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Poll: Favorite Biographical "Father of ...." Episodic Series?

Which select biographical TV movie, episode, season or series about a game-changing person who is commonly regarded as the "father of ...." for a notable discovery, a pioneering effort or inspiring a nation is your favorite biopic?

Vote in the companion poll: Favorite "Mother of ..." Biopics

Discuss the topic here.

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    Freud (2020)

    Sigmund Freud, the "father of psychoanalysis"
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    The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1966)

    Jacques Cousteau, the "father of scuba diving"
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    Picasso: Chapter One (2018)

    Pablo Picasso, the "father of modern art" and 'father of contemporary art"

    Genius, Season Two

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    Einstein: Chapter One (2017)

    Albert Einstein, the 'father of relativity"

    Genius, Season One

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    Washington (2020)

    George Washington, the "father of the United States of America"
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    John Adams (2008)

    John Adams, the "father of the U.S. Navy" (co-claimant)
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    The Great (2020)

    Pyotr 'Peter the Great' Alexeyevich Romanov, the "father of the Russian empire"

    also Peter the Great (2011) and Peter the Great (1986)

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    Jobs vs. Gates (2015)

    William 'Bill' Gates and Steven 'Steve' Jobs, the "fathers of the personal computer industry"

    American Genius, Episode One

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    Wright Brothers vs. Curtiss (2015)

    Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur and Glenn Curtiss, the "fathers of the aviation industry"

    American Genius, Episode Two

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    Hearst vs. Pulitzer (2015)

    William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer, the "fathers of modern newspaper publishing"

    American Genius, Episode Three

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    Colt vs. Wesson (2015)

    Samuel Colt and Horace Smith & Daniel Wesson, the "fathers of the modern firearms industry"

    American Genius, Episode Four

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    Farnsworth vs. Sarnoff (2015)

    Philco Farsworthn and David Sarnoff , the "fathers of the television industry"

    American Genius, Episode Five

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    Oppenheimer vs Heisenberg (2015)

    Robert Oppenheimer and Werner Heisenberg, the "fathers of American and German atomic bomb programs"

    American Genius, Episode Six

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    Space Race (2015)

    Werner Von Braun and Sergei Korolev, the "fathers of American and Russian space programs"

    American Genius, Episode Seven

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    Edison vs Tesla (2015)

    Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, the "fathers of electric current"

    American Genius, Episode Eight

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    Ford: The Man and the Machine (1987)

    Henry Ford, the "father of the assembly line and "father of industrial management" (co-claimant)
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    Carl & Bertha (2011)

    Carl Benz, the "father of the gasoline automobile"
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    The Olmsted Legacy: America's Urban Parks (2011)

    Frederick M. Olmsted, the "father of American landscape architecture"
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    The Common School: 1770-1890 (2001)

    Horace Mann, the "father of public education"
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    Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power (2014)

    Hyman G. Rickover, the "father of the atomic submarine" and "father of the nuclear navy"
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    ForEveryone.Net (2016)

    ? Timothy Berners-Lee, the "father of World Wide Web"
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    Basketball Man (2007)

    ? James Naismith, the "father of basketball"

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