Good Girls is an American crime comedy-drama television series created by Jenna Bans that premiered on NBC on February 26, 2018.
The series is executive produced by Bans, Dean Parisot (who directed the pilot) and Jeannine Renshaw for Universal Television.
The first three seasons aired between 2018 and 2020. On May 15, 2020, the series was renewed for a fourth season; which premiered on March 7, 2021. It was the last season in the series.
The series follows three suburban mothers, two of whom are sisters, who are having a hard time trying to make ends meet. They are tired of having everything taken away from them so they decide to pull off an unlikely heist by robbing a supermarket, only to discover that they're in for more than they bargained. Their successful robbery attracts the attention of the store manager after he recognizes one of the women, but for a different reason altogether tied to the money.
- Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland
- Retta as Ruby Hill
- Mae Whitman as Annie Marks
- Reno Wilson as Stan Hill
- Manny Montana as Rio
- Lidya Jewett as Sara Hill
- Isaiah Stannard as Sadie Marks
- Matthew Lillard as Dean Boland
On May 7, 2018, NBC renewed the series for a second season, which premiered on March 3, 2019. On April 12, 2019, NBC renewed the series for a third season of 16 episodes, which premiered on February 16, 2020. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the third season was cut down to 11 episodes.
Originally, Kathleen Rose Perkins was cast in the role of Beth in the pilot. Later it was confirmed she had left the project and the role would be recast. Christina Hendricks was announced as her replacement on July 10, 2017. On September 17, 2019, Jackie Cruz was cast in a recurring role for the third season. On November 13, 2020, Jonathan Silverman was cast in a recurring role for the fourth season. On April 13, 2021, Jordan Belfi joined the cast in a recurring role for the fourth season.
The first season was filmed at Third Rail Studios in Doraville, Georgia. For the second season, the series relocated its production to Los Angeles to take advantage of tax incentives provided by the California Film Commission under its "Program 2.0" initiative.
The website reported an approval rating of 62% based on 34 reviews, with an average rating of 6.32/10. , which uses a normalized rating to reviews, assigned a weight average score of 60 out of 100, based on 21 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".