Four TV Series Wallowing in DVD Limbo

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"The Wonder Years"

On air: 1988-1993

Starred: Fred Savage, Danica McKellar, Dan Lauria

Plot: Adult Kevin Arnold relives the teenage years he spent growing up during the 60s with his girlfriend Winnie and his overbearing family.


"China Beach"

On air: 1988-1991

Starred: Dana Delaney, Marg Helgenberger

Plot: Set on an American base during the Vietnam War, the show looked at the lives of doctors, nurses and USO entertainers trying to get by during tough times.


"Cold Case"

On air: 2003-Present

Starred: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, Tracie Thoms

Plot: A Philadelphia police detective working for the department’s homicide squad is assigned ‘cold cases’ — crimes committed years prior that have yet to be solved.


"Cop Rock"

On air: 1990

Starred: Todd A. Angelo, Barbara Bosson

Plot: After taking care of crime, a group of cops would sing and and do organized dance numbers in the street.