The Bronx Is Burning

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  • Season 1
    • On the Set: The Bronx is Burning
      A special behind the scenes look at the making of this mini-series.
    • The Straw
      Episode 2
      7/9/07
      8.4
      Billy Martin prepares his New York Yankee team for the upcoming 1977 season at Spring Training. Billy begins dealing with his new free-agent superstar, Reggie Jackson, that owner George Steinbrenner signed in an effort to return the Yankees to the World Series. Billy has made it clear to George and Reggie that he did not want Reggie on his team. Reggie refers to himself as "the straw that stirs the drink" in a Sport Magazine article further alienating himself from his manager and teammates. Meanwhile, the city of New York begins to deal with a bigger problem. A series of murders have been linked to New York’s first serial killer in 4 decades.moreless
    • Team in Turmoil
      Episode 3
      7/17/07
      8.5
      Billy and George have a meeting to try and smooth things over before the beginning of the 1977 season. Mayor Abraham D. Beame sets up his new Omega task force to try and catch the Son of Sam serial killer. Reggie continues to alienate himself from his teammates.
    • 7/24/07
      8.8
      The clash of egos between Billy Martin, Reggie Jackson and George Steinbrenner begin to take its toll on the Yankee team. George is considering firing Billy (again) and the "Son of Sam" killer continues his rampage.
    • 7/31/07
      8.7
      The Yankees fall into third place in their push towards the American League Pennant. A blackout cripples New York City as the anniversary of the first killing by the “Son of Sam” nears.
    • CAUGHT!
      Episode 6
      8/7/07
      8.7
      Billy gives in to George's demands and bats Reggie fourth in the batting order. The New York City Police Department continue their fight to find the "Son of Sam" killer.
    • The Yankees prepare for the playoffs after winning the American League East. Meanwhile, the New York City Mayoral Race is finally decided.
    • Past Combatants
      Episode 8
      8/21/07
      8.1
      The Yankees and Dodgers meet in the 1977 World Series. It marks the ninth time that the two teams have played for the MLB World Championship.
    • Mr. October
      Episode 9
      8/28/07
      8.5
      The 1977 World Series between the Yankees and Dodgers comes to a conclusion. Reggie lets it be known that he will not return to the Yankees next season if Billy remains as the manager of the team.
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