Atlanta

February 2017
24:20

Season 1 Episode 1 - The Big Bang

3.0 9 x
Atlanta is the acclaimed, multiple Golden Globe Award-winning comedy drama created, co-written, produced by and starring lauded musician and actor Donald Glover (also known as Childish Gambino). It follows the lives of Earn Marks, a young Princeton dropout with a two-year-old daughter and his rapper cousin Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles (Brian Tyree Henry), who break into Atlanta's music industry scene and get their lives off the ground. In this first episode, Earn tries to convince Paper Boi to let ...
24:55

Season 1 Episode 10 - The Jacket

3.0 5 x
Earn wakes up in a strange house, the site of which was an out of control party the night before, but his only concern at the moment is finding his missing jacket... and something of value that was in a pocket. As he retraces his steps he eventually locates the misplaced clothing, but the journey to get it back is knocked off course by events beyond his control, which make the prospect of ever reclaiming his property seem less and less likely. But there are bright spots to Earn’s day when he ge...
21:49

Season 1 Episode 2 - Streets On Lock

4.0 6 x
Earn and Alfred (aka Paper Boi) are arrested. Alfred's arrested on bond, while Earn remains in holding as he waits to be processed. Paper Boi's arrest does wonders for his reputation, but not without consequences. Meanwhile, still inside the joint, Earn is left to contend with a wide variety of repeat offenders, each more outrageous than the last.
24:00

Season 1 Episode 3 - Go For Broke

3.0 5 x
Having spent the last of his money to get Paper Boi’s song played on the radio, Earn is broke, and he’s a bit troubled to learn that despite his recent rap success, his cousin Alfred is still making a living dealing drugs. Meanwhile, Earn tries to smooth things over with Van by inviting her out on a date. Considering his current financial state, he follows some sketchy advice about dating on the cheap which doesn’t quite go as planned as his bid to spend as little as possible gets thwarted at e...
22:04

Season 1 Episode 4 - The Streisand Effect

4.0 9 x
Outside a club, Earn, Alfred and Darius are approached by Zan, a self-proclaimed social media star who recognizes Paper Boi and appears to be a fan of the rising rapper. The next day, the trio discovers that Zan is little more than an internet troll – albeit a popular one – who has started Tweeting smack about Paper Boi and posting unflattering Vine videos. Despite Earn’s assertion that engaging Zan online will only make matters worse, Alfred is unable to ignore the slams against his music, whi...
20:52

Season 1 Episode 5 - Nobody Beats The Biebs

3.0 3 x
Paper Boi participates in a celebrity basketball game for charity, but he’s frustrated by the arrival of a rival rapper who steals his spotlight and gets under his skin... leading him to display some uncharitable behavior. But he also gets some valuable career advice in the process. At the event, Earn is mistaken for someone else, but he plays along in a bid to increase his professional profile. His ploy threatens to backfire when his assumed persona is blamed for causing another agent’s career...
23:55

Season 1 Episode 6 - Value

3.0 4 x
When Jayde - an old friend of Van’s - comes to town, the women meet for dinner. Van is quickly put on the defensive due to the wealthy woman’s jet-setting lifestyle, and the fact that she passive-aggressively lauds her success and sophistication over her. While both women try to get along, it’s becomes clear they have unresolved tension between them... much of which revolves around Jayde’s assertion that Van doesn’t know or respect her own “value.” Following an uncomfortable dinner, the women m...
20:55

Season 1 Episode 7 - B.A.N.

3.0 3 x
Welcome to BAN, the Black American Network, and its talk show “Montague.” Host Franklin Montague introduces the topic of “the growing outlook of accepted sexuality and its effects on black youth and culture” with special guests Dr. Debrah Holt, head of the Center of Trans-American Issues, and rapper, Paper Boi. When Montague and Dr. Holt focus their attention on homophobia and transphobia in the rap community in general, they clearly set out to paint Paper Boi as the bad guy. While he is more c...
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Season 1 Episode 8 - The Club

3.0 3 x
A night in the Primal Nightclub doesn’t quite go as planned or expected. The club is jumping but Paper Boi (Alfred) isn’t getting the love or respect he feels he deserves, while Earn – who just plain hates being there – is busy trying to catch up to the club’s slippery owner and get his client paid. To make matters worse, Alfred is being upstaged by a bigger celebrity who is also in the club. As Earn faces an uphill battle in his task he makes an unexpected ally, while things are looking up for...
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Season 1 Episode 9 - Juneteenth

3.0 4 x
Van brings Earn to a "Juneteenth" party at the home of a wealthy acquaintance, but he is less than enthusiastic at the "emancipation" theme or the snobby nature of the bi-racial host-couple, and their guests. Van thinks the event could be a stepping stone to a new job, but it will require Earn playing his part as a dutiful "husband," and he finds pretending to be something he’s not – namely wealthy and successful – to be more trying than expected. Regardless, he does his best and as the evening...
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