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Driven by the dreams of a courageous blacksmith named Noah, some plantation slaves in 1850s Georgia band together to attempt a daring escape. The fight for their lives, their futures and their freedom leads to Noah's risk-filled plan to travel hundreds of miles away via the Underground Railroad. The landmark 10-episode anthology is created by Misha Green ("Sons of Anarchy") and Joe Pokaski ("Daredevil") and co-executive produced by John Legend, who also oversees the series' score, soundtrack and musical elements.

Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on WGN America
2 Seasons, 20 Episodes
March 9, 2016
7.8/10
Cast: Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Jessica De Gouw, Alano Miller
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  • The road to freedom is paved in blood.

  • Noah struggles with his new reality; Elizabeth lets fear take control.

  • Noah struggles to devise a new plan; Ernestine forms an unlikely bond.

  • Rosalee and Noah discover that family betrayal hurts the worst.

  • Harriet Tubman reminisces about a life lived with conviction, compassion, and courage.

  • Cato takes a big risk; Ernestine takes charge of a new apprentice.

  • Cato and Noah face the decisions they've made to get where they are.

  • Unbearable complications threaten to break both Ernestine and Rosalee’s will to live.

  • Rosalee, desperate to find who took Noah, discovers she is being followed by a new threat.

  • Everyone must pay the consequences when the day of reckoning arrives.

  • Rescuing a member of the Macon 7 turns deadly; John and Elizabeth question each others' choices.

  • Innocence is lost when children are forced to face the harsh realities of the world.

  • The road becomes overwhelming for August; at the same time, the runners are trapped in a floating coffin; and Ernestine fights to maintain her influence.

  • The Macon slaves must answer questions about their plans; at the same time, the mad dash to catch a train heading north comes with unforeseen challenges.

  • The timetable for escape is agreed upon; and Rosalee is tasked with the most important part of the plan.

  • At the same time John and Elizabeth step into a strange new world, a plantation dance becomes the perfect distraction for a heist.

  • The epic escape story of the Underground Railroad is told through the point of view of a group of plantation slaves who band together for the fight of their lives.

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