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Season 01, Episode 01 (pilot)

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Oct 7, 1991
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(pilot) Oct 7, 1991 Lawyer Forrest Bedford struggles to raise a family amid the civil-rights strife of the 1958 South, aided by Lily, a lack housekeeper who comes to work in the opener to find Forrest prosecuting a young white for a bus accident that killed three black; and little John Morgan missing his hospitalized mama.

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Season 01, Episode 02 The Hat

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Oct 8, 1991
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The Hat Oct 8, 1991 When John Morgan loses his cowboy hat out of the car window, Lilly finds it—but then so does her daughter—-while Forrest faces verbal cross-fire over a beating case arising from the demonstration.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Rules Of The Game

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Oct 15, 1991
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Rules Of The Game Oct 15, 1991 With Forrest away on a weekend hunting trip, womanhood takes aim at Francie, who feels utterly alone; while worries about the fate of an errant arrow dog, John Morgan.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Amazing Grace

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Oct 22, 1991
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Amazing Grace Oct 22, 1991 As Forrest joins the race for attorney general, Lilly considers attending a voting-rights meetings, while Francie elects to overcome her writer's block by committing a betrayal.

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Season 01, Episode 05 All God's Children

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Oct 29, 1991
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All God's Children Oct 29, 1991 John Morgan is upset when he doesn't get to go to Lilly's birthday party; the wrestlers aren't celebrating Zollicofer's decision to let a black join the team; Forrest realizes running for office isn't going to be a piece of cake.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Beyond Here Dar Be Dragons

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Nov 5, 1991
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Beyond Here Dar Be Dragons Nov 5, 1991 On Halloween, the specter of the KKK haunts Christina as she's asked to investigate Prevtiss Carver's death. It also haunts John Morgan, who's heard about the ""dragon men"" from Adlaine.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Parallel Lives

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Nov 19, 1991
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Parallel Lives Nov 19, 1991 Slocum wrestles with his conscience—-and with-–Evans as Zollicfer applies pressure over the brick-throwing incident; Lilly balks when Lewis, wanting to relive his time in the Negro Leagues, takes his eyes off the ball at home.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Coming Home

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Nov 26, 1991
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Coming Home Nov 26, 1991 Thanksgiving brings family—and conflict—home: Gwen's visit from the mental hospital knocks the stuffing out of the Bedfords, especially Nathan; and Lilly's brother makes a pilgrimage home after discovering the New World of the North.

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Season 01, Episode 09 Some Desperate Glory

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Dec 10, 1991
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Some Desperate Glory Dec 10, 1991 A game of checkers turns deadly serious for Nathan and Slocum; Lilly helps Francie, who's afraid she'll lay an egg singing in the church benefit.

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Season 01, Episode 10 Desire

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Dec 17, 1991
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Desire Dec 17, 1991 Lilly expresses a burning desire to divorce her absent husband; sparks fly between Nathan and a carnival worker; Forrest's arrest of an upstanding citizen in the McDaniel murder adds fuel to the fire against him, which licks at John Morgan.

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Season 01, Episode 11 Alice Oakley Doesn't Live Here Anymore

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Jan 7, 1992
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Alice Oakley Doesn't Live Here Anymore Jan 7, 1992 John Morgan makes up a tall tale about his absent mother joining the rodeo; as the trial approaches, Forrest lassos a witness and then tightens the rope; Slocum's father brands his son a loser and kicks him out of the house.

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Season 01, Episode 12 On The Road

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Feb 28, 1992
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On The Road Feb 28, 1992 On a campaign swing, Forrest lobbies for the affections of a difficult Francie, while Lilly faces a difficult test registering to vote.

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Season 01, Episode 13 Master Magician

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Mar 6, 1992
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Master Magician Mar 6, 1992 As Election Day nears, John Morgan plans a post-victory show, but Forrest isn't sure he can pull a win out of his hat in his race for attorney general. He's facing a blackmail threat from a drunken Tyler. Meanwhile, Lilly's determination to vote remains unabated, even after her faith is tested by the opposition of her minister. But discrimination at the polling place makes that step forward seems more like an illusion.

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Season 01, Episode 14 Hard Lessons

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Mar 13, 1992
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Hard Lessons Mar 13, 1992 Forrest faces a test in courage when some of the townsfolk decide to teach him a lesson; Nathan is eager to learn why Forrest and Lake had a falling-out; and Lilly enrolls in night school.

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Season 01, Episode 15 Cool Winter Blues

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Mar 20, 1992
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Cool Winter Blues Mar 20, 1992 An impromptu lunch-counter protest leads to a more serious demonstration; Lilly has to chew out John Morgan and an unruly friend; Nathan, stunned by a revelation about his girlfriend, wishes he could eat his words after Slocum repeals them to her.

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Season 01, Episode 16 The Way Things Are

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Mar 27, 1992
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The Way Things Are Mar 27, 1992 Forrest is shocked when Rev. Henry's latest protest sparks Lilly to action; Nathan and Diane's status as a couple generates charged comments; John Morgan fools with electricity.

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Season 01, Episode 17 Slow Dark Coming

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Apr 3, 1992
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Slow Dark Coming Apr 3, 1992 Diane's father tries to put a damper on her and Nathan's passions; racial tensions heat up with the department-store boycott, leaving Lilly's cousin Oscar out in the cold.

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Season 01, Episode 18 Toy Soldiers

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Apr 10, 1992
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Toy Soldiers Apr 10, 1992 Not realizing how deep town sentiment runs, Lilly and Forrest learn fast after witnessing a police attack on black children; tucker robs the cradle with Forrests' young campaign worker; Francie behaves childishly after being asked to walk John Morgan to school.

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Season 01, Episode 19 The Kindness Of Strangers

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Apr 24, 1992
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The Kindness Of Strangers Apr 24, 1992 Lilly finds herself in time with a visiting sax player; a frustrated Forrest wants someone to face the music about his incompetent opposing counsel in a murder trial; Slocum is jazzed to find Zollicofer in town, trying to get his job back.

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Season 01, Episode 20 Not Buried

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May 1, 1992
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Not Buried May 1, 1992 John Morgan tries to put to rest his guilt and fear over an elderly neighbor's passing; Forrest asks Christina to step in to save the dying defense of a black man accused of murder.

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Season 01, Episode 21 A Dangerous Comfort

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May 15, 1992
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A Dangerous Comfort May 15, 1992 Lilly feels no pain when she's with Clarence, but Lewis isn't as intoxicated by his presence; Christina faces her own demons helping alcoholic tucker dry out; Nathan keeps his anger bottled up after catching Forrest in a compromising position.

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Season 01, Episode 22 The Slightest Distance

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May 15, 1992
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The Slightest Distance May 15, 1992 Forrest ponders an offer for a challenging job; Lilly tries to make peace between her father and Clarence, who asks her to make a life-changing decision; Nathan sees something he shouldn't; and Slocum saves his mother's birthday party.

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