The L Word: Generation Q Episode Guide

Warning: Synopsis’ contain spoilers

Groundbreaking drama series The L Word® revolutionized a generation. This fall the highly anticipated sequel The L Word®: Generation Q debuts.

Ten years after the previous events, the original group of friends is joined by new faces as they continue their journey through the trials of life and love in Los Angeles.

Returning cast members Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey will resume their original roles alongside a new group of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA+ characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success in LA.

E01: Let’s Do It Again

Ten years after we last left them, we find Bette, Shane and Alice getting on with their lives and careers, and meet Dani Núñez, her girlfriend Sophie Suarez, their best friend Micah Lee, and former Olympic swimmer (Sarah) Finley.

Director: Steph Green
Writers: Thomas Page McBee (Story Editor), Marja-Lewis Ryan (created by)
Producer: Allyce Ozarski (produced by)

Look out for: Jacqueline Toboni (Grimm), Arienne Mundy (NCIS), Rosanny Zayas (Orange is the New Black), Victoria Hall (Zombieland: Double Tap), Fortune Feimster and of course Katherine Moennig, Leisha Hailey and Jennifer Beals

E02: Less is More

Bette weathers fallout as she prepares for an LGBTQIA Center talk. Shane helps Finley, and Alice is annoyed when the network forces her to bring on a new staff member. Dani and Sophie celebrate good news as Dani begins a new job.

Director: Allison Liddi-Brown
Writers: Thomas Page McBee (Story Editor), Marja-Lewis Ryan (created by)
Producer: Allyce Ozarski (produced by)

E03: Lost Love

Bette prepares for an important debate. Alice lands a huge guest. Shane visits a bar and gets embroiled with two of its employees. Dani and Sophie’s families clash, and a budding relationship forces Finley to confront her past.

Director: Sarah Pia Anderson
Writers: Thomas Page McBee (Story Editor), Marja-Lewis Ryan (created by)
Producer: Allyce Ozarski (produced by)

E04: LA Times

Dani is forced to get involved in Bette’s personal life, Shane grapples with a big decision, Alice is profiled by a newspaper, Finley struggles with her growing feelings for Rebecca, Micah still doesn’t know where things stand with José.

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Writers: Thomas Page McBee (Story Editor), Marja-Lewis Ryan (created by)
Producer: Allyce Ozarski (produced by)

E05: Labels

Bette feels guilty about lying to Angie; unexpected news throws Shane for a loop; Alice, Gigi and Nat find common ground; Dani and Sophie deal with a bombshell dropped by Dani’s father; Finley bonds with Tess; Micah grows closer to José. 

Director: Erica Watson
Writers: Thomas Page McBee (Story Editor), Marja-Lewis Ryan (created by)
Producer: Allyce Ozarski (produced by)

E06: Loose Ends

Bette and Dani reckon with the fallout of a recent scandal; Shane spends the day with Angie; Alice, Gigi, and Nat have conflicting ideas about their family life; Sophie and Finley spend a raucous night out to get their mind off of things.

Director: Logan Kibens
Writers: Thomas Page McBee (Story Editor), Marja-Lewis Ryan (created by)
Producer: Allyce Ozarski (produced by)

E07: Lose It All

Bette is conflicted about old feelings, Shane is tested by her relationship with Quiara, Alice is blindsided at home and work. Dani, busy on the election, Sophie feels relieved to have Finley around. Micah introduces José to his mother.

Director: Jennifer Arnold
Writers: Thomas Page McBee (Story Editor), Marja-Lewis Ryan (created by)
Producer: Allyce Ozarski (produced by)

E08: Lapse In Judgement

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Director: Marja-Lewis Ryan
Writers: Thomas Page McBee (Story Editor), Allie Romano, Marja-Lewis Ryan (created by)
Producer: Allyce Ozarski (produced by)

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