“Oh nooo! Oh no, Brian’s gonna kill me!”
The problem of how to end Girls has always rested on the problem of what we want from Hannah.
The real ending here is these four characters’ relationship with one another.
Girls is going out on such a high note.
“The Bounce” turns attention to Elijah Krantz, Broadway dreamer.
While Hannah seems to be pulling herself together, Marnie has been totally hollowed out.
Change is coming, and Girls is looking ahead. But it’s also looking back.
Let’s talk about Hannah’s big reveal in “Painful Evacuation.”
“American Bitch” is a challenging, fascinating, and extremely self-aware episode.
Hannah and Marnie are finally on the upswing.
Is Hannah Horvath finally growing up?
Hannah ends the fifth season in spectacular fashion.
Is Hannah finally learning to see outside of herself?
Yes, Laird and Caroline are still calling their child Sample.
Hannah Horvath will never be easy to love or easy to hate.
“Everyone is an asshole when they’re 22 years old."
While Jessa and Adam quietly get serious, Hannah heads off to a feminist retreat with her mom.
Marnie 2.0 is kind, patient, and comforting. It's weird.
Shosh has a brand-new life in Japan.
It's hard not to keep thinking about the end of Girls.
Hannah and Co. return for Marnie's big day.
The show gets another bittersweet end, but this year it deserves it.
Reality's a bitch.
There are so many things going wrong here, and I have a feeling they're about to get so much worse.
Now we're talking.
This week finds Marnie and Shoshana in peak hilarious form, while Hannah's revelations articulate just why this show can sometimes be frustrating.
Hannah throws a masterfully immature hissy fit, which raises the question about whether there's any hope left for her redemption.
Girls is growing up.
Everyone is unraveling.
Hannah's adjusting to Iowa exactly how you'd expect her to.
“Iowa” is one of the strongest episodes the show has had yet.
“Can’t one thing ever be easy with you?”
Shosh’s superpower may be to arrive at the most cutting truth by the ditziest route possible.
A blonde wig and some naughty underthings can't solve every problem.
"It's not easy being married to an odd man."
This week, we see even more of the person Hannah is when she has a job.
Hannah and Co. head to a beach house on Long Island. And it's totally chill and no one fights or anything.
For the first time this season, Girls felt like it was on Hannah’s side.
Hannah really needs to start paying attention to what's going on around her.
“Are you going to call me self-involved too?
“It’s really amazing that the four of you have accomplished so little in the four years since college."
Girls has always been about unreliable narrators, but in the third season, it’s counting us among them.
Girls hasn’t been much of a fairy tale this season, but pinch me if Adam isn’t the shirtless Prince Charming of our generation.
Girls seems intent on dragging us through the uncomfortable muck of real life.
This was an episode that, like Adam’s old glass of milk, soured in our mouth.
This week, instead of in a Greenpoint brownstone, Hannah ends up in a bucolic farmhouse upstate.
The boys take a trip to Staten Island and Hannah gets an e-book deal.
We’re reminded how rare it is on Girls to cross paths with single adult males with their stuff together.
Like Dunham's Tiny Furniture, this was a very funny episode for not having any jokes.
We know what Hannah thinks, but who's really the bad friend here?
Bye, guy from Community!
Hannah is still Hannah.
It's so nice to see everyone all dressed up like real people.
Does anyone else want our main character to stop slumping around the room and complaining?
Now we know who's buying the apartments in those giant high-rises by the water in Williamsburg. That guy.
The girls head to deepest Brooklyn for a party. Crack is possibly taken.
We see from whence Hannah came, as she heads back to Michigan.
It appears that all Hannah wants is a good story.
Alert the media! Some people of color have arrived! Secretaries and nannies, of course.
Hannah confronts her gay ex-boyfriend and Marnie gets seduced by the Lonely Island.
Abortion, ill-advised date-rape jokes, and a little Tasti-D-Lite.
Now that every critic possible has written about it, Lena Dunham's HBO series finally airs its first episode.
Endings still matter, but not nearly as much as they used to.
The baby is of Haitian and Puerto Rican descent, not Caucasian and Pakistani like the characters on the show.
Lena Dunham personally called Tracy Chapman to ask for permission to use “Fast Car.”
Where did Hannah’s writerly ambitions go?
The finale’s greatest strength is their scene together, and what it tells us.
Remember Hannah and Ray?
Some parting words for one of TV’s more polarizing characters.
What gets lost when we talk about Girls is the notion that it was also a simple coming-of-age story.
“Oh nooo! Oh no, Brian’s gonna kill me!”
"It wasn’t about finding the prettiest lacy bra for a sex scene."
Lena Dunham’s new show is like nothing else on TV.