The BEST Episodes of Satisfaction
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2020
Network: Showcase (AU)
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 - Aired Jan 30, 2008
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 - Aired Jan 23, 2008
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.
#3 - Zipless
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 16, 2008
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.
#4 - Sheik Your Booty
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 29, 2009
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.
#5 - Playground
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 23, 2008
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.
#6 - Family
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 2, 2008
Tippi realises that their's no room for Aiden in her life. Alex offers some support to pregnant Heather. Nick helps Mel with a legal matter.
#7 - Mrs Hyde
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 5, 2007
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.
#8 - Lauren Rising
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 19, 2007
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.
#9 - Amy
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 8, 2009
Tough financial times threaten 232 and two new girls will upset the order of life in the brothel. There's Amy, an upstart uni student who'll do whatever it takes to keep the customers coming back; in doing so ruffling quite a few feathers. And Tess, a former high-powered PA who has a surprising motivation for becoming a working girl.
#10 - Jizz
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 12, 2007
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.
#11 - Truth
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 26, 2007
Tippi meets a client who perplexes her as he seems to suppressing his sexual urges. Lauren discovers Heather is pregnant and decides to help her.
#12 - A Good Eye For Shoes
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 30, 2008
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 - Rubber Dubber
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 9, 2008
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.
#14 - Last Look
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 2, 2008
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.
#15 - Gene Therapy
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 6, 2009
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.
#16 - What Do You Love
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 16, 2008
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.
#17 - Spilt Kisses
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 3, 2009
With Sean's intentions now out in the open, fantasy and reality are blurring for Nat. Provoked by a particularly intimate gesture from Sean, Nat realises she needs to make a step towards a real human connection. Mark refuses to accept that, given particular circumstances, things are over with Mel, while Chloe is missing Bonnie more than ever and discovers her daughter is feeling the same. Meanwhile, after returning home into the eye of a media storm, Lauren is introduced into high society by Mel - and she is treated like a star.
#18 - Pony Girl
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 9, 2008
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.
#19 - Running Girl
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 5, 2007
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.
#20 - All Those Monkeys
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 13, 2009
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.
#21 - Apples
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 27, 2009
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.
#22 - Playthings
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 19, 2010
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.
#23 - Cyclone Chloe
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 20, 2009
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.
#24 - Out of Tune
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 22, 2009
Bernie, an off-kilter fetish client of Heather's lands at 232 wanting to see her. Desperate to get rid of him, Nat makes a false promise to find him a replacement, but Bernie's not going to go away that easily. In the pursuit of normal couple dating, Sean takes Nat to the movies where she's like a fish out of water. While Sean thinks it's fun, Nat finds it excruciating. The concept of 'us' is not something that sits comfortably with her and she tells Sean she wants an open relationship.
#25 - Not Vanilla
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 26, 2010
A turn of events at work for Bernie and the subsequent therapy forced upon him by his boss sees Nat grow curious about the origins of her own fetish. This leads her to track down her mother, Loretta. It's an uneasy reunion for Nat, who finds the situation more confronting than she ever imagined it would be. Though Sean initially continues to struggle with the detritus of what happened with Alice, support from Nat and a particularly satisfying session with a client sees him charged with a determination to get over the incident once and for all. Lauren's relationship with John goes from strength to strength but the pull of her children sees her leave him behind when she heads off on a holiday to meet up with her daughter Kate in Hawaii.