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Armistead Maupin's 'Tales of the City'

Gender bends effortlessly in this six-hour miniseries set in San Francisco and based on Armistead Maupin's bestseller (which initially appeared as a newspaper serial). PBS stations had the option of airing an edited version of the racy Peabody winner, whic (more…)

Premiered: January 10, 1994

Rating: None

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Keck's Exclusives: Is Laura Linney Going Back to Barbary Lane?

Now that Laura Linney's The Big C character, Cathy, succumbed to cancer, the actress says she would be interested in reprising her first serialized TV character, Mary Ann Singleton, from the miniseries Tales of the City, More Tales of the City and Fu… Read more

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Episode 5 Season 0, Episode 4 Apr 1, 1997 Free

Mrs Madrigal throws a Christmas party for her "family", Mona finds out the truth about D'or; Mary Ann finds out the truth about Norman. Mona moves back into Barbary Lane.

Episode 4 Season 0, Episode 3 Mar 25, 1997 Free

Norman investigates Anna Madrigal's past. Edgar is blackmailed. Michael and Brian go off in the night searching for a good time. Anna tells Edgar her secret.

Episode 2 Season 0, Episode 2 Free

Mary Ann joins Vincent on the crisis switchboard; is confronted by DeDe and encounters the strange Norman Neal Williams. Anna takes Mona to "Beach Blanket Babylon."

Episode 1 Season 0, Episode 1 Mar 4, 1997 Free

Mary Ann Singleton makes her vacation in San Francisco permanent, and after a brief stay with her friend Connie, she is welcomed by her new "family" at 28 Barbary Lane. It's not long before Mary Ann finds herself seduced by her new boss's son, Beachamp.

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Tales Of The City Trailer
00:51 — In the freewheeling San Francisco of the 1970s, fresh-faced midwesterner Mary Ann Singleton arrives for a visit and decides to stay. But only when she (more…)
Tales Of The City: Episode 3 Trailer
01:30 — Mary Ann volunteers at a Bay Area crisis hotline run by one-eared Vincent. After confronting Mary Ann, DeDe takes off for a fat farm, with stunning re (more…)
Tales Of The City: Episode 6 Trailer
01:56 — Anna has a Christmas party for her whole Barbary Lane "family." Mary Ann discovers what Norman's been up to and confronts him, with horrific results. (more…)
Tales Of The City: Episode 2 Trailer
01:38 — Beauchamp beds Mary Ann, while Brian picks up Connie at the Laundromat. Despairing of her ever-absent husband, DeDe beds the grocery boy. Anna and Edg (more…)

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1994
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Gender bends effortlessly in this six-hour miniseries set in San Francisco and based on Armistead Maupin's bestseller (which initially appeared as a newspaper serial). PBS stations had the option of airing an edited version of the racy Peabody winner, whic… (more)

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