The L Word 6 Seasons 2006

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Jenny wants romance with Moira; Bette feels out of control.

Starring:
Jennifer Beals, Erin Daniels
Runtime:
52 minutes
Original air date:
January 15, 2006

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Season 3
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Great show, love the characters and the story.
Elizabeth Green
Makes you laugh, cry, and feel like you are part of their lives.
Carabeth Bolano
Was great to watch again before the 4th season started up!
Mel

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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful By K. Hinton VINE VOICE on January 22, 2007
Format: DVD
The third season of the L Word picks right up with all the excitement, romance, and sexual tension of the previous seasons. Alice is struggling to get over the loss of her best friend and her lover while Dana moves on with Lara. One of the biggest turns of the season comes when Dana is diagnosed with breast cancer and the women struggle to help her cope and to deal with it themselves. Tina and Bette's daughter, Angelica, is six months old and the two have done their best to reconcile and form a stable home for her. Bette is in the process of trying to adopt Angelica, so the couple has routine visits with a social worker. Shane and Carmen are in a committed relationship and living together in Jenny's house. Carmen's job as a dj is starting to pick up and she's even offered a position djing for Russell Simmons at some point. Shane opens a hair studio in the middle of a skateboard shop and, in typical Shane fashion, struggles to stay loyal to her (gorgeous) girlfriend. Jenny is off on a road trip somewhere with a girl named Moira who has a gender identity crisis. At some point during the season Moira becomes Max and decides to transition to a male. Meanwhile Jenny struggles to sell her book. Kit finally gets a storyline besides being the alcoholic has been sister and even finds a love interest. And finally, in one of the best additions, Helena Peabody is finally a full member of the cast and has her own story lines not involving Bette and Tina.

This season of the L Word is emotionally charged and takes some chances that they haven't in previous years. With the addition of Moira, the show brings the first transgendered recurring role to network television.
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18 of 21 people found the following review helpful By OUTspoken on November 7, 2006
Format: DVD
This show, including this season, is one that is groundbreaking and representative of many people who have not before been given representation. The focus is first and formost about women and the lives of women. There is love, loss, drama, and all that goes in between. It makes you laugh at times and cry at others, but life is not a fairytale and this show doesn't make it to be... that is what makes it so great. There a femmes and butches, a ton who are somewhere in the middle. It makes you reconsider the labels you place on people and realize there are all shades of gray. Whether you are a stay at home parent, trying to become a parent, happy in love, breaking up, sleeping around, or transitioning... from bed to bed or from female to male, you can see yourself in this show.

Some have been critical of Ilene Chaiken (not Irene as the misguided poster at top called her) claiming that the show isn't realisitc or that the writing is bad. We should remember that this show is about a group of lesbians, not all the lesbians in the world. It could be people we know but it might not be. To claim a show unrealistic because it isn't a story of your own life is to also say that every representation of every woman is only real if that woman goes through what you go through, that every reprentation of whatever race you are is only real if that person goes through what you go through, and given the wide variety of diversity in programming any reasonable person knows that to be untrue.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By V. R. Smith on April 18, 2007
Format: DVD
I breathe a huge sigh of relief as the writers have finally seemed to hit their stride! The writing in this season is the best so far.

The storyline keeps moving and changing in a way that creates a very unique journey among this group of friends. Once again, commendations for taking on very real topics, including trans identity, menopause, joint parenting, and cancer.

The acting shines on almost everyones part. My new favorite character, "Angus the Manny" is probably the worst actor, but he's so likeable, it's okay.

As others have said, unfortuately the Betty music is still around, but it is _much_ less prevalent and distracting. The rest of the music is actually pretty decent.

Another negative point is that not only are old dropped story lines not picked up, but the habit of dropping stories w/o explaination continues. Also, no amazing guest stars ala Cameron Manhiem or Sandra Bernhardt from Season 2.

Packaging: They finally got wise and used slim-case design, which is great b/c it doesn't waste space, but now it doesn't match the other 2 seasons. There are some great special features, but there are at least two major spoilers right on the package, so don't look at it too closely as you're putting the discs in.

Still a solid 4-star show - can't wait for season 4. Maybe I can finally give it 5 stars...
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By E. Cobb on June 27, 2007
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Not too long ago I purchased L Word Season 3, since my on-demand service no longer offered it. About a week after I received them, I watched them. At one point in my viewing process I had to stop the movie to do something. Lo and behold, when I come back and press play, it won't allow me to play from the same episode that I was watching. I tried to go to the next episode on the disc and it just stopped. I guess there is a coding issue with the discs, which I also read on another person's review. In order to watch the subsequent episode from the first one I have to select "play all" and fast forward through the first episode until it gets to the credits, and then press play. Once I mastered this process, I was able to enjoy my purchase. It's a bit of a headache, but it's worth it for this series.
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