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A royal woman living in rural Austria during the 18th century is forced to choose between her own personal happiness and the future of Russia, when she marries an Emperor.


The Great: Once Upon a Time  Season 3, Episode 10

Court scientist Nikolai announces a comet is about to pass Russia, a phenomenon Catherine uses to her advantage while unearthing a new side of her leadership in the face of some huge challenges.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 30, 2023 at 10:51 AM - 8 comments

The Great: Destiny  Season 3, Episode 9

Catherine orders Grigor to hide out in the forest with Paul and plays a dangerous game with herself to prove that her destiny lies in Russia, while grappling with the impact Peter's decisions have on her rule.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 30, 2023 at 10:49 AM - 1 comment

The Great: Peter and the Wolf  Season 3, Episode 8

Catherine introduces divorce to the court with unforeseen consequences. Grigor befriends Maxim and takes him stag hunting, while Elizabeth and Petrov go on a trip to the regions.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 26, 2023 at 9:25 AM - 1 comment

The Great: Fun  Season 3, Episode 7

Catherine wants to bring more fun to the court, so she stages a festival of truth, jokes and stunningly clever ideas with Georgina's help. Katya puts on a play challenging Catherine's reign and Catherine samples Peter's salty desserts.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 26, 2023 at 9:24 AM - 4 comments

The Great: Ice  Season 3, Episode 6

Catherine tries to persuade Peter to come home whilst Hugo re-doubles his attempts to regain his kingdom. Georgina continues to play her complicated court games.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 23, 2023 at 3:54 PM - 4 comments

The Great: Sweden  Season 3, Episode 5

Peter is once again tormented by his father's expectations and his failure to continue the legacy of his empire. Catherine must decide to do about the unrest being stirred up in the regions, but Velementov is in no state to help her.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 23, 2023 at 3:53 PM - 1 comment

The Great: Stag  Season 3, Episode 4

Arkady and Tatyana help Peter and Catherine through a rough patch as they clash over their son, Paul, whom Catherine fears will grow up to be a ruthless leader and so refuses to ordain him, to the alarm of Archie and Elizabeth.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 22, 2023 at 12:14 PM - 4 comments

The Great: You The People  Season 3, Episode 3

Catherine involves the peasants, nobles and merchants in a conference designed to bring change to Russia. Peter's hunt for revenge on an historic enemy threatens to destabilize Catherine's attempt to outlaw murder.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 22, 2023 at 12:09 PM - 4 comments

The Great: Choose Your Weapon  Season 3, Episode 2

Catherine is visited by the UK and US ambassadors both wanting her to intervene in the War of Independence. Maxim takes issue with the public displays of affection between Grigor and Marial.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 15, 2023 at 8:56 AM - 3 comments

The Great: The Bullet or the Bear  Season 3, Episode 1

Catherine and Peter seek some marriage guidance after the chaotic events of the previous day left them in an awkward place in their relationship.
posted by Parasite Unseen on May 12, 2023 at 8:50 PM - 7 comments

The Great: Season 2  Season 2 (Full Season)

The Great returns for a second season — huzzah! Season 2 trailer [more inside]
posted by gladly on Dec 3, 2021 at 10:49 AM - 14 comments

The Great: All Episodes  Season 1 (Full Season)

The Great, an occasionally true story, is an American comedy-drama miniseries loosely based on the rise of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. All episodes available on Hulu. [more inside]
posted by jeoc on May 25, 2020 at 7:23 AM - 22 comments