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Drop Dead Diva (2009)



Date added to database: 8/26/2009
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Releases (5)
Reviews (4)
News Items (17)
Related Links (3)
Show Categories: Drama

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Reviews for Drop Dead Diva (Top)
Season 4 - Such a fun show (6/12/2013)
Ratings:
Video:   8/10
Audio:   8/10
Extras:   2/10

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Summary of "Season 4 - Such a fun show":
I had a bit of a shock a month ago when I was looking up the season 5 premiere date for Drop Dead Diva; I came across an article talking about how the canceled show had been picked up for a fifth season. Whaaaat?! I hadn't heard it had been canceled, so luckily the horror only lasted a second or so. I would have hated the series to end on the final episode of this season, so hopefully the fifth season pickup means storylines can be wrapped up in a nice little package for the fans.

It's rare that the bonus material on a set is better than the previous season, as companies usually start cutting back on the bonus features as the budgets for the sets shrink due to a dropoff in demand, but this season 4 set, while being fairly light on the material, actually features more than the previous release. Season 3 only had some trailers, nothing related to the show, while the season 4 set has some deleted scenes, a short gag reel, and trailers for other Sony titles. It's nothing earth-shattering, but it's something.

Bring on season 5 (phew)! (read entire review)

Season 3 - Ohhhh Deb! (6/20/2012)
Ratings:
Video:   8/10
Audio:   8/10
Extras:   1/10

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Summary of "Season 3 - Ohhhh Deb!":
Well, the season 2 set wasn't loaded, but at least there were some bonus features relating to the show. I'm surprised there isn't anything on this set; no gag reel, deleted scenes, interviews with the cast... not a thing. As a fan of the show I find that disappointing. I still enjoy watching the show, I just wish there were some bonus features on the set, especially since season 2 was a step above the first season.

I can't wait for season 4! (read entire review)

Season 2 - Love this! (6/16/2011)
Ratings:
Video:   8/10
Audio:   8/10
Extras:   3/10

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Summary of "Season 2 - Love this!":
This is such a fun show! Sure, it can deal with some heavy material, but I know I'll have a smile on my face by the end of the episode. I was chatting with a friend at Sony a month or so before this was released, and I mentioned that I was really looking forward to it. There was silence on the other end of the line, followed by "Are you talking about the lawyer show?" I think if there's one thing I've learned over the past 10 years of running this site it's that I don't fall into the "normal" demographics for anything. I love shows that I shouldn't enjoy at all, and sometimes I dislike shows that are aimed right at "me" (the demographic "me," that is). I'm sure Josh Berman would love to hear that a man in his early 30s loves his show.

The bonus material on this set are marginally better than the season 1 extras. The interviews with the cast and crew are alright, but the deleted scenes are better this time around. I wish they would have included a gag reel, as I think the cast has a lot of fun on set, and I'd love to see some of it on the DVDs.

Well, I'll have to wait another year to see season 3; I looked and I don't even get this show in Canada! (read entire review)

Season 1 - Good show, but diet extras (6/22/2010)
Ratings:
Video:   8/10
Audio:   8/10
Extras:   4/10

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Summary of "Season 1 - Good show, but diet extras":
There are so many shows out there, that sometimes I get the premise and the show title confused. I thought Drop Dead Diva was a reality show featuring overweight women than are trying to "drop" pounds. That's not what it's about, thankfully, as the real version of the show is much better than my fabricated one. It reminds me of Ally McBeal; it's quirky, and it's a show about lawyers. The cast is wonderful, and the best thing is most of them aren't known (the one person with a "name" being Margaret Cho). Speaking of Cho, I'm not a fan of her past TV work (I lasted about 3 minutes into All-American Girl before shutting it off), and I was a bit worried that her character would be over-the-top and hard to handle. That's far from the case, and her work on this show has made me want to check out some of her standup.

The extras on the DVD set were a let-down; I was expecting more substance, and less fluff. Everything, besides "Dropping in with Drop Dead Diva," is so short and void of much entertainment that it left me wanting more. The show is great, but the DVD set is kinda "meh." (read entire review)

Drop Dead Diva News (Top)
5/29/2014 Date, Pricing, Cover Art, and Extras for 'Season 5' on DVD
The popular series returns with an all-new season of comedy and drama. Brooke Elliott (What Women Want) stars as Jane Bingum, a shallow model who dies and is reincarnated as an excellent, plus-sized attorney.... (read entire news item)

4/14/2014 'Season 5,' the Next-to-Last Season, is Scheduled for DVD
With a sixth and final season of the show being aired on the Lifetime cable channel, fans have been anxious to know when Drop Dead Diva - Season 5 will be available on DVD. The folks at Sony Pictures... (read entire news item)

4/15/2013 Press Release Arrives from Sony for 'Season 4' on DVD
For Immediate Release Brooke Elliott and Margaret Cho return in DROP DEAD DIVA: THE COMPLETE FOURTH SEASON Arriving on DVD June 18th Three-Disc Set Full of Guest Appearances including Nancy... (read entire news item)

3/21/2013 'Season 4' Package Art for Sony's Upcoming Release
We let you know last week that the release date for Drop Dead Diva - Season 4 had been moved, per Amazon's pre-order listing (see button link below), to June 18th. We're still waiting on Sony's official... (read entire news item)

3/12/2013 A 'Season 4' DVD Date Change, According to a Major E-Tailer
Near the end of last week we reported that an Amazon pre-order link showed that Drop Dead Diva - Season 4 on DVD would be coming out on May 7th. Sony hasn't formally announced the title yet, so we're... (read entire news item)

3/07/2013 'Season 4' of the Sitcom is Coming to DVD from Sony
Sony hasn't formally announced the title to the press yet, but Amazon has nevertheless begun accepting pre-orders for Drop Dead Diva - Season 4 on DVD. Pricing shown is $30.99 for a 3-disc set, with a... (read entire news item)

3/26/2012 Box Art Image Is In Session for 'The Complete 3rd Season'
Several weeks ago we brought you Sony's press release announcing that Drop Dead Diva - The Complete 3rd Season is coming to DVD on May 29th. Package art wasn't available at the time, but now the studio... (read entire news item)

3/07/2012 Sony's Official 'Season 3' Press Release Gives the Finalized Date for these DVDs
For Immediate Release "...the reliable dramedy delivers more campy fun." - Entertainment Weekly, Tanner Stransky DROP DEAD DIVA: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON Starring Brooke Elliott and Margaret... (read entire news item)

3/05/2012 Remember Last Week's Story About a 'Possible Date' for Season 3 DVDs?...
We passed along word last week about Drop Dead Diva - Season 3 on DVD, based on Amazon's pre-order listing for the title. We called it a "possible street date" at the time, and as of this writing the... (read entire news item)

3/01/2012 'Season 3' DVDs: Possible Street Date, Cost
Acclaimed by critics and adored by viewers, the dazzling third season of Drop Dead Diva is the most delightful and deliriously funny yet! Whether forced to play wedding planner for her former fiancé's... (read entire news item)

5/03/2011 Online Video Clips Show Off Today's Release of Season 2 DVDs
Today, May 3rd, is the street date for Drop Dead Diva - Season 2 on DVD. And you probably know that, because it said so in the press release we posted last week! Today the folks at Sony have kindly sent... (read entire news item)

4/28/2011 Sony's Official Press Release for Season 2 on DVD
For Immediate Release Brooke Elliott and Margaret Cho Star in... Drop Dead Diva: The Complete Second Season The Critically Acclaimed Series on Lifetime TV Loaded with Special Features Including... (read entire news item)

2/21/2011 The 2nd Season of the Lifetime Series is Announced by Sony
For Jane Bingham, life really is more wonderful the second time around in this wild second season of the breakthrough comedic drama hit. Just when she's ready to move on from her former existence as a... (read entire news item)

5/31/2010 Season 1 Press Release
Brooke Elliott and Margaret Cho Star in... Drop Dead Diva: Season One The Critically Acclaimed Series on Lifetime TV Features Guest Stars Rosie O'Donnell, Paula Abdul, Tim Gunn, Liza Minnelli... (read entire news item)

4/12/2010 Drastically Revised Package Art for Sony's Complete 1st Season
2 weeks ago we brought you a first look at the package art for Drop Dead Diva - The Complete 1st Season on DVD. Today we received new pictures of the front and rear of the box for this 3-disc package,... (read entire news item)

3/29/2010 A First Look at the Package Art for Season 1 on DVD
A week ago we reported that Sony is preparing a June 1st DVD release of Drop Dead Dive - Season 1. We didn't have the package art for this 3-disc set at the time, but now we've got a gander at it for... (read entire news item)

3/22/2010 Sony Announces Season 1 on DVD
Life can really throw you curves - especially in this breakthrough Lifetime TV comedy! After beautiful-but-vapid model wannabe Deb (Brooke D'Orsay) has a fatal car accident, she finds herself in the body... (read entire news item)


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