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Masterpiece Episode: "Goodbye Mr. Chips"

Season 33, Episode 2
Episode Synopsis: Martin Clunes, a veteran of the British version of “Men Behaving Badly,” is much better behaved as the gentle Victorian schoolmaster in this adaptation of James Hilton's sentimental 1934 novel “Goodbye Mr. Chips.” The episodic story follows Arthur Chipping (Clunes) throughout his adult life---all of it at the elite British boarding school Brookfield---from his disastrous first Latin class to his death following World War I. Kathie: Victoria Hamilton. Staefel: Conleth Hill. Wetherby: John Wood. Ralston: Patrick Malahide. Burnley: David Horovitch.
Original Air Date: Oct 19, 2003
Guest Cast James Casey: Young Colley Florence Hoath: Alice Johnson Andrew Collins: Callender Sr. Hugh Sachs: Hotelier John Wood: Wetherby Richard Braine: Dr. Merivale Jr. Jack Merriott: Highcroft Patrick Malahide: Ralston Irene Sutcliffe: Card Player Tom Roberts: Henshaw Victoria Hamilton: Kathie Dominic Le Moignan: Atkins David Netherton: Rinehart Harry Lloyd: Young Rivers Christopher Fulford: Metcalf Paula Jacobs: Card Player Tom Szekeres: Lancaster John Harding: Sir John Rivers Peter Cant: April Fool's Boy Martin Clunes: Mr. Chipping Rory Copus: Alderdyce Eddie Cooper: Young Rushton Oliver Rokison: Young Wallingford Graham Pountney: Rushton Sr. Nicholas Le Moignan: Colley Secundus Jaq Croft: Mrs. Sexton David Horovitch: Burnley James Malcolm: Hawthorne Tom Wansey: Morgan George Clarke: Young Callender Robert Lermitte: Chairman Sexton Bryon Robson: Man with Whiskers Doyne Byrd: Dr. Merivale Sr. Conleth Hill: Max Staefel Henry Cavill: Soldier Colley John Pearson: Solder Colley Sr. Joe Sowerbutts: Young Sexton

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: 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 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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