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Slings and Arrows

One of TV's greatest shows (The A.V. Club), this darkly comic Canadian series follows a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre troupe, exposing the high drama, scorching battles, and electrifying thrills that happen behind the scenes. Paul Gross (Tales of the City) leads an outstanding ensemble cast, with Season 1 guest stars Rachel McAdams (The Notebook) and Luke Kirby (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel).
IMDb 8.820036 episodes
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - Oliver's Dream
    November 2, 2003
    46min
    TV-MA
    Geoffrey Tennant carries on with a production of The Tempest despite the reality that his ragtag theatre company is broke. Over at the New Burbage Shakespearean Festival, Geoffrey’s former mentor, Oliver Welles, opens a lavishly backed but artistically hollow Midsummer Night’s Dream.
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  2. S1 E2 - Geoffrey's Return
    November 9, 2003
    46min
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    Geoffrey discovers that death has not completely silenced Oliver. New Burbage general manager Richard Smith-Jones takes over Oliver’s memorial, while wide-eyed acting apprentice Kate McNab sneaks off to Toronto for a commercial audition.
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  3. S1 E3 - Madness in Great Ones
    November 16, 2003
    46min
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    Geoffrey passes off the theatre’s new production of Hamlet to flamboyant visiting director Darren Nichols. Kate and Jack take an afternoon off and feed the rumor mill. Scheming board member Holly Day spirits Richard off for recreation and research in Toronto.
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  4. S1 E4 - Outrageous Fortune
    November 23, 2003
    46min
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    Geoffrey broods in jail, where Oliver’s spirit drops by to counsel him. Kate and Jack’s friendship moves to a higher plane. Ellen’s dirt-biker boy toy defends her honor, and Geoffrey fires Darren, which reassures the cast but worries the board of directors.
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  5. S1 E5 - A Mirror Up to Nature
    November 30, 2003
    47min
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    With unglued Geoffrey taking up the reins of Hamlet, Richard and Holly feel certain the production will flop. Geoffrey digs in and believes there’s more to Jack than they’ve seen so far. Then Ellen’s pet chameleon ably assists him in recasting Ophelia.
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  6. S1 E6 - Playing the Swan
    December 7, 2003
    46min
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    It’s high noon in the Shakespearean corral. Opening day for Hamlet has arrived, and Jack has disappeared. Ellen comes clean about what really happened on that fateful night seven years ago. Kate finds Jack, the lights go up, and against all odds, magic happens.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Peter Wellington
Producers
Rhombus Media
Starring
Paul GrossRachel McAdamsMartha Burnes
Studio
Acorn TVAMC Plus Independent
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