DVD Release: Rescue Me Complete Series

DVD Release Date: Sept. 25, 2012
Price: DVD $95.99
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


Rescue MeAll seven seasons of the FX drama TV show Rescue Me are in this Complete Series boxed set.

The television series, which aired from 2004 to 2011, stars Denis Leary (The Amazing Spider-Man) as Tommy Gavin, a New York fireman after 9/11 who’s having problems with … everything — his job, his family, his girlfriends and his on-again-off-again wife (Andrea Roth, TV’s Blue Bloods).

Created by Leary and Peter Tolan (TV’s The Job), Rescue Me also stars Steven Pasquale (TV’s Up All Night), Daniel Sunjata (The Dark Knight Rises), Callie Thorne (TV’s Necessary Roughness) and Robert John Burke (Safe).

The 26-disc set contains all 93 episodes of the show, which blends drama and comedy, dealing with such issues as life after 9/11, divorce, alcoholism and dysfunctional family.

Rated MA for mature content, Rescue Me was nominated for a Golden Globe for Leary’s performance and nominated for Emmy Awards for writing, director, Leary, cinematography and 2008 guest actor Charles Durning. In 2009, the series won an Emmy for guest actor Michael J. Fox in the episode “Sheila.”

The Rescue Me: The Complete Series DVD set also offers these special features:

  • eight gag reels
  • 90 deleted scenes
  • 31 featurettes
  • two commentaries
  • one extended scene
Buy or Rent Rescue Me: The Complete Series
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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.