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10 Reasons Why One Day At A Time Is The Best New Netflix Show

If you haven't heard already, One Day At A Time is a This Netflix-original comedy-drama that is inspired by Norman Lear's 1975 series of the same name. This series follows the life of Penelope, a newly single Army veteran, and her Cuban-American family, as they navigate through the ups and downs of life.

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10. They Discuss Single Motherhood

Let's be real, being a single parent is hard, and the show portrays the everyday struggle of raising a family pretty well.

9. Mental Health

I love that this show discusses such real things like mental health. It's something so many people struggle with and it's amazing that they shed light on it.

8. Female Empowerment

Elena is one confident women who is so unapologetically herself, you'll want her to be your role model.

7. The New Normal

Schneider is the nosy landlord always up in the Alvarez's family business. Even though he is white and grew up wealthy, he has created a spot for into the Alvarez family by involving himself in their new family dynamic.

6. Immigration

With the current political climate in the US, I love that they give this point of view to the audience, so they can better understand the heartache it causes when families are broken up.

5. Sexuality


Without giving too much away, THEY COMPLETELY FLIP THE SCRIPT on the typical coming out story. Even if you don't watch the whole series, you HAVE to watch this episode. ( S01E11 - "Pride & Prejudice")

4. It's lowkey hilarious

Cause what would a sitcom be without a little comic relief?

3. Cultural References

I love how much Latino culture they infuse into the show, specifically Cuban culture.

2. Religion

The discussion around religion will always be relevant, the show makes it so relatable show perspective from both a religious and non-religious side.

1. It got picked up for Season 2!!

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Need I say more?

Season 2 premieres on January 26, 2018 on Netflix!

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