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Tell Me You Love Me Episode: "Tell Me You Love Me"

Season 1, Episode 7
Episode Synopsis: Katie and Dave finally have some time alone when the kids stay at their grandparents'; Carolyn and Palek look for a new place to live when their current one sells quickly; Jamie gets a surprise visit from Hugo, but the news doesn't sit well with Nick.
Original Air Date: Oct 21, 2007
Guest Cast Marcus Giamatti: Jeff Ronny Cox: John Brad Rowe Jeremy London: Nate Ryan Wynott: Josh David Shatraw Ian Somerhalder: Nick
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Season 1, Episode 7
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Length: 55:00
Aired: 10/21/2007
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Episode 7 Recap: "Faking It" Season 1, Episode 7

There were a lot of lies uncovered this week by way of honesty. And in some cases, it was the best policy. Let's break it down. With the kids away for the weekend, you'd think that glances at each other's naked bodies would be the perfect catalyst for Dave and Katie to get it on. But they don't. It becomes apparent at the restaurant when Rita and Dan leave them alone at the table that Katie and Dave are unaccustomed to touching. When looking around the dining room wondering if other couples are "doing it," it seems that public displays of affection confuse them. They identify intimate gestures as signs that people aren't having sex and can't tell if a caress is honest and meaningful. Back home, Katie confesses she was faking her orgasms and Dave seems to be slowly opening up, admitting that things changed after they had kids. These baby steps are honest moves that could help to bring them closer together. Hugo got my sympathy vote after losing control and crying after Jamie told him she was dating someone. And I almost believed Jamie wasn't faking her feelings for the sensitive guy when undressing him and slowly making love that seemed emotionally charged. Jamie was honest to Nick, telling him about the one-nighter. She countered that move, and floored me, not only by bringing Hugo to her therapy session but by blindsiding him and confessing she cheated during their relationship. Sensing her own weakness and convinced that they would repeat a pattern of fighting followed by makeup sex, dumping Hugo in front of Dr. May might have been cold but was perhaps the smartest thing for Jamie to do. Palek is ready to sell when he gets a reasonable offer on the house, but routinely moving once a year disrupts any attempt to become settled and reflects escaping problems. Carolyn hates what Palek does for a living, but his job is a failed attempt to create a happier home, one that he most likely didn't have growing up. While packing, Palek moves in to kiss Carolyn and they have sex on the floor. But she gives a look that clearly says she's faking it. Making another move after a night out with the boys, Palek is angered when Carolyn truthfully says no and just wants to sleep. I don't know if a new suit - or the salesgirl - will make him smile, but the fact that Carolyn's home pregnancy test turned up positive is certainly not what he was shopping for. May might have been the only one not faking it this week. She was totally honest with John, saying it was the fantasy of an idealized relationship with him that got her through "the difficult times with Arthur." Perhaps veggies in curry sauce waiting for dinner helps, but May does her best to reassure Arthur she loves him. They kiss. May's words of wisdom: " To John: "Endings need to be treated with as much care and gentleness as any other part of a relationship." " To Jamie and Hugo: "We ask a lot of love. All the things we don't like in ourselves, we expect that love somehow will change. That's a pretty difficult task for something so fragile." Random thoughts: " Have you been listening to the comments of the "real couples" interviewed after the episode? I'm not sure they add a fresh perspective, but it is nice to see people of color and a same-sex couple included. " Can you tell whether a couple is having sex at home when observing them in public? " Is Nick a better match for Jamie than Hugo? " Did Dave and Katie really changed after having children or was there always an intimacy problem? " When Carolyn says no to sex, was Palek's reaction out of line after he had sex on demand with her for a year? " For those who've previously commented otherwise, Carolyn wipes! " Would you ask Dave for relationship advice? His buddy Jeff was dumped and Dave consoles him by saying being 44 years old and divorced with a kid isn't so bad. Jeff's response is a resounding "F--k you!" " Dave may be giving in to the ways of therapy when telling Katie: "Maybe that Foster is onto something." For more Tell Me You Love Me , check out our Online Video Guide . show less
There were a lot of lies uncovered this week by way of honesty. And in some cases, it was the best policy. Let's break it down.With the kids away for the weekend, you'd think that glances at each other's naked bodies would be the perfect catalyst for Dave and Katie to get it on. But they don’t. It becomes apparent at the restaurant when Rita and Dan leave them alone at the table that Katie and Dave are unaccustomed to touching. When looking around the dining room wondering if other couples are "doing it," it seems that public displays of affection confuse them. They identify intimate gestures as signs that people aren't having sex and can't tell if a caress is honest and meaningful.Back home, Katie confesses she was faking her orgasms and Dave seems to be slowly opening up, admitting that things changed after they had kids. These baby steps are honest moves that could help to bring them closer together.Hugo got my sympathy vote after losing control and crying after Jamie told h... read more

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Premiered: September 09, 2007, on HBO
Rating: TV-MA
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