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Netflix Makes Volodymyr Zelenskyy's Show ‘Servant of the People' Available to U.S. Streamers

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  • "Servant of the People," the satirical comedy series starring Ukraine's now-President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has returned to Netflix in the U.S.
  • The show follows a teacher who unexpectedly becomes president after a video of him complaining about corruption goes viral.
  • The series began in 2015 and ran for three seasons, ending when Zelenskyy launched an actual campaign for the position in 2019.

"Servant of the People," the satirical comedy series created by and starring Ukraine's now-President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has returned to Netflix in the U.S.

"You asked and it's back," the streaming service wrote in a tweet Wednesday announcing the return of the series. It's available to stream starting Wednesday.

The show follows a high school history teacher, played by Zelenskyy, who unexpectedly becomes president after a video of him complaining about corruption goes viral.

The series began in 2015 and ran for three seasons, ending when Zelenskyy launched an actual campaign for the position in 2019 under the banner of a new political party, also called Servant of the People. He won in a landslide, collecting more than 73% of the votes, and became the president of Ukraine later that year.

Zelenskyy has become the face of Ukrainian resistance in recent weeks as he seeks to stave off an ongoing Russian invasion of his country. He has posted frequent videos on social media, addressed world leaders and become something of a global household name.

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