10 Best Episodes of Genius

The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

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#1 - Chapter Ten (Season 1 - Episode 10)

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.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 757 votes.

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#2 - Chapter Four (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Albert Einstein and Mileva juggle raising a kids with his attempts to catch the eye of the scientific establishment.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 963 votes.

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#3 - Chapter Eight (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Einstein and his wife Elsa attempt to flee Germany after the rise of the Nazis, but they face unexpected roadblocks.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 795 votes.

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#4 - Chapter Nine (Season 1 - Episode 9)


Albert Einstein settles into life in America, but dangers abroad continue to be a threat to both him and his former colleagues.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 762 votes.

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#5 - Chapter Seven (Season 1 - Episode 7)

In the wake of the war, patriotism corrupts one of Albert Einstein’s closest friends, Fritz Haber, pitting them against each other.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 867 votes.

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#6 - Chapter One (Season 1 - Episode 1)


The story of Albert Einstein, seen through glimpses of his twilight years and flashbacks to his time as a student in Munich and Zürich in the 1890s.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 1506 votes.

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#7 - Chapter Two (Season 1 - Episode 2)

After butting heads in class, Einstein falls in love with the determined Mileva Maric. Their affair raises eyebrows.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 1157 votes.

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#8 - Chapter Five (Season 1 - Episode 5)


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

The episode was rated 7.81 from 919 votes.

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#9 - Chapter Six (Season 1 - Episode 6)

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.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 841 votes.

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#10 - Chapter Ten (Season 2 - Episode 10)


After Françoise Gilot leaves him, Pablo finds companionship with a new woman. In near seclusion, Pablo obsesses over creating the perfect painting. Meanwhile, Françoise struggles to escape Picasso's shadow even after remarrying and moving to the US.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 178 votes.

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    Genius - S1E3

    #11 - Chapter Three (Season 1 - Episode 3)

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

    The episode was rated 7.72 from 959 votes.

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    #12 - Respect (Season 3 - Episode 1)


    Desperate for a hit, Aretha travels to Muscle Shoals in 1967 to record her first album with Atlantic Records. After suffering the loss of her surrogate mother, Little Re braves her first solo in 1953, in her father’s, C.L. Franklin, church.

    The episode was rated 7.62 from 125 votes.

    Genius - S2E1

    #13 - Chapter One (Season 2 - Episode 1)

    Pablo Picasso confronts the threat of fascism in Spain, and Young Pablo rejects traditional painting to search for his own voice.

    The episode was rated 7.60 from 377 votes.

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    #14 - Chapter Three (Season 2 - Episode 3)


    Picasso meets his great love Franoise Gilot. Young Pablo begins his Blue Period after the suicide of his friend.

    The episode was rated 7.52 from 241 votes.

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    #15 - Chapter Two (Season 2 - Episode 2)

    Picasso's relationship with Dora Maar is strained by war. Young Pablo succeeds by imitating the masters, but struggles to be original.

    The episode was rated 7.51 from 267 votes.

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    #16 - No One Sleeps (Season 3 - Episode 8)


    Despite significant emotional losses, including a second divorce and the death of her father in 1984, Aretha pushes herself artistically and triumphs.

    The episode was rated 7.50 from 80 votes.

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    #17 - Do Right Woman (Season 3 - Episode 3)

    Aretha juggles her music career and her commitment to the civil rights movement, led by Martin Luther King Jr., in 1967 and 1968. Meanwhile, Little Re leaves behind her newborn child to return to the Gospel Circuit in 1955, meeting with music legends James Cleveland and Little Sammie Bryant.

    The episode was rated 7.46 from 90 votes.

    Genius - S2E7

    #18 - Chapter Seven (Season 2 - Episode 7)


    After WWII, Picasso joins the Communist Party but struggles to align his artwork with his own political beliefs. Affected by a tragic love affair from his past, Picasso falters in his responsibilities to Françoise.

    The episode was rated 7.45 from 196 votes.

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    #19 - Chapter Four (Season 2 - Episode 4)

    As older Picasso juggles two love affairs, Young Pablo strives to create a masterpiece that will signal his arrival as a great artist.

    The episode was rated 7.43 from 225 votes.

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    #20 - Young, Gifted and Black (Season 3 - Episode 5)


    Aretha, inspired by Angela Davis and the Soledad Brothers, records her protest album “Young, Gifted and Black” in 1970. Despite Jerry Wexler’s uncertainty, the album is a success. Barbara Franklin makes a decision that has a devastating effect on Little Re in 1951.

    The episode was rated 7.43 from 82 votes.


    Last updated: feb 06, 2023

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