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Genius: Aretha

GENIUS is an Emmy-winning anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of...more

GENIUS is an Emmy-winning anthology series that dramatizes the fa...More

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Episode 1

Einstein: Chapter One

The private life of the 20th century’s most brilliant icon, Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush), was full of passionate, volatile relationships.
Episode 2

Einstein: Chapter Two

After butting heads in class, Einstein (Johnny Flynn) falls in love with the determined Mileva Maric (Samantha Colley). Their affair raises eyebrows.
Episode 3

Einstein: Chapter Three

Einstein struggles to support his pregnant wife and land an academic post in a rigid world of tradition and protocol.
Episode 4

Einstein: Chapter Four

Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) and Mileva (Samantha Colley) juggle raising kids with his attempts to catch the eye of the scientific establishment.
Episode 5

Einstein: Chapter Five

Einstein begins to experience the academic life he coveted, but he falters in his familial responsibilities. He is reintroduced to his cousin Elsa.
Episode 6

Einstein: Chapter Six

Einstein moves his family for work, and to be closer to his new love, Elsa. He sets out to prove his theory as his marriage reaches a breaking point.
Episode 7

Einstein: Chapter Seven

In the wake of the war, patriotism corrupts one of Albert Einstein’s (Geoffrey Rush) closest friends, Fritz Haber, pitting them against each other.
Episode 8

Einstein: Chapter Eight

Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) and his wife Elsa (Emily Watson) attempt to flee Germany after the rise of the Nazis, but they face unexpected roadblocks.
Episode 9

Einstein: Chapter Nine

Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) settles into life in America, but dangers abroad continue to be a threat to both him and his former colleagues.
Episode 10

Einstein: Chapter Ten

After the atomic bomb is dropped and World War II draws to a close, Einstein assumes the role of world citizen in his twilight years.

About this Show

Genius: Aretha

GENIUS is an Emmy-winning anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators, their extraordinary achievements and their complex personal relationships. This season will explore Aretha Franklin’s musical genius, her incomparable career, and the immeasurable impact and influence she has had on music and culture around the world.

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