The L Word (2004–2009)

Lez Girls 

The tryst between Bette and her TA threatens her new career; Alice breaks up with Phyllis after meeting her husband; Tina discovers Angus with her au pair Hazel; Jenny publishes a short story in "The New Yorker" that infuriates Alice.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Beals ... Bette Porter
Janina Gavankar ... Papi
Leisha Hailey ... Alice Pieszecki
Laurel Holloman ... Tina Kennard
Mia Kirshner ... Jenny Schecter
Marlee Matlin ... Jodi Lerner
Katherine Moennig ... Shane McCutcheon
Dallas Roberts ... Angus Partridge
Rose Rollins ... Tasha Williams
Daniela Sea ... Moira / Max Sweeney
Rachel Shelley ... Helena Peabody
Pam Grier ... Kit Porter
Kristanna Loken ... Paige Sobel
Steven Eckholdt ... Henry
Heather Matarazzo ... Stacy Merkin


Bette decides to break up with Nadia by telling her that their forbidden romance could jeopardize both of their careers. Meanwhile, Helena tries to cater to a party that Phyllis throws at her house, while she continues to have her own steamy affair with Alice. But later, Alice ends it with Phyllis after meeting her husband, Leonard. Alice also gets upset by one of Jenny's short stories, titled 'Lez Girls' which gets published in 'The New Yorker' magazine. Bette struggles with her growing feelings for Jodi. Max also fears for his job after his breakup, but good luck still stays with him. In the meantime, Jenny continues her deranged quest to destroy Stacy Merkin by going after her girlfriend Lindsey, and fueling the conflict between them. Tina and Henry catch Angus in a compromising position with their nanny Hazel. But when Tina confides in Bette about it, she persuades her not to tell Kit to avoid hurting her feelings. Also, Shane continues to keep Paige company over them babysitting ... Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

4 February 2007 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Here for the first time the "L word" is in the title and, even more notably, for the first time there's a full frontal nude of one of the main cast (Daniela Sea) in the teaser. See more »


When Angus is teaching guitar to Hazel, she is doing a D chord with her left hand, but when she's strumming the sound is that of a free neck. See more »


Tom Mater: [lighting a joint for her] Come on Dean. Alright, none of that Clintonian shit now - inhale!
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