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Season 01, Episode 01 Episode 1

S01 E01

Oct 5, 1975
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Episode 1 Oct 5, 1975 Ross returns from fighting for Britain in the American Revolution to his native Cornwall only to find his ex-fiance, Elizabeth, now engaged to his cousin Francis.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Episode 2

S01 E02

Oct 12, 1975
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Episode 2 Oct 12, 1975 Verity, Ross' cousin, is considered by everyone to be an old maid. They are all astonished when she attracts the attention of Captain Blamey at a ball. Unfortunately her father strongly disapproves of the match because the Captain is an ex-prisoner and former alcoholic. He forbids them to meet but Ross and Demelza take pity on Verity and encourage them to meet secretly so that Verity can get to know him better.Verity also tells Ross that Demelza is in love with him which amazes him. He still has feelings for the exquisite Elizabeth but he feels a growing affection for Demelza.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Episode 3

S01 E03

Oct 19, 1975
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Episode 3 Oct 19, 1975 Ross' former employee, Jim Carter, stands trial for poaching and Ross gives evidence in his defence.Demelza, taken in as a maid by Ross, falls in love with him but learns that Ross still loves Elizabeth. She seduces him and becomes pregnant, running away because she knows that he isn't likely to want the child.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Episode 4

S01 E04

Oct 26, 1975
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Episode 4 Oct 26, 1975 Ross learns that Demelza is pregnant and goes looking for her. Demelza gets into terrible trouble with her Puritan father and step-mother who can't stand the scandal. Before this Elizabeth finally agreed to run away with Ross and leave Francis whom she doesn't love.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Episode 5

S01 E05

Nov 2, 1975
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Episode 5 Nov 2, 1975 Ross decides to marry Demelza because she is pregnant to Elizabeth's great displeasure. Ross'daughter Julia is born and he holds a party to celebrate. Elizabeth is very unhappy and not nice to Demelza.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Episode 6

S01 E06

Nov 9, 1975
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Episode 6 Nov 9, 1975 When Jim Carter becomes seriously ill in prison, Ross worries that he will die before completing his sentence.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Episode 7

S01 E07

Nov 16, 1975
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Episode 7 Nov 16, 1975 Young Geoffrey Charles is stricken with a serious illness; when Francis also becomes ill, Demelza assists Elizabeth in caring for him.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Episode 8

S01 E08

Nov 23, 1975
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Episode 8 Nov 23, 1975 Mark Daniel learns of Keren's affair with Dwight Enys; Ross helps Mark avoid capture by the authorities.

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Season 01, Episode 09 Episode 9

S01 E09

Nov 30, 1975
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Episode 9 Nov 30, 1975 Arrested for his role in the shipwreck riot, Ross seems doomed to an unfair trial. Francis seeks to make amends with Demelza, but his guilt over his part in her husband's fall from grace threatens to push him over the edge.

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Season 01, Episode 10 Episode 10

S01 E10

Dec 7, 1975
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Episode 10 Dec 7, 1975 Demelza does everything in her power to stop Ross from being unjustly convicted, but the odds are stacked against him. The key to the trial lies in the hands of former servant Jud Paynter—a tipsy layabout easily swayed by drink and coin.

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Season 01, Episode 11 Episode 11

S01 E11

Dec 14, 1975
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Episode 11 Dec 14, 1975 Furious over Ross's continued success, the Warleggans hatch a plan to financially devastate the Poldarks. At the same time, Ross and Francis agree to settle their quarrel and begin again as partners. Jud, too, has a business proposal for Ross, but it comes with many risks.

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Season 01, Episode 12 Episode 12

S01 E12

Dec 21, 1975
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Episode 12 Dec 21, 1975 After an irate Warleggan and his henchmen punish Jud for his loyalty to the Poldarks, Ross's simmering dislike for George boils over into violence. Demelza has some surprising news, but her husband's reaction is even more shocking.

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Season 01, Episode 13 Episode 13

S01 E13

Dec 28, 1975
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Episode 13 Dec 28, 1975 Trying to improve their financial situation, Demelza puts herself in mortal danger. A newly optimistic Francis pays a high price for his partnership with Ross, and the family seems to be on the brink of ruin once again—until an anonymous benefactor steps in.

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Season 01, Episode 14 Episode 14

S01 E14

Jan 4, 1976
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Episode 14 Jan 4, 1976 Ross determines to find Mark Daniel who may be able to remember where he saw copper while hiding down Wheal Grace. To do so he must accompany Trencrom's smugglers to the Scilly Isles, which is dangerous as there is an informer amongst them.

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Season 01, Episode 15 Episode 15

S01 E15

Jan 11, 1976
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Episode 15 Jan 11, 1976 Elizabeth accepts an offer of marriage, although she knows it will appal Ross. when tragedy strikes at Wheal Grace the double blow creates in him an unreasoning and obsessive reaction.

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Season 01, Episode 16 Episode 16

S01 E16

Jan 18, 1976
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Episode 16 Jan 18, 1976 Ross goes to Trenwith to confront George for the last time.

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