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The true stories of extraordinary young women who witness the brutality and heroism of war and rise to meet the challenge.
No genetic testing or MRI scans in these dramas, just doctors and nurses doing the best they can with the limited technology and knowledge at their disposal.
These dramas and dramadies span continents, centuries, and setting, but all focus on enduring friendships between women--these series pass the Bechdel test with flying colors.
In the words of Virginia Woolf, "on or about December 1910, human character changed" and these shows are set in the era as those changes were unfolding.
These dramas and documentaries tell the story of the "other" Great War from the perspective of soldiers, civilians, and leaders.
According to Gallup, nurses are the most trusted professionals in the US (members of Congress are the least trusted); these series demonstrate why nurses deserve every last ounce of that respect.
A list of the highest-rated period dramas spanning across eras and countries, although the UK is particularly well represented.
Soldiers aren't the only heroes in battle--medics, doctors, and nurses risk their lives every day to save lives on the front line. These series tell the stories of military medics from the Civil War through Iraq and Afghanistan.
These dramas are set in the first half of the Twentieth Century, and center around women, their relationships, and struggles to make it in what was then very much a man's world.
These lush period dramas revolve around groups of women--sometimes sisters, sometimes friends, sometimes even both--and their relationships with each other and the world.