Armistead Maupin's 'Tales of the City'

  • 1994
  • TV Show
  • None

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, which takes place in the (pre-AIDS) mid-1970s and follows a pot-growing landlady and her interesting te (more…)

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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…)
Tales Of The City: Episode 5 Trailer
01:51 — Brian gets a jolt the morning after, while DeDe tries to cover her tracks. Norman continues his suspicious behavior and his courting of Mary Ann. Bria (more…)
Tales Of The City: Episode 4 Trailer
01:58 — Michael's parents come to town. Edgar visits Anna on Barbary Lane and Norman spies on them. Mary Ann makes a horrible discovery at the hotline office (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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