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This American Life

TV14DocumentariesTalk & InterviewTV Series • 2007

Based on the award-winning and wildly popular public radio show, host Ira Glass boldly brings us the people we forget to notice and the places we don'...more

Based on the award-winning and wildly popular public radio show, host Ira Glass boldly brings us the people we forget to notice and the places we don'...more

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2 seasons available (13 episodes)

2 seasons available

(13 episodes)

Season1 2
Episode 1

Escape

In episode 201, the second season debut, people escape from home without going very far. In Philadelphia, teenage boys find ways to impress girls using a mode of transport obsolete since the 19th century; a young man's fight for independence from his mother would be normal for most kids, except for some special circumstances.
Episode 2

Two Wars

Two foreigners try to make sense of life in the US.
Episode 3

Going Down in History

Stories of people making (or trying to remake) history.
Episode 4

Underdogs

Two boxers can't afford to lose; kids fight bullies with humor.
Episode 5

Every Marriage Is a Courtroom

Marriages that endure various legal battles and issues.
Episode 6

John Smith

The true life stories of three Americans named "John Smith."
Episode 7

No Respect

A bonus edition of material produced for the "This American Life" web site.

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