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YMMV / Broad City

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  • Base-Breaking Character: Bevers - he's either the worst character on the show and needs to be written out, or hilarious because he's like that one guy that everybody has met at one point or another.
  • Les Yay: Abbi and Ilana have this by the bucketloads.
  • Memetic Mutation: While it's been around before the show aired, Broad City certainly did help bring "Yas queen!" to the mainstream lexicon.
  • Unintentional Period Piece: While the show has a semi-gentrified aesthetic that could date it badly, there are a few moments that stand out as very 2010s:
    • In a Season 1 episode, Lincoln tells a gay character, "I'm not getting married until everyone can get married," dating it to before 2015.
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    • The montage in the first episode of Season 3 features Abbi wearing a white and gold dress at the same time as Ilana wearing a blue and black dress, referencing the meme from 2015.
    • A Season 3 episode shows Ilana temporarily working at Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign headquarters, instantly dating the episode to 2015/2016.
    • A couple of episodes in Season 4 immediately date to 2017: Ilana gets upset when she has to remove her impractical Obama-themed nails ("It's like they're leaving office all over again!") and realizes in a later episode that she hasn't been able to have an orgasm since Trump was elected. And Trump's name is censored every time it's spoken aloud for the entire season.
  • The Woobie: Ilana at times. She puts up a brave face but she's really scared of losing Abbi.

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