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[05/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Law & Order: The Third Year in Stores May 24, 2005

[via press release from Universal Studios Home Entertainment]

LAW & ORDER: THE THIRD YEAR IN STORES MAY 24, 2005

THE FIRST SEASON TO STAR FAN FAVORITE JERRY ORBACH - DVD INCLUDES A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO THE LATE ACTOR PLUS PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN DELETED SCENES

In Stores May 24, 2005 From Universal Studios Home Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- May 13, 2005 -- Honored with an incredible 11 consecutive Emmy nominations for Outstanding Drama Series, Law & Order has for over 15 years captivated viewers with its compelling storylines ripped from the headlines. Law & Order: The Third Year, the latest DVD collection to be released by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, contains all 22 exciting episodes of the first season to introduce Jerry Orbach as the cynical, wisecracking Detective Lennie Briscoe. It also contains a special tribute to the late Mr. Orbach, as well as a memorable profile of this distinguished and beloved star of stage and screen. Also featured in the exceptional Season Three cast are Chris Noth, Dann Florek, Michael Moriarty, Paul Sorvino, Richard Brooks and Steven Hill. Guest appearances include Claire Danes (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet), Gina Torres (The Matrix Reloaded, "24"), Chris Bauer ("Tilt," "Third Watch") and Elaine Stritch (Small Time Crooks, Screwed) whose guest performance won an Emmy. The collectible three-disc set, which also features never-before-seen deleted scenes, is priced at $59.98 SRP. Street date is May 24, 2005.

SYNOPSIS

Powerful, timely and gripping, Law & Order has become television's most celebrated and widely acclaimed crime series of all time. With intriguing storylines that echo controversial real-life cases, each captivating episode follows a single crime from the start of the police investigation through its resolution in court. In Law & Order: The Third Year, New York police officers, played by Jerry Orbach, Chris North and Paul Sorvino, uncover evidence later used by prosecutors Steven Hill, Michael Moriarty and Richard Brooks to bring the perpetrators to justice. Episodes include "Conspiracy," which won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Episode in a TV Series, and "Point of View" the first show to feature Orbach's unforgettable Detective Lenny Briscoe character.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

DVD
Street Date: May 24, 2005
Order Close: April 19, 2005
Rating: Not Rated
Suggested Retail Price: $59.98 SRP
VHS Selection Number:
DVD Selection Number: 27776
Running Time: 17 Hours 25 Minutes
Number of Layers: Discs 1 and 2, Dual (Double Sided); Disc 3 Dual/Single (Double Sided)
Aspect Ratio: Full-Frame (1.33:1)
Technical Info: English Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo/Captions; Spanish and French Subtitles

For artwork or screeners, please logon to our Web site at www.ushvpublicity.com or fax your request to Universal Studios Home Video Publicity at (818) 866-0226

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (<>). Universal Studios is a part of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates the No. 1 television network, the fastest-growing Spanish-language network, a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% controlled by Vivendi Universal.





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