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The Uncanny 

In 1981, Mia makes a decision that changes the course of her entire life.


Nzingha Stewart


Celeste Ng (based upon the book by), Liz Tigelaar (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
AnnaSophia Robb ... Young Elena
Tiffany Boone ... Young Mia
Anika Noni Rose ... Pauline Hawthorne
Sarita Choudhury ... Anita Rees
Jesse Williams ... Joe Ryan
Nicole Beharie ... Madeline Ryan
Luke Bracey ... Jamie Caplan
Matthew Barnes ... Young Bill
Obba Babatundé ... George Wright
Melanie Nicholls-King ... Regina Wright
Alona Tal ... Young Linda
Andy Favreau ... Young Mark
Aubrey Joseph ... Warren Wright
Jessica Tuck ... Caroline Ellis
Lexi Underwood ... Pearl Warren


In 1981, Mia makes a decision that changes the course of her entire life.

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Reese Witherspoon does not appear in this episode. See more »


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Tiffany Boone.. you're awesome
11 April 2020 | by megeubsSee all my reviews

I don't particularly care for the way this show was adapted from the book, and I also don't typically write reviews, but I was just STUNNED by how well Tiffany Boone portrayed Kerry Washington down to the way her freaking lips moved!! It was so good. That's all I have to say.

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