The Porter

In the early 1920s in St. Antoine, Montreal, train porters Junior Massey and Zeke Garret, and their families, colleagues, and community pursue diverging paths to a better life (Inspired by history).

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Episodes Season 1

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    In 1921, friends and train porters Junior and Zeke find their unbreakable bond stretched to its limits when tragedy inspires them to take conflicting paths to a better life.

  • 1. Episode 1

    Train porters and best friends JUNIOR MASSEY and ZEKE GARRET are galvanized to take different – and dangerous – actions after a tragedy occurs on the job.

  • 2. Episode 2

    Junior finds himself in debt to notorious Chicago gangster MISS QUEENIE. Zeke takes a risk to advance his cause. Lucy’s new relationship impacts her career. Marlene makes an unlikely friend.

  • 3. Episode 3

    Junior starts a gambling sideline backed by Queenie. Zeke’s pursuit of union integration costs the community. Lucy finds her Stardust dream at risk. Marlene campaigns for an essential medical clinic.

  • 4. Episode 4

    Junior gets a chilling glimpse at Queenie’s capacity for violence. Zeke and Marlene’s road-trip reignites an old spark. Lucy’s big debut as a featured performer makes her contemplate a different path.

  • 5. Episode 5

    Queenie tries to keep Junior close. Fay offers Marlene some help for her clinic. Zeke’s proximity to Edwards leads to a devastating truth. Lucy may have found her ticket to the big time.

  • 6. Episode 6

    Junior takes a risky new angle on Queenie’s numbers game. Marlene’s split focus leads to a mother’s worst nightmare. Zeke seizes an opportunity to show the power of unity. Lucy bets on herself.

  • 7. Episode 7

    Dinger blackmails Junior. A police raid puts Marlene and her clinic in jeopardy. Zeke leverages an unlikely ally to put integration to a vote. Lucy’s new shot at stardom could cost her everything.

  • 8. Episode 8

    Junior tries to eliminate his greatest threats. Marlene’s efforts to reconcile with Fay could be too late. Lucy faces the consequences of her betrayal. Zeke makes a final plea for union integration.

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