The BEST episodes directed by George Plamondon

Frat Boy Ponzi
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7.14
21 votes

#1 - Frat Boy Ponzi

Generation Hustle - Season 1 - Episode 7

Shortly after pledging his college fraternity, Midwest math whiz Syed Arbab uses funds raised from fellow students, alumni, and high school friends to start a hedge fund. Flush with cash, Syed becomes a campus legend, until a market crash causes his hedge fund (and life) to implode. As this stereotypical “good kid” breaks bad – trafficking cocaine, packing heat, and defrauding investors – the feds close in.

The Party’s Over
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6.74
35 votes

#2 - The Party’s Over

Generation Hustle - Season 1 - Episode 2

Building a business with nothing but blind ambition, Ian Bick transforms himself from a nerdy teen into a concert promoter almost as legendary as the bands he books. As the teenager’s EDM raves pack houses and feed his emerging VIP lifestyle with first-class trips, high-end shopping, and brand-new jet skis, his fall is as dramatic as his rise – culminating in an FBI raid that shocks his family, friends, and hometown.