Grace and Frankie, Season 5
It was reported last year that Netflix declined to discontinue using imagery of Jane Fonda in the promotion of this series, even though research showed that she tended to turn viewers off.
But then, maybe the streaming giant knows what it’s doing, because when this series was launched, there were many critics who said it would struggle to find an audience.
In fact its story of the close friendship between two women, which blossoms after both find out their husbands are gay, has been a hit with millennials who warmed to the show’s themes of sisterhood, getting on without men and laughing through life’s problems.
The protagonists’ wrinkly skin and deteriorating bodies aren’t cause for mockery or sympathy, rather, they only add to the sense of them as icons playing by their own rules. So far, Tomlin has won the lion’s share of awards