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Tap Your Legs In Ginny And Georgia Explained

January 9, 2023

Ginny And Georgia is back on screens and what would another season of a beloved show be without a few questions to address? Created by Sarah Lampert, the comedy-drama focused on the titular characters premiered on Netflix in February 2021 and was renewed a few months later.

The wait has been long since season 2 finally landed on Thursday, January 5, 2023.

After so long, it’s been exciting to reunite with some favorite characters, and fans of Abby (played by Katie Douglas) will be pleased to see that she’s featured more in the latest batch of episodes.

However, his storyline certainly brings more heartache into the mix. As the audience watches, there may be some curiosity about the recording of your legs in Ginny And Georgia, so let’s break it down.

Antonia Gentry as Ginny, Sara Waisglass as Maxine Baker in episode 207 of Ginny & GeorgiaGinny and Georgia © Netflix | Marni Grossman

Tap Your Legs In Ginny And Georgia Explained

***WARNING: Ginny And Georgia season 2 spoilers and body dysmorphia content below***

It is established in Ginny And Georgia that Abby struggles with her body image and suffers from body dysmorphia.

For those unfamiliar, body dysmorphia is essentially a mental health issue that causes a person to dwell on what they perceive to be defects in appearance. It can cover a wide range of things.

In the series, we see Abby struggling with the feeling that her legs aren’t slender enough. To fit into smaller jeans and create the illusion of a more pronounced thigh gap, she wraps her legs around the thigh.

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In one scene, Matt Press (played by Damian Romeo) touches his leg and asks, “What is that? Is it band? She tells him to shut up but he asks her if she is bandaging her legs.


“Everyone is fighting a battle you can’t see”

Showrunner Debra J Fisher recently spoke to Variety about Abby’s story, explaining “we had several people on our creative team with this lived experience” of using the tape in this way:

“We’re going to do it [further]. In Season 1, we had several people struggling with eating disorders; we wanted to point out that this is something you know your best friend is going through and literally have no idea. Everyone is fighting a battle you can’t see, even your best friends.


Who plays Abby in Ginny And Georgia?

Abby actress Katie Douglas previously played Megan in the 2018 film Every Day, but has also starred in such films as The Walk (Kate Coughlin), Believe Me: The Abduction Of Lisa McVey (Lisa McVey) and Level 16 (Vivian).

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Other television roles include Pretty Hard Cases (Jackie Sullivan), Raising Expectations (Conner Wayney), Mary Kills People (Naomi Malik) and Burden Of Truth (Amanda Parson).

You can find her on Instagram at katiedouglas98.

Ginny And Georgia streams exclusively on Netflix.

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