Set during the Revolutionary War, based on the book Washington's Spies by Alexander Rose, this suspenseful AMC series tells the story of America's first spy ring. Abe Woodhill (Jamie Bell, Billy Elliot
) is a cabbage farmer turned patriot, a real- life hero who joins with childhood friends to form the Culper Ring, a team of secret agents who help George Washington defeat the British. "Cloak-and-dagger with redcoats and bayonets" - Entertainment Weekly
. 10 episodes, over 7 hrs, 3 DVDs.
Thoughts of a Free Man
Abe is eager to get to Washington, while Rogers finds himself a new job.
Abe continues his mission in New York, while Simcoe adjusts to his punishment. Andre seduces Peggy.
Abe returns from New York. Andre prepares to put on a play. Washington supports Arnold through his injury. Caleb and Ben work with Sackett on developing their operations. Rogers heads for New Jersey as the King's Royal Messenger.
Men of Blood
Ben and Abe find a better form of communication and discuss new plans with Anna. Caleb and Rogers get into an altercation while on their missions. Abe plays checkers with Townsend in New York.
Judge Woodhull confronts Abe about his "mission" for Major Hewlett. Ben learns important information from multiple sources. Abe had sinner with Townsend and his Father in New York. Simcoe returns to Setauket.
Anna takes action when learning of Abe's capture. Ben and Caleb struggle to come up with a new plan. Simcoe pushes himself back into Anna's life. Andre gains vital intelligence. Mary speaks her mind to Judge Woodhull.
Washington has anxieties about an illness he believes he has. Major Hewlett's tale of capture is finally revealed. Abe fights to survive his own capture.
Caleb and Ben plan to free Abe from his capture in New York. Major Hewlett must survive the wild to make his way back to Setauket. While planning his next attack, Washington is told that an alliance with the French is imminent. Andre and Peggy receive unfortunate news on their status in Philadelphia when a visitor comes unannounced.
Tensions between Major Hewlett and Simcoe reach a critical point. Abe gets released from Captivity and searches for Townsend. Arnold makes quite the impression on the Shippens. Back at Valley Forge, Ben tries to protect Washington from an internal threat.
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot
Abe plots Major Hewelett's assassination; Ben fights at the Battle of Monmouth; Benedict Arnold longs for Peggy.
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 438 minutes
Number of discs: 3
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Audio Format: Dolby Digital 5.1
Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Daniel Henshall, Meegan Warner, Kevin McNally, Burn Gorman, Heather Lind, Angus Macfadyen, Samuel Roukin, JJ Field, Ian Kahn, Owain Yeoman, Ksenia Solo, Nick Westrate, Aldis Hodge, Idara Victor
"Cloak and dagger with redcoats and bayonets" - Entertainment Weekly
"An interesting look at the American revolution" - History on Film
"Intelligent crafting of the finest entertainment possible" - Home Theater Info
Image Award Nomination - Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series (2016)
Location Managers Guild Awards, Outstanding Achievement Award Nomination - Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series (2015)
Motion Picture Sound Editors, Golden Reel Award Nomination - Best Sound Editing - Short Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television (2016)
SXSW Film Festival, Film Design Award Nomination - Excellence in Title Design (2016)