63 episodes

"To L and Back” is a delightful recapping adventure through every single episode of the number one lesbian show you hate to love, “The L Word.” Hosted by Autostraddle.com’s Riese Bernard — one of the internet’s most storied L Word scholars - with season one cohost Kristin Russo and season two cohost Carly Usdin, this podcast comes chock full of trivia, jokes, special guests, controversial Jenny takes, fond memories and other ways in which we live and love.

To L And Back: An L Word Podcast To L And Back

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8, 501 Ratings

"To L and Back” is a delightful recapping adventure through every single episode of the number one lesbian show you hate to love, “The L Word.” Hosted by Autostraddle.com’s Riese Bernard — one of the internet’s most storied L Word scholars - with season one cohost Kristin Russo and season two cohost Carly Usdin, this podcast comes chock full of trivia, jokes, special guests, controversial Jenny takes, fond memories and other ways in which we live and love.

    4.09 Lacy Lilting Lyrics

    4.09 Lacy Lilting Lyrics

    Jenny hunts for a director and Alice, Tasha, Helena and Papi spend 50% of the episode in Alice’s bed in this episode with special guest and passionate Tasha fan, Dr. Carmen Phillips of Autostraddle! What is Marina doing here? How much shittier can Shane’s Dad be? How much traffic does OurChart ACTUALLY get? Why hasn’t Helena gotten any poker winnings? Why is Angus still here? How hot does Bette look in a worksuit? Join us for a really funny episode sure to enable at least 1.5 hours of dissociation!

    • 1 hr 21 min
    4.08 Lexington and Concord

    4.08 Lexington and Concord

    We have arrived at the fine towns of Lexington and Concord to find Alice and Tasha just wanting to f*ck each other, Paige and Shane having steamy car sex, Bette having emotional reservations, Tina missing her special secret lesbian club, Kit throwing a drink at a nanny-f*****g motherfucker, Jenny possessing the hottest property in tinseltown and Helena and Catherine poking her in the front and licking her in the rear at the world-famous CASINO!

    • 1 hr 23 min
    4.07 Lesson Number One

    4.07 Lesson Number One

    It’s time for Lesson Number One and comic/writer and CODA Liana Carrera is here to make us laugh and assess Bette’s sign language skills. Furthermore, Bette and Jodi are wearing matching white tank tops, Phyllis has some major lesbian processing to do, Helena is playing strip gin rummy with Catherine, OurChart is BLOWING UP WITH HITS, Shane and Paige are gonna teach kiddos it’s ok to be gay I guess, Alice is going on a series of rides with Tasha and Katie Holmes wants to be in Lez Girls by Jenny Schec

    • 1 hr 20 min
    4.06 Luck Be a Lady

    4.06 Luck Be a Lady

    Papi’s first rule of poker: “Let Angela Robinson write and direct everything!” This week we get lesbian phone tree perfection, a Stacey Merkin/Debbie McJenny showdown, some questionable rules of poker and the much-anticipated “Roll the Dice” premiere, during which everybody looked very Shane today. Will luck be a lady tonight? Will Paige make her grandmother’s meatloaf? Have you ever gone to the hospital for a cut on your face? These questions and more will be addressed in one of our favorite ep

    • 1 hr 27 min
    4.05 Lez Girls

    4.05 Lez Girls

    Hey one second, Monet has come back from the dead and is on the other line and he says "please get Hazel the nanny out of this episode." Upside, we meet Tasha. Downside, Phyllis's family photo is troubling. Bette and Jodi get high, Phyllis wants to orbit around Alice forever and ever, Debbie loves Lindsay's sexy armpits and also manatees, Helena breaks glass all over her tiny foods, Jenny publishes her Russian novella "Lez Girls" in The New Yorker, Paige wishes Shane would hit on her and so do we.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    4.04 Layup

    4.04 Layup

    TV Critic and Season 4 Enthusiast Kayla Kumari joins us for THE BASKETBALL EPISODE! This week, Phyllis gets a little oral sex education, Bette meets Famous Sculptor Jodi Lerner for the first time and it goes TERRIBLY, Nadia’s dreams get dashed, Hazel the Nanny ruins our lives, certified goddess Paige meets Shane at School of Rock Night and everybody gathers for one of the best scenes in L Word History: Bougie Bitches vs. Papi’s Team in a basketball game to remember. Don’t throw it to Jenny!!!

    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
501 Ratings

501 Ratings

jmangelo ,

I Laugh Out Loud Every Time

The L Word — flaws and all — was the first series to show a full cast of lesbian, bisexual, and transgender characters. The Gen Q reboot led me back to the original. Thank you To L and Back for insight, interviews, and hilarious commentary on the pros and cons of the original series. There is a lot of blame to go around. By the way, I liked Tina in the original. Please do not think less of me.

LEMME TELL U A THING ,

Love It

I love show review podcasts and I found this one from listening to Buffering the Vampire Slayer. Love it! It's a great listen even though we all know that The L Word is more often than not less than great. The hosts are funny. Some people didn't enjoy the Gen Q reviewers, I liked them fine. Just skip those 8 episodes if they aren't for you, no need to down vote the entire podcast. I've recommended this show to basically everyone who mentions that they have started watching The L word, which has been like 3 people lol Three more seasons to go!

Melise B. ,

Forever my favorite podcast

I look forward to this legit every week. Thank you for perfectly encapsulating my every thought of this show. You guys are my faves.

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