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Believe me; that's how you feel. Metacritic Reviews. The stranger pays the woman some money and they have a weekly "date" in the same hotel. Whoever wrote this is guessing how this would go down; I have to wonder if she's ever been in a bar, let alone noticed men picking up ladies of the night! Though the series is supposed to be for a female audience, men will certainly enjoy it. Peter did that like a man who not only really likes sex - and women - but is used to making love to a woman he loves. And she wouldn't have asked for coffee; she'd have gone for a double Scotch! She becomes haunted by the apparition of his current wife. Episode List.

External Sites. And I didn't get the connection with the cherubs. The two best entries in the series--"In Praise of Drunkenness and Fornication" and "Guys and Dolls"--also contain the only sympathetic major characters over the age of thirty. Penelope and Her Suitors Penelope is a woman that prefers solitude. Alternate Versions. Metacritic Reviews. For those who enjoy the vibe of "Guys and Dolls," keep an eye out for "Three," which is part of the second season. Another episode features a woman ignored by her busy husband and henceforth feeling the blues who sleeps with the man who comes to tune her piano. When he seems skeptical, she makes a dive for the bulge in his pants that wasn't there that's a privacy patch for you!

Conversely, the men are treated like meat--or worse yet, like living sex toys. Of course, Mike Callum Keith Rennie , the man who volunteers to work for her, is nice-looking and virile. Because if it does, then ladies, we are in trouble. Then there is the famous farmhand episode, where rancher's wife turns adulteress while her boring or uptight husband is in the hospital. I hated her. Unlike their younger counterparts in the other stories, they worry about the consequences of their actions. The series ran from to The George character I understand completely; Laura is a passive-aggressive failure as a character and entirely unlikeable. User Ratings. It's my favourite episode so far and it's directed by the same woman who did "Guys and Dolls.

Those 2 women are very lovely,I must say,but more women of color esp. What was all the fuss about? Little does he know that the old way of doing things is far from what she is interested in. Three A woman and her two close male friends all live together. This Showcase Original Series is an erotic anthology that explores the desires, passions and fantasies of women. The series ran from to Bliss phild45 17 November Creators: Janis Lundman , Adrienne Mitchell.

The actors get much of the credit, yet they work with the story. So she finds someone to help her keep up the farm while he recovers. Young insecure author, Julie, meets dominant older publisher Diane. Parents Guide. And believe me, that does not appeal to men. Bliss is a Canadian -produced, half-hour dramatic television series , produced by Montreal-based Galafilm and Toronto-based Back Alley Films, an anthology of women's erotica. Episode List. Namespaces Article Talk. Episodes Seasons.

A brothel might decorate itself like that but not a classy hotel. Also,in those 2 episodes,for example,the only thing close to a private part shown is the buttocks of the male lead. You do NOT just lie there. The good looking British man makes a move on her, and for some reason, she follows him into a hotel room. Full Cast and Crew. She turns into a shrieking harpie and excoriates him with a 'don't-you- dare-leave-me-you-jerk' speech that had me boggled. I am a diehard Peter Wingfield fan, an admirer of his work from the British series 'Medics' right through to 'X-Men', even though his acting outshone the vehicle in almost all cases. And it's obvious what they'll do once they've been alone for a few days. Often ends on ambivalent note as woman has to go back to her boring or loveless life.

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Most of the characters are urban, and most of the female characters are, to be frank, unlikeable. The Arrangement A strong intelligent Indian astrophysicist goings on a date with man who was arranged by her parents to be her future husband. The good looking British man makes a move on her, and for some reason, she follows him into a hotel room. Can a woman and a man just have casual sex without feeling anything else for the relationship? She becomes haunted by the apparition of his current wife. What I don't understand is why she is supposed to be sympathetic while he is a shmuck. Was this supposed to mean she was in some kind of den of iniquity? Having a little illicit nooky is a normal urge; being a liar and profiting by it - and seeing nothing wrong with that - isn't. And she wouldn't have asked for coffee; she'd have gone for a double Scotch!

It's clear that both are not trusting people. Oh, I forgot. Edit Storyline This Showcase Original Series is an erotic anthology that explores the desires, passions and fantasies of women. According to the show, yes, they can. I doubt you'd have to blow anywhere near that much for something much classier in Toronto. While I found this an interesting experiment, I sincerely hope that "Bliss" does not reflect the totality of women's fantasies out there. This one takes itself much too seriously thesnowleopard 19 October All of this is easily seen by hundreds of anonymous eyes via the internet. All in all, that didn't measure up as 'erotic'. Only a street pick-up goes wherever the trick wants to go.

Julie is shaken up by this, but scheming Diane uses that to seduce Julie. Boy, somebody's fantasies were working overtime. This does not lead Penelope to settle down but to consider men as potential sexual partners and maybe more. The series is entertaining, even though there are times it strains credibility. He told her where he was at with it and she responded by turning into a shrieking harpie! Français Polski Edit links. Metacritic Reviews. Besides, it comes on opposite Farscape and it's strictly 'no contest' there! Funk is broken by hot sexual encounter. She has just been screaming at some business partner on the phone and now she's playing the coy innocent?

Tango A recently jobless woman moves into a new town in hope of better work after ending an affair with her married boss and ends up meeting a charming but presumptuous man who she assumes is married. While I found this an interesting experiment, I sincerely hope that "Bliss" does not reflect the totality of women's fantasies out there. What I don't understand is why she is supposed to be sympathetic while he is a shmuck. That's what happens, I suppose, when you get one of the best character actors in Canada on board and then mess with his head. The relationship goes on for a while but one day they both show up to the same business meeting and the jig is up. Those 2 women are very lovely,I must say,but more women of color esp. I got it. They care about something besides their own physical needs--namely, will they still all be friends in the morning. This Showcase Original Series explores erotic desires, passions and fantasies of women from a female perspective, with the episodes themselves directed and written by women. I watched it as a PW fan but I observed it as a writer.

Editors' Picks: Netflix Highlights. Passions flare as she fights against getting seduced by yet another married man. And she wouldn't have asked for coffee; she'd have gone for a double Scotch! That's what Peter portrayed. Another episode features a woman ignored by her busy husband and henceforth feeling the blues who sleeps with the man who comes to tune her piano. Julie's admirer,whose name is Diane or Dionne takes Julie to her apartment and then Diane starts to really show that she is interested in Julie and then Julie and Diane end up having sex. User Ratings. Plot Summary.

As the night continues the youngest couple leaves. Passions flare as she fights against getting seduced by yet another married man. Julie is shaken up by this, but scheming Diane uses that to seduce Julie. This is what I jotted down immediately after seeing it: Okay, so I've seen it. When he seems skeptical, she makes a dive for the bulge in his pants that wasn't there that's a privacy patch for you! I'd rather become a nun than live in the depressing, blue-gray world of this series. Glory be! Have you seen Cronenberg's 'Crash'? Sign In.

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She accepts the proposal - very unenthusiastically - and they go to his room. But in the end, it doesn't matter. The first story, about couple-swapping, works because the four main characters are awkward but engaging. Les Petits Mots A DJ and a book store owner clash over ideology, new technology vs the old way of doing things. Full Cast and Crew. Plot Summary. And that is a great shame. There should be more like it. The other thing that I noticed was that although she was supposed to be playing the whore, HE made love to HER, when the whole idea of paying for it is for her to make love to him. The couples are each in different phases of life, age wise.

The Value of X A soon to be high school graduate experiments with sexuality and gender expression. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. She has just been screaming at some business partner on the phone and now she's playing the coy innocent? I don't know. He has moved from place to place since leaving home, while she's never been out of her hometown even though she's never liked living there, yet they're both drawn to each other for the same reasons. Another consistent theme in the 'by-women-for-women' genre is equally worrisome: the man makes love to them while they just lie there. And believe me, that does not appeal to men. Big deal. I watch this show on Fridays on Showcase Canada and my favorite episode is "Leaper" in which Julie, a writer hit writers block and calls up a friend and ends up hanging up on the person. It didn't really thrill me.

Edit Cast Series cast summary: Peter Wingfield A lonely neglected piano playing housewife has a chance encounter with a handsome blind piano tuner. I look forward to the next season. The thing which is never there is genuine love or respect for men. And if that is for me, as a woman, keep it. And why she ever stepped out of that cab in the first place is absolutely beyond me! Probably the best episode is "Six Days", in which the beautiful yet authentic Anna Michelle Duquet , an unhappily married farmer's wife is left alone on the farm after her annoying bore of a husband Jake Paul Stewart suffers an accident that temporarily incapacitates him. Little does he know she had a hand in writing the scandalous BDSM oriented material he reads week after week and plans on making fantasy become reality in their very own bedroom. Boy, was it a fantasy!!!

Release Dates. So she finds someone to help her keep up the farm while he recovers. Sign In. Couple glow in aftermath of tryst. I have to agree with the thesnowleopard that Bliss takes itself a bit too seriously. The only weakness of the story is, why did Anna marry Jake in the first place, not only because he's so much older than her, but because he's such an exasperating personality? Here Bliss has succeeded. No way he could have been inside her with her in that position - she'd be up on her knees, which is hardly graceful. While people do have sex for the above reasons, this hardly makes "Bliss" the ground-breaking erotica series that its creators wanted.

The tables are turned when she begins yearning for the touch of his wife than the actual arms of the married man she loves. Release Dates. Later, at a café Julie recovers from her writer's block and someone makes moves on her, Julie sees the homeless person again and the person runs away and kills herself. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. So she could lie there like a log looking sour? Bravo Bliss, for doing so. As usual, the 'act' wasn't believable. Only a street pick-up goes wherever the trick wants to go. Oh, I forgot. That is the only sensible goal, the one which will be truly fulfilling - a genuine fantasy.

Do we really believe that? Rate This. She would have gone to the desk, got on the phone to the police, the taxi company, a friend to come get her. Hide Spoilers. I don't usually bother to contribute comments like this, but I have to say that I disagree with most of the user comments about this show. But in the end, it doesn't matter. Didn't work for me A-tall! Often ends on ambivalent note as woman has to go back to her boring or loveless life. The problem would have been quite easy to fix and I don't know why they went with this.

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I don't usually bother to contribute comments like this, but I have to say that I disagree with most of the user comments about this show. And she wouldn't have asked for coffee; she'd have gone for a double Scotch! For those who enjoy the vibe of "Guys and Dolls," keep an eye out for "Three," which is part of the second season. Hide Spoilers. And yet she walks into a hotel and she notices the erotic statues? She meets a handsome self-defense teacher who helps her express her inner desires to be passionately ravaged by the man of her choosing. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Like many others, I tuned in to "Bliss" because I was intrigued by the prospect of erotica by, for, and about women. Woman strolls around in a funk due to loneliness or crappy man in her life.

Boy, somebody's fantasies were working overtime. And this is where Bliss fails completely. She said she will "pay" for his services from now on. Add episode. Besides, it comes on opposite Farscape and it's strictly 'no contest' there! And, much to my delight, it totally delivers. Another episode features a woman ignored by her busy husband and henceforth feeling the blues who sleeps with the man who comes to tune her piano. George wasn't having casual, illicit sex for the naughty thrill; he was making love - to his wife. And yet she walks into a hotel and she notices the erotic statues? You do NOT just lie there.

Parents Guide. Office Management An older business woman disillusioned with romance begins a sexual relationship with a hopelessly romantic younger man. Also,in those 2 episodes,for example,the only thing close to a private part shown is the buttocks of the male lead. And when she supposedly made a grab for him through his pants in that last scene, she was looking for it in the wrong place. To the woman's surprise, she meets this man in her office, he is actually a client of her firm! The two best entries in the series--"In Praise of Drunkenness and Fornication" and "Guys and Dolls"--also contain the only sympathetic major characters over the age of thirty. Afterward, he leaves her an envelope with money and suggests they make it twice a week. Whoever wrote this is guessing how this would go down; I have to wonder if she's ever been in a bar, let alone noticed men picking up ladies of the night! The way it's written, this gung-ho-business-woman-of-the-world doesn't know what she's walked into or what he's asking for? But in the end, it doesn't matter.

Afro-Canadian women need to be featured characters on this show,as to show more Americans that Canada is quite diverse and has beautiful Afro-Canadian women. For those who enjoy the vibe of "Guys and Dolls," keep an eye out for "Three," which is part of the second season. The character simply doesn't work. BentSpoon 18 June And this is where Bliss fails completely. She said she will "pay" for his services from now on. There is jealousy that erupts as the older couples are envious of the younger couples. One episode I can recall, "The Marvellon" features a younger lesbian who seduces an older one Use the HTML below. The thing which is never there is genuine love or respect for men.

Nina's Muse A woman who only finds desire in monogamous love takes a turn for the wild side when she voyeuristically takes images of her male neighbor engaged in gay sex. It's even nicer when the handsome British man is played by Peter Wingfield! That is the only sensible goal, the one which will be truly fulfilling - a genuine fantasy. And if that is for me, as a woman, keep it. She meets a handsome self-defense teacher who helps her express her inner desires to be passionately ravaged by the man of her choosing. Bravo Bliss, for doing so. Despite his approval of her predictable behavior she challenges it by sexualizing her cam show beginning with a kiss between them, following by a sensual strip tease. She turns into a shrieking harpie and excoriates him with a 'don't-you- dare-leave-me-you-jerk' speech that had me boggled. External Sites. Was this review helpful to you?

They care about something besides their own physical needs--namely, will they still all be friends in the morning. I stumbled upon this series by accident while channel surfing. They witness the suicide of a disturbed homeless woman. Was this review helpful to you? She certainly didn't DO anything for her money! In Praise of Drunkenness and Fornication Three couples meet up for a regular dinner party. Sign In. Her vanilla boyfriend is conflicted about her desires after she asks him to "force" her to make love to him and suggests they forget it ever happened.

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In the room, George tells her he doesn't want to know her name or anything about her - this isn't a romance, after all. Ladies, sex is warm, comforting, good for you and beats the hell out of doing it yourself. She is now out every file that's on it, all the information about her business, all her email PLUS her purse and the cost of the laptop. This one takes itself much too seriously thesnowleopard 19 October Bravo Bliss, for doing so. Three A woman and her two close male friends all live together. Also, the women get their kit off a lot more than the men, considering that this is supposed to be women's erotica. Romy 2 episodes, James Berlingieri

And I'm supposed to think that he thinks she's worth it? He told her where he was at with it and she responded by turning into a shrieking harpie! This one takes itself much too seriously thesnowleopard 19 October Romy 2 episodes, James Berlingieri I'd rather become a nun than live in the depressing, blue-gray world of this series. Funk is broken by hot sexual encounter. That's what Peter portrayed. That is major trouble.

The night ends with the two remaining couples switching partners for the evening. She turns into a shrieking harpie and excoriates him with a 'don't-you- dare-leave-me-you-jerk' speech that had me boggled. Gerald Kenny vs. On the whole, "Bliss" is a fun time-filler for hard-up insomniacs. He definitely did not get his thousand bucks' worth! And I didn't get the connection with the cherubs. Her vanilla boyfriend is conflicted about her desires after she asks him to "force" her to make love to him and suggests they forget it ever happened. One episode I can recall, "The Marvellon" features a younger lesbian who seduces an older one What I don't understand is why she is supposed to be sympathetic while he is a shmuck.

The series ran from to According to the show, yes, they can. The couples are each in different phases of life, age wise. Now, that in itself is not how it's done. Also, the women get their kit off a lot more than the men, considering that this is supposed to be women's erotica. This Showcase Original Series explores erotic desires, passions and fantasies of women from a female perspective, with the episodes themselves directed and written by women. Her boyfriend points out she has a very basic daily routine and that the people who watch her must find it soothing. Having 2 lesbian women of color featured in an episode would be good,too. While people do have sex for the above reasons, this hardly makes "Bliss" the ground-breaking erotica series that its creators wanted. The only thing more stimulating than their debates is their fiery passion for each other.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I doubt you'd have to blow anywhere near that much for something much classier in Toronto. He did that like a man making love to his wife, not like some guy getting his rocks off with a streetwalker. This show has potential to do better,but has overall let me down so far. Release Dates. It was. I'd rather become a nun than live in the depressing, blue-gray world of this series. Clear your history. She meets a handsome self-defense teacher who helps her express her inner desires to be passionately ravaged by the man of her choosing. The Best of Soft.

It's a nice fantasy. Top-Rated Episodes S1. It was. I watch this show on Fridays on Showcase Canada and my favorite episode is "Leaper" in which Julie, a writer hit writers block and calls up a friend and ends up hanging up on the person. So when they smile and laugh together, there's a real sense of release and fulfillment. User Ratings. BentSpoon 18 June The cabbie just drove off with her laptop on his back seat!!!!!

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Full Cast and Crew. Bravo to Brave "Bliss" casanovadreams7 22 January User Reviews. Edit Details Country: Canada. Voice A woman begins having paranormal experiences after being in a relationship with a married man. She would have gone to the desk, got on the phone to the police, the taxi company, a friend to come get her. Conversely, the men are treated like meat--or worse yet, like living sex toys. Romy 2 episodes, James Berlingieri

The couples are each in different phases of life, age wise. Having a little illicit nooky is a normal urge; being a liar and profiting by it - and seeing nothing wrong with that - isn't. I've seen a few episodes on Oxygen Network here in the US. Wingfield, if you ever read this, you have nothing to be ashamed of, your body is terrific and your sex scenes add alot to a rather threadbare story. She also underestimates his ability to be adaptable to new ideas and experiences outside of old traditional ways. Bravo to Brave "Bliss" casanovadreams7 22 January So she could lie there like a log looking sour? The cinematography, as well, is washed out.

Creators: Janis Lundman , Adrienne Mitchell. If she was going to go that route, she would have started playing the part in the bar. This is what I jotted down immediately after seeing it: Okay, so I've seen it. Edit page. Here Bliss has succeeded. Besides, it comes on opposite Farscape and it's strictly 'no contest' there! The George character I understand completely; Laura is a passive-aggressive failure as a character and entirely unlikeable. Voice A woman begins having paranormal experiences after being in a relationship with a married man. And when she supposedly made a grab for him through his pants in that last scene, she was looking for it in the wrong place. The two older couples are left to drink and mull over hidden desires.

Whoever wrote this travesty should have got her butt out of her suburban kitchen long enough to know how these things really work. Often ends on ambivalent note as woman has to go back to her boring or loveless life. Color: Color. She might have at least pretended she was enjoying it - or smiled. The Value of X A soon to be high school graduate experiments with sexuality and gender expression. I was gobsmacked when he wanted more. Julie wakes up the next day and spots something very familiar, a candy wristband and Diane approaches Julie and confesses to knowing the homeless person, Julie is standing there dumbfounded and wearing only her thong, quickly gets dressed and flees. Presumably she sees herself as a call-girl rather than a streetwalker.

As usual, the 'act' wasn't believable. Either she's no innocent and was playing dumb which doesn't work or she's no hard-headed businesswoman - they tend to know about these things. Add episode. And for this he paid her a thousand bucks??? Besides, it comes on opposite Farscape and it's strictly 'no contest' there! The cabbie just drove off with her laptop on his back seat!!!!! User Reviews This one takes itself much too seriously 19 October by thesnowleopard — See all my reviews. And yet she walks into a hotel and she notices the erotic statues?

So she finds someone to help her keep up the farm while he recovers. Wingfield, if you ever read this, you have nothing to be ashamed of, your body is terrific and your sex scenes add alot to a rather threadbare story. Ladies, sex is warm, comforting, good for you and beats the hell out of doing it yourself. She accepts the proposal - very unenthusiastically - and they go to his room. Trivia The final, third season significantly tones down the nudity. She has just been screaming at some business partner on the phone and now she's playing the coy innocent? And how was he supposed to feel after he realized she's a 'successful business woman' and yet took his money? The Best of Soft. Peter did that like a man who not only really likes sex - and women - but is used to making love to a woman he loves. Here Bliss has succeeded.

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The only weakness of the story is, why did Anna marry Jake in the first place, not only because he's so much older than her, but because he's such an exasperating personality? Gerald Kenny vs. She also underestimates his ability to be adaptable to new ideas and experiences outside of old traditional ways. George wasn't having casual, illicit sex for the naughty thrill; he was making love - to his wife. This woman has the moral fortitude of a cockroach! I've now seen all of the second season and most of the first, including "Guys and Dolls," which is a beautiful episode, both cinematically and plot-wise. Full Cast and Crew. External Reviews.

Either she's no innocent and was playing dumb which doesn't work or she's no hard-headed businesswoman - they tend to know about these things. But in the end, it doesn't matter. They care about something besides their own physical needs--namely, will they still all be friends in the morning. Share this page:. It's a nice fantasy. Because if it does, then ladies, we are in trouble. Glory be! That's what happens, I suppose, when you get one of the best character actors in Canada on board and then mess with his head. Cat Got Your Tongue A mature older woman discovers her lust for younger men after encountering her son's hunky new friend Palo Mark Taylor.

It's even nicer when the handsome British man is played by Peter Wingfield! Use the HTML below. Amazon A strong masculine woman meets her match in a fellow hockey player. Slight story, but hot love scenes! She said she will "pay" for his services from now on. Woman strolls around in a funk due to loneliness or crappy man in her life. Soon she realizes the desire is a very mutual thing between her and this vivacious young man. Whoever wrote this travesty should have got her butt out of her suburban kitchen long enough to know how these things really work. They have hot sex.

Never thought he'd look so damn good in the nude! Rate This. My 2 favorite episodes would have to be "Aural Sex" featuring Raven Dauda as a sexually experimenting girlfriend from the 1st season and Petit Mots,the episode featuring Patricia McKenzie as a nightclub DJ who falls for a bookstore owner who is very content working and living in his bookstore shown on Oxygen in US on at 12am. Having 2 lesbian women of color featured in an episode would be good,too. The struggle begins when he realizes she is set on not conforming to traditional feminine behavior just so he will date her. As the story ends, the audience knows that this man and this woman are going to continue meeting at the hotel. The tables are turned when she begins yearning for the touch of his wife than the actual arms of the married man she loves. It is NOT all up to him! This is the most sensual Peter Wingfield I've ever seen!

I give the story a "C" and all the actors an "A". They have hot sex. The cinematography, as well, is washed out. There is precisely one major non-white character, who gets maybe five minutes of screen time. Edit Did You Know? Valentine's Day in Jail A woman falls in love with an inmate after she is assigned by her company to commission an article written by him. It's almost as much about the effects of loneliness as it as about sex. Despite his approval of her predictable behavior she challenges it by sexualizing her cam show beginning with a kiss between them, following by a sensual strip tease. I am a diehard Peter Wingfield fan, an admirer of his work from the British series 'Medics' right through to 'X-Men', even though his acting outshone the vehicle in almost all cases.

And it's obvious what they'll do once they've been alone for a few days. The writer, the director and the actress all botched this one. And kept it? Have you seen Cronenberg's 'Crash'? There is precisely one major non-white character, who gets maybe five minutes of screen time. Another episode features a woman ignored by her busy husband and henceforth feeling the blues who sleeps with the man who comes to tune her piano. Edit page. And there's nothing wrong with me! Plot Keywords.

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The series is entertaining, even though there are times it strains credibility. Looking for some great streaming picks? And I'm supposed to think that he thinks she's worth it? According to the show, yes, they can. The actors get much of the credit, yet they work with the story. The writing is garbage. I am a diehard Peter Wingfield fan, an admirer of his work from the British series 'Medics' right through to 'X-Men', even though his acting outshone the vehicle in almost all cases. Her vanilla boyfriend is conflicted about her desires after she asks him to "force" her to make love to him and suggests they forget it ever happened. George does all the work on 'Guys and Dolls', although he is allowed his moment. Creators: Janis Lundman , Adrienne Mitchell.

Gimme a break. He told her where he was at with it and she responded by turning into a shrieking harpie! Julie wakes up the next day and spots something very familiar, a candy wristband and Diane approaches Julie and confesses to knowing the homeless person, Julie is standing there dumbfounded and wearing only her thong, quickly gets dressed and flees. Bliss — Creators: Janis Lundman , Adrienne Mitchell. And that is where the failing is. Language: English French. The first story, about couple-swapping, works because the four main characters are awkward but engaging. Edit Details Country: Canada. Another consistent theme in the 'by-women-for-women' genre is equally worrisome: the man makes love to them while they just lie there.

In the room, George tells her he doesn't want to know her name or anything about her - this isn't a romance, after all. Afro-Canadian women need to be featured characters on this show,as to show more Americans that Canada is quite diverse and has beautiful Afro-Canadian women. Namespaces Article Talk. One episode I can recall, "The Marvellon" features a younger lesbian who seduces an older one It didn't really thrill me. That's what happens, I suppose, when you get one of the best character actors in Canada on board and then mess with his head. George is in love with his wife. Whoever wrote this travesty should have got her butt out of her suburban kitchen long enough to know how these things really work. As usual, the 'act' wasn't believable.

Television portal Canada portal. Conversely, the men are treated like meat--or worse yet, like living sex toys. As the night continues the youngest couple leaves. She has just been screaming at some business partner on the phone and now she's playing the coy innocent? It was. It seems going by the episodes I've seen that Bliss is a bit formulaic. Soon she realizes the desire is a very mutual thing between her and this vivacious young man. Sign In. Clear your history.

The writer, the director and the actress all botched this one. Peter did that like a man who not only really likes sex - and women - but is used to making love to a woman he loves. Those 2 women are very lovely,I must say,but more women of color esp. I noticed something that I've never seen commented on. Edit page. That is major trouble. Better not to pretend with something you really can't show. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.

Probably the best episode is "Six Days", in which the beautiful yet authentic Anna Michelle Duquet , an unhappily married farmer's wife is left alone on the farm after her annoying bore of a husband Jake Paul Stewart suffers an accident that temporarily incapacitates him. It's clear that both are not trusting people. To save her marriage she is taken under the wing of her husband's dominatrix where she learns the art of sexual dominance and the erotic appeal of being sexually submissive. The couples are each in different phases of life, age wise. The characters in "Bliss" may sleep with each other out of revenge or some other primal need, to scratch an itch or to beat back profound loneliness, but never just for the fun of it. She also underestimates his ability to be adaptable to new ideas and experiences outside of old traditional ways. Add the first question. She might have at least pretended she was enjoying it - or smiled. Looking for some great streaming picks?

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If you have not seen the episode and wish to and would prefer not to know the story ahead of time, please do not read this. This one takes itself much too seriously thesnowleopard 19 October Added to Watchlist. The two older couples are left to drink and mull over hidden desires. To save her marriage she is taken under the wing of her husband's dominatrix where she learns the art of sexual dominance and the erotic appeal of being sexually submissive. And it's obvious what they'll do once they've been alone for a few days. I suspect that was one of those things that Peter does for those who get it. Believe me; that's how you feel. According to the show, yes, they can. I have to agree with the thesnowleopard that Bliss takes itself a bit too seriously.

Better not to pretend with something you really can't show. Tango A recently jobless woman moves into a new town in hope of better work after ending an affair with her married boss and ends up meeting a charming but presumptuous man who she assumes is married. She might have at least pretended she was enjoying it - or smiled. The Arrangement A strong intelligent Indian astrophysicist goings on a date with man who was arranged by her parents to be her future husband. Hated his hair. Now, that in itself is not how it's done. Technical Specs. End of episode. Woman strolls around in a funk due to loneliness or crappy man in her life. Alternate Versions.

And there's nothing wrong with me! In the room, George tells her he doesn't want to know her name or anything about her - this isn't a romance, after all. Big deal. Episodes Seasons. Crazy Credits. Afterward, he leaves her an envelope with money and suggests they make it twice a week. User Reviews. It's even nicer when the handsome British man is played by Peter Wingfield! Company Credits.

He told her where he was at with it and she responded by turning into a shrieking harpie! Plot Keywords. And this is where Bliss fails completely. It is NOT all up to him! Yes No Report this. Anyone who is a Peter Wingfield hardcore fan will really like this episode. Guys and Dolls A business woman meets a mysterious business man at a bar with the intentions of a no strings attached sexual fling. Views Read Edit View history.

If she was going to go that route, she would have started playing the part in the bar. Trivia The final, third season significantly tones down the nudity. For a start, it is far too limited in scope. Besides, it comes on opposite Farscape and it's strictly 'no contest' there! The way it's written, this gung-ho-business-woman-of-the-world doesn't know what she's walked into or what he's asking for? I watch this show on Fridays on Showcase Canada and my favorite episode is "Leaper" in which Julie, a writer hit writers block and calls up a friend and ends up hanging up on the person. Views Read Edit View history. They witness the suicide of a disturbed homeless woman. She becomes haunted by the apparition of his current wife.

He definitely did not get his thousand bucks' worth! Have you seen Cronenberg's 'Crash'? And for this he paid her a thousand bucks??? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It's my favourite episode so far and it's directed by the same woman who did "Guys and Dolls. I have to agree with the thesnowleopard that Bliss takes itself a bit too seriously. Glory be! Soon she realizes the desire is a very mutual thing between her and this vivacious young man. Creators: Janis Lundman , Adrienne Mitchell. Only a street pick-up goes wherever the trick wants to go.

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Official Sites. End of episode. Alternate Versions. Share this page:. The good looking British man makes a move on her, and for some reason, she follows him into a hotel room. Julie's admirer,whose name is Diane or Dionne takes Julie to her apartment and then Diane starts to really show that she is interested in Julie and then Julie and Diane end up having sex. Nina's Muse A woman who only finds desire in monogamous love takes a turn for the wild side when she voyeuristically takes images of her male neighbor engaged in gay sex. There must have been a thousand bucks in that envelope and he's supposed to come across with this twice a week? Most of the characters are urban, and most of the female characters are, to be frank, unlikeable. As the Oxygen Network plays it on late Sunday nights, I don't always get the opportunity to watch.

The writing is garbage. You would never think, from watching "Bliss", that sex could ever be fun, or make people laugh. That's what happens, I suppose, when you get one of the best character actors in Canada on board and then mess with his head. Also, the women get their kit off a lot more than the men, considering that this is supposed to be women's erotica. But in the end, it doesn't matter. Episodes Seasons. The series is entertaining, even though there are times it strains credibility. When he seems skeptical, she makes a dive for the bulge in his pants that wasn't there that's a privacy patch for you!

I don't think Peter should worry about his image with that performance. The good looking British man makes a move on her, and for some reason, she follows him into a hotel room. Penelope and Her Suitors Penelope is a woman that prefers solitude. I look forward to the next season. Clear your history. Français Polski Edit links. For a start, it is far too limited in scope. George is in love with his wife.

Having 2 lesbian women of color featured in an episode would be good,too. Soon she realizes the desire is a very mutual thing between her and this vivacious young man. It didn't really thrill me. User Ratings. I have to agree with the thesnowleopard that Bliss takes itself a bit too seriously. The character simply doesn't work. I am a diehard Peter Wingfield fan, an admirer of his work from the British series 'Medics' right through to 'X-Men', even though his acting outshone the vehicle in almost all cases. Metacritic Reviews. Nobody in their right mind would do such a thing.

She is now out every file that's on it, all the information about her business, all her email PLUS her purse and the cost of the laptop. Voice A woman begins having paranormal experiences after being in a relationship with a married man. They have hot sex. No man I know would want more of that. This Showcase Original Series is an erotic anthology that explores the desires, passions and fantasies of women. Presumably she sees herself as a call-girl rather than a streetwalker. No way he could have been inside her with her in that position - she'd be up on her knees, which is hardly graceful. George is in love with his wife. And that is a great shame.

And why she ever stepped out of that cab in the first place is absolutely beyond me! This does not lead Penelope to settle down but to consider men as potential sexual partners and maybe more. The two best entries in the series--"In Praise of Drunkenness and Fornication" and "Guys and Dolls"--also contain the only sympathetic major characters over the age of thirty. One episode I can recall, "The Marvellon" features a younger lesbian who seduces an older one Sign in to vote. According to the show, yes, they can. There is precisely one major non-white character, who gets maybe five minutes of screen time. Do we really believe that? As the night continues the youngest couple leaves.

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