Silk Stalkings (dvd) Review

Nominated for just one Emmy, the entertainment quality of Silk Stalkings is nevertheless evidenced by its nine season run that’s the most enduring ever with an original cable TV series. Partly accountable for this deficiency of critical acclaim is always that Silk Stalkings would have been a trailblazer inside cable genre, and presenting Emmys to original cable series didn’t become fashionable until the late-1990s when Sex And The City and The Sopranos broke the cable barrier permanently. Another contributing key to the insufficient peer recognition is that Silk Stalkings lasted about four seasons over it ought to have, since nearly your entire cast and crew were replaced following the first five seasons. Regardless, this hour-long drama series set in Palm Beach, Florida contains each of the necessary ingredients for any hit show – beautiful people in a very beautiful setting with many different murder, violence, and intrigue. Silk Stalkings offers everything you are able to require in a very TV drama, along with the show’s success helped pave the way for additional original cable series for example Monk and The Shield?

Silk Stalkings follows the exploits of two Palm Beach, Florida detectives who investigate murders as well as other visible crimes in an elite community which can be no stranger to fame and fortune. Sgt. Chris Lorenzo (Rob Estes) and Sgt. Rita Lee Lance (Mitzi Kapture) are partners around the local Palm Beach Police Department, and each episode they must investigate several high-profile crimes. The dynamic relationship between Chris and Rita is often a centerpiece of the show, and the two will overturn every stone and use every tactic available to take justice to prospects who, either on account of fame and/or wealth, believe they may be across the laws that governor average people? Veteran entertainer Ben Vereen plays their boss, Capt. Hutchinson, in seasons one through three before being replaced by Charlie Brill (Capt. Harry Lipschitz) for the remainder of the series? Overall, Silk Stalkings is a finely scripted investigative drama cut from the same mold as Law & Order SVU?

The Silk Stalkings DVD comes with a number of dramatic episodes like the series premiere in which Chris and Rita investigate the situation of model murdered in their townhouse. The main focus with the investigation centers around the model’s husband, and the couple’s impending divorce proceedings only actually place him under greater suspicion. Digging further, Chris and Rita link a cool case file for the murder, but a wrench is included their investigation when the ex-cop who investigated the case is himself murdered? Other notable episodes from Season 1 include “Dirty Laundry” by which Chris and Rita investigate the mysterious death of a congressmen found for the beach near his home, and “Internal Affair” by which Chris becomes embroiled in police brutality controversy when he shoots and kills a suspect during a burglary beginning?

Below is often of episodes included on the Silk Stalkings (Season 1) DVD:

Episode 1 (Pilot) Air Date: 11-07-1991
Episode 2 (Going to Babylon) Air Date: 11-14-1991
Episode 3 (S.O.B.) Air Date: 11-21-1991
Episode 4 (In the Name of Love) Air Date: 11-28-1991
Episode 5 (Men Seeking Women) Air Date: 12-05-1991
Episode 6 (Dirty Laundry) Air Date: 12-12-1991
Episode 7 (Hard Copy) Air Date: 12-19-1991
Episode 8 (Curtain Call) Air Date: 01-02-1992
Episode 9 (The Brotherhood) Air Date: 01-09-1992
Episode 10 (Blo-Dri) Air Date: 01-16-1992
Episode 11 (Intensive Care) Air Date: 01-23-1992
Episode 12 (Squeeze Play) Air Date: 01-30-1992
Episode 13 (Shock Jock) Air Date: 02-06-1992
Episode 14 (The Sock Drawer) Air Date: 02-13-1992
Episode 15 (Internal Affair) Air Date: 02-20-1992
Episode 16 (Witness) Air Date: 02-27-1992
Episode 17 (Domestic Agenda) Air Date: 03-05-1992
Episode 18 (Lady Luck) Air Date: 03-12-1992
Episode 19 (Working Girl) Air Date: 03-19-1992
Episode 20 (Powder Burn) Air Date: 03-26-1992