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The Plot Thickens

TV-MA
2020
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3 Seasons
documentary

The Plot Thickens is the award-winning documentary podcast from Turner Classic Movies, focusing on the movies and the people who made them.

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For our first season, we’re telling a true tale about loss, perseverance and the solace of cinema. Peter Bogdanovich was the toast of Hollywood at a very young age, but soon found himself a failure with a string of flops, ruined relationships, and the tragic murder of the love of his life.

Bugs
2. Bugs

A young film buff grows up in New York, learning to obsess over the movies the w...

Target: Hollywood
3. Target: Hollywood

Peter meets Polly Platt, his closest creative collaborator – and soon, his young...

Cybill
4. Cybill

Peter challenges himself to film an “unfilmable” book and creates one of the sem...

Babe Ruth Just Bunted
5. Babe Ruth Just Bunted

Following The Last Picture Show, Peter makes two more major hits: What’s Up, Doc...

Bogdanovich, The Misunderstood
6. Bogdanovich, The Misunderstood

Feeling betrayed, Orson Welles humiliates Peter on national television. So Peter...

Dorothy
7. Dorothy

Alone for the first time, Peter finds love in an unexpected place: the Playboy M...

I'm Still Peter Bogdanovich
8. I'm Still Peter Bogdanovich

Grief-stricken for years, Peter finally goes back behind the camera and ends up ...

Bonus Episode: Howard Hawks
9. Bonus Episode: Howard Hawks

Peter Bogdanovich interviews director Howard Hawks in the Palm Springs desert in...

Bonus Episode: Alfred Hitchcock
10. Bonus Episode: Alfred Hitchcock

Peter Bogdanovich sits down with one of his filmmaking heroes, Alfred Hitchcock,...

Bonus Episode: Henry Fonda, John Wayne and James Stewart
11. Bonus Episode: Henry Fonda, John Wayne and James Stewart

Highlights from Peter Bogdanovich’s interviews with three of Hollywood’s biggest...

The Plot Thickens Virtual Event
12. The Plot Thickens Virtual Event

TCM host Alicia Malone hosts a conversation with Peter Bogdanovich and Ben Manki...

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Genres

documentary

Episodes

3 Seasons Available (33 Episodes)

Release Year

2020

Rating Information

TV-MA

The Plot Thickens

The Plot Thickens is the award-winning documentary podcast from Turner Classic Movies, focusing on the movies and the people who made them.

Cast and Crew

Starring: Ben Mankiewicz, J.K. Simmons, Kate Flannery, Kate Micucci, Alicia Malone, Julie Salamon, Peter Bogdanovich, James Stewart

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