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Summary: Eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts creates an extraordinary car called Chitty chitty bang bang. It not only drives--but also flies and floats--as it leads him, his two children and his beautiful lady friend, Truly Scrumptious into a magical world of pirates, castles and adventure. There, the group encounter a host of unforgettable characters, including Baron Bomburst of Vulgaria, his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 1998

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY CHI

Summary: In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC
1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do 8

Summary: Eccentricity defines daily life in Rome, Wisconsin, where the Tin Man from "The wizard of Oz" is murdered, a student brings a severed hand to school for show-and-tell, and a woman runs over her husband with a steam roller pleading "not guilty by reason of menopause." Sheriff Jimmy Brock has seen it all. Indeed, behind the tidy picket fences of this quirky little town lie all the same problems...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: Return to the seemingly perfect town of Eureka, where the hidden work of America's brightest scientists can lead to innovative discoveries and unnatural chaos. Follow Sheriff Jack Carter as he struggles to keep a sense of normalcy amid the scientific mayhem, big brains and bigger adventure in this unusual little town in the Pacific Northwest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EUR

Summary: Mr. Magorium owns the most amazing store in the world, where all the toys literally come to life. When the boss decides to retire, the shop throws a tantrum, and all its wonders begin to cease. Now Mr. Magorium's reluctant manager, skeptical accountant, and most loyal customer must work together to save the emporium by finding a little magic within themselves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Mr. 2008

Summary: The eccentrically macabre family moves to a bland suburb where Wednesday Addams' friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ADD

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Addams 2020

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ADD

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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Summary: The Addams family: Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: In the quirky town of Eureka, America's brightest scientists are working on some of the government's best-kept secrets. Some lead to brilliant inventions, and some to total chaos. Making sense of the mysteries is Sheriff Jack Carter, a former U.S. marshal who is stranded in the surreal small town after a random car accident.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EUR

Summary: Everything you thought you knew about the small town of Eureka is about to change. Sheriff Carter and the resident geniuses are accustomed to the strange occurrences that make their town unlike any other. When has it ever been simple in Eureka? Our heroes continue to adjust to the cataclysmic changes in their personal lives following their trip through time back to 1947 when the resident...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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Summary: A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Mr. Magorium owns the most magical store in the universe, where all of the toys for sale are alive. The eccentric owner of toy store surprises Molly, the shop's awkward and insecure manager, by turning over ownership to her. Molly appears to be a reflection of the people who run it. Henry is a detail-oriented accountant assigned the task of assessing the Emporium's monetary value.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD FIC MR.

Summary: A heartwarming adventure bursting with the joy of the season. When Julia, a lonely foster child, discovers an injured rabbit on Christmas Eve, she forms an unlikely friendship with an eccentric farmwoman who vows to nurse the bunny back to health. In the process, Julia's own heart is healed and she forges a bond with her adoptive family that makes her holidays one she-and you-will never forget.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2011

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1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: DVD JUV CHR

Summary: T. S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY WOR

Summary: Join the trio for another season of hilarious adventures. Contains ten episodes and a Christmas Special: Potts in Pole Position.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAS

Summary: Find the dysfunctional inhabitants of Blandings Castle caught up in more uproarious adventures, from dodging an insane asylum to thwarting a most unseemly memoir.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV BLA

Summary: Dick Loudon and his wife, Joanna, run a small country inn in Vermont where they're surrounded by an eclectic group of friends and neighbors who have more than a few screws loose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NEW

Summary: "The controversial sitcom that defined the late '70s and became an instant classic, Soap took viewers into the homes of not one but two of the most dysfunctional families ever-- and we couldn't help but embrace every eccentric one of them!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: An offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon, who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank, a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and his terrifying band mate Clara.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: A recent college graduate who discovers that his father is cheating on his mother only to become smitten with his father's mistress. He also gets life lessons from his new neighbor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Studios 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD On

Summary: P.G. Wodehouse's beloved Blandings Castle stories follow the foibles of an eccentric aristocrat, his peculiar family, and the ramshackle ancestral home they share. In this witty British series, Timothy Spall and Jennifer Saunders sparkle as Wodehouse's madcap protagonists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV BLA

Summary: "Middle-aged, eccentric Bertie suddenly becomes a mother when an 8-year-old boy is mistakenly delivered to her door, vacuum-sealed in a can. It's Konrad, a factory-made "instant child," perfect in every way. When the factory realizes its error, they come to take Konrad away from his loving but imperfect home. But Konrad's new mom has a hilarious plan to foil the factory and keep her beloved...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Timeless Media Group 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV KON

Summary: Ingemar is a working-class 12-year old boy who is sent to live with his uncle after his mother falls ill. There, he takes refuge from his troubles with the help of the town's warmhearted eccentrics. A bittersweet evocation of the struggles and joys of childhood and the pains of coming-of-age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MY

Summary: Tim is a guy on the verge of having it all. The only thing standing between him and total career success is finding the perfect guest to bring to his boss' annual Dinner for Extraordinary People, an event where the winner of the evening brings the most eccentric character as his guest. Enter Barry, a guy with a passion for dressing mice up in tiny outfits to recreate great works of art. When...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2011

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DIN

Summary: When Sal's husband dies suddenly of a heart attack, Sal and her best friend, Tip try to find some fun among the knitting and cake-baking of The Ladies' Guild in the small West Country town of Clatterford St. Mary. The Guild members are certainly an eccentric bunch: leader Eileen, who takes her position--and chains--very seriously; cheese-mad Rose (or Margaret, depending on whether she's taken...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CLA

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