The L Word

Let's Get This Party Started

Season 5, Ep 4, Aired 1/27/08
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  • Episode Description
  • Tina and Jenny squabble over casting the lead role in Lez Girls. An incident at Alice's place triggers a change in Captain Beech's view on Tasha's defense. Being celibate has a toll on Shane and she reaches a breaking point. Alice encourages Tasha to go with her to a "Secret Love" party for closeted gays and lesbians. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang attends the opening of the city's hottest new lesbian club, SheBar.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Elizabeth Ziff

  • John Stockwell

  • Malaya Rivera Drew


  • Alicia Leigh Willis


  • Elizabeth Keener

    Dawn Denbo

  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • Two military officers visit Alice at her apartment. Tina and Jenny start casting for "Lez Girls" and clash over who should play Jesse. Adele solves the situation. Shane gets involved with two girls at one time. Finally, Tina and Bette kiss.

    By settembre, Jan 29, 2008

  • Disappointing...

    By takieya, Jan 29, 2008

  • Tina and Jenny Figfight over the role in Lex Girls. There was a change in Captain Beeches view on Tasha. Being celibate started to be hard for shane. A new lesbian club opened.

    By theLward1, Jan 28, 2008

  • A new lesbian night club opens.

    By Writer2000, Jan 28, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Dawn: What's the matter, don't you like girls? Shane: I just don't like the drama that comes with them.

    • Jenny: (after opening the gift from her boss) Oh my God, it's so expensive. I could buy a house in Cambodia with this watch.

    • Kit: You got this big 'ol appetite these days. Shane: I know, I know. I'm substituting food for sex. Kit: Amen to that. (takes a bite of chocolate, and sits down next to Shane who is playing Nintendo DS) So whatcha playin'? Shane: I'm playing, Lara Croft: The Legand. Kit: Ooh, she's a hottie. Shane: That's not why I'm playing this game. Kit: Mmm-hm. Shane: I'm not. Kit: Look how fast your thumbs are going. Shane: I got all this extra energy that I don't know what to do with it all.

    • Alice: I think Summer likes you. Shane: Would you please shut the fuck up? You got a fuckin' mouth. Alice: Has anyone seen Shane's vagina? 'Cause I think she's dropped it somewhere.

    • Alice: (talking about going to SheBar) Are you gonna go Shane? Shane: Uh, I don't know. I haven't decided yet. Alice: Oh, come on. When's the last time you missed a club opening? Jenny: It's gonna be torture for her. Shane: I never said that. I just said that I haven't decided yet.

    Notes (3)

    • International Airdates: - Latin America: July 2, 2009 on Warner Channel

    • Even though she is credited, Rachel Shelley (Helena Peabody) does not appear in this episode. However, she voiced the "Previously on 'The L Word'" line in the beginning.

    • Music Featured in This Episode:

      • Sandunga by True Music
      • Danger by Betty Everett
      • Bouge (Radio Edit) by Varsity
      • Back It Up by BETTY
      • Tuo fais le malin by Catherine Ferroyer-Blanchard
      • Solar by Miles Davis
      • Drive by Client
      • Green Haze by Miles Davis
      • Hope Is All There Is by MaxxFemm
      • Get Physical by Margaret Berger
      • Dream by Alice Smith

    Trivia (2)

    • Opening Teaser: Tina and Jenny are holding the audition for the role "Jesse" in Lez Girls. Tina loves the performance of Niki Stevens who "sells the lesbian kiss" while Jenny likes the performance Luchi Santis because she's more intense.

    • Goof: Alice's cellphone seems to change between scenes. When she is arguing over the phone with Max, the Apple logo is clearly visible on the back of the phone. Later, when she is taking a photo of the couple dancing next to them at the party, her cellphone is a clamshell model similar to a Motorola.

    Allusions (2)

    • Aaron: I mean, you're beautiful, you're a writer. Why can't she play a beautiful writer? Jenny: Cause it looks like the last book she read was ten years ago, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. is a book written by Judy Blume, targeted and young adults. The novel, published in 1970, is about a young girl growing up and dealing with a mixed-religion family.

    • The gun that Kit is buying is the exact same model as used in the movie Sheba, Baby (1975), where Pam Grier plays the lead role of a female PI called Sheba Shayne.

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