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Episode 3: Women Don't Have to Be Pretty, Especially When They Are Green

This week we talk about the iconic fictional women who shaped us when we were growing up, and those we look up to now.


Irma Vep – HBO Original drama series from the world of movies

Santa Clarita Diet — Netflix comedy series featuring an undead Drew Barrymore trying to maintain her domestic Californian lifestyle

Stranger Things – a Netflix horror/thriller show set in the 80s

The X Files — a sci-fi TV show that started in the 90s

Buffy the Vampire Slayer – a supernatural TV show from the late 90s and early 2000s

Charmed – TV show from the late 90s and early 2000s about three sisters who are witches fighting demons

The Vampire Diaries — a CW supernatural TV series that ended in 2017

Doctor Who — an ongoing BBC show featuring travel through time and space

Killing Eve – a queer drama/thriller BBC series focused on assassins and MI5

Quantico — a crime drama focused around FBI training

Castle — a crime comedy-drama show that finished airing in 2016

The Librarians — a series following the story of Flynn Carsen movies about group of Librarians and their adventures

Once Upon a Time — an ABC fantasy TV series based off well-known fairytales

WandaVision — a Marvel show focusing on Scarlet Witch and Vision

Heartstopper – a new queer teen show on Netflix based on the books of the same name

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A Discovery of Witches — a fantasy series based on the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness

Legion — a show based on Marvel Comic book hero Legion

The 100 — a CW sci-fi drama series based on the books of the same name by Kass Morgan

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier — a Marvel series surrounding the superheroes of the same name

She Hulk — a Marvel show about Hulk's cousin Jennifer Walters coming out this year on Disney plus


How to Train Your Dragon 2 – second movie in the How to Train Your Dragon animated trilogy by Dreamworks about vikings and dragons

Jojo Rabbit — a satirical World War II movie directed and created by Taika Waititi, based on the book Caging Skies by Christine Leunens

Scream — a slasher horror directed by Wes Craven

Scooby Doo — a live action remake of the popular children's series following Mystery Inc. and their not-so-paranormal encounters

The Swan Princess – an animated fairy tale based on the story of The Swan Lake

Peter Pan — the animated Disney adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s children's books

Princess Mononoke — an animated adventure fantasy movie from Studio Ghibli about forest gods

Little Women — a period drama adapted from the classic book of the same name by Louisa May Alcott

Lara Croft — an action/adventure adapted from the Tomb Raider video games, featuring Angelina Jolie

Robin Hood — a BBC adaptation based on the hero of Nottingham Forest

The Mummy — an action/adventure starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz battling with an undead spirit in Egypt

The Lost City — a 2022 adventure romance starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum

Indiana Jones — an action/adventure franchise starring Harrison Ford

The Librarian — adventure movies about Librarian Flynn Carsen whose task it is to find and protect lost magical artifacts

Pirates of the Caribbean — a Disney saga following Johnny Depp’s role as Captain Jack Sparrow

Beauty and the Beast — a Disney animation based on the 1740 fairytale, La Belle et la Bete by Gabrielle Barbot de Villeneuve

Doctor Strange of Multiverse of Madness — a Marvel movie following the story of Doctor Strange and Scarlet Witch after the opening of Multiverses

Spider-Man: No Way Home — a third Marvel/Sony movie about Tom Holland's Spider-Man

Captain Marvel — a Marvel movie set in the 90s introducing the character of Captain Marvel


Always You by Samantha Young — adult contemporary romantic suspense

Much Ado About You by Samantha Young — adult contemporary romance

The Fine Print by Lauren Asher — adult contemporary romance

The Witchery by S. Isabelle — YA fantasy

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscard Wild — classic fiction

Count Your Lucky Stars by Alexandrie Bellefleur — sapphic adult contemporary romcom

Billie Piper: The Biography — Rachel’s gay awakening

Little Women by Lousia May — classic fiction

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas — new adult fantasy


Lara Croft game — action/adventure


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