Telemystery, your source for one of the most comprehensive selections of detective, amateur sleuth, private investigator, and suspense television mystery series, mini-series and made-for-television movies, now available or coming soon to DVD or Blu-ray disc, is profiling two series being released this week.
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Martin Milner and Kent McCord are LAPD officer Pete Malloy and Jim Reed in Adam-12, a spin-off of the popular series Dragnet created by Jack Webb that aired on NBC for seven seasons.
Endorsed by the actual Los Angeles Police Department, the series featured everything from authentic department badges and vehicles to the genuine police headquarters, patrol stations, and law enforcement procedures. Adam-12 was the first television series to more realistically display the joys and frustrations of being an officer in the late 1960s and early ‘70s and chronicled, with great detail and accuracy, events from real LAPD cases.
The Adam-12: Season Five DVD set of 4 discs contain the 23 episodes that aired on NBC from September 1972 through March 1973, including a cross-over episode from another Jack Webb series, Emergency!
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Numb3rs, a crime drama about an FBI agent who recruits his mathematical-genius brother to help the Bureau solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles, ended its 6-year run earlier this year.
Numb3rs stars Rob Morrow and David Krumholtz as two brothers who take on the most confounding criminal cases from very distinctive perspectives. The series depicts how the confluence of police work and mathematics provides unexpected revelations and answers to the most perplexing criminal questions.
The Numb3rs: Season Six DVD set of 4 discs contain the 16 episodes that aired on CBS from September 2009 through March 2010.
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