Netflix’s The Diplomat seems realistic as it follows some familiar political storylines. Keri Russell stars as Kate Wyler in the eight-episode drama series, which has already been picked up for a second season due to its popularity. Kate is the new ambassador to the United Kingdom and is dealing with an unhappy marriage with her husband, Hal Wyler, portrayed by Rufus Sewell. The show explores the difficulties of upkeeping relationships, whether romantic, like Kate’s marriage, or the relationship between two countries. The Diplomat showcases some very real topics between countries in the real world, causing it to feel authentic.