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The first season of Bridgerton premiered December 25, 2020 on Netflix. The season consists of 8 episodes.

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The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn's bestselling novels.

Summary[]

Bridgerton follows Daphne Bridgerton, the eldest daughter of the powerful Bridgerton family as she makes her debut onto Regency London's competitive marriage market. Hoping to follow in her parents' footsteps and find a match sparked by true love, Daphne's prospects initially seem to be unrivaled. But as her older brother begins to rule out her potential suitors, the high society scandal sheet written by the mysterious Lady Whistledown casts aspersions on Daphne. Enter the highly desirable and rebellious Duke of Hastings, committed bachelor and the catch of the season for the debutantes' mamas. Despite proclaiming that they want nothing the other has to offer, their attraction is undeniable and sparks fly as they find themselves engaged in an increasing battle of wits while navigating society's expectations for their future.

Bridgerton is a romantic, scandalous, and quick-witted series that celebrates the timelessness of enduring friendships, families finding their way, and the search for a love that conquers all.

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Notes and Trivia[]

  • Filming for this season wrapped in late February 2020.
  • Netflix announced that 82 million households had watched the first season by in the first 28 days after its release, making it the most-watched original series launch in the platform's history.

Episodes[]

No. in series No. in season Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "Diamond of the First Water" Julie Anne Robinson Chris Van Dusen December 25, 2020
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Daphne debuts on London's marriage market as a new gossip sheets sets high society atwitter and Simon, the eligible Duke of Hastings, returns to town.
2 2 "Shock and Delight" Tom Verica Janet Lin December 25, 2020
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Simon's apparent courtship of Daphne angers her brother Anthony and threatens to ruin the arrangements he made. Marina opens up to a curious Penelope.
3 3 "Art of the Swoon" Tom Verica Leila Cohan-Miccio December 25, 2020
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After Daphne catches the eye of a royal suitor, she turns to Simon for relationship advice. Lady Featherington tries to browbeat Marina into marriage.
4 4 "An Affair of Honor" Sheree Folkson Abby McDonald December 25, 2020
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Daphne receives a stunning gift from Prince Friedrich but soon courts scandal at a ball. Eloise searches for clues to Lady Whistledown's identity.
5 5 "The Duke and I" Sheree Folkson Joy C. Mitchell December 25, 2020
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To fend off rumors about their garden escapade, Simon and Daphne must make a personal appeal to the queen. Marina's wedlock scheme dismays Penelope.
6 6 "Swish" Julie Anne Robinson Sarah Dollard December 25, 2020
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On her honeymoon, Daphne discovers just how misinformed she is about the physical aspects of the marital bed. Colin comes to a decision about Marina.
7 7 "Oceans Apart" Alrick Riley Jay Ross & Abby McDonald December 25, 2020
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Amid accusations of lies and betrayal, a rift forms between the newlyweds, while a deception of another kind could besmirch the Bridgerton family name.
8 8 "After the Rain" Alrick Riley Chris Van Dusen December 25, 2020
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The duke and the duchess's season-ending ball signals a turning point for their marriage – and ushers in changes of fortune and fate to those around them.

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