The Closer: Season 1
Warner Home Video (2005)
TV Series  /  Crime, Mystery
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10 hr 2 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   NR (Not Rated)
Kyra Sedgwick Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson
J.K. Simmons Asst. Police Chief Will Pope
Corey Reynolds Sgt. David Gabriel
Robert Gossett Captain Taylor
G.W. Bailey Det. Lt. Provenza
Anthony John Denison Det. Andy Flynn
Jon Tenney Agent Fritz Howard
Michael Paul Chan Detective Mike Tao 
Phillip P. Keene Buzz 
Raymond Cruz Detective Sanchez 
Gina Ravera Detective Daniels 
Arvin Brown
Michael M. Robin
Producer Michael Weiss
Andrew J. Sacks
Writer James Duff
Steven Kane
Cinematography Brian J. Reynolds
Musician James S. Levine

Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick) is a police detective who transfers from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Despite a tendency to step on people's toes, Johnson manages to convert even her strongest adversaries with her unique ability to get to the truth.
Disc 01
 1 hr 0 mins    6/20/2005  1.  Pilot
Brenda Johnson arrives in L.A. where she faces resentment from her peers and squad during her first investigation involving a woman beaten to death whose suspected murderer has disappeared, along with all evidence of his existence.
Director:  Michael M. Robin  Writer:  James Duff 
Guest starring:  Joanna Sanchez, Allison Smith,  Tony Denison, Clyde Kusatsu, John Rubenstein,  Michael Paul Chan, John Livingston,  Raymond CruzGina Ravera, Julius Tennon, John Prosky
 1 hr 0 mins    6/20/2005  2.  About Face
Brenda looks for the murderer of a star's wife, amidst meddling by Captain Taylor who also plants one of his staff on her team.
Director:  Michael M. Robin  Writer:  James Duff 
Guest starring:  Jennifer O'Dell, Natalija Nogulich, Kate Norby, Helen Tucker,  Gina RaveraMichael Paul Chan, Adam Lieberman, Philip P. Keene, James Avery, Scarlett,  Rachel Boston, Una Damon, Brad Rowe,  Raymond Cruz
 1 hr 0 mins    6/27/2005  3.  The Big Picture
Brenda's investigation into the murder of a teenage prostitute puts her in the FBI's headlights, and a possible conflict with Fritz.
Director:  Elodie Keene  Writer:  Nancy Miller 
Guest starring:  Carrie Minter, Tom Irwin, Peter Haskell, Brent Hinkley, Michael Woods, Dean McDermott, Philip P. Keene, Elya Baskin,  Stana Katic, Amy Hill, Don McManus, Seth Gabel,  Raymond CruzGina Ravera
Disc 02
 1 hr 0 mins    7/4/2005  4.  Show Yourself
Brenda forms an alliance with a man while searching for a sniper, but her trust is put to the test when he manipulates and out-maneuvers her causing a gang backlash.
Director:  Michael M. Robin  Writer:  Wendy West 
Guest starring:  Raymond CruzMichael Paul Chan, Amy Hill,  Richard Roundtree, Christian Monzon, Germaine De Leon, Rosie Garcia, Magaly Colimon, Philip P. Keene
 1 hr 0 mins    7/11/2005  5.  Flashpoint
Brenda's investigation into the murder of a psychiatrist and the drug trial he was conducting is disrupted when Pope leaks confidential information and Flynn uses it against her.
Director:  Craig Zisk  Writer:  Rick Kellard 
Guest starring:  Matthew Jones, Ned Bellamy, Jake Sandvig, Shishir Kurup, Sam Murphy, Robin Bartlett, Mark Feuerstein, Larry Joshua, John de Lanc
 1 hr 0 mins    7/18/2005  6.  Fantasy Date
Brenda works to solve the rape and murder of a congresswoman's daughter.
Director:  Greg Yaitanes  Writer:  Roger Wolfson 
Guest starring:  Cynthia Sophiea, Donzaleigh Abernathy, Randy Wayne, Graham Shiels, Patrick Renna, Meredith Baxter Birney, Paul Ambrus
 1 hr 0 mins    7/25/2005  7.  You Are Here
Priority Homicide investigates the murder of a judge, and Brenda must bond with his autistic son to find the killer.
Director:  Gloria Muzio  Writer:  Hunt Baldwin  / John Coveny 
Guest starring:  Raymond CruzMichael Paul ChanGina Ravera, Colleen Flynn, Bubba Lewis, Michael Worth, John Fleck, Holmes Osborne, Allen Cutler
Disc 03
 1 hr 0 mins    8/1/2005  8.  Batter Up
Brenda is asked to prove a hate crime, but Taylor's interference may finally be enough to ruin the case.
Director:  Arvin Brown  Writer:  James Duff 
Guest starring:  Michael Paul ChanRaymond Cruz, Kerr Smith, Joel Brooks, Robert Gant, Hank Stratton, James Avery, Robert Clendenin, Conan McCarty, J.R. Cacia, Kiersten Lyons, David Andriole, Wilson Cruz
 1 hr 0 mins    8/8/2005  9.  Good Housekeeping
Brenda's investigation into the rape and murder of a young girl begins to affect her emotions, and in order to close the case she makes an unlikely deal.
Director:  Tawnia McKiernan  /  Michael M. Robin  Writer:  Wendy West 
Guest starring:  Yvonne DeLarosa, Ryan Carnes, Federico Dordei, Ben Bray, Jeffrey R. Nordling, Michael Weatherred, Jo Anderson, John Prosky,  Veronica Cartwright
 1 hr 0 mins    8/15/2005  10.  The Butler Did It
Brenda tangles with a meddling Deputy D.A. as she investigates the possible murder of a butler who it's thought committed suicide.
Director:  Tawnia McKiernan  Writer:  Rick Kellard 
Guest starring:  Katy Selverstone, Douglas Sills,  Stephen TobolowskyRick Ravanello, Mary Castro, Samantha Quan, Thomas Ian Griffith,  Clive Revill
Disc 04
 1 hr 0 mins    8/22/2005  11.  L.A. Woman
The investigation of the murder of a Middle Eastern businessman and his bodyguard is complicated by the FBI who believe the case to be related to terrorism.
Director:  Rick Wallace  Writer:  Hunt Baldwin  / John Coveny 
Guest starring:  Greg Rikaart, Iman Nazemzadeh,  Marina Sirtis, Marsh Mokhtari, Ivar Brogger,  Jack Conley
 1 hr 0 mins    8/29/2005  12.  Fatal Retraction
Brenda is asked to help keep a criminal imprisoned when the woman he was convicted of murdering shows up recently dead, and her actions alienate everyone. Meanwhile, Captain Taylor makes a fateful decision about supporting one of his men.
Director:  Gloria Muzio  Writer:  James Duff  / Wendy West 
Guest starring:  Larry Cedar, Tim Griffin, Jason O'Mara, Stephanie Childers, Lorraine Toussaint, Jefferson Mays
 1 hr 0 mins    9/5/2009  13.  Standards and Practices
Captain Taylor makes his move against Brenda, meaning she must juggle concerns of an I.A. investigation with solving the murder of a famous producer.
Director:  Michael M. Robin  Writer:  James Duff 
Guest starring:  Lorraine Toussaint, Joseph Patel, Ricardo J. Chacon,  Alanna Ubach, Mayte Garcia,  Jenny GagoDakin MatthewsJamie Elman, Tony Plana,  Jack Conley
Edition Details
Series Closer
Distributor Warner Home Video
Release Date 5/23/2006
Packaging Custom Case
Screen Ratio Fullscreen (4:3)
Subtitles English (Closed Captioned); French; Spanish
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 4

Disc 01 Deleted Scenes
Disc 03 Deleted Scenes
Disc 04 Deleted Scenes
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