The BEST episodes of Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union

Every episode of Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union!

The journey of Barack Obama, from his early upbringing to his time as the 44th U.S. president, set against the backdrop of the country's unfolding racial history.

Last Updated: 2/24/2024Network: HBOStatus: Ended
Part 2
17 votes

#1 - Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/4/2021

After announcing his bid for the White House, Obama faces constant pressure on the campaign trail to define his identity.

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Part 3
17 votes

#2 - Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/5/2021

As president, Obama confronts formidable hurdles with a divided Congress and faces criticism as the nation grapples with police brutality.​

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Part 1
19 votes

#3 - Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/3/2021

A look back at Obama's upbringing, his early days in Hawaii, and his pursuit of higher education at Columbia University and Harvard Law School. Through archival interviews, Obama reflects on the impact of an estranged father, growing up biracial, and his evolving relationship with the Black community in Chicago, where he worked as a community organizer.

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