The Buccaneers

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  • 1995
  • 1 Season
  • 7.1  (2,190)

This television dramatic mini-series is loosely based on the Edith Wharton novel of the same name. When the families of four teenage girls living in 19th century New York decide that they must raise their social standing, they send their daughters off to England so that they can go in search of wealthy men to marry. Although all of them succeed at marrying into British society, not everyone experiences a happily ever after situation.

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Episode 4
4. Episode 4
March 5, 1995
Nan returns to her husband's home where she and Julius strike a truce of sorts. Julius' mother, the Dowager Duchess, tells him to wait six months so as to ensure she is not pregnant by another man. Nan visits her husband's bedroom late one night to find him asleep in bed with someone else. Julius and Guy Thwaite argue over Guy's proposal to abolish the House of Lords but jealousy is clearly part of the difference between them. Seadown learns of Idina's death and he and Virginia start anew. At the village fĂȘte, Guy and Nan make a final decision on their future together, one that costs Laura Testvalley her own relationship with Sir Helmsley. Nan attends Lord Brightlingsea's funeral but is shunned by everyone except Conchita.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
February 26, 1995
The girls' dreams of wedded bliss fade as Nan is forced to consummate her marriage and Conchita learns of her husband's indiscretions and deals with the consequences of her own infidelity. Meanwhile, Lizzie worries about her future after her father suffers a financial setback.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
February 12, 1995
The romantic high jinks continue as the young Englishwomen settle into a rented cottage on the Thames and continue their hunt for suitable husbands. In short order Lizzy has set up an engagement between Virginia and Lord Seadown, and the Duke of Trevenick has asked for Nan's hand in marriage.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
February 5, 1995
To win acceptance from the elitist New York society, American girls--Nan, Virginia and Lizzy accompanied by her English governess--are sent to England. The new in-laws of their friend, Conchita, reluncantly greet the beautiful women.
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This television dramatic mini-series is loosely based on the Edith Wharton novel of the same name. When the families of four teenage girls living in 19th century New York decide that they must raise their social standing, they send their daughters off to England so that they can go in search of wealthy men to marry. Although all of them succeed at marrying into British society, not everyone experiences a happily ever after situation.The Buccaneers is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on February 5, 1995.

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The Buccaneers is available for streaming on the BBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Buccaneers on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    February 5, 1995
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (2,190)