Chernobyl: Season 1

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The BAFTA-winning true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A... More

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Chernobyl: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand... More now on Neon.

Chernobyl: Season 1 episodes

Episode 1.1


April 26, 1986, Ukrainian SSR. Plant workers and firefighters put... More their lives on the line to control a catastrophic 1986 explosion at a Soviet nuclear power plant.

Episode 1.2

Please Remain Calm

With untold millions at risk after the Chernobyl explosion, nuclear... More physicist Ulana Khomyuk makes a desperate attempt to reach Valery Legasov, a leading Soviet nuclear physicist, and warn him about the threat of second explosion that could devastate the continent.

Episode 1.3

Open Wide, O Earth

Lyudmilla Ignatenko, a Pripyat resident, ignores warning about her firefighter... More husband's contamination. Valery Legasov lays out a decontamination plan, complete with human risks.

Episode 1.4

The Happiness of All Mankind

Valery Legasov and Soviet Deputy Prime Minister Boris Shcherbina consider... More using lunar rovers to remove radioactive debris, while Ulana Khomyuk faces government hurdles in determining the truth about the cause of the explosion.


Vichnaya Pamyat

Valery Legasov, Boris Shcherbina and Ulana Khomyuk risk their lives... More and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl.

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Best Miniseries & Leading Actor (Harris), BAFTAs 2020
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