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Tales of the City

Set in 1970s San Francisco, a fresh-faced mid-westerner visits the city and decides to stay. Soon it becomes clear just how far from Cleveland she really is.

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    Season 1, Episode 1

    M In 1976 innocent young Mary Ann Singleton comes to San Francisco and, after briefly crashing with worldlier school friend Connie Bradshaw, takes a flat in a house owned by the bohemian, pot-growing Mrs. Anna Madrigal, a lady who hints at a mysterious past.

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    Season 1

      M In 1976 innocent young Mary Ann Singleton comes to San Francisco and, after briefly crashing with worldlier school friend Connie Bradshaw, takes a flat in a house owned by the bohemian, pot-growing Mrs. Anna Madrigal, a lady who hints at a mysterious past.

      M Beauchamp seduces Mary Ann. Edgar and Anna reminisce at the beach.

      M Mary Ann starts voluntary work at the Bay Area Crisis Switchboard, which is run by the one-eared Vincent, whose problems outnumber those of his callers.

      M Michael's old-fashioned parents see some shocking sights when they visit him on Halloween - and he still hasn't told them he's gay.

      M DeDe is blackmailed by a journalist to save her family honour, while Mrs Madrigal's secret is slowly being uncovered.

      M Season Finale: Christmas is coming to 28 Barbary Lane and Mrs Madrigal is in party mood. However, Mary Ann is increasingly suspicious of Norman Williams and Mona is in for a surprise.