The BEST Episodes of Mrs. America
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2021
Mrs. America tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly. Through the eyes of the women of that era - both Schlafly and second wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus - the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.
#1 - Houston
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 20, 2020
Alice, Rosemary and Pamela cross into enemy territory at the National Women's Conference in Houston, where they come face-to-face with Feminist leaders.
#2 - Reagan
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 27, 2020
Gloria, Bella and Jill put pressure on the White House to act on their proposals from the National Women's Conference. Phyllis prepares to leverage her political victories as the 1980 presidential election draws near.
#3 - Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 29, 2020
Phyllis and Fred Schlafly debate superstar Feminist couple Brenda and Marc Feigan-Fasteau on television.
#4 - Betty
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 22, 2020
As Stop ERA grows and gains media attention, Betty Friedan, the mother of the Feminist movement, makes it her mission to take down Phyllis.
#6 - Shirley
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 15, 2020
Shirley Chisholm makes a historic run for president, while Gloria struggles to play politics at the DNC. Phyllis takes her new anti-ERA organization national.
#9 - Jill
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 6, 2020
With a pro-ERA Republican in the White House, Phyllis protests her own party, which puts her in conflict with Republican Feminist leader, Jill Ruckelshaus.