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PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 E (more…)

Premiered: January 10, 1971

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 38, Episode 5 Pride and Prejudice

First Aired: January 14, 1996

Part 1 of 3. The beloved, Emmy Award-winning 1995 adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," a comedy of manners, opens with the vivacious Elizabeth Bennet (Jennifer Ehle) taking a dislike to the haughty Mr. Darcy (Colin Firth). Meanwhile, her sister Jane (Susannah Harker) falls for Darcy's good-natured friend Charles Bingley (Crispin Bonham-Carter), the Bennets' new neighbor. Mrs. Bennet: Alison Steadman. Mr. Bennet: Benjamin Whitrow. Mr. Collins: David Bamber.

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Season 38, Episode 4

February 3, 2008

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Pride and Prejudice

Season 38, Episode 6

January 15, 1996

Guest Cast

Colin Firth Fitzwater Darcy
Lucy Scott Charlotte Lucas
Emilia Fox Georgiana Darcy
Tom Ward Lt. Chamberlayne
Barbara Leigh-Hunt Lady Catherine de Bourgh
Jennifer Ehle Elizabeth Bennet
Anthony Calf Col. Fitzwilliam
Adrian Lukis Mr. George Wickham

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