Financial stress, the dating scene, preschools and adopted ducklings all figure in this season of the popular, Emmy-winning “mockumentary” sitcom, with Ed O’Neill, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet heading the ensemble cast.
(Season 8 is now showing on ABC.) (PBS, 2016, four discs, 10 episodes, featurettes).
(A second season has been confirmed for 2017 on ABC.) (Acorn, 2015, two discs, eight episodes, in French with English subtitles, photo gallery).
This French police-procedural miniseries follows the search for a 17-year-old girl who goes missing after a night out celebrating her birthday.
Her estranged husband Roderick Covlin, 42, was charged with murder in 2015.
– Anthony Johnson, 47, was kicked to death on a night out in Southport, Merseyside.
– Jack Treeby, 44, from Rainham, Kent, was run over by a Land Rover in a street in Tovil, Maidstone.
Bill’s sons Billy Treeby, 29, and George Treeby, 22, were jailed for life (23 years).
A boy of 15 was detained during HM Pleasure (minimum of 14 years) in June 2010.
The judge refused to lift an order banning him being identified because of his age.
He had deliberately started a relationship with Millie’s mother Rachael so that he could abuse the child. Outside court she said he should have got longer than 25 years.
The judge told Mc Carney that he was a deeply manipulative individual devoid of social norms.