Derry Girls: Season 1

Derry Girls: Season 1

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Set in Northern Ireland of the early '90s, this comedy series follows the personal and family-related exploits of a 16-year-old girl.

2018UK
Comedy

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Episode 1

It's the early 90s, the first day of school and... More a terrible start for 16-year-old Erin as she wakes up to find her cousin Orla reading her diary. And Granda Joe announces there's a bomb on the bridge.

EPISODE 1.2

Episode 2

Everyone is really excited when Sister Michael announces the school... More trip to Paris. Back at the Quinn house Uncle Colm is visiting and the whole family are losing the will to live.

EPISODE 1.3

Episode 3

The girls are tense about a big exam and naturally... More jump at a dubious opportunity to get out of it, especially as it involves spending time with the beautiful Father Peter.

EPISODE 1.4

Episode 4

Erin is so excited that teenage Katya 'a child of... More Chernobyl' is coming to stay, but Katya is not exactly grateful to be in Derry. And there's developments in Granda Joe's love life.

EPISODE 1.5

Episode 5

It's the 12th July and the Quinn family are rushing... More to get out of Derry before the Orange Parades start. Aunt Sarah's tarot cards predict a disaster for this trip and, for once, she might be right.

EPISODE 1.6

Episode 6

Erin is over the moon when she becomes editor of... More the school magazine, Orla's obsessed by step aerobics, and Da Gerry is in trouble with Ma Mary. And there's romance for Aunt Sarah.

Derry Girls: Season 1 | Reviews

100%24 reviews

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Every subject, be it personal or political, is mined for irreverent comedy.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

If you aren’t already watching, then catch yourself on.

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The Times

The Times

Even when not quite at its best it is still whip-smart and cheerfully uplifting, with one-liners coming like gunfire.

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Paste

Paste

From the opening moments of the pilot episode, it’s frankly hysterical...

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times

It’s been described as an “Inbetweeners for clever girls” – which is good enough for us.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Deftly balancing silliness with sincerity is a skill, and it’s one at which McGee excels.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

It's sweet, sassy and very funny.

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Decider

Decider

The jokes fly quickly, but they’re sharp, and some of them reward viewers paying attention.

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Vox

Vox

At its best, Derry Girls hits the emotional intersection of cringe, earnestness, and slapstick.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Welcome to Derry Girls, my favourite comedy of the year.

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Derry Girls: Season 1 | Release Details

Derry Girls: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.