Season 1, Episode 9:
Though Birgitte is surprised at the Defense Minister's choice of new fighter jets, she allows him to announce the decision publicly on the government's behalf. Unpleasant surprises surface in the wake of the big plane purchase, triggering allegations of corruption that have consequences even for Birgitte's husband, who has accepted a new job.
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This internationally acclaimed Danish political drama tells the story of charismatic politician Birgitte Nyborg who unexpectedly becomes Denmark’s first female prime minister.