Type
Scripted
Premiered
Mar. 16, 2008
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
70 min.
Country
USA

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John Adams

Based on the Pulitzer prize winning book by David McCullough, John Adams chronicles the life of this remarkable historical figure, a man whose fiercely independent spirit, reverence for the rule of law, and commitment to personal liberty profoundly influenced the values on which the U.S. was founded...

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01x07 Part 7 - Peacefield Aired: Apr. 20, 2008

In retirement, John Adams begins to write his memoirs and works on mending his relationship with Thomas Jefferson through a series of correspondence. …

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The show had 1 season and 7 episodes air in 2008.

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  • Goof (factual errors): The film shows all troops acquitted for the Boston Massacre, however two men were found guilty of murder because they were found to fire directly into the crowd. John…
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    Goof (factual errors): The film shows all troops acquitted for the Boston Massacre, however two men were found guilty of murder because they were found to fire directly into the crowd. John Adams was able to have their charges reduced to manslaughter due to a loophole in British law by proving the men could read. The two solders were punished by branding on their thumbs.
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  • Goof (factual errors): In episode 5 John Adams is shown as casting the deciding vote on the Jay Treaty as the vote in Congress was tied. In reality the Jay Treaty required a 2/3 majority to…
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    Goof (factual errors): In episode 5 John Adams is shown as casting the deciding vote on the Jay Treaty as the vote in Congress was tied. In reality the Jay Treaty required a 2/3 majority to pass and the efforts were headed by Alexander Hamilton.
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  • Goof (factual errors): Despite the fact that the first two episodes span more than six years (1770-1776), neither Nabby Adams nor John Quincy Adams seem to age. Since they were born in 1765…
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    Goof (factual errors): Despite the fact that the first two episodes span more than six years (1770-1776), neither Nabby Adams nor John Quincy Adams seem to age. Since they were born in 1765 and 1767 respectively, both should have grown and aged significantly - from toddlers to young children - over that span of time.
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