Monday, June 09, 2008

Mysteries on TV: Da Vinci's Inquest, The Fugitive, and Hawaii Five-O

Mysteries on TV

, your source for the most complete selection of detective, amateur sleuth, private investigator, and suspense television mystery series now available or coming soon to DVD, is profiling three series that have season DVDs being released this week.

Nicholas Campbell starred as Dominic Da Vinci, a former police officer who now works as the city's coroner in , a series that aired for 7 seasons on Canada's CBC from 1998 through 2005. Often compared to or , Da Vinci's Inquest combines the best elements of both. This season finds Da Vinci snubbed for promotion, bedeviled by a new bean-counting boss, and haunted by demons from his past.

The Da Vinci's Inquest Season Three DVD set of 4 discs contains all 13 episodes of the third season that aired from October 2000 through February 2001.

David Janssen starred as Dr. Richard Kimble, a man wrongly accused of the murder of his wife and on the run in search of the one-armed man he believed to be the killer in , a popular series that aired on ABC from 1963 through 1967. The series also starred Barry Morse as the police lieutenant determined to capture him. It was during the second season that rumors began circulating on the "true" identity of the killer even though the final episode was years into the future.

The The Fugitive Season Two (Volume One) DVD set of 4 discs contains the first 15 episodes of the second season that aired from September 1964 through December 1964.

Jack Lord starred as Steve McGarrett, the head of an elite state police unit in , the long-running series that aired on CBS from 1968 through 1980. Filmed entirely on location in , the series also starred James MacArthur as his second in command Danny Williams. Many episodes ended with McGarrett saying "Book 'em Danno".

The Hawaii Five-O Season Four DVD set of 6 discs contains all 23 episodes of the fourth season that aired from September 1971 through March 1972.

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