Paramount Home Media boldly goes to the ends of the universe with the farewell season of Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 7 as a six-disc Blu-ray product offering on Dec. 2.
Bonus content includes 23 deletes scenes, gag reel(s), vintage commentary and five production featurettes — “The Sky's the Limit: The Eclipse of Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “In Conversation: Lensing Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “In Conversation: The Directors,” “Journey's End: The Saga of Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “Closed Set: A Tour of the Real Enterprise.”
Also heading landing on Blu-ray is the feature-length presentation of the sign-off to Star Trek: The Next Generation – All Good Things …, which features Q (John de Lancie) once again as the omnipotent judge of Q Continuum and Picard (Patrick Stewart) inexplicably jumping between the past, the future and the present. The fate of universe, and certainly the survival of the crew of the Enterprise, may hang in the balance.
Bonus nuggets include commentary by writers Ronald D. Moore and Brannon Braga, a half-dozen deleted scenes and the featurette titled, “The Unknown Possibilities of Existence: Making "All Good Things … ."
Also on the way from Paramount (in chronological order) are the following new release calendar additions.
Added to the Nov. 11 DVD selections is writer/director Joe Swanberg’s surprise Grand Jury Prize nominee at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Happy Christmas.
The film worked the festival circuit and had a brief theatrical showcase before making its way to the home entertainment market place. For the record the ARR works out to 109 days.
Jenny (Anna Kendrick — Oscar nominee for Best Supporting Actress in Up in the Air) has a messy breakup and ends up moving in with her older brother, Kevin (Mark Webber — Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Ever After, etc.), his wife Kelly (Melanie Lynskey — Up in the Air, Away We Go, Foreign Correspondents, etc.) and their young son with disastrous results. The limits of “family” will be tested!!!
Shifting to Nov. 25, Comedy Central’s hilarious Drunk History (based on the “Funny or Die” webisode series will be hitting the streets as a three-disc DVD collection titled Drunk History: Season One & Two (all 18 episodes).
Dec. 2 sees DVD and Blu-ray SKUs for the anime series, Legend of Korra: Book Three – Change, TV-on-DVD selections that include Bonanza: The Official Eighth Season, Volume One and Bonanza: The Official Eighth Season, Volume Two (both four-disc SKUs) and three more Perry Mason Movie Collection Double Features.
Lastly, Dec. 2 is also the street date for the double-disc DVD release of Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Showdown in Dimension X, a 12-episode selection of non-stop action adventures.