Fresh batteries in the remote, armchair set to recline. Dads are easy to please so take your pick of our ten DVD box sets for Fathers Day, including a couple of Blu-ray discs for the high-def dad.
Curb Your Enthusiasm – Seasons 1-6 £80
Forget Victor Meldrew, the ultimate grumpy old man crown belongs to Larry David in the mainly improvised but always excellent Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Die Hard Quadrilogy £35
Give dad some armchair action with the complete Die Hard collection. Anyone tells you Die Hard 4.0: Live Free or Die Hard is rubbish, take ‘em out with a helicopter.
The Wire: Complete 4th series £29
If you don’t know the Wire, just know this. It’s one of the best drama series on the box. From the awesome HBO, it follows crime, corruption, cops and kids in gritty Baltimore.
Dexter Series 1 £25
This dark series about a serial killer who kills serial killers, is imbued with enough blood spatter and detective work to keep dad hooked. But mum’ll enjoy the quirky warmth towards the devilishly handsome Dexter.
James Bond Casino Royale Box Set £100
All the Bond movies (careully ignoring the yet-to-be-completed Quantum of Solace) in this epic 42 disc box set. Add to that a poker chip set and two packs of playing cards and dad’s all set for an Alan Partridge-style Bond marathon.
Born Survivor – Bear Grylls £12 each
Whether he’s parachuting into crocodile-infested water in Panama, eating lizards and worms in Patagonia and the Sahara desert or ‘surviving’ in cushy hotels, Bear Grylls will provide your dad with essential survival techniques for, er, the back garden.
The Ultimate Bourne Collection £24
Don’t blame us if your dad starts attempting hand to hand combat with the teatowel. He’s only replicating a scene from the final film in the breakneck Bourne trilogy.
Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection £15
If Harrison Ford’s not too old to go adventuring, neither’s your dad. The 3 film box set also has a special feature about new whip flick, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Planet Earth Box Set – Blu-ray £40
Were you the only person not to get this awesome documentary for your dad at Christmas? Well, it’s to your advantage as the 5 disc Blu-ray box set has been knocked down to £40.
Torchwood – Series 1 Blu-ray £55
Dad been harbouring a secret flame for Gwen Cooper, the no-nonsense, leather-wearing former police officer? Treat him to the complete first series of this Doctor Who spin-off in glorious high-def. Just don’t tell mum.
All these DVD box sets are available from Play.com