Bomb Girls

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  • TV-14
  • 2012
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.8  (4,431)

Shown on the REELZ cable network Bomb Girls' is about the life of the Canadian women who work for Victory munitions during World War II. The show examines the lives of the various women who work the bomb assembly line and how each one's life is affected by their job and by the events of WWII. The plot looks at the effects of being a woman working in a, predominantly, man's field and the prejudices they face from the men who also work at the factory. The beginning of the series introduces us to the principle characters: Lorna, Gladys, Kate, Betty and Edith. Lorna, the shift matron, is a wife and mother of three children: two grown boys serving in the war and a daughter who if working as a volunteer nurse at the infirmary. Lorna also supports her family due to her husband's injuries which left him partially paralyzed. Gladys is the daughter of wealthy parents, who wants to volunteer in a meaningful way to the war effort and make her own voice count and hopes to find what makes her feel a vital and important part of the world around her. Despite her agreement with her parents to only work in the office she finds her way to the munitions floor to make, what she considers, a significant contribution to the effort. Despite initial prejudices Gladys finds herself being accepted by her co-workers. Kate, who ran from her religiously abusive father to find her way in the munitions factory, and Betty, the outwardly tough but lonely girl who befriends Kate, also bring their own dramatic twists to the plot. Edith, who is forced to deal with the issues of losing her husband during the war and raising two young children alone, helps to round out the human element of the story of what these women endure to do their patriotic duty for the war effort, while dealing with open prejudice.

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Facing the Enemy
1. Facing the Enemy
March 27, 2014
The series concludes with this feature-length coda that follows the women at Victory Munitions as they contend with a saboteur in the factory.
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Shown on the REELZ cable network Bomb Girls' is about the life of the Canadian women who work for Victory munitions during World War II. The show examines the lives of the various women who work the bomb assembly line and how each one's life is affected by their job and by the events of WWII. The plot looks at the effects of being a woman working in a, predominantly, man's field and the prejudices they face from the men who also work at the factory.

The beginning of the series introduces us to the principle characters: Lorna, Gladys, Kate, Betty and Edith. Lorna, the shift matron, is a wife and mother of three children: two grown boys serving in the war and a daughter who if working as a volunteer nurse at the infirmary. Lorna also supports her family due to her husband's injuries which left him partially paralyzed.

Gladys is the daughter of wealthy parents, who wants to volunteer in a meaningful way to the war effort and make her own voice count and hopes to find what makes her feel a vital and important part of the world around her. Despite her agreement with her parents to only work in the office she finds her way to the munitions floor to make, what she considers, a significant contribution to the effort. Despite initial prejudices Gladys finds herself being accepted by her co-workers.

Kate, who ran from her religiously abusive father to find her way in the munitions factory, and Betty, the outwardly tough but lonely girl who befriends Kate, also bring their own dramatic twists to the plot. Edith, who is forced to deal with the issues of losing her husband during the war and raising two young children alone, helps to round out the human element of the story of what these women endure to do their patriotic duty for the war effort, while dealing with open prejudice.

Bomb Girls is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on September 11, 2012.

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Bomb Girls is available for streaming on the ReelzChannel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bomb Girls on demand at Amazon Prime, Vudu, FuboTV, The Roku Channel Free, Crackle, Tubi TV, Pluto TV and Plex.

  • Premiere Date
    September 11, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (4,431)