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National Geographic: The FBI
rating:3.5

National Geographic: The FBI

2003Runtime:0 minutes
With worries about the state of our national security increasing, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been under more intense scrutiny than ever. This penetrating documentary offers high-security access behind the scenes at the FBI. Rare footage and interviews with agents combine to offer insight as to how the Bureau really operates.

Directed by:

  • Barbara Leibovitz
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Martha Speaks: Martha Says It with Flowers
    rating:3.5

    Martha Speaks: Martha Says It with Flowers

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    After eating a bowl of alphabet soup, Martha the dog finds that she can talk to her owner, 10-year-old Helen Lorraine, and the rest of her family in this animated series that help kids learn vocabulary through Martha's subsequent adventures. In these eight episodes, she helps Helen's friend T.D. switch drawings when he accidentally turns in a caricature of his art teacher, and awakens one morning unable to stop singing.

    Directed by:

  • Colleen Holub
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    The Roman Empire in the First Century
    rating:3.5

    The Roman Empire in the First Century

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    This PBS-produced documentary sweeps through history as the Roman Empire reigns in the 1st century. But for the Romans, being in control meant dealing with a spate of social problems: coups, power struggles and crimes. Out of the ashes of disorder, however, rose a Phoenix-like empire even stronger than its original version -- thanks to the work of thinkers, fighters, noblemen and peasants.

    Directed by:

  • Margaret Koval
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Spin City: Michael J. Fox: His All-Time Favorites: Vol. 1
    rating:3.5

    Spin City: Michael J. Fox: His All-Time Favorites: Vol. 1

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    These episodes of the hit TV sitcom "Spin City" were handpicked for this collection by Emmy-winning star Michael J. Fox, who stars as Deputy New York City Mayor Mike Flaherty. Carla Gugino, Heather Locklear, Richard Kind and the rest of the mayor's (Barry Bostwick) flunkies also appear. Best of all, Fox introduces each hilarious episode.

    Directed by:

  • Thomas Schlamme
  • Lee Shallat-Chemel
  • Andy Cadiff
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Pingu: On Thin Ice
    rating:3.5

    Pingu: On Thin Ice

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Getting himself in trouble is nothing new for mischievous penguin Pingu as he returns for another series of hilarious adventures in this cartoon collection. Life at the South Pole has never been so fun! Episodes in this snowy set include "Pranks," "Pingu and the Snowball," "Pingu and Pinga Go Camping," "Stinky Pingu," "Pingu's Bouncy Fun," "Pingu's Balancing Act" and "Pinga Has Hiccups."

    Directed by:

  • Otmar Gutmann
  • Marianne Noser
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Masters of Science Fiction
    rating:3.5

    Masters of Science Fiction

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Preeminent physicist Stephen Hawking hosts this series, which features science fiction stand-alones written and directed by various legends in the field, and stars celebrated actors such as Malcolm McDowell, Anne Heche and Sam Waterston.

    Directed by:

  • Harold Becker
  • Jonathan Frakes
  • Darnell Martin
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Southern Comfort
    rating:3.5

    Southern Comfort

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    This moving documentary chronicles the last year in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual dying of ovarian cancer. We're introduced to several prominent figures in Robert's life -- most importantly, his life partner, Lola Cola. Lola is a transsexual who's become Robert's life partner and caretaker. The two prepare to lead a panel at the annual Southern Comfort conference, a yearly event created for transgendered individuals.

    Directed by:

  • Kate Davis
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    The Best of Designing Women
    rating:3.5

    The Best of Designing Women

    1986Runtime:0 minutes
    The brilliance of this classic comedy series made its mark from 1986 to 1993, and with this program, fans can catch its best episodes featuring Julia Sugarbaker (Dixie Carter), her sister, Suzanne (Delta Burke), Mary Jo (Annie Potts), Charlene (Jean Smart) and Anthony (Meshach Taylor). Included are "Pilot," "Killing All the Right People," "Reservations for Eight," "Big Haas and Little Falsie" and "They Shoot Fat Women, Don't They?"

    Directed by:

  • Ellen Falcon
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    The Second City: The First Family of Comedy
    rating:3.5

    The Second City: The First Family of Comedy

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    A behind-the-scenes look at the Second City comedy club and troupe, this retrospective spans from the early days to the hit "SCTV" series and beyond. Dan Aykroyd, Tina Fey, Martin Short, Alan Arkin and Mike Myers share their stories.

    Directed by:

  • Sharon Bartlett
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    American Experience: The Mormons
    rating:3.5

    American Experience: The Mormons

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Documentarian Helen Whitney directs this fascinating PBS presentation exploring the history and influence of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one of the fastest-growing religions in the United States whose reach extends worldwide. Touching on all aspects of this complex and sometimes controversial religion, Whitney gains access to Mormon archives and captures candid interviews with church supporters, opponents and historians.

    Directed by:

  • Helen Whitney
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Six Degrees: Season 1
    rating:3.5

    Six Degrees: Season 1

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Based on the familiar premise that only six people separate any one of us, this drama focuses on six New Yorkers -- among them a grieving single mother (Hope Davis) and a successful publicist (Bridget Moynahan) -- whose lives intersect in mysterious ways. Other characters include a down-on-his-luck photographer (Campbell Scott), a public defender (Jay Hernandez), a limo driver (Dorian Missick) and a woman on the run (Erika Christensen).

    Directed by:

  • Jace Alexander
  • Wendey Stanzler
  • Juan Campanella
  • Mary Harron
  • David Semel
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Doctor Who: Snakedance
    rating:3.5

    Doctor Who: Snakedance

    1983Runtime:0 minutes
    When his companion Tegan (Janet Fielding) begins exhibiting signs of possession by the Mara upon the TARDIS's arrival on Manussa, the Doctor (Peter Davison) must take her and Nyssa (Sarah Sutton) to find the cave mouth that's shaped like a snake that she keeps seeing in her nightmares. But when Tegan runs off under mind control, it's up to the Doctor to make sure that the Mara can't find the means for a physical return.

    Directed by:

  • Fiona Cumming
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Recess: All Growed Down
    rating:3.5

    Recess: All Growed Down

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    See your favorite Recess kids as kindergartners. Discover how the gang met with a look back at when they first came to the Third Street School. The fun begins when the big kids get "captured" by a gang of wild new kindergartners led by "Chief Stinky." Stinky is the self-proclaimed Kindergarten King, and it takes T.J. and the rest of the kids to convince the kindergartners that good friends come in all sizes.

    Directed by:

  • Howy Parkins
  • Brenda Piluso
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade
    rating:3.5

    Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Fans of the Recess gang can follow along as the kids graduate from the 4th grade to the 5th grade. Join in their joy and laughter with these adventures full of hilarious twists and turns, lessons about meeting new friends and the very fun business of growing up! This video includes a bonus feature showcasing the premiere episodes of the series.

    Directed by:

  • Howy Parkins
  • Brenda Piluso
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Lightning!: Nova
    rating:3.5

    Lightning!: Nova

    1989Runtime:0 minutes
    "Nova" takes you on a high-voltage trip into the most electrically charged weather in the world, culminating in a dazzling lightning show set to music. Join scientists as they tempt nature by creating the world's tallest lightning rod, which triggers awe-inspiring thunderbolts a few hundred feet from observers and creates a chunk of "petrified" lightning. Then, visit with some of lightning's tragic victims who thought they were out of harm's way.

    Directed by:

  • Linda Garmon
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights
    rating:3.5

    Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    Spineless sleuth Scooby-Doo and his pal Shaggy wind up in the midst of a trio of Middle Eastern tales based on The Arabian Nights, which also feature some of your favorite animated Hanna-Barbera stars. Yogi Bear and Boo Boo find a magic lamp in "Alliyah-Din and His Magic Lamp," Magilla Gorilla stars in a new take on "Sinbad," and Shaggy and Scooby give up their mystery solving to become storytellers for a cantankerous caliph in "Scheherezade."

    Directed by:

  • Jun Falkenstein
  • Joanna Romersa
  • rating:3.5 3.5 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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