Air Date: July 15th, 2012
A woman and her family struggle through the complicated world of politics.
Season 1 - Episode 6 : Resignation Day Aug 19, 2012
Garcetti hinders Elaine's plan to resign; Douglas decides to come clean about his betrayal.
Season 1 - Episode 5 : 16 Hours Aug 12, 2012
Elaine is torn; Bud learns the truth about TJ.'s suicide attempt; Susan gains unlimited access to the submarine rescue mission.
Season 1 - Episode 4 : Lost Boys Aug 5, 2012
Elaine finds the country in a diplomatic crisis; T.J. struggles to find support from his family; Anne accidentally reveals Elaine's political intentions.
Season 1 - Episode 3 : The Woman Problem Jul 29, 2012
Elaine announces her plan to run; Bud, Douglas and T.J. take a fishing trip; Garcetti hatches a plan; Susan lets Alex in on her story.
Season 1 - Episode 2 : Second Time Around Jul 22, 2012
Bud is sent to diffuse the hostage situation; Susan finds herself close to the action; Douglas learns that Elaine plans to run again; T.J. resorts to old habits.
Political Animals hews fairly closely to the USA tone and smartly employs any number of light-drama conventions, thus it can likely be enjoyed simply as an entertainment Show More
The show's tone [is] vulgar, jolly and winning. [16 Jul 2012, p.39] Show More
Think the Clintons meet "Dallas" in D.C. And that, for six episodes, may be enough. Show More