Season #1 Episode #1
Synopsis: Succession follows a dysfunctional American global-media family.
60 min

Where am I?

Where the f*** am I?




Logan, where are you?

- Logan!

- Oh, f***.

Where am I?

It's okay.

We're in the new place.

- I'm sorry.

- It's okay.

Mm! Yeah!

Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!

♪ Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten

♪ From the Battery

to the top of Manhattan

♪ Asian, Middle-Eastern and Latin

♪ Black, white,

New York, you make it happen

♪ Brownstones, water towers,

trees, skyscrapers

Prize fighters

and Wall Street traders

♪ We come together on the subway cars ♪

What's that, man?

- We're here, Mr. Roy.

- This is it.

This is the day

we make it happen, Fikret.

You're the man, Mr. Roy.

You're the man.

We good?

Jesus Christ.

Hey, hey, hey, buddy.

Good to see you.

So, are we ready to f*** or what?

Yeah... okay.

Look, I-I'm really sorry,

but it looks like there's an issue.

Come on, I came

all the way up here, dude.

Yeah, I'm sorry..

Uh, dude.


Listen, you know I love

what you do, right?

I'd love to keep you and your

team in place, Lawrence.

I think Vaulter is the shiz.

We're the shiz?


What's it gonna take?

You want me to send a vintage

Jaguar over to your house today?

I'll do it.

Um, s-sure. look, um...

I just think bottom line,

I can deliver a lot more value

for our shareholders.

I hope we haven't inconvenienced you.

I see you. I see this.

We appreciate your interest

in our little outfit,

but I think that's it.

Come on. That's it?

That's not it. What the f*** happened?

Yo, hang on.

Hold up, hold up.

- You get the message?

- What?

I'm not letting you Neanderthals

in to rape my company.


I'm sorry?

You're a bunch of bloated dinosaurs

who didn't even notice the monkeys

swinging by till yesterday.

Well, f*** you, daddy's boy.

Hey, come on. Don't blow this up.

I got a track record from founding

one of the most exciting

new media brands in the world.

And what do you got?

Track marks from shooting junk?

Thanks for coming down.

It was great to meet you.

Sorry this isn't going to work out.

No, it's gonna work out.

No, it isn't.

Take care, dude.

F***. What the f***, Frank?


How can we salvage this?

You still want to pursue this?

Yeah, of course I wanna pursue.

I wanna announce.

This is part of the whole thing.

This is the secret sauce.

Do we need to sweeten the offer?

You wanna bump the offer another point?

Do you wanna call your dad?

Do I wanna call my dad?

No, I don't wanna call my dad.

Do you wanna call your dad?

- No.

- No?

Do you wanna call your dad?

Does anybody wanna call their dad?

Okay, nobody wants to talk

to their f***ing dad.

So, we've started, so let's

buy this f***ing company.

I'm pushing the bid to 120. okay?


How's it going?

Yeah, I'm right in the middle, Dad.

Did you close?

Yeah, it's okay.

We're not quite closed.

I'm going to 120.

So, that's good.

And are we still good

for the announcement?

Great, 'cause obviously

I'm soft floating

to, like, Frank and Rava,

and there's gossip getting soft floated.

By who?

Uh, by the ether.

I don't know.

Hey, hey, happy birthday,

you old geezer.

Look, it's exciting.

This is gonna be great for you, Dad.

Mm-hmm. I'm excited.

Waystar Royco is a family.

A family that spans four continents,

50 countries, three divisions:

Entertainment, News and Resorts.

Working together

to provide a net that

can hold the world,

or catapult it forward

to the next adventure!

Joining Waystar Royco, you're joining

one of the most dynamic news

and entertainment companies

in the world.

Feel it!

Okay, how's everyone feeling?

- Great!

- Great!


Hey. You in the room?

Okay. Well, let's go out

and give these kids

the best day of their lives, huh?

Feel it!

- Feel it!

- Feel it!


Hi, Doderick!

Whoo ooh ooh!

Woo woo woo woo woo!


Good morning!

It's Doderick!

Whoo! It's me, Doderick!

Hey, happy birthday!

Don't pull on my tail!

Don't hit Doderick!


Quit it!

Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa!

Wait, okay. Please get off.

Can you f*** off?

Can you just get the f*** off?


He's puking out of his eyes!

Protein spill.

Okay, this way, this way. Come on.


Hi, Mom.

How... Are you okay? How's it going?

Mom, sorry, but I sort of screwed up.

Well, not me, actually, but this kid.


So, this kid smoked a joint in my car.

A kid.

Like this hitchhiker kid that

I picked up this morning,

like earlier this morning.

'Cause it was raining

and I didn't want...

I didn't want him

to get sexually assaulted?


- Before I could even say anything...

- What the f***?

Aggressively takes out...

Have you ever seen, like, so, a doobie?

And the car smelled like skunk weed.

And then I guess I smelled like it.

And then

they were just like,

"Get all your stuff and go."


Did you even think for one second

to tell them who you are?

No, I thought...

I didn't wanna be an a**hole

or get into it all.

- Okay.

- I don't know.

Here's what you're gonna do.

You're gonna get a plane ticket

to New York.

It's your Uncle...

Your Great-Uncle Logan's birthday,

and they're having a big party.

I'll call Marcia

and tell her you're coming.

It's his birthday?

You're gonna go to the party.

You're gonna get him a nice gift.

And you're gonna look nice.

In a grown-up shirt

and a grown-up blazer.

A blazer?

I'll let you know.

They're not gonna budge unless

it gets to be a stupid number.

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Jesse Armstrong

Jesse Armstrong is a British comedy writer, best known for the Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show and the BBC political satire The Thick of It. more…

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