Heartwarming / Girls

  • This scene with Hannah and Marnie dancing together to Robyn's "Dancing on My Own", also counts as Crowning Music of Awesome. Link here.
    • To be specific: Marnie just broke up with a guy and Hannah had quite a time (Adam playing around with her tummy fat, a subdued case of Weight Woe, she was told she has HPV, and her ex-boyfriend reveals that he's gay). The two of them dancing together just to forget about their miseries and hug each other before the credits is endearing.
  • "I was always here."
  • In The Return, Loreen apologizes for Hannah for dropping the ball on her regarding not funding her and is glad to see how her daughter is holding up (not that Hannah told the truth about how things are going).
  • Hannah's face in the cab after she and Adam start dating.
    Adam: Look, kid, I don't know what you want from me. Do you want me to be your boyfriend? Is that it? Do you want me to be your fucking boyfriend?
  • Hannah and Sandys' relationship in the first few episodes of the 2nd season....he's the most well-adjusted, sweet, loving guy she's ever dated. And then she fucks it up.
  • From "It's a Shame About Ray":
    Ray: I'm a fucking loser in a lot of ways, Shoshanna, you know that? It's like, like what makes me worth dating, you know? What makes me worth fucking anything?
    Shoshanna: That I'm falling in love with you.
    Ray: That's a crazy thing for you to say! It's way too early for you to say something like that! Way too early! You don't...that's not something that...
    Shoshanna: I-I'm sorry...
    Ray: ...I love you so fucking much.
    Shoshanna: What?
    Ray: I love you so fucking much.
    • Speaking of "It's a Shame About Ray," the ending scene with Hannah comforting Jessa in the bathtub.
  • Females Only
    • Adam and Hannah spooning, and then helping her with her pill intake.
    • Natalia's (Adam's date from Season 2) friend Angie, coming with her to confront Adam about his treatment of her and how he left without an explanation. It is very dramatic and it ends with the sweet Natalia wishing Adam and Hannah a crappy life with a baby after Angie exaggerates with a pregnancy, but it's nice to see a friendship where both parties totally support each other and would back up one another.
    • Hannah telling her therapist about Adam and how he helps calm her down.
  • Adam and Shoshanna commiserating with one another on the road trip.
  • Hannah bidding her grandmother goodbye in Flo, along with remember the good times she had with her and not the times where her grandmother made her feel fat.
    • Hannah's single and childless Aunt, when fighting for her Mother's engagement ring, stated that when she was stood up for her prom that her Mom promised her that ring.
    • Adam rushing (from NYC to Michigan in one night and a few hours) after he gets a text from Hannah about being in a car accident with her cousin, kissing her and scolding her for being so vague and panicking him.
  • Marnie comforting Shoshanna after the latter found out she's not graduating after missing 3 credits, Marnie told her something happened in college with a Hinduism class and Shosh is happy that Marnie can screw up too...until the older girl reveals she has been sleeping with Ray.
  • In "Cubbies", Shoshanna admitting to Ray that it was her fault their relationship ended and that she did actually love him.
  • In the 4th season finale, Caroline names her daughter Jessa Hannah after Jessa and Hannah, since Hannah called Jessa over and Jessa ended up helping with the birth.
  • In Queen for Two Days, Adam defends Jessa against her half-sister, who refuses to give Jessa money since Jessa doesn't stick to things, and states that Jessa “is a beautiful fuckin’ rainbow, cunning and sublime” and offers to pay for Jessa's schooling.
  • The end of The Panic In Central Park where after leaving Desi, Marnie heads over to Hannah's apartment and sleeps there with Fran and Hannah, the acknowledgement and welcome Hannah gives is sweet.
  • Homeward Bound
    • The end when Hannah, after hitching a ride from guy who left his abusive girlfriend, is driving into New York with him. He starts getting this amazing, gleeful, and awed look on his face and starts proclaiming he'll make a new life there and she, smiling and likely seeing the same enthusiasm she had when she moved there, sincerely states he'll love it and there is a lot of good pizza.
    • Adam with his niece Sample is just sweet.
  • Love Stories
    • Hannah has a girl to girl talk with a gal she was jealous of and even comforted her when the latter started crying about her life. They end up dancing and smoking weed together.
    • Ray and Marnie end up sleeping together.
  • I Love You Baby
    • Hermie and Shoshanna dancing together after cleaning up the cafe to "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You" by Frankie Valli.
    • Ray accompanying Marnie to her tour, for moral support while facing Desi.
    • The look on Tad's online boyfriend's face when he sees him at his door.
    • Elijah and Loreen commiserating and joking and drinking over being alone.
  • All I Ever Wanted
    • Hannah's parents and friends are all reading her piece in the newspaper, Marnie is proud to say the least.
    • Paul-Louis's and Hannah's time together was brief but very sweet to see, to see Hannah really have fun and enjoy herself with another person.
  • Hostage Situation
    • Hannah finally, after 6 seasons being the kind of friend Marnie needs when Desi gets violent and gives her both the honest truth of their dead marriage and apologizing for not being a good enough friend. To clinch it, when they leave the cottage they were staying at, Hannah actually physically lifts and supports Desi to the backseat of the car after he had passed out.
  • Painful Evaluation
    • How close enough Hannah is to show her mother (on camera phone) that she is bleeding while urinating.
    • Elijah comforting Hannah when he sees her feeling terrible even if he doesn't know that Hannah has an unplanned pregnancy.
    • Hermie lets out some honest advice to Ray about the direction his life is going, he shows he really does care about Ray.
  • As heart-breaking as Hermie's death was, Ray in Gummies decides to start a documentary focusing on gentrification that Hermie desired.
  • Full Disclosure
    • Elijah finally comes and around and apologizes to Hannah for telling her she'd be a terrible mother and for being upset at her news, telling her she'd be decent enough and most people with good parents are boring.
    • Hannah watches Adam's film about her and his relationship; there is a lot of emotion between Adam playing himself and Hannah watching that scene.
  • The Bounce
    • Elijah's ex-boyfriend Dill encourages Hannah to call Paul-Louis about her pregnancy and comforts her when Paul-Louis declined to be a part of their kid's life.
    • Elijah makes a friend with a very positive and outgoing gal named Athena who was auditioning for the same musical.
    • Marnie calls to apologize to Desi for her part in their marriage and that he doesn't have to pay her anything.
  • What Will We Do This Time About Adam?
    • Adam talking to Hannah's baby in the womb.
    • The interviews with older residents of Brooklyn talking about how the borough used to be and about their youth and of block parties.
    • Ray finding a partner in both creating a documentary and in love with Shoshanna's boss Abigail. They seal it with a kiss on a merry-go-round.
    • After a whole day of being apart from one another and a time of hurting one another, when Adam comes to their apartment with no keys, Jessa just welcomes him in like nothing.
  • Goodbye Tour
    • Hannah's father and his partner fully supporting her decision to move upstate and talking of how they will visit one another.
    • Hannah and Jessa trying to apologize to one another for everything before they officially call an end to their friendship, they and Marnie start to really dance and enjoy the engagement party.
  • Latching
    • Marnie moving to help support Hannah as she raises baby Grover.
    • Loreen consoling Marnie and encouraging her to achieve her dreams rather than stay with Hannah and Grover, for the good of their friendship.
    • Hannah comforting and lecturing a Bratty Teenage Daughter about what a sacrifice Motherhood is.
    • Grover finally latching onto Hannah's breast and she sings "Fast Car" as the credits roll.