.
"Canadian Road Trip" - Off to buy beer in Canada, the gang has a run-in with the Mounties.
"The Promise Ring" - Eric and Donna run into serious trouble, but the gang (especially Kelso and his priceless reactions) keep the laughs coming.
All in all, I don't know if I'd recommend "That 70s Show" to anyone, since you have to not take your TV too seriously to enjoy it, but if you're at all interested I'd advise watching some of these episodes on FX before renting or purchasing the DVD. Personally, I think this is a good season of very funny TV.
A third visit to point place
Melanie Edwards | Commerce, MI | 01/02/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"that 70s show has been one of foxs most populer shows and it is very clear why. with great comedy tettering on the edge of slapstick, it was this formula that made it run for an impressive eight seasons. in the third season of the show, we are given sort of mellow season in which jackie and kelso get back together, the gang head for an ice shack, the conclusion of last seasons cliffhanger in reefer madness, a hitchcockian halloween theme, fez and his psycho girlfriend, the famous dine and dash, the day donna becomes 'hot donna', kittys birthday, and the cursed promis ring. that 70s show still hasent lost it charm cause it main formula is not the comedy but heart which is why it delivers good episodes. enjoy this season and wait until season four when the fur flies."