The crime comedy-drama, created by Jenna Bans, ‘Good Girls’ is a popular TV Series featuring the friendship of a group of women paving their way through the ups and downs of life. Set in suburban Michigan the series follows three women all of whom are mothers.
They have been struggling to make ends meet and now are tired of constant fighting. They want a peaceful secure life. But the mean they choose for ensuring that is not so peaceful and secure.
They decide to execute an unusual heist in a supermarket. Though the robbery comes out successful, the consequences are far more expanding than they hoped for. They did know that a mob gang serves the supermarket as a front which now throws their attention to them.
Moreover, the store manager recognizes one woman among the three which complicates matters further. Eventually, the three women become involved with a world of heists, secrets, debts while also dealing with a family crisis.
Christiana Hendricks, Retta, Mae Whitman star as the three women Elizabeth, Ruby, and Annie. The series premiered on February 26, 2018, and ran till July 22, 2021.
There are some more series out there that deal with similar bonding among women that helps them balance the struggles of life better. Here are some such series that you must check out.
Must Watch Series Like ‘Good Girls’:
The Bold Type-
Number of Seasons: 5
The life and career of Joanna Coles, former editor-in-chief of ‘Cosmopolitan‘ and who also serves as one of the executive producers of the series, is the inspiration behind this comedy-drama ‘The Bold Type‘. The plot follows the lives and friendships of three women Jane Sloan, Kat Edison, and Sutton Brady who live in New York City.
They are employees at a fictional global women’s magazine called “Scarlet”. Jacqueline Carlyle, played by Melora Hardin is the editor-in-chief of the magazine. The series navigates the three best friends’ lives, careers, and relationships from close.
Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, and Meghan Fahy play the roles of Jane, Kat, And Sutton respectively. The series ran from June 20, 2017, to June 30, 2021.
Number of Seasons: 6
Taking the tough and tender flavor of struggling mothers from ‘Good Girls’, we suggest you stream ‘Workin’ Moms’. This Canadian sitcom is created by Catherine Reitman who is also a main cast member of the series.
The challenges in the life of a working mother have been portrayed through a group of friends Kate, Anne, Jenny, and Frankie. Although the genre of the series is a situational comedy, it nevertheless navigates the hardship of working mothers pretty well.
Catherine Reitman, Dani Kind, Jessalyn Wanlim, and Juno Rinaldi star as Kate, Anne, Jenny, and Frankie. The series premiered on January 10, 2017, with the sixth season set to release in 2022.
Number of Seasons: 8
Having Chuck Lorre who created ‘The Big Bang Theory as one of the creators of the show, ‘Mom‘ is another very popular American sitcom. As the name suggests, ‘Mom’ is about a mother and daughter who have been estranged for years both suffering from severe alcohol addiction.
Bonny Plunkett and Christy Plunkett- the mother and daughter are now struggling to stay sober while pulling their lives and relationships together.
The show deals with three generations of mothers. It has been widely acclaimed for dealing with real-life issues like alcoholism, teen pregnancy, drug addiction, gambling, etc.
Allison Janney and Anna Faris star as the mother and daughter who won Janney two Primetime Emmy Awards consecutively in 2014 and 2015 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. The show ran from September 23, 2013, to May 13, 2021.
Number of Seasons: 2
The series that has recently had its second season premiered on Netflix and gained huge popularity is ‘Sweet Magnolia’s, based on the novels of the same name by Sherryl Woods. The series navigates the lives of three women from South Carolina who are best friends and call their group “Sweet Magnolias” while they struggle with career, love, and life.
JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott, and Heather Headley play the roles of the three Sweet Magnolias women Maddie, Dana, and Helen respectively. The season premiered on May 19, 2020, on Netflix.
Little Fires Everywhere-
Number of Seasons: 1
Based on Celeste Ng’s novel of the same name this miniseries revolves around the Richardson family and the Warren mother and daughter whose entrance into the world of the Richardsons turn over their lives. The series explored themes of secrets, identity, and the apparent security of rules.
The veteran actress Reese Witherspoon acts as the Richardson mother Elena Richardson while Kerry Washington and Lexi Underwood play the roles of mother and daughter Mia and Pearl Warren respectively. The show ran from March 18 to April 22 of 2020.