Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham's 'Playing House' Shows What A Real Female Best Friendship Is Like

Possibly without even realizing it, the USA network did something great for women: it put Playing House on the air. The comedy is the second TV series starring and created by Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham, following NBC's Best Friends Forever, an amazing series that wasn't given enough of a chance. Luckily, we can stop incessantly complaining over BFF's unjust cancellation and move on to absolutely loving Playing House . One of the best things about the show is its realistic and relatable portrayal of female friendship, which has to be credited to real life best friends St. Clair and Parham.

Playing House really serves as an example of what can happen when women write and produce their own stories. Female friendships are rarely portrayed in films or TV as it is, and it's even harder to find a representation that's actually recognizable to real women. So thank you, USA, for giving St. Clair and Parham a place to showcase their friendship, or really all of our friendships—now please just give them more than six episodes to do it.

In just three episodes, Playing House has delivered a ton of near-perfect moments between its two best friends, Emma (St. Clair) and Maggie (Parham). Here are Playing House's most relatable moments so far.

The Anticipation of Seeing Your Best Friend After A Long Separation

And Pure Love That Can Only Come After a Fight

It's an apology and renewal of your bond all at once.

The Random Phrases You Only Use With Each Other

How To Find the Bright Side of Any Situation

Getting divorced may be extremely difficult, especially while you're pregnant, but count on your best friend to find the silver lining by turning some extra space into a Pinterest-worthy craft corner.

The Frustration of Not Agreeing on How to Handle Something

But Supporting Her No Matter What

How to Handle an Awkward Situation

By mentally agreeing to make fun of it later.

The Importance of Admitting to Your Mistakes

And Just How Much Cheese Someone Can Eat

We've all been there, no judgement.

Your Secret Amusement At Watching Your BFF Freakout

The True Purpose of Brunch

What Constitutes Real Pants

The Perfect Amount of Teasing

Enough to make yourself laugh, but without actually making her feel bad.

How Even Lifelong Friends Can Surprise Each Other

What Exactly Goes in a Junk Drawer

It's like they can see into our brains.

How To Instantly Boost Your Friend's Confidence

Just How Important Female Friendships Can Be

Even If It's Not Like That


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