Monday, October 31, 2011

Law & Order: The Complete Series on DVD

Coming to DVD in November: Law & Order: The Complete Series

OWN YOUR COMPLETE LIBRARY OF THE LONGEST RUNNING CRIME DRAMA IN THE HISTORY OF TELEVISION
LAW & ORDER"THE COMPLETE SERIES
NOVEMBER 8, 2011


AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY IN A STUNNING 104-DISC DVD BOX SET, INCLUDING NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED SEASONS AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

"Law & Order," the longest-running crime drama in the history of television, tied with "Gunsmoke" as the longest running drama series ever, is available in its entirety November 8, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. With plotlines ripped from the headlines, this landmark multi-Emmy award-winning series is not simply a beloved television drama, but also a slice of the American cultural landscape. Through 20 explosive seasons, the devoted New York City crime-fighters and prosecutors of "Law & Order" have set the gold standard for dramatic crime-solving.

"Law & Order" The Complete Series gives fans the chance to follow every investigation from the discovery of the body to the final verdict, since the series' 1990 beginning, on 104 discs available November 8, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. This unprecedented collection includes 11 full seasons that have never been released on DVD until now. Recapture every compelling case from this incredible series featuring an incomparable ensemble cast and dozens of electric guest stars all packaged in a beautiful 20-season, 104-disc collector's box set. "Law & Order" The Complete Series also includes an exclusive collectible episode guide, as well as hours of exciting bonus material including deleted scenes, featurettes, cast interviews and more, on select seasons.

From Executive Producer and Series Creator Dick Wolf, architect of the most successful brand in the history of primetime television, "Law & Order," the series has featured an all-star cast including Sam Waterson ("I'll Fly Away"), Jerry Orbach (Dirty Dancing), Dennis Farina (Out of Sight), Chris Noth ("Sex and the City"), S. Epatha Merkerson (Lackawanna Blues), Steven Hill (The Firm), Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas), Benjamin Bratt (Traffic), Angie Harmon ("Rizzoli & Isles"), Elizabeth Rohm ("Heroes"), Jesse L. Martin (Rent), Fred Dalton Thompson (Secretariat), Jill Hennessey ("Crossing Jordan"), Jeremy Sisto ("Six Feet Under"), and Anthony Anderson (The Departed), among others.

SYNOPSIS: The Emmy-winning series Law & Order is the longest running crime series of all time and now is available in a complete collection worthy of its iconic status. This incredible set includes every powerful hour made from Law & Order's 20 years on NBC and comes with an exclusive and collectible episode guide. For twenty seasons, Dick Wolf's Primetime series, produced by Wolf Films and Universal Media Studios, has covered the dedicated New York City police who investigated crimes and the district attorneys who prosecuted the offenders. Known for its hard-hitting, ripped-from-the-headlines style, the series showcased the talents of numerous illustrious stars from stage, film and television. Rediscover Law & Order's intelligent writing and the riveting acting that inspired a brand of successful dramas that continues to captivate audiences around the globe.

BOX SET BONUS FEATURES

DELETED AND EXTENDED SCENES
THE CREATION OF LAW & ORDER: An Interview with Dick Wolf about the creation of the series
PREVIEW OF LAW & ORDER INTERACTIVE GAME
LAW & ORDER: THE FIRST THREE SEASONS
JERRY ORBACH TRIBUTE: Highlights from his time on the show with comments from recent "Law & Order" cast members, as well as "Trial By Jury." Also includes commentary about Jerry from past cast members such as Dann Florek and Chris Noth
JERRY ORBACH PROFILE: Commentary from Jerry Orbach, as well as clips from season three as he talks about the cast, characters and stories of Law & Order
AMERICA'S TOP SLEUTHS
HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET CROSSOVER EPISODES
JESSE L. MARTIN PROFILE: An in depth one on one interview where he speaks about growing up, how he got into acting and much, much more
FRED THOMPSON PROFILE: An intimate sit down interview with the Senator where he speaks about how he became a part of the show
SET TOUR WITH JERRY ORBACH: Jerry Orbach takes the viewers on a walk thru the set. Showing all the ins and outs of the set
INTERVIEW WITH FORENSIC SCIENTIST PARK DIETZ
CAST MEMBER PROFILES

Street Date: November 8, 2011
Copyright: 2011 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Aspect Ratio: Full Screen 1.33:1 and Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1

Monday, October 24, 2011

Coming to DVD: Mission: Impossible - The '88 TV Season

Coming to DVD on November 29: Mission: Impossible: The '88 TV Season
Peter Graves reprises his role as Jim Phelps, the brilliant and charismatic leader of the Impossible Missions Force. Summoned out of retirement, Phelps organizes a new team of IMF agents in order to carry out dangerous and complex assignments. The revival of the classic, award-winning spy show that launched the blockbuster film franchise debuts on DVD with its first explosive season! 5 disc set -- released in time for the December theatrical debut of the Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol film -- includes all 19 first-season episodes introducing the new IMF team. Guest stars include: John de Lancie (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Parker Stevenson (The Hardy Boys), Maud Adams (Octopussy), Lynda Day George (Mission: Impossible).

Mystery TV Themes: MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE

Buy Online:
Mission Impossible: The 88 TV Season
Mission: Impossible - Complete Series


Monday, October 17, 2011

Complete BARNEY MILLER on DVD October 25

Coming to DVD this October: Barney Miller: The Complete Series

Airing on ABC primetime from 1974-1982 and seen by millions, “Barney Miller” is a situation comedy television series set in a NYC police station in Greenwich Village. Captain Barney Miller is the kind of cop we'd all like to meet. He somehow manages to maintain order over a group of inner-city detectives who gamble for a hobby, get hit on by anything in skirts, go to renaissance philosophy conventions for fun, and would really prefer to be writing. These colorful characters worked together to make one of the funniest sitcoms ever and is cemented in classic TV status.

Special Features
* 32-page commemorative book
* New interviews with cast (Linden, Gail, Vigoda)
* First season of the spin-off show, Fish, starring Abe Vigoda
* Original unaired pilot
* Writers commentary on select episodes

Related: Mystery TV Themes: BARNEY MILLER

Monday, October 10, 2011

Complete MCMILLAN & WIFE on Oct 18

Now you can take a nostalgic trip back to 70 s California-cool with the highly-anticipated DVD release of this timeless whodunit series featuring one of prime-time TV s most loved on-screen couples! The complete set of all 6 seasons in one box set. San Francisco Police Commissioner Stewart McMillan and Sally, Mac's zany, but discerning wife, form a one-of-a-kind crime-fighting duo that solves some of the city s most baffling and peculiar cases.

Buy Online: McMillan & Wife: Complete Series Box Set

Monday, October 3, 2011

IT TAKES A THIEF on DVD November 15

Coming to DVD this November: It Takes A Thief: The Complete Series

Alexander Mundy (Robert Wagner) is the world's greatest cat burglar...until the day he gets caught. But thievery skills are an asset in the world of espionage, so Mundy is pardoned when he agrees to use his wily ways to help steal for the U.S. Government. Stars six-time Golden Globe nominee Robert Wagner in his TV debut.

All three seasons of the hit ABC television show available for the first time ever in an 18-disc collectible box. The star-studded guest lineup includes the likes of Fred Astaire, Bette Davis, Peter Sellers, Raymond Burr, Susan Saint James, Bill Bixby, Ricardo Montalbon, Joseph Cotton, Roddy McDowall, Julie Newmar, and many more. Bonus features include: A retrospective featurette, a new Robert Wagner interview, the feature-length "Magnificent Thief" pilot, an interview with producer Glen A. Larson, collectible photo book, limited-edition reproduction of a 35mm film frame, an exclusive four-piece coaster set, and a collectible booklet with retrospective essay.

Buy Online: It Takes a Thief: The Complete Series

More links:
Opening Theme: IT TAKES A THIEF
Mystery TV Themes: HART TO HART

Monday, September 26, 2011

KOJAK: SEASON TWO on DVD

At long last, Kojak: Season Two is available on DVD:

Telly Savalas returns as the lollipop-packing dapper detective Theo Kojak in another unforgettable season of the renowned mystery series. Season Two features Lieutenant Kojak laying down the law in homicide cases involving organized crime, terrorists, drug traffickers, a serial bomber and a killer multimillion-dollar thief in an investigation that sends Kojak undercover as a Greek millionaire. Whether he’s utilizing his irresistible charm or bending the rules to catch a murderer, you can always bet that Kojak will close the case.

Created by Emmy and Academy Award winning writer Abby Mann, Kojak ran for five seasons on CBS from 1973 1978 and remains a legendary series among homicide dramas. All 25 Original Season Two Episodes 


Buy Online:
Kojak - Season One
Kojak: Season Two

Related Link: Opening Theme: KOJAK

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Perry Mason: Season Six, Vol. 1

Coming to DVD in October is the first half of the sixth season of Perry Mason (out of nine seasons total). Raymond Burr stars as the attorney who specializes in defending seemingly indefensible cases. With the aid of secretary Della Street (Barbara Hale) and investigator Paul Drake (William Hopper), Mason often finds that by digging deeply into the facts, startling facts can be revealed. Often relying on his outstanding courtroom skills, he often tricks or traps people into unwittingly admitting their guilt.

Perry Mason: Season Six, Vol. 1 includes the first 14 episodes from the 1962-63 season:

"The Case of the Bogus Books"
"The Case of the Capricious Corpse"
"The Case of the Playboy Pugilist"
"The Case of the Double-Entry Mind"
"The Case of the Hateful Hero"
"The Case of the Dodging Domino"
"The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle"
"The Case of the Stand-In Sister"
"The Case of the Weary Watchdog"
"The Case of the Lurid Letter"
"The Case of the Fickle Filly"
"The Case of the Polka Dot Pony"
"The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe"
"The Case of the Bluffing Blast"

Buy Online:
Perry Mason (50th Anniversary Edition)
Perry Mason - Season One, Vol. 1
Perry Mason - Season One, Vol. 2
Perry Mason - Season Two, Vol. 1
Perry Mason - Season Two, Vol. 2
Perry Mason - Season 3, Vol. 1
Perry Mason - The Third Season - Vol. 2
Perry Mason: Season 4, Vol. 1
Perry Mason: Season Four, Vol. 2
Perry Mason: Season Five, Vol. 1
Perry Mason: Season Five, Volume 2
Perry Mason: Season Six, Vol. 1
Perry Mason: Season 6 V.2

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