Contemporary television revolves around the character of the anti-hero. The article deals with the question of the rise and popularity of the anti-hero character and poses the question about why similar female characters do not receive similar admiration. In addition, it focuses on two series made by the same director, both of which – each in its own way – deal with the complex construction of the female anti-hero within similar topics and point to important changes in the right direction.

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