The Premise

The BEST episodes of The Premise

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Anthology series that uses the boldest issues of our times as a jumping off point to tell singular, character-driven stories about the world we live in today.

Last Updated: 5/23/2022Network: Hulu
Butt Plug
49 votes

#1 - Butt Plug

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/7/2021

A once-poor child of immigrants who has now become one of the world’s richest men presents a chance at redemption to his former school bully: an uninterrupted hour with his board of directors to pitch a very specific product.

Directors: Jake Schreier
Moment of Silence
77 votes

#2 - Moment of Silence

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/16/2021

After losing his daughter to gun violence, a grieving father pursues a new job as a PR director at the National Gun Lobby, where he’s befriended by a coworker who starts to suspect the man’s motives may be far more dangerous than they seem.

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Social Justice Sex Tape
88 votes

#3 - Social Justice Sex Tape

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/16/2021

When a white, woke, twenty-something ally to social justice causes discovers video evidence of a disputed police incident in the background of his highly embarrassing sex tape, a savvy young lawyer and her mentor strategize on how to best use the tape and witness to save an innocent man from prison.

Directors: Kitao Sakurai
The Ballad of Jesse Wheeler
57 votes

#4 - The Ballad of Jesse Wheeler

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/23/2021

A pop megastar returns to his high school to pledge a donation to build a new library, but instead promises to have sex with the school’s valedictorian as an academic achievement prize. The promise inspires the disillusioned Abbi along with the rest of the student body, while the star’s manager and the school’s principal desperately try to walk back the promise.

Directors: B.J. Novak
The Commenter
46 votes

#5 - The Commenter

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/30/2021

A young woman with a happy life and loving partner becomes obsessed with a critical anonymous comment online, eventually upending her life in a quest for the commenter’s approval. Also starring Sylvia Grace Crim and Benjamin Clement.

Directors: Darya Zhuk
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