Long before Comedy Central roasted James Franco and Charlie Sheen, there was NBC's "Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts." Now all 54 roasts have recently been released in a 25-disc DVD set that features 15 hours of bonus features, interviews, home movies, a collector's book and even a Martin figurine for Dino-philes. In 1973, Martin's long-running variety series began a new feature, "Man of the Week Celebrity Roast," and the following year the roasts turned into specials that lasted 11 years. Among the legends roasted include Martin, Bob Hope, then-California Gov. Ronald Reagan, Don Rickles, Johnny Carson, Sammy Davis Jr., Jack Benny and Lucille Ball. For more information go to http://www.timelife.com. Pictured: Dean Martin in "Kiss Me Stupid."
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