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Girls

Girls



Girls follows a group of 20-something best friends in New York. Lena Dunham plays the central character, Hannah Horvath, an aspiring writer who struggles in corporate jobs and constantly battles her numerous insecurities, primarily her relationship with on/off boyfriend Adam (Adam Sackler) and her strained friendship with best friend and aspiring singer Marnie (Allison Williams). Jessa (Jemima Kirke) has a quite literally addictive personality and has traveled the world, whilst her cousin and room-mate Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) is just finishing her degree and recently lost her virginity to coffee shop manager Ray (Alex Karpovsky). Hannah's ex-boyfriend turned gay best friend Elijah (Andrew Rannells) also finds himself coming in and out of Hannah's life.

Episode Info

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Principal Toby receives some unexpected news from Hannah. Marnie has an unsettling dream. Shoshanna offers to help Ray with marketing his business. Elijah would like an exclusive relationship with Dill.


Cast
Lena DunhamLena Dunham
As Hannah Horvath
Lena DunhamLena Dunham
As Hannah Horvath
Allison WilliamsAllison Williams
As Marnie Michaels
Allison WilliamsAllison Williams
As Marnie Michaels
Jemima KirkeJemima Kirke
As Jessa Johansson
Zosia MametZosia Mamet
As Shoshanna Shapiro
Zosia MametZosia Mamet
As Shoshanna Shapiro
Adam DriverAdam Driver
As Adam Sackler
Alex KarpovskyAlex Karpovsky
As Ray Ploshansky (Season 2-present (Recurring previously))
Alex KarpovskyAlex Karpovsky
As Ray Ploshansky (Season 2-present (Recurring previously))

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Recaps
2x9: On All Fours recap: The episode begins and Natalya brings Adam to her house, after a movie, and tells him she is ready to have sex now. They climb on to the bed and begin making out. Before they are about to have sex, Natalya tells him the things she likes and doesn’t like during sex. Hanna arrives at David’s office and they discuss the book she is writing for him. He says what she has written, so far, isn’t very impressive and he wants something that has more sexual content in it. She says she had sex with a teenager last month and could write about that. David says that’s a great idea and mentions that’s the kind of stuff he wants. He suggests she make up stuff, if she has to, and they can turn it into a novel... read more.

2x8: It's Back recap: The episode begins with Adam lying in his bed. Hanna sees a call from Adam while walking down the street, but doesn’t pick it and she makes sure he is anywhere around eight times. She comes back home and counts eight potato chips before putting them in her mouth. She then chews eight times as well. Shoshanna tells Ray and Marnie that she is really worried about how Jessa is doing and wonders where she is, but they feel Jessa must be doing just fine... read more.

2x7: Video Games recap: The episode begins with Hanna and Jessa waiting at an empty train station for Jessa’s father. Hanna has to pee badly but the station has no bathroom. Jessa suggests Hanna go and pee in the bushes across the railway tracks. Hanna thinks crossing the tracks is potentially dangerous because of the "third rail", but Jessa reminds her they aren’t in New York City. Hanna crosses the tracks and begins peeing, with her buttocks exposed to the tracks. While she is peeing an elderly couple arrives and is shocked to see Hanna and her exposed buttocks. Jessa on her part finds the whole thing funny... read more.

2x5: One Man's Trash recap: The episode begins with Hanna and Ray discussing a new expression called “sexit” that Hanna has coined. A man comes to the café and says he lives nearby. He says he is there to complain that someone is leaving the café’s trash in his cans. Ray says it’s odd because the café has its own dumpster. He asks the man how he is so convinced it’s the café’s trash. He explains there are coffee grounds, old boxes of pastries and “some bills with your address on them”, which indicates it’s the café’s trash. The guy is adamant that he doesn’t want the café’s trash thrown in his cans. Ray says he can’t help as he doesn’t know who is doing it... read more.

2x4: It's a Shame About Ray recap: The episode begins with Elijah packing his things to leave the apartment. Elijah isn’t at all happy that he has to move out, but Hanna seems adamant that he does. She informs Elijah that she would be keeping everything that George paid for. She says she talked to George and he wants her to. The two trade a few insults before, Elijah moves out with all his baggage. Jessa and Thomas-John on the other hand are meeting his parents. Audrey and Charlie are at Hanna’s place. She has called them over for a little celebration, as her first article is about to be published. Hanna is basically cooking dinner for them... read more.
Recurring Guests

Christopher Abbott as Charlie Dattolo (22 eps)
Peter Scolari as Tad Horvath (21 eps)
Becky Ann Baker as Loreen Horvath (20 eps)
Andrew Rannells as Elijah Krantz (18 eps)
Jon Glaser as Laird (11 eps)
Chris O'Dowd as Thomas-John (10 eps)
John Cameron Mitchell as David Pressler-Goings (9 eps)
Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Desi (9 eps)
Gillian Jacobs as Mimi-Rose Howard (9 eps)
Jake Lacy as Fran Parker (8 eps)

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Network: HBO ( USA)
Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy, Family, Lifestyle, Romance/Dating
Status: Returning Series
Airs: Sundays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: April 15, 2012
Episodes Order: 10
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