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Light My Fire 

Bette takes on Washington; Kit wonders if she has made the right choice by hiring Billie; Helena falls for a straight documentary filmmaker.

Director:

Lynne Stopkewich

Writers:

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

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Cast

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 ... Moira Sweeney
Sarah Shahi ... Carmen de la Pica Morales
Rachel Shelley ... Helena Peabody
Pam Grier ... Kit Porter
Alan Cumming ... Billie Blaikie
Russell Simmons ... Himself
Lauren Lee Smith ... Lara Perkins
Alexandra Hedison ... Dylan Moreland
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Storyline

While Tina and Helena attend a documentary screening of up-and-coming film maker Dylan Moreland, Bette travels to Washington D.C. to speak at a Senate hearing about asking for increased funding for left-wing artwork and afterwords, she meets with Senator Barbara Grisham who makes a move on her. Back in Los Angeles, Jenny, in an attempt to provide for both herself and Moira, puts her dreams of becoming a writer on hold and starts working as a waitress at The Planet. Jenny and Moira are also invited to a party hosted by Billie Blaikie where Moira meets like-minded people. Meanwhile, Carmen has to decide whether to give up Shane's opening party at WAX in exchange for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to DJ at an exclusive VIP party that Russell Simmons is throwing. Alice has an emotional meltdown on-the-air during her radio show and giving her boss, Ruth, a migraine. Also, Dana plays at a tennis tournament and declares her love for Lara in front of TV cameras. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2006 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Quotes

Bette Porter: Is your husband as fluid as you are?
Senator Barbara Grisham: My husband. I have an arrangement. Works out well. But none the less.
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