Borgen (Complete Series)

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As Denmark's first female prime minister, Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen from HBO's Westworld) wants to bring progressive legislation to her country, but finds there's a high personal price to be paid.
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  • In the Middle

    1h 0m

    Days before the election, political missteps by her opponent give Birgitte Nyborg and the Moderate party a surprise advantage.

  • Count to 90

    1h 0m

    After winning the election, Birgitte begins the daunting task of brokering enough alliances to acquire the post of Prime Minister.

  • The Art of the Possible

    1h 0m

    Michael Laugesen creates bad press for Birgitte, who in turn hires a reknowned academic as her new spin doctor.

  • One Hundred Days

    1h 0m

    Journalist Katrine F√łnsmark breaks a provocative story about the CIA using Greenland for prisoner transport.

  • Men Who Love Women

    1h 0m

    Birgitte finds herself negotiating with the country's most powerful businessman regarding legislation that would create more opportunities for women.

  • State Visit

    1h 0m

    The president of a former Soviet republic calls for the arrest of a political activist from his country, who is visiting Denmark at the same time he is.

  • See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

    57m

    When surveillance equipment is found at the headquarters of a left-wing party, it causes Birgitte to question the judgment of her justice minister.

  • The Silly Season

    59m

    Birgitte takes her family on a vacation to the Danish version of Camp David, but politics continue to intrude.

  • Divide and Rule

    1h 1m

    Birgitte questions an upcoming purchase by the defense ministry of a fleet of fighter jets, and learns that Phillip's company has a small interest in the deal.

  • The First Tuesday in October

    1h 1m

    As she looks to begin another year in parliament, Birgitte faces waning popularity, problems at home and challenges from within her own administration.

  • 89,000 Children

    58m

    Birgitte visits Danish troops on the front lines in Afghanistan and wrestles with the realities of Danish participation in the war.

  • In Brussels No One Hears You Scream

    56m

    Birgitte makes a strategic move in her appointment of the new EU Commissioner.

  • The Last Worker

    57m

    The coalition's reform package, "A Common Future" gets sabotaged by forces within and without the Labor Party.

  • Ready For Battle

    59m

    Justice Minister Troels Hoxenhaven makes a grab for political power, and both he and Birgitte face pressure from the tabloid, Ekspres.

  • Plant a Tree

    59m

    The Climate Minister faces a vicious attack by the Green Party, and Birgitte's daughter, Laura tries to hide her deteriorating mental state.

  • Them and Us

    57m

    Birgitte's spin doctor, Kaspar, closes out his parents' affairs while the Freedom party makes a move to lower the age of criminal responsibility to 12.

  • What Is Lost Inwardly Must be Won Outwardly - Part One

    57m

    Birgitte finds herself negotiating a peace agreement between the warring African nations of North and South Kharun.

  • What Is Lost Inwardly Must be Won Outwardly - Part Two

    57m

    The Copenhagen peace talks between North and South Kharun come to a standstill after a fresh outbreak of fighting.

  • The Sanctity of Private Life

    59m

    Birgitte admits her daughter to a private hospital while maintaining her stance against the privatization of the healthcare system.

  • An Extraordinary Remark

    58m

    While taking a month off to care for her family, Birgitte still must decide whether to make another push to hold onto her position as prime minister.

  • A Child of Denmark

    56m

    Despite the perks and astronomical salary she enjoys in the corporate world, Birgitte considers a return to politics.

  • The Land is Built on Law

    58m

    Birgitte starts to quietly gather a team to rebuild a progressive party, but her old friend Bent objects and pushes back.

  • The Right Shade of Brown

    58m

    Birgitte accepts a large donation to her struggling party, and also comes to see that the New Democrats' platform needs focus and defninition.

  • One Man's Meat

    57m

    Birgitte's British boyfriend, Jeremy, gets sick from eating pork, which triggers press attention on the famous Danish ham industry

  • Sons of the Past

    58m

    A brilliant professor joins The New Democrats party, unleashing investigations into his past and his time spent as a card-carrying communist.

  • Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery

    58m

    The New Democrats take a stand on the sex industry, while Katrine and Birgitte both face challenges in their personal relationships.

  • The Fall

    58m

    Birgitte learns how weak her party is when the New Democrats are asked to join a coalition of opposition parties and she has no bargaining power.

  • When the Facts Change

    58m

    A mole from the New Democrats is leaking information to the Moderate party, allowing the Moderates to move first on key issues.

  • Sense and Sensibility

    58m

    In a make-or-break move, Birgitte takes on Moderate leader, Jacob Kruse in a vigorous debate.

  • Election

    58m

    Birgitte gains power in the aftermath of Kruse's debate peformance, and finds herself being approached by both right and left-wing coalition groups.