They are back for more and they are about to make their own rules.
“Season two ends with Beth apparently shooting Rio, and Turner is there as well. She thinks she’s going to go in and just try to pay off her situation, turns out he’s watching her. The one person who was watching her and tearing her down and setting her up over and over and over and playing mind games with her is now out of the picture. So, instead of trying to clean up her life and go back to normal, suburban life, Beth decides to start her own empire and this is her opportunity to start from the bottom and work her way up and she decides to make that choice,” says Hendricks.
Setting up season three Whitman sets the story. “The opening of season three is all about… it shows them all in their new different jobs and you don’t really know why and you don’t really understand what they all pertain to. They’re all sort of benevolent enough you don’t really think much of it. And then you figure out, okay Annie’s a valet person because she’s actually getting all these $1 bills and you figure out Ruby is doing nails because she’s using the acetone and the stuff and the paperwork and all of it is because they’re creating this counterfeit money and they need all of those different elements to put it together and actually get this done themselves. So it’s actually pretty ingenious and I just think it’s cool. I love how it builds into this first episode where you don’t even really know what’s going on until you see all the pieces come together.
But season three is an opportunity for a brand new start as Retta explains. “You try to be resourceful, you try to just figure things out, and they have somehow figured out how they can get this counterfeiting thing together. Having Ruby work in the nail salon to have access to chemicals that they need, to have Annie have a job where ones are readily available, and then Beth working in the paper store where she has access to printers and to paper and that sort of thing. They’ve done all the little things that they feel that they need, and we realize in the first or second, I’m not sure, that we just haven’t gotten the art down. And so that’s when Beth tries to get somebody else in who’s better at the art, much to Annie’s chagrin. But if it’s not working, it’s not working. So by hook or by crook, they’re going to figure out a way to make this counterfeit money look legit.”
Watch the interview for more from the cast, including what’s going on with Annie, starting a new business and the new dynamic between the three ladies. Good Girls season three premieres on NBC Sunday February 16.