TURN: Washington's Spies (2014–2017)
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At the dawn of the Revolutionary War, struggling Long Island farmer Abraham Woodhull is recruited by the Colonial Army to spy on the British.

Director:

Rupert Wyatt

Writers:

Alexander Rose (based on the book "Washington's Spies" by), Craig Silverstein (developed by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Bell ... Abraham Woodhull
Seth Numrich ... Ben Tallmadge
Daniel Henshall ... Caleb Brewster
Heather Lind ... Anna Strong
Meegan Warner ... Mary Woodhull
Kevin McNally ... Judge Richard Woodhull (as Kevin R. McNally)
Burn Gorman ... Major Hewlett
Angus Macfadyen ... Robert Rogers
Samuel Roukin ... Lt. John Simcoe
JJ Feild ... Major John Andre
Robert Beitzel ... Selah Strong
Jamie Harris ... Will Robeson
Michael Gaston ... General Scott
Alexander McPherson ... Scots Ranger
Pete Burris ... Old Ranger
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At the dawn of the Revolutionary War, struggling Long Island farmer Abraham Woodhull is recruited by the Colonial Army to spy on the British.

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Genres:

Drama | History | War

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

John Simcoe (Samuel Roukin) originally died in the pilot, but after the series was picked up it was decided to re-shoot his death so the character could live on in the series. See more »

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In the opening scene of Abe's farm there are jet contrails crisscrossing the sky. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Abraham Woodhull: [to his year-old son] How are you doin', Sprout? Come here. It's you, aaah! Are you going to walk for me? Are you going to walk for your dad? Let's try walkin' again. There you go. All right, there you go. Aren't you a big boy. There... See, it's easy. Look at you! Keep goin'. Keep goin'!
Mary Woodhull: Sure you want him to walk so soon?
Abraham Woodhull: Well, he's almost a year old.
Mary Woodhull: Sooner he learns to walk, the sooner he learns to march.
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Turpin Hero
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Traditional
Collected by Percy Grainger in North Lincolnshire, England in 1906
Performed by Jake Bugg
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 2014 (USA) See more »

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