Are you a feminist?
Despite the show's pejorative title (one carried over from its source text), it's about empowered women struggling for recognition in a male-dominated industry, where they are responsible for the heavy lifting and artistry that the job demands. It's alarming how a show about gender dynamics in the workplace set 40-plus years in the past is this relevant today: Women still earn around 20% less than their male colleagues, and must fight for consideration for jobs that underqualified men are often handed.
Though we women contain multitudes, Good Girls often forces its class-action heroines to choose between their careers and their love interests, whom News of the Week has conveniently paired them with for maximum make-out potential (job assignments echo the dynamics of an arranged marriage in most cases). Grace Gummer shows up as "Nora Ephron" (not to be confused with Nora Ephron), to point out the flaws in this system before making a dramatic exit. At times early in the series, I wished we could spend more time plotting the ladies' lawsuit than watching a newsmagazine procedural, in which writers must furiously churn out copy to placate the printing presses.