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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 2, Episode 6 Cousin Bette: Poor Relations

First Aired: November 5, 1972

Honore de Balzac's humor shines in this five-part BBC adaptation of "Cousin Bette." Margaret Tyzack stars as the 40ish woman embittered by her status as a "poor relation." Steinbock: Colin Baker. Hector: Thorley Walters.

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