The Complete First Season / Washington's Spies

DVD - 2015
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A historical thriller set during the Revolutionary War. Abe Woodhull is a farmer living in British-occupied Long Island who bands together with his friends to from the Culper Ring, an unlikely team of secret agents who not only went on to help George Washington turn the tide of the war, but also gave birth to modern spycraft.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2015]
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (452 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Call Number: DVD TUR


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ejgarboczi2 Mar 28, 2019

AMC, 4 Seasons, 2014-2017. Set during the Revolutionary War, the series goes beyond the battlefront to a conflict involving everyday men and women, taking place in a cryptic world of double agents, covert operations and code-breaking. It revolves around Abe Woodhull, a young farmer torn between l... Read More »

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The title is a bit unnecessarily edgy, but the subtitle gets across everything you need to know about the protagonists. The show is well made and actually makes you care about the Loyalists and at least some of the British soldiers, which honestly is a refreshing take, considering how lambasted they usually are in most productions. Worth a watch.

Mar 07, 2016

Nice time period piece. I like the premise- it's development is a little slow, but they are trying to build each of the characters for longevity. Good vs. Evil kind of thing. The spy angle is intriguing, well integrated into the story, and will peek your curiosity from the start.

May 24, 2015

This is a good series. Well written and well acted. AMC is really putting out some quality shows. (Walking Dead, Mad Men, etc.) Turn is right up there.

May 05, 2015

Great series! It makes me want to read the number of George Washington books which are popular at the moment. Highly recommend!


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