This season, Lena Dunham’s Girls took us on an emotional rollercoaster with euphoric (and even drug-induced) highs and snorting-coke-off-of-a-public-toilet-seat lows. While last year’s episodes focused on character development and relationships, season 2 centered around the six main characters’ breakdowns and path to rebuilding.

While it has taken us a few days to really come to terms with the fact that there will be no new episodes of Girls until next year, we want to properly celebrate the madness and brilliance that was season 2. From the horribly cringeworthy to the utterly hilarious and everything in between, here is our collection of the most memorable moments of Girls ‘ second season.

Marnie and Elijah’s “Three Pumps” (2×01)

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This whole scene made us throw our hands over our eyes and peer at the screen through our fingers. It was messy, sudden, and just plain uncomfortable. Marnie’s desperation and Elijah’s loneliness were all too evident. Then Elijah kept repeating that the act only consisted of “three pumps.” If we never have to hear Elijah utter those two words ever again, we’ll die happy.

Hannah and Sandy’s Breakup (2×02)

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This scene was so poignant because it really delved into how some people today see race and politics. Hannah oversimplified and generalized the views of the conservatives and then defended white women as if they are a minority. The absolute best part of the scene though was when Hannah used “flip it and reverse it” in talking about white women, and then denied knowing that it’s a famous line in a Missy Elliot song. Hannah’s discussion of race definitely hit the nail on the head in terms of how hypocritical and backwards many people’s social viewpoints still are.

The Mesh Top (2×03)

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Can we all just take a moment to appreciate how awesome it was that Lena Dunham spent more than half of the episode walking around in a neon mesh top? Sure, it was pretty jarring at first to have a clear view of Hannah’s chest but after a while the shirt started to look pretty cool. Trendworthy, even. In fact, we may have liked it better than the top she traded away. The image of her in that top will not fade from our memories any time soon.

A Conversation Between Friends (2×06)

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Who knew that their relationship could fall so far? This scene between Hannah and Marnie was absolutely heartbreaking. We could see the girls drifting apart with each lie that they told. The combination of their faces, wavering voices, and lonely surroundings brought tears to our eyes and formed lumps in our throats. As Hannah writes in the season finale, “A friendship between college girls is grander and more dramatic than any romance … ”

Hannah and the Q-Tip (2×09)

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We all knew what was coming as soon as she put that Q-tip near her ear. We’ve all heard the horror stories. Lucky for us, we’re now all terrified of swabbing our ears out ever again. The look on Hannah’s face and that piercing screech that came out of her mouth was enough to make our skin crawl. This moment made for a really powerful indicator of Hannah’s mental state and will probably serve as a PSA for ear care for years to come.

Adam’s Sexual Domination (2×09)

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That was the best euphemism we could think of for the horrible act that closed out the penultimate episode of the season. This single scene demonstrated just how much alcohol, and Hannah for that matter, has affected Adam’s life. You could sense just how uncomfortable and unhappy Shiri Appleby’s character felt underneath that maniacal version of Adam. We hope to never see that side of him again.

The “FaceSpace” Scene (2×10)

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Season 2 ended with what was quite possibly the best scene of the series so far. The emotion of the scene stemmed from these two broken people essentially helping each other when nobody else can. Hannah chooses to FaceTime Adam because she knows that he best understands what she is going through. He knows about her past and loves her for it. Hannah, on the other hand, understands Adam’s issues but has not fully accepted them until now.

The image of Adam holding Hannah in his arms truly conveys the season’s closing message that everything is going to be ok for the both of them. If we had to pick the most memorable moment of the season, this would be it.

What moments stick out in your mind from this season of ‘Girls’? Are there any that you think we missed?

Your wish is Marvel’s command. Fans have wanted to see a live-action Squirrel Girl adaptation, and it looks like it might actually happen thanks to New Warriors.

If you don’t know who Squirrel Girl is, do yourself a favor and look her up. Her name is Doreen Green and, shockingly, she can talk to squirrels. (Who would’ve guessed?) But it doesn’t stop there! She’s also got super strength and speed.

Fans have been fantasy casting the role for a while, but when Anna Kendrick said she wanted to play the character, the internet went wild.

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Your wish is Marvel’s command. Fans have wanted to see a live-action Squirrel Girl adaptation, and it looks like it might actually happen thanks to New Warriors.

If you don’t know who Squirrel Girl is, do yourself a favor and look her up. Her name is Doreen Green and, shockingly, she can talk to squirrels. (Who would’ve guessed?) But it doesn’t stop there! She’s also got super strength and speed.

Fans have been fantasy casting the role for a while, but when Anna Kendrick said she wanted to play the character, the internet went wild.

Shannon Purser has also declared her interest in the role. You’ll know her as Barb from Stranger Things, but she’s also just been added to Riverdale.

Before we can start casting, however, we need a show, and according to TV Line, that show is New Warriors.

Marvel and ABC Studios are currently shopping the project around, which would be a half-hour comedy based on the character. One of the tell-tale signs of a Squirrel Girl story line is its lighthearted and humorous nature, so this sounds like a perfect fit.

TV Line reports that the show is being described as “the junior version of The Avengers,” and that “the New Warriors are a superhero squad made up of teenagers.”

Marvel has, of course, brought plenty of its characters to the small screen and to great success. There’s even a chance that this project could be tied to some of the Netflix properties, as Doreen acts as a nanny to Luke Cage and Jessica Jones’ daughter, Danielle, in the comic books.

Just think about that crossover potential.

Are you looking forward to this ‘New Warriors’ show if it stars Squirrel Girl?

Shannon Purser plays fan-favorite character Barb on Stranger Things and now she’s joining a new project on The CW.

A lot of people instantly fell in love with Barb the moment she graced our screens in the Netflix hit series Stranger Things, and who can blame them? She was cool, confident, and not at all worried about what the popular kids thought of her.

Then the Demogorgon arrived. But that’s a tale for another day.

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Shannon Purser plays fan-favorite character Barb on Stranger Things and now she’s joining a new project on The CW.

A lot of people instantly fell in love with Barb the moment she graced our screens in the Netflix hit series Stranger Things, and who can blame them? She was cool, confident, and not at all worried about what the popular kids thought of her.

Then the Demogorgon arrived. But that’s a tale for another day.

EW is now reporting that Purser has joined Riverdale, the television show based on the Archie comics.

Purser will be portraying Ethel Muggs for at least three episodes.

Don’t expect her to follow in the footsteps of her comic book equivalent, however. Ethel may have a crush on Jughead in the source material, but EW is reporting that she’ll have her heart set on someone else.

Ethel will also be teaming up with Veronica and Betty as they set out to get revenge on Reggie Mantle, Archie’s nemesis.

In July, we brought you our thoughts on the Riverdale pilot after we saw it at San Diego Comic-Con. It’ll be premiering midseason next winter on the CW and provides a darker spin on the original Archie characters as they become wrapped up in a murder mystery.

Though the pilot has already been shot, the remaining 12 episodes have yet to be filmed. Production on the rest of the season will begin in early September, and the show is expected to premiere in early 2017, barring any complications.

Are you looking forward to seeing Shannon Purser on ‘Riverdale’?

The Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Nick Jonas, Dwayne The Rock Johnson-led Jumanji sequel/reboot/whatever has completed its family with the addition of Karen Gilan.

In a Facebook post on Monday, The Rock announced that the Doctor Who alum will be joining Jumanji 2 and rounding out the cast. The Rock bills her character as having “the most important role in our movie.”

“We had to find a girl,” The Rock wrote of casting Gillan in Jumanji 2, “but not just any girl.” He continued:

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The Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Nick Jonas, Dwayne The Rock Johnson-led Jumanji sequel/reboot/whatever has completed its family with the addition of Karen Gilan.

In a Facebook post on Monday, The Rock announced that the Doctor Who alum will be joining Jumanji 2 and rounding out the cast. The Rock bills her character as having “the most important role in our movie.”

“We had to find a girl,” The Rock wrote of casting Gillan in Jumanji 2, “but not just any girl.” He continued:

A girl who has “Chutzpah”. Guts and talent to stand her ground and hold her own against Nick’s cool rockstar ways, Jack’s relentless energy and genius, Kevin’s masterful timing and skills and the big, brown, bald tattooed guy who just simply stands there and oooooozes smoldering, captivating, sizzling, can’t take your eyes off this brilliant manly man… never mind I got drunk on the ol’ DJ kool aid again.

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m proud to announce a girl who’s playing the most important role in our movie – the talented, beautiful and down for a Scottish fight at any time, Ms. Karen Gillan.

And yes, this is the girl who is so bad ass she shaved her freaking head for Guardians of the Galaxy.

The Rock goes on to promise that “this isn’t a remake or a reboot, but a continuation of the awesome Jumanji story we love.”

Filming begins next month in Hawaii and is slated to hit theaters next year.

Gillan is best known for her role as Amy Pond in Doctor Who and, as The Rock notes, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.

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The Jumanji “continuation” has been met with lots of skepticism since the original was led by the late Robin Williams. It just seems like an unnecessary, unoriginal idea.