British hard-hitting drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.
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A thoroughly thought-provoking drama series based on the events in a womens prison. Bad Girls captures the highs and lows in the prison, and questions which side of the bar really is the most intense- its a world where the 'screws' versus the 'cons,' a world where anything and everything can happen, a world where the women really are vulnerable at the hands of the screws... Written by Anonymous

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All episodes in Series 1 through to Series 4 (for example, the very first episode is called "Them and Us") have individual titles. However, Series 5 onwards dropped these individual titles in favour of episode numbers. See more »

Goofs

Julie Johnston's surname varies from Johnson and Johnston throughout the series run. See more »

Quotes

Jim Fenner: Should my ears be burning?
Colin Hedges: More than your ears, Fenner.
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Crazy Credits

Series 5, Episode 16 had a different ending theme. Instead of the usual blue and black background for the end credits, a black and gray background with a sad theme used. See more »

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Referenced in Drama Trails: 'Bad Girls' to 'Cold Blood' (2008) See more »

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Definitely worth watching
26 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

I haven't seen all of the series, but from what i've seen, it's a rarely impressive TV drama. All of the characters are carefully created, and the actors are doing a great job; while you're watching, it feels like you're really a part of their crew. You share their awkward moments, fights, their joys and losses; pain and hope are mixed in one here. And yet, tension and stress is not all that this show has to offer, there's a lot of fun moments too. And after all, a lot of love going on. These women have countless flaws, but they are still valuable human beings, and their hearts and souls are not made from stone. I'd definitely watch it again.


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