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Call the Midwife: Season 2

Call the Midwife: Season 2

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Call the Midwife: Season 2.

Based on the bestselling memoirs by Jennifer Worth, Call the Midwife follows Jenny Lee, a young midwife in 195s London's working class East End, as she provides the poorest women with the best possible care. New challenges and traumas await Jenny and the other midwives in season two including a strange woman dressed in rags, an abandoned baby, and the introduction of a new pain- killer, gas, which proves such a hit that all the women want some. A fascinating portrayal of birth, life, death and a community on the brink of huge social change, Call the Midwife offers a gripping insight into a way of life that is so drastically different from how we live now.

. Episode List
Episode 1
Jenny tries to help a battered wife, Doctor Turner finds himself overcome with requests for nitrous oxide from pregnant women throughout Poplar, while Trixie and Sister Evangelia help deliver a baby in very unsavory circumstances.

Episode 2
Chummy makes an important decision, Jenny reconnects with Jimmy, and Cynthia's conduct is called into question after the death of a baby she delivered.

Episode 3
Hesitant nursing assistant Jane Sutton arrives at the convent as Jenny is seconded to hospital work,meeting Jimmy,who,to her surprise,is one of the patients. Arrogant surgeon Aubrey Tracy misdiagnoses Jimmy and an operation is required,where Jenny acquits herself well. She also sees that Tracy is himself ill and he resigns.

Episode 4
A friend of Chummy's, Reverend Applebee-Thornton, comes to stay at Nonnatus House and soon gets on everyone's nerves. Meanwhile, Jenny and Sister Evangelina deliver a baby with spina bifida, and Sister Bernadette plays matchmaker.

Episode 5
Nonnatus House prepares for the annual summer fête, but when a baby show is announced, the girls must find a host for the proceedings. Meanwhile, a patient of Jenny's puts her life at risk, and Sister Bernadette remains troubled.

Episode 6
Doctor Turner is concerned by the spread of tuberculosis in the community, Jenny tries to repair a father and daughter's fractured relationship, and Sister Bernadette receives devastating news.

Episode 7
Jenny encounters racism firsthand when assigned a Jamaican patient, while Cynthia has to deal with a cantankerous man suffering from diabetes. Sister Bernadette avoids Doctor Turner, and a familiar face returns to Nonnatus House.

Episode 8
Sister Bernadette is discharged from hospital, while a heavily pregnant Chummy resumes her midwifery duties. Jenny meets a new love interest, Fred's pregnant daughter pays him a visit, and Nonnatus House itself is under threat.. Cast
Vanessa Redgrave...Mature Jenny (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Bryony Hannah...Cynthia Miller (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Helen George...Trixie Franklin (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Jenny Agutter...Sister Julienne (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Pam Ferris...Sister Evangelina (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Laura Main...Shelagh Turner / ... (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Judy Parfitt...Sister Monica Joan (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Cliff Parisi...Fred / ... (33 episodes, 2012-2015)
Additional Information
Brand: Call the Midwife
Run Time: About 9 1/2 Hours
Region: Region 1
Special Features: Call the Midwife
Starring: Jessica Raine;Jenny Agutter;Pam Ferris;Miranda Hart;Judy Parfitt;Helen George;Bryony Hannah;Laura Main;Cliff Parisi
Episodes: 8
ISBN: 883929330454
Rating: 10.5 million viewers and a 31.8% share
Written By: Heidi Thomas
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Wonderful Series
I'm only sorry it's over.  I'll definitely watch it again.  The whole thing is definitely about love and connection.  It made me glad to be a human and a woman.  And I enjoyed revisiting the 50's as I'm 73 y.o. this year.  The fact that they rode bicycles was rather amazing as I'm an American and automobiles have been a part of my life from the start!
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Review by Cougar; Northern California (Posted on 1/13/2014)

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