Based on the National Book Award-winning novel by bestselling author James McBride, The Good Lord Bird is told from the point of view of Onion, an enslaved teenager who becomes a member in Brown's motley family during the time of Bleeding Kansas, eventually participating in the famous 1859 raid on the Army depot at Harpers Ferry. Brown's raid failed to initiate the slave revolt he intended, but was the instigating event that started the Civil War.
Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in this limited series based on the National Book Award-winning novel. The story is told from the point of view of "Onion," a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of Brown's motley family of abolitionist soldiers battling slavery in Kansas, and eventually finds himself in the famous 1859 Army depot raid at Harpers Ferry, an inciting incident of the Civil War. It's a humorous and dramatic tale of Antebellum America and the ever-changing roles of race, religion and gender in American society.
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The Good Lord Bird Next Episode Airs In:
05 days 08 hours 18 mins 28 sec
Next Episode is Season 1 Episode 4 and airs on 10/25/2020, 09:00 PM.
THE GOOD LORD BIRD - General Information
Series Premiere: October 04, 2020 Classification: Scripted Genre: Drama | History Network: Showtime Airs: Sunday at 09:00 pm Runtime: 60 Minutes
THE GOOD LORD BIRD - Season 1 -- 7 Episodes
1x1 -- Oct 04, 2020 -- Meet the Lord 1x2 -- Oct 11, 2020 -- A Wicked Plot 1x3 -- Oct 18, 2020 -- Mister Fred 1x4 -- Oct 25, 2020 -- Smells Like Bear 1x5 -- Nov 01, 2020 -- Hiving the Bees 1x6 -- Nov 08, 2020 -- Jesus Is Walkin' 1x7 -- Nov 15, 2020 -- Last Words