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Tell Me You Love Me 

A drama about three couples and the therapist they share.

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Cynthia Mort
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2007  
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Series cast summary:
Michelle Borth ...  Jaime 10 episodes, 2007
Tim DeKay ...  David 10 episodes, 2007
Aislinn Paul ...  Isabella 10 episodes, 2007
Adam Scott ...  Palek 10 episodes, 2007
Sonya Walger ...  Carolyn 10 episodes, 2007
Ally Walker ...  Katie 10 episodes, 2007
Jane Alexander ...  Dr. May Foster 10 episodes, 2007
Katharine Towne ...  Mason 9 episodes, 2007
David Selby ...  Arthur Foster 9 episodes, 2007
Ryan Wynott ...  Joshua Walker 9 episodes, 2007
Josh Folan ...  Himself 9 episodes, 2007
Ginger Kroll ...  Herself 9 episodes, 2007
Luke Kirby ...  Hugo 8 episodes, 2007
Ian Somerhalder ...  Nick 6 episodes, 2007
Sherry Stringfield ...  Rita 6 episodes, 2007
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Tell Me You Love Me revolves around three couples, Jamie and Hugo (Borth and Kirby), Katie and David (Walker and DeKay), and Carolyn and Palek (Walger and Scott), each with their own problems concerning intimacy in their relationships. They seek the help of therapist May Foster (Alexander), who herself has relationship problems with her partner Arthur (Selby).

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Sex. Life.

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Drama | Romance

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HBO [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

SexLife See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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In an interview with "The A.V. Club", Adam Scott said that his contract for this show went very specifically into what kind of and how much nudity he would have to show. He also said that while they were negotiating the contract, the show-runners wanted him to agree to full-frontal nudity, but when he balked at that, they created a prosthetic penis that he had to wear and his character's wife (played by 'Sonya Walger') had to handle. It was rigged to "ejaculate" by having a prop man hiding behind a couch to pump hair conditioner through it. See more »

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Provocative and visually explicit very frank in nature that brings raw emotions.
29 October 2007 | by Danny BlankenshipSee all my reviews

"HBO's" new adult only drama relationship series "Tell Me You Love Me" clearly is unlike anything before that was shown on TV even cable for that matter. A viewer can see this series explores relationships and sexuality to new heights showing the most sensitive matters in the most frank nature leaving the viewers to feel the raw emotions of the characters. Most for sure this is the series to watch if your concerned and interested in couples with sexual problems, pregnancy issues, commitment fears, masturbation, and passionate love making. The series focuses on two couples and one young female and the relationship problems they face are all guided along by a veteran and strong female Dr. May Foster(Jane Alexander) who despite her characters age has the healthiest sex life of all. The most and best likable couple is middle class and hard working Dave(Tim DeKay) and Katie(Ally Walker) both married for years and they have two children yet all of a sudden the action in the bedroom has stopped. Is it loss of sexual desire or personal lack of security? It's very interesting to watch this couple get counseled as you just feel like rooting for them to return to a normal and active life between the sheets. Second is the business and successful career orientated couple of Palek(Adam Scott) and Carolyn(Sonya Walger) who are happy and have a very active and passionate love and sex life, yet the one little problem is the couple can't get pregnant! The issue grows on each causing many stresses and mind changing feelings as Carolyn wants desperate to become a mother and Palek losses interest. Clearly a couple that sparkles yet you wonder if the difference of interest will let them last. Finally young girl Jamie(Michelle Borth) who has a commitment fear she just doesn't want to settle down after being hurt from a previous relationship, after each and every bed she hops in and out of it's more worry on finding the right one she even wonders to satisfy herself should she be celibate? Clearly a show that any adult can relate to all the above mentioned relationship problems no matter if married or not. It proves it's okay to receive therapy for complex issues. Again I must hand it to HBO it pushes the envelope again this series should be a lasting winner for the way it deals with adult relationship problems direct and in a frank manner it really grows on viewers emotions. A final word the performances of Ally Walker and Sonya Walger are worth mention, Ally is cool calm and strong in her role, while Sonya is just as sexy as ever while dealing with her struggles as a conflicted yet successful business lady.


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