Monday, August 30, 2010

FlashForward, Miss Marple, NCIS LA, and Thriller, New This Week on DVD

Telemystery, the most complete selection of detective, amateur sleuth, private investigator, and suspense television mystery series now available or coming soon to DVD

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 four series being released this week.

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FlashForward: The Complete Series, a Mystery TV Series
Information on FlashForward: The Complete Series

Out of nowhere, a mysterious flash causes nearly everyone in the world to lose consciousness and gain a glimpse of his or her life six months into the future in FlashForward, an action thriller based on the novel of the same title by Robert J. Sawyer.

As one elite FBI unit attempts to solve the mystery, the rest of the world’s population soon discovers that, when it comes to destiny, nothing is set in stone.

The FlashForward: The Complete Series DVD set of 5 discs contain the 21 episodes (including one 2-part episode) that aired on ABC from September through November 2009 and continuing from March through May 2010. Bonus features include a behind-the-scenes look at the phenomenal freeway disaster scene and inside stories about the series from the cast and crew.

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Miss Marple: Series Five, a Mystery TV Series
Information on Miss Marple: Series Five

Three new mysteries featuring amateur sleuth Miss Marple are included in this set: "The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side"; "The Secret of Chimneys"; and "The Blue Geranium". All are adapted from novels or short stories written by Agatha Christie, though "The Secret of Chimneys" does not feature Miss Marple in the novel, rather Christie's infrequent series character Inspector Battle.

Mr. E. Review Available Read our review of Miss Marple Series 5 on Mr. E. Reviews.

The Miss Marple: Series Five DVD set of 4 discs contain the three episodes reference above plus a bonus disc titled "Agatha Christie's Garden: Murder and Mystery in Devon", an intimate tour of the writer's most private retreat.

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NCIS: Los Angeles: Season One, a Mystery TV Series
Information on NCIS: Los Angeles: Season One

NCIS: Los Angeles is a spin-off from the popular NCIS crime drama series.

The Office of Special Projects (OSP) is a clandestine division of NCIS located in Los Angeles, California. They go deep undercover to capture criminals that are threatening national security. They have access to the latest technological developments. The team includes "G" Callen, the chameleon (Chris O'Donnell); Sam Hanna, Callen's partner and a surveillance expert (LL Cool J); Kensi Blye, the adrenalin junkie (Daniela Ruah); and Nate "Doc" Getz, the psychologist (Peter Cambor) to help the team with the mission and their own mental health. Together with the woman who manages their special technical equipment, this team will do whatever is necessary to get the job done.

The NCIS: Los Angeles: Season One DVD set of 6 discs contain the 24 episodes that aired on CBS from September 2009 through May 2010.

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Thriller: The Complete Series, a Mystery TV Series
Information on Thriller: The Complete Series

Boris Karloff hosted Thriller, an hour-long anthology series that aired for two seasons on NBC from 1960 through 1962.

Karloff introduced every episode, which included two or three stories of mystery and suspense each hour. These tales from the minds of such masterful writers as Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Bloch (Psycho), and Cornell Woolrich (Rear Window) include a murderous cursed painting, a supernatural mirror, a demonic tailor's suit, and much more.

The Thriller: The Complete Series DVD set of 14 discs contain all 67 episodes from the series, each remastered and uncut for the first time since their original broadcast.

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Visit the Telemystery website to discover more television mystery series currently available on DVD and Blu-ray disc.


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