Ally McBeal

Season 3 Episode 2

Buried Pleasures

Aired Unknown Nov 01, 1999 on FOX

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  • Nice thought pity it didn't follow through.

    My main problem with this episode is how it treats sexuality, for it is my belief that David E. Kelly's view of sexuality is similar to Richard's - Lesbians are OK, as long as they're hot (and still want men in the end). I may have been the only one in the audience who yearned for Ally and Ling to be together at the end of the episode, I certainly was in my house, they all interjected with "Ally and Ling are both straight, so a relationship would'nt happen", to which i replied "They didn't look that straight when were sucking on each other's faces") The fact they were both attracted to each other but both need a dumstick (even Ling who doesn't like sex) didn't seem to stem from an in-built masogeney in this supposedly feminist programme, let's not forget the gender of the writer and creator - male.

    PS. I thought the spanking sub-plot was well done - excellent performances from Liu, Flockhart, Carson, de Rossi, MacNicol ant to a comedic extent Germann in this episode.