New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

December 19, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Death comes to Pemberley

December 18, 2014
©2014
1 videodisc (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, Matthew Goode, Jenna Coleman.
Title from disc label.
Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married and with two young sons, are preparing for the lavish annual ball at their magnificent Pemberley home.

Extant. the first season.

December 17, 2014
Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, 2014.
4 videodiscs (approximately 540 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Halle Berry, Goran Visnjic, Camryn Manheim.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: featurettes; deleted scenes; cast interview; bloopers; gag reel.
A sci-fi thriller that explores the realms of family, evolution, and, ultimately, the survival of the human race. Molly Woods is an astronaut trying to readjust to life on Earth. But slipping back into her role as wife and mother gets complicated when her doctor discovers that, after a year-long solo mission, Molly is inexplicably pregnant. Adding to her stress, Molly struggles to reconnect with her 'son,' a humanoid robot created by her engineer husband.

Dominion. Season one.

December 17, 2014
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment
2 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr., 19 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher Egan.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes; gag reel.
It's been 25 years since the angels waged war against humanity and the Archangel Michael turned against his brother Gabriel and fought alongside man. Now the survivors await a prophesied savior to deliver them from darkness. But when a rebellious young soldier discovers he's the Chosen One, the war between Heaven and Hell reignites with a fury.

Shameless. The complete fourth season

December 17, 2014
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2014]
3 videodiscs (642 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin, Ethan Cutkosky, Emma Greenwell, Noel Fisher.
Title from disc disc labels.
Based on the original series by Paul Abbott.
Season Four finds the Gallaghers braving another brutal Chicago winter and waiting on the medical fate of their permanently pickled patriarch Frank. With oldest daughter Fiona in a stable job and relationship, and newly graduated Lip enrolled in college, it seems like the Gallaghers might finally have a shot at the middle class American dream. But when you're down and out, moving up isn't so easy.

Banshee. The complete second season

December 17, 2014
©2014
4 videodiscs (511 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen, Rus Blackwell, Hoon Lee, Frankie R. Faison, Matt Servitto, Demetrius Grosse.
Title from disc labels.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
The new season finds Lucas, having escaped detection after being interrogated by FBI agent Jim Racine, with his hands fuller than ever as sheriff, dealing with (among other things) the murder of a Kinaho tribe girl, the continuing escalation of tensions between Amish overlord Kai Proctor and Kinaho tribe leader Alex Longshadow, as well as the unwelcome appearance of a surprise visitor: the reprobate son of the real (and late) Lucas Hood.

Girls. The complete third season

December 17, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Adam Driver, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Alex Karpovsky.
Title from disc labels.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
Hannah and Adam are now in a committed and the two are settling into a newfound domesticity in Hannah's apartment. Hannah is also working on her writing career and concentrating on delivering her eBook to her eccentric publisher. Marnie is adjusting to life after a sudden and traumatic breakup with Charlie. Nearing graduation, newly single Shoshanna masterminds a plan to create a healthy (at least on paper) balance between partying and her studies.

Looking. The complete first season

December 17, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, Murray Bartlett.
Title from disc labels.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcat on television in 2014.
The series revolves around three thirty-something friends living in San Francisco, who explore the exciting, sometimes overwhelming, options available to a new generation of gay men. Patrick is a 29-year-old video game designer, aspiring artist Agustín, 31, questions the idea of monogamy, and the group's oldest member, longtime waiter Dom, 39, is facing middle age with dreams still unfulfilled.

Good times. Season three [videorecording].

December 15, 2014
©1975
2 videodiscs (603 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Esther Rolle, John Amos, Ja'net DuBois, Ralph Carter, Jimmie Walker, BernNadette Stanis.
DVD release of the television series originally broadcast on CBS in 1975-1977.
The story of an African American family living in a Chicago housing project.

Doctor Who. The complete eighth series

December 10, 2014
©2014
5 videodiscs (approximately 586 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program on BBC America.
1. Deep breath -- 2. Into the Dalek -- 3. Robot of Sherwood -- 4. Listen -- 5. Time heist -- 6. The caretaker -- 7. Kill the moon -- 8. Mummy on the Orient Express -- 9. Flatline -- 10. Into the forest of the night -- 11. Dark water -- 12. Death in Heaven.
The Doctor and his companion travel across time and space.

Under the dome. Season 2

December 10, 2014
© 2014
4 videodiscs (532 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rachelle Lefevre, Mike Vogel, Britt Robertson, Colin Ford, Dean Norris.
Based on the book by Stephen King.
Disc 4: Turn -- Go now -- Special features: Stephen King & Season 2; Welcome back to Chester's Mill; A journey through Season 2; The transmedia world of Under the dome; The visual effects of Season 2; Ready for action: tales from under the dome, paintings by Jack Bender; Ready for action: tales from under the dome, creating Chester's Mill; gag reel.
In Season two of Under the Dome, the people of Chester's Mill struggle to break free of their nightmare, as a mysterious stranger and diminishing food supply threaten their very survival. Big Jim, driven by his lust for power, assumes the role of town sheriff. Meanwhile, someone has discovered a way out of the dome; will the rest escape?

Wonder Woman. The complete second season [videorecording]

December 8, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]
4 videodiscs (1094 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner, Beatrice Colen, Richard Eastham.
Special features include documentaries, interviews.
Originally broadcast on television 1977-1978.
The return of Wonder Woman -- Anschluss '77 -- The man who could move the world -- The Bermuda Triangle crisis -- Knockout -- The pied piper -- The queen and the thief -- I do, I do -- The man who made volcanoes -- Mind stealers from outer space part one -- Mind stealers from outer space part two -- The deadly toys -- Light-fingered lady -- Screaming javelin -- Diana's disappearing act -- Death in disguise -- I.R.A.C. Is missing -- Flight to oblivion -- Seance of terror -- The man who wouldn't tell -- The girl from Islandia -- The murderous missile.
After a 35 year absence, Diana, princess of the Amazons, returns to the outside world to help Steve Trevor, Jr. combat terrorists and other threats.

Wonder Woman. The complete third season [videorecording]

December 8, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]
4 videodiscs (1137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner.
Special features: commentary by Lynda Carter on my teenage idol is missing; new documentary Wonder woman: the ultimate feminist icon.
Originally broadcast on television from 1978-1979.
Disc 1: 1. My teenage idol is missing -- 2. Hot wheels -- 3. The deadly sting -- 4. The fine art of crime -- 5. Disco devil -- 6. Formicida -- Disc 2: 7. Time bomb -- 8. Skateboard wiz -- 9. The deadly dolphin -- 10. Stolen faces -- 11. Pot of gold -- 12. Gault's brain -- Disc 3: 13. Going, going, gone -- 14. Spaced out -- 15. The starships are coming -- 16. Amazon hot wax -- 17. The richest man in the world -- 18. A date with doomsday -- Disc 4: 19. The girl with a gift for disaster -- 20. The boy who knew her secret, part 1 -- 21. The boy who knew her secret, part 2 -- 22. The man who could not die -- 23. The phantom of the roller coaster, part 1 -- 24. The phantom of the roller coaster, part 2.
Season three introduces Wonder Woman to a new America of spies, thieves, phantoms and mad scientists. Includes all 24 episodes of the third and final thrill-packed season of the series.

Family guy. [Volume 13], Season 12.

December 2, 2014
Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
3 videodiscs (462 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice actors: Seth Green, Patrick Warburton, Alex Borstein, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Mike Henry, John Viener.
Title from disc labels.
Special features: Commentaries; deleted scenes; full episode animatic on "Christmas day".
The fetching collection of 21 uncensored episodes, in which Peter and Quagmire make beautiful music together, Stewie is reborn into a wealthy British household, and the griffins mourn the tragic death of their beloved mutt. (No, not Meg.) It's a dog-gone hilarious complete season.

The Simpsons. The complete fifteenth season [videorecording]

December 1, 2014
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2012.
4 videodiscs (ca. 484 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer.
Title from container.
Created by Matt Groening.
Disc 1: Treehouse of horror XIV -- My mother the carjacker -- The president wore pearls -- The regina monologues -- The fat and the furriest ; disc 2: Today, I am a clown -- 'Tis the fifteenth season -- Marge versus singles, seniors, childless couples and teens and gays -- I, (annoyed grunt)-bot -- Diatribe of a mad housewife -- Margical history tour ; disc 3: Milhouse doesn't live here anymore -- Smart & smarter -- The ziff who came to dinner -- Co-dependents' day -- The wandering juvie -- My big fat geek wedding -- disc 4: Catch 'em if you can -- Simple Simpson -- The way we weren't -- Bart-mangled banner -- Fraudcast news.
Homer works, with pride, in a nuclear power plant run with more regard for profit that safety. Marge is his wife, who is a hardworking supermom. Together they have three kids: Bart is the oldest, but an underachiever ("and proud of it"), Lisa is the brains in the family and is known at school as the "principal's pet," and Maggie, who is the baby.

Broad city. Season one

November 26, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson.
Follow the adventures of two best friends working the big city. No matter how bad it gets, these broads are always down with whatever hits them.

The Simpsons. The eleventh season [videorecording]

November 25, 2014
Bevely Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2008, c1999.
4 videodiscs (496 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices : Dan Castellanets, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer.
Title from container.
Disc 1. Beyond Blunderdome / written by Mike Scully, directed by Steven Dean Moore (22: 32) -- Brother's little helper / written by George Meyer, directed by Mark Kirkland (22:33) -- Guess who's coming to criticize dinner / written by Al Jean, directed by Nancy Kruse (22:33) -- Treehouse of horror X / written by Tim Long, directed by Pete Michels (22:33) -- E-I E-I (Annoyed grunt) / written by Ian Maxtone-Graham, directed by Bob Anderson (22:33). Disc 2. Hello gutter, Hello Fadder / written by Al Jean, directed by Mike B. Anderson (22:33) -- Eight misbehavin' / written by Matt Selman, directed by Steven Dean Moore (22:33) -- Take my wife, Sleaze / written by John Swartzwelder, directed by Neil Affleck (22:33) -- Grift of the Magi / written by Tom Martin, directed by Matthew Nastuk (22:33) -- Little Big Mom / written by Carolyn Omine, directed by Mark Kirkland (22:33) -- Faith off / written by Frank Mula, directed by Nancy Kruse 22:33). Disc 3. Mansion family / John Swartzwelder, directed by Michael Polcino (22:32) -- Saddlesore Galactica / written by Tim Long, directed by Lance Kramer (22:33) -- Alone again, Natura-Diddily (22:32) -- Missionary: impossible / written by Ron Hauge, directed by Steven Dean Moore (22:33) -- Pygmoelian / written by Larry Doyle, directed by Mark Kirkland 22:30) -- Bart to the future / written by Daniel Greaney, directed by Michael Marcantel (22:26). Disc 4. Days of wine and d'oh'ses / written by Deb Laucsta & Dan Castellaneta, directed by Neil Affleck/ (22:32) -- Kill the alligator and run / written by John Swartzwelder, directed by Jen Kamerman (22:32) -- Last tap dance in Springfield / written by Julie Thacker, directed by Nancy Kruse (22:32) -- It's a mad, mad, mad, mad Marge / written by Tim Long & George Meyer & Mike Scully & Matt Selman, directed by Mark Kirkland (22:32) -- Behind the laughter.
Here are some of the best, or at least most disturbing, episodes ever, including ones in which Bart and Homer end up in a leper colony, Apu and Manjula have octuplets, Moe gets a facelift, Homer annoys Mel Gibson, Maude Flanders gets killed, Bart goes bersek and plows through Springfield in a tank, Lisa grows up to be president, and Homer is abducted by evil horse-jockey trolls.

The Simpsons. The fourteenth season [videorecording]

November 25, 2014
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
4 videodiscs (482 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria.
Title from container.
Bonus features: A haunting invite from creator Matt Groening ; audio commentaries on every episode ; featurettes ; deleted scenes with commentary ; multi-angle animation showcase ; original sketches ; special language feature and much more!
disc 1. Treehouse of horror XIII ; How I spent my summer vacation ; Bart vs. Lisa vs. the third grade ; Large Marge ; Helter shelter -- disc 2. The great louse detective ; Special Edna ; The dad who knew too little ; The strong arms of the ma ; Pray anything ; Barting over -- disc 3. I'm spelling as fast as I can ; A star is born-again ; Mr. Spritz goes to Washington ; C.E. D'oh ; Scuse me while I miss the sky ; Three gays of the condo -- disc 4. Dude, where's my ranch? ; Old Yeller-belly ; Brake my wife, please ; The Bart of war ; Moe baby blues.
Set contains 22 episodes of the animated television program featuring the dysfunctional family.

Little house on the prairie. A merry Ingalls Christmas.

November 24, 2014
[Toronto] : EOne Entertainment, [2014]
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Melissa Sue Anderson, Karen Grassle.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast on television in 1974 and 1981.
Christmas at Plum Creek -- A Christmas they never forgot.
Celebrate the holidays with two classic specials, restored to original broadcast length and remastered for superior picture and sound. In "Christmas at Plum Creek," the members of the Ingalls family share a heartwarming first Christmas in their new home, and Laura makes a personal sacrifice that captures the meaning of the holidays. In "A Christmas They Never Forgot," the family waits out a snowstorm by remembering favorite Christmases from the past.

Inspector Lewis. Series 7

November 24, 2014
[Alexnadria, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2014]
2 videodiscs (approximately 270 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Rebecca Front, Clare Holman, Angela Griffin.
Title from disc labels.
Inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of Colin Dexter.
Entry wounds -- The lions of Nemea -- Beyond Good & Evil
DI Robert Lewis comes out of retirement to assist newly promoted DI James Hathaway investigate a series of crimes in and around Oxford.

The Simpsons. The complete second season [videorecording]

November 24, 2014
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
4 videodiscs (ca. 506 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as season two 1990-1991.
Bart gets an F -- Simpson and Delilah -- Treehouse of horror -- Two cars in every garage and three eyes on every fish -- Dancin' Homer -- Dead putting society -- Bart vs. Thanksgiving -- Bart the daredevil -- Itchy & Scratchy & Marge -- Bart gets hit by a car -- One fish, two fish, blowfish, blue fish -- The way we was -- Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th commandment -- Principal Charming -- Oh brother, where art thou? -- Bart's dog gets an F -- Old money -- Brush with greatness -- Lisa's substitute -- The war of the Simpsons -- Three men and a comic book -- Blood feud.
The entire second season of the animated television show, The Simpsons.

The Simpsons. The complete third season [videorecording]

November 24, 2014
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
4 videodiscs (551 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast 1991-1992.
Stark raving dad -- Mr. Lisa goes Washington -- When Flanders failed -- Bart the murderer -- Homer defined -- Like father, like clown -- Treehouse of horror II -- Lisa's pony -- Saturdays of thunder -- Flaming Moe's -- Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk -- I married Marge -- Radio Bart -- Lisa the Greek -- Homer alone -- Bart the lover -- Homer at the bat -- Separate vocations -- Dog of death -- Colonel Homer -- Black widower -- Otto show -- Bart's friend falls in love -- Brother, can you spare two dimes?
Contains every episode from the third season. Includes commentary by the writers on every episode.

The Simpsons. The complete fourth season [videorecording]

November 24, 2014
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
4 videodiscs (506 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as season four 1992-1993.
Kamp Krusty -- Streetcar named Marge -- Homer the heretic -- Lisa the beauty queen -- Treehouse of horror III -- Itchy and scratchy: the movie -- Marge gets a job -- New kid on the block -- Mr. Plow -- Lisa's first word -- Homer's triple bypass -- Marge vs. the monorail -- Selma's choice -- Brother from the same planet -- I love Lisa -- Duffless -- Last exit to Springfield -- So it's come to this: a Simpsons clip show -- Front -- Whacking day -- Marge in chains -- Krusty gets kancelled.
More antics with the Simpson family. Includes all 22 season four episodes, commentaries, deleted scenes, storyboards, featurettes, and much more. Episodes include: Kamp Krusty, A Streetcar Named Marge, Homer the Heretic, Lisa the Beauty Queen, Treehouse of Horror III, Marge Gets a Job, New Kid on the Block, Mr. Plow, Lisa's First Word, Homer's Triple Bypass, Marge vs. the Monorail, Selma's Choice, Brother From the Same Planet, Duffless, I Love Lisa, and more.

The Simpsons. The complete fifth season [videorecording]

November 24, 2014
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
4 videodiscs (506 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast by Fox during the 1993-1994 season.
Disc 4. Burns' heir / written by Jace Richdale ; directed by Mark Kirkland -- Sweet Seymour Skinner's baadasssss song / written by Bill Oakley, Josh Weinstein -- The boy who knew too much / written by John Swartzwelder ; directed by Jeffrey Lynch -- Lady Bouvier's lover / written by Bill Oakley & Josh Weinstein ; directed by Wes Archer -- Secrets of a successful marriage / written by Greg Daniels ; directed by Carlos Baeza.
Contains the complete fifth season of the animated television sit-com of the satiric adventures of a working class family, the Simpsons.

The Simpsons. The complete sixth season [videorecording]

November 24, 2014
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
4 videodiscs (565 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as season six 1994-1995.
Bart of darkness -- Lisa's rival -- Another Simpsons clip show -- Itchy & scratchy land -- Sideshow Bob Roberts -- Treehouse of Horror V -- Bart's girlfriend -- Lisa on ice -- Homer Badman -- Grampa vs. sexual inadequacy -- Fear of flying -- Homer the great -- And Maggie makes three -- Bart's comet -- Homie the clown -- Bart vs. Australia -- Homer vs. Patty and Selma -- A star is Burns -- Lisa's wedding -- Two dozen and one greyhounds -- The PTA disbands! -- 'Round Springfield -- The Springfield connection -- Lemon of Troy -- Who shot Mr. Burns? (Part one).
Showcasing all 25 episodes from the acclaimed sixth season, including Part One of the season cliffhanger 'Who Shot Mr. Burns?'

The Simpsons. The complete seventh season [videorecording]

November 24, 2014
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2011.
4 videodiscs (571 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices of: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television during the 1995-1996 season.
Disc 1: Who shot Mr. Burns? (Part Two) ; Radioactive man ; Home sweet homediddly-dum-doodily ; Bart sells his soul ; Lisa the vegetarian ; Treehouse of horror VI -- Disc 2: King-size Homer ; Mother Simpson ; Sideshow Bob's last gleaming ; Simpsons 138th episode spectacular ; Marge be not proud ; Team Homer ; Two bad neighbors -- Disc 3: Scenes from the class struggle in Springfield ; Bart the fink ; Lisa the iconoclast ; Homer the Smithers ; Day the violence died ; Fish called Selma ; Bart on the road -- Disc 4: 22 short films about Springfield ; Raging Abe Simpson and his grumbling grandson in "The curse of the flying hellfish" ; Much Apu about nothing ; Homerpalooza ; Summer of 4 Ft. 2.
Season 7 of The Simpsons brought fans the answer to the question 'Who shot Mr. Burns?' They also got to go rock out at Homerpalooza and watch as Lisa became a vegetarian. This set contains the complete season along with many extras.

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