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Series Summary
After scoring a hit with a series set in the 1960s, AMC travels much further back in time for "TURN: Washington's Spies," a Revolutionary War-era drama based on the same-named Alexander Rose novel. The series goes beyond the battlefront to a conflict involving everyday men and women, taking place in a cryptic world of double agents, covert operations and code-breaking. It revolves around Abe Woodhull, a young farmer torn between loyalty to his Tory background and respect for those who fight for the Patriot cause. Living on British-occupied Long Island, Abe joins a group of his childhood friends to form what becomes known as the Culper Ring, a spy network charged with sniffing out British military strategy. Under the direction of Gen. Washington, Abe and his fellow agents help turn the war to the Continentals' favor, and their daring efforts ultimately serve as the foundation for modern espionage.

Air Dates: 2014 - Present

Genres: Historical drama

Network: AMC

  • Season 2, Ep. 10 : Gunpowder, Treason, and Plot Jun 8, 2015

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    Abe plots Major Hewlett's assassination; Ben fights at the Battle of Monmouth; Benedict Arnold longs for Peggy.

  • Season 2, Ep. 9 : The Prodigal Jun 1, 2015

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    Abe returns from prison with crucial information; tensions rise between Hewlett and Simcoe; Arnold rescues Peggy.

  • Season 2, Ep. 8 : Providence May 25, 2015

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    Caleb sails into New York Harbor; France makes an alliance with the American Patriots; Andre and Peggy plan to elope.

  • Season 2, Ep. 7 : Valley Forge May 18, 2015

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    Washington faces a personal crisis with help from his slave, Billy Lee; Abe tries to maintain his cover while in prison.

  • Season 2, Ep. 6 : Houses Divided May 11, 2015

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    Mary begs Richard to help get Abe free from prison; Anna tries to seduce Simcoe; Ben and Caleb rescue Hewlett.

critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • [A] handsome and well acted period piece. show more

  • There are some nice elements, such as the infatuation of British officer Maj. Hewlett (Burn Gorman) with Anna (Heather Lind), who is working with Woodhull as part of the spy ring. There’s also the return of the venomous Simcoe (Samuel Roukin), so evil that he practically hisses out his dialogue. The pieces, however, never quite add up to anything with enough cohesion or narrative flow. show more

  • [While the] two-hour premiere suffers from the tempo flaw that marred the show, the pace does quicken with the introduction of the American Judas, Benedict Arnold. [17/24 Apr 2015, p.104] show more

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