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January 02, 2009


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Thank you for the info. I knew about the programs this season but did not know that you could watch it online as I will be working that evening. I hope the other programs work that way that I will be able to watch them online. I am always disappointed I can't watch the masterpiece classics because I am out.


Thanks for this!

Julie E.

Thank you for the info. I love literary adaptations but always forget to keep an eye on what Masterpiece is doing. Very exciting.


Oooooh, that sounds fabulous. I'll have to watch.


Thanks for the heads up! I've already set it up on my DVR and hope to watch the first part sometime this week!


I watched a version of this years ago and the story was disturbing to me. What does everyone think about it? Is this author making good points about the status of women that society or does he just hate women? It just seems like she pays and pays and pays. It's been a while since I saw the older version so my assessment might be off.

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