TURN “Pilot”

Episode Air Date: April 6, 2014

Podcast Date: 2016.08.28

 

 

EPISODE SUMMARY

At the dawn of the Revolutionary War, struggling Long Island farmer Abraham Woodhull is recruited by the Colonial Army to spy on the British.

 

It's the autumn of 1776 in Setauket, Long Island. At his farmhouse, Abe Woodhull speculates to his wife, Mary, that the war will be over by Christmas.

CLIPS

Clip 1:

Major talking to Captain (check name) regarding being court marshalled in England. I love seeing the order the English crown took with them across the world.

Clip 2:

Abraham held by the Continental Congress. Ben Talmadge attempts to recruit him.

Clip 3:

Abraham and Anna Strong talk about Captain Simcoe being a creep. Anna convinces Abraham to join the rebellion.

 

THESIS

  • I believe TURN is a fun, engaging show that is often overlooked. Had it not been for an Emmy campaign, I might have forgotten about it.

  • I LOVE THE AGE OF DISCOVERY. Have I talked about that enough on the show?

TRIVIA


Nothing

CAST

 

Episode cast overview, first billed only:

 

Jamie Bell

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Abraham Woodhull

 

Seth Numrich

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Ben Talmadge

 

Daniel Henshall

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Caleb Brewster

 

Heather Lind

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Anna Strong

 

Meegan Warner

...

Mary Woodhull

 

Kevin McNally

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Judge Richard Woodhull (as Kevin R. McNally)

 

Burn Gorman

...

Major Hewlett

 

Angus Macfadyen

...

Robert Rogers

 

Samuel Roukin

...

Lt. John Simcoe

 

JJ Feild

...

Major John Andre

 

Robert Beitzel

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Selah Strong

 

Jamie Harris

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Will Robeson

 

Michael Gaston

...

General Scott

 

Alexander McPherson

...

Scots Ranger

 

Pete Burris

...

Old Ranger

 

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