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Silly boxed sets

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Boxed sets would be more fun if they weren’t such conceptual yawns. A Die Hard box? An Astaire and Rogers set? Bo-o-ring. These things are supposed to be conversation pieces, right? We’re sure the following sets would be:

THE GOOD ENOUGH-TO-EAT-COLLECTION:
Hot DogThe Movie, Meatballs, Heroes, Bananas, Animal Crackers, Wild Strawberries, Nuts

THE ONOMATOPOEIA GIFT SET:
Huk, Phffft!, Hawmps!, Boin-n-g!, Eegah!

THE VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN HOMAGE BODY-PARTS BOX:
The Hand, Head, Claire’s Knee, Cold Feet, The Belly of an Architect

THE DESIGNER COLLECTION:
Andy Warhol’s Bad, Sidney Sheldon’s Bloodline, Paul McCartney’s Get Back, Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams, Fellini’s Roma

THE FILMS OF THE WIVES OF CARY GRANT:
City Lights (Virginia Cherrill), Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion (Betsy Drake), Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (Dyan Cannon)

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