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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. : Season 1 (2009, original release: 2009)


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Published: [New York, NY] : [Burbank, CA] : Home Box Office ; [Warner Home Video, distributor], [2009] ©2009
Description:  3 videodiscs (480 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1419883380, 9781419883385, 9786313041435,
Language:  English

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Based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith

Contains the pilot and all 6 episodes from the first season

Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose

Originally broadcast on BBC1 in 2009

Follows Mma Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Mma Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her


DVD, widescreen (letterbox); Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo

English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

Pilot ; Big bonanza -- Poison ; Boy with an African heart ; Problems in moral philosophy -- Beauty and integrity ; A real Botswana diamond Disc 1. disc 2. disc 3.

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Additional Credits:
Bricknell, Timothy.
Scott, Jill, 1972-
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972-
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-
Weinstein Company.
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British Broadcasting Corporation.
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