S2:E4 204

Original Air Date: Oct 25, 2015

As pressures in Helen's life mount, one innocent mistake leads to outrageous consequences. Meanwhile, a court order presents a dire setback for Noah and Alison.


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"It was a long, bad day for both Helen and Noah on Sunday night's episode of 'The Affair.""

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"There is no doubt whatsoever that the deeper they get into their divorce proceedings, Helen and Noah grow more and more unhappy -- and they have every right to feel that way."

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"Helen takes partying for one a little too seriously."

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Changed the Locks
Lucinda Williams
Deeper Than Love
Colleen Green

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