The L Word

Limb from Limb

Season 1, Ep 13, Aired 4/11/04
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  • Episode Description
  • As the "Provocations" opening approaches, Bette struggles with a temptation. After some sad news, Dana turns to Tonya, leaving Alice unhappy. Shane tries to let Clea down gently but it backfires in her face.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Pam Grier

    Kit Porter

  • Leisha Hailey

    Alice Pieszecki

  • Erin Daniels

    Dana Fairbanks

  • Mia Kirshner

    Jenny Schecter

  • Laurel Holloman

    Tina Kennard

  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • So many relationship details in this episode: Jenny's confusion, Shane's real love, Alice's hidden feelings for Dana, Bette's Infidelity... the list goes on! Such incredible writing in this show!

    By tenjohnson6686, Mar 15, 2009

  • This was the perfect 1st season finale ever! It was awesome.

    By Mari452, Aug 07, 2008

  • An episode to remember..

    By papaki_74, Aug 03, 2006

  • Relationships fall apart and new ones start

    By chrisbd1, Aug 16, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (9)

    • Shane: (to Cherie) You know... my entire life, people have said that... I would become a psychopath if I didn't learn how to feel. But I wanna know, Cherie, what the fuck is so great about feeling? Because I finally let myself. And I feel like my heart's been completely ripped out.

    • Alice: (about Tonya) Allright, I think she killed Mr. Piddles. That's what. (Shane rolls her eyes.) Tina: Oh, god, why would she do that? Alice: Maybe she didn't like the competition! Shane: It's because Mr. Piddles was gonna inherit Dana's fortune and Tonya murdered him so she could be the next in line, right? Right? Drop it. (Shane walks off.) Alice: She's so fucking cranky.

    • Ivan: Do you know what you're looking for, Kit? Kit: No. No, not in the big picture sense that you mean. Ivan: Then how do you know I can't give it to you?

    • Marina: I would like to propose a toast, um, to Mr. Piddles. Bette: To Mr. P, kitty, well-loved furry feline, we will miss you.

    • Shane: I had this insane idea that you and I could be together. Because it felt real.
      Cherie: It was a delusion.
      Shane: Then I'm delusional. Because, I swear you felt the same way about me.

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    Notes (5)

    • International Episode Titles:
      Czech Republic: Láska bolí (Love Hurts)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Czech Republic: November 4, 2011 on Prima LOVE

    • For this entire season, the show was nominated for the 2005 Golden Satellite Award for "Best Television Series, Drama", and Laurel Holloman (Tina) was nominated for the same award for "Best Actress in a Series, Drama". Additionally, Pam Grier (Kit) was nominated for the 2005 Image Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series".

    • This episode was nominated for the 2005 Leo Awards for "Best Picture Editing: Dramatic Series", "Best Overall Sound: Dramatic Series" and "Best Sound Editing: Dramatic Series".

    • Music Featured in This Episode: - Roads by Portishead - Oooh Ma by Paloma - Your Head On by Mirror Keep - Levitate by Transientworld - Sadness by Transientworld - Vivian by Edison Woods - I'm Your Man by Leonard Cohen - In the Sun by Joseph Arthur - Blower's Daughter by Damien Rice

    Trivia (3)

    • Nitpick: When Robin, who's been going out with Marina, finds out that she was the one who broke Jenny and Tim up, she insists that she had no idea who Marina was. Yet when Jenny told her coming-out story at the Dinah Shore weekend (in episode 1-11: Looking Back), Robin was there to listen when Jenny specifically named Marina. Shouldn't she have connected the dots or at least gotten suspicious?

    • In the "Provocations" opening, when Shane goes outside for Cherie, and Steve threatens her, Cherie is talking to the same couple who saw Bette & Candace making out in the hotel stairs.

    • Opening Teaser: Los Angeles, California -- Three Days Ago: As Candace pulls into a parking lot, Bette gets in the car with her and says: "Take me somewhere". The Connection: Later, we see them checking in at a hotel.

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