Mrs. America: Season 1

Mrs. America: Season 1

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Oscar winner Cate Blanchett is conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly in this true story series detailing her surprising battle against the Equal Rights Amendment movement during the 1970s. Co-stars Sarah Paulson, Elizabeth Banks, Rose Byrne, Tracey Ullman and Uzo Aduba (who scored an Emmy for her role in this season).

2020USAFX
Drama

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Phyllis

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly considers another run for Congress, amid... More the women's movement's push for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.

EPISODE 1.2

Gloria

While Phyllis mobilizes grassroots support in her fight against the... More ERA, Gloria Steinem fends off Bella Abzug's attempts to drag her further into the political game.

EPISODE 1.3

Shirley

Shirley Chisholm makes a historic run for president, while Gloria... More struggles to play politics at the DNC. Phyllis takes her new anti-ERA organization national.

EPISODE 1.4

Betty

As Stop ERA grows and gains media attention, Betty Friedan,... More the mother of the Feminist movement, makes it her mission to take down Phyllis.

EPISODE 1.5

Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc

Phyllis and Fred Schlafly debate superstar Feminist couple Brenda and... More Marc Feigan-Fasteau on television.

EPISODE 1.6

Jill

With a pro-ERA Republican in the White House, Phyllis protests... More her own party, which puts her in conflict with Republican Feminist leader, Jill Ruckelshaus.

EPISODE 1.7

Bella

Bella is put in charge of the first ever government-funded... More National Women's Conference. Phyllis and her women clash over how to best disrupt the conference.

EPISODE 1.8

Houston

Alice, Rosemary and Pamela cross into enemy territory at the... More National Women's Conference in Houston, where they come face-to-face with Feminist leaders.

EPISODE 1.9

Reagan

Gloria, Bella and Jill put pressure on the White House... More to act on their proposals from the National Women's Conference. Phyllis prepares to leverage her political victories as the 1980 presidential election draws near

Mrs. America: Season 1 | Awards

Award Winner
Outstanding Supporting Actress (Aduba), Emmys 2020

Mrs. America: Season 1 | Reviews

96%114 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Mrs. America is solid. But if the show had liberated itself from the idea of “having it all,” it could have been spectacular.

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Collider

Collider

The stories being told here matter. They’re important. But the reason for telling them, the purpose driving this series, is unclear.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A tremendous balancing act between historical and humanizing.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

The A-list directors and cast do their part to create a work with so many moving parts, so many storylines and nuances worthy of their own series, that the series could easily lend itself to a book of essays.

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Variety

Variety

The ambitious limited series, also starring Rose Byrne as Gloria Steinem, paints an impressive historical picture while struggling to get a grip on its central characters.

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Mrs. America: Season 1 | Release Details

Mrs. America: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.