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A wealthy student has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States. But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard, and stay on his singular path to success, he will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted image.

Netflix
1 Season, 8 Episodes
September 27, 2019
Comedy
7.6/10
Cast: Ben Platt, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban
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The Politician Full Episode Guide

  • Payton reevaluates his life after a reckoning, but when a window of opportunity opens, he grapples with a big decision about his political aspirations.

  • Payton faces his darkest hour and the fight of his life as transgressions are revealed, backs stabbed and confessions made.

  • As Payton confronts hard truths about his ambition following an election day bombshell, he reconnects with a former ally -- and becomes a target.

  • Payton makes an eleventh-hour push to lock down the school's undecided voters, including one student who has other things on his mind besides politics.

  • With the election just days away, Payton faces tough questions about just how far he's willing to go to defeat his opponent.

  • While Payton plays hardball with Harvard admissions, shocking betrayals and a scandalous videotape take the election to a new level of ruthlessness.

  • Amid escalating concerns about his vice presidential pick, Payton gets plunged into a family crisis that stokes long-seething resentments.

  • After a charismatic candidate joins the race for student body president, Payton searches for a running mate who will make him seem more authentic.

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