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Midsomer Murders: Market for Murder
rating:3.9

Midsomer Murders: Market for Murder

2002Runtime:0 minutes
The sleepy town of Midsomer Market, on the outskirts of Buckinghamshire, is usually peaceful and bucolic. Neighbors rely on each other, children roam free, and the elderly women congregate to talk about books. But when someone starts picking off the members of the reading circle one by one, it's up to Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby (John Nettles) and his partner, Sgt. Gavin Troy (Daniel Casey), to root out the resident evil.

Directed by:

  • Sarah Hellings
  • rating:3.9 3.9 Average Rating

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    Wonderfalls: The Complete Series
    rating:3.9

    Wonderfalls: The Complete Series

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Jaye Tyler (Caroline Dhavernas) has no aspirations aside from working as a clerk in a small gift shop adjacent to Niagara Falls until unexplainable events -- such as lifeless objects speaking to her in secret -- remind her she might be destined for offbeat greatness. Taking her cues from inexplicable sources, Tyler uses her Ivy League intelligence to come to the aid of perfect strangers who need her help.

    Directed by:

  • Todd Holland
  • Marita Grabiak
  • Jeremy Podeswa
  • Michael Lehmann
  • rating:3.9 3.9 Average Rating

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    Frontline: A Death in Tehran
    rating:3.8

    Frontline: A Death in Tehran

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    PBS's influential documentary series "Frontline" tackles a heartrending subject in this exploration of the death of Neda Agha Soltan, an Iranian woman killed while watching a protest of the controversial 2009 Iranian presidential election. Soltan's death was filmed on a camera phone and uploaded to the Internet, documenting the extent of the political turmoil in Iran and how new methods of communication are changing the way news is reported.

    Directed by:

  • Monica Garnsey
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    American Experience: The Rockefellers
    rating:3.8

    American Experience: The Rockefellers

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    The name is synonymous with immense American wealth. But with prosperity came a tarnished legacy. This edition of PBS's Emmy Award-winning documentary series chronicles four generations of Rockefellers. From the unethical business practices that built their huge oil empire to the struggle to reconcile the controversial profits with an unwavering philanthropic commitment, it's a fascinating look at an influential family.

    Directed by:

  • Adriana Bosch
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Through Deaf Eyes
    rating:3.8

    Through Deaf Eyes

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Emmy-winning actress Stockard Channing narrates this documentary that chronicles the history of deaf culture in America from the 19th century to the present day. Interviews with actress Marlee Matlin, community leaders and other deaf Americans provide an up-front and diverse perspective of this segment of society. Short films created by deaf artists are interspersed throughout the in-depth program.

    Directed by:

  • Diane Garey
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: Season 3
    rating:3.8

    Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: Season 3

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Living on the frontier isn't easy, but Dr. Quinn is nothing if not determined in Season 3 of this beloved (and multiple Emmy-winning) drama series that intertwines even more deeply the lives of pioneering Dr. Mike Quinn (Jane Seymour) and Sully the cowboy (Joe Lando). As Dr. Quinn struggles with the daily issues of life in a small Western town, she must also raise three children and make headway as the town's physician.

    Directed by:

  • Jerome R. London
  • Jerry Jameson
  • Gwen Arner
  • James Keach
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Living Single: Season 1
    rating:3.8

    Living Single: Season 1

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    This popular urban sitcom groups a trio of single women into one three-bedroom apartment, proving that one doesn't need a husband to be happy. Publishing maven Khadijah James (Queen Latifah) holds the twentysomething household together. Her wide-eyed cousin, Synclaire (Kim Coles), an aspiring actress, supplies the drama while fashion-conscious Regine (Kim Fields) keeps things interesting. Erika Alexander co-stars.

    Directed by:

  • Tony Singletary
  • Ellen Gittelsohn
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: Season 5
    rating:3.8

    Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: Season 5

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Back to her practice after having her baby, Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn (Jane Seymour) deals with the ever-increasing pressures of being a working mother and battles a malpractice suit in Season 5 of the Emmy Award-winning series. Her Boston society days well behind her, Dr. Mike braves life on Colorado's open range with mountaineer husband Byron (Joe Lando) and three adopted children. Guest stars include Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash.

    Directed by:

  • Terrence O'Hara
  • Bethany Rooney
  • James Keach
  • Gwen Arner
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: Season 6
    rating:3.8

    Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: Season 6

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Although the sixth year proved the last for this Emmy-winning television Western, the show remained replete with intriguing characters and memorable stories about gallantry, romance and family values. When Colorado Springs falls on financial hard times, Dr. Michaela Quinn (Jane Seymour), her husband (Joe Lando) and the rest of the town's denizens try to make the best of it. John Schneider joins the regular cast as new sheriff Daniel Simon.

    Directed by:

  • Bethany Rooney
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Midsomer Murders: Ring Out Your Dead
    rating:3.8

    Midsomer Murders: Ring Out Your Dead

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    British gumshoes Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby (John Nettles) and his trusted sidekick, Sergeant Gavin Troy (Daniel Casey), head for the intimate hamlet of Midsomer Wellow for the annual bell-ringing festival in this installment of the popular television series. Although the competition annoys some of the villagers, it's generally a peaceful event -- that is, until one participant, ladies' man Greg Tutt, is killed by a bullet.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Hellings
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    The Secret World of Alex Mack: Season 1
    rating:3.8

    The Secret World of Alex Mack: Season 1

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    Junior high is rarely easy -- just ask 13-year-old Alex Mack (Larisa Oleynik), whose humiliating first day ends with her being almost hit by a truck and then doused by a mystery chemical. Now, endowed with supernatural powers, Alex must rely on her genius sister and her best friend to help her hide them so that the chemical company doesn't use her as a lab guinea pig. Jessica Alba guest stars in this popular Nickelodeon series from the 1990s.

    Directed by:

  • Peter Lauer
  • Christopher T. Welch
  • Allison Liddi
  • Sean McNamara
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Atlantic Records: The House that Ahmet Built
    rating:3.8

    Atlantic Records: The House that Ahmet Built

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    With a $10,000 loan from his dentist, Ahmet Ertegun co-founded Atlantic Records in 1947. By the 1950s Atlantic was the country's premier R&B label. Ertegun's wondrous rise is recounted in this lively episode from the PBS series "American Masters." It took director Susan Steinberg more than four years to capture Ertegun in candid conversations with music greats Robert Plant, Aretha Franklin, Bette Midler, Ray Charles and many others.

    Directed by:

  • Susan Steinberg
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Two Fat Ladies: The Complete Collection
    rating:3.8

    Two Fat Ladies: The Complete Collection

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    In this popular British series that's part cooking show, part travelogue and part comedy, Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson-Wright cook up a storm as they crisscross the English countryside on a classic Triumph motorcycle and sidecar. The larger-than-life duo encourages people to enjoy the moment with rich and satisfying recipes that are anything but heart-friendly, washing the meals down with outrageous tales of their past misadventures.

    Directed by:

  • Patricia Llewellyn
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    1940s House
    rating:3.8

    1940s House

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Combining family values with the formats of MTV's "Real World" and public television's educational programming, this time-travel experiment puts a modern family, the Hymers, in 1940s-style London home during World War II. Michael and Lyn, their daughter Kirstie, and Kirstie's sons Ben and Thomas submit to the hardships of wartime Britain, including food rationing, sewing blackout curtains and building an air-raid shelter.

    Directed by:

  • Caroline Ross-Pirie
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Frontline: Facing Death
    rating:3.8

    Frontline: Facing Death

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    This powerful installment of the long-running PBS series takes a look at the complex -- and often agonizing -- end-of-life decisions that must be made by physicians, those facing the prospect of death and their loved ones. Doctors, patients and families discuss key issues such as when to disconnect a breathing tube, when to continue treatment, when to bring in hospice and the affordability of the mounting costs associated with end-of-life care.

    Directed by:

  • Miri Navasky
  • Karen O'Connor
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo
    rating:3.8

    The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Rita Moreno narrates this documentary that chronicles the life of artist Frida Kahlo. The biography reveals Kahlo's story in conjunction with events that defined the times in which she lived and that shaped her life and artwork. Kahlo's tragedies and triumphs are examined, from her childhood through to her debilitating accident, her moving self-portraits, an affair with Russian radical Leon Trotsky and a tumultuous marriage to muralist Diego Rivera.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Stechler
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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