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Old 11-08-2019, 02:45 PM
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Servant of the People with Volodymyr Zelensky


I'm sure you've all heard that Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of Ukraine, used to be an actor and comedian, but did you know that one of his most popular roles was playing.... the President of Ukraine! What a story!

Well I had to see that for myself, so I've started watching "Слуга народа" - which seems to sometimes be translated as "Servant of the People" and sometimes "Servant of the Nation".

I'm not a big fan of sitcoms, but this one is fairly funny, and Zelensky is a good actor playing a likeable character. It's the story of how a humble high school teacher kind of accidentally became president, so most of the humor so far is about the contrast between life in his working class family and the life of a president, his naiveté about the presidency and so on.

Here's the trailer and the first two episodes (with English subtitles):
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Old 11-08-2019, 03:30 PM
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Oops, that's not the right link for the first season trailer, that's for one of the later seasons.
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