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  • Within a span of several years, Warner Bros. released the Looney Tunes Golden Collection series, spread across six volumes and covering over 400 classic cartoons, hours upon hours upon hours worth of commentaries, documentaries, interviews and historical bonus content in general. However, for the kiddies, a Vanilla Edition series of these DVDs were released called Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection, which were essentially bare bone collections featuring the more well known, family friendly Looney Tunes shorts.
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  • While initially getting a couple Vanilla Edition DVDs, The Powerpuff Girls eventually a massive boxset covering the entire series as well as loads of extras and even gathering all of the commercial bumpers.
  • Both of Shout! Factory's releases of the Sunbow series of both G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero and The Transformers have this. There's the season sets which come with the episodes and some extras. Then, there's the complete series collection which comes with all the episodes, the extras included in the season sets, and extra extras that are exclusive only to the complete series collection.
  • The Transformers: The Movie has a particularly annoying take on this, with the menu of the single-disc edition constantly advertising the two-disc special edition.
  • What will you find in the long-and-consciously-titled Peanuts Deluxe Holiday Collection: Ultimate Collector's Edition? A Charlie Brown Christmas, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving in HD Blu-Ray, three "bonus" cartoons, three short documentaries, standard DVDs of the specials, window clings, and a snowglobe-shaped lenticular lucite of the gang ice-skating.
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  • There's an Invader Zim set that's shaped like Zim's house, has a GIR figure in the roof, and comes with a disc of special features. There were two versions of the set: one containing the whole series, and one with just the box, figure, and extras disc, for those who had already purchased the individual DVDs.
  • The 30th anniversary of the Masters of the Universe toys brought forth a 22-disc DVD box set containing the complete series of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) and its reboot, 10 fan-selected episodes from The New Adventures of He-Man, documentaries, commentaries, a soundtrack CD, and a gold-colored replica of He-Man's sword. The box has a sculpted facade of Castle Grayskull.
  • Three words: The Real Ghostbusters. All five seasons, each in their own steelbook case, but the Time-Life edition had the firehouse box with lenticular ghosts in the windows...and the rare "promo pilot," an Animated Music Video set to a cover of the Ray Parker, Jr. theme tune, and which looked a little more like the movie than the finished series.
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  • The DVD set The Flintstones: The Complete Series contains all six seasons in a box resembling the Flintstones' TV set.
  • The Blu-ray collection Batman: The Complete Animated Series contains every episode of Batman: The Animated Series (including The New Batman Adventures) and the movies Mask of the Phantasm and SubZero, plus as a deluxe art book, postcards depicting key moments from the series, and Pocket POP! figures of Batman, Joker and Harley Quinn.
  • Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!:
    • The 2012 release of the complete series (which includes the unofficial "third" season) came in a collector's box resembling the Mystery Machine.
    • The upcoming Blu-ray release of the series (being released in honor of Scooby's 50th birthday) will come in a box resembling a haunted house, which will also contain a mini Scooby-Doo encyclopedia and a Pocket POP! keychain of Scooby.

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