Each day in Advent I will be celebrating one of the TV heroines of 2016 -as let’s face it, it has been a pretty sucky year, and we could all use some female fictional icons to take our mind off Brexit, Trump, and the general doomsday vibe!
Why a heroine and not a hero? Well one of the reasons I am such a TV fanatic is that the genre seems to be far more ‘equal-opportunities than it’s film relation. No longer are the fairer sex subjected to the role of love interest or sister – they are now allowed to be rulers, protagonists, and saviours of mankind. This is both forward-thinking and inspiring, as, let’s face it, a story with twice as many complex characters is twice as interesting!
Heroine: Paris Geller
A firm fan-favourite of the Gilmore Girls saga, Paris transformed from bullying mean girl to crazed yet lovable friend in just 7 short seasons, returning in ‘A Year in the Life’ to remind us all that yes, she runs the world, as is still as fabulous as she was nine years ago. Paris is unashamed of her ambition and drive, and with Rory’s friendship and encouragements blossoms into a girl as beloved as she is brilliant.
Top Paris moments up to 2016
1.Paris in 2016
2.Paris is televised
3.Paris the Editor