Browse - Most popular shows featuring: historical figuresx

A Stitch in TimeA Stitch in Time
BBC Four, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Biography
Rating: 4/5

Fusing biography, art and the history of fashion, Amber Butchart explores the lives of historical figures through the clothes they wore.

Time SquadTime Squad
Cartoon Network, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Animation
Rating: 2/5

The show is set in the year 100,000,000 A.D., on a satellite which orbits Earth. This future Earth is never visited directly, though it is referred in dialogue as a peaceful utopia where there are no longer any problems to solve. All nations of the world have merged into one.

Arde MadridArde Madrid
Movistar Plus, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Thriller
Rating: 4/5

An incredible, dreamlike place and moment, as if it was in a movie, where anything can happen. Ava Gardner leaves her detached house in La Moraleja and moves into an apartment block in Doctor Arce street, where the Perón family, exiled from their country and taken in by Franco, live. For the poor, almost everything is prohibited, and for the rich, almost nothing is prohibited. On that year, Antonio Flores is baptized, Hemingway dies, films like El Cid or 55 Days at Peking are shot - All the splendor that goes on inside these lofts contrasts sharply with the poverty and paucity of the lives of ordinary citizens of a dictatorship that seems to be going to last for 2000 years.

10 Things You Don't Know About10 Things You Don't Know About
H2, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Educational, History, Documentary

Did you know that President John F. Kennedy was a bodybuilder, Roman ruler Caligula loved to gamble and drug kingpin Pablo Escobar burned millions in cash to keep warm? In the series 10 Things You Don't Know About, author and maverick historian David Eisenbach reveals intriguing and provocative details about some of history's most fascinating individuals and groups. Tune in each week to explore the lives of historical figures ranging from Abraham Lincoln to the members of the Rat Pack, discovering what your textbooks never told you.

Nobunaga the FoolNobunaga the Fool
TV Tokyo, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Animation
Rating: 5/5

The Western Planet and the Eastern Planet. Once upon a time, the two sides were bound by the "Dragon Pulse" spanning the heavens. The civilization that once had prospered has now turned to a tale of dreams, as the inextinguishable flames of war tear the realm asunder. The two planets remain engulfed in endless battles. The return of the super technology known as "sacred treasures" could revolutionize the world order, but no one knows of them but one person-a "heretical girl." A girl from the Western Planet, Jeanne Kaguya d'Arc, saw heavenly visions of the birth of a "Star Messiah" who will save the world. She embarks on a journey to the Eastern Planet with Leonardo da Vinci, "the one who observes the world." They come across the heretic of the Eastern Planet and "the greatest fool of the day," Oda Nobunaga.

Race to VictoryRace to Victory
Sky History, 2020 On Hiatus | History, Documentary

The new six-part documentary series reveals how and why the central alliance between Great Britain, the United States and The Soviet Union was formed leading into World War II. The series paints an in-depth picture of the race to ultimate victory and post-war supremacy, concluding with VE day on 8th May 1945.  Race to Victory homes in on the personal battles between wartime leaders Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin, and illuminates the behind-the-scenes battles fought between the men - the war behind the war. The trio manoeuvred and grappled to exert their will over one another, to win the conflict on their terms and impose their competing ideologies on what was left of Europe. This relationship between the three leaders was, despite their allied opposition to Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany, marked from the beginning by deception, suspicion and mistrust. World War II and its aftermath were shaped away from the battlefields, behind closed doors by a small number of men who could just as easily have been enemies based on their conflicting ideologies and beliefs.  Featuring former Head of the British Army, General Sir Michael Jackson, the series focuses on the critical moments and locations where World War II was won and lost. It was not only a race to defeat the fascist Axis Powers, but also to gain territory, to create alliances and to win the right to shape the post-war world. Each episode begins with a decisive moment in the war - sometimes a great victory, such as El Alamein and Stalingrad, sometimes a moment of horror or shame, such as the attack on Pearl Harbor or the massacre at Katyn - and then back-tracks to explore who was responsible, who rushed to take the credit and who managed to escape the blame. Expert interviews with today's historians, military personnel and political figures give the series a contemporary relevance. 

The Adventures of Young Indiana JonesThe Adventures of Young Indiana Jones
History, 1999 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Action, Adventure, History

The boyhood adventures of the greatest action hero of all time: Indiana Jones. Young Indy travels the world, meeting some of the greatest figures of the early 20th century, and participating in the events that helped shape history.

United Stuff of AmericaUnited Stuff of America
H2, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Talent, Educational, History, How To/Do It Yourself

How did a ticket to a boxing match seal the fate of notorious mobster Lucky Luciano? What does a farmer's seed planter have to do with making America a superpower? And how did an X-Ray machine give Teddy Roosevelt the keys the White House? Sometimes the biggest moments depend on the smallest details-and the most ordinary objects.

Blood FeudsBlood Feuds
AHC, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

The United States was founded in a feud - an epic prizefight between two strong-willed contenders convinced of the righteousness of their side - with the outcome determined in blood. Thus, with the origin of our country, an American tradition was born. BLOOD FEUDS (wt) uncovers fascinating pieces of hidden history as America's most iconic feuds are brought to life using dramatic recreations, expert interviews, and heart-pumping storytelling. These epic rivalries feature some of the most compelling characters, action-packed conflict, and adrenaline-fueled showdowns from our nation's past. These are the men and women who changed the course of American history, one monumental grudge match at a time. William "Devil Anse" Hatfield, Bill "The Butcher" Poole, and the NYC Bowery Boys are badass brawlers who pull you in from the get-go. Pugnacious and predacious, wily and whip-smart, they are magnetic anti-heroes who you can't help rooting for.

Tokyo MX, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Sci-Fi, Anime, Animation
Rating: 5/5

Shio Ogura is a Japanese high school student, who is visiting Taiwan on a school trip when she is suddenly attacked by monsters. Agents known as "E-Gene Holders" from the government agency DOGOO also arrive, who wield weapons infused with the spirits of historical figures. Shio is revealed to also be an E-Gene Holder when the soul of Oda Nobunaga awakens after she tries to rescue a friend.

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