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"John Adams" (2008) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1
Year: 2008


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Join or Die

16 March 2008
Firebrand Sam Adams tries to dissuade cousin John from defending redcoats in the Boston Massacre, but later John changes his mind and joins the revolutionary cause.

Paul Giamatti ... John Adams

Laura Linney ... Abigail Adams

Danny Huston ... Samuel Adams

John Bedford Lloyd ... Richard Palmes

Justin Theroux ... John Hancock

Ritchie Coster ... Captain Preston

Guy Henry ... Jonathan Sewall

Steven Hinkle ... Young John Quincy Adams
Madeline Taylor ... Young Nabby Adams

Brennan Brown ... Robert Treat Paine

Boris McGiver ... Robert Goddard

Tom Beckett ... Elbridge Gerry

Bill Buell ... Justice Lynde
Vincent Renart ... Andrew Holmes

Melissa Blue ... First Mourner
Jim Carmalt ... First Boston Local
Cheyenne Casebier ... Esther Sewall
Chris Clabo ... Second Mourner

Dara Coleman ... James Forrest

Michael Hall D'Addario ... Young Charles Adams (as Michael D'Addario)
Jimmy R. Fowler ... Apprentice's Father
Roxanne Fox ... Female Slave

John Joseph Gallagher ... Jury Foreman (as John Joseph Gallager)
Isaac Gay ... Second Boston Local

Brett Gentile ... Jail Guard

Robert X. Golphin ... Male Slave

Tripp Green ... Matthew Kilroy
Joe Hickey ... Customs Man

Quentin Kerr ... Court Clerk

Mark Jeffrey Miller ... Rope Walker / Wharf Local
Justin Phillips ... Apprentice / Heckler
Rose Powhatan ... Third Mourner

Mike Shiflett ... Fourth Mourner
Justin Smith ... First Rope Walker
Christopher Monroe Stokes ... Apprentice / Heckler

Michael Tourek ... Second Wharf Local

Sam Trueman ... Apprentice / Heckler
Charles Wise ... Third Boston Local

William Smith Yelton ... Apprentice / Heckler (as William Yelton)
Harry Zittel ... Hugh Montgomery

Jeremy Ambler ... Redcoat Defendant #1
Tim Seip ... Sons of Liberty

Christopher Allison ... South Carolina Delegate (uncredited)

Karl Bittner ... Senator (uncredited)
Michael Carey ... British Redcoat (uncredited)

Juan Eloy Carrera ... Bostonian Townsperson (uncredited)
Jeff Elmore ... Juror (uncredited)
Lucas N. Hall ... Bostonian Townsperson (uncredited)

Zeljko Ivanek ... John Dickinson (uncredited)

James Judice ... Boston Citizen (uncredited)

Stephanie Nicole Kelley ... Nanny (uncredited)

Sean LeeRoy ... Boston Citizen (uncredited)
Dan Taylour ... Merchant (uncredited)
Austin Zajur ... Boston Local (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Independence

16 March 2008
After the Battles of Lexington and Concord Adams becomes the voice for independence at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

Paul Giamatti ... John Adams

Laura Linney ... Abigail Adams

Stephen Dillane ... Thomas Jefferson

David Morse ... George Washington

Zeljko Ivanek ... John Dickinson

Danny Huston ... Samuel Adams

Justin Theroux ... John Hancock

John Dossett ... Benjamin Rush

Steven Hinkle ... Young John Quincy Adams
Madeline Taylor ... Young Nabby Adams

Clancy O'Connor ... Edward Rutledge

Tom Beckett ... Elbridge Gerry

Brennan Brown ... Robert Treat Paine

Ed Jewett ... James Duane
Del Pentecost ... General Henry Knox

Tom Wilkinson ... Benjamin Franklin
James K. Boykin ... New Hampshire Delegate

Robert Randolph Caton ... Maryland Delegate (as Rob Caton)

Michael Countryman ... Congressional Secretary

Michael Hall D'Addario ... Young Charles Adams (as Michael D'Addario)

Paul Fitzgerald ... Richard Henry Lee

Ford Flannagan ... Smallpox Doctor
Rick Forrester ... Wounded Militiaman
Carter Godwin ... Baby Thomas Adams
Steven Green ... Grieving Son
Steve Hurwitz ... North Carolina Delegate
Raymond H. Johnson ... New Jersey Delegate
Sean Mahan ... General Warren
John O'Creagh ... Stephen Hopkins

Tim Parati ... Caesar Rodney
Mark Scarboro ... Grieving Father
Greg Smith ... Connecticut Delegate

Tommy Mack Turvey ... Post Rider (as Tommie Mack Turvey)
Bill Ward ... Georgia Delegate

Eric Zuckerman ... Thomas McKean
Tim Seip ... Sons of Liberty

Tommie Turvey ... Post Rider

Juan Eloy Carrera ... Bostonian Townsperson (uncredited)

Henry Jaderlund ... Mohawk (uncredited)
Thomas Langston ... Young Thomas Adams (uncredited)

Sean LeeRoy ... Boston Citizen (uncredited)
Andrew McKeough ... John Carter (uncredited)

Ken McNaughton ... Benjamin Harrison (uncredited)

Douglas Nelson ... George Read (uncredited)
Robert Rice ... (uncredited)

Walt Smith ... PA Delegate (uncredited)
Dan Taylour ... Phila upperclass townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: Don't Tread on Me

23 March 2008
John and John Quincy sail to France to join Benjamin Franklin as part of the American mission but Adams' blunt style is ill-suited to diplomacy.

Season 1, Episode 4: Reunion

30 March 2008
Adams is able to secure a loan from the Dutch for his fledgling country as Abigail joins him in France has he helps negotiate the peace treaty.

Season 1, Episode 5: Unite or Die

6 April 2008
Frustrated in his undefined role as Vice-President, Adams is at odds with Jefferson over his support of a strong central government.

Season 1, Episode 6: Unnecessary War

13 April 2008
After Adams becomes President continues Washington's policy of neutrality between England and France despite opposition inside his own cabinet.

Paul Giamatti ... John Adams

Laura Linney ... Abigail Adams

Stephen Dillane ... Thomas Jefferson

Rufus Sewell ... Alexander Hamilton

Sarah Polley ... Nabby Adams

John Dossett ... Benjamin Rush

Samuel Barnett ... Thomas Adams
Kevin Trainor ... Charles Adams

Mamie Gummer ... Sally Smith Adams

John Curran ... White House Construction Foreman
Lucas N. Hall ... Continental Army Officer

Charisse Matthews ... White House Servant

Jason Butler Harner ... Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (uncredited)
Natalie Christina ... French Elite Woman (uncredited)

Jack Gwaltney ... John Marshall (uncredited)
Tarnee Kendell Hudson ... Additional Washington's Servant (uncredited)

John Keating ... Timothy Pickering (uncredited)

David Morse ... George Washington (uncredited)

Zak Orth ... James McHenry (uncredited)

Andrew Scott ... Colonel William Smith (uncredited)

Kevyn Settle ... Sons of Liberty Horseman (uncredited)
Timmy Sherrill ... Charles Lee (uncredited)

Nick Ventura ... New Hampshire Delegate (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: Peacefield

20 April 2008
While in retirement in Peacefield, Adams looks back at his public life with some regrets and has to deal with tragedy in his personal life.

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