The Greats

  • 2008
  • 1 Season

The legacies of notable people from history are explored. Included: adventurers, artists, entertainers and world leaders.

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Season 1 Episode Guide

Joe DiMaggio; Woody Allen; Xanana Gusmao; Laurence Olivier; Mary Pickford

Season 1, Episode 26

April 24, 2009

Yitzhak Rabin; Carole King; Jack Nicklaus; Marlene Dietrich; Paul Robeson

Season 1, Episode 25

April 17, 2009

Benjamin Franklin; Bette Davis; Joe Louis; Madonna Ciccone; Orson Welles

Season 1, Episode 24

April 10, 2009

Hedy Lamarr; Franklin Roosevelt; Magic Johnson; Patti Smith; Yuri Gagarin

Season 1, Episode 23

April 3, 2009

Katharine Hepburn; Mahama Gandhi; Johnny Cash; Beatrix Potter; Benazir Bhutto

Season 1, Episode 22

March 27, 2009

Bill Clinton; Mick Jagger; Noel Coward; Nancy Astor; Cary Grant

Season 1, Episode 21

March 20, 2009

Judi Dench; David Beckham; Peter Sellers; Jean Batten; Bill Clinton

Season 1, Episode 20

March 13, 2009

The Suffragettes; Hanan Ashrawi; Steven Spielberg; J.K. Rowling; Roger Bannister

Season 1, Episode 19

March 6, 2009

Elvis Presley; Helen Keller; Barbara Walters; Bill Gates; The Suffragettes

Season 1, Episode 18

February 27, 2009

Arthur Miller; Golda Meir; Marcel Marceau; Julie Andrews; Elvis Presley

Season 1, Episode 17

February 20, 2009

Mikhail Gorbachev; Marie Curie; Sophia Loren; Robert Goddard; Arthur Miller

Season 1, Episode 16

February 13, 2009

John F. Kennedy; Edith Piaf; Tiger Woods; Eleanor Roosevelt; Walt Disney

Season 1, Episode 14

January 30, 2009

Luciano Pavarotti; Rudyard Kipling; Judy Garland; Michael Schumacher; John F. Kennedy

Season 1, Episode 13

January 23, 2009

Winston Churchill; Mother Theresa; Manolo Blahnik; Vera Lynn; Sir Edmund Hillary

Season 1, Episode 12

January 17, 2009

George Bernard Shaw; Torvill and Dean; Guglielmo Marconi; Audrey Hepburn; Winston Churchill

Season 1, Episode 11

January 10, 2009

Princess Diana; Aung San Suu Kyi; Danny Kaye; Martina Navratilova; George Bernard Shaw

Season 1, Episode 10

January 3, 2009

Jimmy Carter; Vivien Leigh; Jack Dempsey; Anne Frank; Princess Diana

Season 1, Episode 9

December 27, 2008

Gamal Abdel Nasser; Amelia Earhart; George Lucas; Annika Sorenstam; Grace Kelly

Season 1, Episode 8

December 19, 2008

Thomas Edison; Diane Keaton; Pele; Frida Kahlo; Mikhail Gorbachev

Season 1, Episode 15

December 13, 2008

Neil Armstrong; Anita Roddick; Charlie Chaplin; Vivienne Westwood; Gamal Abdel Nasser

Season 1, Episode 7

December 13, 2008

Margaret Thatcher; Salvador Dali; Dolly Parton; Jesse Owens; Humphrey Bogart

Season 1, Episode 6

December 6, 2008

Marilyn Monroe; Rupert Murdoch; The Beatles; Simone de Beauvoir; Margaret Thatcher

Season 1, Episode 5

November 28, 2008

Nelson Mandela; Dame Nellie Melba; Pablo Picasso; Richard Branson; Marilyn Monroe

Season 1, Episode 4

November 21, 2008

Indira Gandhi; Muhammad Ali; Nelson Mandela; Elizabeth Taylor; Alfred Hitchcock

Season 1, Episode 3

November 14, 2008

Queen Elizabeth II; Babe Ruth; Oprah Winfrey; Ernest Shackleton; Barbra Steisand

Season 1, Episode 2

November 7, 2008

Martin Luther King Jr; the Wright Brothers; Jane Fonda; Albert Einstein; Queen Elizabeth II

Season 1, Episode 1

October 31, 2008

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