The BEST Episodes of The L Word: Generation Q
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 24, 2021
Ten years later, a group of diverse and self-possessed LGBTQIA professionals attempt to navigate life and love with some new friends in Los Angeles.
#1 - Lapse in Judgement
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 26, 2020
Tensions run high on election night as Bette and Dani await the results, Shane and Quiara go through their most difficult challenge yet, and Alice takes a big swing on her show. Meanwhile, Sophie and Dani consider another big step in their relationship, Finley is forced to stop running from her past and confront her feelings, and Micah is dealt an unexpected bombshell about José.
#2 - Lean On Me
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 15, 2021
Bette makes big moves at her new job as she also navigates a surprising new relationship, Shane vies to get Tess on board with a fresh idea for the bar, and Alice is met with an unexpected roadblock on the way to releasing her book as she tries to figure out whether Nat’s hiding something from her. Meanwhile, Sophie, Dani and Finley are all left to deal with the fallout of a shocking event as Micah grapples with the true nature of his relationship with José.
#3 - Light
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 20, 2021
Bette takes a big swing with Pippa, Shane leans on Tess when she’s suddenly forced to harbor a secret, and Alice’s run-in with someone from her past throws her for a loop. Meanwhile, Dani must examine what’s holding her back in her personal life as Sophie is pushed to question Finley’s maturity and Angie worries that things have taken a turn between her and Jordi.
#4 - LA Times
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 29, 2019
Dani is forced to get involved in Bette's personal life, Shane grapples with a big decision, Alice is profiled by a newspaper, Finley struggles with her growing feelings for Rebecca, Micah still doesn't know where things stand with José.
#5 - Luck Be a Lady
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 22, 2021
Bette’s passion is ignited at work while Angie receives some big news that complicates things at home. Shane and Tess’s business venture doesn’t go as planned, and Alice resists facing the truth of her situation with Nat. Meanwhile, Finley, Sophie and Dani all struggle to adjust to their new normal as Micah leans on Maribel for support when he starts a new job.
#6 - Lost Love
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 22, 2019
Bette prepares for an important mayoral debate. Alice lands a huge guest and encourages Nat to branch out. Shane visits a bar and gets embroiled in the lives of two of its employees. Dani and Sophie's families clash, Micah is unsure of where he stands with his crush, and a budding relationship forces Finley to confront some complicated aspects of her past.
#7 - Less Is More
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 15, 2019
Bette weathers continued fallout as she prepares for an LGBTQIA Center talk. Shane helps Finley, while Alice is annoyed when the network forces her to bring on a new staff member. Dani and Sophie celebrate good news as Dani begins a new job. Micah pursues a new crush.
#8 - Loose Ends
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 12, 2020
Bette and Dani reckon with the fallout of a recent scandal; Shane spends the day with Angie; Alice, Gigi, and Nat have conflicting ideas about their family life; Sophie and Finley spend a raucous night out in an effort to get their mind off of things.
#9 - Lose It All
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 19, 2020
Bette is conflicted about old feelings, Shane is tested by her relationship with Quiara, Alice is blindsided at home and work. Dani, busy on the election, Sophie feels relieved to have Finley around. Micah introduces José to his mother.
#10 - Let's Do It Again
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 8, 2019
Ten years after we last left them, we find Bette running for mayor of Los Angeles; Shane as she returns to the city after a setback; and Alice learning to balance co-parenting with her fiancée Nat and Nat’s ex-wife Gigi and the rising success of her talk show. We meet PR exec Dani Núñez, her girlfriend and TV producer Sophie Suarez, their best friend and roommate Micah Lee, and the charming former Olympic swimmer-turned-assistant, (Sarah) Finley.
#11 - Lake House
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 29, 2021
Bette goes on a mission to find and win over revered artist Pippa Pascal as Angie learns more about her donor. Shane’s relationship with Tess continues to deepen, and Alice is pushed by Tom to get in touch with her emotions. Sophie, Finley and Micah are all affected by the way Dani chooses to deal with the fallout of Rodolfo’s actions.
#12 - Labels
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 5, 2020
Bette feels guilty about lying to Angie; some unexpected news throws Shane for a major loop; Alice, Gigi and Nat find common ground; Dani and Sophie deal with a bombshell dropped on them by Dani's father; Finley bonds with Tess and Micah grows closer to José.
#13 - Lobsters, Too
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 5, 2021
Bette, Tina and Carrie are all forced together to support Angie. Shane is shocked when someone from her past re-enters her life. Alice and Tom question what they are to each other now that her book is finished. Meanwhile, Dani pushes Rodolfo to come clean with her; Sophie’s new assignment at work allows her to see her relationships in a different light; Finley must face some harsh truths in her personal life; and Micah’s friendship with Maribel continues to evolve.
#14 - Late to the Party
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 8, 2021
Bette is forced to navigate some major changes in both her personal and professional life, including a big request from Angie. Shane gets pulled into LA’s high stakes, underground poker scene as Alice and Nat readjust to couple-hood. Meanwhile, Sophie, Dani and Finley all must deal with the fallout of Sophie’s decision at the airport and Micah navigates his new normal following José’s bombshell revelation.
#15 - Love Shack
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 13, 2021
During an explosive karaoke night at Dana’s, Bette is pushed to be honest about what she really wants, Shane deals with the fallout from an ex’s visit, and Alice confronts her true feelings for Tom. Meanwhile, everything left unsaid among Sophie, Dani and Finley threatens to finally come out, and Micah struggles to figure out where he stands with Maribel.