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Call the Midwife

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  Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)2012 - Present8 Seasons,Returns: Feb. 17, 2019On:  Tags:   

Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.Call the Midwife featuring Jenny Agutter and Judy Parfitt has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a drama and history show with 65 episodes over 8 seasons. Call the Midwife has a new episode airing on February 17th, 2019 (PST). It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (16,864 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Jan 15, 2012
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Episode 1 Jan 15, 2012 Jenny Lee start her midwife career at Nonnatus House in London. She is surprised to find that it is a nursing convent and not a hospital. Her first case is a woman pregnant for the 25th time!

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Season 01, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jan 22, 2012
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Episode 2 Jan 22, 2012 A new girl arrives Nonnatus House and finds it hard to earn the respect of Sister Evangelina. Jenny sees an unfamiliar darker side of life following an encounter with a runaway.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Jan 29, 2012
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Episode 3 Jan 29, 2012 Jenny does some district nursing to extend her community practice experience and befriends an old soldier with awful leg ulcers. Trixie and Cynthia enrol Winnie Lawson as a new patient.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Feb 5, 2012
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Episode 4 Feb 5, 2012 A baby girl is snatched from her pram and the local community unites for the search. Cynthia sees another sort of loss as she tends to soon-to-be parents David and Margaret.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Feb 12, 2012
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Episode 5 Feb 12, 2012 When Peggy’s brother is diagnosed with cancer, Jenny and the nuns are called upon to care for him. Jenny gets to know the siblings better. The Nonnatus House residents get involved in Fred’s latest money-making scheme which involves a pig called Evie.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Feb 19, 2012
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Episode 6 Feb 19, 2012 When Chummy's imperious mother visits and disapproves of Peter Noakes, Chummy defies her mother and has her wedding on her own terms. Senile Sister Monica Joan is arrested for shoplifting.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Christmas Special 2012

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Dec 25, 2012
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Christmas Special 2012 Dec 25, 2012 Christmas is just around the corner and the nuns and midwives of Nonnatus House are busier than usual. After an abandoned baby is found on the steps of the convent, the whole community comes together to offer food and clothing and attempt to locate his mother. Jenny Lee ends up getting caught up in a mystery that surrounds an elderly local woman called Mrs Jenkins. Chummy attempts to pull out all the stops to stage a memorable children's nativity play.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Jan 20, 2013
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Episode 1 Jan 20, 2013 Jenny celebrates her birthday with Chummy and the girls, but soon after finds herself taking care of a patient in an abusive marriage.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jan 27, 2013
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Episode 2 Jan 27, 2013 Chummy makes an important decision, Jenny reconnects with Jimmy, and Cynthia's conduct is called into question after the death of a baby she delivered.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Feb 3, 2013
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Episode 3 Feb 3, 2013 Jenny is seconded to a short-staffed hospital in London, but grows increasingly reluctant to carry out her duties when she finds out she is working under intimidating surgeon Mr Tracey. Back in Poplar, the midwives are introduced to newcomer Jane and outspoken twins Meg and Mave Carter. The sisters are identical in every way, except one of them is now pregnant - forcing them to come to terms with the impact a baby will have on them.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Feb 10, 2013
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Episode 4 Feb 10, 2013 A friend of Chummy's, Reverend Applebee-Thornton, comes to stay at Nonnatus House and soon gets on everyone's nerves. Meanwhile, Jenny and Sister Evangelina deliver a baby with spina bifida, and Sister Bernadette plays matchmaker.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Feb 17, 2013
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Episode 5 Feb 17, 2013 Nonnatus House prepares for the annual summer fête, but when a baby show is announced, the girls must find a host for the proceedings. Meanwhile, a patient of Jenny's puts her life at risk, and Sister Bernadette remains troubled.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Feb 24, 2013
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Episode 6 Feb 24, 2013 Doctor Turner is concerned by the spread of tuberculosis in the community, Jenny tries to repair a father and daughter's fractured relationship, and Sister Bernadette receives devastating news.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Episode 7

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Mar 3, 2013
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Episode 7 Mar 3, 2013 Cynthia has to administer daily insulin injections to diabetic John Lacey, a bully who consistently belittles his wife Annie. When Annie’s beloved son Bob pays a visit, Annie gains the confidence to start to turn her life around. Jenny looks after a black mother to be, Monique, who is subjected to racial prejudice from her neighbours.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Jan 19, 2014
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Episode 1 Jan 19, 2014 After the closure of Nonnatus House, the nuns and midwives finally move into their new premises. Sister Winifred arrives from the Mother House. Jenny is worried about new mother Merle’s mental state and the welfare of her baby who isn't feeding properly. Dr Turner is worried that it could be something more serious.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jan 26, 2014
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Episode 2 Jan 26, 2014 Trixie's feathers are ruffled when Jenny is promoted, but the new Acting Sister has more to worry about after a mother-to-be reveals the baby she is carrying doesn't belong to her husband - and to complicate matters, the real father is black. Cynthia is inspired by a lecture on natural childbirth, convinced it will help an overly anxious patient, while Alec and his friends try to persuade Jenny to join them on a CND march.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Feb 2, 2014
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Episode 3 Feb 2, 2014 Sister Julienne receives an SOS from Holloway Prison, whose usual maternity workers have been struck down by illness, and when she and Trixie step in to help, the nun puts her reputation on the line to prevent a heavily pregnant convict having her unborn baby taken away by social services. Shelagh faces heartache when a routine pregnancy check reveals something far more serious, Alec has a confession for Jenny and Fred takes the gang to the theatre to celebrate Chummy's birthday - only for the trip to end in disaster.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Feb 9, 2014
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Episode 4 Feb 9, 2014 Jenny has an eventful few days, starting with a patient who as well as having herself to worry about, is also struggling to cope with her mother, an agoraphobic who hasn't been outside for at least 12 years. On top of that, Alec asks the midwife to accompany him to Brighton for the weekend, leaving her wondering if his intentions are strictly honourable. However, things soon take a tragic turn. Meanwhile, Shelagh joins the local choir to take her mind off her problems.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Feb 16, 2014
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Episode 5 Feb 16, 2014 The nuns and midwives are busy preparing for Sister Evangelina's surprise jubilee celebrations, marking 50 years since she took her vows, but a face from the past threatens to ruin the party for the guest of honour. It's back to business when a young woman with Down's syndrome is brought in feeling unwell. To everyone's surprise, they discover she is six months pregnant, causing some of them to think the worst, and the staff are joined by new nurse Patsy, whose sense of humour and no-nonsense attitude make her an instant hit.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Feb 23, 2014
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Episode 6 Feb 23, 2014 Tom, the local curate, asks Trixie to join him for a day of cricket. She accepts, but the date is disastrous. Shelagh decides to talk to Dr. Turner about adopting a baby. Patsy, struggling to adapt to the unpredictable and chaotic life that midwifery brings, upsets a young mother in the clinic.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Episode 7

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Mar 2, 2014
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Episode 7 Mar 2, 2014 Sister Julienne calms an anxious new mother who has put her baby in danger. Jenny, seconded to The London, is impressed with the facilities, but soon begins to see cracks in the establishment. Chummy is upset to learn that her mother has walked out on her father, leaving Lady Browne penniless. As Dr. Turner and Shelagh continue the adoption process, they uncover a devastating secret.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Jan 18, 2015
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Episode 1 Jan 18, 2015 A chance encounter with an impoverished child forces Trixie to see an unfamiliar darker side of life. As Nonnatus House welcomes a new resident, Nurse Barbara Gilbert, Tom Hereward has a surprise romantic gesture in store for Trixie.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jan 25, 2015
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Episode 2 Jan 25, 2015 Barbara faces her most challenging case to date when she treats first-time mother Abigail Bissette and the birth does not go according to plan. As Sister Julienne struggles with the increasing financial pressure on Nonnatus House, a mystery benefactor comes to the rescue. Elsewhere Sister Evangelina is unimpressed by newly arrived nurse Phyllis Crane.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Feb 1, 2015
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Episode 3 Feb 1, 2015 The Nonnatus team rallies to support first-time parents Marie and Tony Amos when Tony is arrested for gross indecency with another male. Elsewhere, as Poplar is gripped by an outbreak of dysentery, Trixie undertakes her first official church duty since her engagement to Tom.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Feb 8, 2015
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Episode 4 Feb 8, 2015 The midwives face one of their busiest nights to date, whilst Sister Winifred concentrates her efforts on the prostitutes of Poplar. Elsewhere, cracks start to appear in Trixie and Tom Hereward's relationship.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Feb 15, 2015
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Episode 5 Feb 15, 2015 Sister Julienne's faith is challenged when a mother refuses medicine for her newborn baby. Dr Turner's involvement in the case forces him to face his own demons. Meanwhile, Barbara must work out a way to communicate with a pregnant Sylheti woman.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Feb 22, 2015
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Episode 6 Feb 22, 2015 Patsy's brusque manner lands her in trouble with the nuns and she is removed from midwifery duties. Trixie agrees to go on a date with a curate, Tom Hereward. Dr Turner and Shelagh discuss how they might expand their family.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Episode 7

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Mar 1, 2015
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Episode 7 Mar 1, 2015 As Jenny returns to Nonnatus House, her encounter with nervous expectant mum Faye forces her to break the rules. Chummy throws herself into preparations for her mother's visit, whilst Sister Julienne and Cynthia deal with acute mental illness in a newly delivered mother.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Jan 17, 2016
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Episode 1 Jan 17, 2016 When a baby is born with severe deformities of the kind later identified as caused by the drug thalidomide, the midwives find it difficult to handle the situation, and the baby's father rejects her completely, to his wife's dismay. Trixie's new sideline as a keep fit instructor brings her into conflict with Sister Julienne, and she also becomes suspicious of the relationship between Barbara and Tom. Rather than return to Wales as her mother wishes, Delia moves into Nonnatus House.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jan 24, 2016
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Episode 2 Jan 24, 2016 Barbara treats a pregnant woman whose dockworker husband is struggling to support her as opportunities for work dry up. She is forced into a difficult decision that leaves Barbara facing the biggest test of her career. Nurse Crane meets a kindred spirit when she learns to speak Spanish, and Sister Evangelina helps a woman with breastfeeding, leading to unforeseen consequences.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Jan 31, 2016
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Episode 3 Jan 31, 2016 A outbreak of typhoid erupts, and suspicion over who the carrier could be threatens to break apart a closely knit family. Sister Winfred faces a personal dilemma when a local teacher is revealed to be pregnant by a married man. When the woman takes matters into her own hands, Sister Winifred is forced to consider the role her own prejudices may have played. Meanwhile, Barbara inadvertently agrees to go to dinner with Tom, but is wracked with worry about how Trixie will react.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Feb 7, 2016
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Episode 4 Feb 7, 2016 Sister Julienne is seconded to a maternity ward, and is impressed by how modern technology is being used to help the mothers - but is left with a moral dilemma after assisting on a traumatic birth. A young man from Poplar is delighted to be accepted into university, but his mother is less than happy. His dreams are jeopardised when his girlfriend gets pregnant, a development that puts pressure on the whole family.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Feb 14, 2016
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Episode 5 Feb 14, 2016 Turner and Shelagh are at the forefront of the advances in medical technology, and begin a campaign to ensure better respiratory health for their patients. However, Timothy fears their own lifestyle is not good for them and tries to encourage his parents to give up smoking. Violet injures her back and is forced to leave the shop in Fred's hands, a decision that strengthens their relationship but which proves to have other, unforeseen consequences. A new mother's past comes to light, with devastating repercussions for her family. Nurse Crane draws on her own experiences to help her.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Feb 21, 2016
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Episode 6 Feb 21, 2016 Poplar is rocked by a series of violent attacks on women, and a prostitute is too ashamed to report what she knows - but her actions lead to a dangerous man roaming the streets, with devastating consequences for the residents of Nonnatus House. A mother tries to keep her daughter's pregnancy a secret to avoid gossip, putting her life in danger. The Turners go on a long overdue holiday, but the weather ruins their plans.

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Season 05, Episode 07 Episode 7

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Feb 28, 2016
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Episode 7 Feb 28, 2016 The introduction of the contraceptive pill is welcomed by Dr Turner, but some of his colleagues are less keen on the idea. Patsy tries to help a bargee who wants to give birth among her own community rather than in a maternity ward. Nurse Crane deals with an emergency during a storm, and a familiar face returns to Nonnatus House - but has been changed by her time away.

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Season 6

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Season 06, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Jan 22, 2017
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Episode 1 Jan 22, 2017 The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

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Season 06, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jan 29, 2017
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Episode 2 Jan 29, 2017 An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar, whilst Sister Ursula continues to ruffle feathers with her unpopular decisions.

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Season 06, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Feb 5, 2017
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Episode 3 Feb 5, 2017 The winds of change are blowing through Poplar, as a new government paper calls for the eradication of small hospitals in favour of large general hospitals. Dr Turner and Shelagh are informed that an inspection of the maternity home will decide its fate.

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Season 06, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Feb 12, 2017
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Episode 4 Feb 12, 2017 An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin. As Tom provides pastoral care, he reveals why this case touched him more than most.

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Season 06, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Feb 19, 2017
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Episode 5 Feb 19, 2017 Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, Nurse Valerie Dyer. A vulnerable young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts, whilst the whereabouts of Sister Mary Cynthia is a concern.

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Season 06, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Feb 26, 2017
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Episode 6 Feb 26, 2017 Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman and is shocked by aspects of this unfamiliar culture. The nuns and midwives try to provide the best care for Sister Mary Cynthia.

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Season 06, Episode 07 Episode 7

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Mar 5, 2017
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Episode 7 Mar 5, 2017 Dr Turner helps the Mullucks cope with the stresses of caring for a disabled child as the terrible legacy of thalidomide becomes apparent and Nurse Crane faces an unexpected crisis.

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Season 7

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Season 07, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Jan 21, 2018
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Episode 1 Jan 21, 2018 The winter continues, and the team at Nonnatus House welcome their newest midwife, Lucille Anderson. Nurse Crane and Dr Turner care for an elderly cancer patient facing eviction.

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Season 07, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jan 28, 2018
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Episode 2 Jan 28, 2018 Lucille faces racism and prejudice when a new mother falls ill. Sister Winifred is keen to have fathers be more involved in the care of their babies.

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Season 07, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Feb 4, 2018
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Episode 3 Feb 4, 2018 A pregnant mother hears a devastating diagnosis. Fred and Violet organise a beauty contest. Trixie and Christopher's relationship feels the strain.

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Season 07, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Feb 11, 2018
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Episode 4 Feb 11, 2018 Sister Julienne is drawn into the heart of a different culture when she is called upon to help a Pakistani family. Having come to terms with her own childlessness, Mumtaz Gani is heartbroken when her husband Saddiq brings home a second wife who is eight months pregnant. Sister Julienne must help Mumtaz come to terms with this new addition to her family.

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Season 07, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Feb 18, 2018
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Episode 5 Feb 18, 2018 Lucille must win the trust of a mother who is terrified of giving birth. Nurse Crane and Dr Turner are anxious to find a possible smallpox sufferer.

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Season 07, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Feb 25, 2018
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Episode 6 Feb 25, 2018 Barbara gets involved with a recently widowed pregnant woman, and Sister Monica Joan has her cataract surgery.

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Season 07, Episode 07 Episode 7

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Mar 4, 2018
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Episode 7 Mar 4, 2018 Dr Turner gets involved with a troubled young man, and Lucille makes new friends. Meanwhile, Barbara lies ill in hospital.

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Season 8

Season 08, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Jan 13, 2019
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Episode 1 Jan 13, 2019 As spring arrives, Nonnatus House welcomes two new nuns, the experienced Sister Hilda and newly qualified Sister Frances, who must acclimatise to the changing East End. A complicated multiple birth tests the skills of some of the midwives to the limit, but Trixie has to face her fears and Valerie deals with a shocking case that arrives unexpectedly.

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Season 08, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jan 20, 2019
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Episode 2 Jan 20, 2019 Lucille helps elderly hoarder Clarice Millgrove who is struggling to keep her independence; Sister Hilda and the team work hard to help a Ghanaian family with an undiagnosed illness; Violet puts herself forward in the upcoming elections.

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Season 08, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Jan 27, 2019
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Episode 3 Jan 27, 2019 Valerie helps a mother of five come to terms with her latest child's birth defect. The Turners oversee a measles vaccination trial at the clinic, but are concerned by an overly anxious first-time mother. They soon discover she is concealing a devastating loss, which could have serious repercussions. Nurse Crane decides to bring a taste of the seaside to Poplar for the Whitsun bank holiday, and Violet's political career goes from strength to strength as she wins the seat on the council for Poplar North.

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Season 08, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Feb 3, 2019
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Episode 4 Feb 3, 2019 Sister Julienne is drawn into a conflict between an estranged mother and daughter, both of whom are pregnant. Nurse Crane visits a photographic gallery in Soho with Sgt Woolf, but the trip does not go to plan, and Sister Frances' shyness causes concern. Trixie's keep fit class is chosen to host a special event, but her star pupil is devastated to learn that she is pregnant.

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Season 08, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Feb 10, 2019
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Episode 5 Feb 10, 2019 Poplar welcomes a brand new cervical cancer-screening clinic to the Institute and Dr Turner (Stephen McGann), Shelagh (Laura Main) and Trixie (Helen George) are pleased to be part of the exciting new venture.One of their first patients is a young woman who is due to be married, but has never had a period. She has to be referred to St Cuthbert’s where she receives a diagnosis of a rare condition known then as Testicular Feminisation Syndrome. Trixie does her utmost to be supportive but the truth of the condition has larger repercussions than anyone could ever have imagined.The prospect of a new romance for Lucille (Leonie Elliott) brightens the mood at Nonnatus House and the husband of an expectant mother suffers with some inexplicable pains, similar to his wife’s pregnancy symptoms.Sister Frances (Ella Bruccoleri) faces her very real fear of public speaking when she is tasked with running her first Mothercraft session.

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