With dark humor and edgy determination, the men and women of the Baltimore Police Department Homicide Division battle a murder rate near tops in the nation. Too bad death doesn't follow a schedule. Executive produced by Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Diner) and Tom Fontana (OZ, St. Elsewhere), and created by Paul Attanasio (Gideon's Crossing, Quiz Show), Homicide: Life On The Street plunged viewers into the uncompromising reality of solving murders. Filmed with hand-held cameras, originality, and verve on the gritty streets of Baltimore, Homicide: Life On The Street featured a sharp soundtrack and an extraordinary cast highlighted by Yaphet Kotto (Roots), Richard Belzer (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), and Emmy winner Andre Braugher (Gideon's Crossing).
This collection includes all 22 episodes from the fifth season of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series, available on DVD for the first time, featuring the episode TV Guide named "one of the greatest episodes in TV history."
Now, for the first time, watch the episodes in the order intended by the series' producers! Commentary on "The Documentary:" with writers Eric Overmyer and James Yoshimura Cast and Crew Biographies Featurette: Inside Homicide with David Simon and James Yoshimura Interactive Menus Scene Selection
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