Albert II Season 1
Albert II Season 1
First Air Date: September 08, 2013
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1x05 De laatste koning van België (October 06, 2013)
After the 2007 elections, Albert II has a difficult task ahead of him. The political differences in the two parts of the country will eventually lead to the longest government forming ever. Private life isn't going much better either. Laurent travels to Congo, making a mess of things yet again, and Filip demands a bigger role in the government negotiations. Albert II is tired and thinks of abdicating, but Filip still hasn't managed to convince the public of his capabilities...
1x04 De verloren zoon (September 29, 2013)
Albert II is recovering from a major heart surgery. Meanwhile Filip is getting on the nerves of some politicians because of some strong remarks regarding the Flemish separatist party "Vlaams Belang". Laurent turns out to have used money from the Belgian navy to renovate his own villa. Queen Fabiola tries to fix things to prevent the Royal Family from falling apart.
1x03 De bastaard van Laken (September 22, 2013)
By the end of the 90s, Albert is getting more proficient at the game that is politics. The change of power from Dehaene to Verhofstadt runs smoothly. The book of a young journalist about the existence of a bastard daughter changes all that. His sons Filip and Laurent don't make the situation any easier. The king is tired and during one of the hardest moments of his life, his heart gives up.
1x02 Ik zal handhaven (September 15, 2013)
Shortly after being sworn in as the new king, it becomes clear that Albert is quite inexperienced. King Albert II is regarded as a temporary figure. Then the country is shaken by the disappearance and murder of several young girls. Albert arises as a capable and powerful man, one that cannot be neglected by the government.
1x01 Vive le roi (September 08, 2013)
Following the sudden death of king Boudewijn of Belgium, his brother Albert feels obliged to take up his rights as crown prince. His son, Filip, is not pleased with this decision. Albert quickly realizes how difficult it is to fill the space left by Boudewijn.