“Veep: The Complete Second Season” (HBO/Blu-ray, 2013, two discs, $49.99, Blu-ray and digital versions, 10 episodes, deleted scenes, audio commentaries). Julia Louis-Dreyfus is excellent in this satirical half-hour sitcom as the U.S. vice president, and the show is adept at playing off of real-life incidents in the news. But as you should expect from HBO, there is non-stop foul language. (Also on DVD, $39.98)
“Key & Peele: Seasons 1 + 2” (Comedy Central/Paramount, 2012, four discs, $24.99, 18 episodes, audio commentaries, featurettes, outtakes). Half-hour episodes of sketch comedy starring the title team, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele (“MADtv”). Both filmed and live skits, with many situations reflecting race. Also with plenty of coarse language.
"Dragons: Defenders of Berk, Part 1” (Dreamworks/Fox, 2013, two discs, $19.99, 10 episodes, featurettes). Second series (after “Riders of Berk”) spun off of the “How to Train Your Dragon” theatrical film (whose sequel will arrive in June) with original voice actors from the movie, including Jay Baruchel and America Ferrera.
“My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: A Dash of Awesome” (Hasbro/Shout! Kids, 2011-14, $14.93, five episodes, sing-along). Animated episodes from Seasons 2 and 4 have Rainbow Dash and friends exploring Equestria.
“Tickety Toc: Spring Chicks Time” (Anchor Bay, 2013, $14.98, five episodes, coloring pages). More adventures with twins Tommy and Tallulah in this South Korean animated show.
Chris Hicks is the author of "Has Hollywood Lost Its Mind? A Parent’s Guide to Movie Ratings."
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