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This American Life
2007 • 2 Seasons • Documentary, Reality
All Episodes Available

Host: Ira Glass

Stories of everyday people, based on the award-winning public radio show.

Unique friendship with a pet bull

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Unique friendship with a pet bull

Different memories of the same event

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Different memories of the same event

"I was not to be outdone"

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"I was not to be outdone"

About The Series

The Peabody Award-winning public radio series that combines journalism with opinion, fiction and biography becomes this highly anticipated six-episode series hosted by Ira Glass, from executive producer Christine Vachon ("Boys Don't Cry," "One Hour Photo").

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2 Seasons, 13 Episodes

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  • Season 2

    Ira Glass covers escaping from home, war refugees in the U.S., trying to make history, underdogs, troubled marriages, and more.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Ira Glass covers reaching for dreams, willpower, cameramen, stubbornness, new innovations, and more.

    Season 1
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