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The Best Episodes of The Politician

Every episode of The Politician ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of The Politician!

Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.

Genre:Comedy
Network:Netflix

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The Politician" is "The Voters", rated 8.6/10 from 633 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "The Voters" aired on 6/19/2020 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Vienna".

  • The Voters
    8.6/10 633 votes

    #1 - The Voters

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-06-19

    On Election Day, a mother and daughter argue over whether Payton or Dede is the better pick, motivating each to spend time with her chosen candidate.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Vienna
    8.4/10 947 votes

    #2 - Vienna

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-09-27

    Payton reevaluates his life after a reckoning, but when a window of opportunity opens, he grapples with a big decision about his political aspirations.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Election Day
    8.3/10 605 votes

    #3 - Election Day

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-06-19

    With the senate race up for grabs, Payton and Dede prepare for an unconventional showdown, but a last-minute decision suddenly changes everything.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hail Mary
    8.0/10 530 votes

    #4 - Hail Mary

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-06-19

    McAfee's prurient sleuthing uncovers an explosive secret, Payton's tangled affairs turn fruitful, and Georgina's link to Tino proves problematic.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Assassination of Payton Hobart: Part 2
    7.9/10 786 votes

    #5 - The Assassination of Payton Hobart: Part 2

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-09-27

    Payton faces his darkest hour and the fight of his life as transgressions are revealed, backs stabbed and confessions made.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • What's in the Box?
    7.9/10 513 votes

    #6 - What's in the Box?

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-06-19

    A shocking ballot-box twist positions Payton at a moral and ethical crossroads that could define the rest of his political career — and life.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Pilot
    7.8/10 1,142 votes

    #7 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-09-27

    After a charismatic candidate joins the race for student body president, Payton searches for a running mate who will make him seem more authentic.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Harrington Commode
    7.8/10 873 votes

    #8 - The Harrington Commode

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-09-27

    Amid escalating concerns about his vice presidential pick, Payton gets plunged into a family crisis that stokes long-seething resentments.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • October Surprise
    7.8/10 830 votes

    #9 - October Surprise

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-09-27

    While Payton plays hardball with Harvard admissions, shocking betrayals and a scandalous videotape take the election to a new level of ruthlessness.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Voter
    7.8/10 881 votes

    #10 - The Voter

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-09-27

    Payton makes an eleventh-hour push to lock down the school's undecided voters, including one student who has other things on his mind besides politics.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • New York State of Mind
    7.8/10 626 votes

    #11 - New York State of Mind

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-06-19

    Frustrated with his polling numbers, Payton goes to Georgina for help as he weighs using his opponent's hush-hush love life to score political points.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Gone Girl
    7.7/10 808 votes

    #12 - Gone Girl

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-09-27

    With the election just days away, Payton faces tough questions about just how far he's willing to go to defeat his opponent.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Conscious Unthroupling
    7.7/10 558 votes

    #13 - Conscious Unthroupling

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-06-19

    As Astrid pumps Payton for details about their long-ago dalliance, Hadassah hatches a cover-up for Dede, and McAfee seeks a healthier work-life balance.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Cancel Culture
    7.7/10 554 votes

    #14 - Cancel Culture

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-06-19

    Payton scrambles to salvage his campaign when he suffers a credibility crisis over a compromising photo and his commitment to fixing climate change.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Assassination of Payton Hobart
    7.4/10 784 votes

    #15 - The Assassination of Payton Hobart

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-09-27

    As Payton confronts hard truths about his ambition following an election day bombshell, he reconnects with a former ally -- and becomes a target.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A