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The Best Episodes of Biography

Updated July 8, 2021 10 votes 3 voters 17.9k views257 items

List RulesVote up your favorite Biography episodes.

There are so many interesting episodes of Biography, that keep you glued to your TV set, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "The Von Trapp Family: Harmony and Discord" the best, or is "Amelia Earhart: Queen of the Air" your favorite episode of Biography? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Biography are, let's rank these Biography episode from best to worst.

Biography is a documentary series that profiles famous people. It often features archival footage and interviews with the friends and family of celebrities. Biography premiered in syndication in 1962. The series later ran on A&E before expanding into its own media franchise.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Biography, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be hard to put one Biography episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    Sherlock Holmes: the Great Detective

    Video: YouTube
    The very essence of Victorian London, Sherlock Holmes has been the subject of more films, books, and biographies than any other character in English literature - even though he never actually existed....
    • Original Airing: Dec 14 2000
    • Season: Biography - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 22
    • Series: Biography
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    Mahatma Gandhi

    Video: YouTube

    A profile on Mahatma Gandhi who led the successful campaign for India's independence from British rule.

    • Original Airing: Dec 21 2000
    • Season: Biography - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 23
    • Series: Biography
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    “Weird Al” Yankovic

    Video: YouTube
    “Weird Al” Yankovic, who rose to fame in the '80s with his musical parodies, is profiled...
    • Original Airing: Feb 02 1989
    • Season: Biography - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Series: Biography
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    Ida Lupino: Through the Lens

    Video: YouTube

    The story of actress Ida Lupino and her work as a filmmaker in Hollywood in the 1950s.

    • Original Airing: Mar 16 1989
    • Season: Biography - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Series: Biography
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