She's been locked underground for 15 years. But she can't stop smiling.

What do you get when you mix a dollop of sugar, Tina Fey‘s whip-lash comedic timing, and a woman who has been imprisoned in a psychotic preacher’s underground bomb shelter for 15 years?

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

And this week on The Binge‘s live show, it is all we wanna chat about.

Season Two is about to drop on Netflix. But before its release date, if you haven’t already, we highly recommend you go back and watch Season One.

Because it’s brilliant, funny, and everything you could hope for in a rom-com-drama.

The show, which is produced by Tina Fey, is about Kimmy (Ellie Kemper who you might recognise from The Office) who escapes the aforementioned cult after the leader (played by Mad Men‘s Jon Hamm), convinces her and three other women that the apocalypse has arrived.

Image: Netflix.

And sure, she is a simple gal who has been stuck in an underground doomsday cult bunker for 15 years, but as Rosie Waterland perfectly sums up, she is also a strong willed, determined and reclaiming her life back on her own terms. Who can't love that.


"All her sister-wives just want to stay in the little town, but she decides, 'My life's been crappy, I'm gonna go to New York!'" Rosie says.

"So Kimmy goes to New York, and gets a job, and makes friends, and it's all about this ridiculously upbeat, positive girl despite everything she's been through, she's trying to make it in NYC."

Image: Netflix.

Kimmy finds herself becoming BFFs with her flatmate, a hilarious Broadway singer names Titus, working for a Manhattan socialite, Jacqueline, and befriending Lillian, an eccentric landlady. 

Oh, and like in all good comedies, she also finds herself in the middle of a love triangle.

So what are you waiting for? GO! Go and watch it now.

Because, as Rosie adds, it's on Netflix, and the whole of season two will drop at once, on April 15. So move people, move.

Listen to the whole episode of The Binge - including Rosie's epic live Game Of Thrones recap, right here: