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A once happy family suddenly begins to fall apart following a seemingly minor incident in which a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child.

The Slap: Ritchie  Season 1, Episode 8

Ritchie, of all people, has the tragic backstory that makes for a dramatic appearance in the courtroom. The judge is fed up with everyone concerned.
posted by Countess Elena on Apr 4, 2015 at 11:38 AM - 2 comments

The Slap: Rosie  Season 1, Episode 7

Hugo starts out at a new school by doing what Hugo does best, and therefore gets gently kicked out of the school by the end of the day. Rosie panics and proceeds, over the course of the day, to ruin everything. [more inside]
posted by Countess Elena on Mar 26, 2015 at 8:52 PM - 4 comments

The Slap: Aisha  Season 1, Episode 6

Aisha attends a medical conference in Boston, where she makes the same mistake as Hector did, only with more bra and panties showing. Gary explodes at Rosie for her obsession with the assault case, but while he is watching Hugo's basic brattiness at a playground, he discovers that a PI is watching it too.
posted by Countess Elena on Mar 20, 2015 at 11:35 AM - 3 comments

The Slap: Connie  Season 1, Episode 5

Connie deals poorly with her daddy issues by being nasty to her stepfather, and pushing her increasingly inexplicable crush on Hector. Her friend-who-is-a-guy behaves almost unbelievably well. He's the one who has photos of the titular slap.
posted by Countess Elena on Mar 13, 2015 at 12:36 PM - 3 comments

The Slap: Manolis  Season 1, Episode 4

Manolis tries to help out his nephew Harry by arranging a meeting with a powerful lawyer he knows, but it works too well, and distresses him. He finds some comfort in attending the bedside of a dying character we've never been introduced to. [more inside]
posted by Countess Elena on Mar 5, 2015 at 9:49 PM - 3 comments

The Slap: Anouk  Season 1, Episode 3

Anouk argues with Rosie, then with her mother, who is one of those cosmopolitan seventies mothers who are pantsuited and prestigious and only want to be friends, not mothers. Rosie's accent wanders. [more inside]
posted by Countess Elena on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:58 PM - 5 comments

The Slap: Harry  Season 1, Episode 2

The omniscient narrator examines Harry's motivations. Hector tries to reconcile Harry with Rosie, Gary and Hugo, but the slappability of all concerned is simply too high.
posted by Countess Elena on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:01 PM - 3 comments

The Slap: Hector  Season 1, Episode 1

"At Hector's (Peter Sarsgaard) 40th birthday party, his cousin slaps another couple's child, which causes secrets to spill and turmoil amongst the family in the remake of the Australian series based on the novel by Christos Tsiolkas." [Metacritic] [more inside]
posted by Countess Elena on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:01 AM - 4 comments