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The Plot Against America Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

6 Episodes 2020 - 2020

Episode 1

Part 1

Mon, Mar 16, 2020 60 mins

Series premiere. On the eve of the 1940 election cycle, Herman Levin anticipates a promotion at work and taking his family to look at a house in an upwardly mobile neighborhood, though his wife, Bess, is wary of leaving the safety of their tight-knit Jewish community and raising a family amid growing anti-Semitism sparked by Charles Lindbergh's ascendancy. As the family spinster, her sister has a disappointing rendezvous with a married lover, but later finds herself charmed by a local rabbi.

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Episode 2

Part 2

Mon, Mar 23, 2020 60 mins

Lindbergh's increasingly popular campaign sweeps through the U.S. and captures some in the Levin family, as well as Bengelsdorf, with Evelyn as his assistant and lover, becoming a key asset in the Lindbergh camp, while Sandy, enamored of the aviator's charm, celebrity and history, begins a rebellion of his own within the family of New Deal Democrats. Meanwhile, Alvin must decide between serving a local developer or risking an open fight with the fascist forces he sees spreading across the world.

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Episode 3

Part 3

Mon, Mar 30, 2020 60 mins

The family endures a trip to D.C, despite Bess' desire to visit Canada, where many frightened Jewish families are moving. Meanwhile, Alvin stands out in his military training abroad.

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Episode 4

Part 4

Mon, Apr 6, 2020 60 mins

Evelyn and Bengelsdorf receive an invitation from Mrs. Lindbergh to a state dinner for Nazi Germany's foreign minister, as Evelyn makes Sandy the face of the youth assimilation program. Back from war, Alvin takes a job at his uncle's warehouse. Philip is traumatized by a death in the neighborhood.

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Episode 5

Part 5

Mon, Apr 13, 2020 60 mins

Herman learns the family has been selected for an essentially forced relocation to Kentucky under the Homestead Act, so he looks to make a challenge in court, while Bess and Philip appeal to Bengelsdorf and Evelyn, respectively. Later, Bess gives Herman an ultimatum when violence breaks out at a rally for Lindbergh's most public liberal challenger.

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Episode 6

Part 6

Mon, Apr 20, 2020 72 mins

Series finale. Riots and conspiracies spread across the country in the lead-up to Election Day, so Herman takes measures to keep his family safe. Meanwhile, Bess does all she can at a great distance to help a small child caught in a maelstrom of anti-Semitism in Kentucky. Alvin is recruited for a new and secret mission as the ties that bind the Levins together are stressed.

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