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Police Squad. : the complete series

Author: David ZuckerJerry ZuckerJim AbrahamsLeslie NielsenAlan NorthAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : CBS DVD : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2006.
Series: CBS DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Standard format (4:3)View all editions and formats
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Features the crime-solving adventures of Detective Frank Drebin, a Sergeant Lieutenant Captain of Police Squad, a special division of the police department. Together Drebin and his boss, Captain Ed Hocken, crack the toughest cases in the big city, encountering sight-gags, slapstick, puns, and non-sequiturs along the way.
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Genre/Form: Fiction television programs
Parody television programs
Situation comedies (Television programs)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television serials
Comedy television programs
Mystery television programs
Comedy
Police
Mystery
Video
DVD
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Zucker; Jerry Zucker; Jim Abrahams; Leslie Nielsen; Alan North; Robert K Weiss; Robert Wuhl; Joe Dante; Georg Stanford Brown; Paramount Television.; CBS DVD (Firm); Paramount Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 141572217X 9781415722176
OCLC Number: 76812552
Language Note: In English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on network television in 1982.
Collective title from disc menu. Episode titles from program screen, alternate episode titles from program narrator. Episode numbers and airdates from IMDB.
Special features: Leslie Nielsen interview (9 min.); "Behind the freeze frames" featurette (5 min.); gag reel (5 min); casting test for Alan North (6 min.); casting test for Ed Williams (3 min.); producer's photo gallery of scenery, sets & props; list of celebrity death shots; production memo highlights, including requests for content changes and series cancellation letter.
Credits: Music by Ira Newborn.
Cast: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: Not rated ; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG: Not recommended for young children.
Description: 1 videodisc (25 min. each ; 150 min. total) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital mono.
Contents: A substantial gift (The broken promise) (ep. 01, first aired 03/04/1982) / produced by Robert K. Weiss ; written and directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker; optional commentary by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahmas and Robert K. Weiss --
Ring of fear (A dangerous assignment) (ep. 02, 03/11/1982) / teleplay by Tino Insana and Robert Wuhl ; story by David Misch ; directed by Joe Dante --
The butler did it (A bird in the hand) (ep. 03, 03/18/1982) / teleplay by Pat Proft ; story by Deborah Hwang and Robert K. Weiss ; directed by Georg Stanford Brown ; optional commentary by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahmas and Robert K. Weiss --
Revenge and remorse (The guilty alibi) (ep. 04, 03/25/1982) / written by Nancy Steen and Neil Thompson ; directed by Paul Krasny --
Rendezvous at Big Gulch (Terror in the neighborhood) (ep. 05, 07/01/1982) / teleplay by Nancy Steen and Neil Thompson ; story by Pat Proft ; directed by Reza S. Badiyi.--
Testimony of evil (Dead men don't laugh) (ep. 06, 07/08/1982) / teleplay by Tino Insana and Robert Wuhl ; directed by Joe Dante ; optional commentary by Robert Wuhl.
Series Title: CBS DVD.
Other Titles: Substantial gift (The broken promise)
Ring of fear (A dangerous assignment)
Butler did it (A bird in the hand)
Revenge and remorse (The guilty alibi)
Rendezvous at Big Gulch (Terror in the neighborhood)
Testimony of evil (Dead men don't laugh)
Police squad! (Television program)
Responsibility: Paramount Television ; created by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams.

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Features the crime-solving adventures of Detective Frank Drebin, a Sergeant Lieutenant Captain of Police Squad, a special division of the police department. Together Drebin and his boss, Captain Ed Hocken, crack the toughest cases in the big city, encountering sight-gags, slapstick, puns, and non-sequiturs along the way.

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