The latest episode of Minx titled "Welcome to Gals World" takes us on a wild adventure in Las Vegas while setting up intrigue back at Bottom Dollar. Let recap the funny, empowering and cliffhanger-filled events of this stellar episode. Minx delivers lively 1970s feminist fun from chauvinist publishers to tennis matches with frying pans.
Joyce and Doug Mission in Vegas
Joyce and Doug aim to convince chauvinist publisher George Whitney to sell them his women magazine Gal in Vegas for a publishing conference! But they face sexist mockery from the "boy's club." Joyce courageously stands up to them wielding a tape of their misogynistic remarks. Doug admires Joyce's boldness. But editor Maggie arrives furious they tried to buy Gal! without her.
Tina Rollicking Party at the Office
Tina throws a party to watch Billie Jean King take on Bobby Riggs back at Bottom Dollar. She bets on Billie but things spiral out of control when models drink too much, flirt aggressively and trash the office. A catfight erupts when Tina refuses to pay up on a lost bet. Bambi tries to help but gets knocked down feeling she does not belong.
Bambi Quest for Fun
Bambi yearns for the excitement of her college days as a bored housewife. Her conservative lawyer husband does not share her quest for adventure. Bambi believes that working for wild child Tina at Bottom Dollar will rejuvenate her.
Bambi tries copying Tina bold style and attitude. But she only ends up looking foolish instead of fearless. Bambi realizes she does not fit in with the uninhibited models either crashing Tina raucous tennis viewing party.
She had hoped to bond with Tina but sees now that Tina merely uses her as a pawn. Bambi attempt to recapture her youth has only left her feeling more alone than ever in her stagnant marriage.
Shelly Tennis Challenge
Shelly is fed up with arrogant male publishers dismissing women tennis abilities. She challenges a model claiming to be a tennis pro to an unconventional match to prove them wrong. They must use frying pans instead of rackets!
Shelly soundly defeats the model with swift skill. She demonstrates that women can excel at any sport on par with men if not better. Shelly wins respect from her Bottom Dollar coworkers especially admirer Doug. Her gutsy performance smashes sexist assumptions.
Joyce Big Move
Joyce makes the bold decision to purchase Gal! magazine from its owner using inheritance money. She believes buying Gal! will make her wealthy and influential. It also honors the feminist vision of editor Maggie whom Joyce admires.
Joyce expects Maggie will be pleased but instead Maggie feels betrayed that Joyce did not consult her. Maggie rejects working for Joyce resenting her takeover of the magazine she built.
Doug hoping to be more than Joyce assistant reacts more positively. He supports Joyce risky power grab and wants to help her succeed. But Joyce remains oblivious to Doug romantic yearning as she pursues her publishing ambitions.
The Final Verdict
Minx latest episode ping-pongs between inspiring and precarious scenarios for our feminist heroes and heroines from triumphant tennis to tempting Vegas. We are left eager to see partnerships reconciled, dreams achieved and women power further unleashed in upcoming episodes. We will savor the laughs and cheers of this sensational chapter until then.