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      Season 3 – Once and Again

      2001 Drama List
      Reviews Lily has a whiny teenage daughter. Rick has a teenage son who doesn't like to do homework. They're both divorced, but when they fall hard for each other, they decide to try to make it work. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Sep 28, 2001 Busted Rick, Lily and the children try to adjust to the changes in their lives; Eli finds himself in legal trouble and seeks help from Grace. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 5, 2001 The Awful Truth Grace is pushed to the limit by a tough new teacher; Jake's ego is tested after Judy enlists him to help with her new business. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 12, 2001 Kind of Blue Samuel Blue (Steven Weber) returns to Rick's and Judy's lives. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 19, 2001 Acting Out Grace and Jessie compete for the lead role in the school play; Judy and Sam try to find meaning in their ambiguous relationship. Details Episode 5 Aired Nov 2, 2001 Destiny Turns on the Radio Lily's job interview at a radio station leads to a thrilling career opportunity. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 9, 2001 Jake and the Women When Lily offers to throw a baby shower for Tiffany, Jake begins to wonder what role he will have in his baby's life. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 23, 2001 Chaos Theory Thanksgiving brings bad tidings for Lily and Karen when they both suffer from unrealistic expectations. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 30, 2001 The Sex Show Lily and Rick struggle to keep their marriage exciting, after sex becomes awkward for the first time for them. Details Episode 9 Aired Dec 7, 2001 Tough Love Both Eli and Grace learn a lesson about real self-confidence when he loses his job and she has her acting questioned. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 14, 2001 Pictures Tiffany goes into labor during a Christmas celebration at Rick and Lily's home. Details Episode 11 Aired Jan 4, 2002 Taking Sides Sam decides he wants more in his relationship with Judy; Jessie cancels plans with Karen in order to stay at Lily's house. Details Episode 12 Aired Jan 11, 2002 Gardenia A tragic accident sets up Karen for the toughest battle of her life. Details Episode 13 Aired Mar 4, 2002 Falling in Place Family tensions mount due to Jessie's anxiety and guilt over her mother's slow recovery; Eli is in denial about the severity of his mom's condition. Details Episode 14 Aired Mar 11, 2002 The Gay/Straight Alliance Grace pursues her teacher, while Jessie develops an attraction to her friend Katie. Details Episode 15 Aired Mar 18, 2002 One Step (Parent) Backward Sam decides fruition of his dream of committing to Judy and having a family is totally up to his 10-year-old son. Details Episode 16 Aired Mar 25, 2002 Aaron's List of Dreams When Lily's brother decides to move in with a young woman who is also mentally disabled, Lily finds it difficult to let him go. Details Episode 17 Aired Apr 1, 2002 Experience Is the Teacher Grace pursues a relationship with her drama teacher and jeopardizes his career in the process. Details Episode 18 Aired Apr 8, 2002 Losing You Just when Lily begins to think life can't get any more complicated, it does as her mother starts to show early signs of Alzheimer's disease. Details Episode 19 Aired Apr 15, 2002 Chance of a Lifetime The couple faces another life-altering decision when Rick gets an excellent career opportunity in another country. Details Next
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      Previous Margaret Lyons New York Magazine/Vulture Once and Again will knock you over with its earnestness, and then, once you're lying on the floor, it's like, well, might as well watch every single episode of this family ensemble drama about divorce. Jun 12, 2019 Full Review Ken Tucker Entertainment Weekly The series offers the most vivid, complex depiction of adolescence among current TV dramas. A Jun 12, 2019 Full Review Laura Fries Variety For three seasons, "Once and Again" explored interpersonal relationships in an engaging and respectably realistic style. Jun 11, 2019 Full Review Next
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      Season Info

      Dan Lerner, Michael Engler, Jim Kramer, Ken Collins, Marshall Herskovitz, Elodie Keene, Mark Piznarski, Eric Stoltz
      Executive Producer
      Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick
      Sue Paige, Maggie Friedman, David Schulner, Liberty Godshall, Emily Whitesell, Daniel Paige, Winnie Holzman, Richard Kramer, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Sep 28, 2001
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