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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  • In the first episode 'Join or Die,' John Adams' son Charles is seen throwing a toy cannonball at a toy British soldier, as his mother Abagail sits with him and watches. It's possible this is…
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    In the first episode 'Join or Die,' John Adams' son Charles is seen throwing a toy cannonball at a toy British soldier, as his mother Abagail sits with him and watches. It's possible this is foreshadowing the later War of Independance and the victory of the colonists over the Crown.
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  • To this date (2014), this is the most awarded Miniseries at the Emmy Awards, winning 13 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Casting for a…
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    To this date (2014), this is the most awarded Miniseries at the Emmy Awards, winning 13 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie - "John Adams" (2008) {Independence (#1.2)}, Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special - _"John Adams" (2008) {Reunion (#1.4)})_, Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special - "John Adams" (2008) {Don't Tread on Me (#1.3)}, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie - "John Adams" (2008) {Don't Tread on Me (#1.3)}, Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special - "John Adams" (2008) {Join or Die (#1.1)}, Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - "John Adams" (2008) {Independence (#1.2)}, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Tom Wilkinson, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Laura Linney, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Paul Giamatti and Outstanding Miniseries.
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  • Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): The film has Thomas Paine presented at the Congress as a Massachusetts delegate. In reality, Paine was a…
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    Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): The film has Thomas Paine presented at the Congress as a Massachusetts delegate. In reality, Paine was a Virginia Delegate.
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