- Format: DVD Region 2 for the UK
- Number of Disc: 24
- Genre: Family Drama,Serial Drama
- Starring: Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Jessica Biel
- Studio: Paramount
- Release Date: 2007
What’s it about
7th Heaven is an American television drama series created and produced by Brenda Hampton that centers on the Camden family and their lives in the fictional town of Glenoak, California. The series debuted August 26, 1996, on The WB, where it aired for ten seasons. Following the shutdown of The WB and its merger with UPN to form The CW, the series aired on the new network on September 25, 2006, for its eleventh and final season, airing its final episode on May 13, 2007.The millennial edition of TV’s longest-running family drama gets off to a stressful start when Eric Camden (Stephen Collins) has a heart attack. It turns out to be a mild one, but sets the tone for much of the season. From now on, the minister and father of seven is going to try to take things easier. Suffice to say, the new touchy-feely dad drives the other Camdens crazy, but they do their best to support his recovery. Meanwhile, college sophomore Matt (Barry Watson) finally flies the coop and gets an apartment with family friend John (Chaz Lamar Shepherd, who becomes a regular cast member) and continues to see girlfriend Shana (Maureen Flannigan). Other developments include a spiky ‘do for 13-year-old Simon (David Gallagher), community service for Mary (Jessica Biel) due to vandalism (“Sin and Expiation”), and a disappointing diagnosis for Annie’s father (“Forget Me Not”). That leaves Lucy (Beverley Mitchell), who decides what to do with her life, Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman), who gets her first boyfriend, and the twins (Myrinda and Zachary Brino), who celebrate birthday number one. The show also widens its scope to tackle concerns outside the home, like the treatment of women in Afghanistan (“Yak Sada”) and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II (“Dirty Laundry”).