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Episode Info

Helen asks Noah to represent the family at a literary award ceremony for her father. But a chance encounter with Alison and her grandmother leads to an uncomfortable truth.


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It's not the first time that The Affair has used Alison's wardrobe as a signal that Noah and Alison aren't on the same page, but it's easy to believe that Alison might be the more honest one in this case.

Oct 6, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

We're unsure if this show has gone down the rabbit hole or just plain down a hole at this point.

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…

For the most part, the writing on The Affair has been stellar. Until The Affair Season 1 Episode 8.

Oct 1, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

After spending the summer in Montauk dealing with torrid affairs and drug running, it's an interesting turn to see The Affair dealing in the space of the familiar drama.

Oct 6, 2015 | Full Review…

But what follows tells us everything about why the Solloways' marriage is so troubled and why Noah's yearning for something else might run so deep.

Oct 6, 2015 | Full Review…

The therapy scene between the two leads to one of the most interesting moments I've seen on television in quite a while.

Oct 2, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…