For those who have missed an episode of HBO's Tell Me You Love Me
and for those who just want to relive the drama, you can catch the entire first season on DVD. According to the network, Tell Me You Love Me: The Complete First Season
will be released on February 12, 2008.
Created by Cynthia Mort, Tell Me You Love Me
is an adult drama series that focuses on three couples struggling to stay together. It explores infidelity and prenuptial concerns through the relationship of 20-something couple, Hugo (Luke Kirby
) and Jamie (Michelle Borth
), sheds light on unsuccessful attempts to start a family through 30-something couple, Palek (Adam Scott
) and Carolyn (Sonya Walger
), and taps on devotion and sustaining physical intimacy through 40-something couple, Dave (Tim DeKay
) and Katie (Ally Walker
). As the couples go through various relationship issues, they seek the help of therapist Dr. May Foster (Jane Alexander
), who depicts the female side of a 50-something couple, as she herself has issues with her partner Arthur (David Selby
), and enlightens them on how all these anxiety and concerns affect their sex life.
Although Tell Me You Love Me
has stirred much controversy over its extremely realistic depiction of sex, the first season has been described by many critics as unique and thought-provoking.
According to The Washington Post
, the show is "Provocative...sophisticated...has the makings of an HBO blockbuster...enlightening."
"Unlike anything that's ever been on television...sticks around after other dramas fade out...breaks new ground," The New Yorker
said of the show.
The DVD set contains four discs and costs about $70.
Aside from the DVD set, fans can also avail of other related products to the show. The network is now offering mugs and t-shirts for men and women with the Tell Me You Love Me
logo, which can be purchased through HBO's website.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Image courtesy of HBO)