Black Tie Nights Season 1
S01 E01Jun 4, 2004
Date and Switch Jun 4, 2004 Two best friends start a dating service
S01 E02Jun 11, 2004
Naughty and Nice Jun 11, 2004 A popular soap opera star is set up on a date with a writer.
S01 E03Jun 18, 2004
Beauty and the Beach Jun 18, 2004 Ryan complains about his oversexed, unromantic date with the soap star. Olivia is amused by his accurate dressing-down of oversexed (there's that word again) Cooper and hires him on a temporary basis to get ""a man's perspective"". Cooper is unnerved by his presence; Olivia makes a bet that if Cooper dates a man for a week, gets him to fall in love with her, and learns his full name, then she will fire Ryan. Meanwhile, Ryan successfully matchmakes middle-aged lawyer Gina and young surfer god Lance. Olivia is impressed and keeps Ryan around on a permanent basis. At the climax of the episode we learn that Cooper chose to drag a hunky guy into bed instead of bothering with a date or romance, but she did find out his last name, which was better than nothing.
S01 E04Jun 25, 2004
A Girl Thing Jun 25, 2004
S01 E05Jul 2, 2004
The Sex Sense Jul 2, 2004 Olivia flashes back to fun times with her late husband as she ponders moving on with her life. Ryan succeeds in making Cooper jealous. The latest couple (a game show hostess and her date) find passion in a ""haunted"" house.
S01 E06Jul 9, 2004
Luck Be a Lady Jul 9, 2004 Darci, a shy, somewhat repressed woman from Reno, asks Cooper and Olivia to help her break out of her shell. They hook her up with Mick, a high-roller who finally wants a real relationsip. After some initial anxiety over his old stripper girlfriend, Darci and Mick consummate their relationship.Meanwhile, Cooper and Ryan grow closer.
S01 E07Jul 16, 2004
Girl on Page 19 Jul 16, 2004
S01 E08Jul 23, 2004
Makeover Jul 23, 2004
S01 E09Jul 30, 2004
Love Is Blind Jul 30, 2004 The agency helps an aging model concerned about her looks meet a blind man who admires her soul as well as her body. Cooper and Ryan continue to explore their new sexual bliss. Olivia, finally moving on from the death of her husband, finds pleasure with a tall, dark and handsome yoga classmate named David.
S01 E10Aug 6, 2004
The Legend Aug 6, 2004 Ron Jeremy asks the group to find him a woman who will be interested in more than his porn star attributes. Cooper continues to enjoy sex with Ryan but avoids the ""couple"" label, much to his chagrin. Olivia plans to break up with Charlie but instead goes away with him for the weekend. She tells him she still loves her husband and he tells her he won't push her on the issue, which only complicates her feelings all the more.
S01 E11Aug 14, 2004
Whose Thong Is It, Anyway? Aug 14, 2004 Olivia tries to take her relationship with Charlie slow. In the meanntime she helps two of her clients land jobs on a soap opera where the backstage drama is far steaming than anything onscreen. After Ryan's flirtation with a pretty young British woman sparks envy in Cooper, she finally admits they are in a ""relationshippy thing"" and reveals their status to a not very surprised Olivia.
S01 E12Aug 20, 2004
Internal Affairs Aug 20, 2004 The dating service set a saucy romance novelist up with a critic who has ripped her work to shreds, and arranges for the two of them to ride along with some in-on-the-scheme cops. Sparks fly when the two discover each other's identities and feel a mutual attraction. Meanwhile, Cooper picks up a pair of earrings from an old flame, Justin. Although she avoids temptation, a heartbroken Ryan sees them in a final kiss and assumes she cheated on him.
S01 E13Aug 27, 2004
Something Wilder Aug 27, 2004 Ryan has quit his job, leaving the dating service as a huge unorganized mess. Desperate, they hire Gladys, the man-hungry secretary who previously held the job. She inadvertently sets up the spicy Candy (who had asked for a wild man) with a shy, repressed man, but after a car wreck and some time in jail, they find some common ground. Olivia goes out on her best date yet with Charlie, while Cooper tracks Ryan down at a chicken shack and convinces him that nothing happened between herself and her old boyfriend. Ryan returns to work and Gladys, who had been using their phone line as a phone sex service, quits.