The Harry & Meghan series is a collaboration between Prince Harry and his wife with Netflix that was officially launched on December 8.
While in England, King Charles III and Queen Camilla are enjoying breakfast, and the Welsh family is busy sending their children to school, millions of Royal fans around the world will enjoy the fruits of a few years. by Harry and Meghan.
No stranger, it is a 6-episode series, the result of a collaboration between the Sussex family and an online film company. At 15:00 pm on December 8 in Vietnam time, the first 3 episodes of the series were simultaneously released to the audience, with a total duration of nearly 3 hours.
The King and Queen, as well as Prince William’s family, will probably not see the film in person, but leave that to the courtiers. In the event that there are special attacks that damage the Royal Family, it is very likely that they will not sit idly by.
The timing of the release of the series also “accidentally” coincides with the date the first British 50p coin with the image of King Charles III will go into circulation.
Here is the full content of the first 3 episodes of Harry & Meghan.
Episode 1: The Love Story of the Royal Couple
The beginning of episode 1 focuses on why the couple did this project – to protect their small family and speak from the insider’s perspective. Harry insists he wants the documentary series to combat fake news about them.
In the process, there were many interviews of the filmmaker with the couple, their friends, and videos they recorded themselves.
After the trailer is the main part of the episode – how the two come together.
As both told, they first met in July 2016, through Instagram and a mutual friend. After that, the two had their first dates and proved to be very compatible. At that time, Meghan was looking for a solo journey in the UK, and meeting Harry was like her destiny.
The kiss in the early stages of getting to know each other of the Sussex couple
They share each other’s first memories, like Harry being late for the first date or Meghan being so outspoken and opening the door for a second date.
The plot then moves on to Harry’s childhood and how he witnessed his mother, as well as the royal brothers, endure constant media scrutiny. After the death of his mother, the pressure increases when Harry has rumors related to drugs.
But the event that changed his whole life and led to Meghan’s destiny later was Africa. Leaving his youth to play, Harry decided to save himself with charity activities on this continent for many years. In 2016, he asked Meghan to come to Bostwana with him and it was a trip that bonded the two.
In addition to the main part of the couple’s narration, the episode is dominated by friends’ comments about their “fated” connections between the two of them. Knowing the pressures of being a public figure, they tried to keep their relationship a secret for the first three months.
The couple also revealed a never-before-seen photo of their small family member – the pet dog
At the end of the episode, the news about the two dating broke out to the British tabloids, changing their lives completely. From here, the future royal bride – who Harry describes as very similar to his mother – begins to get a taste of the media.
Episode 2: Meghan’s Pressure
The episode begins with footage from 2021 showing that the two are facing great pressure from both the paparazzi and social media with horrible words, related to her conflict with the Royal Family.
The episode continues with Meghan’s mother and friends telling about her childhood and the process of growing up the actress.
When news of the couple’s dating broke, Meghan immediately felt the first pressures, with the main issue causing discrimination for her, race.
According to Meghan, the public’s feelings for the couple were positive at first, but things gradually changed because of one thing, her race.
Episode 2 has many passages from Meghan’s biological mother
Because of concerns that Meghan might be discriminated against because of her background, Harry asked the Royal Family to take measures to protect her. He described their attitude back then as rather indifferent and hesitant. Also during the dating period, Meghan faced tremendous pressure of scrutiny from the tabloids.
The two also discussed not going to repeat their parents’ mistakes. Both Harry’s parents and Meghan’s parents had unhappy marriages that ended in divorce.
Then there are her first difficulties when joining the “system”, from meeting the Queen for the first time as “a shock” to the complicated rules of the Royal Family.
The episode ends with the two getting engaged.
Episode 3: The first “shots”
At the beginning of the episode, Meghan made a shocking revelation: the couple’s public actions at the time of their engagement were “a reality show”, from official interviews, to costumes. , rings, to every action and word…
Even praising other members of the royal family was staged, and the real story was not told at the time, Meghan revealed.
The episode continues to surprise as it doesn’t shy away from recalling Britain’s controversial history. The message here is, when an African-American girl marries a British Prince, has history really turned the page?
The Sussex family implies the whole family is the tool of the tabloid media
In the sequel, Harry reveals a fact: British tabloids have had a special relationship with the Royal Family for more than 30 years now; In exchange for the royal family’s financial resources, they will become famous figures for the tabloids to exploit their private lives.
In that media machine, Meghan, close family members and her friends are portrayed as particularly vulnerable victims.
The episode continues to delve deeper into the depiction of racism in the unconscious prejudices of members of the Royal Family, which Harry also admits to having made, in order to explain the racial story that Meghan tried. told for many years.
The couple then mentioned more struggles with the media and pre-wedding royal routines, most of which were difficult for Meghan.
The two also opened up about their relationship with their father-in-law – Mr. Thomas Markle .
Next, she shared that her biological father, Thomas Markle, did not agree with her or Harry’s wedding, even selling their story to the press. In the end, he also did not attend the wedding and the father-son relationship has seriously broken since then. Harry admitted his fault, and indirectly his role in the Royal Family affected the relationship of his wife and father.
The remaining 3 episodes of the Harry & Meghan series will be aired on December 15.