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    Netflix's "Dash And Lily" Is Exactly The Series We Need Right Now

    The perfect holiday escape.

    Dash & Lily is a new holiday romance series on Netflix, and it's just about the cutest show to be released all year.

    Still from Dash & LIly: Lily shows her Christmas Tree dress to Dash as they stand near a food table at a party

    It's set during the holidays in New York, and is about two teens — the Dash and Lily of the title — who have never met but who form a friendship through a little red notebook.

    Lily stands on stage with fairy lights on the curtain behind her, holding a microphone

    While Lily loves the holidays and is shattered that her family has left her alone (with the exception of her brother) for Christmas, Dash lies to his separated parents for the express purpose of being alone.

    Dash stands in the street holding a red cowboy boot

    It's all just so romantic. A book of dares, passed back and forth across New York City, centred around an iconic bookstore? It's tropey rom-com heaven — and it's also very funny.

    A close-up of an open notebook with blank lines drawn on the page and the words "a coded message. you can decipher it with the right books." handwritten on it.

    And while watching Dash and Lily get up to adventures across the city is fun, one of the absolute best parts of the series is the supporting cast.

    Boomer sits in a booth at the pizza place he works at with his hands on a red notebook

    It's a world populated with colorful and mostly kind characters who ultimately want to help each other.

    Langston lies in bed while Benny sits next to him without a shirt on

    Here's the thing — Dash & Lily is cheesy and not entirely realistic, but that's exactly what's great about it.

    Lily wears a crown and triumphantly dance sin a crowd of people

    This is a modern fairytale, where the magic is found in other people (even when you're not connected in person) and hope can be conjured out of the darkest moments.

    Dash stands on a subway car full of people in Santa costumes