Secret Diary of a Call Girl

Season 2 Episode 1

Episode 1

Aired Monday 10:30 PM Jan 18, 2009 on Showtime
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Episode Summary

When Belle is spotted with a politician, a journalist tries to blackmail her. And then there's Bambi, a girl who could become a high class escort as well.

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  • A new character is introduced.

    Well a solid season premiere from the Secret Diary of a Call Girl. Belle is now an independent prostitute, who is loving the independence. Her family is incorporated in to the show, when her sister has a christening. And Belle attends, runs in to Ben, and "shatters the kid's hopes and dreams" That was a funny scene. A wannabe escort seeks Belle's advice. Her name is Bambi, and it seems like she's nothing but trouble, when she takes one of Belle's client. Belle also has to go through a heated investigation where identity as a prostitute might be revealed. A private detective confronts her, this is getting her in some hot water. I guess this show is past glamorization. Since prostitutes actually face problems. They end up getting the wrong girl in the end. Belle also meets Alex, who apparently is going to date her. I'm interested to see how Belle's love life is going to be like. Great season premiere!moreless
  • An amazing episode, the best so far. Warning spoilers contained below.

    Well here it is, season 2, though it doesn't really feel like it considering most shows I watch run more than 8 episodes for a season. Early on we see a unique mix up, as Belle goes up with a guy named like her client who even gives her money in an envelope, but it turns out is not her client. I was still wondering who this guy was and why he looked so much like a client, not to mention why he gave her money and a passport? Well I have to say, this episode toped any episode thus far, in story and in amount of quality. The episode was packed with interesting stories and really felt a lot more exciting then episodes before it.moreless

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (2)

  • QUOTES (5)

    • Hannah: People talk about two things: relationships, which I avoid for obvious reasons; or work, which I avoid for obvious reasons.

    • Hannah: Have you been following me?
      Kai: (regarding Belle's politician client) This way we can show him for what he is - a hypocrite. And it'll be all sympathy for you. All from your point of view. All the things that forced you into this.
      Hannah: Oh really?
      Kai: Yeah. People'll like you. You're paying your way to university.
      Hannah: I've been to fucking university.
      Kai: Where you learned such pretty language.

    • Bambi: Oh! I came up with a name. I wanna be called Bambi. 'Cause that's what people used to call me in school.
      Belle: Bambi, right, because you're quite doe eyed?
      Bambi: No, it's 'cause my mom got shot.
      Belle: Oh my god, I'm so sorry...
      Bambi: No, I'm only joking! (Laughs)

    • Aunt Blossom: (about Belle) She could be one of those models - for one of these catalogues.
      Ben: Yeah, she could.
      Aunt Blossom: I don't buy from catalogues anymore.
      Ben: Nah, me neither.
      Aunt Blossom: They are all owned by Jews.

    • Belle: Aren't we all going through the motions for money? Aren't we all whoring ourselves for the man? Of course not. I'm literally whoring myself, that's different.

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