• Netflix's The Politician stars Ben Platt, known for his Broadway roles and the Pitch Perfect movies. 1 / 8

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  • The show was created by the producers of Glee, so naturally there's some singing. 2 / 8

  • In the first episode, Payton's friend and lover commits suicide. 3 / 8

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  • Payton sings Joni Mitchell's "River" at the school's memorial. 4 / 8

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  • Later, he sings the duet "Unworthy of Your Love" from Stephen Sondheim's musical Assassins... 5 / 8

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  • With Zoey Deutch, who plays Payton's running mate, Infinity. 6 / 8

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  • In the season finale, he sings Billy Joel's "Vienna." 7 / 8

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