Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
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  • Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

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Director: Joss Whedon

Cast: Joss Whedon, Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day

     
 

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An aspiring supervillain discovers that taking over the world is no easy task while attempting to get accepted into the Evil League of Evil and summoning the courage to finally make conversation with his laundromat crush. Better known to the world as "Dr. Horrible," Billy (Neil Patrick Harris) has big plans for world domination, though they never seem to pan out. If… See more details below

Overview

An aspiring supervillain discovers that taking over the world is no easy task while attempting to get accepted into the Evil League of Evil and summoning the courage to finally make conversation with his laundromat crush. Better known to the world as "Dr. Horrible," Billy (Neil Patrick Harris) has big plans for world domination, though they never seem to pan out. If Billy could just accomplish his duel goals of gaining entry into the most exclusive supervillain club in the world and finally break the ice with pretty Penny (Felicia Day), perhaps people would start taking him seriously as a diabolical mad genius. The only thing preventing Billy from realizing his one true destiny as a destroyer of worlds is his arch nemesis Captain Hammer (Nathan Fillion), an irritating do-gooder who thwarts him at every turn, and seems to have an eye on Penny as well. But Billy's got a plan, and if it all goes right he'll soon be sitting pretty in the E.L.E. with Penny by his side, and rid of pesky Captain Hammer once and for all.

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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Christina Urban
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog is a 42-minute musical drama-comedy in three acts that appeared exclusively on the Web in July 2008 and was available free for a limited time. Joss Whedon -- creator of TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer -- wrote the songs, music, and dialogue along with his brothers Zack (a television writer) and Jed (a composer), and the latter's fiancée, actress Maurissa Tancharoen. It stars Neil Patrick Harris as Billy, a.k.a. Dr. Horrible, a fledgling super-villain who wants nothing more than to get into the Evil League of Evil, led by Bad Horse (the Thoroughbred of Sin). The "Blog" portion of the title refers to Dr. Horrible's video diary, wherein we learn of his nemesis, Captain Hammer (Nathan Fillion), and Horrible's unrequited love for Penny (Felicia Day), a volunteer at the homeless shelter. We witness Horrible's many failed attempts at impressing the League, until Bad Horse requests that he kill someone to get accepted. As with many of Whedon's previous creations, things take a dark turn as the series reaches its conclusion. What's unique about this short Web series (aside from its popularity -- the first episode was viewed so many times it crashed Whedon's site) are the clever and catchy songs that Harris (especially), Fillion, and Day perform. Especially good are the opening song, "My Freeze Ray," Harris's duet with Day in "My Eyes," "Brand New Day," and the ensemble piece "So They Say." The DVD features a regular commentary, "Commentary! The Musical," winning entries from the Evil League of Evil competition, plus bonuses and Easter eggs.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/02/2009
UPC:
0767685159323
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
New Video Group
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
0:41:00
Sales rank:
3,353

Special Features

Commentary! The Musical: 42 minutes of new music featuring the cast and creators; Commentary by the cast and creatores; The Making of Dr. Horrible featurettes; Evil league of evil application videos

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
1. Opening Credits [3:52]
2. My Freeze Ray [1:38]
3. Bad Horse Chorus [1:57]
4. Caring Hands [3:40]
5. A Man's Gotta Do [2:42]
6. My Eyes [:01]
7. Bad Horse Chorus Reprise [4:31]
8. Penny's Song [2:28]
9. Moist Dries Up [4:16]
10. Brand New Day [1:47]
11. So They Say [2:22]
12. Everyone's a Hero [3:49]
13. Slipping [4:17]
14. Everything You Ever [2:33]
15. Credits [2:22]

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