Featured Image Courtesy of Netflix ★★★★☆ Nostalgia is the currency of popular television these days. From Mad Men to The Wonder Years , TV shows playing with themes of the past have been staples of the small screen. Now that decades like the '90s are considered “vintage,” it only makes sense that they are memorialized in the form of the sitcom. Derry Girls takes up this mantle. The show gets the ending it deserves with season three. It's funny, sweet, and aware of its meaning—a quality that a lot of sitcoms lack as of late. The nostalgia coursing through the veins of the show is heart-warming and, at times, tear-jerking, much like the experience of being a teenager in itself. The latest season of Derry Girls , set in 1996 Londonderry, Northern Ireland, came to Netflix on Oct. 7 with the same beloved cast from the first season. Erin (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), Orla (Louisa Harland), Michelle (Jamie-Lee O'Donnell), Clare (Nicola Coughlan), and the lone Brit, cousin James (Dylan Llewellyn) are back for the third and final time. Unsurprisingly, they are up to the usual tricks of past seasons. Methodically in every episode, the gang falls into mishap after misadventure, peppered by the show's trademark laugh-out-loud humor and wry observations about the Northern Ireland conflict, known colloquially as the Troubles. Much like the previous two seasons of Derry Girls, this season combines the brevity of its episodes with the gravity of life as a Catholic teenager living in Northern Ireland. The […]
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