Revolution (2012–2014)
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Why We Fight 

While Gene and Miles venture into Willoughby in search of allies, Monroe seizes an opportunity to surprise the Patriots. Meanwhile, Neville's political maneuverings put him and Jason in serious danger.


Eric Kripke (created by), Rockne S. O'Bannon




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Burke ... Miles Matheson
Tracy Spiridakos ... Charlie Matheson
Giancarlo Esposito ... Tom Neville
Zak Orth ... Aaron Pittman (credit only)
David Lyons ... Sebastian 'Bass' Monroe
JD Pardo ... Jason Neville
Stephen Collins ... Dr. Gene Porter
Elizabeth Mitchell ... Rachel Matheson
Reiko Aylesworth ... Marion Kelly
Christopher Cousins ... Victor Doyle
Steven Culp ... Edward Truman
Billy Lush ... Scanlon
Mat Vairo ... Connor Bennett
Todd Bryant ... Patriot Soldier #1
Bug Hall ... Brian


Fed up with the constant bickering between Miles and Monroe, Gene decides to go into Willoughby to see what support he can muster from his old friends. With Miles in tow, he contacts his former lover Marian who runs a bar in town. He learns the extent to which the patriots have sullied his reputation and after Gene gives his side of the story she's not sure what to believe. More of Duncan Page's fighters arrive with news that she was killed in a patriot attack on New Vegas. Monroe leads them in an attack on the re-education camp. Tom Neville is about to be killed by Victor Doyle when salvation unexpectedly arrives. Written by garykmcd

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Release Date:

19 March 2014 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Charlie Matheson: Mom, Monroe's deluded. I don't care how many men he's got, he's not getting the Republic back.
Rachel Matheson: What makes you so sure?
Charlie Matheson: Well, none of us are gonna be alive that long anyway. But until then, we stay standing, we keep fighting, and we do whatever it takes to win. I didn't go for Monroe. I went for myself.
Rachel Matheson: I'm sorry.
Charlie Matheson: For what?
Rachel Matheson: You've been watching me and Miles, the way we act, the awful thing that we do. How could you be any different? We did this to you. We made you into this weapon, this soldier....
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