1. Episode 10 She Did
    Girls Recap: Mystery Party It’s so nice to see everyone all dressed up like real people.
  2. Episode 9 Leave Me Alone
    Girls Recap: Is Hannah the Problem? Does anyone else want our main character to stop slumping around the room and complaining?
  3. Episode 8 Weirdos Need Girlfriends Too
    Girls Recap: Screaming Males Now we know who’s buying the apartments in those giant high-rises by the water in Williamsburg. That guy.
  4. Episode 7 Welcome to Bushwick (aka The Crackcident)
    Girls Recap: The Bloody Noses of Bushwick The girls head to deepest Brooklyn for a party. Crack is possibly taken.
  5. Episode 6 The Return
    Girls Recap: Home Sweet Home We see from whence Hannah came, as she heads back to Michigan.
  6. Episode 5 Hard Being Easy
    Girls Recap: All for the Story It appears that all Hannah wants is a good story.
  7. Episode 4 Hannah’s Diary
    Girls Recap: The Ballad of Bald Charlie Alert the media! Some people of color have arrived! Secretaries and nannies, of course.
  8. Episode 3 All Adventurous Women Do
    Girls Recap: Robyn Heals All Wounds Hannah confronts her gay ex-boyfriend and Marnie gets seduced by the Lonely Island.
  9. Episode 2 Vagina Panic
    Girls Recap: Sex Problems Abortion, ill-advised date-rape jokes, and a little Tasti-D-Lite.
  10. Episode 1 Pilot
    Girls Recap: You’re on Your Own, Kid Now that every critic possible has written about it, Lena Dunham’s HBO series finally airs its first episode.
  1. Episode 10 Together
    Girls Recap: I’ve Always Been Here 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.
  2. Episode 9 On All Fours
    Girls Recap: Girls, Interrupted Girls seems intent on dragging us through the uncomfortable muck of real life.
  3. Episode 8 It’s Back
    Girls Recap: In Which All the Girls Are Sad Messes This was an episode that, like Adam’s old glass of milk, soured in our mouth.
  4. Episode 7 Video Games
    Girls Recap: Going Up the Country This week, instead of in a Greenpoint brownstone, Hannah ends up in a bucolic farmhouse upstate.
  5. Episode 6 Boys
    Girls Recap: Bad Bromance! The boys take a trip to Staten Island and Hannah gets an e-book deal.
  6. Episode 5 One Man’s Trash
    Girls Recap: Fake Husband, Real Brownstone We’re reminded how rare it is on Girls to cross paths with single adult males with their stuff together.
  7. Episode 4 It’s A Shame About Ray
    Girls Recap: The Monday Blues Like Dunham’s Tiny Furniture, this was a very funny episode for not having any jokes.
  8. Episode 3 Bad Friend
    Girls Recap: Cocaine Blues We know what Hannah thinks, but who’s really the bad friend here?
  9. Episode 2 I Get Ideas
    Girls Recap: Bonfire of the Boyfriends Bye, guy from Community!
  10. Episode 1 It’s About Time
    Girls Recap: Boyfriend Redux Hannah is still Hannah.
  1. Episode 12 Two Plane Rides
    Girls Season 3 Finale Recap: One of Those Artist Couples “Can’t one thing ever be easy with you?”
  2. Episode 11 I Saw You
    Girls Recap: It Just Hurts to Be a Shell Shosh’s superpower may be to arrive at the most cutting truth by the ditziest route possible.
  3. Episode 10 Role Play
    Girls Recap: Play With Me A blonde wig and some naughty underthings can’t solve every problem.
  4. Episode 9 Flo
    Girls Recap: Cathy Cartoons “It’s not easy being married to an odd man.”
  5. Episode 8 Incidentals
    Girls Recap: The Broadway Scene This week, we see even more of the person Hannah is when she has a job.
  6. Episode 7 Beach House
    Girls Recap: The Time of My Life Hannah and Co. head to a beach house on Long Island. And it’s totally chill and no one fights or anything.
  7. Episode 6 Free Snacks
    Girls Recap: Advertorial For the first time this season, Girls felt like it was on Hannah’s side.
  8. Episode 5 Only Child
    Girls Recap: The True Struggles of Humanity Hannah really needs to start paying attention to what’s going on around her.
  9. Episode 4 Dead Inside
    Girls Recap: Fat-Free Muffin of Sociopathic Detachment “Are you going to call me self-involved too?
  10. Episode 3 She Said OK
    Girls Recap: Enjoy Your Evening, Enjoy Your Life “It’s really amazing that the four of you have accomplished so little in the four years since college.”
  11. Episodes 1 and 2 Females Only/Truth or Dare
    Girls Season Three Premiere Recap: Neanderthal Sex Addict Sociopath Girls has always been about unreliable narrators, but in the third season, it’s counting us among them.
  1. Episode 10 Home Birth
    Girls Recap: Lean In The show gets another bittersweet end, but this year it deserves it.
  2. Episode 9 Daddy Issues
    Girls Recap: Your Daddy Is a Daddy Reality’s a bitch.
  3. Episode 8 Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz
    Girls Recap: Not Not About Me There are so many things going wrong here, and I have a feeling they’re about to get so much worse.
  4. Episode 7 Ask Me My Name
  5. Episode 6 Close Up
    Girls Recap: I Can’t Do, So I’ll Teach! This week finds Marnie and Shoshana in peak hilarious form, while Hannah’s revelations articulate just why this show can sometimes be frustrating.
  6. Episode 5 Sit-In
    Girls Recap: A Puzzle With No Possible Solution Hannah throws a masterfully immature hissy fit, which raises the question about whether there’s any hope left for her redemption.
  7. Episode 4 Cubbies
  8. Episode 3 Female Author
  9. Episode 2 Triggering
    Girls Recap: MFAches and Pains Hannah’s adjusting to Iowa exactly how you’d expect her to.
  10. Episode 1 Iowa
    Girls Season 4 Premiere Recap: It’s All Fluid “Iowa” is one of the strongest episodes the show has had yet.
  1. Episode 10 I Love You Baby
    Girls Season Finale Recap: She’s Gonna Make It After All Hannah ends the fifth season in spectacular fashion.
  2. Episode 9 Love Stories
    Girls Recap: Falling in Love Is Hannah finally learning to see outside of herself?
  3. Episode 8 Homeward Bound
    Girls Recap: Why Am I Here? Yes, Laird and Caroline are still calling their child Sample.
  4. Episode 7 Hello Kitty
    Girls Recap: Witnesses Hannah Horvath will never be easy to love or easy to hate.
  5. Episode 6 The Panic in Central Park
    Girls Recap: A Blast From Marnie’s Past “Everyone is an asshole when they’re 22 years old.”
  6. Episode 5 Queen for Two Days
    Girls Recap: Spring Queening While Jessa and Adam quietly get serious, Hannah heads off to a feminist retreat with her mom.
  7. Episode 4 Old Loves
    Girls Recap: I Need Space Marnie 2.0 is kind, patient, and comforting. It’s weird.
  8. Episode 3 Japan
    Girls Recap: Goofy Nudes Shosh has a brand-new life in Japan.
  9. Episode 2 Good Man
    Girls Recap: Destroying Each Other It’s hard not to keep thinking about the end of Girls.
  10. Episode 1 Wedding Day
    Girls Recap: One Wedding, No Funerals Hannah and Co. return for Marnie’s big day.
  1. Episode 10 Latching
    Girls Series-Finale Recap: I Got It The problem of how to end Girls has always rested on the problem of what we want from Hannah.
  2. Episode 9 Goodbye Tour
    Girls Recap: We’re All Just Doing Our Best The real ending here is these four characters’ relationship with one another.
  3. Episode 8 What Will We Do This Time About Adam?
    Girls Recap: Too Much History Girls is going out on such a high note.
  4. Episode 7 The Bounce
    Girls Recap: Let Me Be Your Star “The Bounce” turns attention to Elijah Krantz, Broadway dreamer.
  5. Episode 6 Full Disclosure
    Girls Recap: Someone Else to Consider While Hannah seems to be pulling herself together, Marnie has been totally hollowed out.
  6. Episode 5 Gummies
    Girls Recap: Semi-Charmed Kinda Life Change is coming, and Girls is looking ahead. But it’s also looking back.
  7. Episode 4 Painful Evacuation
    Girls Recap: Matters of Life and Death Let’s talk about Hannah’s big reveal in “Painful Evacuation.”
  8. Episode 3 American Bitch
    Girls Recap: When She Was Good “American Bitch” is a challenging, fascinating, and extremely self-aware episode.
  9. Episode 2 Hostage Situation
    Girls Recap: The Third Wheel Hannah and Marnie are finally on the upswing.
  10. Episode 1 All I Ever Wanted
    Girls Season Premiere Recap: She’s So High Is Hannah Horvath finally growing up?

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