Topic is the criminally good streaming service from Kino Lorber and First Look Entertainment for thrillers, mysteries, dramas and documentaries from around the world, serving viewers who crave entertainment beyond the mainstream. Whether it’s a Nordic-noir crime thriller (The Killing), an Italian supernatural drama (Christian), or a haunting true crime docu-series from the UK (The Missing Children), Topic expands your view of the world.
After Merlí gives Gerard girl advice, his interest in Gerard’s mother, Gina, grows when he sees that she’s a fellow straight-talker. He also has a breakthrough with Ivan and steals a test copy that ends up in Bruno’s hands.
After Bruno invites Pol over to study, he lets his feelings slip and complicates their friendship. When they get perfect test scores, they’re accused of cheating and Merlí is also suspected in the scheme. Will it cost him his job?
In the spirit of Socrates, Merlí tells his students they must question the values imposed on them by their parents, which angers Joan’s strict father. He takes Ivan outside his comfort zone to disastrous consequences and gets closer to Gina.
Berta’s home life is revealed, which explains her need for sympathy and attention. Merlí and Gina have a bad fight after she finds out about his relationship with Laia. Merlí keeps pushing Ivan to step out and suggests a visit from Bruno.