The first season of Ginny & Georgia dropped on Netflix in 2021. This popular original series follows the lives of a mother, Georgia, and her teenage daughter, Ginny, as they move to a new town and try to leave their past behind them. The show is a mix of drama, comedy, and mystery that explores complex themes such as family, identity, love, and loss.
Ginny is the narrator, and the story is told from her perspective. Similar to "The Gilmore Girls," Ginny & Georgia depicts an inversion of the traditional parent/child relationship. Ginny is down-to-earth, mature, responsible. Georgia is her sexpot mother who got pregnant at age 15, wears tight-fitting, revealing clothing, sings songs with inappropriate lyrics with her 9-year-old son, and acts like she's still a teenager.
This TV-14-rated series focuses heavily on the experiences of Ginny as she tries to navigate the challenges of adolescence while also dealing with family issues and personal insecurities, making it a series that is likely to appeal to younger viewers. And the TV-14 rating may give parents the impression that the content is generally suitable for younger teens.
Parents should, however, be aware that the series includes mature themes and content, including references to drugs, sex, and alcohol, scenes of violence and strong language.
Across two seasons, Ginny & Georgia contains 364 profanities, including “f*ck,” “sh*t,” “d*ck,” and “p*ssy”; more than 240 sexual references or innuendoes; references to pornography, masturbation and depictions of phallic sex toys. Additionally, some episodes touch on sensitive topics such as racism, mental illness, sexual assault and domestic violence.