The masters of vintage television, Fabulous Films, are treating us well recently. For those without the kit to enjoy their recent HD remasters of some of the 80s’ most iconic shows, the label have now put out DVD versions of the new boxsets and they really are things of beauty. So why not take a trip back to the neon-soaked Hawaii and Miami with Magnum, Crockett and Tubbs for hours of action-packed, sun-drenched entertainment!
We took a closer look at the new boxsets…
Vietnam veteran Thomas Magnum (Tom Selleck) leaves the Navy to take up position as a private eye and security advisor to famous author Robin Masters in the cultural melting pot of 1980’s Oahu, Hawaii. He is soon living the high life with Master’s beachfront mansion and Ferrari, but soon the idyll is not all it seems and Magnum is drawn into the island’s underworld. An impressive 130 hours of television across 157 episodes over 8 seasons of groundbreaking and unconventional storytelling, join Magnum for a thrill ride of explosive action and frantic chases in the unforgettable Emmy® Award and Golden Globe® winning series.
The pulse and the rhythm of a glamorous resort is juxtaposed against the steamy haunts of the drug underworld in this groundbreaking action series now fully restored from high definition masters. Two cops from different backgrounds – street-smart New Yorker ‘Rico Tubbs’ (Philip Michael Thomas) and stubble-faced southerner ‘Sonny Crockett’ (Don Johnson) – team up to take on Miami’s underworld. Enjoy all 111 episodes from all 5 seasons of this ground-breaking series, with an array of guest stars including Michael Madsen, Jimmy Smits, Bruce Willis, Keith Szarabajka, Glenn Frey, John Tuturro, Ving Rhames, Pam Grier, Gene Simmons, Michael Bay, Frank Zappa, Bianca Jagger, Ted Nugent, Frankie Valli, Phil Collins, Eartha Kitt, Emo Philips, Leonard Cohen, Little Richard, Helena Bonham Carter, Melanie Griffith, Jeroen Krabbe. Liam Neeson, Willie Nelson, Bill Paxton, Brad Dourif, Benicio Del Toro, Annette Bening, George Takei, Viggo Mortensen, Laurence Fishburne, Lou Diamond Phillips, Steve Buscemi, Wesley Snipes, the ‘Godfather of Soul’ James Brown, Sheena Easton, Stanley Tucci, Xander Berkeley, Harry Shearer, Alfred Molina, Isaac Hayes, Chris Rock, Ian McShane, Julia Roberts, Ben Stiller, Amanda Plummer and more.