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They Made America
rating:3.0

They Made America

2004Runtime:0 minutes
In this four-part program from the producers of the "American Experience" series that originally aired on PBS, the innovators whose brainstorms and entrepreneurial spirit gave birth to such landmark advances as the steamboat and the 747 jetliner (as well as the Barbie doll and CNN) are profiled. It's an examination of more than two centuries of glorious growth and invention. Based on the titular book by journalist Harold Evans.

Directed by:

  • Dan McCabe
  • Megan Gelstein
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    Soul Food: Season 2
    rating:3.0

    Soul Food: Season 2

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Boasting a strong ensemble cast, realistic story lines and intense drama, this family-focused series follows the trials and tribulations of three close-knit African-American sisters and their spouses and children. Though the Joseph sisters often have divergent views, their love for one another sustains them through life's ongoing upheavals. Watch 20 compelling episodes in the series' complete second season.

    Directed by:

  • Felicia D. Henderson
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    Sesame Street: 1-2-3, Count with Me
    rating:3.0

    Sesame Street: 1-2-3, Count with Me

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    With a little help from his friends, Sesame Street's irrepressibly upbeat Ernie uses music to teach youngsters how to count from 1 to 20 in this 30-minute lesson for kids aged 18 months to 5 years. Ernie and an easily frazzled bunny named Benny sing catchy tunes with pal Ding the Dinger as they use their mastery of numbers to keep things running smoothly at the Furry Arms Hotel. Elmo and The Count (of course) make special appearances.

    Directed by:

  • Emily Squires
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    Road to Avonlea: Vol. 5
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    Road to Avonlea: Vol. 5

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    The tight-knit King family faces more trials, triumphs and tribulations in this family drama series based on the writings of Lucy Maud Montgomery -- including her novels &NFi;Anne of Green Gables&NFi_; and &NFi;Chronicles of Avonlea&NFi_;. Sara (Sarah Polley) has blossomed into an independent young lady, yet she constantly gets into trouble while trying to see her beau. Meanwhile, Hetty's (Jackie Burroughs) 50th birthday celebration is tainted by a sudden illness.

    Directed by:

  • Otta Hanus
  • Stephen Surjik
  • Allan Kroeker
  • Stefan Scaini
  • Allan King
  • Eleanore Lindo
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Road to Avonlea: Vol. 6
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    Road to Avonlea: Vol. 6

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Facing heavy burdens and hardships, the spirited King clan finds life in Avonlea growing a bit weightier in Season 6 of the charming family drama, which has Sara (Sarah Polley) returning from finishing school only to announce her intent to leave again -- for Paris. Meanwhile, after proposing to Felicity (Gema Zamprogna), who's now enrolled in medical school, Gus (Michael Mahonen) promptly disappears in the Caribbean.

    Directed by:

  • Otta Hanus
  • Stephen Surjik
  • Eleanore Lindo
  • William Brayne
  • Charles Wilkinson
  • Kit Hood
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    Blonde
    rating:3.0

    Blonde

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Poppy Montgomery plays the leading role as history's most iconic blonde -- Marilyn Monroe -- in this made-for-television miniseries that also stars Patricia Richardson as Marilyn's ill-fated mother and Griffin Dunne as playwright Arthur Miller.

    Directed by:

  • Joyce Chopra
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    Blonde
    rating:3.0

    Blonde

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Poppy Montgomery plays the leading role as history's most iconic blonde -- Marilyn Monroe -- in this made-for-television miniseries that also stars Patricia Richardson as Marilyn's ill-fated mother and Griffin Dunne as playwright Arthur Miller.

    Directed by:

  • Joyce Chopra
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    Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin
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    Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    When wealthy socialite Annabella Lagrange learns that her real mother is a madam at the local brothel, she flees the family estate with a childhood friend, and the two begin a new life in the working-class world.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Hellings
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Mussolini: Italy's Nightmare
    rating:3.0

    Mussolini: Italy's Nightmare

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    In this revealing DVD, rare photos and newsreels tell the story of Benito Mussolini's life, from his days as a class bully to the creation of the dreaded black shirt brigades. Eyewitness experts reveal how the Italian dictator's alliance with Hitler ultimately destroyed his country and led to his execution and mutilation by Italian partisans. Contemporary observers explore his renewed popularity and the shocking return of fascism to Italy today.

    Directed by:

  • Molly Thompson
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 5
    rating:3.0

    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 5

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Teen witch Sabrina (Melissa Joan Hart) leaves her worrywart aunts (Caroline Rhea and Beth Broderick) behind for her first year of college, but that doesn't stop them from keeping tabs on their spellbinding niece in the magical series' fifth year. Meanwhile, Sabrina nurses wounds from losing her first love (Nate Richert), and Josh (David Lascher) woos Morgan Cavanaugh (Elisa Donovan). Soleil Moon Frye joins the cast as one of Sabrina's roommates.

    Directed by:

  • David Grossman
  • Gail Mancuso
  • Anson Williams
  • Brian K. Roberts
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 3
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    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 3

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    As the third season of this family-friendly sitcom unfolds, Sabrina the teenage witch (Melissa Joan Hart) -- now 18 years old -- receives good news from her aunts (Caroline Rhea and Beth Broderick): She's finally received her witch's license. But is a little piece of paper really going to help her choose between Harvey (Nate Richert) and Dashiell (Donald Faison of television's "Scrubs")? As it turns out, the answer is no.

    Directed by:

  • Gary Halvorson
  • Peter Baldwin
  • Robby Benson
  • Gail Mancuso
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    The Mentalist: Season 1
    rating:3.0

    The Mentalist: Season 1

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Simon Baker (in his first Emmy-nominated role) stars as Patrick Jane, a rogue detective and case-cracking consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation -- a far cry from his last gig as a semi-famous "psychic medium" with no paranormal abilities. Despite his bogus past, Patrick's charm and powers of observation endear him to the CBI team -- except for Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon (Robin Tunney), who doesn't care for his antics. Tim Kang and Amanda Righetti also star.

    Directed by:

  • David M. Barrett
  • Chris Long
  • John Behring
  • Martha Mitchell
  • David Nutter
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Nash Bridges: Season 3
    rating:3.0

    Nash Bridges: Season 3

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Don Johnson returns as elite San Francisco Det. Nash Bridges in the third season of this hit show, which finds the hunky Special Investigations Unit cop learning the shocking truth about his long-missing Vietnam vet brother, Bobby. With help from his pal and partner, Joe (Cheech Marin), Bridges also protects his daughter, Cassidy (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe), from jewel thieves and solves other crimes. Willie Nelson and RuPaul turn in guest appearances.

    Directed by:

  • Adam Nimoy
  • Chuck Bowman
  • Dennie Gordon
  • Rick Wallace
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    'Twas the Night
    rating:3.0

    'Twas the Night

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Tinsel and toys, lights and noise, shopping and cooking and many other colorful distractions often shield the true meaning of the holidays. Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa and reflect on their importance through the eyes of children in this collection of musical performances, animated features and more.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Schatz
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    Without a Trace: Season 2
    rating:3.0

    Without a Trace: Season 2

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Anthony LaPaglia leads an ensemble cast that includes Oscar nominee Marianne Jean-Baptiste in this fast-paced detective drama that follows the exploits of an FBI squad specializing in missing persons. In the show's second season, the team sifts through a pile of suspects to track down a motivational speaker who's vanished; helps recover a stolen school bus full of children; and attempts to find a celebrity photographer who's disappeared.

    Directed by:

  • David Nutter
  • Rachel Talalay
  • Peter Markle
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 4
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    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 4

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    With her friend Valerie living in Alaska and her nemesis Libby at private school, Sabrina (Melissa Joan Hart) tries to adjust to her new situation and finds herself contemplating a move to Paris in this enchanting comedy's fourth season. In other developments, Sabrina tutors an apprentice witch; Hilda and Zelda run for cover when their nagging mother comes to visit; and Sabrina loses all self-control when she gets a magic credit card.

    Directed by:

  • David Grossman
  • Gail Mancuso
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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