Good Girls Season 2 Episode 8: ‘Thelma & Louise’ Review

[Header Image: Jessica Treska as Young Beth, Juliet Donenfeld as Young Annie, and Gi’onna Kamille as Young Ruby | NBC]

It’s been several hours, I’ve even slept in that time, and I’m still not over how good this episode was. It was by far one of the best of Good Girls to date. Looking back over the episode to write this review, I genuinely can’t pick a favourite moment because it was all equally compelling. Even with Dean being annoying or Turner continuing to be frustrating, everything about this episode drew you in and overall there was this perfect balance between the comedy and the more dramatic side of the show.

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Good Girls Season 2 Episode 7: ‘The Dubby’ Review

[Header Image: Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland | NBC]

Firstly, let’s take a moment to appreciate (and scream about) the fact that Good Girls has already been renewed for season 3. While I’m not too surprised that it got renewed, I am surprised that it happened now. I was really expecting to have to wait until the end of the season but we finally have this fantastic news which means we get to enjoy the rest of season 2 knowing full well that we get more!

Anyway, with that being said, this episode primarily saw Beth trying to balance her business life and her family life and it’s safe to say that it isn’t working out. Good Girls is amazing at a lot of things but it is particularly good at intriguing montages. This time around we see one of Beth’s average routine. She gets up ridiculously early, leaves cute little post-it notes for her children, and then goes off to deal with the day. When she leaves in the morning it’s dark and when she returns it’s to a quiet house, it’s dark once again. She does this day in and day out. It’s even gotten to the point where she has a planner for her “business” side of things.

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Good Girls Season 2 Episode 6: ‘Take Off Your Pants’ Review

[Header Image: Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland, Retta as Ruby Hill, Mae Whitman as Annie Marks, and Nicholas Alexander as Darren]

This episode shows yet another change in the dynamic between Beth and Rio. The former is adjusting to the changes in her life. It seems like she’s doing amazingly well at the dealership but Dean isn’t coping too well at home. She’s understandably angered by the fact that he can’t do what she’s been doing for the last decade or so. And that’s not the only thing going on. Once again Rio has delved into some new venture and while he wants to use Beth and the dealership, he doesn’t want to divulge any information. It makes sense from a business stand point but Beth isn’t having any of it.

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Good Girls Season 2 Episode 5: ‘Everything Must Go’ Review

[Header Image: Mae Whitman as Annie Marks, Retta as Ruby Hill, and Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland | NBC]

Another week, another episode of Good Girls for me to loose my mind over. This show is genuinely so good and it seems to get better with every week that passes. It’s always so well paced and beautifully structured to the point that waiting every week really is painful.

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Good Girls Season 2 Episode 4: ‘Pick Your Poison’ Review

[Header Image: Mae Whitman as Annie Marks, Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland, and Retta as Ruby Hill | NBC]

In the aftermath of last week’s episode, we see our three leading ladies primarily dealing with things on their own. It is also revealed that Beth has been sitting on the contents of the storage locker (fake money) for a few weeks before she actually tells Annie and Ruby about it. When she does, they all try to go their separate ways but each of them discovers that shops are aware of their rapid refunding and they can no longer clean the cash that way which makes sense, things had to change up eventually in order to keep it all interesting and new.

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Good Girls Season 2 Episode 3: ‘You Have Reached the Voicemail of Leslie Peterson’ Review

[Header Image: Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland, Mae Whitman as Annie Marks, and Retta as Ruby Hill | NBC]

This episode of Good Girls was something else. I’m not kidding when I say I spent most, if not all, of it with my hand clasped over my mouth. The majority of this episode was shocking and a little bit like a punch to the gut but as always there were comedic and light moments sprinkled throughout. There were even those occasions where the situation itself wasn’t funny but it’s impossible not to laugh.

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