Centennial

1978, TV Show

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Centennial and Other Announced Releases

New releases announced today, April 29:Centennial - The Complete Mini-Series will be coming out July 29 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - The 7th Year will be coming out July 29 The Real McCoys - The Complete Season 3 will be coming out June 17 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items.  Read Full Article

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Season 1, Episode 11
Part 11. Centennial attracts homesteaders in the 1920s, but their promised land is ravaged by drought and dust storms, and their future threatened by the onset of the Depression.

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Season 1, Episode 10
Part 10. Jim Lloyd proposes to Charlotte. Sheriff Dumire remains bent on proving that the Wendells are murderers. An outlaw gang appears, ready to avenge the deaths of two members years earlier.

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Season 1, Episode 9
Part 9. The loss of most of the Venneford herd in a blizzard prompts Oliver Seccombe to relinquish his duties as general manager. A pair of con artists arouse the suspicion of the sheriff when they swindle the local minister.

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Season 1, Episode 8
Part 8. The circus comes to Centennial. Levi Zendt returns east to visit his Mennonite family. Oliver Seccombe worries that an accountant will disapprove of his methods to keep the ranch solvent.

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Centennial and Other Announced Releases

New releases announced today, April 29:Centennial - The Complete Mini-Series will be coming out July 29 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - The 7th Year will be coming out July 29 The Real McCoys - The Complete Season 3 will be coming out June 17 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items. read more

Earth: Final Conflict and Other Announced Releases

New releases announced today, February 4:Centennial (1978 James Michener mini-series) will be coming out July 8 Earth: Final Conflict (the unreleased Universal-owned seasons) will be coming out July 15 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items. read more

When I was posted overseas, I ...

Question: When I was posted overseas, I found myself an avid watcher of a Brazilian telenovela called Terra Nostra. Luckily, I know some Spanish and was able to get the gist of the dialogue using Spanish and English cognates. It was a great story and made me realize that I'd like to see a series that had a beginning and an end. My question: Don't you think the telenovela format would be a welcome change from TV shows that you start to get invested in, such as Threshold or Love Monkey, just as they're prematurely canceled? Or do you think it would be more like a longer miniseries, such as Roots or North and South? Of course, Centennial doesn't count because they switched that around so much I lost track of when it was on. Maybe it was too long? Answer: If the networks' experiments with the telenovela format means a sideways return to the old-style miniseries, I'm all for it. (Actually, I've been saying for a long time that many of HBO's acclaimed dramas, most notably The Wire and Rome, ... read more

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Premiered: 1978, on NBC
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Premise: Ambitious 24-hour miniseries adapted from James Michener's saga about American manifest destiny, embodied in the lives of Colorado settlers from the 18th to the 20th centuries. The star-studded cast includes the era's miniseries king, Richard Chamberlain, who followed this with `Shogun' and `The Thorn Birds.'

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