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John Adams

TV14 • Drama, Biography, History • TV Series • 2008

Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney star in this Emmy(R)-winning, seven-part HBO miniseries about American Founding Father John Adams.

Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney star in this Emmy(R)-winning, seven-part HBO miniseries about American Founding Father John Adams.

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1 season available (7 episodes)

1 season available

(7 episodes)

Season1
Episode 1

Join or Die

'Join or Die.' Boston, 1770. In the aftermath of the Boston Massacre, John Adams takes the defense of the accused British soldiers.
Episode 2

Independence

'Independence.' Adams wins over skeptical delegates in the charge to declare independence in July of 1776.
Episode 3

Don't Tread On Me

'Don't Tread On Me.' 1777. Adams is appointed Minister Plenipotentiary to France along with Benjamin Franklin.
Episode 4

Reunion

'Reunion.' 1781. Adams joyously learns the British surrendered to Washington at Yorktown and reunites with Abigail in Paris.
Episode 5

Unite or Die

'Unite or Die.' Elected America's first VP, Adams is frustrated by his exclusion from President Washington's inner circle.
Episode 6

Unnecessary War

'Unnecessary War.' Abandoned by Jefferson for retaining Washington's cabinet, President Adams holds firm on keeping the nation out of war.
Episode 7

Peacefield

In retirement, Adams starts writing his memoirs, then endures a series of tragedies.

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