Derry Girls S2: The difference between Protestants and Catholics

Season 2 Episode One: “Across the Barricade”
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Derry Girls’ blackboard scene is the TV moment of 2019

LIsa McGee brilliantly selected her slurs and generalisations about Northern religions

It’s time for the Derry Girls backlash. I’m here to wonder why this overrated show is getting such coverage in (wait for it, wait for it) The Paper of Record. The language! The bad manners!

Only joking.

Madonna once said she couldn’t love anybody who didn’t admire the paintings of Frida Kahlo. I feel the same way about curry, Alastair Sim and Lisa McGee’s sitcom.

The opening episode of the second series was excellent throughout, but one scene in particular managed the extraordinary feat of acquiring iconic status before the final credits had rolled.

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