Q&A

Q: It seems like none of the stations show the old seasons of "Law & Order" — they only show Season 13 and on. What's going on?

It seems that the rights owners (there are more of them than you'd think) are only selling the reruns in packages, and the only ones for sale right now are for seasons 13 to 20 (the latter being the final season). It's not just the traditional TV stations that are in this boat; it's also true for those streaming the classic NBC procedural show ...

Q: Why don't I see "The Comedians" with Taylor and Burton on TV very often? It was a classic.

Anything with Hollywood power couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton has always drawn attention, but people going to cinemas at the time didn't agree with your "classic" description. Bosley Crowther, a New York Times film reviewer at the time of "The Comedians'" release, said the film was "conventional and obvious." Audiences agre...

Q: Why don't I see "The Comedians" with Taylor and Burton on TV very often? It was a classic.

Anything with Hollywood power couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton has always drawn attention, but people going to cinemas at the time didn't agree with your "classic" description. Bosley Crowther, a New York Times film reviewer at the time of "The Comedians'" release, said the film was "conventional and obvious." Audiences agre...