12 Netflix Shows Perfect for Girls’ Night

12 Netflix Shows Perfect for Girls’ Night

12 Netflix Shows Perfect for Girls’ Night

It’s girls’ night. You’ve got your favorite people. You’ve got your snacks. Now all you need is something to watch…

Friends

Friends

Look, you don’t need us to run through the plot of Friends. Just know that it’s great and you’ll have the best time deciding which of your friends most closely resembles each character.

Gilmore Girls

Cozy and comforting but with enough shenanigans to keep things interesting, Gilmore Girls follows witty Lorelai Gilmore and the close relationship she has with her daughter, Rory. Lorelai has a strained relationship with her own mother, and the show explores everything from social class and generational divides to friendship, romance and ambition. There are plenty of season-long story arcs to get into, and once you start watching, you probably won’t want to stop. So, bring snacks!

Scandal

If you’re looking for a show fronted by a badass female character who knows how to take charge of a situation and get things done, allow Scandal to introduce you to the force of nature that is Olivia Pope. This political thriller is centered around Pope’s crisis management firm and White House staff so, as you can imagine, there’s plenty of drama to dive into during this seven-season show.

Glow

Following the emergence of women’s wrestling, Glow gives you a chance to step straight into the 1980s and meet a group of women who embody girl power so completely, you’ll be hooked from the very beginning. Exploring the effects of competition between women, sisterhood and chasing your dreams, expect some tender moments between a whole lot of laughter.

The OA

Prairie returns to her family after being missing for seven years. When she disappeared, she was blind, but when she returns her sight has been restored. One for sci-fi appreciators and lovers of mind-bending narratives, you won’t be able to tear your eyes away until you find out exactly what’s going on here.

Alias Grace

After being thrown out by her abusive father, Grace Marks must support herself by taking work as a domestic servant, but when her employer and his housekeeper are murdered, Grace is sentenced to life in prison. As the series unfolds, you, along with a psychiatrist, must determine whether Grace is guilty, innocent or insane.

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Sabrina has had many iterations over the decades, and this one might be the most kick-ass of all. A little bit gory with a splash of scary, a hint of campiness and plenty of chills, Sabrina must choose between the magical world and the mortal world while facing a host of adventures along the way.

Hollywood

Hollywood

If you’ve ever wondered what Hollywood might have been like had it not been run by straight white men, Hollywood’s all-star cast will give you more than just a little a taste. Ryan Murphy (of Pose, Glee and American Horror Story fame!) has an all-star cast to bring this vision to life, including veritable legends Patti LuPone, Holland Taylor and Darren Criss.

Queer Eye

Queer Eye

Follow the Fab Five as they travel around the States to give often emotionally-charged lifestyle makeovers and forge important relationships with people from myriad walks of life. The connections and conversations that happen along the way are sometimes incredibly life-affirming. Top tip: bring tissues for this one!

New Girl

Jess is a little bit off-beat, and following a break-up, she moves into a loft apartment with three single guys. They often find her behavior a bit unusual to say the least, but once they get used to her quirks, they’re always there to support her… well, most of the time. This often-relatable group of friends in their early 30s navigates career choices and maturing relationships with plenty of laughs along the way.

Grace and Frankie

Grace and Frankie have been rivals for as long as they can remember, but they form an unlikely friendship when their husbands fall in love with each other and want to get married. All you really need to know here is that the main characters are played by unequivocal icons Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. You'll adore it!

Dear White People

With three seasons to get into, this comedy-drama follows black students as they navigate life at Winchester University, a predominantly-white Ivy League institution. The students face social injustice and cultural bias throughout, and humor and irony is used to highlight many issues that are still prevalent within society today. With plenty of laughs and a splash of the age-old tale of forging your own path and finding your identity, there’s lots to love about this satirical show.