The Good Lord Bird 

A group of Kansas freedom fighters led by an abolitionist and a young slave travel across the United States in the 1850s in an effort to end slavery.
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Series cast summary:
Ethan Hawke ...  John Brown 8 episodes, 2020
Joshua Johnson-Lionel ...  Onion 8 episodes, 2020
Beau Knapp ...  Owen Brown 8 episodes, 2020
Mo Brings Plenty ...  Ottawa Jones 8 episodes, 2020
Nick Eversman ...  John Brown Jr. 8 episodes, 2020
Jack Alcott ...  Jason Brown 8 episodes, 2020
Ellar Coltrane ...  Salmon Brown 8 episodes, 2020
Hubert Point-Du Jour ...  Bob 8 episodes, 2020
Daveed Diggs ...  Frederick Douglass 8 episodes, 2020
Orlando Jones ...  The Rail Man 8 episodes, 2020
David Morse ...  Dutch Henry Sherman 8 episodes, 2020
Wyatt Russell ...  Jeb Stuart 8 episodes, 2020
Adam Shapiro ...  Jew Weiner 8 episodes, 2020
Steve Zahn ...  Chase 8 episodes, 2020
McKinley Belcher III ...  Broadnax 6 episodes, 2020
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The action is set around abolitionist John Brown's raid on the Harper's Ferry armory in 1859, which helped precipitate the American Civil War (1861-65). Brown's plan was to steal tens of thousands of rifles from the sleepy, rural federal armory. With them he would arm fugitive slaves against their so-called masters. The slaves were supposed to be awaiting the arms in the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains. It doesn't quite work out. Brown and 10 accomplises are captured, tried and strung up, and the raid becomes another source of animus between abolitionists and slave owners. Mr. McBride's National Book Award-winning novel--somehow, miraculously--makes tragicomedy out of the event.

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16 February 2020 (USA) See more »

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Virginia, USA See more »

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Blumhouse Television See more »
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