American Playhouse

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One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and controversial) presentation: `Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City,' which won a Peabody Award.

Season 5, Episode 3 Valentine's Revenge

First Aired: February 3, 1986

"Valentine's Revenge" spins an O. Henry yarn about a safecracker (Victor Ertmanis) who's cured by a dose of small-town values. O. Henry: Marc Strange. Annabel: Wendy Lyon. Ben: Gary Reineke. Adams: Chris Wiggins. Grey: Cec Linder.

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