During its first season, NBC's Good Girls was filled with more shocking surprises than viewers anticipated, making it the TV thrill ride of 2018. So far, the second season has continued that sinuous trajectory as our three Detroit-based moms-turned-crooks navigate criminal life, all the while trying desperately to escape it. While the series boasts a stellar cast, including Christina Hendricks and Mae Whitman, the true revelation has turned out to be Retta (pictured above) as Ruby Hill. To many, the actress is only known for her stand-up, along with some dry comedic turns in series like Parks and Recreation (as Donna Meagle). But as a desperate mother who will do anything to save her sick child, Retta shines.
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