The last few minutes of the episode are suffused with the potent mixture of love and bemusement.
The theme of growing up, in fits and starts, is a through line in “Good Man.”
“Daddy Issues” is all about boundaries—the necessary divisions we erect between our public lives and our private ones—and how quickly they can dissolve.
Like much of this season of Girl, the episode focuses on the gap between how we see ourselves and how others see us.
As it fixates on a set of characters languishing in their current situations, “Cubbies” locates the genuine comfort that clichés can offer us.
Girls’s attempts at eliciting our empathy for a privileged coterie of navel-gazers can sometimes verge on the indulgent.
Even if “Iowa” is a workhorse of an episode, it bodes well for what comes next.
The film is a hollow CGI extravaganza that reduces a child’s fantasy trip to the North Pole to a roller coaster ride of excitement.