The L Word (2004–2009)

Lost Weekend 

Party promoter Billie Blaikie sets up shop at The Planet; Alice refuses to let Helena throw out a life-size cut-out of Dana; Jenny wants to be more than friends with Moira; Bette feels her life is out of her control.


Bille Eltringham


Ilene Chaiken (creator), Kathy Greenberg (creator) | 4 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 ... Moira Sweeney
Sarah Shahi ... Carmen de la Pica Morales
Rachel Shelley ... Helena Peabody
Pam Grier ... Kit Porter
Alan Cumming ... Billie Blaikie
Cynthia Stevenson ... Roberta Collie
Lauren Lee Smith ... Lara Perkins
Ann-Marie MacDonald Ann-Marie MacDonald ... Julia


Kit hires Billie Blaikie, a transvestite party promoter to get the business up at The Planet with a gambling night, while her son, David, quickly disapproves of Billie's presence. Meanwhile, Jenny wonders where she stands with Moira as they take an eventful road trip back to California, where they pose as a man-woman couple, encounter hateful redneck teens, and dance at a out-of-the-way gay bar for women. Back in Los Angeles, Carmen's overbearing mother attempts to turn Shane into a more feminine person prior to a family gathering. Following Mrs. Collie's advice, Bette and Tina try to find a male role model for Angelica leading them to hire Angus Partridge, a struggling musician to help. Helena tries to help Alice get over her obsession with Dana and becomes more depressed and dependent on anti-depressant pills after learning that everyone has forgotten about her birthday. Also, Dana deals with health problems after Lara feels a lump in her breast during a session of their lovemaking. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance


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When Alice and Helena fight over the cardboard cutout of Dana, the cutouts arm clearly rips. However a moment later it is intact again. See more »


[Carmen is making out with Shane]
Carmen de la Pica Morales: Quiero lamberte hasta que te vengas en mi boca mil veces.
Shane McCutcheon: Sorry, my Spanish is a little rusty. Could you be more specific?
Carmen de la Pica Morales: It means: I want to lick you until you come in my mouth a thousand times.
Shane McCutcheon: Whoa.
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Release Date:

15 January 2006 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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