Ellen senses a kindred spirit in herself when she meets an openly gay woman, named Susan, through Richard, an old boyfriend of hers, who enlightens Ellen to her own sexual identity. Confused by this startling self-discovery, Ellen seeks the guidance of yet another therapist and braces herself for yet another moment of truth of her life. Written by
Did You Know?
The show made history when Ellen Degeneres's on-screen character Ellen Morgan came out as gay in the double-episode "The Puppy Episode". It caused wide controversy, particularly as it made it the first time for a sitcom to have a main leading gay character. See more
Ellen doesn't have her jacket when she leaves Susan's room but in the next shot in the hall it's draped over her arm. See more
Have you ever had this dream before?
Oh, not in a grocery store. Usually, I'm in a hardware store having lesbian keys made up.
Ellen, these dreams mean that your inner guilt about denying who you are is eating away at you. If you keep this to yourself, you're just going to continue having these dreams. And then it's going to start showing up in your waking life as these little clues that start getting more and more obvious, and eventually... tiresome.