The Girlfriend Experience: Season 1

The Girlfriend Experience: Season 1

The Girlfriend Experience: Season 1

Creators Lodge Kerrigan, Amy Seimetz and Anja Marquardt expand Steven Soderbergh's 2009 film into a series, exploring the varied experiences of exclusive escorts and their clients—relationships that are both sexual and emotional.

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Drama

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
15 May 2021

Entry

A Chicago law-school student's life takes a dramatic turn when a classmate introduces her to the world of transactional relationships.

EPISODE 1.2
15 May 2021

A Friend

Christine's double life begins, as she balances her pursuit of a legal career with her work as a girlfriend experience.

EPISODE 1.3
15 May 2021

Retention

Christine confronts Jacqueline over the level of her control; David needs Erin's help to retain one of the firm's major clients.

EPISODE 1.4
15 May 2021

Crossing the Line

Christine juggles the demands of law school, her internship and her expanding list of GFE clients; Christine observes trouble among the Kirkland partners at David's annual party.

EPISODE 1.5
15 May 2021

Insurance

Christine's secret identity is compromised following the death of one of her clients.

EPISODE 1.6
15 May 2021

Boundaries

Christine's growing intimacy with a new client threatens to cross business boundaries; David is confirmed as managing partner at Kirkland & Allen.

EPISODE 1.7
15 May 2021

Access

Christine attempts to prevent any further intrusions from Jack, but encounters another problem from an unexpected source.

EPISODE 1.8
15 May 2021

Provocation

Christine goes on the attack at Kirkland, intent on achieving revenge.

EPISODE 1.9
15 May 2021

Blindsided

Christine's worlds collide, forcing her to devise a way to come out on top.

EPISODE 1.10
15 May 2021

Available

Christine embraces her career as a GFE provider following her humiliating experience at Kirkland.

EPISODE 1.11
15 May 2021

Fabrication

Christine goes on the counter-attack, in an attempt to force a settlement with Kirkland & Allen, while exploring more anonymous ways to service her GFE clients.

EPISODE 1.12
15 May 2021

Home

Christine travels home for her parent's 30th wedding anniversary party. They are partially happy to see her.

EPISODE 1.13
15 May 2021

Separation

Christine is in complete control.

The Girlfriend Experience: Season 1 / Reviews

Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Finally, Steven Soderbergh's 2009 experiment in sexless eroticism gets the TV spin-off some weirdo somewhere possibly asked for! Confession: Je suis that weirdo.

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Collider

Collider

Creators imbue the show with potent eroticism and an alluring sort of intimacy.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Boasts an impression of metallic coldness that's both frightening and intensely attractive.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

Already, less than ten minutes into the first episode, the series seems to be an artistic as well as an epistemological disaster

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Paste

Paste

[It] goes beyond the good-girl-goes-bad trope to offer up an intriguing drama.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The pedigree of the talent runs deep, and pays off in its refusal to be what you expect.

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