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A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s.

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 15 wins & 92 nominations. See more awards »

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 Hannah Horvath (62 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Marnie Michaels (55 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Jessa Johansson (53 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Adam Sackler (49 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Shoshanna Shapiro (48 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Ray Ploshansky (42 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Elijah Krantz (35 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Desi Harperin (25 episodes, 2014-2017)
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The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna. Written by Anonymous

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15 April 2012 (USA)  »

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On July 14, 2016, Peter MacNicol (who plays Jeff Kane on the TV series Veep) was Emmy-nominated in the outstanding guest actor in a comedy series category. However, less than a week later, a Hollywood Reporter article reported that his nomination was rescinded when the Academy of Television and Arts and Sciences, the body that awards the Emmys, determined that MacNicol had appeared on too many episodes in one season (5 out of a total of 10) to be considered eligible as a guest. The Academy's qualification for "guest" status rests on having appeared in fewer than 50% of a season's total episodes; MacNichol appeared in only about 10 seconds of that fifth episode, but he was still disqualified. The Academy also specified that the new nominee would be the actor who originally won the next-highest number of votes without actually being nominated. Several days after MacNichol's disqualification, that actor turned out to be Peter Scolari, who was nominated for playing Tad Horvath on Girls. On September 10, 2016, Peter Scolari actually won that Emmy. See more »

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what is realistic?
9 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I know it's only a show, but I am SO tired, bored in fact, with the laziness of writers and producers who, for the sake of entertainment (and advertising dollars)continue mining the same sad, vaguely misogynistic territory where women are laughable, but not funny.

It's like the underlying message is: never mind, woman are just silly, not to be taken seriously. Makes women less of a threat professionally, socially. You can't admire, cheer on, (or fear) women as flat out lost as Hannah and her friends.

Girls is no more realistic (or relate-able) than Sex In The City was - single women in NYC, w/o steady full time employment? Who IS paying their rent? (I am a single woman in NYC. Cheap,it's not)..Both shows take place in a New York City filtered through California goggles:where it's Summertime all year round (again, NOT the NYC I live in!)

There was a more pro-woman HBO series that came close to what I'm trying to say here: "The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency". At least this was a show where a single woman (overweight and NOT a conventional beauty), who got her emotional grounding from her father,built her own business, bought a house, AND had a boyfriend. Imagine that.


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