The Secret Life of Us

The Secret Life of Us

2001 - 2005, Drama
Australian drama series about eight twentysomethings living in a Melbourne apartment block, where they have trouble confronting life's big issues.

Episode Guide

  • The Secret Life of Us - Let the Burning Begin (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Let the Burning Begin

    Gabrielle's election day arrives; Alex and Evan's relationship changes forever.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Playing With Fire (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Playing With Fire

    Evan and Alex rekindle their relationship while Gabrielle runs for Federal Parliament.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Saturn Return (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    The Saturn Return

    Evan is stunned into action by the return of his muse; Tidy encounters his first love.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Outside the Loop (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Outside the Loop

    Evan declares war on a literary critic; Richie receives a royalty check so large that he doesn't know how to spend it.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Only the Brave, or the Dumb (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Only the Brave, or the Dumb

    Gabrielle finally realizes what she really wants; Evan and Chloe help Kelly run for student council.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Dark Side (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Dark Side

    Gabrielle's career hits a crisis point; George discovers how Evan really feels about her.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Be True (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Be True

    Evan and George don't feel the same way about each other; Richie's quest to become a dad hits an obstacle.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The People You Meet (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    The People You Meet

    After their disastrous encounter, Gabrielle lays down the post-sex rules to Tidy; Christian seduces a close friend of Chloe's.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Great Expectations (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Great Expectations

    Tidy has an unexpected sexual encounter; Richie considers an offer to be a sperm donor.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Innocents (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    The Innocents

    Evan feels very guilty about Kelly's attack; Kelly finally ends it with Jake, but it's Jake's reaction to the fact that his girlfriend was violently assaulted that makes her realize they have no future together.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Fair Play (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Fair Play

    Evan seeks justice at his 10-year school reunion; Miranda finds out the truth about her acting career.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Nature or Nurture (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Nature or Nurture

    Gabrielle has a crisis as she defends a male flasher; Richie considers an unexpected job offer.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Art of Deception (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    The Art of Deception

    Evan is playing devil's advocate at work, arguing against an ad concept for land clearing; Christian is surprised by the return of an old girlfriend, George, from overseas.

  • The Secret Life of Us - This Is Now (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    This Is Now

    Alex is distraught when Rex breaks up with her; Evan's novel is launched, but Alex is too distracted to notice his disappointment when she leaves the launch party early.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Quality of My Life (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Quality of My Life

    Alex's decision to move to London with Rex is cemented by a poor report from one of the senior surgeons at her hospital, despite the fact he has never operated with her; Evan helps organize a farewell party for the couple.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Cycle (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Cycle

    Kelly has the best night of her life, while Alex and Rex have one of their hardest.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The End Is the Beginning (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The End Is the Beginning

    Alex and Evan's relationship takes a different turn as they both make new beginnings; Kelly takes a leap into the unknown; Christian propositions Miranda's new boss, Chloe, with a song.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Big Leap (Episode 87)
    Episode 87:

    The Big Leap

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Heart of the Night (Episode 86)
    Episode 86:

    The Heart of the Night

  • The Secret Life of Us - Insecurity Blanket (Episode 85)
    Episode 85:

    Insecurity Blanket

  • The Secret Life of Us - Facing It (Episode 84)
    Episode 84:

    Facing It

  • The Secret Life of Us - Gathering of Tribes (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    Gathering of Tribes

  • The Secret Life of Us - Rocks and Chameleons (Episode 82)
    Episode 82:

    Rocks and Chameleons

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Truth About Cats and Dogs (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    The Truth About Cats and Dogs

  • The Secret Life of Us - Life's a Complex Journey (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Life's a Complex Journey

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Way We Were (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    The Way We Were

    After a sexy night of salsa dancing, Gabrielle feels closer to Evan than she has ever been.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Grand Delusion (Episode 54)
    Episode 54:

    The Grand Delusion

  • The Secret Life of Us - An Ill Wind (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

    An Ill Wind

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Secret Life of Us (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    The Secret Life of Us

    Miranda rationalizes her career.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Living in the Land of Limbo (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Living in the Land of Limbo

    Evan tells Carmen he is in love with her.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The One (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

    The One

    Miranda and Richie are drifting apart; Sam is tired of reassuring Will.

  • The Secret Life of Us - A Fine Living (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    A Fine Living

  • The Secret Life of Us - Fear and Loathing (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Fear and Loathing

  • The Secret Life of Us - Consequeces of Want (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Consequeces of Want

    Kelly drags Nathan to a party; Rex is suspicious of Alex and Evan.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Self-Delusion: The Only Rational Response (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    Self-Delusion: The Only Rational Response

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Divisive Moment (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    The Divisive Moment

  • The Secret Life of Us - Emeritus No More (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Emeritus No More

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Secret Life of Us (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    The Secret Life of Us

    The friends share past stories; Will recounts abuse; Miranda discusses her parents; Evan reveals his feelings for Carmen.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Pilot (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    Pilot

    Richie gets a lead in a mini-series, while his girlfriend is turned down for the role of Ophelia; Kelly makes a clean start.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Doorway (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    The Doorway

    Alex accepts an offer for a surgery program; Gabrielle makes a big decision.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Truth Is Beautiful, But So Are You (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Truth Is Beautiful, But So Are You

  • The Secret Life of Us - Now or Never (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Now or Never

    Evan is accepted into a writer's colony; Ales is dropped from the surgical program.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Do the Right Thing (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Do the Right Thing

    Evan wonders if he's missed his moment when Rex comes back into Alex's life.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Telemovie (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Telemovie

  • The Secret Life of Us - Walpurginsnacht (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Walpurginsnacht

    A party at Simon's house brings many surprises and changes everyone's lives.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Men on the Verge (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Men on the Verge

    Richie focuses on his role; Jason has more shocking news for Gabrielle; Will struggles with his feelings.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Searchers (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    The Searchers

    Evan's shocked when everyone he's ever slept with suddenly turns up at his door; he believes it may be a portent and, following this flash of inspiration back to its source, he is blown away by what he discovers.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The New Order (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    The New Order

    Alex has been accepted into the cranio-facial surgery programme at a hospital in London.

  • The Secret Life of Us - A Friend Indeed (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    A Friend Indeed

    Evan is frustrated with his publisher; Richie is offered a lead role; Jason drops the bombshell on Gabrielle.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Sign of Life (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Sign of Life

    Evan desperately tries to end his writer's block; Gabrielle begins to question everything in her life; Kelly wants to believe there's a future for her and Nathan, but he has other ideas.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Intimations of Mortality (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Intimations of Mortality

    Alex feels rejected; Miranda prepares for opening night; Sam asks Will about his feelings.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Sweet Revenge (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    Sweet Revenge

    Evan is furious when Jemima heckles him during a speech and then sprays vinegar all over his room; Gabrielle allows her anger with Dominic to compromise an important legal case.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Piggy-in-the-Middle (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    Piggy-in-the-Middle

    Miranda bonds with her director; Kelly tries to ease the tension between Alex and Evan.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Great Divide (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    The Great Divide

    Competitive tension creeps into Evan and Jemima's relationship, causing them to break up; Miranda is still searching for the right play to perform; Alex and Christian have a secret encounter.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Butterfly Effect (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    The Butterfly Effect

    Alex and Evan are interrupted; Miranda gets a part in "The Seagull,"; Will begins to acknowledge his feelings for Sam.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Weird Species Man (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Weird Species Man

    The boys head off on a fishing expedition, where Evan and Christian clash over George; a little girl changes Kelly's life.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Have a Little Faith (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Have a Little Faith

    Kelly struggles to work out how what someone believes impacts upon behavior; Dominic turns up distraught at Gab's place, having left Francesca.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Rose Coloured Glasses (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Rose Coloured Glasses

    Kelly finally meets Nathan's parents, but he tries passing her off as a friend; Gabrielle experiences the difficulties of being the 'other woman.'

  • The Secret Life of Us - From Little Things Big Things Grow (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    From Little Things Big Things Grow

    Richie panics that he is going to be axed from the show when he receives some script re-writes; Evan is besotted with Jemima but worries she is hung up on Alex.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Gap (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    The Gap

    Jason stalks Mac and Gabrielle; Evan concentrates on his book.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Who Do You Want to Be Today? (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Who Do You Want to Be Today?

    Since his book was published, Evan has become a minor literary figure and acts like an artist; Gab has to admit that she no longer holds the moral high ground when it comes to extra-marital affairs.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Better the Devil You Know (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Better the Devil You Know

    Will and Sam's relationship is strained; Gabrielle has second thoughts about Jason; Alex asks for a date.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Day No Trumpets Sounded (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    The Day No Trumpets Sounded

    Kelly really dislikes a Kiwi backpacker that Evan has invited to stay; Miranda wins a green card to the US.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Funny Side (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    The Funny Side

    Gab and Dominic finally give in to their desires and admit they are in love; Evan proves to be a true friend as Alex tries to come to terms with her abortion.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Secrets and Lies (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Secrets and Lies

    Eric makes a near-fatal mistake at work; Will and Sam work on the jealousy issue; Will's ex-girlfriend returns.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Between a Rock And a Hard Place (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Between a Rock And a Hard Place

    Alex agonizes over her pregnancy and eventually decides to have an abortion; Alex can't help feeling great sadness.

  • The Secret Life of Us - State of Limbo (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    State of Limbo

    Evan shares his feelings with Carmen; Richie reveals a secret.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Fallout (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Fallout

    Evan mistakenly assumes he and Carmen are back together; Alex is invited on a day trip.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Controlling the Universe (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Controlling the Universe

    Alex is still struggling to deal with Rex's rejection when she receives some shocking news; Gab and Dominic spend the night out of town and finally admit their feelings.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Love Sucks (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Love Sucks

    Gabrielle and Jason argue; Kelly is disillusioned with her new job; Carmen and Evan break up; Will is jealous.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Make Up Your Mind (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Make Up Your Mind

    With Will and Miranda close to leaving, Kelly and Richie both suffer painful emotions; Evan takes matters with Rex into his own hands.

  • The Secret Life of Us - What Am I? (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    What Am I?

    A client intrigues Kelly; Alex gets a doctor's attention; Jason ponders a career change.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Crisis of Questions (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    The Crisis of Questions

  • The Secret Life of Us - Its Not Easy (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Its Not Easy

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Road Not Taken (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    The Road Not Taken

    Even discovers his feelings for Carmen; Kelly's new job challenges her ethics; Jason makes a bad call.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Kicking the Habit (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Kicking the Habit

  • The Secret Life of Us - A Square Peg in a Round Hole (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    A Square Peg in a Round Hole

    Evan is given complete control in designing a TV commercial concept; Gabrielle bravely re-enters the dating game.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Expect the Unexpected (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Expect the Unexpected

    Richie gives in to temptation.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Way We Are (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    The Way We Are

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Rules (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    The Rules

    Will suffers unprecedented performance problems.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Garden of Gethsemane (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    The Garden of Gethsemane

    Richie revels in his life as an actor; Will finds he has to stand alone.

  • The Secret Life of Us - You Can't Always Get What You Want (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    You Can't Always Get What You Want

    Christian is spinning out of control despite Evan's efforts to help him; Chloe and Miranda's big night out clubbing doesn't end as planned.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Dance (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    The Dance

    Evan is back, but the household has a strange new dynamic as it includes Nathan and often Rex as well; Gabrielle has an interview at a trade union and is smitten by the cute - and married - interviewer.

  • The Secret Life of Us - Free Will (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Free Will

    Will is almost killed by a freak accident on the site, which severely affects his mental state; Evan returns home from his travels; Alex confides in Gab about her concern for Rex.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Unbelievable Truth (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    The Unbelievable Truth

    Alex has betrayed her best friend Gabrielle.

  • The Secret Life of Us - The Secret Life of Us (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    The Secret Life of Us

    Alex is confronted with the reality of her misdeeds just as Jason goes to extremes to cover them up.

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