Premise: Ellen works in a Los Angeles bookstore called Buy the Book and hangs around with her friends discussing lovers, work and family. The show came under controversy during the fourth season when the title character came out as a lesbian, shortly after Ellen DeGeneres did the same in real life.
S05, E08 (First Aired: Nov. 19, 1997)
Ellen gets a job as Emma Thompson's assistant and discovers she is gay and may be ready to let everyone know it.
S05, E09 (First Aired: Nov. 26, 1997)
Laurie prepares a romantic dinner with flowers and wine but has trouble convincing Ellen to join her.