Katie Singer, Once and Again
Katie Singer (Mischa Barton)
Once and Again was a romantic drama about the joining of two single parent families and the drama of separate households blending. Katie was introduced in Season 3, episode 8 as the new best friend of Jessie Sammler.
Jessie discovered that she was falling for Katie and after finding out Katie had previously been in a relationship with a girl, Jessie initially distanced herself from her new friend. In the notable episode “The Gay-Straight Alliance” (3×14) the two confessed their feelings for each other and started pursuing a relationship. The series ended with Jessie on a peaceful plateau, in a budding relationship with Katie and, for the first time in three years, happy. The series was canceled soon after.
- 8 episodes.
Female love interests:
- Jessie Sammler (Evan Rachel Wood, bisexual, regular)
Relationship story arc with a woman: Yes
No male love interests
Relationship story arc with a man: No
Male love interest after being identified as a lesbian? No
Filter Relationship Arc:
Storyline during sweeps? No
 A relationship story arc is defined as explicit, developed on screen, and lasting more than 3 episodes. It is listed as questionable or subtext if romance is only implied, mentioned instead of shown on screen, part of a dream sequence, or otherwise not explicit for the viewer.
 Sweeps episodes air in February, May, July and November, the periods when advertising rates are set. A character is marked as "sweeps" when there is a very limited number of episodes that address their sexuality, all air during sweeps period, and the storyline is otherwise ignore/dropped.