thirtysomething: The Complete Final Season arrives exclusively to before this DVD set hits the stores nationwide in the U.S. later this year



The critically acclaimed and award-winning television series thirtysomething, created by the director/writer/producer team of Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick, captivated a large following for its intimate details of seven lives from Philadelphia — Michael and Hope Steadman, Elliot and Nancy Weston, Gary Shepherd, Melissa Steadman and Ellyn Warren – coping with the complexities of adulthood and parenthood. Boasting an all-star ensemble cast Timothy Busfield (Lipstick Jungle, The West Wing), Polly Draper (Gideon’s Crossing), Mel Harris (Stargate SG-1), Peter Horton (The Philanthropist,Grey’s Anatomy), Melanie Mayron (Lipstick Jungle), Ken Olin (Brothers & Sisters) and Patricia Wettig (Brothers & Sisters), thirtysomething had become an enduring TV viewing experience like no other during the course of the show’s four-season run on network television from 1987 through 1991. The long-awaited thirtysomething: The Complete Final Season, featuring all 23 memorable episodes mastered from new high-definition transfers with special in-depth introduction from show creators Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick and more, finally arrives exclusively to from Shout! Factory in a collectible 6-DVD set on September 7, 2010, months before this collectible DVD set hits the stores nationwide in the U.S. this year.

It is hard to imagine that just three complete seasons had elapsed before the highly anticipated The Complete Final Season was near. And what a final chapter it was. On the surface it was business as usual for these thirtysomething young adults, with Melissa struggling with the men in her life, Hope coming to terms with her perfectionism and Nancy dealing with her cancer recovery. But whether it was Elliot and Michael growing apart or a show-stopping tragedy that beset the entire group, thirtysomething: The Complete Final Season certainly marked an unraveling for its main characters and their relationships. But somehow, through it all, their stories stick with us, reminding us that they still live out there somewhere.

Loyal fans can now preorder thirtysomething: The Complete Final Season 6-DVD set, as well as own all previous three complete seasons of thirtysomething DVD sets, today at As excitement builds for this upcoming DVD release, and Shout! Factory will announce additional activities and events for fans in the forthcoming months.

The television series thirtysomething is a production of the Bedford Falls Company in association with MGM/UA Television Production Group.

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