Will Sonnett Season Two Unites Three!
ELC | Grand Rapids, Mi. | 02/19/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)
"The second season set looks quite good as did season one. The picture quality is sharp although some of the graininess of the old 16mm shows up from time to time. One of the best things about this set is that the final episode, "Three Stand Together," is included as a bonus on disc three. This was filmed as not only the conclusion in which Will and Jeff catch up to Jim, but for a possible pilot, with the three Sonnetts standing together as lawmen. However, the show was cancelled after this. I think the very scene in which Jeff rides up to Jim and says, "Hello Pa," is an emotionally satisfying scene. It works well. The bonus feature on disc one includes a biography on Walter Brennan which is also on the season one set. That was a bummer but at least the two other discs have new bonus material. The Branded season two set has interviews with creator Larry Cohen. I wish someone would have interviewed Jason Evers for this Sonnett release, as he is still alive, though in his early 80's now. NOTE: I just updated this on January 20, 2006. I learned that Jason Evers sadly passed away in 2005. He will be missed. He was still alive when I wrote my first review in 2005. Back to original review: Strangely, the cover has a picture of a younger Brennan and is not from "The Guns of Will Sonnett." My only complaint is what it was for the first set of season one--the shows are edited. But then again, we are fortunate to have this well written and well acted series on dvd in any form. Buy it!"
The Guns of Will Sonnett: Season 2
Timothy R. Bailey | Lafayette, IN United States | 05/07/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
"This is another series I love although there are people that would frown at the endings when the grandfather said his peace to god, I am not one of these people I find this to be a very good western and would recommend it to any one."
RODNEY BROWN | augusta,ga. | 11/07/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"this is an example of how they used to do it...i grew up on shows like this(cheyenne,the 3 stooges,ect.),and i miss them so much.that's why i purchase every one that i can find so that i don't have to accept what they beam to my television set.this is a show with a message.it's slightly violent,but not unecessarily so...there's no killing just because it's a western and that's what's expected,most of the time the gunfights end with the bad guy getting his gun shot out of his hand,or being slightly wounded.these are fast-guns with a heart,people that can kill you,but don't...it's not always necessary.this is a remnant of a time when families watched television together...buy it."
L. Cloninger | Warrensburg, MO | 04/10/2008
(3 out of 5 stars)
"This series has some great lessons and depicts an historical time period. However, most of the episodes suffer from too much editing. They appear to have original commercials edited out as well as some period of regular episode footage. Almost all episodes have some part of the plot missing. Will and Jeff talk about their conversation or some part of the episode that is not there in the edited version on these discs. Overall good stories, but you sometimes have to deduce the missing parts to make sense of the remaining story. I would buy this series again only if the entire episodes were present."