Saints & Strangers

Saints & Strangers is a story that goes beyond the familiar historical account of Thanksgiving and the founding of Plymouth Plantation, revealing the trials and tribulations of the settlers at Plymouth: 102 men, women and children who sailed on a chartered ship for a place they had never seen. Of this group, half are those we think of as "pilgrims," religious separatists who abandoned their prior lives for a single cause: religious freedom. The other half, the "merchant adventurers," had less spiritual and more material, real-world objectives. This clash of values created complex inner struggles for the group as they sought to establish a new colony, compounded by a complicated relationship with the local Native American tribes. The conflicting allegiances among these groups culminated in trials of assimilation, faith, and compromise, that continued to define our nation to this day.

Show Info

Airs on: United States National Geographic Channel (2015 - 2015)
Schedule: Daily at 21:00 (120 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama History

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Part Two

Episode 1x02; Nov 23, 2015

Alliances are put to the test when a betrayal by the settlers leads to a broken agreement with the Pokanoket.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x02: Part TwoNov 23, 2015
1x01: Part OneNov 22, 2015
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