The Best Episodes of Satisfaction
Last Updated: May 13, 2019
Set in and around 232, an up-market city brothel, Satisfaction reveals the world of five high class escorts and their manager as they juggle the pressures of their private lives with their secret profession. Satisfaction is an exploration of the relationships between these women: the bonds of friendship, the competition, the loyalty, the ruthlessness, the camaraderie. The stories are grounded and real - shocking, touching, funny, disturbing, intelligent and sexy. They are love stories with a twist - about strong women keeping themselves together when they're giving so much of themselves away. About friendships, family, lust and love Satisfaction is provocative and compelling, revealing, confronting and intoxicating.
#1 - Slaying The Goat
Season 1 - Episode 10
News that 232 is on the market inspires Lauren to lobby the girls to form a syndicate and as Nick prepares to set up house with Mel, an unexpected visitor from his past changes the course of Nick's life.
#2 - Paying For It
Season 1 - Episode 9
Chloe, Bonnie and Josh decide to try counselling to help with the problems in their relationships which leads to an unexpected proposal from Josh. One of Mel's former lovers returns to make a claim on her, while Lauren's ex-husband Phil returns to sell the family home.
#5 - Lauren Rising
Season 1 - Episode 4
Heather and Ally decide they want a baby, using Ally's goofy friend Gary. However Gary's new partner Edie doesn't want him to help out and brings in lawyers. Heather ends up devising a unusual solution which leaves Ally confused.
#6 - Zipless
Season 1 - Episode 8
Tippi embarks on an unusual adventure with a long term client. Mel finds a significant amount of money mysteriously deposited in her bank account and is further perplexed when she's faced with Nick's shady past.
#7 - Rubber Dubber
Season 1 - Episode 7
Chloe returns to work to find a constant stream of regulars, but is shocked at home when she discovers Bonnie's internet activities. Lauren is shaken when her children tell her that they're moving to America with their Dad and Heather struggles to sell her and Ally's home.
#8 - Mrs Hyde
Season 1 - Episode 2
High class escort Mel finds herself challenged by Johnny Lake, a rock star client with a huge ego and some damaging sexual problems. Seeking out her elusive lover Tim, who suggests she come away with him, Mel is tempted by the security of someone she knows and loves.
#9 - Jizz
Season 1 - Episode 3
Heather and her partner Ally want to have a baby, using Ally's good friend Gary. But when Gary's new partner Eadie's troublesome attitude comes to light and legal contracts get waved around, Heather and Ally angrily end the arrangement. Heather devises an unusual solution which sends Ally into a tailspin.
#10 - Running Girl
Season 1 - Episode 1
Satisfaction is a Showcase Original Presentation about friendships, family, lust and love and is unlike anything seen on Australian television. Set in and around 232, an up-market city brothel, it reveals the world of five high-class escorts and their manager as they juggle the pressures of their private lives with their secret profession.
#11 - Pony Girl
Season 2 - Episode 2
A new client forces Heather to realise that beneath her liberal facade she does have certain boundaries. Spurred on by a car salesman client and looking for some adventure, Lauren buys herself a new car and becomes a lead foot. Tippi takes on Martin, a client who made Chloe distinctly uncomfortable, and whilst working at 232 fixing the sound-system, Josh is confronted by the reality of Chloe's work. Sensing he's troubled, Tippi's on hand to distract him.
#12 - A Good Eye For Shoes
Season 2 - Episode 5
Lauren is approached by Fiona, the wife of upcoming politician Terence O'Neil, to seduce her husband. Gleaning Fiona's motivation is to control her husband, Lauren's curiosity gets the better of her and she accepts the job. Mel receives a visit from Tippi's mum, who forces her to question her role in Tippi's life. Josh leaves on tour with his band, and Chloe has a very enjoyable session with Bill who surprisingly doesn't want sex.
#13 - All Those Monkeys
Season 2 - Episode 7
Terence suspects Lauren is a sex-worker, but just as Lauren realises she now has feelings for Terence, he suffers a heart-attack and Lauren's left in an almighty mess. A sex worker, in a hotel room with a dying politician - what on earth is she supposed to do? Meanwhile, with Mum gone, Mel and Sean kick back and enjoy the peace. But Gillian is closer than they think - she's hanging around 232 and Heather's troubled when she has a spectacular orgasm with Jack - the first time it has happened with a man.
#14 - Playground
Season 2 - Episode 4
Haunted by her encounter with Martin, Tippi becomes involved with a sexually dysfunctional client, Zoron, who invites her away for the weekend. Tippi sees it as an opportunity for them both to forget their troubles; but the outcome couldn't be further from the truth. Chloe is relieved when Josh stops working at 232, while Lauren's ex-husband Phil threatens to tell their kids about her sex-work. Sean confesses to Mel he is now a sex-worker, leaving her furious with Nat.
#15 - Apples
Season 2 - Episode 9
Mel has a new client, Marc, who is very young and very eager. Confident, fun, and with access to plenty of money he makes her feel invigorated and is precisely the frivolous diversion Mel needs in her life at the moment. Nat becomes aware she has feelings for Sean and Heather's having trouble disengaging from Jack, overwhelmed by the heterosexual feelings he continues to unleash in her.
#16 - Playthings
Season 3 - Episode 7
Following a visit to the doctor, the reality that he was unknowingly penetrated hits home for Sean. Discounting Steve as the culprit confirms Jemima's claims; Alice is the perpetrator. However when Sean attempts to make her accountable, she denies responsibility. When Nat learns of the incident and follows it up with Sean, she urges him to continue to push Alice for the truth. Once again Alice fails to relent which sees Sean threatening blackmail unless she admits to the attack. Tess's regular client, Turnball, returns and she finds herself getting involved in his family problems. Tess seems to be falling into the same routine she had with Daniel; investing unnecessary energy in a no-win situation.
#17 - Last Look
Season 2 - Episode 1
With the first season's shattering conclusion, Season 2 finds the girls of Satisfaction picking up the pieces - where rivalry abounds, secrets are uncovered and futures questioned. Back to work, and with the introduction of a new escort, 232 continues to service its clients like never before - yet behind the thin professional veil, relationships are tested and the boundaries of love crossed.
#18 - Cyclone Chloe
Season 2 - Episode 8
Trying to avoid connection to Terence and ordered by Fiona to stay away from 232, Lauren is lying low but realises her greatest fear is her children finding out she is a sex-worker. She decides it is time to tell them what she does and books a trip to LA. Rattled by her strong sexual connection to Jack, Heather sets out to confirm that her lesbian tendencies are still firmly in place. Chloe questions her relationship with Josh as he returns from the tour.
#19 - What Do You Love
Season 2 - Episode 3
Mel receives an untimely visit from her brother Sean, whose arrival in her life usually signals trouble. Tippi invites Sean to look around 232 and meeting Nat makes his head spin and he begins to consider a career change. Tippi has a frightening session with Martin whilst Lauren has a surprising encounter with her ex-husband's best friend Max. Trying to remain buoyant, Chloe prepares Bonnie for boarding school.
#20 - Bug Crush
Season 3 - Episode 9
With Kate home for holidays and her relationship with John developing, Lauren's very content. She's oblivious however, to her daughter's insecurities about the new domestic set up and is aware of the lengths Kate is prepared to go to make trouble between her and John. Amy becomes involved with Dominic, a strange client whose doctor has advised he visits a prostitute because he lacks sexual confidence. Initially Amy thinks he's harmlessly naive, but when Dominic brings along a bug to their session, she realises there is much more to him than meets the eye.
#21 - Gene Therapy
Season 2 - Episode 6
While Mel's life seems to be unraveling, the arrival of her mother, Gillian, only adds to her distress. When Gillian discovers Sean is now on the game, she offers him money to start a new career — something she never did for Mel. Lauren's job with Terence is becoming increasingly complicated, while Heather meets a married couple — Jack and Eloise — who want a threesome. It's the first time Heather's ever been paid to have sex with a woman.
#22 - Staples, Guns and Roses
Season 3 - Episode 6
Sean's out on his own with some friends: Alice, Steve and client-come-friend, Jemima. He lets his guard down more than usual, drinking, drugging and partying into the wee hours and wakes up the next day, remembering very little — but knowing they had some pretty wild sex. Feeling angry at Sean and realising their differences are insurmountable, Nat manipulates a situation with Bernie which sees Sean bust in on their session. But it opens the way for honest discussion about the state of their relationship and the restrictions it places on both of them.
#23 - Tess
Season 3 - Episode 2
Nat offers Tess, a good looking advertising PA, a job but Tess thinks she's joking but aside from that, she's happily ensconced where she is. Assistant and mistress to Daniel, CEO of the advertising agency, Tess isn't looking to move on; even though she has a niggling sense Daniel will never be hers exclusively. She's forced to confront her future however when Daniel's commitments to his family take priority over her needs. She finds her way back into 232 where a conversation with Lauren piques her interest in sex-work. She's picked up men in bars so she's comfortable having sex with strangers. She decides to give it a go. Amy continues to be a thorn in Lauren's side. Lauren decides to ignore her, but it just incites Amy further, making her even bolder in her attempts to grab attention.
#24 - Non Standard Package
Season 3 - Episode 5
Amy agrees to a date with a customer after hours and gets into a sticky situation. Daniel continues to pursue Tess, as she struggles to assert herself and set the boundaries of work and play. While Sean is busier than ever, as a pool boy tempting rich cougars, has him questioning what Nat is after.
#25 - Sheik Your Booty
Season 3 - Episode 4
A memory from the past, coupled with the growing health worries, see Mel's uncertainty about her future begin to manifest in the most unusual ways. But then she is made an offer to run a brothel in Abu Dhabi. Sean has a client whose husband likes to watch her have sex. It's disturbing to Sean and when he and Nat argue about the weirdness of the situation, it further highlights their sexual differences.