After a great and underrated first season, Dollface is finally back! The girls have just survived the pandemic and figuring out their lives ahead of the 30 milestone.
At this point in time, Kat Dennings can do no wrong as far as I’m concerned. And even though the second season of Dollface doesn’t focus on her character as heavily as the first season, creator and writer Jordan Weiss still managed to give us enough Jules Wiley and Cat Lady to make you enjoy this journey.
Set right after the pandemic, we reconnect with our girls Jules, Maddison (Brenda Song), Stella (Shay Mitchell) and Izzy (Esther Povitsky) looking to restart their social lives while being faced with turning 30.
To be honest, I wasn’t a fan of Stella and Izzy in the first season. However, they’ve grown up so much this time. Stella is trying to figure out her life and what she wants to do, and Izzy has a boyfriend, Liam (side note, Jayson Blair is very handsome).
As the squad navigates an imagined post-quarantine life, Madison asks Jules the most relatable rhetorical question: “So, you know how we’re nowhere near the places we thought we’d be in our lives?” That line will resonate with plenty of young people not only because it precisely encapsulates the feeling of the chaotic decade post-college, but because it’s an especially poignant expression of being two years into a pandemic in which everyone was forced to hit pause. And I couldn’t relate more to anyone.
Should you watch it?
For whatever minor issues there are in Dollface’s, when you finish watching it, it feels gone too soon. After nearly two years of virtual hangouts and improvement projects (home, self, craft, houseplant, and more), it was nice to stop over in the delightful, post-pandemic world of Dollface camaraderie. It finally seemed like a post-pandemic world to look forward to.