Season One
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No. of episodes 10
Original run 15 April 2012 to 17 June 2012
DVD release December 11, 2012
Season chronology
Season 2

Season 1 of Girls premiered on HBO on April 15, 2012. The show is written, directed, and produced by Lena Dunham, who is also its primary protagonist.

The first season was followed up by Season 2, which premiered on January 13th, 2013 on HBO.


Guest Cast


# Bild Title Director Air Date
01 Pilot Pilot Lena Dunham 4/15/2012
Hannah lives in New York and works as an unpaid intern at a publishing house. Her life is disrupted by a visit from her parents who decided not to give her a monthly allowance anymore. Hannah now has to juggle being an aspiring writer and actually making money.
02 Girls 102 Vagina Panic Lena Dunham 4/22/2012
Jessa has an appointmet at the abortion clinic, Marnie is getting more and more dissatisfied with her relationship with Charlie and Hannah worries about all the sexual diseases Adam could infect her with.
03 Girls 103 All Adventurous Women Do Lena Dunham 4/29/2012
Hannah finds out that she has an STD and is determined to find the source. After accusing Adam she learns that it was actually an old college boyfriend who infected her. She sets up a meeting to confront him.
04 Girls 104 Hannah's Diary Richard Shepard 5/6/2012
Hannah discovers sexting and Shoshonna runs into a boy she used to like along time ago. Jessa finds herself having a difficult problem at work. The content of Hannahs diary compromises Marnie's and Charlie's relationship.
05 Girls 105 Hard Being Easy Jesse Peretz 5/13/2012
Charlie's and Marnie's relationship is on the rocks and Marnie blames Hannah for it. Jessa is meeting up with an old boyfriend who used to be obsessed with her but shockingly shows no interest in sleeping with her anymore.
06 Girls 106 The Return Lena Dunham 5/20/2012
Hannah visits her parents in her hometown and gets asked out on a date by a local pharmacist. Although she wants to give him a fair chance, she can't get Adam off her mind.
07 Girls 107 Welcome to Bushwick a.k.a. The Crackcident Jody Lee Lipes 5/27/2012
The girls go to a party and Marnie is caught by surprise when she finds out that Charlie already has a new girlfriend. Jessa accidentally invites her boss and Shoshonna smokes weed for the first time while Hannah and Adam are dealing with their usual drama.
08 Girls 108 Weirdos Need Girlfriends Too Jody Lee Lipes 6/3/2012
Adam is rehearsing for a play but after Hannah comes to see him, he suddenly quits. Hannah tries to motivate him which turns out to be a difficult task. Marnie is still sad about Charlie so she and Jessa go to a bar to drown their sorrows.
09 Girls 109 Leave Me Alone Richard Shepard 6/10/2012
One of Hannah's college frenemies is having a book launch party. Naturally Hannah is jealous but things are looking up when she meets an old professor of hers at the event.
10 Girls 110 She Did Lena Dunham 6/17/2012
Marnie is moving out and Hannah considers asking Adam to move in. All the girls get a mysterious invite from Jessa which turns out to be even more crazy than her usual ideas.


2012 Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series: Jennifer Euston

2013 Golden Globes

  • Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical: Girls
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical: Lena Dunham

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