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    "Derry Girls" Had A Flashback Episode, Proving We Need A Spinoff All About The Mums

    Ma Mary and Aunt Sarah were the blueprint.

    As I’m sure you’re aware, we’re heading closer and closer to the end of Derry Girls.

    We’ll be saying bye to the girls next week, but Erin, Orla, and the rest of the gang were in last night’s episodes — it was all about the mums!

    It was their school reunion, and there was a flashback that took us back to ’77 – the year of their leaver’s prom – and honestly, it was the backstory we didn’t know we needed.

    Erin is exactly like young Mary — from the dreams of making a mark on the world to the obsession with boys — and Sarah looked flawless (as usual) and was as carefree as ever.

    Naturally, they all went to Our Lady Immaculate too, and the ’70s equivalent of Sister Michael was just as terrifying.

    Michelle’s mum, Diedre, was a punk, which just makes so much sense.

    Just like Claire, young Geraldine was the group's resident worrier.

    And because it isn’t Derry Girls without an honorary boy thrown in, the girls were joined by Diedre’s American cousin Rob, who was treated with about the same amount of respect that James gets.

    Oh, and in a surprising twist, Jenny’s mum was also part of the crew.

    And of course young Grandpa showed up, as protective as ever.

    On their last night as students, the gang were determined to make the moment last forever, getting themselves into some shenanigans that felt oh so familiar.

    Even though we barely saw our faves, fans were loving the throwback episode.

    Just when you think #DerryGirls can't get any better ....💚🤍🧡

    Twitter: @keithmdoyle

    Well done. Outstanding Derry Girls episode. I am crying with nostalgia. Superb younger generation casting. #derrygirls @LisaMMcGee

    Twitter: @EStudentviews

    You'd think looking from the outside in that a throwback episode with the parents would be a show running out of ideas but my god that was one of the best of the season 👏 #DerryGirls

    Twitter: @ShayP_M

    And if we weren’t already in our feelings about the show ending, the adorable dedication at the end was enough to set us off.

    ‘For The Mammies’ got me 😭😭😭 #DerryGirls

    Twitter: @SineadKeenan

    Really wish my Mammie could have seen Tonight’s #DerryGirls x

    Twitter: @TaraLynneONeil1

    The mums’ chaotic shenanigans prove that a prequel would basically write itself, and it’s what the people want!

    If tonight's #DerryGirls ends up being a backdoor pilot for a spin-off, I'd be here for it. Every one of them captured the mannerisms of their counterparts perfectly. Honestly, just not ready for it to end.

    Twitter: @ian_sandwell

    PLEASE do a prequel series!!! #DerryGirls

    Twitter: @Darth_Pingu

    To give us this episode without committing to a full prequel series is just twisting the knife with only one episode left. 😩 #DerryGirls

    Twitter: @hellizzie

    OMFG #DerryGirls more like #DerryMums and if this Is the pilot for a spin off set in 1977!!! I am fucking here for it!!!!!

    Twitter: @dollyton81

    What did you think of the Derry Girls flashback episode? Would you watch more of the mums in their teen years? Let us know in the comments!