Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 15, 1971
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
50 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network

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The Onedin Line (UK)

The year 1860, the place, a part of Liverpool docks. Captain James Onedin, his brother Robert, and their sister Elizabeth live in a small shop owned by their father. Captain James works for a company that deals mainly with shipping of wines. James is very ambitious and wants to own his own shipping company. Robert on the other hand is very much a cautious, land based man who is married to Sarah.

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08x09 A Long Way Home Aired: Oct. 26, 1980

- Max Van Der Rheede is imprisoned and James is freed. He beats Samuel to the contract of transporting nitrate and sets sail with his …

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Completed/Ended
The show had 8 seasons and 91 episodes air between 1971 and 1980.

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  • The show was praised for its locations and use of genuine historical vessels. Along with day-to-day drama, romance, and business dealings, the series also tackled social and economic issues…
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    The show was praised for its locations and use of genuine historical vessels. Along with day-to-day drama, romance, and business dealings, the series also tackled social and economic issues of the time, such as slavery.
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