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With the country on the brink of Civil War, the struggle for freedom is more dangerous than ever. Underground tells the story of American heroes and their harrowing journey to freedom, with... See full summary »
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Jurnee Smollett-Bell ...  Rosalee 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Aldis Hodge ...  Noah 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Jessica De Gouw ...  Elizabeth 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Alano Miller ...  Cato 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Christopher Meloni ...  August Pullman 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Amirah Vann ...  Ernestine 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Reed Diamond ...  Tom Macon 10 episodes, 2016
Michelle Elaine ...  Corra / ... 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Maceo Smedley ...  James 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Marc Blucas ...  John Hawkes 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Brady Permenter ...  Ben Pullman 9 episodes, 2016
Darielle Dorsey ...  Boo 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Bokeem Woodbine ...  Daniel 8 episodes, 2017
Johnny Ray Gill ...  Sam 8 episodes, 2016-2017
P.J. Marshall ...  Bill Meekes 8 episodes, 2016-2017
Renwick D. Scott II Renwick D. Scott II ...  Henry 9 episodes, 2016
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With the country on the brink of Civil War, the struggle for freedom is more dangerous than ever. Underground tells the story of American heroes and their harrowing journey to freedom, with legendary Harriet Tubman blazing the trail. Written by WGN America

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In episode one a child is handed a baseball glove. However, this show is set pre-Civil War and the baseball glove wasn't invented until 1870. See more »

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Exceptional mini-series
12 May 2016 | by drjgardnerSee all my reviews

Underground is a classic escape drama with an historical look at the U.S. in the pre-Civil War period. There is a wealth of interesting characters on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line, including a pair of brothers, one of whom is a slave owner (Reed Diamond) and the other who is a new-born abolitionist (Marc Blucas). The focus of the drama is on seven slaves who escape and try to go 600 miles from Georgia to Kentucky.

The series has all sorts of twists and turns, and the action switches back and forth from the slaves on the run, to the plantation, to the abolitionists. Along the way we get a good picture of life at the time.

The music and photography are superior, and the acting is very good. It's really hard to single out any one of the many wonderful actors who contribute to the story, some of whom play minor roles (Johnny Ray Gill, Mykelti Williamson) and others who are featured throughout (Christopher Meloni, Amirah Vann).

This is an excellent mini-series and I'm looking forward to the next season.


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