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DVDs By The Numbers

Key stats from ''Transformers,'' ''300,'' and more

DVDs by the numbers: 2007

73 Percentage of Salt Lake City adults who purchased DVDs this year, making it the top market for DVD buyers in the U.S.

4.5 Record-breaking number of copies in millions, of Transformers DVDs sold on Oct. 16, its first day of release.

300 Name of Gerard Butler's Greek warrior movie — and the year's top-selling DVD. The No. 2 finisher: Happy Feet.

2,105 Hours of commentary in the five-season, 90-episode Family Guy Freakin' Party Pack.

2/25 Date Netflix shipped its 1 billionth rental — Babel — to a customer in Helotes, Tex.


SOME OTHER FUN FACTS:

Tastiest Swag Muffin tops in honor of Seinfeld: Season 8

2007 Too Much Info Award Black Snake Moan director Craig Brewer's commentary admission that a sex scene reminded him of ''getting it on with my wife.''

2007 Not Enough Info Award Flight of the Conchords which landed sans extras. No sing-along?

Worst Trend Bonus-free sets. Seriously, was Tina Yothers too busy for a flashback on Family Ties: Season 1?

Best Extras Extra ''Finding Leo,'' a.k.a. how Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant cast a sitcom guest star: guzzling wine and cold-calling the U.S. for ''an international heartthrob that don't mind making a t--t of himself.''

Originally posted Dec 21, 2007 Published in issue #971-972 Dec 28, 2007 Order article reprints