The L Word (2004–2009)

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Identities are in question as Jenny tries to explain her situation to an old friend, Dana comes out to her conservative parents, and Bette considers her self-image.


Kari Skogland


Ilene Chaiken (creator), Kathy Greenberg (creator) | 2 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
Karina Lombard ... Marina Ferrer
Eric Mabius ... Tim Haspel
Katherine Moennig ... Shane McCutcheon
Pam Grier ... Kit Porter
Sarah Strange ... Annette Bishop
Kim Hawthorne ... Yolanda Watkins
Lolita Davidovich ... Francesca Wolff
Devon Casagrande Devon Casagrande ... Leslie
Heather McEwen ... Sharon at 17
Daryl Shuttleworth ... Dan Foxworthy


Jenny tries to explain her situation and her confused sexuality to her one-time college roommate, Annette, who suggests they stalk Marina's girlfriend, Francesca, after she arrives in town. Meanwhile, Bette and Tina attend group therapy in preparation of becoming parents while Bette faces off against a militant writer, named Yolanda, who questions Bette's self-image as a mixed race. With her Subaru endorsement contract in full swing, Dana, with Alice in tow, decides to come out to her right-wing parents during a formal ball for Mrs. Fairbanks despite knowing they will not approve. Kit is offered by an agent to help writing a song for rapper Slim Daddy. Also, Shane throws Clive out of her place after seeing him reverting back to his old criminal self when she catches him pilfering items out of her own apartment to support his drug habit. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance


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USA | Canada



Release Date:

7 March 2004 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Anonymous Content See more »
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Technical Specs


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jenny Schecter: I never said I was a lesbian.
Annette Bishop: So it just came out of nowhere and bit you on the ass like that? Cause I mean... I love women... yeah. I mean, for the companionship. I figure I could do without the company of men entirely except dude... I can't get down with the puss. I love a dick.
Jenny Schecter: I think I'm bisexual.
Annette Bishop: Oh brother...
Jenny Schecter: I do... I really do.
Annette Bishop: Jenny, is this just your way of telling me that you had a crush on me in college?
Jenny Schecter: Annette! I mean... no.
Annette Bishop: You're lying. You were madly in love with me. But ...
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