What is The Lake (TV) About?
The Lake is a Canadian comedy television series brought to audiences by Julian Doucet and features an ensemble cast led by Jordan Gavaris and Julia Stiles. The storyline revolves around Justin, a gay man who heads back to his native Canada after the end of a long-term relationship overseas. Aiming to forge a connection with Billie, the teenage daughter he previously gave up for adoption, Justin envisages creating new memories at his treasured childhood destination—the family cottage. The narrative takes a humorous turn when Justin's anticipated retreat is compromised by the revelation that the cottage now belongs to his seemingly flawless step-sister, Maisy-May. This unforeseen circumstance triggers a series of comical events and a rivalry between Justin and Maisy-May as they navigate family dynamics and personal aspirations. 'The Lake' engages viewers with themes of family, identity, and the quest for belonging, all set against the backdrop of picturesque lakeside scenery. The series marks a notable entry in Amazon Prime Video's portfolio as its inaugural scripted Canadian Original series and debuted on June 17, 2022. Its blend of humor, heartwarming moments, and relatable characters has garnered a viewer base, leading to the release of a second season, further exploring the quirky and competitive world of this eclectic family.
The first episode of The Lake aired on June 16, 2022 and the most recent episode to air was on June 08, 2023.