It just kept getting better
Nobody | 09/20/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"You might think a comedy series 10 years old might be getting stale, but The Red Green show was always stale anyway, it hardly changed its format throughout. If Steve Smith didn't close with the hockey stick reference the universe may have imploded.
But for me, the middle to late period is really when the series hit its stride, although it was a very relaxed gait, this never blazed with brilliance, preferring to warm with familiarity. The annoying chain saw sound in the background is gone, and the cast settled into a comfortable ensemble; Red, Dalton, Winston and Mike causing the trouble in the main thread, with Harold commenting from the sidelines. Comedy works best with a steady crew used to each other's timing, and when I think of the show, it's usually one of these later episodes that comes to mind.
But then I usually don't have to think of the show, it's right there on the screen, two shows a night, five nights a week of one of the local PBS affiliates, and it's been that way for years and years with no sign of slowing down. So I wonder a bit if it isn't premature to be selling the show? Oh well, hope they sell lots of these and Smith, McKenna, Green and the crew make some bucks, they certainly deserve it. And if it's not on ten times a week in your area . . . well, here you go."
Red Green's Glory Years
Jerry Bush | Olney, IL USA | 10/01/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The Red Green Show was in its prime during these years. Sad to say the show is over, but I am grateful they are available on DVD. Now how about some extras, and putting out the sets a little quicker?
Well worth it. One of the best comedy shows ever."
S. Bedasie | 12/17/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)
"One of my fav. shows, however it'd be nice if all the DVDs in the series didn't look so much alike in terms of artwork."