Holiday gift guide 2010: Television programs

We have more gift ideas for you this holiday season. For the person who enjoys Canadian television comedy, World War II drama, a TV documentary on mankind's narrative myths, and a classic British television detective series, we have a quartet of selections. By the way, if you would like to purchase any of these DVD sets, there are links to do so on each page and you can help the Monitor at the same time.

Prime Suspect boxed set.

1. Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers ($49.99)

The masterly PBS series packed with wisdom, wit, and wonder is a perfect DVD set for all ages. Listen and learn from the professor who gave George Lucas the impetus for his "Star Wars" films and created a storytelling bible for the entire entertainment industry just by distilling and presenting the timeless themes and fundamentals of humanity's quest to fully experience life. Campbell and Moyers address topics as wide-ranging as world religions, marriage, and pop culture. Bonus features include a conversation with Lucas and a new interview with Campbell himself.

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