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Back to the Future DVD Trilogy

Discussion in 'DHCH Archive' started by CrimsonAvenger, 12 Jan 2004.

  1. CrimsonAvenger

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    Does anyone know how to tell the fixed version from the un-fixed version in terms of the outside box ?

    The version I could get is shrink wrapped but I don't know if its the fixed one or not.

    Can anyone help out with this pls ?

    Thanks in advance.

    :)
     
  2. Juggler

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    I'm not sure if these codes are printed on the packaging or not, but these are the codes for the two replacement DVDs (R2):

    Sorry if those don't help - I've not read anything about changes in packaging :(

    I was considering ordering the box online, but don't want to get lumbered with the early releases. BTTF 2 has had the original and one re-release whereas BTTF 3 has had the original and two re-releases! :o

    I may see if I can pick them up via forums - then the seller will be able to confirm the versions. I can't see e-tailers being overly helpful with this kind of thing! Although, I may give play or cd-wow a try sometime soon :)


    J
     
  3. CrimsonAvenger

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    Cheers dude.

    Most helpful.

    :D
     
  4. Norky

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    What does it mean 'fixed'?

    I got my boxset when it came out but I haven't noticed anything odd about any of them :confused:
     
  5. Juggler

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    Without checking, these were the issues:

    BTTF 2 (original) = incorrect framing
    BTTF 2 (replacement) = ok!

    BTTF 3 (original) = incorrect framing
    BTTF 3 (replacement 1) = correct framing and poor colour
    BTTF 3 (replacement 2) = ok!

    If you have a wander around on The DVD Forums, there is a huge thread detailing the issues and giving example screenshots :)

    [edit]..here you go - it's this thread.


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  6. barkingboy

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    Hey nice one Juggler :)

    I bought this set just after Christmas in Virgin for £18.99 and by what you have said it contains the fixed versions of the 2nd & 3rd films.

    I hadn't noticed any problems, but I was curious to know if I had the fixed discs.

    Nice box set, but I was disappointed that there is no directors commentary for the films. Yes I know that there is the audio from some conference or other playing over the first film, but that doesn't count! :p

    Cheers
     
  7. DirtyMonkey

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    Hmm bought this Trilogy Box Set for my GF last xmas (2002) just after they had come out.

    She's in London at the moment so I cant inspect her discs(oo err), but if I find they are the earlier versions can i exchange them anywhere or am I stuck?

    ?
     
  8. Juggler

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    Mr Monkey, you would need to contact Universal directly if you wanted them changing :)

    For the R2 release...


    Universal Customer Service 08705 900 909

    Also just found the following, although I would be inclined to phone them directly to clarify the returns/replacements situation before posting anything off! :)


     
  9. CrimsonAvenger

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    Juggler - thanks again dude, I managed to get a 'almost' sealed copy that was fixed thanks to you.

    cheers

    :D
     
  10. Juggler

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    Nice one [​IMG]

    I've still not bought a set for myself yet - saw BTTF 1 on TV a while back and forgot how good it was, I'll have to pull my finger out soon and buy it :p