The Netflix hit “Harry & Meghan” tells the story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and their controversial split from the British crown in early 2020. The two-part docuseries, composed of six, one-hour long episodes, explores the couple’s meeting, marriage and controversy with both the royal family and the British press.
Vol. 1 of the series, which includes three one-hour long episodes, opened how any story of a couple would — with their first meeting and falling in love. The three episodes, while touching on the relentlessness of the British press and the drama circulating Markle’s family leading up to the pair’s wedding, were sappy and focused a great deal on the couple’s love for one another — a bit that left many feeling unsatisfied and like victims of clickbait.
It cannot be denied that vol. 1 of the series includes nothing more than what was given in the couple’s tell-all with Oprah Winfrey. It is well-known that the Duke and Duchess have an estranged relationship with the royal family and they made sure not to hold back their opinions on the decade-long traditions of the crown. Viewers of the series have similar opinions that Markle’s comments on the family were at times unnecessary and insensitive.
The first two episodes’ plotlines mirror one another. Episode one touches on the couple’s meeting and Prince Harry’s upbringing, while…