The Creepy Sexter
Hannah's (Lena Dunham) entire evening is turned upside down when she receives a text message from Adam (Adam Driver) with nothing but a picture of his penis wrapped in ... squirrel skin? But the real kicker is Adam's next text: "Sry that wasn't for you." The mystery of the intended receiver's identity leads us into another fantastic Lena Dunham monologue with her attempting to break up with Adam, and failing miserably.
The Least Virginy Virgin Ever
After running into a guy (Skylar Astin) she met at a Jewish camp, Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) invites him onto her couch and quickly finds herself lying on her bed without pants. Things get moving fast -- until she drops the "V" word on him. Should we expect Shoshanna to wallow in the sorrow of virginity until a wholesome fellow comes along and sweeps her off her feet?
Just A Touchy Kinda Guy
Between last week and this week, Hannah found a job -- yay! But her new boss is of the "touchy feely" variety -- drat. Luckily for Hannah, two female co-workers are there to share her pain. (while providing expert advice on her "patchy eyebrows" and "oily eyelids.") These thirtysomething women provide a great contrast to our wishy-washy protagonists. I hope they stick around.
No Encore, Please
Charlie (Christopher Abbott) is eager to cheer up Marnie (Allison Williams), so he writes a song to perform with his buddy Ray (Alex Karpovsky) in their band Questionable Goods. But things take a turn for the worse after Charlie reads Hannah's diary and finds some of Hannah's advice for Marnie regarding her relationship with Charlie: "Cut off the limb and let the stump heal." The duo perform Hannah's diary as a song -- right in front of Marnie.
I'm guessing next week's episode will be a tense one, and this is more than welcome. The jokes of Girls are solid, but the show works best when it deals with the dramatic side of life in the mid-20's. Color me officially interested in where these characters are headed.
"I feel like I can smell it through the phone."
-- Charlie on Adam's horrifying sext message.
"Oh yeah, a leg in each kayak. You can die that way. Like, seriously split your a__."
-- Shoshanna's date on the dangers of kayaking.
"Hold on, you ate a pack of cigarettes? Do you realize how out of line that is?"
-- Jessa (Jemima Kirke) the babysitter battling wits with the children.
"She's kinda funny. I mean, I don't really care about her keeping bread in the house, but she's kinda funny."
-- Ray reading through Hannah's diary.
"It's amazing, I'm like totally not an attached bleeder."
-- Shoshanna reassuring her almost lover that she isn't an attachment-prone virgin.