The BEST episodes of Mrs. America

Every episode of Mrs. America ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Mrs. America!

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.

Last Updated: 12/13/2023Network: HuluStatus: Ended
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Houston
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8.29
245 votes

#1 - Houston

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/20/2020

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.

Directors: Janicza Bravo
Writer: Dahvi Waller
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Reagan
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8.00
229 votes

#2 - Reagan

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/27/2020

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.

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Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc
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7.83
237 votes

#3 - Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/29/2020

Phyllis and Fred Schlafly debate superstar Feminist couple Brenda and Marc Feigan-Fasteau on television.

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Bella
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7.65
219 votes

#4 - Bella

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/13/2020

Bella is put in charge of the first ever government-funded National Women's Conference. Phyllis and her women clash over how to best disrupt the conference.

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Betty
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7.64
245 votes

#5 - Betty

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/22/2020

As Stop ERA grows and gains media attention, Betty Friedan, the mother of the Feminist movement, makes it her mission to take down Phyllis.

Directors: Amma Asante
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Shirley
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7.62
272 votes

#6 - Shirley

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

Directors: Amma Asante
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Gloria
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7.59
305 votes

#7 - Gloria

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/15/2020

While Phyllis mobilizes grassroots support in her fight against the ERA, Gloria Steinem fends off Bella Abzug's attempts to drag her further into the political game.

Writer: Dahvi Waller
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Jill
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7.53
230 votes

#8 - Jill

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/6/2020

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.

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Phyllis
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7.52
386 votes

#9 - Phyllis

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/15/2020

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly considers another run for Congress, amid the women's movement's push for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Writer: Dahvi Waller
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