In Love & Death season 1 episode 3, the date is set in October 1979, when Betty and Allan have just returned from a marriage encounter. Candy’s daughter informs her that Betty and Allan’s daughter is concerned about the opinions of others.
Candy discusses this with Allan, who dismisses her and insinuates that the marriage encounter, did not say he needed to end his affair with her. Candy decides to leave the ball in Allan’s court to decide if he wants any relationship with her.
Candy moves on from Allan and embarks on a new business venture with her friend, Sherry. Betty’s anxiety spirals after she experiences breast pain and jumps to the conclusion that she has cancer.
Despite trying to avoid Allan, Candy calls him and discovers Betty’s health concerns. She goes to visit Betty and they have an uncomfortable conversation before Allan returns home.
Candy and Pat attend the marriage encounter, where the couple finds it hard to share their feelings with each other. However, they end up opening up to each other and discussing what they truly want from life and from their relationship with each other.
Candy and Pat go to Betty’s house for dinner. Pat finds a love letter from Allan to Candy and feels very upset.
Candy apologizes and promises to end the relationship with Allan. The couple decides to work on their marriage and go to counseling.
They work hard to regain each other’s trust and their relationship becomes even stronger than before.
A few months pass and Candy’s daughter asks to have Betty and Allan’s daughter go to the movies with the family. Betty agrees and Candy visits Betty’s house, where they talk about their lives.
Candy visits Betty, who is worried about being pregnant again. They chat about family and Candy’s new business.
Betty asks if she is having an affair with Allan and Candy confesses. Betty becomes hysterical and grabs an axe from the laundry room.
Love & Death Season 1, Episode 3 Recap and Review
The third episode of Love & Death season 1, explores the complexities of marriage and relationships through the lives of Betty, Allan, Candy and Pat. The story deals with infidelity, trust, anxiety and communication.
The plot is well written and interesting, with unexpected twists and turns. The characters are portrayed realistically, with flaws and imperfections that make them relatable and real.
The acting is great, especially the performances of the actresses playing Betty and Candy. They show the characters’ emotions and struggles in a powerful and moving way.
The themes of forgiveness and redemption are important and make you think, as Candy and Pat work to fix their marriage, while Betty deals with her anxiety. Overall, this episode is a touching and emotional journey, that looks at the challenges of love, marriage and relationships.
Love & Death is a show that anyone who likes thought-provoking dramas with real characters and interesting stories, should watch.
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