Pose (2018– )
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Giving and Receiving 

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The House of Evangelista celebrates the holidays and prepares for the Snow Ball in spite of Angel's lack of holiday spirit. Elektra contemplates undergoing an affirming medical procedure.

Director:

Nelson Cragg

Writers:

Ryan Murphy (created by), Brad Falchuk (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Evan Peters ... Stan Bowes
Kate Mara ... Patty Bowes
James Van Der Beek ... Matt Bromley
Mj Rodriguez ... Blanca Rodriguez
Dominique Jackson ... Elektra Abundance
Billy Porter ... Pray Tell
Indya Moore ... Angel
Ryan Jamaal Swain ... Damon Richards
Charlayne Woodard ... Helena St. Rogers
Dyllon Burnside ... Ricky (as Dyllón Burnside)
Hailie Sahar ... Lulu
Angelica Ross ... Candy
Angel Bismark Curiel ... Lil Papi
Kathryn Erbe ... Dr. Gottfried
Christine Ebersole ... Bobbi
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Storyline

The House of Evangelista celebrates the holidays and prepares for the Snow Ball in spite of Angel's lack of holiday spirit. Elektra contemplates undergoing an affirming medical procedure.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City , New York, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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In the pan out of the diner scene there are plastic heinze ketchup bottles from 2018 design. Most diners in the 80s used glass bottles heinze hadnt designed plastic bottles for commerical use until the late 90s. See more »

Quotes

Stan Bowes: This is The Game of Life, baby. You just, you spin the wheel and you move through the board. And then you, uh you get stuff on the way and whoever gets the most money and gets married and has the most kids at the end of the game wins.
Bobbi: And if there isn't a part of the game where you pee every time you sneeze and every so-called friend disappoints you, it's a fraud.
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Connections

References The Price Is Right (1972) See more »

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Let's Wait Awhile
Written by Melanie Andrews, Jimmy Jam, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
Performed by Janet Jackson
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Giving and Receiving
13 April 2019 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Pose was less about superficial posing and dealt a little more on the personal lives of the various characters.

Aids/HIV certainly was a heavy factor at that time affecting characters Pray Tell as he visits someone close to him in hospital.

Elecktra also visits a hospital but it is for possible gender re-assignment surgery. Something that has not been raised by the trans characters before. It is Christmas time and Elektra certainly has a novel way to raise funds for her surgery. I doubt Santa would approve.

Stan meanwhile has issues with his wife Patty. She suspects he has a girlfriend thanks to his boss Matt now showing his more slimy side.

Angel is ecstatic that Stan has got her an apartment but Christmas is spent with the House of Evangelista rather than Stan.

Angel does not like Christmas presents. She recalls a story from the Christmas past. Sorry Angel your sad story about Christmas horrors are no match of Phoebe Cates from Gremlins.


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