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The Good Lord Bird

Mister Fred (Season 1, Episode 3)
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TV Episode | 46 min | Drama, History, War

John Brown travels north with Onion, taking refuge at the home of Frederick Douglass and his two wives. When Brown and Douglass clash over methodology, Onion discovers just how complex the fight for justice and human equality really is.
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Mark Richard (created for television by) | Ethan Hawke (created for television by) | James McBride (based on the novel by) | Erika L. Johnson (written for television by) & 2 more
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Updated Oct 18, 2020

Release date
Oct 18, 2020 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Ethan Hawke
John Brown John Brown   See fewer
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Beau Knapp
Owen Brown Owen Brown   See fewer
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Nick Eversman
John Brown Jr. John Brown Jr.   See fewer
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Ellar Coltrane
Salmon Brown Salmon Brown   See fewer
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Jack Alcott
Jason Brown Jason Brown   See fewer
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Mo Brings Plenty
Ottawa Jones Ottawa Jones   See fewer
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Daveed Diggs
Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass   See fewer
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Joshua Caleb Johnson
Henry 'Onion' Shackleford Henry 'Onion' Shackleford   See fewer
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Wyatt Russell
J.E.B. Stuart J.E.B. Stuart   See fewer
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Tamberla Perry
Anna Douglass Anna Douglass   See fewer
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Quentin Plair
Emperor Emperor   See fewer
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Lex King
Ottilie Assing Ottilie Assing   See fewer
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Austin Alexander
Train Passenger Train Passenger   See fewer
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Molly Graves
Beth Turner Beth Turner   See fewer
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Scott Wichmann
Ticket Attendant Ticket Attendant   See fewer
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Kaye Boone
Rochester Woman (uncredited) Rochester Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Natalie Cassell
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mark G. Cooley
Father on Train (uncredited) Father on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Hammond
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jourin Hannah
Slave (uncredited) Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ryan Hinson
Red Shirt (uncredited) Red Shirt (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Ludden
Train Passenger (uncredited) Train Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cindy Maples
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chris Moulthrop
Soldier / Slave Hunter (uncredited) Soldier / Slave Hunter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Notarange
Affluent Train Passenger (uncredited) Affluent Train Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.9 / 10 | 371 votes