Monday, November 02, 2009

Mysteries on TV: Edge of Darkness, Mission Impossible, and The Rockford Files Movies, New This Week on DVD

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 one series that has a season DVD being released this week, as well as a thrilling mini-series and a movie collection based on a weekly series.

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Police detective Ronnie Craven (Bob Peck) investigates the mysterious death of his own environmental activist daughter (Joanne Whalley) and becomes embroiled in a vast conspiracy within the nuclear industry in the suspenseful crime drama and political thriller .

The series has a paranormal element in that Craven is advised by Emma during the investigation, but it isn't clear if she is a ghost or a manifestation of his mind.

The Edge of Darkness: The Complete Series DVD set of 2 discs contains the complete 6-part miniseries that originally aired on BBC in 1985. A theatrical remake of the series starring Mel Gibson is currently in post-production, with a scheduled release date of January 29, 2010.

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The teams has some of its most exciting episodes in the seventh and final season of the series, which focuses primarily on targets outside the reach of conventional law enforcement in the US (namely organized crime).

Jim Phelps (Peter Graves) returns as the leader of the IMF, which includes returning members Barney Collier (Greg Morris), Willie Armitage (Peter Lupus), and Lisa Casey (Lynda Day George). For several episodes this season, Casey was "on assignment" and replaced by Mimi Davis (Barbara Anderson).

The Mission: Impossible: Season Seven DVD set of 6 discs contain the 22 episodes that aired on CBS from September 1972 through March 1973.

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There’s never been another TV detective quite like Jim Rockford (James Garner), whether he’s cruising in his classic Pontiac Firebird, cracking cases from his Malibu mobile home, or running with — and from — the law.

The iconic series aired for 6 seasons on NBC from 1974 through 1980 and 14 years later, the wry P.I. with the ex-con past made a comeback with more action and clever plots in 8 entertaining made-for-television movies that aired from 1994 through 1999.

The Rockford Files: The Movie Collection 1 DVD set of 2 discs contain the first 4 of these movies: I Still Love L.A. (from 1994), A Blessing in Disguise (1995), Godfather Knows Best (1996), and If the Frame Fits ... (1996).

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