State of the Union: Season 1

State of the Union: Season 1

State of the Union: Season 1

With 10 episodes lasting 10 minutes each, this quick Emmy-winning UK comedy show stars Chris O'Dowd and Rosamund Pike as a couple who have a quick chat and a pint at the local pub - right before their marriage counselling session. From Oscar nominees Nick Hornby (writer of Brooklyn) and Stephen Frears (director of The Queen).

Outstanding Actor (O'Dowd) & Actress (Pike) in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series & Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series, Emmy 2019
2019UK
ComedyDrama
Creator:
Nick Hornby ('About a Boy')
Cast:
Chris O'DowdRosamund Pike
EPISODE 1.1

Marathon

Louise and Tom prepare for their first marital counselling session and try to work out how they got to this point.

EPISODE 1.2

Antique Globes

Tom commends himself for the courage it took to turn up late to last weeks session and promises to be there from the beginning this week.

EPISODE 1.3

Syria

Tom and Louise discuss the lost passion in their relationship – is passion something that can be found again?

EPISODE 1.4

Plaster Cast

Tom asks Louise to back him up in a lie with their counsellor – is it them against the world or not?

EPISODE 1.5

Normal Slope

Following a bad session, Tom has moved out. This could be the start of a slippery slope.

EPISODE 1.6

Nigel and Naomi

Tom makes an effort, but Louise complains that it feels contrived.

EPISODE 1.7

Call the Midwife

Louise admits that she's ashamed of Tom's unemployment. They decide to communicate more openly.

EPISODE 1.8

Dolphins

Louise and Tom reflect on why and how they got together in the first place.

EPISODE 1.9

Prison Sex

Louise and Tom discuss a breakthrough in their relationship - Louise wonders what it means.

EPISODE 1.10

Another Drink

Tom has moved back in and feels that their issues are resolved.