The Word

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A document is discovered that appears to be an ancient eyewitness account of the life of Jesus Christ. A public relations executive is hired to publicize this document as a new version of the Bible, but he finds himself enmeshed in controversy and intrigue.

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  1. David Janssen

    David Janssen

    Steve Randall

  2. James Whitmore

    James Whitmore

    George Wheeler

  3. Florinda Bolkan

    Florinda Bolkan

    Angela Monti

  4. Eddie Albert

    Eddie Albert

    Ogden Towery

  5. Geraldine Chaplin

    Geraldine Chaplin

    Naomi Dunn

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1978 | 4 Episodes

Season 1 of The Word premiered on November 11, 1978.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 120m

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