Back in 2015, watching episodes of Martin helped me maintain my sanity in one of the worst seasons of my life.
As I endured months of blatant disrespect at an underpaid job that I couldn’t afford to quit, I found myself relying on Sheneneh, Hustle Man and Ol’ Otis to pull me out of my funk. And without fail, for 24 minutes, I could escape my bleak reality with mindless laughter. (OK, and a hoard of cookies, too.) But I’m not the only one who understands the powerful impact that shows can have in times of stress, grief and uncertainty.
Below, nine women get candid about the shows that helped them get through the toughest times in their lives, from Ted Lasso to How to Get Away with Murder.