TURN: Washington's Spies

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  • TV-14
  • 2014
  • 4 Seasons
  • 8.1  (23,353)

TURN: Washington's Spies is an American television drama series that first aired on AMC in 2014 and ran for four seasons until 2017. The show is set in the late 18th century, during the American Revolutionary War, and follows a group of American patriots who form a spy ring, known as the Culper Ring, in order to help turn the tide of the war in favor of the Continental Army.

The series stars Meegan Warner as Mary Woodhull, the wife of the ring's leader, Abe Woodhull (Seth Numrich). Nick Westrate plays Robert Townsend, a New York merchant who joins the ring as a spy, while Heather Lind stars as Anna Strong, a tavern owner and love interest of Abe. Owain Yeoman plays Benedict Arnold, a general in the Continental Army who becomes a key figure in the series, and Kevin McNally stars as Judge Richard Woodhull, Abe's father and a loyalist to the British crown.

The show also features Samuel Roukin as Lieutenant John Simcoe, a ruthless and sadistic British officer, and Ian Kahn as General George Washington, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army. Ksenia Solo plays Peggy Shippen, a wealthy socialite who becomes involved with Benedict Arnold, while Daniel Henshall stars as Caleb Brewster, a former slave who joins the Culper Ring and becomes a trusted member of the group.

TURN: Washington's Spies is a historically accurate drama that delves deeply into the espionage and intrigue of the Revolutionary War. It explores the moral complexity of the time, as the characters must balance their patriotism with their personal relationships and their sense of duty to their country. The show also highlights the risks and dangers of being a spy, as the characters must constantly evade capture and death at the hands of the enemy.

The series is well-known for its intricate plotting, as the storylines interweave in complex and surprising ways. The relationship between Abe and Anna is at the heart of the show, as their passion for each other is matched by their devotion to the cause of freedom. The show also juxtaposes the characters' struggles against the backdrop of larger events, such as the Battle of Saratoga and the secret negotiations for the surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown.

In addition to its compelling characters and dramatic tension, TURN: Washington's Spies also boasts strong production values. The costumes and sets are meticulously crafted to portray the world of late 18th century America, and the action scenes are well-staged and thrilling to watch. The show also features an excellent musical score, which helps to set the tone for each episode and accentuates the emotional moments.

Overall, TURN: Washington's Spies is a must-watch for fans of historical dramas and espionage thrillers. It is a well-crafted show that brings the tumultuous and dangerous world of the Revolutionary War to life in a way that is both captivating and thought-provoking. The characters are complex and engaging, and the storyline is rich and rewarding, making it a show that is sure to keep viewers engaged from start to finish.

TURN: Washington's Spies is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (40 episodes). The series first aired on April 6, 2014.

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Washington's Spies
10. Washington's Spies
August 12, 2017
The fate of the Culper Ring is revealed; the American War of Independence comes to an end; a settling of accounts between shadows and spies; America struggles to begin.
9. Reckoning
August 5, 2017
After receiving Abe's intel, Washington heads south to lay siege on Yorktown. Abe volunteers for the Continental Army. Peggy goes into labor.
Belly Of The Beast
8. Belly Of The Beast
July 29, 2017
As Abe is thrust into battle, Ben appeals to General Washington. Townsend risks everything, while Caleb seeks redemption.
7. Quarry
July 22, 2017
Ben's plan to kidnap Benedict Arnold conflicts with Abe's plot to kill Simcoe. Shifting loyalties turn old enemies into allies.
Our Man in New York
6. Our Man in New York
July 15, 2017
The plot to kidnap Benedict Arnold is hatched. Peggy learns Cicero's secret. Washington and the French clash over strategy.
Private Woodhull
5. Private Woodhull
July 8, 2017
As he ultimately seeks to gain his revenge against Lt. John Simcoe, Abe journeys to New York and is introduced to Benedict Arnold; Anna's history comes into play, as a visitor from her past arrives in the continental camp.
4. Nightmare
July 1, 2017
Amidst a growing rebellion in camp, the Culper Ring must chart a new course; Arnold finds an unlikely ally; and Rivington teaches Townsend a lesson.
Blood for Blood
3. Blood for Blood
June 24, 2017
Abe's plan to rescue Caleb becomes deadly; Anna faces a difficult choice; and Arnold thinks Peggy is keeping a secret from him.
The Black Hole of Calcutta
2. The Black Hole of Calcutta
June 17, 2017
When one of the Culper Ring members is abducted, Arnold wants to interrogate him with the help of a ruthless Col. Simcoe.
Spyhunter General
1. Spyhunter General
June 17, 2017
Benedict Arnold gathers spies in New York; and Abe plans to destroy essential British supplies, but he will need his father's assistance.
Where to Watch TURN: Washington's Spies
TURN: Washington's Spies is available for streaming on the AMC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch TURN: Washington's Spies on demand at Apple TV Channels, Netflix, Microsoft Movies & TV and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    April 6, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (23,353)