Me and my friends used to watch Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, and Jason ‘Wee Man’ Acuña pull all sorts of pranks and ultimately do some of the most stupidest but funny things back in the day when MTV used to show Jackass the series. It got more insane when they started releasing movies in theaters that took the antics to hilarious new levels and had me and my buds cracking up laughing. So it goes without saying that I had to review the Jackass: Complete TV and Movie Collection, as it’s some of the most funny and crazy comedy you’ll ever see, if you’re not easily offended that is.
Rolling in at a whopping 11 DVDs and over 16 hours of craziness, this set includes Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 2.5 which is an extended cut, Jackass 3, Jackass 3.5 another extended cut, Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa, Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa .5 which is again an extended cut, and lastly the three disc Jackass Classic Television Collection. These guys do all sorts of insane stuff, from shooting fireworks out their butts, snorting wasabi, having a bowel movement on a display toilet in a hardware store, to funny pranks such as having Wee Man and other small people getting into a bar fight while others look on confused. Whatever it is, you can rest assured it will have you either rolling around laughing or shaking your head, but you’ll have a good time either way.
I had a good time watching these discs, but I so wish they were on Blu-ray as I love the increased resolution of high definition. The only gripe I have besides that is how the TV collection says it’s uncensored, yet they bleep/edit out any swearing, nudity (not that I want to see any of it mind you), etc. Adding more insult to injury is the fact these DVDs are the original ones from the mid-2000s, as it would’ve been nice if somehow Paramount could’ve took their time and remade these discs with footage pulled straight from the masters to make a clean looking, truly uncensored version. But I get that they were trying to get all of this released just in time for Johnny Knoxville’s next crazy flick, Action Point.
The DVDs also come with any special features that were included during their original release, so at least that’s an added bonus. So while I wished this was a Blu-ray release and that the TV collection included here was truly uncensored, the Jackass: Complete TV and Movie Collection is still a box full of fun for any that can handle the humor. Just be mindful of the guys speeding down hills in shopping carts when you go to pick this up in stores.