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marco56 Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2020 12:11 p.m. PST

Coming to Nat Geo May 25th. YouTube link

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2020 2:42 p.m. PST

I've seen the previews. I'll tune in to see how it is.

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2020 5:39 a.m. PST

Looks to have some potential. Thanks!

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP03 May 2020 12:08 p.m. PST

Well that left a decent impression, very interesting.

Pan Marek04 May 2020 7:46 a.m. PST

Outstanding book. The preview reveals a good cast. The costumes are excellent. And my Canadian wife will likely enjoy the Canadian focus. It's on my list.

Garde de Paris05 May 2020 8:26 a.m. PST

This originated from a novel, outlined here on wikipedia.

I was not aware of the ultimate poor treatment of native Americans by the Canadian government, taking their children away to educate in government schools.

I am puzzled about the "deforestation." I understand that there are more trees growing today in NOrth American than there were before the first Europeans arrived.


marco56 Supporting Member of TMP20 May 2020 8:28 a.m. PST

Don't forget this starts Monday,the first 2 episodes air.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP26 May 2020 8:15 a.m. PST

I thought it was okay. I am intrigued enough to watch the next two episodes. That said, I generally lose interest in these type of shows after a couple of weeks.

marco56 Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2020 5:40 p.m. PST

I liked it enough to watch the rest of it.It helps that 17th cen.New France is my primary period of interest right now.Came along at the right time for me.

marco56 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2020 8:30 a.m. PST

I really enjoyed this.Have watched all 6 episodes with 2 more to go.David Thewlis has been excellent as the most interesting character.

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jun 2020 8:48 a.m. PST

Halfway through so far, love it! Costumes, casting, plotting, performances, all too notch.

marco56 Supporting Member of TMP26 Jun 2020 8:08 a.m. PST

Watched the last 2 episodes and thought they were very good but left too many open ends.

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