Home Entertainment Release recap for August 10, 2010

ADAM-12: Season Five (1972-73) Martin Milner, Kent McCord $34.93(Shout! Factory)

Officers Pete Malloy (Martin Milner) and Jim Reed (Kent McCord) are on the streets fighting crime on the mean streets of Los Angeles.

Adam-12 was a spin-off of the popular NBC TV series Dragnet and similarly portrayed incidents and situations that were based on real LAPD cases. Best-selling author and prolific television producer Stephen J. Cannell (The Rockford Files, The Greatest American Hero, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street) joined the series in Season 4 as head writer and was promoted to Executive Story Consultant in Season 5.

DATE NIGHT (2010) Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Mark Wahlberg, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Common, Taraji Henson, Leighton Meeste. DVD: $29.98, Blu-ray: $39.99 Extras: Gag reel, extended car chase, “Directing Off Camera” featurette, “Date Night” PSAs (three versions), “Directing 301 With Shawn Levy,” commentary by Levy. Blu-ray adds: deleted scenes, extended scenes, disaster dates with the cast, Steve and Tina camera tests, live lookup digital copy. (Fox).

One ordinary couple. One crazy night. The uproarious story of mistaken identity stars two of the world’s biggest comedic talents Steve Carell (“The Office”) and Tina Fey (“30 Rock”) as a sensible, loving couple with two kids and a house in suburban New Jersey. Their typical date nights include a run-of-the-mill evening with little to no romance, but one night they decide to reignite the spark by going to Manhattan’s hottest new restaurant… without a reservation. What happens next is a wild ride that goes hilariously awry, as they embark on a dangerous series of crazy adventures to save their lives, and their marriage.

DEATH AT A FUNERAL (2010) Martin Lawrence, Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, Zoe Saldana, Loretta Devine, Danny Glover, Regina Hall, James Marsden, Columbus Short, Luke Wilson, Ron Glass, Keith David, Peter Dinklage. DVD: $28.95, Blu-ray: Extras: Commentary by director Neil LaBute and co-producer-star Chris Rock, deleted scenes, behind-the-scenes featurettes “Family Album,” “Death for Real” and “Death at a Funeral: Last Rites, Dark Secrets.” Blu-ray adds: movieIQ+sync and BD-Live, digital copy of the film. (Sony).

Funnymen Martin Lawrence (Big Momma’s House, Bad Boys I & II), Tracy Morgan (“30 Rock,” First Sunday, Cop Out) and Chris Rock (Grown Ups, Madagascar) lead an all-star cast in this uproarious tale of a family mourning the loss of their patriarch over the course of one unexpectedly hilarious day. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Neil LaBute (Nurse Betty, Lakeview Terrace) and co-starring the lovely Zoë Saldaña (Avatar, Star Trek), Loretta Devine (Crash, Waiting to Exhale), Danny Glover (2012, Lethal Weapon 1-4) Regina Hall (First Sunday, Scary Movie 1-4), James Marsden (Enchanted, X-Men), Columbus Short (Quarantine,Stomp the Yard) and Luke Wilson (Old School, The Royal Tenenbaums), DEATH AT A FUNERAL is a humorously acted, high-energy riot that’s had audiences shedding tears of laughter in theatre pews across the country. Now, DEATH AT A FUNERAL rolls in on Blu-ray and DVD featuring even more laughs and a procession of deathly funny bonus features fans will love!NUMB3RS: The Sixth Season (2009) $57.99. Extras: “Coming Full Circle: Numb3rs Season 6,” “Pixel Perfect: The Digital Cinematography of Numb3rs,” “The Women of Numb3rS,” production photo gallery with Nicolas Falacci. (Paramount).

NUMB3RSis a drama about an FBI agent who recruits his mathematical-genius brother to help the Bureau solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles. The two brothers take on the most confounding criminal cases from very distinctive perspectives. The series depicts how the confluence of police work and mathematics provides unexpected revelations and answers to the most perplexing criminal questions. STARRING Rob Morrow David Krumholtz Judd Hirsch Alimi Ballard Dylan Bruno Navi Rawat Sophina Brown Aya Sumika. 4-disc set features all 16 calculatingly thrilling sixth-season episodes plus great special features! o Cast & Crew commentaries on selected episodes o Behind-the-scenes featurettes Notable Guest Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba) Henry Winkler (Happy Days) Gary Cole (Entourage) Fisher Stevens (Early Edition) James Remar (Sex And The City Dexter) Clea Duvall (Carnivale) Marilu Henner (Taxi) William Katt (The Greatest American Hero)