Season 2, Episode 13
Bette gets stunning news at her father's service; Tina goes into labor; and Peggy (Holland Taylor) lays down the law with daughter Helena. The episode features a guest appearance by Gloria Steinem; and musical performances by Betty and Heart.
Season 2, Episode 12
Tina reaches out to Bette after she moves her father (Ossie Davis) into her home for his final days; Alice becomes jealous over Dana's dinner with an ex-girlfriend (Lauren Lee Smith); and Jenny becomes unglued when she recalls a painful memory.
During a gay-pride parade, a secret about Jenny and Dana's brother is revealed; Bette and Kit pull together as their father's health grows worse. Ossie Davis guest stars.
Season 2, Episode 10
Bette and Kit try to reconcile with their estranged father (Ossie Davis) during a visit. Also, Dana, Alice, Shane, Jenny and Carmen head for the seas on a lesbian cruise in the Caribbean.
Alice makes a bold sexual request to a stunned Dana; Jenny discovers Carmen's real feelings about Shane; Bette encounters Tina.
Season 2, Episode 8
Bette and Tina reach a tentative agreement about their relationship; Jenny's homosexuality may be a factor in why she lost a ghostwriting job; Shane finds solace in church. Mia Kirshner, Jennifer Beals, Laurel Holloman.
Season 2, Episode 7
Shane (Katherine Moennig) tries to forget about Carmen; Dana and Alice officially announce that they're a couple; and Bette reluctantly hits the singles scene. Erin Daniels, Leisha Hailey.
Alice presses Dana to break up with Tonya; Kit and Benjamin hook up. Melissa Rivers has a cameo. Charlotte: Sandra Bernhard. Kit: Pam Grier.
Season 2, Episode 5
Tina moves back in with Bette temporarily; Jenny tries to find the courage to date Carmen; Shane begins her first day as assistant to Veronica Bloom (Camryn Manheim). Laurel Holloman, Mia Kirshner, Sarah Shahi.
Season 2, Episode 4
A tough-talking producer (Camryn Manheim) is impressed with Shane's diplomacy on a movie set; Bette has a one-night-stand in New York; Tina's lawyer (Jane Lynch) hits on her; and Kit bonds with an inspirational speaker (Charles S. Dutton). Rachel Shelley joins the cast as Helena, the daughter of a philanthropist; and Eric Lively begins his role as Shane and Jenny's voyeuristic roommate.
Rejected from Charlotte Birch's writing class, Jenny is determined to win over the intimidating professor (Sandra Bernhard); Bette has a car accident; Dana and Alice (Erin Daniels, Leisha Hailey) continue to hide their attraction from their friends; and Kit struggles to find an act for her club opening.
Season 2, Episode 2
Tina hires a powerful attorney to handle her separation from Bette; Jenny applies for a fiction-writing course taught by an intimidating professor (Sandra Bernhard); the women decide to get lap dances. Jane Lynch, Kelly Lynch.
A devastated Bette begs Tina to come back home; Jenny bids goodbye to Tim, who's moving to Ohio; Dana and Alice try to control their lust; and Kit tries to come up with the money to buy Marina's café.