Sunday 10:00 PM on HBO Premiered Apr 15, 2012 Between Seasons



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Season 3 : Episode 12

Show Summary

This show takes a comically wry and offbeat look at the ups and downs of a group of twenty-something girlfriends living in New York City. The cast includes creator, Lena Dunham, as Hannah, an intern at a publishing house in SoHo; Marnie, a motivated assistant at a political PR firm and Jessa, a down-to-earth girl who wants to be an artist and teacher.

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham

Hannah Horvath

Allison Williams

Allison Williams

Marnie Michaels

Jemima Kirke

Jemima Kirke

Jessa Johansson

Zosia Mamet

Zosia Mamet

Shoshanna Shapiro

Adam Driver

Adam Driver

Adam Sackler

Alex Karpovsky

Alex Karpovsky

Ray Ploshansky

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  • Entertained, but unimpressed

    Although I general enjoy watching this show, I am also kind of offended when people refer to it as an accurate depiction of the post-college world of young adult women. As a member of this demographic, I couldn't disagree more. I like to think that my peers and I are more than over-priveleged, self-absorbed whiners.
  • Can't stand it!!!!

    For some reason my wife loves this show. She will watch the same 30 episodes over and over and cant take it any more!!! Guess it gives me more time to play Crystal Bloom though...
  • Well...

    Did like season one. Started to watch season two and already bored with the party...
  • Best show on television...

    when is it coming back?
  • Dunham - the Girl's speaker.

    Lena Dunham's "Girls" is a series that takes itself mildly seriously. This is a good thing because never has there been a show or movie that really spoke 'girl' to girls. It's a series that has gained mixed reviews, from both critics and viewers. A series that is sometimes daring, for going places that mean judgement. It is also a very funny and satisfying series

    I've grown to Dunham; I enjoyed her little film "Tiny Furniture". Here is a full grown woman, only 24, yet she is daring and also brilliant. Like the Woody Allen for young Girls who are seeming to get things together. Not only did she create the series, she writes it, directs it, is an executive producer (along with Judd Apatow) and is the show's star.

    She plays Hannah, a young girl who is trying to get her life together. Her parents cut her out their pay, she is nerve wrecked over diseases, is sometimes clueless with the things she says, jobless and finds the most trouble in a mixed relationship with another troubled person, a boy named Adam (Adam Driver).

    The series centers Hannah and three unique and sexy girls; her best friend Marnie (Allison Williams), their fast talking, unusual friend Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) and her incredibly hot British cousin Jessa (Jemima Kirke). Marnie, the more successful, seems to never know what to do with her ex-boyfriend and lover Charlie (Christopher Abbott). Jessa finds herself in a line to getting an abortion and marrying a weirdo (Chris O'Dowd). Shoshanna is a funny one, more cleaner than the rest, finds herself becoming more and more erotic when she finally commits a relationship with the always smart mouth Ray (Alex Karpovsky).

    I like this series for many reasons, though I am not a girl, I feel as if this series speaks for boys as well. Consider the Adam, Ray and Charlie characters -- boys who are evoked to their own necessities. Who don't witness their flaws and who seem to find themselves in control and off through the bumps.

    I like the writing, which is honestly hilarious and seems to always allow its characters to make smart mistakes. Dunham is in the same level with great comedy writers. Apatow, Allen, John Hughes. There is a small list of great writers it is rare to see that. Because these writers care and understand their characters and we do too.

    Lena Dunham is great. But Adam Driver owns season two with his sometimes snarky and perverted Adam. Williams, Mamet and especially Kirke fill the screen with sexual prime and their modest self absorbed remarks.

    Hannah is one of the most challenging roles in TV. There is a lot to like about her and we do understand her character, her decisions and choice of words. Dunham's "Girls" is one of the most honest and challenging shows you'll see and it has fun being too honest.moreless

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    • Strange but good show!
      Is it just me or does the way they film this show and the clothes they wear sometimes make it seem like their from the70's or 80's...
    • Thoughts on Season One
      No comments on the show, one year in? Staggering. :( Even though I don't agree with the critical consensus insofar that Lena buil...

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