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TURN: Washington's Spies 

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A Long Island farmer bands together a group of childhood friends to form an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for independence
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Series cast summary:
Jamie Bell ...  Abraham Woodhull 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Seth Numrich ...  Ben Tallmadge 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Daniel Henshall ...  Caleb Brewster 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Meegan Warner ...  Mary Woodhull 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Heather Lind ...  Anna Strong 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Kevin McNally ...  Judge Richard Woodhull 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Samuel Roukin ...  Lt. John Simcoe / ... 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Burn Gorman ...  Major Hewlett 36 episodes, 2014-2017
Ian Kahn ...  General George Washington 33 episodes, 2014-2017
Angus Macfadyen ...  Robert Rogers 31 episodes, 2014-2017
JJ Feild ...  Major John Andre 30 episodes, 2014-2016
Ksenia Solo ...  Peggy Shippen 30 episodes, 2015-2017
Owain Yeoman ...  Benedict Arnold 30 episodes, 2015-2017
Nick Westrate ...  Robert Townsend 24 episodes, 2015-2017
Idara Victor ...  Abigail 20 episodes, 2014-2017
Aaron Angus Aaron Angus ...  Dragoon / ... 18 episodes, 2015-2017
Aldis Hodge ...  Jordan / ... 17 episodes, 2014-2017
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This drama follows Long Island farmer Abe Woodhull, who bands together a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for independence. Written by AMC

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Finish the fight. (Season 4) See more »

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Drama | History | War

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

6 April 2014 (USA) See more »

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TURN: Washington's Spies See more »

Filming Locations:

Richmond, Virginia, USA See more »

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Trivia

The real John Simcoe was actually a beloved figure in Canada accomplishing many charitable civic acts, and was a staunch abolitionist, likely not at all the villainous sociopath as he was portrayed in the show. He actually did lead the Queen's York Rangers in the war, and went on to found the city of York which would later become Toronto. See more »

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The British flag that is used in promotional materials is the modern day union flag and includes the cross of St. Patrick (representing Northern Ireland) on it. The cross of St. Patrick was not added to the flag until 1801. Flags within the series itself are, however, lacking this anachronism. See more »

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New York burned by Washington?
29 December 2016 | by tauldSee all my reviews

I just watched Episode 1, Season 1. There is a reference to Washington burning New York City to the ground. Everything that I read about American History says that our side never controlled New York City. It remained a Tory stronghold throughout the war. Washington "withdrew" to White Plains and never regained the city until his return - after the war had been over for some time - in 1783. To imply that Washington was anything other than on the run after the battle of Long Island seems to me a re-writing of history. And I feel that filmmakers have an obligation if they are purporting to relay history, to stick to the facts. And Washington burning NYC to the ground is not one of them. Washington lost far more battles than he won. Without looking it up I really can only think of one win.


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