The Secret Life of Us - Season 2

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  • in the lasr episode of the season,Miranda discovers that she can't afford the trip to Edinbrough and Richie turns down her request for a loan. Her dad appears and she finally meets her little sister Gigi. Eventually Simon shows up offering to pay for her trip in exchange for a share in her profits (40% share). She has a going away party & is finally happy for Richie and his new life.

    Gab is haunted by Francesca and finally the two women begin to get along after a nasty start.

    The major storyline of the episode revolves around Alex's life. She helps a baby with iron poisoning and is helped by Rex who has returned from Mildura. Christian has a seizure whilst she is hanging around and helps him lying about her reasons for being there. Eventually she dumps Christian but her excuse sounds like she's lying to him. Christian is left feeling like it was the seizure that caused her to break up with him. Evan has little to do but he realises he loves Alex a bit later than he should as Alex & Rex finally get together at the Swimming Carnvial...moreless
  • Do the Right Thing
    Episode 21
    7/29/02
    9.9
    Evan tells Kelly about Nathan "cheating" she dumps him but is partially pissed off at Alex for not telling her. Evan only knew because Alex told him which upsets Kelly even more. Gabrielle breaks up with Dominic but also rejects Jason and they sign the divorce papers. Evan admits that he regretted stuffing things up with Alex. Will leaves after finally sorting things out with Richie telling him that he was jealous of the other guys taking his place in Richie's life.moreless
  • Walpurgisnacht
    Episode 20
    7/22/02
    9.2
    The party of a lifetime begins...



    Evan is confronted by an ex-highschool buddy who was in prison. He develops a crush on Alex & Gab. And Jason professes his continued love for Gab.

    Miranda receives a call saying that her one-woman show is going to England and she's got to go to Edinbrough! At the same time, Will makes a surprise return and everyone is happy. So happy that Kelly & Miranda take him into the bedroom for a 3some but eventually they stop.

    Nathan turns up at the party & Kelly has a fight with Nathan about their breakup. Shortly after when Alex decides to grab her bag she catches Nathan in a sexual embrace with antoher woman. Alex, disgusted, forgets her bag.

    Richie notices the brother of the girl he almost slept with (When he was gardening with Christian) and on his way home, Nick forgets his jacket. During that time Richie is beaten up. He is only saved with Hoopman (Evan's friend) saves him and throws the brother away. Richie is taken away by an ambulance.

    Alex comments that she must decide whether to tell Kelly about Nathan or not. And they all sit on the beach reflecting with Will commenting that it is ironic that Richie got gaybashed for sleeping with a woman. They all laugh as the camera pans out...moreless
  • The Searchers
    Episode 19
    7/15/02
    8.5
    Evan is having a bad week. He manages to reunite with just about every single girlfriend he's ever had across the series. ANd they all have information to tell Evan. However he begins to see that Alex was the only woman he came close to loving. It seems a possibility for Jason & Gabrielle to reunite after Jason helps Gab to fight the cause of Women's liberation after Gab is offended by an Ad for shoes. Christian is haunted by the ghost of Will in the apartment as Miranda calls him The Invisible Man... Richie gets a boyfriend who quickly manages to fulfill Richie's hopes of fitting in with his mates and everything. And he realises he does miss Will. And finally, Kelly & Nathan have broken up but can't seem to break away. So Kelly asks Nathan if they can just walk away. After a few false go's, they finally walk away from each other but Nathan keeps wakling leaving Kelly looking back...for nothing...moreless
  • Signs of Life
    Episode 18
    7/8/02
    9.2
    Simon meets up with a guy he passes in the street, Dermott, an irish backpacker and they become a couple. But Simon's happiness is shortlived due to Dermott's short stay in Australia. Dermott soon leaves but not after gaining Richie's autograph due to his fanatical nature of Richie's ex-show, much to Simon's chagrin.

    Evan is suffering from mild writer's block. To allieve it he attends Alcohol Anonymous meetings. There he meets Nicole and gains inspiration for her even writing her a short story. When the government takes away his dole cheque, he gains employment at a bar when nicole walks in to go off the wagon. Their secrets are unveiled as they dance.

    Gabrielle decides to apply for Dominic's positiion at the union.
    Whilst Miranda performs her One-woman production.

    The Sad part of the epiosde is when Kelly is dumped by Nathan due to the many differences they are suffering from. Kelly is determined to keep him.moreless
  • Sweet Revenge
    Sweet Revenge
    Episode 17
    7/1/02
    9.8
    This Episode highlights revenge via many of its characters

    Alex, going by her new philosophy;"Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover", accepts a date with a dodgy-looking sleaze. When she discovers that he's taken her to a couple's double sex party she yells out about him being single and a sleaze & Running out causing him to be thrown out by the runner.

    Miranda gets a lead role in a film but her part becomes slowly but surely taken over by various influences and she sabotages the part on purpose to blow up at the producer. She ends up being fired but getting the pay she was supposed to get for working.

    Richie hooks in with a guy from a signing party (To be described later in the synopsis) named Gerard. Simon knows him but we don't really know how. Anyway, they get together and Richie tries calling later but to no avail. Suddenly later in the week Richie gets a call and meets him at a bar. Unfortnuately Gerard hooks into one of Richie's gay mates at the bar later on in front of Richie.

    Gab wreaks havoc on Dominic at the workplace using Ilco to her advantage but soon takes it back when Dominic resigns.

    Evan is harassed by Jemima who sprays fish sauce etc in his room over everything to remind him of her. Eventually she backs away even after she tries to sabotage a party Evan is introducing.moreless
  • The Great Divide
    Episode 16
    6/24/02
    9.2
    After another visit by Francesca and repeatedly exhaustive phone calls to his children, Gabrielle gets sick of Dominic's attachments. But not selfishly. Its just she can't handle the fact that she'll always be that little addition to the family. So she makes the hardest decision yet and goes through with it. Dominic moves out of her life. Just as she gets upset Jason drops by (after a few cute and memorable moments between Jason & Angus) and he hugs her tightly. Alex is sitting at the bar when she discovers that her and Christian have a few things in common but are also extremely different. After a night of flirting she wakes up the next morning to discover that she slept with him! They agree to keep it secret even managing to hide it from Miranda, who discovers her own one-woman show whilst admitting that she had Anorexia when she was younger. Evan cheats to get Jemima to dump him and eventually she catches on and dumps him after she leads him to believe that they want to see other people, leaving Evan with a bitter taste in his mouth. Meanwhile Kelly & Nathan receive visits by the other's relatives in a bid to trya nd not change the other's religious beliefs. They both agree to do nothing about it for the moment as its not like their goign to get married anytime soon. And during all this Richie's sitting at the bar with a constant friend during the entire episode (which appears to be over 3 nights) whom he met at the same time as Alex with Christian, chatting away...moreless
  • Have a Little Faith
    Episode 15
    6/17/02
    9.0
    Dominic moves in startling Gab who receives a visit by Francesca warning him that she and the family are part of the package...and that they can't have children cos Dominic had the ability removed. Kelly wants to be Jewish and visits her Gran to help her who makes her realise it wouldn't work. Her Boss, Peece becomes disillusioned with her life but Kelly begins to help her realise how much she actually has done in her career for other people. Miranda can't find a 1-woman show and Christian discovers Richie's gay even though he thought he saw Richie having sex with one of the girls he was gardening for. (They did get with each other adn Richie got turned on but they didn't have sex).moreless
  • The Secret Life of The Secret Life of Us
    This special looks at the making of the show, actors opinions of scenese and characters, scenes that almost never made it, interviews with musical guests on the show and a peak at some new scenes we've yet to see.
  • The Secret Life of The Secret Life of Us
    This special looks at the making of the show, actors opinions of scenese and characters, scenes that almost never made it, interviews with musical guests on the show and a peak at some new scenes we've yet to see.
  • 6/3/02
    8.7
    Gab struggles with the affair, Kelly helps a couple arrange a nudist wedding but struggles when at a family dinner with Nathan discovers that he never told his parents aobut them and that it was planned that she was just "a friend" to them. She blows up at the couple and soon resolves the issue with Nathan. Richie is written out of his show and Alex becomes closer to Jemima whilst dealing with her colleague with whom she can't just seem to like.moreless
  • 5/27/02
    9.2
    Evan's besotted with Jemima but worries that Jemima is besotted with Alex. Jason crosses the line with a female colleague and lives to regret it.
  • 5/20/02
    10
    A pretty journalist, Jemima, dismisses Evan as a tosser. Evan's smitten by her disdain. Alex and Gab clash when the present collides with the past.
  • The Funny Side
    Episode 11
    5/13/02
    9.7
    The producers of Richie's tv show convince Richie to become the new heartthrob after their original star left. So Richie begins the celebrity circuit....including a stint on Rove [Live].Gabrielle and her boss Dominic end up in bed after weeks of sexual tension. Evan tries his best to cheer Alex up after her abortionmoreless
  • 5/6/02
    9.8
    Alex has to come to terms with the revelation that she was having a baby to Rex. In this episode, she realises that she can't have the baby; she just couldn't love it enough so she has an abortion. Backed by everyone including Rex afterthefact, she ends up happy with her decision however feeling slightly responsible for killing her baby and being so lonely without Rex in her life. Miranda discovers that there is a video of her and Richie having wild sex on the internet and its spreading fast. Worried about her Pores a fresh contract, she discovers that Richie had used the tape to turn him and Brad on one night and it somehow got to one of his roomates and they must have copied it. Miranda slaps him and orders him to ring her agent and admit that it was him with another woman and not Miranda. Richie reluctantly does it, and by the end of the episode Richie's looking like a bit of an asshole. Jason returns home to find Caitlin leaving. He tries to stp her but she gets hurt so he breaks down crying in his room effectivley ending (hopefully) the baby storyline. Will he ever see his baby Angus and Caitlin again?moreless
  • 4/29/02
    2.7
    Gabrielle & Dominic decide to remain just friends but the fact they admit their mutual attraction is enough to subside their wanting to spend the night. During the regular lawnbowls session (that will started i might add lol), Jason admits to Simon that he would love to go and visit Caitlin and Angus. Simon eventually convinces him to pack his bags and leave for Sydney and he does so.

    Also at the lawnbowls to fill in for a noreasonvacancy Ritchie, Evan grabs a guy called Christian to help play. They form a bond and Evan, in the heat of the moment tells him that he can move in with Miranda, who is extremely hesitant at first but after Kelly & Simon have a perve and he acts nice, she lets him stay and is at last comfortable.

    During one horrible day for Alex, she sits at a patients bedside as he dies being the last person he'd ever see, and also discovers that's she's pregnant with Rex's baby!!! Meanwhile Kelly and Nathan fight over the fact they perve on other guys/girls and Alex has to decide whether or not to tell Rex and whether or not she wants the baby...moreless
  • Make Up Your Mind
    Episode 8
    4/22/02
    9.8
    Will and Miranda continue to plan their trip but when Miranda gets a major part in a movie she decides to stay.Alex tries to recover from her break up with Rex and suffers a lot which causes Evan to arrive to hospital and to tell Rex to do something.Rex leaves his job at the hospital for a distant place.Kelly plans a farewell party to Will but Miranda doesn't show up because it's difficult for her to say goodbye to Will.Will leaves earlier than what was planned.moreless
  • A Fine Line
    Episode 7
    4/15/02
    9.8
    As Evan prepares to launch his new novel, Alex's world comes crashing down... Alex basically becomes a clingy whigner like Evan did when Carmen broke up with him. She treats Evan like shit especially when she walks out of his read cos Rex paged her about a patient. He is hurt that when she gets drunk she suddenly loves him. Rex finally breaks up with her. Gabrielle sticks up for a boy getting beaten up at his employment (a car garage) and when she gets a bit fired up and threatens the employer, her boss gets angry and they ultimately sort things out with that URST firmly reignited.moreless
  • It's Not Easy
    Episode 6
    4/8/02
    9.7
    Richie loses it cos he cant cope with the fact that Will has everything, the flat, his girlfriend, etc, and he lashes out after he notices Will wearing one of his old t-shirts he thought he'd given to Miranda. It's too much for Richie. He attacks Will accusing him of 'using' Miranda. They fight physically and verbally, tearing into each other. Kelly continues to try and be things she's not, and drags Nathan to a party hosted by some old friends she is keen to impress. Nathan doesn't like being put on display as her trophy boyfriend and they end up fighting.Meanwhile she applies for a position as a personal assistant to an events organizer. It would be a dream job. She is excited and so is Nathan - if she gets the job she'll be more nine to five and they'll be able to see more of each other.later after talking to Alex. Kelly calls Nathan on his mobile and tells him how sorry she is and that she wants to make up. Nathan feels exactly the same. She's relieved and asks him to come over. At the interview she is calmly unfocussed and, therefore, comes across as quietly confident, interested but not desperate. She gets the job. The tension between Evan and Alex is great and continues to tease when Alex helps Evan re-writing of his character 'Sasha' who needs a girl's point of view. Evan and Alex work late into the night together. They kiss - it's very sexy. At that moment, the front door opens and Rex enters using the key Alex has given him. Evan is stunned.Evan and Alex talk about the kiss. Evan stands by the kiss, but Alex stands by Rex. Alex is sure it was just an aberration. Later, Alex confides in Gabrielle. Honestly, Gab doesn't think Alex is in love with Rex. Caitlin is having a tough time with the new bub and has no family in Melbourne. She feels isolated and unsupported. One night after work, Jason goes out for drinks and doesn't come home 'til late. It sparks a fight between them. When she mentions that she wants to go to Sydney to spend some time with her Mum, Jason gets angry with her, not wanting her to take the baby away. It's a stand off. Jason later realises that it is pointless to keep up the argument with Caitlin. If she needs support he will be the supporter. He will the miss the baby dreadfully, but understands that this is best for mother and child. Will is suggesting Miranda come away with him on his big adventure. Miranda's surprised by Will's invitation, but pleased. She'll have to think about it.moreless
  • The Grand Delusion
    Episode 5
    3/18/02
    7.5
    Gab makes a move on her boss to test him, of which he doesn't reciprocate "her feelings" but it does make her embarassed. Evan hooks up with the publisher again and they double-date with Alex & Rex, however things don't go according to plan when Alex & Evan go off into their own tangent and Evan rejects the publisher's offer of sex even though eh wants it...just from alex not her. Rex finally opens his eyes and realises that Alex & Evan were sort of hooked up but she says she loves him even though tis quite obvious she loves Evan as well.. sheesh!moreless
  • An Ill Wind...
    Episode 4
    3/11/02
    9.8
    Richie comes out to his Dad with shocking consequences, Miranda & Will attempt a real relationship, Evan hits on his publisher and deals with his jealousy of Alex's new relationship with Rex. Meanwhile Gab discovers that maybe her boss is flirting with her.Caitlin gives birth to a baby boy and she and Jason decides to call him Angus.moreless
  • The Dance
    Episode 3
    3/4/02
    9.2
    Evan's back, jetlagged and pissed off. He's found himself suddenly at the bottom of the pecking order. He immediately sets to rectifying that, by attempting to sabotage Alex and Rex's relationship. It's a tactical campaign, fought to the death. But Evan is outflanked. Will and Miranda fall into bed. It's fun and they both know it's not serious. Sort of. They're doing it on the bed, the floor and the couch, which makes it difficult when Richie turns up and sits down on a wet patch. Richie is very much the odd one out. Facing a credit card debt, Gabrielle has to get a job. She goes for an interview for a union position, but the interview feels like a nice date. There's a house-cooling party as Nathan moves out of Evan's room. Kel misses the trashy but golden moments you can only have when your partner lives with you. Caitlin is swinging from bliss to pure fear as the baby's arrival draws near. Jason has to learn how to roll with it.moreless
  • Free Will
    Episode 2
    2/25/02
    10
    Will is almost gets killed in an accident in the site and the nightmares from Sam's death return.On his way home he faints.Will starts acting really strange and he hangs out with Julie and ends up breaking up with her.The relationship of Alex and Rex is getting really tight and when Evan returns he finds Alex and Rex who wears only boxer shorts .Kelly wants to start a professional training and she doesn't know how to tell it to Simon who feels that she wants to do a professional training and fires her but than gives her her job back.Alex checks Will and she tells him that he is shocked and he needs to see a counselor but he refuses.Richie is doing wax in all of his body for his role in the soap "The River".moreless
  • A New World Order
    A New World Order
    Episode 1
    2/18/02
    10
    It's been three months since Evan left town and Alex has tried not to be hurt. However life gets complicated when she begins to have feelings for a new Doctor she's just met.Miranda is busy being the new "Pores Afresh" girl and she enjoys living with Will.Richie,who's now living with Simon,makes his acting debut in the soap "The River".Gab returns from Cuba and she brings Alex a video tape from Evan which frustrates Alex.Pia wants Richie to hide the fact that he is gay.Jason and Caitlin prepare for parenthood.Nathan lives with Kelly and Alex.Alex and Rex kiss.moreless