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(Courtesy photo) Jackie Gleason starred as bus driver Ralph Kramden in "The Honeymooners."
‘To the moon, Alice’ is now on Blu-ray
First Published May 03 2014 01:01 am • Last Updated May 03 2014 01:01 am

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Blu-ray • While it seems there were hundreds of episode of "The Honeymooners," Jackie Gleason’s classic comedy actually ran for just one season (1955-56) as a stand-alone show. "The Honeymooners" made at least 151 additional appearances on specials and Gleason’s various variety shows, but it’s the 39 sitcom episodes that live on in our memories — and they’re being released for the first time on Blu-ray.

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Bus driver Ralph Kramden (Gleason); his wife, Alice (Audrey Meadows); his pal, Ed Norton (Art Carney); and Norton’s wife, Trixie (Joyce Randolph), remain vivid characters six decades later, And the episodes — including Ed giving Ralph a golf lesson, Ed sleepwalking, Ralph creating a man-from-space costume, Alice having a phone installed, Ralph competing on a quiz show, Ralph witnessing a murder — are a series of classics.

The only extra is an anniversary special, but this is all about the episodes.

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