2x07 Back to the Garden
First Aired: Apr. 14, 2002 on HBO
Summary: A Jewish funeral at Fisher & Sons leads Nate to seek spiritual guidance from an intense female rabbi. Visiting her Aunt Sarah, Claire is surprised to meet an intriguing boy her own age amidst Sarah's hard-partying "artist" friends. Brenda's prostitute pal Melissa inspires some unusual…
Main Characters in this Episode
David: Who said I have a date? [Nate looks skeptical] Tonight. Dinner.
Nate: [nods, looks again] Nah, it's a little too soon. The whole "Oops, I didn't know I was sexy" stubble look will actually peak at around... noon tomorrow. Believe me, I've perfected the art. Can you make it drinks after dinner? That'll give you another couple hours.
Rabbi Ari: You must be really scared.
Nate: Yeah, I'm going to die.
Rabbi Ari: Yeah, me too.
Nate: Really? What do you have?
Rabbi Ari: A body.
- Goof (continuity error): The Apple logo on the top of Brenda's laptop has been removed in some scenes, yet left in on others.
- The title for this episode comes from a Joni Mitchell song which is featured rather poignantly at the close of the episode when Ruth starts singing it.
- The porno segment featured in the opening segment was created specially for the episode using real porn stars.