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The L Word: Season 1 (2004)

Cast: Jennifer Beals, Laurel Holloman, Mia Kirshner, more...
Director: Rose Troche
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Rating: Not Rated
Studio: Showtime
Genre: Drama, Gay & Lesbian

Synopsis
Set in the chic world of Los Angeles, this humor-laced dramatic series explores the lives of a group of lesbians, their friends, family and neighbors. The series takes a smart, sexy and fun look at the hopes, dreams and lives of these people as they deal with things like career struggles, relationship issues and the pressures of trying to start a family. The show provides a fresh look at everyday life, told with passion, frankness and humor.

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The L Word: Season 1 (Disc 1 of 5) (2004)
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7.57 (63 votes)
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The L Word: Season 1 (Disc 2 of 5) (2004)
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8.13 (52 votes)
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The L Word: Season 1 (Disc 3 of 5) (2004)
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8.24 (51 votes)
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The L Word: Season 1 (Disc 4 of 5) (2004)
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The L Word: Season 1 (Disc 5 of 5) (2004)
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the L word = Lesbian Capitalism by malaqueerche December 15, 2004 - 12:17 AM PST
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4 out of 4 members found this review helpful
The L Word is addicting. Yes, everyone is skinny. Yes, they all live in LA, have fabulous jobs (including art curator, tennis player, hip magazine writer and hair stylist), live in big houses and drive convertibles. Yes, they are all kinda cheesy and somewhat femme and don't represent the lesbians that 'you know'. But who cares? The L word is Lesbian Capitalism at its finest so let's get over it and watch some trashy television. The writing is hilarious, the drama is high and the sex is hot. What more do you want? How about Jennifer Beals (flashdance!), Leisha Hailey (from the dyke coming of age movie, All Over Me as well as member of the Murmurs), along with guest appearances by Rosanna Arquette, Snoop Dogg and a cameo with artist Catherine Opie (to name a few). Watch them in order and yes, the drama builds -- and stick around for the highly dramatic episode 11 and Kelly Lynch's drag king/trans character.

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