Mob Wives: Season 1 (Uncensored)
Mob Wives: Season 1 (Uncensored)
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Actors: Renee Graziano; Karen Gravano; Drita D'avanzo; Carla Facciolo
Genre: Reality TV
Run Time: 476 minutes/3 Discs Final Format: DVD- NTSC Year: 2011
This Disc is formatted for all Regions and has CSS Copyright Protection (will not play in some laptops)
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (widescreen) Audio:
Mob Wives is a docu-soap that follows the lives of four struggling, "allegedly" associated women who have to pick up the pieces and carry on after their husbands or fathers do time for Mob-related activities. The women are long time friends who live in New York City's "forgotten borough", Staten Island. Along the way they battle their friends, families and each other as they try to do what's best for themselves and their children. It's not easy to maintain the lifestyle they were accustomed to when the family's primary bread winner is in lock up. From The Godfather to The Sopranos to My Cousin Vinny, these women are sick and tired of the lies and stereotypes that exist about their lives. They're determined to finally set the record straight and show the world once and for all that while their lives may seem crazy at first glance, they love, laugh and get their hearts broken just like everyone else.
This 3-disc set includes all ten uncensored episodes, plus deleted scenes, the reunion special and an exclusive season two sneak peek!
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|Actors:||Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Drita D'avanzo, Carla Facciolo|
|Number of Discs:||3|
|Run Time:||476 minutes|
|DVD Release Date:||November 25, 2011|
|Average Customer Rating:|| based on 272 reviews|
|Average Customer Review: ( 272 customer reviews )
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6 of 6 found the following review helpful:
Not 100% Uncensored But I'll Take What I Can Get... Jan 05, 2012
If you are reading this then you already know that Mob Wives is a "docu-soap" based out of Staten Island that features 4 women with connections to the supposed mob.
Let's talk DVD quality: Perfect. Well almost perfect. Although advertised as uncensored there are still many instances where the word is muted or otherwise covered up. I can't imagine for what reason, maybe the censor couldn't get them all (when I say these women curse, I mean a LOT, Try watching it on VH1 one day, and tell me the bleep isn't used at least 5 times a minute) and I don't blame him if he couldn't..it must be tiring work. Every episode is presented in a 16:9 format, video is otherwise perfect. Sound is good too, no problems. I know they had to change the theme song for the show, which is a shame (It's "The Big Bang" by Rock Mafia for those who are uninformed) and I guess the new one works. However, I do remember a LOT of the original songs being present on the DVD which is nice to know that not all of them were changed out for copyright reasons.
Anyway, great DVD. Buy it.
4 of 4 found the following review helpful:
That's how the show should be watched in its "UNCENSORED" forum Jan 05, 2012
By Robert Watson
I just want to say that this is a best show to watch on DVD without all of the bleeps. Watching it on TV with the bleeps is no fun. It makes it more exciting that way. Great job, VH-1.
3 of 3 found the following review helpful:
Thankfully It's uncensored Dec 26, 2011
By K. R. Turner
I'm glad that VH1 decided to release this uncensored. Really it's the only way to view this series. My only disappointment is the fact that the title song is different. It fit much better then the one that is on the DVD's. This happens a lot with season's and it really is a disappointment. It's such a small thing but it makes a difference. Artists who lend the song for the channel should work it out so that it appears on the DVD's.
7 of 9 found the following review helpful:
Mobster b*tching at it best Dec 18, 2011
I love this season! I'll be watching it over and over and over again! Watching each episode gets me more hooked, & eager to watch the next one! I can't wait till the next season! You will enjoy every episode as each one is different! I love the fights, the bitching the family links & respect!
10 of 14 found the following review helpful:
Inferior Disc Quality Jan 17, 2012
I LOVE this show, and was so excited to get this for Christmas. Small disappointments, as others have mentioned, is it is not totally unsensored. Also, my favorite song, Big Big Bang, is NOT the theme on these.
Now the MAJOR issue...My husband and I watched ONCE after receiving (handled only by him), and when I brought them out last night to watch again, was horrified to find they now skip and drag. The DVD player made a loud whining noise throughout the entire disk(s). The sound does fluctuate, but it is slight. Keep in mind, my kids have a few movies of their own, that are incredibly scratched, yet still manage to play fine with absolutely no issues. There should not be any problems with brand new DVD's. I told my husband, who flipped the disk over to take a look, and discovered a lot of little fine scratch lines. The underside is also a blue color, which none of my other (over 300 DVD's, including boxed sets) have. He then proclaimed they are made on cheap quality disks. I'm no electronics expert, but I can see no other reason for these issues, other than the hubby's answer.
I just filed for an exchange, so I am HOPING this is a fluke....but I just read another posters review on the their disc quality issues, so I am sadly skeptical.
I give the show itself 5 stars, but this set, until I get decently made items, 1 star.
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