Coupling (US)
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Coupling (US)
First Aired: September 25th, 2003
Status: Ended
Genre: Comedy
Network: NBC
Summary: "This provocative new "Must See TV" comedy romp, based on the British hit of the same name, is a hip and frisky look at the ever-evolving relationships between six singles who are either involved, formerly involved -- or looking to become intimately involved with each other. Coupling gives us insight on modern romance and its often humorous consequences. "When a couple gets together, it's never just the two of them - they also bring baggage - and Susan and Steve are no exception. Their baggage is a crowd of best friends and exes who talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love. "Susan is a beautiful go-getter with an uninhibited attitude who used to date Patrick, the sextet's charismatic, cocky player, Chicago's king of conquests - a guy who's just too cool to worry about being smart. Attractive Sally is a beauty therapist who is Susan's unashamedly vain best friend, who aggressively battles aging with heavy doses of moisturizer and men - including Patrick. "Meanwhile, Steve, while getting together with Susan, can't seem to shake loose from his vivacious and slightly vacuous ex-girlfriend Jane, a woman supremely confident in her ability to seduce anyone of either sex, and who refuses to be dumped unless she's the one doing the dumping. Jeff is Steve's "porn buddy" who is, in equal parts, obsessed and bewildered by actual sex; charming in his way, but with an uncanny ability to say the wrong thing at the worst possible time. He works in the same office as Susan, with whom he had a disastrous and unsuccessful one-night fling."
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# of Episodes: 4
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# of Episodes I haven't watched: 4
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Season 1
Episode 1: The Right One (a.k.a. Flushed)
Air Date: September 25th, 2003, 12:00 AM
Summary: It's lust at first sight for Steve when he is reintroduced to his best friend, Jeff's, co-worker, Susan, smack dab in the midst of trying to tear one off with his bisexual, threesome-loving girlfriend, Jane -- whom he intended to dump before she played those two cards. They all have a lot of baggage, what, with Susan's best friend, Sally, now coupled with Susan's former fling, Patrick.
Episode 2: Size Matters
Air Date: October 2nd, 2003, 12:00 AM
Summary: Steve is nervous about his potential first time with Susan after she offers to cook for him, wondering what exactly that means. Meanwhile, Sally's interest in Patrick is on the rise when Susan informs her that he has a big penis -- and she expects Jeff to find out just how big. And Jane has a new male date... who is too busy scoping out his own male dates.
Episode 3: Sex, Death & Nudity
Air Date: October 9th, 2003, 12:00 AM
Summary: When Jane's aunt dies, she expects Steve to go to the funeral. As her boyfriend. But if he's going, then Susan is going. And if Susan is going, then Patrick is going. And if Patrick is going, then Sally is going. And if they're all going, then Jeff might as well be going, too, since he was the only one besides Jane who actually knew her. Meanwhile, Jeff fears he'll blurt out something he shouldn't during a forthcoming interview for a promotion.
Episode 4: Check/Mate
Air Date: October 23rd, 2003, 12:00 AM
Summary: Steve and Susan worry about the future of their relationship when they lie to each other, and he lets her pick up a check. Meanwhile, Patrick attempts to find a car that he looks cool in. And Jane feels her new stalker isn't putting in enough effort.
Episode 5: Present Tense
Air Date: -
Summary: Since he isn't Jewish, Steve is lost when Susan invites him over for Yom Kippur leftovers, and asks Patrick and Jeff whether or not you're supposed to give presents on that holiday -- which leads to a misunderstanding with Sally, who was eavesdropping. Meanwhile, Jane decides to take up charity work to prove to the others that she's a giving person.
Episode 6: A Foreign Affair (a.k.a. The Girl with Two Breasts)
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Summary: Jeff falls for a girl who happens to not speak a word of English, and she for him, but their communication breakdown causes misunderstandings for both when she mistakenly assumes that he's interested in her interpreter, and he mistakenly confuses her name with one which means something else in her country.
Episode 7: Nipple Effect
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Summary: Patrick wants to break up with his date, because she is too hard on his nipples. Sally seeks to uncover the mystery of why her date is insistent on her not wearing makeup. Steve and Susan decide to start things anew by hooking up as if it were for the very first time. And Jane picks a bad time to chat up her co-worker.
Episode 8: Dressed
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Summary: Jane commits a fashion faux pas while on a first date. Patrick lies to a buddy by claiming that he's married -- and then tries to get Susan to play his wife. Meanwhile, Susan and Jeff mix business and pleasure at his place.
Episode 9: Object Lessons
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Summary: Susan has it out with Steve for failing to pick up some of his belongings from Jane's apartment -- months after their breakup. And when a bevy of chiseled firemen invade the gang's bar, Jeff decides to prove to Patrick that women don't notice him by showing the gals drooling over the firefighters his juggling and chair-balancing talents.
Episode 10: Holiday (a.k.a. Thanksgiving)
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Summary: For Christmas, Patrick's sympathy plea over how he's got no one to spend the holiday with makes Sally and Jane want to spend it with him. Meanwhile, Jeff thinks he's found true love in a hot bartender by the name of Molly, but little does he know what she has in store for him. And Susan wants to take the next step with Steve and meet the folks -- to his chagrin.
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