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  • New Tricks: Season 12
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    For 11 years, this BBC series about retired detectives solving cold cases was an “unstoppable ratings monster” (London Sunday Telegraph). But the BBC pulled the plug and this is the final season. After a two-part opener, Dennis Waterman (Gerry Standing) bows out and Larry Lamb steps in as superstitious ex-cop Ted Case. UCOS goes out the way it came in: uncovering London’s long-buried secrets and bringing justice to its streets. 10 episodes, 3 DVDs, SDH.

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  • New Tricks: Season 11
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    As this beloved British cop show returns, the old dogs of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS) have a new boss. Beautiful young DCI Sasha Miller (Tamzin Outhwaite, EastEnders) keeps a watchful eye on her motley crew of veteran detectives: Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney), Steve McAndrew (Denis Lawson, Bleak House), and Danny Griffin (Nicholas Lyndhurst, Only Fools and Horses). Although the show's cast has changed over the years, they still solve daunting cases with classic sleuthing skills and more than a touch of gentle humor.

    In Season 11, the team tackles crimes involving antinuclear protesters, battle reenactors, an amateur sleuth, illegal immigrants, and state secrets from the Cold War era. Guest stars include Julie Graham (The Bletchley Circle), David Hayman (The Paradise), Amy Nuttall (Downton Abbey), Liz White (Life on Mars), and Phil Davis (Whitechapel). 10 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 610 minutes, SDH.

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  • New Tricks Collection: Seasons 6-10
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    In this wildly popular mystery series, retired detectives unravel cases that stumped London's Metropolitan Police. Beautiful detective superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast) leads the team of widower Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair), thrice-married Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney), and persnickety Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), who use intuition and old-school sleuthing methods to close cases long gone cold.

    In Seasons 9 and 10, Scotsman Steve McAndrew (Denis Lawson, Bleak House) and brainy Danny Griffin (Nicholas Lyndhurst, Only Fools and Horses) join the group, and feisty DCI Sasha Miller (Tamzin Outhwaite, EastEnders) takes over for Sandra.

    Britain's highest-rated TV drama, New Tricks sparkles with wit, humor, and easy camaraderie among its outstanding cast. 48 episodes, 15 DVDs, approx. 47 hours, SDH.

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  • New Tricks: Season 10
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    The old dogs of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad are about to meet new faces. But first, Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast) and her loyal team-Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney), Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), and Steve McAndrew (Denis Lawson, Bleak House)-will solve their final cases together, bringing justice to decades-old murders that stumped London's Metropolitan Police.

    After Brian's reckless behavior endangers his place on the team, brainy Danny Griffin (Nicholas Lyndhurst, Only Fools and Horses) steps in and rubs the rest of the squad the wrong way. Later, Sandra makes a choice that means a new boss for UCOS: feisty, fearless DCI Sasha Miller (Tamzin Outhwaite, EastEnders). The result is "a welcome new lease of life" (The Daily Telegraph, U.K.) for a show that has "plenty more tricks up its sleeve" (Western Daily Press, U.K.). 10 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 590 minutes, SDH.

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  • New Tricks Collection: Seasons 1-5
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    At the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad, three former detectives and their lovely, ambitious boss (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast) tackle cases abandoned by the Metropolitan Police. Although their crime-solving skills are top-notch, the detectives each have their fair share of personal demons. Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney) is a womanizer, Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law) is depressed, and Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair) is mourning the death of his wife. Can this curmudgeonly trio of crime busters learn new tricks to crack tough crimes?

    Seen on public television, this long-running, award-winning British series features a brilliant cast, top guest stars, deft writing, and an irresistible blend of compelling drama and dry humor. This collection contains Seasons 1-5 of "one of the BBC's best-loved dramas" (Daily Mail, U.K.). 39 episodes, 38 ¼ hours, 15 DVDs, SDH.

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  • New Tricks: Season 9
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    For eight years, the old dogs of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad-veteran detectives Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair), Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney)-have been a close-knit team. Led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast), their beautiful, much younger boss, they have solved cold cases with classic policing skills and easy camaraderie. That changes in an instant when Jack drops a bombshell: he's quitting. Retiring. And this time, he means it.

    Before long, Sandra finds a replacement. Retired Glasgow detective Steve McAndrew (Emmy® nominee Denis Lawson, Bleak House, Star Wars) is a chatty, cheerful Scot. He treads on toes but ultimately gives the hit British series a "charm injection" (Huffpost UK). Season Nine guest stars include James Wilby (Island at War, Gosford Park), Sharon Small (The Inspector Lynley Mysteries), Susannah Harker (Pride and Prejudice), and Tim McInnerny (Blackadder) as Stephen Fisher. 10 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 590 minutes, SDH.

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  • New Tricks: Season 8
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    Detectives Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair), Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney) retired years ago. Then sexy superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast) talked them into joining her Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad. Ever since, they've been cracking cold cases, proving that old-school sleuthing skills are still the best way to solve a crime.

    Britain's highest-rated TV drama sizzles with wit, camaraderie, and chemistry among its stars. Season Eight takes them from a museum to a zoo and from a biker gang to witness protection in search of killers who thought they were in the clear. Along the way, Gerry signs up for a French cooking class, Sandra copes with a handsome ex, and everyone frets about budget cuts. Guest stars include Peter Davison (Doctor Who, The Last Detective), Keith Allen (Robin Hood), and Sheila Hancock (The Boy in the Striped Pajamas). 10 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 580 minutes, SDH.

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  • New Tricks: Season 7
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    In this wildly popular crime series, aging cops and traditional sleuthing trump high-tech gadgets and modern criminology. James Bolam (The Beiderbecke Affair), Alun Armstrong (Garrow's Law), and Dennis Waterman (The Sweeney) star as three detectives pulled out of retirement to unravel cases that stumped the Metropolitan Police. Their beautiful boss, Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast), keeps them on track and mostly out of trouble as they follow their hunches and bend the rules.

    Strong writing, ample humor, and a splendid cast have made this one of the most-watched shows on British television. This time around, the team has its hands full with unsolved murders, an 18-year-old abduction, and a 30-year-old robbery that threatens the team's very existence. Guest stars include Rupert Graves (Death at a Funeral), Paul Rhys (Chaplin), Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey), and Siân Phillips (I, Claudius). 10 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 582 minutes, SDH.

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  • New Tricks: Season 6
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    This long-running, award-winning series combines masterful storytelling with tense crime solving, indelible characters, and sly humor. Amanda Redman (Sexy Beast) stars as dishy, driven superintendent Sandra Pullman. She heads a team of aging detectives pulled out of retirement for a job they're uniquely qualified to do: tackle cold cases-some of them decades old.

    Each detective has a gloomy personal history. Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair) lost his wife to a hit-and-run driver. Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney) is a ladies' man with a past he'd prefer to keep quiet. Brian Lane (Bleak House) is an alcoholic with marital problems. Even workaholic Sandra must cope with a shattering secret, revealed during a grisly situation. Season Six of the hit detective drama finds the team in top form, cracking cases and jokes with equal flair. 8 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 470 minutes, SDH.

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  • New Tricks: Season 5
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    "The most popular program on British TV" (London Evening Standard) returns with more old-school crime solving and witty banter. Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast) and her team of aging cops tackle cold cases abandoned by the Metropolitan Police. Each detective has a fair share of personal demons: Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Biederbecke Affair) is haunted by his wife's murder. Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney) has a troubled relationship with his daughter. Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Bleak House) battles the bottle, and Sandra seeks the truth about her family's shady past.

    Seen on public television, this long running, critically acclaimed British series features smart writing, compelling stories, likeable characters, and a top-notch cast of seasoned actors and guest stars including Claire Bloom (The King's Speech), James Fox (A Passage to India), David Troughton (Norman Conquests), and Ronald Pickup (Lillie). 8 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 467 minutes, SDH.

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  • New Tricks: Season 4
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    Three former detectives thought they were retired-until the lovely and persuasive superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast) recruited them to right the wrongs of the past. Now members of the unsolved crimes unit of the Metropolitan Police, they reinvestigate tough cases no one else can crack.

    Their methods are old-fashioned, and they don't care about the rules because they have little to lose. Gerry Standing (Denis Waterman, The Sweeney) is thrice divorced; Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Bleak House) is depressed; and Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair) is mourning the death of his wife, killed by a hit-and-run driver. But their camaraderie is real and their skills are still sharp. 8 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 480 minutes, SDH.

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  • New Tricks: Season 3
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    Sexy, ambitious Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast) leads the cold case squad of the Metropolitan Police in this affable British drama. Her team includes three aging former detectives lured out of retirement. Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney) is a womanizer, Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Bleak House) is clinically depressed, and Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair) has conversations with his dead wife. Can this curmudgeonly trio of crime-busters learn new tricks to crack tough crimes? Or are old-fashioned hunches and footwork still best?

    The masterful performances and top-tier guest stars make this long-running, award-winning British series an "unstoppable ratings monster" (London Sunday Telegraph) in the U.K. A drama with tongue firmly in cheek, deftly written and perfectly cast, it's "the crime show to watch" (Daily Post, U.K.). 8 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 466 minutes, SDH.

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