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Two-week listing of Richard's TV appearances


 

Last Updated: 15 May 2010



Richard joins celebs in Cabo San Lucas in late April for 2010 Cabo Charity Golf Classic

Richard returns to Bulgaria to shoot "Super Eruption" for SyFy -- principal photography now  in progress

SyFy airs "Hostel" Part II" on Sunday, May 16th and Thursday, May 27th -- Richard plays ill-fated Todd

Richard guests as Randall Hammond on CBS's "NCIS" -- episode airs Tuesday, May 18th 2010

Richard plays Governor Charles Brooks on FOX's "Lie To Me" -- episode airs Monday, July 12th

SyFy Channel to air "Sentinel" marathon Monday, June 21st 2010

"In God's Country" to air on My Lifetime Sunday, June 6th 2010 -- Richard plays Bishop Josiah Leavitt

"Wheelmen" gets Domestic distributor and DVD release date -- now August 17th 2010

Autographed photos of Richard available for purchase from the RBFC

Got a Burgi fan on your gift list? Amazon.com has you covered!

Write to Richard through the RBFC

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Richard attends 2010 Cabo Celebrity Golf Classic [15 May 10]*** Richard attends the 2010 Cabo Celebrity Golf Classic charity golf tournament *** -- Richard joined a host of Hollywood celebrities on hand in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, for the 2010 Cabo Celebrity Golf Classic, which took place at Casa Dorada and the Palmilla Golf Club and ran from April 22nd - 25th.

The December 30th event press release had this to say regarding the Cabo Celebrity Golf Classic:

Bill Pollock, Chairman and Founder of NIP, Inc. announced today that it will sponsor the 2010 Cabo Celebrity Golf Classic on April 22-25, 2010 at the internationally acclaimed One & Only Palmilla Resort and Golf Club in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The fundraiser will benefit the Casa Hogar Orphanage in Los Cabos, which opened in February, 2008 and is currently home to 20 boys, ages 6-14. The golf invitational will pair celebrities [professional athletes, actors and artists] with amateurs for two rounds of competitive golf with a tournament playoff featuring the top five teams competing for The Cabo Cup.

In addition to the golf tournament, the long weekend includes two nights of great live music, a live auction and a chance to meet and greet the kids at Casa Hogar. Los Angeles based The Zaring Group, one of this country’s top event consulting firms, will, again, produce the event.

Actor Brett Cullen, who was on the winning team at the 2009 Cabo Cup tournament, comments on the event, “Last year my wife and I were invited to Mexico to play in a charity golf tournament in Cabo San Lucas by our friends John and Bianca Zaring. We witnessed something that truly made a difference in the lives of 20 children living there at the Casa Hogar Orphanage. Cabo San Lucas has been blessed with the Cabo Celebrity Golf Classic to help raise funds for the Casa Hogar Orphanage where these 20 little boys reside. Having attended this fun, heart-warming event last year, we cannot wait to go back and be involved again this year. There is no doubt in our mind that this event has changed conditions for these boys. By supporting this cause, the CCGC is helping to reverse this tragic situation that no child should ever experience. We were moved by it and we can't wait to go back again this year. We wouldn’t miss it!”

While Richard's team did not Place in either the Friday or Saturday tournaments, he enjoyed himself immensely and described the event as having been a "blast."

To learn more about the Casa Hogar orphanage and the Cabo Celebrity Golf Classic, visit the following websites:

Casa Hogar de Cabo San Lucas - http://www.casahogarcsl.org/

Cabo Celebrity Golf Classic -- http://www.ccgc-nip.com/index.php

(Thanks to Richard for the information)


Richard joins Juliet Aubrey in Super Eruption for SyFy [185 May 10]*** Richard returns to Sofia, Bulgaria to shoot new SyFy Saturday movie ***-- Richard is currently in Bulgaria working on "Super Eruption" for SyFy.  He is joined by Juliet Aubrey (Helen Cutter of BBC's "Primeval") in the mega-disaster epic, with Matt Codd ("Epoch," Shark Hunter," "Dragon Dynasty") at the helm as director.

Set in Yellowstone National Park, "Super Eruption" revolves around an eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano and inevitable horrific high-stakes aftermath. Richard plays a Yellowstone firefighter who teams with Aubrey's vulcanologist to try to save lives -- in some ways, not unlike his role in "Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowstone," in which he played a Yellowstone firefighter battling a voracious inferno.

The film is intended for SyFy's Saturday night movie lineup and, given post-production requirements of effects-heavy films, will most likely premiere in late 2010 or 2011.

(Thanks to Richard for the info)



 
Catch Richard in Hostel Part 2 on SyFy [15 May 10] *** Catch Richard Burgi on SyFy when  "Hostel: Part II" plays  May 16th and 27th*** -- Richard worked in Prague, Czech Republic in late October 2006 on the much-anticipated sequel to writer-director Eli Roth's horror blockbuster, "Hostel." 

Eli Roth gave MTV.com some teasing details on "Hostel: Part II," including an idea of how Richard's character Todd Rogers and his buddy Stuart (Roger Bart) McGenty fit into the overall story.  Said Roth:

"The film is also following two guys who go through this experience to kill somebody. And we know them really well, and they are very, very likeable and they're very normal. It seems like there's nothing psycho about them, except they are looking for some excitement in their life because they are bored. ... That's going to be a parallel story. We see it from the girl's perspective and we see it from the client's perspective. We inter-cut both stories until they all meet in this horrible place. So, we're going to learn everything about the organization, all the minutiae of it..."

SyFy's airdates are as follows:

Sunday, May 16th at 9:00pm ET
Thursday, May 27th at 9:00pm ET

Learn more at the SyFy website at http://www.syfy.com

To learn more about "Hostel: Part II," visit the film's IMDb page at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0498353/

The film's official website can be found at http://www.hostel2.com/

(Thanks to tv-now.com for the scheduling information)


Catch Richard on NCIS in Patriot Down on May 18th [15 May 10]*** Richard guests on CBS's hit series NCIS,  starring Mark Harmon ***-- Richard appears in "Patriot Down," the 23rd episode of the current season and first part of the 2-part season finale. "Patriot Down" will air on Tuesday, May 18th at 8:00pm ET.

Richard plays Randall Hammond, father of Tyler Hammond (Nick Niven). Hammond the Younger is a "person of interest" in the NCIS team's investigation of a rape / murder case which quickly expands to include Hammond the Elder.

"Gibbs makes shocking discoveries while investigating a respected colleague's murder on the next episode of NCIS," says the CBS website, which the episode press release expands upon:

"Patriot Down" - When a colleague's murder sends shockwaves through the team, Gibbs uncovers a surprising link to the crime, on NCIS, Tuesday, May 18 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  Rena Sofer ("24") reprises her role as attorney Margaret Allison Hart.  Marco Sanchez reprises his role as Alejandro Rivera, a Mexican justice department official. Richard Burgi ("Harper's Island") guest stars as Randall Hammond, a suspect's father.  Dylan Bruno ("Numb3rs") guest stars as Jason Paul Dean, a disgraced ex-Army Ranger.

Information on NCIS can be found at the CBS website:
http://www.cbs.com/primetime/ncis/

(Thanks to  Richard for the initial information)


Richard lands guest spot on Lie To Me [15 May 10]*** Richard guests on FOX's Lie To Me, starring Tim Roth ***-- Richard guests  in "Bullet Bump," the 16th episode of the current season. "Bullet Bump" is expected to air on Monday, July 12th at 8:00pm ET.

Richard plays Governor Charles Brooks, who is described in casting sides as "In his 40s, he's the Governor of Virginia, a polished and charismatic dynamo who has the right stuff to go the distance -- all the way to the White House. When a pretty young campaign volunteer is slain in an assassination attempt apparently aimed at him, Brooks is grilled by Lightman about the incident. However, Brooks just may be what he seems, namely, an honest and conscientious man who had no knowledge of the crime. But Brooks also may have deliberately blinded himself to the sleazy and unpleasant shenanigans right under his nose, and when he's finally forced to face the truth, it's a shattering revelation..."

Information on Lie To Me can be found at the FOX website:
http://www.fox.com/lietome/

(Thanks to Fancast for the info and to Richard and Steven for confirmation)


Next SyFy Sentinel marathon airs June 21st [15 May 10]*** The Sentinel returns to SyFy for June 21st, 2010 daytime marathon ***--  SyFy is airing an 8-episode Season 3 & 4  "Marathon" block of The Sentinel from 8:00am to 4:00pm ET on Monday, June 21st, 2010.

Richard Burgi plays series lead Jim Ellison, a former Army Ranger now working as a detective for the Cascade PD in his Washington State hometown. Ellison finds himself almost overwhelmed when his dormant, and repressed, hyperactive senses are brought back online after a period of solitude on a remote stakeout. Anthropology doctoral candidate Blair Sandburg (Garett Maggart), whose chosen field of research is "Sentinels" -- people with such enhanced senses -- has the answers Ellison needs to control and work with his powerful and unpredictable abilities. Ellison's long-suffering captain, Simon Banks (Bruce A. Young) helps Ellison and Sandburg make the most of Ellison's sensory advantage by watching their backs and keeping their extrasensory escapades under the radar as much as possible.

For further details, go to the SyFy website and enter Sentinel in the search box at:
http://www.syfy.com/schedule/index.php

(Thanks to Steffi for the screengrabs and to SyFy for the schedule)



 
Richard plays Bishop Josiah Leavitt in In God's Country [15 May 10] *** Richard's 2006 film for CTV and Lifetime TV,  "In God's Country," airs on the Lifetime channel in May *** -- "In God's Country" airs Sunday, June 6th at 11:00am ET on Lifetime

Richard plays Church Bishop Josiah Leavitt, the polygamist husband of Rowan's character, Judith Joseph. Judith is one of the charismatic Leavitt's eight wives, and mother to four of his children in addition to her own older daughter from a previous marriage. Several traumatic events spur Judith to do the unthinkable -- flee her small community with her children. Leavitt, of course, gives pursuit, luring Judith's oldest daughter back home with promises he doesn't intend to keep. Judith has no choice but to return home and make a stand.

"In God's Country" is produced by Shaftesbury Films Inc in association with Colossal Entertainment, Salient Point Productions, and CTV as part of CTV's "Heroes, Champions, and Villains" series of original features.

Additional information is available at the My Lifetime website: http://www.mylifetime.com

The film's IMDb page can be found at:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0814150/

(Thanks to MyLifetime for the scheduling information)


Wheelmen comes to Region 1 DVD in August [15 May 10] *** Phase 4 Films secures Domestic distribution rights to "Wheelmen," announces planned DVD release in August 2010 *** -- Look for the long-awaited release of "Wheelmen" in Region 1 DVD format to take place on August 17th, 2010

Richard plays Nick Torino, a former hotshot ambulance driver now running Venture Limousine, a floundering Los Angeles limousine company. With an absentee boss and a crew of eccentric chauffeurs, Nick has his hands full, and a pair of seemingly unconnected jobs complicates his life in ways only imagined in nightmares. Nick and ne'er-do-well Andy wind up squiring a flaky and paranoid ex-Secret Service agent around and soon become embroiled in his attempt to prevent a bizarre kidnapping of the U.S. Vice President. The fact that Venture Limousine has been awarded the contract to chauffeur the V.P. and his party around Los Angeles further complicates the imbroglio.

As if putting up with his colleagues wasn't enough, Nick comes to work the morning of the Vice Presidential three-ring circus and discovers a little boy from his past named Arthur waiting patiently for him in his office. After noticing several bruises on Arthur's neck, Nick drops the boy off at Social Services where he meets Gwen, a loving social worker assigned to Arthur's case. Things get complicated as Nick falls for Gwen, and little Arthur feels the rush of jealously as he too has a crush on her. 

Learn more about Phase 4 Film's DVD release at:
http://www.phase4films.com

View the "Wheelmen" trailer at Phase 4 Films' YouTube page:
http://www.youtube.com/user/Phase4FilmsInc#p/u/1/XLJ-hXf7mbk

Visit the official "Wheelmen" website to learn more about the film: http://www.wheelmenthemovie.com/

(Thanks to Dirk Hagen for the DVD release updates)


Autographed RB photo available for purchase [15 May 10] *** Autographed official RBFC photo of Richard Burgi available for purchase ***  -- Anyone wishing to buy the official autographed RBFC 8x10 photo of Richard produced for the Return to Cascade convention (see left) should contact Kat Cole, RBFC President, at WBKat852@aol.com. The photo can be paid for by check, or by credit card through PayPal, with the price as follows:

$20 ($23 PayPal) -- includes S&H

If paying by check, please make the check payable (in US funds) to Kathleen Cole, not to the RBFC, and mail the check to the address below:

The RBFC
11155 Aqua Vista St., #101
Studio City, CA 91602-3700
U.S.A.

PayPal logoPayPal transactions are processed through their website at http://www.paypal.com, using wbkat852@aol.com as the RBFC payment address / account.  The process is fairly simple -- new PayPal customers must first register with PayPal, which takes about five minutes.  (Instructions are provided on the PayPal website).
 


[15 May 10]*** Check out the Burgi Bonanza at amazon.com *** -- All the items listed below are available at either amazon.com or its subsidiary, amazon.ca, and all feature Richard Burgi in some capacity. **NOTE** Always verify the current prices at Amazon.com, as they do fluctuate with market forces.

Your amazon.com account information will work equally well with the Canadian subsidiary.

Amazon in the USA: http://www.amazon.com/

Amazon in Canada: http://www.amazon.ca/
 
Nip/Tuck Season 5 Part 2 DVD set available Oct 6th

Nip/Tuck - Season 5, Part 2 -- $24.99 (37% discount)
Release date: October 6, 2009. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B001PQZYQI 

Richard appears in episode 5.21, "Allegra Caldarello," playing Dr. Logan Taper, a plastic surgeon hired to replace the ailing Dr. Christian Troy (Julian McMahon). An unfortunate predilection for office furniture, courtesy of a rare paraphilia, all too quickly leads to Taper's dismissal -- but not before he has his way with both Troy's sofa and the practice's shiny, and expensive, new operating table.
 

Touched By An ANgel Inspiration Collection - Faith available on DVD

Touched by an Angel: Inspiration Collection - Faith  -- $14.98
Release date: January 26, 2010. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B002UPQ232

Richard appears in "Fighting the Good Fight, " where he plays Uncle Frank, a rough-around-the-edges underachiever woefully unprepared to raise his two nephews. Fortunately for Frank and the boys, the Angels -- with a timely assist from Muhammad Ali -- step in and guide them onto more productive, affirming, and loving paths.
 

Harper's Island complete series DVD set available Sept 8th

Harper's Island: The DVD Edition -- $29.99 (30% discount)
Release date: September 8, 2009. Now available for pre-order.
ASIN: B001G0MFE2 

Richard appears in the first five episodes of the series -- six, if you count a brief glimpse of his mortal remains -- playing wealthy real estate mogul (and Father of the Bride) Thomas Wellington. His daughter Trish's (Katie Cassidy) destination wedding brings the ill-fated family and wedding guests back to Harper's Island, where they summered during her childhood.
 

Depserate Housewives Season 5 DVD set available Sept 1st

Desperate Housewives: The Complete Fifth Season -- $38.99 (35% discount)
Release date: September 1, 2009. Now available for pre-order.
ASIN: B001VPJYZK 

Richard appears in five of the season's episodes (six, if you count the 2-hour finale). The bulk of those episodes run back-to-back at the end of the season, with Karl brought back into the mix as Bree's take-no-prisoners divorce lawyer. Their fire and ice relationship develops into mutual attraction and, by the finale, Bree has fired Karl as her lawyer and the pair have kissed, laying the ground for a Season 6 romance.
 

Knight Rider Season 1 DVD set available July 28th

Knight Rider - Season One -- $41.99 (30% discount)
Release date: July 28, 2009. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B0024FAD7Y 

Richard appears in Episode 1.12, titled "Knight to King's Pawn," in which he plays Jack Hurst. Hurst is a "bad-ass" NSA commander with intimate knowledge of the SSC and the KITT program. Hurst storms in and closes down the SSC, making off with KITT and his CPU to further his own ends -- the reactivation of the earlier, and deadlier, KARR.
 

Friday the 13th Extended Killer Cut DVD available June 16th

Friday the 13th (Extended Killer Cut) -- $17.49 (40% discount)
Release date: June 16, 2009. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B001NPD9LS 

Richard plays Crystal Lake's long arm of the Law, Officer Bracke. While not unsympathetic, Bracke refuses to reopen his investigation of the supposed disappearance of Clay's (Jared Padalecki) sister. Bracke later runs afoul of Jason (Derek Mears) Voorhees and is quickly dispatched in a typically gruesome manner. Look for extra Burgi footage in the DVD's deleted scenes.
 

Reaper Season 1 DVD set available November 4

Reaper: Season One DVD set -- $29.99 (25% discount)
Release date: November 4, 2008. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B001EN513Q 

Richard appears in Episode 1.17, titled "The Leak," in which he plays Mike Volta. Volta was an unrepentant womanizer and adulterer in life, and as a condemned soul, he puts his Casanova moves on Gladys, the DMV demon, conning her into letting him slip repeatedly out the 'back door' of hell. 
 

Sci Fi Channel's Darklight available on DVD December 16

Darklight(2004) DVD -- $12.99 (13% discount)
Release date: December 16, 2008 (DVD). Now available for pre-order.
ASIN: B001FRNB8K 

Richard plays William Shaw, operative of The Faith whose duty it is to 'reactivate' Lilith -- a powerful demon captured and brainwashed and living out her life as a young woman named Elle -- and train her to battle a plague-spawning entity known as the Demonicos.
 

Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage DVD available November 11

Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008) DVD -- $13.99 (30% discount)
Release date: November 11, 2008 (Direct to DVD). Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B001F0TT6A 

Richard plays Bill Kinkade, Thomas (Jared Padalecki) and Pat (Aaron Ashmore) Kinkade's wayward, womanizing, ex-military father.
 

Desperate Housewives Season 4 DVD set available

1) Desperate Housewives - The Complete Fourth Season (2007) DVD Set -- $38.99 (21% discount)
Release date: September 2, 2008. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B0018CWEYO

Richard appears in "Opening Doors," turning up at ex-wife Susan's (Teri Hatcher) Lamaze class with a new -- and very pregnant -- wife of his own, Marisa. 
 

Las Vegas Season 4 DVD set available September 11

Las Vegas: Season Four -- $41.99 (30% discount)
Release date: September 11, 2007. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B000T28PU6 

Richard appears in three consecutive episodes at the end of the season, playing charismatic yet creepy hedge-fund billionaire Vince Peterson. 
Richard's episodes are:
- "Bare Chested In The Park"
- "Junk In the Trunk"
- "Heroes"
 

Desperate Housewives Season 3 DVD set available

1) Desperate Housewives - The Complete Third Season (2006) DVD Set -- $39.99
Release date: September 4, 2007. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B000P6YNTI

Richard appears in "Children and Art," joining Susan (Teri Hatcher) in a parental game of "good cop, bad cop" with daughter Julie and bad-boy boyfriend Austin... until Austin fills him in on Susan's new beau, Ian (Dougray Scott).
 

Hostel 2 DVD available October 23

Hostel: Part II (Unrated Widescreen Edition) (2007) DVD -- $19.99 (31% discount)
Release date: October 23, 2007. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B000UJ48P4 

Richard plays Todd, a jaded, thrill-seeking bachelor who thinks killing someone for sport may just be the ultimate rite of passage.
 

Richard's Lt. Womack featured in coverage of The Message

Firefly: The Official Companion: Volume Two -- $16.47 (34% discount)
Published: May 8, 2007. Titan Books. Now available.
ISBN-10: 1845763726 

Richard appears in coverage of "The Message," where he plays unscrupulous Alliance officer Lt. Womack. (Had the show remained in production, Womack would have become a recurring character).
 

Richard features in coverage of Season One

24: Behind The Scenes -- $18.87 (37% discount)
Published: October 24, 2006. Insight Editions; Pap/DVD edition. Now available.
ISBN-10: 1933784075

Richard features in coverage of the show's groundbreaking first season, in a double-page-spread which looks at the startling demise of Kevin Carroll and his van-load of henchmen.
 

Richard's episodes are covered in Season One material

24: The Official Companion Seasons 1 & 2 -- $11.53 (32% discount)
Published: September 1, 2006. Titan Books. Now available.
ISBN-10: 1845763130

Richard appears in coverage of the show's groundbreaking first season. His character -- mercenary Kevin Carroll, who for a time masquerades as concerned father Alan York -- appears in eleven of the season's episodes. 
 

RB appears in 2007 Desperate Housewives calendar

Desperate Housewives 2007 Wall Calendar -- $11.89 (15% discount)
Published: July 1, 2006. Andrews McMeel Publishing. Now available.
ISBN: 0740758535

Richard appears on Nicollette Sheridan's April page in a publicity photo shot during the restaurant scene in season two's "Thank You So Much."
 

Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowstone DVD announced

1) Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowstone (2006) DVD -- $14.95 (25% discount)
Release date: November 28, 2006. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B000IB0DDA

Richard appears as Yellowstone National Park firefighter Richard Danville. Danville must learn to overcome his distrust of forest-fire expert Clay Harding (Scott Foley) and work with him to save their Yellowstone community and families from the ravening inferno consuming the Park.
 

Desperate Housewives Season 2 DVD set announced

1) Desperate Housewives - The Complete Second Season (2004) DVD Set -- $42.65 (29% discount)
Release date: August 29, 2006. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B000FIMG4U

Richard appears in 16 of the season's 24 episodes, still carrying a torch for his ex-wife Susan (Teri Hatcher) while shacking up with neightborhood sex-pot Edie (Nicollette Sheridan).
 

Fun With Dick and Jane DVD available for pre-order

1) Fun With Dick and Jane (Widescreen?) (2005) DVD -- $14.46 (50% discount)
Release date: April 11, 2006. Now available.
ASIN: B000E8N8H0

2) Fun With Dick & Jane [SOUNDTRACK] -- $17.98 (no discount)
Release date: January 24, 2006. Now available.
ASIN: B000CQQHEU

Richard plays Joe Cleeman, Dick Harper's next-door neighbor and nemesis in the "keeping up with the Joneses" arena. One of the film's first scenes finds Joe and Dick engaged in a game of "my car's better than your car."

The Sentinel Complete First Season DVD available for pre-order

1) The Sentinel - The Complete First Season (3pc) (Full) (1996) DVD Set -- $33.96 (15% discount)
Release date: April 18, 2006. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B000E1NXCM

2) The Sentinel: Original Soundtrack (1996 Television Series) [SOUNDTRACK] -- used & new from $14.50
Release date: February 24, 1998
ASIN: B00000636Q

Richard plays Jim Ellison, a former Army Ranger now working in his Washington State hometown as a detective in the Major Crime unit. Ellison is genetically blessed -- or cursed -- with enhanced senses; sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch are all far more acute than the norm. With the aid of graduate student Blair Sandburg, Jim learns those like him are called Sentinels, and in ages past, they served as watchmen and protectors of their communities. More importantly, he learns how to use his senses to his advantage as a modern-day crime-fighter.

Action: Complete Series DVD now available

Action: The Complete Series (2pc) (Full) (1999) DVD Set -- $15.99  (35% discount)
Release date: February 21, 2006. Now available.
ASIN: B000CQQ18K

Richard plays Cole Riccardi in two episodes of the controversial and short-lived Fox series. "Pilot" introduces us to Peter Dragon and his production company, and to Cole Riccardi, Dragon's action movie leading man of choice. "Blowhard" finds Dragon backing himself into a corner when he scrambles to convince closeted Cole that coming out as a gay man isn't a prudent career move.

In Her Shoes Widescreen DVD now available

"In Her Shoes" (Widescreen Edition) (2005) DVD -- $19.36  (35% discount)
Release date: January 31, 2006. Now available.
ASIN: B000CCW2P2

Richard plays Jim Danvers, a senior partner at the law firm where Rose Feller (Toni Collette) works. Jim, something of a cad, strives to mend his ways while involved with Rose, and all is well until Rose's floozyish sister Maggie (Cameron Diaz) takes up temporary residence on her sister's couch. Rose catches Jim and Maggie en flagrante in her bed, which launches the film's major character odysseys for the Feller sisters.

Seinfeld Season Five DVD now available

Seinfeld Season Five (1990) DVD Set -- $36.99 (25% discount)
Release date: November 22, 2005. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B000BBOUEU

Richard appears on Disc 4 in "The Hamptons," playing Dr. Ben, the handsome pediatrician Elaine takes a shining to. Elaine is quite pleased to be described as "breathtaking" by Ben, until she realizes he uses the same word to describe their hosts' spectacularly ugly baby. Meanwhile, George suffers cold water induced "shrinkage" and is seen naked by Jerry's girlfriend.

The Flash complete series DVD now available

The Flash - The Complete Series (1990) DVD Set -- $44.66 (25% discount)
Release date: January 10, 2006. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B000BPL2EM

Richard appears in "Deadly Nightshade," playing handsome, wealthy, and mentally unbalanced Curtis Bohannan. Tormented by the deeds of his deceased father, Bohannan takes up the persona of a hero of yesteryear, a vigilante known as the Deadly Nightshade. Unfortunately, Bohannan is considerably more reckless and violent than the original, and soon crosses swords with The Scarlet Speedster himself.

Richard appears in all 13 episodes

Point Pleasant - The Complete Series (2005) DVD Set -- $19.97 (50% discount)
Release date: October 25, 2005. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B000A9QKT6

Richard appears in all 13 episodes of the short-lived FOX dramatic supernatural series, playing Dr. Ben Kramer, patriarch of the Kramer family. Ben and his family -- wife Meg (Susan Walters) and daughter Judy (Aubrey Dollar) -- take the mysterious Christina (Elisabeth Harnois)into their home as she strives to find out who she is and where she comes from.

Desperate Housewives Season 1 DVD set and companion book available

1) Desperate Housewives - The Complete First Season (2004) DVD Set -- $59.99 (no discount)
Release date: September 20, 2005. Now available for purchase.
ASIN: B00079FU16

2) Desperate Housewives: Behind Closed Doors (Paperback; first season companion book) -- $11.67 (34% discount) 
Release date: September 28, 2005. Now available for purchase.
ISBN: 1401308260

Richard appears in 3 episodes of the first season of ABC's blockbuster satirical drama series. The third episode introduces him as Karl Mayer, flaky midlife-crisis-ing ex-husband of Susan (Teri Hatcher) Mayer. Karl remains a part of Susan's life as the father of their teenage daughter, and pops up to bedevil Susan at the most inopportune times.

Both the series and Teri Hatcher earned Golden Globes for this season.

Richard appears in 12 episodes of Season 1

24 Season One (2001) DVD Set -- $34.66 (42% discount)
ASIN: B00005JLF2

Richard appears in 11 episodes of the first season of FOX's ground- and record-breaking drama series. The first episode introduces him as Alan York, concerned father of a missing daughter. As the series unfolds, we discover Alan is not who he appears -- he is, in fact, Kevin Carroll, a cold-blooded assassin and mercenary.

The series and series lead Kiefer Sutherland would go on to earn Golden Globes for this season.

Richard's character mentioned in book on 24's Season One

24: The House Subcommittee's Findings at CTU by Marc Cerasini and Alice Alfonsi -- $11.02 (35% discount)
ISBN: 0060535504 

This book is set within the world of 24, providing background information on the characters involved in the unfolding story. Richard's character, the murderous mercenary Kevin Carroll, is shown to be an ex-Fed with an unsavory past.

 

Richard appears in Season 3's High and Low

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation- The Complete Third Season  (2001) DVD Set -- $67.99 (19% discount)
ASIN: B0001906X6

Richard appears in the episode "High and Low" as paragliding instructor Rick Weston. (Trivia note: "Starship Troopers 2" costar Colleen Porch also appears in "High and Low").
 
 

 

Cellular DVD now available

Cellular (2004) DVD, Widescreen, Region 1 encoding -- $12.99  (13% discount)
ASIN: B0006D3HGA

Richard plays Craig Martin, husband of Kim Basinger's Jessica Martin.

Craig, a realtor, finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time and observes -- and videotapes -- crooked cops executing hoodlums. Craig secures the camera in his safety deposit box, and calls to warn Jessica. Unfortunately, the crooked cops get to the Martin home before Jessica gets the message.
 

Cellular novelization may offer additional insights into Craig Martin

1) Cellular (novelization by Pat Cadigan) -- $7.99 (no discount)
ISBN: 1844161048

2) Cellular (Score) [SOUNDTRACK] -- $16.98 (no discount) 
ASIN: B00049QLC8

The novelization will be an interesting read, especially if it delves a little deeper into the character of Craig Martin (Richard's role in "Cellular")

"Cellular" is also available on DVD. 
 

The US-market DVD doesn't include bloopers or deleted scenes

Decoys (2003) DVD [US market version] -- $12.99 (13% discount)
ASIN: B0002J4X3O

Richard plays Detective Francis Kirk in this tongue-in-cheek take on the "aliens need humans to reproduce" sci-fi theme. Director Matt Hastings has described "Decoys" as a meeting of "American Pie" and "Species."

There are two versions of the DVD currently available. The US-market version available through amazon.com does not include the deleted scenes and bloopers included in the Canadian-market version (see next entry).

Canadian-market Decoys DVD has deleted scenes and bloopers

Canadian-market version from amazon.ca
Decoys (2003) DVD -- CDN $13.46 (10% discount)
ASIN: B00029QQRK

New release: 07 June 2005

The Canadian-market DVD includes an assortment of deleted scenes, the bloopers, a "making of" special, and a photo gallery. The deleted scenes help explain some aspects of the film which are confusing or vague in the theatrical release, and Richard's scenes and bloopers are hilarious.

Richard appears as Womack in The Message

1) Firefly - The Complete Series (2002) DVD -- $24.96 (50% discount)
ASIN: B0000AQS0F

2) Firefly (Original Television Soundtrack) [SOUNDTRACK] -- $12.98 (28% discount)
ASIN: B000BL14PQ

Richard appears in the episode "The Message" as Lt. Womack, an unscrupulous Alliance Enforcement officer. Womack is after an old war buddy of Malcolm and Zoe's and is quite determined to get what he's after.

Had the series continued, Womack would probably have become a recurring character.

Starship Troopers 2 DVD and Soundtrack available at Amazon

1) Starship Troopers 2 - Hero of the Federation (2004) DVD -- $12.99 (13% discount)
ASIN: B0001XAOQ6

New release: 07 July 2005

2) Starship Troopers 2 (Score) [SOUNDTRACK] -- $17.98 (no discount)
ASIN: B00028HOC2

Richard plays Captain V.J. Dax in "Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation." The DVD includes the widescreen movie, a "making of" featurette which includes interviews with the cast and behind the scenes footage, a photo gallery, and look at the animation process. 

The soundtrack CD presents the entire "Troopers 2" suite, which includes the haunting Dax's Theme.



[15 May 10] *** Write to Richard care of the RBFC! *** -- Richard has asked us to encourage anyone interested in sending cards or letters to him to use the RBFC mailing address, which is listed below.  This allows Richard to better handle his incoming mail, which he certainly enjoys receiving, provided it comes through appropriate channels.

Mr. Richard Burgi
RBFC
c/o Kathleen Cole
11155 Aqua Vista St., #101
Studio City, CA 91602-3700
USA

We cannot emphasize strongly enough that mail should not be sent to Richard's home address!  Receiving fan mail through his home address is a disquieting experience and cause for concern, especially from the standpoint of privacy and safety.  If you have come across what you believe may be his home address, please, do NOT use it! We -- and Richard -- would greatly appreciate it if you would let us know where you came across the address by using this e-mail link to the RBFC.

While postcards, letters, and cards will be promptly forwarded to Richard, we cannot forward packages; he has asked that no gifts be sent to him.  Though Richard appreciates the goodwill and generosity those gifts represent, he finds them a little overwhelming.  Richard would be honored if, instead, wellwishers made a donation in his name to a local children's shelter or literacy program, or to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.


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