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TV on DVD: 'Dr. Kildare's' first season

From left, Raymond Massey as Dr. Gillespie and

From left, Raymond Massey as Dr. Gillespie and Richard Chamberlain as Dr. Kildare. Credit: NBC

Dr. Kildare

SERIES Richard Chamberlain was a '60s heartthrob long before '80s miniseries "Shogun" and "The Thorn Birds," hitting stardom as the earnest intern in NBC's five-season saga of raw emotion in an urban hospital. Its first season of 33 episodes arrives in bundled half-season sets, featuring Lee Marvin, Rip Torn, William Shatner, Jean Stapleton, Suzanne Pleshette, many more.

EXTRAS None, but remastered episodes look great.

LIST PRICE $50, direct from

Also new:

THE LORD PETER WIMSEY MYSTERIES: COMPLETE COLLECTION Five 1970s-made, '20s-set mysteries from Dorothy L. Sayers, with bonus Ian Carmichael interviews; $60, Acorn.

FLASH GORDON Syfy's single-season 2007 series with Eric Johnson as the contemporary space hero; $15, Mill Creek.

Now on Blu-ray:

FRIENDS: SEASON 1/SEASON 2 HD upgrade (already out in Complete Series box) hits shelves in season sets; $26 each, Warner.

THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW: SEASON 1 Season sets coming fast (Complete Series HD already out); Season 2 next week, Season 3 June 11, Season 4 July 2; $60 each, RLJ/Image.

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