New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

January 19, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Season two

January 18, 2018
[Bethesda, Maryland] : BBC America, [2018]
2 videodiscs (approximately 412 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, Neil Brown Jr., Hannah Marks, Fiona Dourif,
Title from disc label.
Based on the novels by Douglas Adams.
Vast dangers lurking in the fantasy realm navigate a path to Earth, becoming a threat in reality, and it's up to Dirk and the gang to stop them in their tracks. But first, they need to find each other.

Living single. The complete second season.

January 17, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2017]
3 videodiscs (609 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Queen Latifah, Kim Coles, John Henton, Erika Alexander, Kim Fields.
Title from disc label.
Full screen (1.33:1).
disc 1. Episodes 1-9 -- disc 2. Episodes 10-18 -- disc 3. Episodes 19-27.
It's definitely a 'singles thing' when six upwardly-mobile African-Americans; a smart feminist, her endearing cousin, a superficial diva, and sharp-tongued lawyer, a macho stockbroker, and a naïve handyman allow viewers to come into their Brooklyn brownstone and eavesdrop on their lives, loves and attitudes.

Sanford and son : The fifth season.

January 17, 2018
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
3 videodiscs (approximately 585 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Whitman Mayo, LaWanda Page.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the episodes originally broadcast as a television comedy 1975-1976.
South Central L.A. junk dealer Fred Sanford and his partner-in-grime, son Lamont, are constantly struggling to make ends meet, but Fred always has just one more get-rich-quick scheme up his sleeve, sometimes involving best friend Grady. When he's not haggling over his empire of junk, he's sparring with his sister-in-law, the cantankerous, Bible-thumping Aunt Esther.

Sanford and son. The sixth season

January 17, 2018
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
3 videodiscs (approximately 585 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Whitman Mayo, LaWanda Page.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the episodes originally broadcast as a television comedy 1976-1977.
South Central L.A. junk dealer Fred Sanford and his partner-in-grime, son Lamont, are constantly struggling to make ends meet, but Fred always has just one more get-rich-quick scheme up his sleeve, sometimes involving best friend Grady. When he's not haggling over his empire of junk, he's sparring with his sister-in-law, the cantankerous, Bible-thumping Aunt Esther.

The Doctor Blake mysteries. Season four

January 16, 2018
[New York, NY] : BBC Worldwide Ltd., [2017]
2 videodiscs (ca. 472 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner, Charlie Cousins, Cate Wolfe.
Title from disc.
Disc 1. The open road ; Golden years ; Lucky numbers ; Against the Odds -- Disc 2. The price of love ; A difficult lie ; For whom the bell tolls ; The visible world.
The continuing story of Dr. Lucien Blake as he practices medicine and investigates murder in 1950s rural Australia.

Better call Saul. Season three

January 16, 2018
©2018
3 videodiscs (approximately 498 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bob, Odenkirk, Vince Gilligan, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Micahel McKean, Giancarlo Esposito.
Widescreen (1.78:1)
Originally broadcast as individual episodes of the television program in 2017.
Disc 3: Slip ; Fall ; Lantern.
The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Sanford and son. The first season.

January 16, 2018
©1972
2 videodiscs (approximately 390 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Whitman Mayo, LaWanda Page.
Title from disc label.
Full screen 1.33:1.
Disc 2: The great Sanford siege ; Coffins for sale ; The barracuda ; TV or not TV ; The suitcase case ; Return of the barracuda ; The piano movers.
South Central L.A. junk dealer Fred Sanford and his partner-in-grime, son Lamont, are constantly struggling to make ends meet, but Fred always has just one more get-rich-quick scheme up his sleeve, sometimes involving best friend Grady. When he's not haggling over his empire of junk, he's sparring with his sister-in-law, the cantankerous, Bible-thumping Aunt Esther.

Sanford and son. The second season.

January 16, 2018
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
3 videodiscs (approximately 588 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Whitman Mayo, LaWanda Page.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the episodes originally broadcast as a television comedy 1972-1973.
By the numbers -- Whiplash -- The dowry -- Jealousy -- Tooth or consequences -- The card sharps -- Have gun, will sell -- The Puerto Ricans are coming! -- The shootout -- Blood is thicker than junk -- Sanford and son and sister makes three -- A guest in the yard -- Fred & Carol and Fred & Donna -- The light housekeeper -- The big party -- A visit from Lena Horne -- Lamont goes African -- Watts side story -- The infernal triangle -- Pops 'n' pals -- Home sweet home for the aged -- Potluck -- The kid -- Rated X.
South Central L.A. junk dealer Fred Sanford and his partner-in-grime, son Lamont, are constantly struggling to make ends meet, but Fred always has just one more get-rich-quick scheme up his sleeve, sometimes involving best friend Grady. When he's not haggling over his empire of junk, he's sparring with his sister-in-law, the cantankerous, Bible-thumping Aunt Esther.

Sanford and son. The third season

January 16, 2018
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
3 videodiscs (approximately 585 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Whitman Mayo, LaWanda Page.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the episodes originally broadcast as a television comedy 1973-1974.
South Central L.A. junk dealer Fred Sanford and his partner-in-grime, son Lamont, are constantly struggling to make ends meet, but Fred always has just one more get-rich-quick scheme up his sleeve, sometimes involving best friend Grady. When he's not haggling over his empire of junk, he's sparring with his sister-in-law, the cantankerous, Bible-thumping Aunt Esther.

Sanford and son : The fourth season.

January 16, 2018
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
3 videodiscs (approximately 585 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Whitman Mayo, LaWanda Page.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of the episodes originally broadcast as a television comedy 1974-1975.
South Central L.A. junk dealer Fred Sanford and his partner-in-grime, son Lamont, are constantly struggling to make ends meet, but Fred always has just one more get-rich-quick scheme up his sleeve, sometimes involving best friend Grady. When he's not haggling over his empire of junk, he's sparring with his sister-in-law, the cantankerous, Bible-thumping Aunt Esther.

Berlin Station. Season 1

January 9, 2018
Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2017]
3 videodiscs (535 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard Armitage, Rhys Ifans, Leland Orser, Michelle Forbes, Tamlyn Tomita, Richard Jenkins.
Originally broadcast on television by Epix in 2016.
Disc 1. Station to station ; Lights don't run on loyalty ; Riverrun dry ; By way of deception -- disc 2. Unter Druck ; Just decisions ; Proof of life -- disc 3. False negative ; Thomas Shaw ; Oratorio Berlin.
Follows Daniel Miller (Richard Armitage), who has just arrived at the CIA foreign station in Berlin, Germany. Miller has a clandestine mission: to uncover the source of a leak who has supplied information to a now-famous whistleblower named Thomas Shaw. Guided by veteran Hector DeJean (Rhys Ifans), Daniel learns to contend with the rough-and-tumble world of the field agent: agent-running, deception, and the dangers and moral compromises.

Rosemary & Thyme. Series 1

January 4, 2018
Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media : ITV Studios Home Entertainment, [2011]
2 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features for set include: Interview with Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris (8 min.), production notes, photo galleries.
disc 1. And no birds sing ; Arabica and the early spider ; The language of flowers (ca. 147 min.) -- disc 2. Sweet Angelica ; A simple plot ; The tree of death (ca. 153 min.).
Glorious gardens and classic whodunits combine in a hit British series seen on public television. Rosemary Boxer is a former professor. Laura Thyme is a former policewoman. They share a passion for horticulture and a talent for sleuthing. Filmed on location in English and European countryside settings, the collection includes all 3 series.

Last tango in Halifax : holiday special

January 3, 2018
[New York, New York] : BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc., [2017]
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anne Reid, Derek Jacobi, Sarah Lancashire, Nicola Walker, Dean Andrews, Tony Gardner.
Widescreen.
Title from disc label.
To Celia's dismay, Caroline takes on a challenging new headship role at a troubled state school and buys a rundown farmhouse nearby. Is there more to this big upheaval than she is letting on and will her move prompt her mother and Alan to finally find a place of their own? Meanwhile Gillian's struggling to adjust to new husband Robbie being around all day since he retired from the police.

The Moonstone

January 3, 2018
© 2016
1 videodisc (210 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Thomson, Sarah Hadland, Joshua Silver.

Dinotopia, the series

January 3, 2018
[United States] : Sonar Entertainment Distribution, LLC, 2005.
3 videodiscs (approximately 555 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Brandon, Jonathan Hyde, Georgina Rylance, Shiloh Strong, Eric Von Detten, Sophie Ward, Lisa Zane.
Originally produced 2002-2003.
Based on a series of books by James Gurney.
Disc 1. Episodes 1-4: Marooned ; Making good ; Handful of dust ; Contact -- Disc 2. Episodes 5-9: The matriarch ; The big fight ; Night of the Wartosa ; LeSage ; Car wars -- Disc 3. Episodes 10-13: Lost and found ; The cure (Part 1) ; The cure (Part 2) ; Crossroads.
This is "the extraordinary odyssey of a 21st-century family stranded in an amazing prehistoric utopia. But beneath Dinotopia's surface, dangers brew. Through it all endures the boundless imagination, courage, and awesome wonder of a family lost in time - the last hope for a world on the verge of extinction." --Container.

Manhunt: Unabomber

December 28, 2017
©2017
2 videodiscs (approximately 340 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sam Worthington, Paul Bettany, Jane Lynch, Jeremy Bobb, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Lynn Collins, Elizabeth Reaser.
Wide screen.
Title from disc surface.
A dramatized, in-depth look at how FBI profiler Jim Fitzgerald pioneered the use of forensic linguistics to help track down Ted Kaczynski, the man who came to be known as the "Unabomber." Agent Fitzgerald faced an uphill battle against both Kaczynski and the bureaucracy of the UNABOM task force in the course of his efforts to identify, capture, and convict Kaczynski of his serial bombings.

Acceptable risk

December 28, 2017
[Bethesda, Maryland] : RLJ Entertainment, [2017]
2 videodiscs (approximately 322 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Elaine Cassidy, Mortan Suurballe, Angeline Ball, Lisa Dwyer Hogg, Geordie Johnson, Paul Popowich, Risteárd Cooper.
Wide screen.
Bonus features: Behind-the-scenes featurettes; Cast interviews.
When an executive for a global pharmaceutical company, Gumbiner-Fishcher, is found dead in Montreal, his wife Sarah's world is thrown into a tailspin. With the ensuing investigation led by garda Emer Byrne revealing more questions than answers, Sarah suddenly finds herself under suspicion, and her life under surveillance.

The bureau. Season 3

December 28, 2017
New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2017]
3 videodiscs (520 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mathieu Kassovitz, Lea Drucker, Sara Giraudeau, Jean-Pierre Darroussin.
Widescreen (1.78:1, 16x9).
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-7 -- disc 3. Episodes 8-10.
In Season Three of the critically-acclaimed French series, Malotru has been taken hostage by the Islamic State. Moved from camp to camp, tortured and weakened, he's close to despair. In Paris, the Directorate-General for External Security (DGSE) faces a dilemma: should they use all their resource to save Malotru, who betrayed the service, his country and friends when he became a double agent working for the CIA?

The Mary Tyler Moore show. The complete first season

December 28, 2017
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]
4 videodiscs (612 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mary Tyler Moore.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast 1970-1971.
Disc 4: Contains special features: Making-of documentary; All-star trivia challenge; Photo gallery -- stills from the personal collections of the cast; Emmy award show clips; Original CBS promos.
Mary Richards moves to Minneapolis after a bad relationship where she get a job as an associate producer at WJM, the lowest rated evening news show in the city.

The Mary Tyler Moore show. The complete second season

December 28, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]
3 videodiscs (613 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight, Cloris Leachman ; guest stars, John Amos, Michael Constantine, Michael Tolan, Val Bisoglio, Florida Friebus, Nancy Walker, Jack Cassidy, Jack Riley, Ron Masak, Pippa Scott, Kermit Murdock, Dick Balduzzi, William Woodson, Gino Conforti, Lawrence Pressman, Arlene Golonka, Jack Manning, Joyce Bulifant, Jack Bender, Bradford Dillman, John Rubenstein, Bill Daily, Isabel Sanford.
Special features: Disc 1. "The birds-- and-- um-- bees" commentary with Treva Silverman, Jay Sandrich, Edward Asner. Disc 2. "The six-and-a-half-year-itch" commentary with Edward Asner, Treva Silverman and Jay Sandrich. Disc 3, side A. "The slaughter affair" commentary with Gavin MacLeod and Peter Baldwin. Disc 3, side B. "8 characters in search of a sitcom" documentary; "Moore on Sunday" documentary; "1971-72 Emmy winners" award show clip; Love is all around karaoke; Newsbeat segment; Photo gallery; Mad Magazine parody: the Mary Tailor-Made Show; All-star trivia challenge.
Originally broadcast on television during the 1971-1972 season.
Disc 3, side A. The Slaughter affair ; Baby-sit-com ; More than neighbors ; The care and feeding of parents ; Where there's smoke, there's Rhoda ; You certainly are a big boy ; Some of my best friends are Rhoda ; His two right arms.
No longer the new girl in town, Mary has come to think of the newsroom staff as family. But along with the good times and close friendships come the often trying and ultimately hilarious situations every family faces. From Mary explaining the facts of life to Phyllis' daughter to going on a blind date to attending her disastrous high school reunion, Mary has to cope with every situation thrown at her.

The Mary Tyler Moore show. The complete third season

December 28, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]
3 videodiscs (613 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper.
Originally broadcast on television 1972-1973.
Disc 1. The good-time news ; What is Mary Richards really like? ; Who's in charge here? ; Enter Rhoda's parents ; It's whether you win or lose ; Rhoda the beautiful ; Just around the corner ; But seriously, folks -- disc 2. Farmer Ted and the news ; Have I found a guy for you ; You've got a friend ; It was fascination, I know ; Operation: Lou ; Rhoda Morgenstern : Minneapolis to New York ; The courtship of Mary's father's daughter ; Lou's place -- disc 3. My brother's keeper ; The Georgette story ; Romeo and ; -- What do you do when the boss says, "I love you"? ; Murray faces life ; Rememberance of things past ; Put on a happy face ; Mary Richards and the incredible plant lady.
The humorous adventures of a thirty-ish, single woman trying to make her way in Minneapolis after breaking off her engagement to her long-time fiancé.

The Mary Tyler Moore show. The complete fourth season

December 28, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]
3 videodiscs (613 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight, Betty White, Cloris Leachman.
Title from disc label.
Contains all 24 episodes from the fourth season.
Disc 1 (Episodes 1-8): The Lars affair ; Angels in the snow ; Rhoda's sister gets married ; The Lou and Edie story ; Hi there, sports fans ; Father's Day ; Son of "But seriously, folks" ; Lou's first date -- disc 2 (Episodes 9-16): Love blooms at Hemple's ; The dinner party ; Just friends ; We want Baxter ; I gave at the office ; Almost a nun's story ; Happy birthday, Lou! ; WJM tries harder -- disc 3 (Episodes 17-24): Cottage for sale ; The co-producers ; Best of enemies ; Better late ... that's a pun ... than never ; Ted Baxter meets Walter Cronkite ; Lou's second date ; Two wrongs don't make a writer ; I was a single for WJM.
Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life.

The Mary Tyler Moore show. The complete fifth season [videorecording]

December 28, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2015]
3 videodiscs (624 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Mary Tyler Moore, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight, Edward Asner.
Disc 1. Will Mary Richards go to jail? ; Not just another pretty face ; You sometimes hurt the one you hate ; Lou and that woman ; The outsider ; I love a piano ; The new Sue Ann ; tMenage-a-Phyllis -- disc 2. Not a Christmas story ; What are friends for? ; A boy's best friend ; A son for Murray ; Neighbors ; A girl like Mary ; An affair to forget ; Mary Richards: producer -- disc 3. The system ; Phyllis whips inflation ; The shame of the cities ; Marriage Minneapolis style ; You try to be a nice guy ; You can't lose 'em all ; Ted Baxter's famous broadcasters' school ; Anyone who hates kids and dogs.
The humorous adventures of a thirty-ish, single woman trying to make her way in Minneapolis after breaking off her engagement to her long-time fiancé.

The Mary Tyler Moore show. The complete sixth season

December 28, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2010.
3 videodiscs (624 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight, Georgia Engel, Betty White.
Title from disc label.
Disc 1. Edie gets married ; Mary moves out ; Mary's father ; Murray in love ; Ted's moment of glory ; Mary's aunt ; Chuckles bites the dust ; Mary's delinquent -- disc 2. Ted's wedding ; Lou douses an old flame ; Mary Richards falls in love ; Ted's tax refund ; The happy homemaker takes Lou home ; One boyfriend too many ; What do you want to do when you produce? ; Not with my wife, I don't -- disc 3. The seminar ; Once I had a secret love ; Menage-a-Lou ; Murray takes a stand ; Mary's aunt returns ; A reliable source ; Sue Ann falls in love ; Ted and the kid.
Join all of your favorites in the WJM-TV newsroom for the hilarious, heartfelt Season Six of the comedy classic that turned the world on with a smile. This time, love is all around, and while the ever-independent Mary falls head over heels and rekindles an old flame, the level-headed Murray pines away for a secret love of his own. And that's just the beginning.

The Mary Tyler Moore show. The complete seventh season

December 28, 2017
©1976
3 videodiscs (612 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight, Valerie Harper, Betty White, Cloris Leachman.
Originally produced for television 1976-77 season.
Disc 1. Mary Midwife ; Mary the writer ; Sue Ann's sister ; What's wrong with swimming? ; Ted's change of heart ; One producer too many ; My son, the genius ; Mary gets a lawyer -- disc 2. Lou proposes ; Murray can't lose ; Mary's insomnia ; Ted's temptation ; Look at us, we're walking ; The critic ; Lou's Army reunion ; The Ted and Georgette show -- disc 3. Sue Ann gets the ax ; Hail the conquering Gordy ; Mary and the sexagenarian ; Murray ghosts for Ted ; Mary's three husbands ; Mary's big party ; Lou dates Mary ; The last show.
Share the memories and the laughter with the hilarious, heartwarming final season of this enduring classic.

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