"Becker" centers on the life of Dr. John Becker, a cantankerous, yet dedicated and talented physician, who, in spite of his constant rants, has a decent heart underneath the sarcasm. "Becker" will continue to unleash his views at the local diner, even in Reggie's continuing absence. Jake (Alex Desert), the blind proprietor of the local newsstand continues to turn a deaf ear to John. Bob, Becker's brash, obnoxious apartment super (Saverio Guerra), persists in annoying virtually everyone. At the office, Becker's head nurse Margaret (Hattie Winston) continues to make order out of chaos, keeping John and his space-cadet nurses-aid Linda (Shawnee Smith) in line. John Becker is a cynical Harvard Medical School graduate who is somewhat of a loner and has trouble letting people get close to him. He looks at the world around him and feels society has gone mad - full of inconsistencies and just plain backward thinking. Although he is a diagnostician by trade, Becker feels he can dispense diagnoses even when no one asks. He has no qualms about saying what comes to mind, never sugarcoats his opinions and often seems to offend somebody nearby. However, his friends and colleagues recognize the heart beneath the hate and so accept his gruff demeanor for what it is.
Subtitles: English (Closed Captioned).
|Studio Name:||Paramount Home Entertainment|
|DVD Release Date:||04/30/2013|
|Screen Format:||Full Frame|
|Run Time (in minutes):||360 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital Stereo|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.01|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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