Liberty's Kids

The Shot Heard Round the World

Season 1, Ep 6, Aired 9/9/02
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  • Episode Description
  • James, reporting on the Minutemen, and Sarah, falling in with the British forces, report from both sides on the "shot heard ‘round the world" at Lexington. They each leave the scene fearful of what the future will bring though James is caught up with the romanticism of fighting for liberty.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Billy Crystal

    John Adams

  • Whoopi Goldberg

    Deborah Samson

  • Charles Shaughnessy

    King Gerorge III

  • Walter Cronkite

    Dr. Benjamin Franklin

  • Aaron Carter

    Joseph Plumb Martin

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • (James runs to the door after Sarah) James: I thought we were going together! (Sarah leaves, James runs back to get his bag) James: Darn, her together is faster than mine!

    Notes (2)

    • The Revolutionary War officialy begins in this episode.

    • Sarah's cousin, Tom, dies in this episode.

    Allusions (1)

    • Lexington and Concord The Revolutionary War officially began with the skirmish in Lexington and Concord. Although it was unknown who fired the first shot which history aptly named, "the shot heard round the world", hostilities between the British and the Americans escalate.

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