New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

July 30, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 1 [videorecording]

July 29, 2014
[England] : British Broadcasting Corp. ; [New York] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
2 videodiscs (ca. 269 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, Prunella Scales, Francesca Annis.
Title from container.
A clubbable woman / produced by Eric Abraham ; screenplay by Alan Plater ; director, Ross Devenish -- An advancement of learning / produced by Eric Abraham ; screenplay by Alan Plater ; director, Maurice Phillips -- An autumn shroud / produced by Eric Abraham ; screenplay by Malcolm Bradbury ; director, Richard Standeven.
The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain.

Dirty tricks [videorecording]

July 29, 2014
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, 2010, c2000.
1 videodisc (ca. 146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
James Bolam, Martin Clunes, Lindsay Duncan.
Title from disc label.
From the novel by Michael Dibdin.
Part bawdy bedroom farce, part zany crime caper. The story about a charming underachiever on the run from the law. Sure, he's manipulative, money-grubbing, and completely amoral. But is he a murderer? Absolutely not, he insists, despite the pesky corpses piling up. After befriending an accountant, he beds the man's randy wife Karen before a wealthy widow next catches his eye. When Karen meets an untimely demise, a plodding police detective gets involved, and things take a decidedly dicey turn.

Buck Rogers in the 25th century. Season one [videorecording]

July 28, 2014
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2012]
6 videodiscs (1165 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Tim O'Connor, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc.
Television version not rated, theatrical version rated PG.
"Series pilot included is theatrical version rather than televised version."--Container.
disc 1. Awakening, pts. 1-2 ; Planet of the slave girls, pts. 1-2 -- disc 2. Vegas in space ; The plot to kill a city, pts. 1-2 ; Return of the Fighting 69th -- disc 3. Unchained woman ; Planet of the Amazon women ; Cosmic wiz kid ; Escape from wedded bliss -- disc 4. Cruise ship to the stars ; Space vampire ; Happy birthday, Buck ; A blast for Buck -- disc 5. Ardala returns ; Twiki is missing ; Olympiad ; A dream of Jennifer -- disc 6. Space rockers ; Buck's duel to the death ; Fight of the war watch, pts. 1-2.
Blast off to the 25th century with Buck Rogers, one of the most popular sci-fi heroes of all time! When 20th century astronaut William 'Buck' Rogers is awakened 500 years after a deep space disaster, to an Earth in recovery from nuclear war, he must join Colonel Wilma Deering to lead the crew of the starship Searcher against a galaxy of evil from the past, present, and faraway future.

Fairly legal. Season one [videorecording]

July 28, 2014
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2012.
3 videodiscs (7 hr., 18 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams, Baron Vaughn.
Special features: exclusive scene comparisons with commentary; deleted scenes; gag reel.
Originally aired on USA network in 2011.
disc 1. Pilot ; Priceless ; Benched -- disc 2. Bo me once ; Two Richards ; Believers ; Coming home -- disc 3. Ultravinyl ; My best friend's prenup ; Bridges.
Kate Reed is a mediator whose skills are tested as she solves unconventional cases while balancing her complicated life. Features all ten season one episodes.

Fairly legal. Season two [videorecording]

July 28, 2014
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment [distributor], [2013]
3 videodiscs (ca. 9 hr., 16 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Sarah Shahi, Ryan Johnson, Virginia Williams, Michael Trucco.
Originally aired on USA Network in 2012.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes, gag reel.
disc 1. Satisfaction ; Start me up ; Bait and switch ; Shine a light ; Gimme shelter -- disc 2. What they seem ; Teenage wasteland ; Ripple of hope ; Kiss me, Kate -- disc 3. Shattered ; Borderline ; Force Majeure ; Finale.
"Kate Reed never faced a fight she didn't want ... to win. A former lawyer, she's now a mediator who loves to resolve others' conflicts. But it's often her own conflicts that could use some attention." --Container.

Roseanne. The complete fifth season [videorecording].

July 25, 2014
[Golden Valley, Minn.] : Mill Creek Entertainment, c2012.
3 videodiscs (585 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Lecy Goranson, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, Johnny Galecki, Estelle Parsons.
Title from disc labels.
DVD release of individual episodes originally broadcast on television in 1992-1993.
Disc one. Terms of estrangement. Part 1 -- Terms of estrangement. Part 2 -- The dark ages -- Mommy nearest -- Pretty in black -- Looking for loans in all the wrong places -- Halloween IV -- Ladies' choice -- Disc two. Stand on your man -- Good girls, bad girls -- Of ice and men -- It's no place like home for the holidays -- Crime and punishment -- War and peace -- Lanford daze -- Wait 'til your father gets home -- Disc three. First cousin, twice removed -- Lose a job, Winnebago -- It's a boy -- It was twenty years ago today-- -- Playing with matches -- Promises, promises -- Glengarry, Glen Rosey -- Tooth or consequences -- Daughters and other strangers.
"The family frenzy begins when Roseanne and Jackie open a diner, Darlene decides to go to art school, Dan renovates a house creating even more financial tension, and Jackie starts dating a younger man"--Container.

Roseanne. The complete seventh season [videorecording].

July 25, 2014
Minneapolis, MN : Mill Creek Entertainment, 2013.
3 videodiscs (597 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
John Goodman, Roseanne, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 1994.
Disc one. Nine is enough -- Two for one -- Snoop Davey Dave -- Girl talk -- Sleeper -- Skelton in the closet -- Follow the son -- Punch and Jimmy -- White men can't kiss Disc 2. Thanksgiving 1994 -- Maybe baby -- The parenting trap -- Rear window -- My name is Bev -- Bed and bored -- Sisters -- Lost youth -- Single married female Disc 3. All about Rosey, part 1 & 2 -- Husands and wives -- Happy trailers -- The blaming of the shrew -- The birds and the frozen bees -- Coach potatoes -- Sherwood Schwartz: a loving tribute.
The Connor's humorously honest portrayal of American life continues in this unforgettable season. It was a year that rang in with Roseanne's unexpected pregnancy and the break-up of Darlene and David, then went on to tackle the issues of alcoholism, drug abuse and racial prejudice. There are also erotic dreams, nude neighbors, scandalous secrets, a fabulous Halloween and the Conner's all-time classic visit to Gilligan's Island.

Roseanne. The complete eighth season [videorecording].

July 25, 2014
Minneapolis, MN : Mill Creek Entertainment, 2013.
3 videodiscs (566 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
John Goodman, Roseanne, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 1995.
Disc 1. Shower the people you love with stuff -- Let them eat junk -- Roseanne in the hood -- The last date -- Halloween: the final chapter -- The fifties show -- The getaway (almost) -- The last Thursday in November -- Of mice and Dan Disc 2. Direct to video -- December bride -- The thrilla near the vanilla extract -- The white sheep of the family -- Becky Howser, M.D. -- Out of the past -- Construction junction -- We're going to Disney World, part 1 -- Disney World War II, part 2 Disc 3. Springtime for David -- Another mouth to shut up -- Morning becomes obnoxious -- Ballroom blitz -- The wedding -- Heart and soul -- Fights and stuff.
The original desperate housewife is at it again in Season 8 of Roseanne! It was a year that started with Roseanne's baby shower, DJ's Thanksgiving pageant, Jackie's internet addiction, two different Beckys and the arrival of Jerry Garcia Connor. It was the season of Darlene's wedding, Dan's heart attack, award winning loose-meat sandwiches, Ouija board horrors and supermarket samples. The 50s sitcom tribute and the Connor family trip to Disney World top off this unforgettable 8th season!

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 10.

July 25, 2014
©2014
3 videodiscs (502 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan.
Title from disc labels.
Houdini's ghost -- Glory days -- Wrong time, wrong place -- Guardian Angel -- A death in the family.
Season Ten sees the endearing duo travel to Amsterdam for a European Police Conference. Over the next six days Dalziel's life is turned upside down. Finding himself on the wrong side of the law, he becomes the prime suspect for the murder of a young British singer. Pascoe is determined to carry out his own investigation, adamant his boss is innocent. But why are the Dutch officers so keen to ensure Dalziel is charged with murder?

The book of Daniel [videorecording] : the complete series

July 25, 2014
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2006.
2 videodiscs (ca. 345 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Aidan Quinn, Susanna Thompson, Christian Campbell, Ivan Shaw, Alison Pill, Garret Dillahunt, Dylan Baker, Ellen Burstyn.
Title from container.
Special features: Contains four episodes never before aired on TV; deleted scenes from 5 episodes.
Disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-7.
The Reverend Daniel Webster is an unconventional Episcopalian priest who is challenged on many levels as he struggles to be a good husband, father, and minister, while navigating an often rocky relationship with the church hierarchy.

Bored to death. The complete first season [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[New York] : HBO Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2010.
2 videodiscs (ca. 220 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ted Danson, Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Burns.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2009.
After his girlfriend leaves him, aspiring writer Jonathan Ames finds he has a lot of time on his hands. Inspired by a detective novel, he advertises himself on Craiglist as an unlicensed private eye. The complete first season.

Bored to death. The complete second season [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
Burbank, CA : HBO Home Video, [2011]
2 videodiscs (ca. 203 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianaskis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns.
Title from disc labels.
Bonus features: audio commentaries, deleted scenes, outtakes.
disc 1. Escape from the dungeon! ; Make it quick, Fitzgerald! ; The Gowanas Canal has gonorrhea! ; I've been living like a demented god! -- disc 2. Forty-two down! ; The case of the grievous clerical error! ; Escape from the castle! ; Super Ray is mortal!
Running from his emotional baggage, a novelist and writer for a New York magazine moonlights as an unlicensed private detective.

Bored to death. The complete third season [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[United States] : HBO Home Entertainment, 2012.
2 videodiscs (203 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ted Danson, Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Burns.
Title from disc labels.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes ; outtakes ; inside the episodes ; 4 audio commentaries.
Blonde in the woods -- Gumball -- Black clock of time -- We could sing a duet -- I keep taking baths like Lady MacBeth -- Two large pearls and a bar of gold -- Forget the herring -- Nothing I can't handle by running away.
Writer turned private-eye Jonathan Ames was last spotted duking it out in a dean's office (almost) saving Super Ray from a stalker, and endorsing George's decision to resign from his glossy magazine gig. This season Jonathan will come face-to-face with 'furries', hang with Dick Cavett, and go on the ultimate oedipal investigation.

Buck Rogers in the 25th century. Season two [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2013]
4 videodiscs (634 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Tim O'Connor, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program, 1980-1981.
Disc 1. Time of the Hawk -- Journey to Oasis -- Disc 2. The Guardians -- Mark of the Saurian -- The Golden Man -- The Crystals -- Disc 3. The Satyr -- Shgoratchx! -- The Hand of Goral -- Testimony of a Traitor -- Disc 4. The Dorian Secret.
Blast off to the 25th century with Buck Rogers, one of the most popular sci-fi heroes of all time! When 20th century astronaut William 'Buck' Rogers is awakened 500 years after a deep space disaster, to an Earth in recovery from nuclear war, he must join Colonel Wilma Deering to lead the crew of the starship Searcher against a galaxy of evil from the past, present, and faraway future.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season two [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[United States] : BBC : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc., c2010.
2 videodiscs (377 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, Susannah Corbett, David Royle.
Originally broadcast as 4 episodes of the television series in 1996.
1. Ruling passion -- 2. A killing kindness -- 3. Deadheads -- 4. Exit lines.
Detective Andy Dalziel is an idiosyncratic copper with a penetrating wit and questionable personal habits. Inspector Peter Pascoe is his cultured sidekick, a thoughtful 'New Man' with a degree in Social Sciences, a caring attitude and a sharp brain. When they threw together these contrasting characters, few thought their talents would gel and that, sharing a commitment to justice, they would forge an impressive crime-solving partnership, and a tentative friendship.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 3 [videorecording].

July 25, 2014
[United States?] : BBC Worldwide : 2 Entertain Video Ltd. ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2011.
2 videodiscs (ca. 370 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Colin Buchanan, Warren Clarke, Susannah Corbett, David Royle.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast in 1998 as episodes of the television program.
Disc 1: Under world -- Child's play. Disc 2: Bones and silence -- The wood beyond.
The crime-busting odd couple of British law enforcement are back to solve more gripping murder mysteries. This series is as action-packed as ever, although two investigations affect the pair a bit too personally. Pascoe's wife, Ellie, puts her life and her marriage at risk when she gets perilously involved in a murder inquiry. Meanwhile, Dalziel becomes involved in a psychological game with a dangerous killer.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 4 [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[United States] : British Broadcasting Corporation : distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc., 2011.
2 videodiscs (361 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle.
Title from container.
Originally produced for television in 1999.
1. On Beaulah Height -- 2. Recalled to life -- 3. Time to go -- 4. The British Grenadier.
Andy Dalziel and his sidekick Peter Pascoe are back to solve more murder mysteries in this thrilling new season of Dalziel and Pascoe. The crime-busting duo investigates the killing of a child that revives memories of a similar crime 15 years ago, the death of a young man at a rave club and the wrongful conviction of a woman for murder back in 1963. In the final episode, Dalziel is part of a group held hostage in a pub, with Pascoe unaware that his boss is in danger.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 5 [videorecording].

July 25, 2014
[United States] : British Broadcasting Corporation, [2012]
2 videodiscs (363 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Colin Buchanan, Warren Clarke.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television series in 2002.
A sweeter Lazarus -- Cunning old fox -- Foreign bodies -- Above the law.
Series five of the hugely popular drama features four new powerful storylines for the gritty crime investigators DS Andy Dalziel and DI Peter Pascoe. Dalziel is less than pleased to discover that a young girl who was kidnapped and murdered 19 years ago has reappeared alive and well. During his efforts to disprove her identity, she dies for a second time, almost taking the truth with her.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 6 [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[New York, N.Y.] : BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2012.
2 videodiscs (365 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle.
Originally broadcast in 1996.
Disc 1. Walls of silence -- Home truths -- Disc 2. Secrets of the Dead -- Truth and consequences.
In season six of this gritty British crime thriller, grumpy old-school copper Andy Dalziel and his well-mannered university educated partner Peter Pascoe face more perplexing cases: The puzzling death of a schoolboy, the mysterious murder of a Sikh woman, the unexplained killing of a solicitor, and the appearance of a skeleton in a former mining town. On top of which, with Pascoe's wife and daughter now in America, the odd couple find themselves sharing Dalziel's house.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 7 [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[United States] : BBC, [2013]
2 videodiscs (ca. 473 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Keeley Forsyth, James Puddephatt.
Originally broadcast as a television series in 2002.
Based on the characters created by Reginald Hill.
The unwanted -- Men's Sana -- Sins of the father -- For love nor money -- Dialogues of the dead. Pt. 1 -- Dialogues of the dead. Pt. 2.
Andy Dalziel and sidekick Peter Pascoe are back to solve more murder mysteries in this season of Dalziel and Pascoe. The riveting combination of Dalziel's old-style policing and Pascoe's university-educated new man approach has made them a worldwide hit. Based on the award-winning novels of top crime-writer Reginald Hill.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 8 [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
[United Kingdom] : BBC Video, [2013].
2 videodiscs (ca. 357 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle.
Title from disc labels.
Originally produced for television in 2004.
A game of soldiers, pt. 1 -- A game of soldiers, pt. 2 -- The price of fame, pt. 1 -- The price of fame, pt. 2 -- Great escapes, pt. 1 -- Great escapes, pt. 2 -- Soft touch, pt. 1 -- Soft touch, pt. 2.
Although they are total opposites, Superintendent Andy Dalziel, a blowhard old-school detective and his by-the-book partner, Peter Pascoe, form an unbeatable crime-stopping team. Season eight features four intriguing new cases.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 9

July 25, 2014
©2005
2 videodiscs (468 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2005.
Heads you lose -- Dead meat -- The dig -- Dust thou art.
Four more two-part murder mysteries take the duo from a private zoo where they unearth a possible organ-trafficking racket, to a community hospital where patients are dying and staff are being attacked. And crimes of passion and chance occurrences bring a past murder case back to haunt Dalziel.

The lost room [videorecording]

July 25, 2014
©2006
2 videodiscs (284 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Krause, Julianna Margulies, Peter Jacobson, Dennis Christopher, April Grace, Chris Bauer, Elle Fanning, Ewen Breminer, Ann Cusack, Jorge-Luis Pallo, Harriet Sansom Harris, Margaret Cho, John Beasley, Nicholas Gulak, Roger Bart, Kevin Pollak.
Special features: "Inside The lost room" featurette.
DVD release of the television mini-series originally broadcast on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2006.
The key -- The clock -- The comb -- The box -- The eye -- The occupant.
In the 1960s, an unknown event at the Sunshine Motel caused ordinary things in Room 10 to transform into items of wonder: indestructible objects with extraordinary powers that are sought by those who know their secrets.

Murder one. The complete second season [videorecording]

July 24, 2014
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.
5 videodiscs (810 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Anthony LaPaglia, Michael Hayden, J.C. MacKenzie, Mary McCormick, David Bryan Wookside, Aaron Mosely.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television from 1996-1997.
When deputy district attorney Jimmy Wyler accepts a job at Hoffman & Associates law firm, he finds himself handling sensational high-profile cases straight off the evening news. First, he defends a woman arrested for murdering the governor of California. Next, he takes the defense for an NBA basketball superstar arrested for the murder of a flamboyant team owner. Lastly, Wyler handles the case of a man whose victims were all deadly ex-cons. Although the cases are vastly different, they all share one ironic twist - the defendants all admit they're guilty. Return to the courtroom for a second riveting season as "Murder One" follows three different murder trials from the point of view of the defense attorney.

Secret state

July 24, 2014
[Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn, [2014]
2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rupert Graves, Charles Dance, Gabriel Byrne.
Title from web page and container.
Inspired by the novel by Chris Mullin.
A British deputy prime minister is thrown into a world of political machinations and conspiracy he never knew existed.

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