- Summary: The lives of women assembly line workers at Toronto's Victory Munitions during World War II are the subject of this Canadian-made drama series.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Season 1 premiere date: Sep 11, 2012
- Episode Length: 60
- Air Time: 08:00 PM
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Essentially a prime-time soap, Bomb Girls is a well-plotted, smartly written soap that doesn't shy away from, shocking, even gruesome, plot turns in showing the dangers of working in a bomb-making factory.
The strained '40s-speak starts to recede in the third episode (four were sent to critics), and, not coincidentally, the performances begin to improve--what looked like community theater acting in the pilot suddenly seems more natural.
A trite and drab melodrama about women on the WWII homefront who go to work on the dangerous front lines of a munitions factory, assembling bombs that aren't nearly as lethal as the corny dialogue and the comically stilted performances.
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