A little more than a month before its Jan. 13 premiere, HBO finally posted more than a 20-second teaser for the anticipated second season of “Girls” on its YouTube page Friday morning. And despite this being the family-friendly YouTube that it is, creator Lena Dunham managed to squeeze plenty of T&A and plot hints, enough to give us fan #girls something to chew on until we can get our fix of girlswhoaredumberthanus.
Here are a few quick kneejerk reactions to things we noticed in the two minute teaser that we’ll watch over and over again for the next few weeks. If you haven’t seen the end of the first season, then SPOILERS AHEAD. We won’t get into the discussion about how something can’t be a SPOILER if it’s describing an event that has already happened and been aired many times.
1. More screen time with Sad Adam’s abs
So Hannah did break up with Adam after pissing him off so much that he practically threw himself AT A MOVING TRUCK. And it looks the now-stalker is really fucked up about it. More sad than mad, which I didn’t quite expect considering his reaction to her in the ambulance in the first season finale. But at least he’s still going to be shirtless a lot.
2. Elijah is back
Hannah is finally living up to her destiny to be a beard--for her ex-boyfriend, Elijah, who now lives with her. They appropriately watch YouTube videos in her bed together, wearing hoodies.
3. Star power hour
See a few familiar faces? Patrick Wilson (“Little Children,” “Hard Candy”) is going to be a love interest for Hannah--a super hot, super naked, super rich doctor love interest. Wilson takes his clothes off in most of his movies, so there’s a good chance we’ll get some additional male support in the hot body department this season (finally). Oh, and a wilson of a different variety, Rita Wilson, is going to play Marnie’s definitely critical (but “cool!”) mom. This makes sense.
4. Shoshanna is getting laid
Oh, thank God. Oh, thank you Baby Jesus.
5. Charlie finally belongs
His new facial hair really screams, “Want to go to Brooklyn Flea with me to look for a Polaroid camera?”
6. The Haircut
Dunham chopped her hair into a pixie not long after Miley Cyrus did, and I just figured she was making a “FUCK THIS I’M DONE WITH FILMING I DO WHAT I WANT!” statement. But it looks like the change made its way into the second season. I can’t relate to taking out all of my quarter-life crisis rage on my hair. Nope. Not at all.
7. Distinct possibility
Marnie might even have some enjoyable sex this season--WITH THE “I’M A MAN AND I CAN DO THINGS” GUY FROM THE FIRST SEASON! Sorry for the all caps, but my GOD, you guys.
8. Jessa is still a mess
I mean, she married Mashups Guy after a week and looks like she’ll be sporting Bo Derek corn rows this season so I don’t know what I was expecting anyway but OK.
“Girls” premieres Jan. 13 on HBO. Check back here for more updates soon.
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