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Molly has just come back from England, where she'd been dumped by her girlfriend, the first woman she ever fell for. She's made Molly realize she's bisexual, but she feels nervous about telling her parents. Elle, her best friend, is meanwhile dismayed with her mother dating a man around Elle's age, while divorcing her dad. Both deal with all the issues in their lives together, with many mishaps doing so.

The show was originally a web series on OutTVGo in Canada.


  • Abortion Fallout Drama: Elle tells her mother Patricia of having an abortion only long after she's done this. While she states her support of the right to choose, Patricia's unhappy that she didn't tell her and thinks Elle really didn't put much thought into her decision. Elle counters that Patricia was off on a trip in Europe then. They argue, and Patricia apologizes to Elle for it, saying she was projecting her own feelings due to having had her unplanned too, while Elle's turned out to be such a smart, beautiful woman.
  • Age-Gap Romance: Elle sees her mother kissing a much younger man, and she learns he's around her own age. She gets very upset by it all, but her mother's flippant. She learns her mom's in a committed relationship with him, and also leaving her husband, Elle's dad. The pair are still together in Season 2.
  • All Lesbians Want Kids: Rosie, the main lesbian character, is having a baby and she's heavily pregnant when the series starts. She's had her baby, a boy, in Season 2.
  • An Arm and a Leg: Marvin, Molly's housemate in Season 2, is missing both hands and suffered obvious burns over his head due to a fire, although it's only mentioned once.
  • Anguished Declaration of Love: Molly flies to England so she can tell The One that she loves her, doing so with tearful passion. Then it turns out she's moved on, and is with a man, causing Molly to run away heartbroken.
  • Auto Erotica: Elle is having sex with a guy in the car during the very first scene.
  • Camp Gay: Jordan, Patricia's and then Elle's assistant. He's got vocal fry with effeminate mannerisms and apparently dates many guys he's met on Tinder.
  • Childhood Friends: Molly and Elle have been friends since they were girls.
  • Closet Key: Molly having a relationship with her girlfriend "The One" in England made her realize she's bisexual.
  • Coming-Out Story: Much of the drama in the first season comes from Molly coming out to people about being bisexual (when she isn't outed before choosing to). Later her student Sarah also tells her she's bisexual, having been inspired by Molly's coming out.
  • Cult: Elle, after having a nervous breakdown, has been drawn into a therapeutic cult whose leader Omnira has her sell her condo to give her wellness center as a gift. At first Elle doesn't want to see it and always rebuffs her family or friends telling her it's toxic. However, Omnira starting to molest Elle as she gives her a massage finally has her see Omnira's bad, and she flees.
  • Disabled Means Helpless: Inverted. Marvin is missing both hands due to severe past injuries, but is quite skilled at using what's left in gripping things and never once asks for help from other people.
  • Disappeared Dad: Elle's birth father abandoned her when she was little (younger than three) and Elle hasn't seen him since. She's not interested to, since she has a loving dad in Roger, her mom's husband.
  • Forced Out of the Closet: Molly is outed due to her girlfriend posting a photo showing them kissing before she'd told people, which makes her unhappy. After she tells her students (who saw this) she's bisexual (with some explicit language), she gets suspended from teaching.
  • Good Parents: Molly's mom and dad are very loving, completely supportive to her. When she tells them she's bisexual, they give her immediate acceptance. Later, on learning she's in the hospital, her mom reacts by immediately telling her dad to get plane tickets (since they're both in the Netherlands at the time for a vacation), and give her warm support over the phone.
  • Hairy Girl: Molly has unshaved armpits, with Elle jokingly saying they have to braid them later. She shaves later before going on a date.
  • Hereditary Homosexuality: Molly's bisexual. It turns out that her mom's queer.
  • Heteronormative Crusader: After learning she's bisexual, parents at the school where Molly worked want to have her fired. Admittedly, she revealed it with some fairly explicit language.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Molly and Elle for each other. They're really close, sharing everything and mostly shown being supportive of each other. Although they temporarily split apart between seasons, the two reforge the close bond they had once again.
  • Hypocrite: Elle and Molly's moms both call them this as a result of their strong disapproval toward them having sex lives as older women. They both call this hypocrisy as Elle and Molly supposedly are woke young people, questioning if they'd ever act this way to women their own age.
  • I Want Grandkids: Molly's reluctant to get a hysterectomy for treating her endometriosis because she wanted to give her parents grandchildren somehow. However, she does anyway as it's necessary. They immediately assure her health comes first (her ovaries were preserved, leaving some options anyway).
  • Love at First Sight: Molly relates that she was immediately smitten by her girlfriend on first seeing her.
  • Meet Cute: Molly first met her girlfriend while dropping a book and nearly running into her.
  • No Bisexuals: Molly suggests a woman whom Rosie knew (who she thought was a lesbian, then later married a man) is bisexual. Rosie's reaction is just to scoff, saying bisexual is a word for experimenting in the past, nothing else. Molly though makes it clear that she's bisexual.
  • No Name Given: Molly's English girlfriend is never named, even in the credits, just referred to or listed as "The One".
  • Open-Minded Parent: Molly's mother doesn't mind in the least that she's bisexual, and then drops her own bombshell that her parents have been in an open marriage for over forty years, freaking Molly out as she imagines them with other people after hearing this, running away.
  • Parental Sexuality Squick:
    • Heidi is horrified to hear her parents have an open marriage, having run away when her mom said this, After coming back to find them dancing with Patricia and Hunter (she thinks as a prelude to sex) she freaks out again.
    • Elle is equally dismayed learning her mom is dating a younger man (while partly due to it being cheating, since she's married, Elle dislikes it on general principles).
  • Parent with New Paramour: Elle is quite upset to learn that her mom is leaving her dad and dating a much younger man. The two have a temporary falling out over it.
  • Psycho Lesbian: Omnira, the leader of a therapeutic cult, turns out to groom and have sex with her AFAB or female patients. She tries this with Elle, and has already got her hooks in Naran.
  • R-Rated Opening: The series opens on Elle having sex in the car with a guy.
  • Sex for Services: Elle had sex with a client to get a contract for her mom's ad company.
  • Slut-Shaming: Molly is very disapproving of her mom having an open marriage with her dad. Elle is not happy with her mom cheating and dating a man around Elle's age as well. Both moms call them on this.
  • Surprise Pregnancy: Elle gets pregnant without intending to from casual sex with men during the first season. She soon decides to have an abortion.
  • Threeway Sex: Discussed when Elle jokingly suggests she, Jake and Molly have a threesome when she's learned Molly's parents have an open marriage, saying this runs in the family. "Way too soon", replies Molly.
  • Token Minority: Two supporting characters are black men.
    • Elle's adopted dad, Roger.
    • A client of hers, Dave.
  • Twofer Token Minority: Several supporting characters are also LGBT people of color with most being female or AFAB.
    • Rosie the lesbian bartender is of South Asian ancestry.
    • Sarah, one of Molly's students, is also of South Asian ancestry, and then tells her she's bisexual.
    • Marvin is a black disabled gay man.
    • Jordan is a black man and Camp Gay.
    • Naran, a patient of Omnira's whom Elle meets, is an olive-skinned woman (perhaps-at least AFAB; the actor's genderqueer) who's sleeping with Omnira (pretty abusive given it's disguised as "therapy").
  • Very Loosely Based on a True Story: The series is based on the lead actresses' actual experiences.
  • Wall Bang Her: Molly hooks up with a guy at Rosie's wedding. They have sex up against a bathroom wall, but she stops after it causes her discomfort due to her endometriosis.
  • Who's Your Daddy?: Elle wasn't sure who had gotten her pregnant, but it's left moot since she very soon decided to have an abortion.