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His scientific work inspires awe, but few know the entire story of the tumultuous private life of the 20th century’s most brilliant icon, Albert Einstein. Starring Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn, National Geographic’s event series GENIUS explores his extraordinary professional achievements along with his volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships, to reveal the man behind the mind.

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His scientific work inspires awe, but few know the entire story of the tumultuous private life of the 20th century’s most brilliant icon, Albert Einstein. Starring Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn, National Geographic’s event series GENIUS explores his extraordinary professional achievements along with his volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships, to reveal the man behind the mind.

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    Einstein: Chapter One

    As anti-Semitism reaches a fever pitch in 1930s Germany, famed physicist Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) wrestles with the decision to seek refuge in America with his second wife, Elsa (Emily Watson), or to stay in solidarity with fellow Jewish academics. The struggle evokes memories of his first days as a headstrong student at Zurich Polytechnic when he met the first love of his life, Mileva Maric.

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    • 1 Hour 4 Minutes

    As anti-Semitism reaches a fever pitch in 1930s Germany, famed physicist Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) wrestles with the decision to seek refuge in America with his second wife, Elsa (Emily Watson), or to stay in solidarity with fellow Jewish academics. The struggle evokes memories of his first days as a headstrong student at Zurich Polytechnic when he met the first love of his life, Mileva Maric.

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    • 1 Hour 4 Minutes
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    Einstein: Chapter Two

    After butting heads with Mileva Maric (Samantha Colley), the only girl in his class at Zurich Polytechnic, Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) falls in love with this determined fellow student. While the passionate affair fans the flames of their mutual curiosity and love of science, their reckless abandon doesn’t go unnoticed by Einstein’s strict physics teacher, Professor Weber.

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    • 50 Minutes

    After butting heads with Mileva Maric (Samantha Colley), the only girl in his class at Zurich Polytechnic, Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) falls in love with this determined fellow student. While the passionate affair fans the flames of their mutual curiosity and love of science, their reckless abandon doesn’t go unnoticed by Einstein’s strict physics teacher, Professor Weber.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Einstein: Chapter Three

    Recent university graduate Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) struggles to make ends meet while trying to land an academic post in a scientific world rigid with tradition and protocol. After finally securing various tutoring jobs, he moves one step closer to being able to provide for his pregnant wife, Mileva (Samantha Colley), when tragedy strikes.

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    • 50 Minutes

    Recent university graduate Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) struggles to make ends meet while trying to land an academic post in a scientific world rigid with tradition and protocol. After finally securing various tutoring jobs, he moves one step closer to being able to provide for his pregnant wife, Mileva (Samantha Colley), when tragedy strikes.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Einstein: Chapter Four

    While working a day job at the Bern patent office, Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) burns the candle at both ends supported by his new wife, Mileva (Samantha Colley), fueling four papers, among them the theory of special relativity, in what will historically be considered his “miracle year.” One of the papers catches the attention of notable theoretical physicist Max Planck.

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    • 50 Minutes

    While working a day job at the Bern patent office, Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) burns the candle at both ends supported by his new wife, Mileva (Samantha Colley), fueling four papers, among them the theory of special relativity, in what will historically be considered his “miracle year.” One of the papers catches the attention of notable theoretical physicist Max Planck.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Einstein: Chapter Five

    With new teaching duties, Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) finally begins to experience the academic life he long coveted as he develops his theory of general relativity. Enjoying his first taste of acclaim among the most renowned scientific minds of Europe, Einstein falters in his familial responsibilities. His only relief comes from a visit to extended family, where he is introduced to his cousin Elsa.

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    With new teaching duties, Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) finally begins to experience the academic life he long coveted as he develops his theory of general relativity. Enjoying his first taste of acclaim among the most renowned scientific minds of Europe, Einstein falters in his familial responsibilities. His only relief comes from a visit to extended family, where he is introduced to his cousin Elsa.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Einstein: Chapter Six

    After moving his family to Berlin for work, and to be closer to his new love Elsa (Emily Watson), Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) sets out to prove his theory of general relativity. He enlists the help of an astronomer to photograph a solar eclipse in Russia, but the expedition goes awry. Einstein’s affair becomes less secret, and Elsa forces an ultimatum: divorce Mileva or lose her forever.

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    • 50 Minutes

    After moving his family to Berlin for work, and to be closer to his new love Elsa (Emily Watson), Albert Einstein (Johnny Flynn) sets out to prove his theory of general relativity. He enlists the help of an astronomer to photograph a solar eclipse in Russia, but the expedition goes awry. Einstein’s affair becomes less secret, and Elsa forces an ultimatum: divorce Mileva or lose her forever.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Einstein: Chapter Seven

    Exhausted and worn out, Albert Einstein’s (Geoffrey Rush) attempt to make scientific history is put to the test as he begins to experience health issues. Meanwhile, sweeping patriotism in the wake of the war has corrupted one of his closest friends, Fritz Haber (Richard Topol), pitting them against each other. In the German war effort, Albert is the lone scientist to refuse the call to arms.

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    • 50 Minutes

    Exhausted and worn out, Albert Einstein’s (Geoffrey Rush) attempt to make scientific history is put to the test as he begins to experience health issues. Meanwhile, sweeping patriotism in the wake of the war has corrupted one of his closest friends, Fritz Haber (Richard Topol), pitting them against each other. In the German war effort, Albert is the lone scientist to refuse the call to arms.

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    • 50 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Einstein: Chapter Eight

    Attempting to flee to the United States, Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) and his wife Elsa (Emily Watson) find that their visas have been blocked for entry by the U.S. State Department because Einstein’s politics placed him on the radar of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover (T.R. Knight). Just days before his departure, Einstein must convince the U.S. Consul in Germany that he is no threat to the country.

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    Attempting to flee to the United States, Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) and his wife Elsa (Emily Watson) find that their visas have been blocked for entry by the U.S. State Department because Einstein’s politics placed him on the radar of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover (T.R. Knight). Just days before his departure, Einstein must convince the U.S. Consul in Germany that he is no threat to the country.

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    • EPISODE 9

    Einstein: Chapter Nine

    Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) and Elsa (Emily Watson) settle into America while trying to save those he left behind. Although quantum physics continues to vex him, his focus is diverted by the splitting of the atom in Nazi Germany. When tragedy strikes, Einstein seeks comfort in the arms of a Russian woman whose intentions are unclear.

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    • 51 Minutes

    Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) and Elsa (Emily Watson) settle into America while trying to save those he left behind. Although quantum physics continues to vex him, his focus is diverted by the splitting of the atom in Nazi Germany. When tragedy strikes, Einstein seeks comfort in the arms of a Russian woman whose intentions are unclear.

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    • 51 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    Einstein: Chapter Ten

    After the atomic bomb is dropped and WWII ends, Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) assumes the role of world citizen in his elder years. Having been linked to nuclear weapons, he drowns in guilt and refocuses his efforts to prevent further wars. Inspiration strikes when a young neighbor asks him for homework help, reminding him of the joy that science once brought.

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    • 54 Minutes

    After the atomic bomb is dropped and WWII ends, Albert Einstein (Geoffrey Rush) assumes the role of world citizen in his elder years. Having been linked to nuclear weapons, he drowns in guilt and refocuses his efforts to prevent further wars. Inspiration strikes when a young neighbor asks him for homework help, reminding him of the joy that science once brought.

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    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 101

    Genius Extended Trailer

    From Executive Producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, GENIUS, will focus on Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein. The all-star cast includes Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Flynn, and Emily Watson.

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    From Executive Producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, GENIUS, will focus on Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein. The all-star cast includes Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Flynn, and Emily Watson.

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    • EPISODE 102

    Behind the Scenes with Geoffrey Rush ("Albert Einstein")

    Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush gives an inside look at playing Albert Einstein.

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    Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush gives an inside look at playing Albert Einstein.

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    • EPISODE 103

    Behind the Scenes: Ron Howard & Brian Grazer

    Ron Howard and Brian Grazer provide a glimpse behind the scenes of National Geographic's global event series, Genius.

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    Ron Howard and Brian Grazer provide a glimpse behind the scenes of National Geographic's global event series, Genius.

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    • EPISODE 104

    Behind the Scenes with Johnny Flynn

    Go on the set of Genius with Johnny Flynn and get an inside look at his breakout performance as the younger Albert Einstein.

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    Go on the set of Genius with Johnny Flynn and get an inside look at his breakout performance as the younger Albert Einstein.

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    • EPISODE 105

    Behind the Scenes with Samantha Colley

    Samantha Colley Gives an inside look at the story and playing Mileva Maric

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    Samantha Colley Gives an inside look at the story and playing Mileva Maric

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    • EPISODE 106

    Behind the Scenes: Costumes and Makeup

    Meet costume designer Sonu Mishra and makeup artist Davina Lamont whose work on the set of Genius brings the world of Albert Einstein to life.

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    Meet costume designer Sonu Mishra and makeup artist Davina Lamont whose work on the set of Genius brings the world of Albert Einstein to life.

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    • EPISODE 107

    Inside Genius: Einstein's Love Life

    Insight into the  story’s history and the Genius’s Love Life

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    Insight into the  story’s history and the Genius’s Love Life

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    • EPISODE 108

    Inside Genius: Two Einsteins (w/ Geoffrey Rush & Johnny Flynn)

    Both actors give an inside look at the story and playing the Genius

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    Both actors give an inside look at the story and playing the Genius

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    • EPISODE 109

    Inside Genius: Einstein's Escape From Hitler

    The story behind Einstein’s escape from Germany and the fascist regime

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    The story behind Einstein’s escape from Germany and the fascist regime

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    • EPISODE 110

    Behind the Scenes: Emily Watson

    Emily Watson ('Elsa Einstein') takes us behind the scenes of Genius, and reveals what it's like to be Geoffrey Rush's work wife.

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    Emily Watson ('Elsa Einstein') takes us behind the scenes of Genius, and reveals what it's like to be Geoffrey Rush's work wife.

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    • EPISODE 111

    The Making of ‘Genius’

    Go on the set for an exclusive inside-look at the making of Genius, featuring interviews with Ron Howard, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Johnny Flynn, and more.

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    Go on the set for an exclusive inside-look at the making of Genius, featuring interviews with Ron Howard, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Johnny Flynn, and more.

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    • EPISODE 112

    Inside Genius: What Does 'Genius' Mean

    On the set of National Geographic's Genius starring Geoffrey Rush, cast and crew members answer what the word 'genius' means to them.

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    On the set of National Geographic's Genius starring Geoffrey Rush, cast and crew members answer what the word 'genius' means to them.

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