The opening episode is not entirely engaging but it at least gives the audience a sense of what these friends are about.
This recap of Netflix series Can You Hear Me? season 1, episode 1, “The Girls from the Block” contains significant spoilers.
How does Can You Hear Me? season 1, episode 1, “The Girls from the Block” open?
Episode 1 begins with Amélie having a meeting with Ada — Ada is asked how her week has gone and she talks about how she has controlled her anger. Amélie mentions how she keeps meeting therapy sessions. It’s very clear that Ada is not controlling her anger with the flashbacks. Ada leaves her session and Carolanne meets her outside; Ada imitates her therapist. There’s a car blocking them so Ada gets it moving.
Fabiola is charmed.
Fabiola tells Jean-Michel that he’s late for work but he charms her back and kisses her on the cheek.
The three women meet up
Eventually, in episode 1, the three friends meet up. While having sex, Ada answers the phone and it’s her mother — she takes money off the man she’s having sex with and gets back in Carolanne’s car. They go see Fabiola at work who works at a fast-food joint. While eating, Ada tells Carolanne that she has been weird for a month — she asks if it is about Keven, her ex. When Fabiola joins them, she tells them she’s on a diet; Fabiola noticed that Ada has dried s***n in her hair, and they all laugh.
How does Can You Hear Me? season 1, episode 1, “The Girls from the Block” end?
Ada tried telling Fabiola that Jean-Michel is using her but she apologizes for not minding her own business. The trio head to the subway to sing and people start leaving money for them. Ada reiterates to Fabiola that she should get rid of Jean-Michel. In the night, they get some popcorn and grab some DVDs. Carolanne starts having a panic attack after receiving a text from Keven; Ada tries to get her to breathe and calm down. The opening episode is not entirely engaging but it at least gives the audience a sense of what these friends are about.
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