Season 2 Episode 12

Julia McNamara

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Sep 07, 2004 on FX



  • Trivia

    • When Christian and Julia are doing coke by the pool in her fantasy life, he has three lines on the tray then snorts one, but after Julia "does a line" there are still 2 lines left.

    • The chess set used during Julias dream sequence is identical with the used in the film X-men, also staring Famke Janssen.

    • Sean reveals that Annie was named after his grandmother.

    • Featured Music:

      "Our Lips Are Sealed" by The Go Go's (during patient's lip necrosis re-constructive surgery)
      "Searchin" by Alex Cortiz (Ava greets Julia as she wakes into her 'alternative' life)
      "Bright Nights" by Koop (Christian & Julia having dinner)
      "Promises, Promises" by Naked Eyes (Christian/Julia/Kimber at Troy's indoor pool)
      "Haven't Got Time For The Pain" by Carly Simon (Mrs. Grubman's face-lift surgery)
      "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon (Julia & Christian at home/Julia reveals she can't have children/Christian reveals Kimber is pregnant with his child)
      "You Can't Always Get What You Want" (choral-intro mix) by Rolling Stones (Ava reveals she's 'Angel of Death'/Julia 'flat lines'/dies in dream sequence)

    • Matt has two completely different biological parents in the dream sequence, yet his basic physical appearance is the same.

    • Goof: When Dr. Troy is in the swimming pool and arranges three lines of coke on the tray, he snorts one then Julia snorts one and when the tray is pulled down there are still two lines there.

  • Quotes

    • Ava: You've fallen on hard times, so I'd like to offer my services, as a life coach. Free of charges.
      Julia: Maybe you should try coaching someone whose child you haven't molested.

    • Sean: ...Actually I worked for Médecins Sans Frontières.
      Christian: What?
      Sean: Doctors without borders?
      Christian: Oh yeah, yeah...I read about that in Time magazine. You fix some guy's cleft after walking into landmines. That kind of shit.

    • Julia: (to Ava) Apparently, you're a bitch in every universe you inhabit.

  • Notes

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