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North and South Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

6 Episodes 1985 - 1985

Adapted from John Jakes's sprawling novel, North and South revovles around Orry Main (Patrick Swayze) and George Hazard (James Read), two best friends who are from different parts of the country in the years leading up to the Civil War. The series garnered attention when it first hit the small screen due to its extraordinary supporting cast, including Gene Kelly, Robert Mitchum, Johnny Cash and Elizabeth Taylor as a New Orleans madam.

Episode 1

Episode 1

Sun, Nov 3, 1985 120 mins

In the first installment of this six-part adaptation of John Jakes' Civil War novel, Southerner Orry Main (Patrick Swayze) befriends Northerner George Hazard (James Read) at West Point. The two fight during the Mexican War---against a vengeful West Point nemesis (Phillip Casnoff). Madeline: Lesley-Anne Warren. Constance: Wendy Kilbourne. Justin: David Caradine. Virgilia: Kirstie Alley.

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Episode 2

Episode 2

Tue, Nov 5, 1985 120 mins

Part 2 of 6. In 1847, newly commissioned officers George Hazard and Orry Main face the enemy—and a vengeful West Point foe—in the Mexican War.

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Episode 3

Episode 3

Wed, Nov 6, 1985 120 mins

In Part 3 of 6, a disaster at the Hazard foundry causes a rift between George and his brother Stanley; passion intensifies between Orry and Madeline; and a gathering of the Hazard and Main clans becomes a forum for abolitionist Virgilia.

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Episode 4

Episode 4

Thu, Nov 7, 1985 120 mins

Part 4 of 6. Virgilia is ostracized after an indiscretion at a reunion of the Hazards and Mains; Madeline entrusts a secret of her lineage to Orry; Charles discovers the promiscuity of his cousin Ashton.

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Episode 5

Episode 5

Sat, Nov 9, 1985 120 mins

Part 5 of 6. A tragedy befalls Virgilia, strengthening her abolitionist resolve; secession fever intensifies bitterness between Orry and George; Brett resolves to marry Billy.

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Episode 6

Episode 6

Sun, Nov 10, 1985 120 mins

Conclusion. Ashton involves Justin and Forbes in a plot to kill Billy; Orry risks his life to make peace with George; the firing on Fort Sumter ignites the Civil War.

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