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Old 11-01-2013, 21:15   #41
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Season 2 starts on Sunday.

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Old 10-03-2013, 21:45   #42
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If people talked about Seinfeld like they talk about Girls: http://www.collegehumor.com/article/...lk-about-girls
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american version of miranda.
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Old 16-03-2013, 16:30   #44
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american version of miranda.
Wow, an insightful critique there. I'm going to assume you've seen neither show.
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Last weeks ep contained probably the most graphic scene ive seen so far on tv. Spartacus wouldnt even show that.
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american version of miranda.
I hope someone reads this and decides to give Girls a go, based on finding Miranda hilarious.
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Old 16-03-2013, 17:16   #48
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or ?
Both given the circumstances.
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What, in that it's a successful show written by and starring a *gasp* woman? Get over it, really. Times are changing.
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Liked the last episode but slowly hating Hannah more and more.

Oh and the Miranda likeness **** off!!
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Old 18-03-2013, 16:01   #51
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yes, good episode that kind of had a closure vibe about it. no series 3?

i don't think hannah is supposed to be a likeable character. none of them are. they're interesting, but very flawed. although, with hannah, you can at least see where her many flaws comes from.
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the "bad sex"/"gray rape" scene has been getting a lot of chatter on the feminist & sexuality blogs - I must check this show out, it sounds right up my back passage.
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I think the tail-end of Season 2 has done a lot of damage to what was a fresh, hilarious and relevant show. Throwing in Hannah's extreme OCD without any prior reference to it was a HUGE misstep as it overpowered the last 3 episodes. Surely it would've manifested in some way prior to this (given the various stresses Hannah has encountered) had they not just decided to toss it in when they did? They should've held it back for Season 3 and used these episodes to give us hints and her history first.
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There was prior reference.

It was only a few lines though.
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Season 3 starting in Jan, first proper trailer released.



I thought it took a rather steep nose dive in quality last season - just seemed to have lost a lot of what made it a quiet revolution in the first season. Still, will definitely see where it goes next.
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Is anyone still watching this? I gave up before last season as pretty much all the character are entitled, vile little bitches. Just wondering if it's same old, same old or if Lena Dunham is growing as a writer. I see it's still getting decent reviews but it was just not enjoyable to watch for me.
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Old 31-03-2017, 12:29   #57
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The wife and I still do. You can tell it's the last season, as a few episodes in the characters are finally growing up a bit.
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I really enjoyed the first 4 seasons - some of the best TV ever, imo, and amazing that Lena can pump this stuff out in her 20s.

But season 5 took a massive nosedive for me - it just seemed too contrived with the characters having nowhere to go and little to do, like she'd used up all the best material. And a couple of scenes I found laughably bad (in a bad way) and completely out of character (knickerless for boss and the van bj). Overall, there were only a few ideas and scenes that reminded you of just how good it had been.

I've not started on S6 yet, but I'm glad she's ending it if S5 is anything to go by.

Meanwhile, I am enjoying her book more than I thought I would, and can recommend it to fans of the show as it's all different material -
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
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Each season continues to be poorer than the previous but there still remains some good writing/observations here & there.

Highlight this season was the entire episode with just Hannah interacting with a writer (played brilliantly by Matthew Rhys). The dialogue/writing was superb. Thought-provoking, clever & very funny.
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It was with some trepidation that I approached S6, but thankfully it's back on form again. There is certainly some repetition in story and ideas, some of the plot progression was clunky and some eps were rushed, but it was funny and engaging again in a way that S5 definitely wasn't (for me).

I agree about the writer episode, particularly in light of recent news events, it was interesting to see the dynamic played out, and very well acted/scripted.

BUT the final episode was TERRIBLE, even worse than the lows of S5. I'm really not sure what they were doing here, as the whole setting was largely unbelievable. I was even hoping it was all a dream, at one point ! So much clumsy preaching, unrealistic dialogue, that house didn't seem lived in at all, and terrible acting from the 'teenager' at the end.

So if you gave up after S5, then definitely give S6 a go, and either stop after ep9 (a perfect way to end) or watch ep10 through your fingers and groan/shout at the screen.
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