17761972

Stars: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Donald Madden
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Rating: G
Runtime: 141 minutes

The nation's fathers harmonize their way through the founding of America in this musical adapted from a popular Broadway show. Colonial representatives gather in Philadelphia with the aim of establishing a set of governmental rules for the burg… more »

Dr. Benjamin Franklin:
Don't worry, John, the history books will clean it up.

John Adams:
Hmm... Well, I'll never appear in the history books anyway. Only you. Franklin did this, and Franklin did that, and Franklin did some other damn thing. Franklin smote the ground and out sprang George Washington - fully grown and on his horse. Franklin then electrified him with his miraculous lightning rod and the three of them, Franklin, Washington and the horse, conducted the entire revolution all by themselves.

Dr. Benjamin Franklin:
[pondering] I like it.

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