And one thing it’s been lampooning since the beginning is the idea of the superwoman who can ‘do it all.
Of course, despite the presence of Sigourney Weaver, superwoman supreme, the original Ghostbusters is not a female-driven comedy.
Between fatigue and the nervous strain of maintaining the superwoman pitch for the benefit of her friends, her mind was confused.
They dwarfed the cause of her anger; they left her calm and serene, a cousin to the superwoman.
It would take a superwoman to endure, without herself surrendering, the ignominy of having lived under this roof.
Because of her courage the emperor bestowed upon her the title of “The superwoman.”
Woman, in short, is to learn how to be woman at home, and how not to be superwoman in school.
Hilda Wangel is the "superwoman," who will suffer nothing to stand between her and the realisation of herself.
A woman who successfully undertakes marriage, motherhood, and a full working life all at the same time (1976+)