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Over Eight Seasons of Entourage, Women Spoke to Each Other 8.5 Times

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While you spent your weekend binge-watching any show other than Entourage, Gil Ozeri of Funny or Die completed the Herculean task of watching 54 hours of the American comedy with no breaks. Said binge session was livestreamed for the internet's viewing pleasure.

On Comedy Central's @midnight with Chris Hardwick, the host highlighted the craziest stat to come out of Ozeri's undertaking. In eight seasons of the show, female characters only spoke to one another eight and a half times. And that's just part one and two of the three part Bechdel test! The test's rules are "(1) the movie has to have at least two women in it, who (2) talk to each other about (3) something besides a man."

As Hardwick put it, that's "eight point five times that a woman was not just a prop on Entourage." The late night show host browsed TV show's IMDB page, noting that roles for women include "gym model" and "incredibly nuanced bikini girl."