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Bridgerton Season 1 (Part 1)

Episode 6.1 of the Nerdy Romantics Podcast chats with the panel–this time about the historical romance Netflix TV series Bridgerton! We discuss how we found the show and tackle two of the social media controversies about the show: the “historical accuracy” and the sex. Nerdy Romantic Marcie joins Staci and Dana (permanent guests of the L-5 Podcast on YouTube) in part 1 of this show chat.

Neither Nerdy Romantics Podcast or its guests are affiliated with Netflix or the show Bridgerton or any of its surrounding companies.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • Representation
  • “Historical Accuracy” Controversy
  • Sex and THAT SCENE controversy
  • Rate the series

Bridgerton is based on the romance story series series by Julia Quinn (available now at most book stores). The first season is inspired by The Duke and I which you can purchase here. *

Authors and books mentioned on this episode:

The following books are linked to Bookshop.org. I will receive a small commission for any purchases made using the links below.


Shadow and Act and The Grio (mentioned by Marcie) are digital news outlets for African-Americans. Shadow and Act is specific to entertainment news (film and TV).

Neither Nerdy Romantics Podcast or its guests are affiliated with Shadow and Act, The Grio or any of its parent or child companies.

*I am an affiliate of Bookshop.org. I will receive a small commission for any purchases made using my link above.

Where you can find our Nerdy Romantics guest hosts

While Staci and Dana represent themselves here, they are also permanent guests on the L-5 Podcast on YouTube. Check it out!

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