New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

April 27, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The affair. Season three

April 26, 2017
©2017
4 videodiscs (approximately 9 hrs., 26 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joshua Jackson, Maura Tierney, Dominic West, Ruth Wilson.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as season three in 2016-2017.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-6 -- disc 3. Episodes 7-9 -- disc 4. Episode 10 ; Special features.
Three years after Noah's shocking admission of guilt at the murder trial of Scott Lockhart, he attempts to restart his life, but the damage wrought by his past decisions has made him a ghost of his former self. Alison has been raising daughter Joanie alongside Cole and Luisa in Montauk, but Alison's past continues to rear its ugly head as Cole and Luisa attempt to build their own future.

Thermæ Romæ = Terumae Romae. The complete collection

April 26, 2017
[United States?] : Eastern Star, [2013?]
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Frogman, Akio Otsuka, Asa Ueno, Hiroki Tochi, Kana Ueda.
Originally broadcast as a television series by Fuji Television in 2012.
Adapted from the manga by Mari Yamazaki.
I. The Roman who leapt through time -- II. Swan lake -- III. Shampoo hat -- IV. The emperor's melancholy -- V. The power of a bath part I -- VI. The power of a bath part II -- VII. Aluring pharos -- VIII. I just want to slip -- IX. The three sisters of thermae murder case -- X.I want to have smooth skin.
Rome in the year 128 AD. Bathhouse architect Lucius Modestus is having trouble coming up with ideas for his future designs. After losing his job for refusing to adapt to the current times, the depressed Roman stops by a strange bathhouse that happens to have a time traveling drain! He is sucked into it and transported to a modern day Japanese bathhouse! While confused by his surroundings, he's amazed by some of their incredible bathhouse innovations. Taking these ideas back to Rome, he incorporates them into his own designs and soon becomes famous all over Rome for his new and innovative ideas.

King of the hill. The complete first season.

April 26, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2010.
3 videodiscs (299 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Segall, Brittany Murphy, Johnny Hardwick.
Title from container.
Created by Greg Daniels and Mike Judge.
disc one. Pilot -- Square peg -- Order of the straight arrow -- Luanne's saga -- Hank's got the willies -- disc two. Westie side story -- Hank's unmentionable problem -- Shins of the father -- Peggy the boggle champ -- disc three. Keeping up with our Joneses -- Plastic white female -- Company man -- King of the ant hill.
Hank Hill, his family and neighbors prove everything is bigger in Texas.

King of the Hill. The complete second season

April 26, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2010]
4 videodiscs (506 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Segall, Brittany Murphy, Johnny Hardwick.
Title from container.
Based on the characters created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels.
disc 1. How to fire a rifle without really trying ; Texas City twister ; The arrowhead ; Hilloween ; Jumpin' crack bass ; Husky Bobby -- disc 2. The man who shot Cane Skretteberg ; The son that got away ; Bobby slam ; The unbearable blindness of laying ; Meet the manger babies -- disc 3. Snow job ; I remember mono ; Three days of the khando ; Traffic jam ; Hank's dirty laundry -- disc 4. The final shinsult ; Leanne's saga ; Junkie business ; Life in the fast lane, Bobby's saga ; Peggy's turtle song ; Propane boom, part 1.
In various episodes from the second season, Hank rallies the town after a lawsuit by a fundamentalist shutters the local haunted house and abolishes trick or treating. The tenacious Hank is forced to immerse himself in the world of adult video after a video store computer's falsely claims that he rented and did not return a movie and it sullies his credit rating. Hank continues to look for common ground with his misfit son, as romance begins to blossom between Bobby and neighbor Connie. Bobby is introduced to a Jewish idiom.

King of the Hill. The complete 3rd season

April 26, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2010]
3 videodiscs (600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices of Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Segall.
disc 1. Death of a propane salesman ; And they call is Bobby love ; Peggy's headache ; Pregnant paws ; Next of shin ; Peggy pageant fever ; Nine pretty darn angry men ; Good will hunting ; Pretty, pretty, dresses -- disc 2. A firefighting we will go ; To spank, with love ; Three coaches and a Bobby ; De-Kahnstructing Henry ; The wedding of Bobby Hill ; Sleight of Hank ; John Vitti presents: "Return to La Grunta" ; Escape from Party Island -- disc 3. Love hurts, and so does art ; Hank's cowboy movie ; Dog Dale afternoon ; Revenge of the lutefisk ; Death and Texas ; Wings of the Dope ; Take me out of the ball game ; As old as the Hills (part 1).
A show about a rigid redneckish propane salesman with a good heart and wacky friends and family. All 22 episodes from season 3, 1998-1999.

King of the Hill. The complete fifth season

April 26, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2010]
3 videodiscs (480 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Segall, Brittany Murphy, Johnny Hardwick, Lauren Tom.
Title from container.
Created by Mike Judge & Greg Daniels.
Disc 1: The perils of polling ; The buck stops here ; I don't want to wait for our lives to be over, I want to know right now, will it be ... sorry. Do do doo do do, do do doo do do, do do doo do do, doo ... ; Spin the choice ; Peggy makes the big leagues ; When cotton comes marching home ; What makes Bobby run? ; Twas the nut before Christmas -- Disc 2. Chasing Bobby ; Yankee Hankie ; Hank and the great glass elevator ; Now who's the dummy? ; Ho yeah! ; The exterminator ; Luanne, Version 2.0 ; Hank's choice -- Disc 3. It's not easy being green ; The trouble with Gribbles ; Hank's back story ; Kidney boy and Hamster girl: a love story.
Mosey on back to the land of the Rio Grande, where Hank is wondering if he should vote for a fellow Texan in the presidential election. Later, while Bobby wishes he were older, Dale sues the tobacco company to get money for his wife's face lift.

King of the Hill. Season six

April 26, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2010]
3 videodiscs (ca. 494 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Brittany Murphy, Johnny Hardwick, Stephen Root, Ashley Gardner, David Herman, Toby Huss, Jonathan Joss, Breckin Meyer, Lauren Tom.
Title from disc surface.
Contains all 21 episodes from the sixth season.
disc 1. Bobby goes nuts ; Soldier of misfortune ; Lupe's revenge ; Father, the Son, and J.C. ; Father of the bride ; I'm with cupid ; Torch song hillogy ; Joust like a woman -- disc 2. Bluegrass is always greener ; Substitute Spanish prisoner ; Unfortunate son ; Are you there God? It's me, Margaret Hill ; Tankin' it to the streets ; Of mice and little green men ; Man without a country club ; Beer and loathing -- disc 3. Fun with Jane and Jane ; My own private rodeo ; Sug night ; Dang ol' love ; Returning Japanese (parts 1 & 2).
A show about Hank Hill, a good hearted, redneck, propane salesman, and his wacky friends and family.

Mars

April 20, 2017
©2017
3 videodiscs (315 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jihae, Alberto Ammann, Clementine Poidatz, Anamaria Marinca, Sammi Rotibi, Ben Cotton, Olivier Martinez.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Based on the book "How We'll Live on Mars" by Stephen Petranek.
Disc 1. Novo mundo ; Grounded ; Pressure drop -- disc 2. Power ; Darkest days ; Crossroads -- disc 3. Extras.
"Set in the year 2033, this one-of-a-kind blend of scripted drama and fascinating documentary sequences centers on twin female astronauts who courageously embark on an epic adventure: humanity's awe-inspiring quest to colonize Mars. The world's most brilliant minds in space exploration, including visionary thinkers Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, NASA astronauts and more, share what the not-so-distant future may hold for all of us."--Container.

The great British baking show. Season 1

April 17, 2017
©2014
3 videodiscs (600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Presenters, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood.
Title from disc label.
Created by Anna Beattie and Richard McKerrow.
disc 1. Cake ; Biscuits ; Bread ; Desserts -- disc 2. Pies and tarts ; Continental cake ; Pastries -- disc 3. Advanced dough ; Pâtisserie ; The final.
Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.'s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds.

The great British baking show. Season 2

April 17, 2017
©2013
3 videodiscs (600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Presenters, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as episodes comprising Season 2 of the television series.
disc 1. Cake ; Bread ; Desserts ; Pies and tarts -- disc 2.tBiscuits and traybakes ; Sweet dough ; Pastry -- disc 3. Quarterfinals ; French week ; The final.
British amateur bakers compete in a series of weekly baking challenges, each episode introducing a new technical skill and a challenge in each of three categories: Sigature Bake, to test creative flair and basic baking ability; Technical Bake, in which contestants are given basic recipes consisting of an ingredients list and minimal instruction; and Showstopper Bake, designed to display baking virtuosity.

The great British baking show. Season 3

April 17, 2017
©2015
3 videodiscs (600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Presenters, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced as episodes comprising Season 3 of the television series: The great British baking show.
disc 1. Cake ; Biscuits ; Bread ; Desserts -- disc 2. Alternative ingredients ; Pastry ; Victorian -- disc 3. Pâtisserie ; Chocolate ; The final.
British amateur bakers compete in a series of weekly baking challenges, each episode introducing a new technical skill and a challenge in each of three categories: Sigature Bake, to test creative flair and basic baking ability; Technical Bake, in which contestants are given basic recipes consisting of an ingredients list and minimal instruction; and Showstopper Bake, designed to display baking virtuosity.

To walk invisible : the Brontë sisters

April 17, 2017
©2017
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Finn Atkins, Charlie Murphy, Adam Nagaitis, Chloe Pirrie, Jonathan Pryce.
Title from disc label.
Includes bonus video: The Brontë story; An authentic look.
Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte face a bleak future, with their father half-blind, and troubled brother Branwell in decline. As their situation worsens, Charlotte sees that writing could offer a way out. This is the story of the sisters' great novels and their extraordinary battle for recognition.

800 words. Season 2, part 1

April 13, 2017
©2016
2 videodiscs (approximately 365 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Erik Thomson, Melinda Vidler, Benson Jack Anthony, Bridie Carter, Michelle Langstone, Rick Donald, Emma Leonard, Cian Elyse White, Anna Jullienne.
Widescreen (Aspect ratio, 16:9)
Bonus: interview with Erik Thomson.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-8.
After the death of his wife, newspaper columnist George Turner decided to move his family from Sydney to the small New Zealand seaside town of Weld. He wanted his kids, Shay and Arlo, to have a fresh start, but all did not go according to plan. In Season Two George must reunite his family and bring Shay home from her self-appointed exile in Australia. George is also finding out what it means to be a local in the quirky town of Weld.

Home fires. The complete second season

April 13, 2017
[Alexandria, VA] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2017]
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Francesca Annis, Daisy Badger, Mark Bazeley, Leanne Best, Samantha Bond, Clare Calbraith, Chris Coghill, Ruth Gemmell, Frances Grey, Leila Mimmack, Mike Noble, Claire Price, Claire Rushbrook, Daniel Ryan, Ed Stoppard, Mark Umbers, Alexandre Willaume, Fenella Woolgar.
Title from disc label.
Inspired by the book Jambusters by Julie Summers.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-6.
Great Paxford's inspirational band of women return for more incredible stories from the home front as they deal with imminent threat during the Battle of Britain. As the nation finds itself increasingly beleaguered, relationships, friendships, and loyalties within the community will be tested as never before. The women find they must heighten their efforts to boost morale amidst the chaos and uncertainty enveloping the village.

Killjoys. Season two.

April 13, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
2 videodiscs (approximately 427 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hannah John-Lamen, Aaron Ashmore, Luke MacFarlane, Tamsen McDonough.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic wide screen (1.78:1).
Sci-fi adventure that follows a fun loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution. A motley crew that always has each other's back, until a dark secret threatens to tear apart their trio for good. Follow their adventures and discover their secrets with all ten episodes back-to-back and uninterrupted.

Scarlett [videorecording]

April 13, 2017
©1994
1 videodisc (approximately 6 hr., 4 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Timothy Dalton, Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Sean Bean, Stephen Collins, John Gielgud, Annabeth Gish, Julie Harris, Colm Meaney, Jean Smart, Paul Winfield, Ann-Margaret.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novel of the same name by Alexandra Ripley.
The parallel paths of Scarlett and Rhett Butler take them from the social swirl of post-war Savannah to London's high society in this sequel to Gone with the wind.

DCI Banks. Season five

April 4, 2017
[London] : BBC Worldwide, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 264 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Stephen Tompkinson, Jack Deam, Andrea Lowe.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
Some stories include: When a young man is found brutally murdered, Banks' instinct drags his team into a world of organized crime. The apparent suicide of a young girl drags Banks deeper into the dark world of 'untouchable' criminal Steve Richards. When a devoted husband and father goes missing, a ransom demand takes Banks and his team on a journey into the Chinese community.

Aqua Teen Hunger Force. 7

April 4, 2017
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2010.
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from container.
"Widescreen version presented in a "letterbox" format preserving the "scope" aspect ratio of its original television exhibition enhanced for widescreen TVs."--Container.
Creature from plaque lagoon ; Time machine ; 2-and-a-half Star Wars out of 5 ; Fry legs ; Der inflatable fuhrer ; The last last one forever and ever ; Rubberman ; Multiple meats ; Monster ; Rabbot redux ; Eggball.
Somewhere on the South Jersey coast, Dr. Weird, a mad scientist, plots his latest hair-brained scheme against the planet. A team of heroes must rise up and stop him. Filling this need are Frylock, a wise and supernaturally gifted carton of French Fries; Meatwad, an amiable and not too smart wad of burger meat; and Master Shake, a sharp-tongued and bullying milkshake, come forward. Together, this bickering team of adventurers battle some of the least-dangerous and incompetent threats to this planet.

Fuller house. The complete first season.

April 4, 2017
Burbank, CA : distributed by Warner Home Video
2 videodiscs (359 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Candace Cameron-bure, Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber, Elias Harger.
Widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio)
Originally broadcast in 2016.
disc 1. Our very first show, again ; Moving day ; Funner house ; The not-so-great escape ; Mad Max ; The legend of El Explosivo ; Ramona's not-so-epic party -- disc 2. Secrets, lies and firetrucks ; War of the roses ; A giant leap ; Partnership in the night ; Save the dates ; Love is in the air.
The Tanner sisters are back and all grown up in thirteen hilarious episodes.

The Mighty Boosh

April 4, 2017
[Place of publication not identified] : 2 entertain Video : BBC Video : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, ©2009.
7 videodiscs (approximately 560 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Dave Brown, Rich Fulcher.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast on BBC in 2007.
(Series 1) Disc 1. Killeroo -- Mutants -- Bollo -- Tundra -- Jungle -- Charlie. Disc 2. Electro -- Hitcher. (Series 2) Disc 3. Call of the Yeti -- The priest & the beast -- Nanageddon -- Fountain of youth -- The legend of Old Gregg -- The nightmare of Milky Joe. Disc 4. The Boosh tundra (Pilot episode). (Series 3) Disc 5. Eels -- Journey to the centre of the punk -- The power of the crimp -- The strange tale of the crack fox. Disc 6. Party -- The chokes -- Disc 7, More special features.
Journey through space and time to the world of the Mighty Boosh. Howard and Vince are working in the Nabootique, a second hand shop that is actually a front for Naboo's nefarious shamanistic activities. The hapless duo are drawn into a series of magical adventures where they confront a host of eerie characters.

The Incredible Hulk. The complete second season

March 30, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
5 videodiscs (approximately 68 hrs., 37 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast on television during the 1978-1979 season.
disc 1: Married (AKA: Bride of The Incredible Hulk) ; The Antowuk horror ; Ricky -- disc 2: Rainbow's end ; A child in need ; Another path ; Alice in disco land ; Killer instinct -- disc 3: Stop the presses ; Escape from Los Santos ; Wildfire ; A solitary place ; Like a brother -- disc 4: The haunted ; Mystery man (part 1) ; Mystery man (part 2) ; The disciple ; No escape -- disc 5: Kindred spirits ; The confession ; The quiet room ; Vendetta Road.
After accidental exposure to gamma radiation causes him to transform into the uncontrollable and enraged Hulk, Dr. David Banner travels from town to town seeking a cure. Along the way, he finds action-packed adventures that require his heroic abilities and his alter ego's immense strength and power.

Jack Taylor. Set 3

March 30, 2017
[Bethesda, MD] : Acorn Media, [2017]
3 videodiscs (282 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Iain Glen, Nora-Jane Noone, Killian Scott.
Title from disc.
Based on the crime novels by Ken Bruen.
Cross -- Headstone -- Purgatory.
Includes three all new feature-length mysteries: Cross - When a man is found crucified, Jack's investigations reveal that the dead man's brother was responsible for the death of Norma Mitchell. Headstone - Jack is on a race against time to locate a former nemesis, Ronan Meyers, who has been kidnapped and held for ransom. Purgatory - Jack is hired by the head of a large software company to investigate the theft of valuable data.

Silicon Valley. The complete third season.

March 30, 2017
New York, NY : HBO Home Box Office, [2017]
2 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, T. J. Miller, Martin Starr.
Title from disc label
Originally broadcast in 2016.
disc 1. Founder friendly -- Two in the box -- Meinertzhagen's haversack -- Maleant Data Systems Solutions -- The emply chair -- Bachmanity insanity -- disc 2. To build a better beta -- Bachman's earnings over-ride -- Daily active users -- The uptick.
With a new, no-nonsense CEO at Pied Piper, Richard and the guys must find a way to triumph in the war of Art vs. Commerce.

Veep. The complete fifth season.

March 30, 2017
©2017
2 videodiscs (approximately 285 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Matt Walsh, Tony Hale.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as season 5 in 2016.
The show follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

Aqua Teen hunger force. Volume 3

March 30, 2017
©2004
2 videodiscs (149 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Dana Snyder, Carey Means, Dave Willis, C. Martin Croker.
Title from disc label.
Based on the characters created by Matt Maiellaro, Dave Willis.
Disc 1. Frat aliens ; Total recarl ; Kidney car ; Revenge of the trees ; The cloning ; Broodwich ; The dressing ; The ; The cubing -- Disc 2. The last one + commentary ; The clowning + commentary ; Spirit journey formation anniversary + commentary ; The shaving + commentary ; Special features.
The leader of this crime-solving trio is Shake, a cranky, cynical beverage with a pink flex-straw driven into his frosty top. The chief problem solver in the bunch is Frylock, who resembles a sack of fast-food fries crossed with the Red Devil from the paint cans. Meatwad's name couldn't be more appropriately descriptive, and he's the good-natured softy in the bunch. The three live together near the New Jersey shore and pretty much split their time between battling Dr. Weird's bungling crime syndicate and annoying Carl, their loser next-door neighbor with an above-ground pool.

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