Picks and Pans Review: New on DVD

UPDATED 09/06/2004 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 09/06/2004 at 01:00 AM EDT

THE APPRENTICE

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($59.98) NBC's reality hit is one of the best—clever, tough, funny—and Donald Trump is terrific, scowling at contestants with a majesty that may be self-parody.Extras: Job-interview tips from sidekicks George Ross and Carolyn Kepcher could be useful. The rest (outtakes, contestant applications) is eh.

SLIDERS: FIRST AND SECOND SEASONS

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($89.98) A physics whiz kid (Jerry O'Connell) visits parallel worlds (a Soviet-run U.S., a society run by women) in this alternately sly and silly '90s sci-fi series. Extras: Commentary from the show's creators; O'Connell discussing Sliders' slide in later seasons.

CONAN O'BRIEN 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

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($19.98) Late night TV's funniest host (sorry, Jay and Dave) recaps a decade of hilarity. Extras: Fifty minutes of other fun highlights, but where are classic bits like "In the Year 2000"?

THE BEST OF TRIUMPH THE INSULT COMIC DOG

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($19.98) The profane hand puppet, Conan's most popular character, uproariously roasts everyone from Star Wars geeks to Bon Jovi. Extras: Fifteen more segments and out-takes, not a dog in the bunch.

MILLENNIUM: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON

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($59.98) This bleak yet atmospheric '96-'99 series about an ex-FBI serial killer profiler (Lance Henriksen) is guaranteed to creep you out: One maniac microwaves his victims; another sews their eyes shut. Extras: Incisive commentaries by creator Chris Carter, offset by dull interviews with real profilers.

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