Chris Hicks: Final seasons of ‘30 Rock,’ ‘Private Practice’ on DVD this week

Published: Friday, May 10 2013 5:30 p.m. MDT

“The Exorcist in the 21st Century” (Disinformation, 2013, $19.98, featurettes). Catholic exorcism is explored in this documentary as filmmakers accompany a Vatican-approved priest attempting to exorcise demons said to have possessed a Colombian woman for 15 years.

“Doctors of the Dark Side” (Shelter Island, 2011, $24.98, narrated by Mercedes Ruehl, featurettes). Documentary about American physicians and psychologists facilitating torture of detainees in post-911 military prisons.

“K-9: The Complete Series” (Shout!, 2009-10, four discs, $29.97, 26 episodes, featurettes). Comedy-action series for kids about a robot dog in London in the near future that helps humans battle alien invaders. Mix of live action and computer-generated effects.

“Fraggle Rock: Meet the Fraggles” (Vivendi, 1983-84, $14.93, six episodes). This is Jim Henson’s series about the title furry creatures in animated puppet form, a la his Muppets. These episodes from this series’ first two years are sort of a primer for fans who may wish to consider shelling our $129.99 for the complete “Fraggle Rock: 30th Anniversary Collection,” also out this week.

“TAZ-mania: Taz On the Loose: Season One, Part One” (Warner, 1991, two discs, $1997, 13 episodes). Episodes from the first season of this Fox animated series from the creators of “Animaniacs” and “Tiny Toons.”

“Saban’s Power Rangers Samurai: The Sixth Ranger, Volume 4” (Lionsgate, 2013, $14.98, four episodes, featurette, bloopers, music video). Live-action series has a new ally on board, Antonio the Gold Ranger.

“Team Umizoomi: Animal Heroes” (Nickelodeon/Paramount, 2013, $14.99, four episodes). Four shows from the offbeat animated series for kids, with Milli, Geo and Bot on animal-centric missions.

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