30 minutes

After 15 years of living in a cult, the unbreakable and wide-eyed Kimmy is rescued along with three other women, causing a national sensation that culminates with an appearance on the "Today" show. Before getting back on the bus to Indiana, however, Kimmy decides it's time to reclaim her life. Armed with just a backpack, light-up sneakers, a couple way-past-due library books and a big wad of rescue-fund cash, she's ready to take on New York City.
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Mar 7, 2015 7:18PM EST

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This was a joy to watch. Funny, irreverent, silly. I must admit that when I heard the theme of the show I wasn't sure it would work, but I was wrong. Netflix managed to make fun of so many things in 13 short half-hour episodes and they got the tone spot on. It dealt with religious cults, small town hicks, racism, sexism, and class-ism. If you had told me that I was going to find a story about an ex-member of an apocalyptic religious cult's life in New York with her gay, black room-mate, her murdering, drug dealing landlady and her racist Native American employer, I would have told you that you were out of your mind! But it was the funniest thing I've watched in a while. All of the negative traits were dealt with in an intelligent and insightful way. The main characters learn a lot about themselves and it is touching and funny in the process. I really hope that Netflix does a second season.


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