Season 3

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    Pioneers of Television

    Miniseries

    "Roots," "Rich Man, Poor Man" and "The Thorn Birds" mastered the art of storytelling.

    Miniseries

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    Pioneers of Television

    Superheroes

    They fought villains, rescued the innocent and became role models to viewers of every age.

    Superheroes

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    Pioneers of Television

    Primetime Soaps

    "Dallas," "Dynasty" and "Knots Landing" were all part of the nighttime soap frenzy.

    Primetime Soaps

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    Pioneers of Television

    Funny Ladies

    This episode celebrates the first comediennes to appear on television.

    Funny Ladies

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