Via press release:
OWN YOUR COMPLETE LIBRARY OF
THE LONGEST RUNNING CRIME DRAMA
IN THE HISTORY OF TELEVISION
LAW & ORDER”
THE COMPLETE SERIES
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY IN A STUNNING 104-DISC DVD BOX SET,
INCLUDING NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED SEASONS AVAILABLE FOR THE
FIRST TIME EVER FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT
August 18, 2011 – “Law & Order,” the longest-running crime drama in the history of television, tied with “Gunsmoke” as the longest running drama series ever, is available in its entirety November 8, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. With plotlines ripped from the headlines, this landmark multi-Emmy award-winning series is not simply a beloved television drama, but also a slice of the American cultural landscape. Through 20 explosive seasons, the devoted New York City crime-fighters and prosecutors of “Law & Order” have set the gold standard for dramatic crime-solving.
“Law & Order” The Complete Series gives fans the chance to follow every investigation from the discovery of the body to the final verdict, since the series’ 1990 beginning, on 104 discs available November 8, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. This unprecedented collection includes 11 full seasons that have never been released on DVD until now. Recapture every compelling case from this incredible series featuring an incomparable ensemble cast and dozens of electric guest stars all packaged in a beautiful 20-season, 104-disc collector’s box set. “Law & Order” The Complete Series also includes an exclusive collectible episode guide, as well as hours of exciting bonus material including deleted scenes, featurettes, cast interviews and more, on select seasons.
From Executive Producer and Series Creator Dick Wolf, architect of the most successful brand in the history of primetime television, “Law & Order,” the series has featured an all-star cast including Sam Waterson (“I’ll Fly Away”), Jerry Orbach (Dirty Dancing), Dennis Farina (Out of Sight), Chris Noth (“Sex and the City”), S. Epatha Merkerson (Lackawanna Blues), Steven Hill (The Firm), Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas), Benjamin Bratt (Traffic), Angie Harmon (“Rizzoli & Isles”), Elizabeth Rohm (“Heroes”), Jesse L. Martin (Rent), Fred Dalton Thompson (Secretariat), Jill Hennessey (“Crossing Jordan”), Jeremy Sisto (“Six Feet Under”), and Anthony Anderson (The Departed), among others.
SYNOPSIS: The Emmy-winning series Law & Order is the longest running crime series of all time and now is available in a complete collection worthy of its iconic status. This incredible set includes every powerful hour made from Law & Order’s 20 years on NBC and comes with an exclusive and collectible episode guide. For twenty seasons, Dick Wolf’s Primetime series, produced by Wolf Films and Universal Media Studios, has covered the dedicated New York City police who investigated crimes and the district attorneys who prosecuted the offenders. Known for its hard-hitting, ripped-from-the-headlines style, the series showcased the talents of numerous illustrious stars from stage, film and television. Rediscover Law & Order’s intelligent writing and the riveting acting that inspired a brand of successful dramas that continues to captivate audiences around the globe.
BOX SET BONUS FEATURES
- DELETED AND EXTENDED SCENES
- THE CREATION OF LAW & ORDER: An Interview with Dick Wolf about the creation of the series
- PREVIEW OF LAW & ORDER INTERACTIVE GAME
- LAW & ORDER: THE FIRST THREE SEASONS
- JERRY ORBACH TRIBUTE: Highlights from his time on the show with comments from recent “Law & Order” cast members, as well as “Trial By Jury.” Also includes commentary about Jerry from past cast members such as Dann Florek and Chris Noth
- JERRY ORBACH PROFILE: Commentary from Jerry Orbach, as well as clips from season three as he talks about the cast, characters and stories of Law & Order
- AMERICA’S TOP SLEUTHS
- HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET CROSSOVER EPISODES
- JESSE L. MARTIN PROFILE: An in depth one on one interview where he speaks about growing up, how he got into acting and much, much more
- FRED THOMPSON PROFILE: An intimate sit down interview with the Senator where he speaks about how he became a part of the show
- SET TOUR WITH JERRY ORBACH: Jerry Orbach takes the viewers on a walk thru the set. Showing all the ins and outs of the set
- INTERVIEW WITH FORENSIC SCIENTIST PARK DIETZ
- CAST MEMBER PROFILES
Street Date: November 8, 2011
Copyright: 2011 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Aspect Ratio: Full Screen 1.33:1 and Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1
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