‘Good Girls’ quickly became one of the most popular shows on Netflix after its first season started airing from February 26, 2018. The story is a crime/comedy, following the lives of three women, who have difficulty in making ends meet. And thus what they decide to do is rob a supermarket. What follows is a chain of funny and dangerous moments which see them get involved with smugglers and then finding themselves being tailed by the FBI. ‘Good Girls’ is a fun show about heists, smugglings and housewives, and can be called the comedic version of ‘Breaking Bad’ (2008-2013).
Here the women go rogue out of desperation, but they never become dark and disturbing characters like Walter White, and the show maintains a comedic tone throughout its run till date. The show has a strong flavor of the popular and critically acclaimed movie ‘Thelma and Louise’ (1991), and even the characters of the show pay an homage to the movie. Great acting and storytelling has been the backbone of the show. If you did enjoy ‘Good Girls‘, here are similar TV series that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these shows like Good Girls on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
10. Atypical (2017-)
This 2017 Netflix show was created by Robia Rashid, and is the story of an eighteen-year-old boy who suffers from autism. His name is Sam Gardner and Sam has a lovely family comprising of his parents and sisters. Complications start to happen when Sam announces that he wants to have a girlfriend and it turns out that the girl he has a crush on is actually his therapist. The series talks about the importance of family in one’s life, and how there is life beyond a family as well. When Sam’s mother gets tired of looking after him all of the time, she begins having an affair with a bartender. Even Sam’s sister moves out when she wins a scholarship. Sam later find his calling and registers himself in an art school. While the first season released on Netflix in August 2017, the second season was released in September 2018.
9. Grace and Frankie (2015-)
Grace and Frankie is created by the great Marta Kauffman, who is also the co-creator of the legendary sitcom ‘Friends’ (1994-2004). Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin play the central characters in the show who become friends after they come to know that both their husbands are gay and in a relationship. While Grace runs a succesful cosmetics business, Frankie is a teacher at an art school. The series started getting mixed reviews at the beginning, and since then has become well-loved and the later seasons have met with positive reviews. The series has garnered five Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe nomination as well. It is a wonderful story of two women who have suffered a major change late in their lives and are trying to come to terms while managing life on their own.