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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  • When David McCullough met Paul Giamatti for the first time out of character, he did not recognize him as the actor who played John Adams (XV).
  • Goof (factual errors): Capt. Preston is shown as being tried for the Boston Massacre with his troops, however he was tried (and acquitted) separately nearly a month before his men.
  • The Dockside Artist character, sketching the scene from a warehouse loading area as Adams' ship arrives, picked up some of the real oyster shells which littered the ground and used them to…
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    The Dockside Artist character, sketching the scene from a warehouse loading area as Adams' ship arrives, picked up some of the real oyster shells which littered the ground and used them to supplement his existing supply of paint cups - an improvisation which real street artists of the period might employ.
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