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Even for viewers who think they know all there is to know about the American Revolution, AMC's new spy series Turn has a few surprises in store.

"This isn't the Revolutionary War that we learned in school," star Jamie Bell tells TVGuide.com.

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Set in late 1776, the show chronicles the momentous period in American history by going beyond the standard Loyalists vs. Patriots story and instead following the Culper Ring, a band of everyday citizens who were recruited to be spies for George Washington's army.

Check out this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Turn to get a primer on the different factions portrayed in the series:

Turn debuts with a 90-minute premiere on Sunday at 9/8c on AMC. Will you watch?