John Adams (2008)
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Adams is able to secure a loan from the Dutch for his fledgling country as Abigail joins him in France as he helps negotiate the peace treaty.

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Tom Hooper
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Giamatti ... John Adams
Laura Linney ... Abigail Adams
Stephen Dillane ... Thomas Jefferson
David Morse ... George Washington
Tom Hollander ... King George III
Sarah Polley ... Nabby Adams Smith
John Dossett ... Benjamin Rush
Judith Magre ... Madame Helvétius
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ... John Quincy Adams
Samuel Barnett ... Thomas Adams
Andrew Scott ... Colonel William Smith
Kevin Trainor ... Charles Adams
Tom Wilkinson ... Benjamin Franklin
Dominic Borrelli Dominic Borrelli ... Master of Ceremonies
Bertie Carvel ... Lord Carmarthen
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Storyline

Following the surrender of the British, John secures a long sought loan from the Dutch and returns to Paris to oversee the peace treaty. John can no longer bear his absence from Abigail and invites her to Paris, which immediately overwhelms her with its opulence. John is appointed ambassador to England, but soon longs to return home to participate in the formation of the new government and, like Abigail, to be reunited with the children. They return home to an overwhelming welcome, and John reluctantly returns to public service. Written by David Foss

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Trivia

The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special. See more »

Goofs

As Ambassador to France, Thomas Jefferson had long hair under his wig, but according to the portrait of him by Marther Brown, he cut his red hair short in order to wear a white wig when serving as Governor of Virginia and as Ambassador to France. He later grew his long hair back again, which his red hair became tan with powder. See more »

Quotes

King George III: There is an opinion among some people, Mr. Adams, that you are not the most attached of all your countrymen to the manners of France?
John Adams: [laughs] Yes, well, I avow to Your Majesty, that I have no attachment to any country but my own.
King George III: An honest man will never have any other.
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Dutch

Release Date:

30 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary

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Production Co:

HBO Films, Playtone See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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