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    Hey people. I was wondering if anyone watched the show 'Girls' on HBO. My girlfriend's flatmates love it, and neither of us can understand why.

    Does anyone here love/hate the show? If so, why?

    Personally I just don't get it. It's pretty much some sexist show about super rich american girls who can't run their own lives because they're women. It has some funny bits in it, but the characters aren't even interesting enough that you can enjoy hating them. Agree or disagree?
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    Bump, guessing nobody watches it.
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    Hey there! I'm a GIRLS viewer myself and have mixed feelings about the show so I decided to write my MSc dissertation about it. I'd be interested to hear why you hate it so much and also from any other viewers what they think of it. If you'd be interested to take part in my study in form of a face-to-face or Skype interview please email me on p.a.quaynor [at] lse.ac.uk or message me on here I
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    The show has its flaws (but to be fair, so does most television nowadays) but it's nice that it shows women realistically - in the sense that they're regular people. It's ridiculously annoying how women are portrayed in most American television - there's the fiesty sidekick, the fat/ugly comedy woman, the evil old witch and the gorgeous love interest. While Girls isn't my favourite show, and I don't really like the plotlines, it's nice to see those stereotypes being broken - and things like relationships being seen from the girl's point of view, as opposed to the guy's.
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    It's alright, I like that it has realistic portrayals of sex and body shapes but as a show in general, it's not anything special. I felt like it was really at the peak in season 1 too, and season 2 lost its way a little bit. I'll probably still keep watching when it's on unless it really goes downhill, but there are much better shows out there too.
 
 
 
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