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Top 100 Best Old TV Shows on DVD Worth Your Money

TV shows that hit on DVD are near the end of the road. Many TV shows won't get a physical media release anymore, and Sony, Fox, and Universal are getting out of the business. However, for those who enjoy the TV series on DVD collecting game, it's a good time to pick old TV shows on DVD at a low price (check what to do with your old DVDs). Here we gather some classic TV shows on DVD worth collecting, including rare TV series DVD releases, shows with great soundtracks, the most successful titles, and more.

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1. M*A*S*H - The Highest-rated TV Shows on DVD in the U.S.

Price: $ 94.13 (34 Discs)
No. of seasons and episodes: 11 seasons, 256 episodes
Original release: 1972 - 1983
Original network: CBS
Studio: 20th Century Fox

M*A*S*H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) is one of the highest-rated TV series in US TV history. The show's final episode titled "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen" with 125 million viewers is the most-watched and highest single TV episode in the US at the time. M*A*S*H now is no longer available to stream on Netflix. Fans who love M*A*S*H are recommended to buy the old TV shows on DVD from Amazon before the DVD title goes to an end.

List of High Rated Classic TV Shows on DVDs

Titles

Price

No. of seasons and episodes

Original release

Original network

Texaco Star Theatre

from $1.88

6 seasons

1950-1956

ABC

Dallas

$399

14 seasons, 357 episodes

1978-1991

CBS

Seinfeld

$117.39

9 seasons, 180 episodes

1989-1998

NBC

All in the Family

$15.55(1-5)

9 seasons, 205 episodes

1971-1979

CBS

The Sopranos

$129.91

6 seasons, 86 episodes

1999-2007

HBO

2. The X-Files - Hollywood's Favorite TV Shows

Price: $65 (season 1-4)
No. of seasons and episodes: 11 seasons, 218 episodes
Original release: 1993-2002 (original series), 2016-2018 (revival)
Original network: Fox
Studio: 20th Century Fox

The X-Files Season 1 is the first TV show released on DVD by 20th Century Fox. The TV series is a huge hit from the Fox. "Hollywood's 100 Favorite TV Shows", "Top Cult Shows Ever", "best TV show aired on American television in the 1990s", that is The X-Files. The tagline "The Truth Is Out There" for The X-Files is one of the best-know slogans and quotes.

Classic Hollywood Favorite TV Shows DVD Titles

Titles

Price

No. of seasons and episodes

Original release

Original network

Breaking Bad

$104.47

5 seasons, 62 episodes

2008-2013

AMC

I Love Lucy

$55.99

6 seasons, 181 episodes

1951-1957

NBC

Seinfeld

$117.39

9 seasons, 180 episodes

1989-1998

NBC

The West Wing

$94.99

7 seasons, 156 episodes

1999-2006

NBC

3. Friends - The Most Successful TV Shows on DVD

Price: $ 59.96
No. of seasons and episodes: 10 seasons, 236 episodes
Original release: 1994-2004
Original network: NBC
Studio: WarnerBrothers

Friends is one of the most popular and most successful television shows on DVD of all time. The series final is the most-watched episode of the 2000s.It could make you laugh out a few times each episode. Friends is considered as a rare series that presents a change in American culture and a new lifestyle that focuses on creating and sustaining friendship.

Most Successful Old TV Series on DVD

Titles

Price

No. of seasons and episodes

Original release

Original network

Law and Order

from $12.83

20 seasons

1990-2010

NBC

The Tonight Show

Unavailable

12,547 episodes

1954-present

NBC

60 Minutes

/

40 seasons

1968-present

Nine Network

The Honeymooners

$66.24

39 episodes

1955-1956

CBS

The Sopranos

$127.74

39 episodes

1999-2007

HBO

4.Twin Peaks - Best Classic TV Shows on DVD with Great Soundtrack

Price: $22.99
No. of seasons and episodes: 3 seasons, 48 episodes
Original release: 1990-1991
Original network: ABC
Studio: Criterion Collection

Twin Peaks soundtracks are the best TV shows soundtracks of 1990s. It marks the summit of TV series soundtracks. The old TV show soundtracks received an award at 33rd Annual Grammy Awards and placed in quite a few music charts in Australia, Canada, United States, etc.

List of TV Shows on DVD with Good Soundtrack

Titles

Price

No. of seasons and episodes

Original release

Original network

Game of Thrones

$129.96

8 seasons, 73 episodes

2011-2019

HBO

Big Little Lies

$36.99

2 seasons, 14 episodes

2017-2019

HBO

Supernatural

$14.96

15 seasons, 320 episodes

2005-present

The WB/The CW

Empire

$34.99

6 seasons, 102 episodes

2015-2020

Fox

5. The Westerner - Hard-to-find TV Series on DVD

Price: $14.99
No. of seasons and episodes: 1 season, 13 episodes
Original release: 1960
Original network: NBC
Studio: Shout Factory

The Westerner is short lived series that some fans watched during childhood. The rare TV show DVD released by Shout Factory in February 2017 is a hidden gem for fans who want to watch the show again. The Westerner features the most adult and entertaining Western series on TV and shows a dirty and violent West.

Also check our gathering of hard-to-find movies on DVD worth collecting, including some out of print DVDs unavailable on Netflix, Disney+ or other streaming services. These titles must be valuable in the future.

List of Rare and Lost TV Shows DVD Releases

Titles

Price

No. of seasons and episodes

Original release

Original network

Lotsa Luck

Currently unavailable

1 season, 22 episodes

1973-74

NBC

Star Trek

$7.14

3 seasons, 79 episodes

1965-1969

NBC

The Office

Out of stock

9 seasons, 201 episodes

2005-2013

BBC

PRIMEVAL TELEVISION

$17.99

16 lost and rare TV shows

1947-1956

/

Good Times

$19.95

6 seasons, 133 episodes

1974-1979

CBS

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Donna Peng

Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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