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Published: Friday, December 6, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

DVD releases

  • Valerie Bertinelli (left) and Wendie Malick star in "Hot in Cleveland" with Jane Leeves and Betty White.

    Evans Vestal Ward / TVLand

    Valerie Bertinelli (left) and Wendie Malick star in "Hot in Cleveland" with Jane Leeves and Betty White.

"Hot in Cleveland: Season Four"
Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White continue to be the funniest comedy ensemble working in TV -- network or cable.
The DVD set features the live episode and the "Mary Tyler Moore" reunion that brought White back together with Valerie Harper, Cloris Lechman and Georgia Engel.
Grade: B
"Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman"
It's been 37 years since this syndicated series debuted and the comedy remains as crisp and funny as ever. That's because of the wickedly funny writing used to poke fun at the soap opera world through the often foggy eyes of Mary Hartman (Louise Lasser).
This send up of daytime television from Norman Lear works on every level because of the strong supporting cast of Mary Kay Place, Greg Mullavey, Debralee Scott and Dody Goodman.
Grade: A-
Also new
"Doctor Who -- The Doctors Revisted: Ninth-Eleventh": Features Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith as the Doctor.
"Argo Extended Edition": Includes nine minutes of footage that delves deeper into CIA specialist Tony Mendez's personal life.
"Duck Dynasty: Seasons 1-3": Includes the first three seasons of the series.
"Good Ol' Freda": Freda Kelly tells her stories of the Beatles for the first time in 50 years.
"The Jack Ryan Collection": Includes four films featuring the Tom Clancy hero.
"Civil War Double Feature": History Channel productions about the bloodiest war in American history.
"The Wolverine": Hugh Jackman reprises his role as the blade-fisted hero.
"Boston Red Sox 2013 World Series Collector's Edition": Includes all six games from the 2013 World Series and the pennant-clincher, ALCS Game 6.

Rick Bentley. The Fresno Bee (Fresno, Calif.)

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