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 two series that have season DVDs being released this week.
Raymond Burr starred as Perry Mason, a Los Angeles defense attorney who specialized in taking on seemingly indefensible cases. With the aid of his secretary Della Street and investigator Paul Drake, he often found that by digging deeply into the facts, startling facts could be revealed. Often relying on his outstanding courtroom skills, he often tricked or trapped people into unwittingly admitting their guilt.
Perry Mason aired on CBS for 9 seasons from the mid-1950s through the mid-1960s. Thirty made-for-television movies based on the series, also starring Raymond Burr, aired from 1985 through 1995.
The Perry Mason: Season Four (V1) DVD set of 4 discs contain the first 14 episodes of the 4th season that aired from September 1960.
Michael Chiklis starred as Detective Vic Mackay, the leader of an elite strike team in The Shield, a series that debuted on FX in 2002 and aired for 7 seasons.
In the final season of this gritty, hard-hitting, award-winning cop drama,Vic's relationship with Shane is put to the test as they work against each other to bring down the Armenian mob; Dutch plays hardball to get a homicide witness to come forward; the Strike Team tries to rescue a drug kingpin's daughter; and Vic is pressured to take down Pezuela, leading him to seek an immunity deal for him and Ronnie in exchange for them helping ICE take down Beltran.
The The Shield: Season Seven DVD set of 4 discs contains the 13 episodes of the 7th and final season of the series that aired from September 2008 through November 2008.
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