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At a major university, the first woman of color to become chair tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.

Parental GuideTV-MA

Status Canceled

First Air Date 2021-08-20

Last Air Date 2021-08-20

Seasons 1

Episodes 6


TMDB 6.9


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sher_free shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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tyler_2005 shared a tip "I’ll like any show Sandra O is in… this show was good, but a tad bit boring Ngl. 🌟3/5🌟"

iva_earl shared a tip "The acting,especially Sandra Oh, is very good but the plot is just so so….and moves slowly."

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brian_addison shared a tip "Liked this. Only 6 episodes. Felt like an accurate depiction of academia"

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maria_paula_tapia_b shared a tip "Loved most of it but the ending is very rushed and the writing gets very sloppy."

rebeccaYeti shared a tip "Funny, educated, music could be better but great thus far. We need more of this type of series"

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carla_craddock shared a tip "Enjoyable and funny!"

adrienne_gee shared a tip "So good. This is pretty much what being a chair of a dept in a university is like."

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kpaigey shared a tip "#funny #netflixoriginal"

linda_sherrin shared a tip "Loved it!"

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luanna shared a tip "Great show! Only six 30-minute episodes so I watched it in one sitting."

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nikki_foster_2746 shared a tip "I love Sandra Oh!"

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parul_desai shared a tip "Sandra Oh is phenomenal"

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julie_walsh_2951 shared a tip "Intelligent, funny, characters are wonderful. End of season really satisfying episode."

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jim_morgan shared a tip "One of the better comedies this year"

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marianna_blanco_boy shared a tip "I can't believe how good and funny is this series! I was really surprised!!!"

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erin_lynn_9053 shared a tip "So fun"

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romulanrum shared a tip "A great story for those into education-centered dramas."

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andreea_bobaru shared a tip "I can't believe how short this series felt. I WANT MORE."

jennifer_egrie shared a tip "It was fun and Showed multiple perspectives as well as how slow change comes about"

shelagh_campbell shared a tip "It’s so typical of the academic world, but funny and exciting…"

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brittany_van_dyke shared a tip "This is an okay show."

teri_morgan shared a tip "Not as good as I thought it would be with Sandra O but it was ok"

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christina_smith_6448 shared a tip "So snappy and funny!"

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monica_peterman shared a tip "Super cute, easy watch. Loved everyone’s performance. First episode was a little slow but fell into it by the end of episode 2."

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emily_t_6187 shared a tip "Delightfully hilarious!!!"

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katie_greibesland shared a tip "a clever comedy about a woman of color in a stuffy, traditionally white male role? yes PLEASE"

jacqueline_g_mahr shared a tip "What I wanted to be when I grew up!"

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manda_tee shared a tip "Really funny and light-hearted show, Holland Taylor is so funny in this!"

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taylor_smith_901 shared a tip "Funny and clever! Highly recommended."

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amanda_bastoni shared a tip "Witty, surprisingly warm and wonderful to binge watch!"

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saffron_bellenger shared a tip "Brilliant premise, intelligently written"

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kimberley_elvrom shared a tip "I really enjoyed this, love Sandra Oh. I hope they have a 2nd season!"

lauren_martineau shared a tip "Loved it!"

jp2021 shared a tip "I’m really enjoying this show. Wish there were more than 6 episodes!"

mitchell_meyer shared a tip "Filmed across the street from my house!"

nicole_6986 shared a tip "Sandra Oh and a Duplass bro? I’m in!"

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eleanor_paetkau shared a tip "Realistic"

angela_3159 shared a tip "Witty and entertaining. Sandra Oh is amazing as always!"

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chery_lucarelli shared a tip "Smart comedy"

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