The Good Lord Bird (2020): S01E02 – A Wicked Plot


Introduction

The Good Lord Bird is a 2020 American historical drama miniseries, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by James McBride.

Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in this series based on the novel. “Onion” is a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of Brown’s family of abolitionist soldiers and finds himself in the 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry.

Outline

Onion and fellow slave Bob cross paths with pro-slavery “red shirts” escorting them to the slave-trading town of Pikesville, MO. Onion finds himself enmeshed in a mounting slave insurrection where he learns the consequences of his actions.

The Good Lord Bird Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Good Lord Bird here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 11 October 2020.
  • Running Time: 46-57 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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