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The Resource Police Squad. [videorecording] : the complete series, Paramount Television ; created by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams

Police Squad. [videorecording] : the complete series, Paramount Television ; created by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams

Label
Police Squad. [videorecording] : the complete series
Title
Police Squad. [videorecording]
Title remainder
the complete series
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Television ; created by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
IFA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Police squad! (Television program)
Credits note
Music by Ira Newborn
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Not rated ; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG: Not recommended for young children
Language note
  • In English
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Leslie Nielsen, Alan North
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1944-
  • 1926-2010
  • 1920-2000
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zucker, David
  • Zucker, Jerry
  • Abrahams, Jim
  • Nielsen, Leslie
  • North, Alan
  • Weiss, Robert K
  • Wuhl, Robert
  • Dante, Joe
  • Brown, Georg Stanford
  • Paramount Television
  • CBS DVD (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
150
Series statement
CBS DVD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery plays
  • Television cop shows
  • Detectives
  • Police
  • Criminal psychology
  • Criminal investigation
  • Detective and mystery plays
  • Television cop shows
Technique
live action
Label
Police Squad. [videorecording] : the complete series, Paramount Television ; created by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 4:3.
Extent
1 videodisc (25 min. each ; 150 min. total)
Isbn
9781415722176
Lccn
2012601895
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360475142
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
04751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76812552
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
"For private home viewing only"--Disc label.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Police Squad. [videorecording] : the complete series, Paramount Television ; created by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 4:3.
Extent
1 videodisc (25 min. each ; 150 min. total)
Isbn
9781415722176
Lccn
2012601895
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360475142
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
04751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76812552
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
"For private home viewing only"--Disc label.
Video recording format
DVD

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