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2.0 out of 5 stars Great show, poorly designed package., 14 May 2011
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This review is from: The Avengers: The Complete 50th Anniversary Collection [DVD] (DVD)
To echo the previous review, this is a very poorly designed set. The discs are so tight in the card pockets they are almost impossible to remove without causing damage. Virtually all the discs have some scuffing or scratches, hardly surprising given how they are stored. I've now received two sets, both of which have damage to the external box, which may or may not have occured in transit ( not helped in my opinion by the inadequate packaging used by Amazon - surely an expensive item like this deserves more than a perfunctory bit of card - ever heard of bubble wrap?) It's always nice to have complete series box sets but anyone considering this one should proceed with caution. ( By the way, after two attempts, Amazon will only offer a refund. )
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Initial post: 24 Jul 2011 23:04:32 BDT
steve p says:
thanks for that its a lot of cash for bad packing i have the mrs peel r1 set think i will stick with that thanks again steve

Posted on 24 Jul 2011 23:04:54 BDT
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Posted on 21 Dec 2011 21:42:47 GMT
DB Edwards says:
I still have my A&E VHS set with all the EMMA PEEL episodes. Don't know how old it is Fifteen years? But it doesn't get better than the sexy DIANA RIGG. THE AVENGERS is the best adventure/action show of it's kind. WOULDN'T TRADE IT FOR THE WORLD!

In reply to an earlier post on 21 Dec 2011 21:45:56 GMT
steve p says:
spot on donald i have them on dvd and would not let them go tv at its best we will not see the like again all the best steve

Posted on 21 Dec 2011 21:50:38 GMT
steve p says:
i can see why you are not happy the set is not cheap its a shame that a great show has sutch poor packing great review will not buy just hang on to the mrs peel years

In reply to an earlier post on 21 Dec 2011 22:04:36 GMT
DB Edwards says:
Cheers to you and Avengers fans everywhere!

In reply to an earlier post on 6 Feb 2012 22:58:42 GMT
Last edited by the author on 6 Feb 2012 23:00:36 GMT
moviewise1 says:
TopTip:
To avoid damage to any disc then do this. After ensuring the disc is actually clean then place it in a clear plastic envelope (which are very cheap to buy on a famous rival site!) Keep the dvd case totally seperate from the discs and never ever use it to store the disc. I do this with all my disc collection. The dvd cases can be on display but not the discs; which are all in their plastic envelopes and locked away as securely as possible.

Posted on 20 Jul 2014 10:03:52 BDT
N. J. Wright says:
I received mine with a 'dent' in Steeds bowler hat and the cardboard box was wet as the postman carried it from his van in the storm, because there was no bubble wrap or cellophane wrapping, just a soggy cardboard packaging.
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