Netflix’s latest original show will take us back to the 1980s in all their shoulder-padded glory and the era of GLOW, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.
During the height of professional male wrestling in the United States, women’s pro wrestling came on the scene and featured the same types of over-the-top characters that made audiences flock to watch the men.
This fictional look at the wrestling promotion stars Alison Brie (“Community”) as a struggling actress who lands a job as one of the ladies of GLOW when she hears about an audition hoping to find “unconventional women.”
The funny trailer features comedian and podcast host Marc Maron as the GLOW promoter and a whole lot of 1980s references, including a robot filled with drugs.
Check out the trailer below. The show launches on the streaming giant June 23.
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