The L Word (2004–2009)

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way 

Dana's on the road to recovery; Carmen comes out to her family; Helena gets slapped with a lawsuit; Jenny attends a transsexual support group meeting to help her deal with Max; Bette continues her struggle to find inner peace.


Moisés Kaufman


Ilene Chaiken (creator), Kathy Greenberg (creator) | 3 more credits »


Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Beals ... Bette Porter
Erin Daniels ... Dana Fairbanks
Leisha Hailey ... Alice Pieszecki
Laurel Holloman ... Tina Kennard
Mia Kirshner ... Jenny Schecter
Katherine Moennig ... Shane McCutcheon
Dallas Roberts ... Angus Partridge
Daniela Sea ... Max / Moira Sweeney
Sarah Shahi ... Carmen de la Pica Morales
Rachel Shelley ... Helena Peabody
Pam Grier ... Kit Porter
Steven Eckholdt ... Henry
Lauren Lee Smith ... Lara Perkins
Alexandra Hedison ... Dylan Moreland
Irene Olga López Irene Olga López ... Mercedes Morales (as Irene Lopez)


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Bette has hard time adjusting to the ascetic lifestyle at the Buddhist retreat in snowy upstate Washington. Back in Los Angeles, Tina goes on a date with a divorced man named Henry. Dana, friends again with Alice, is looking forward to a new career after meeting Dr. Susan Love over her possible recovery. Meanwhile, Jenny throws a benefit party for Max at the WAX, but she gets appalled by his increasingly aggressive behavior. Also, Carmen tells the truth to her family about her lesbianism and Shane her love. Helena's affair with Dylan takes a surprising turn when is served with a lawsuit by Dylan for sexual harassment. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance


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[after Tina slept with a man]
Bette: You no longer have the privileges of being my life partner!
Tina Kennard: Woah!
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Release Date:

5 March 2006 (Canada) See more »

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British Columbia, Canada See more »

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1.78 : 1
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