Is ‘Euphoria’ Episode 7’s Title Named After a Song? What Does the Title Mean?

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So far, every episode title in Euphoria since the pilot has been named after a song. But it looks like Episode 7 of Euphoria is going to be an exception. The episode title for this week does not appear to be named for a song. This post will have minor spoilers for Episode 7 based on what the episode’s title meant. 


Tonight Might Be Breaking the Pattern of Episode Titles Named after Songs

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Tonight’s episode is titled: “The Trials and Tribulations of Trying to Pee While Depressed.” Despite fans’ trying to find a song that matches the title, everyone has come up empty. So it looks like this is breaking the show’s pattern. We also don’t have an official description yet either, which is unusual. TV Guide’s description is just a generic description and not specific for the episode.

UPDATE: We have a description now! “Rue gets depressed and watches 22 straight episodes of a British reality show.​ Jules goes to visit an old friend. Cassie looks for advice in the aftermath of Halloween night.”

Why isn’t tonight’s episode named after a song? It’s not clear, but the show is really good at keeping fans on their toes. It’s kind of nice to not know what to expect. The show’s always throwing twists and turns in its plot, and now it looks like we won’t know what to expect from the titles either.


Fans Have a Theory About What the Episode 7 Title Means

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As for as tonight’s episode title and what it means, most fans think that the title is referencing Cassie possibly thinking she’s pregnant and trying to take a pregnancy pee test. Last week we saw her staring at her tampons and suddenly realizing that she hadn’t needed to use one for a while. So it’s likely that the episode title is referencing this. But we’ll update this story after the episode airs if we learn a surprise meaning to the title during the episode.

UPDATE: The title was actually referencing problems Rue was having peeing, more than Cassie’s issues. That’s another interesting twist.


Some Fans Came Up with Songs That Would Have Made Good Episode Titles

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When fans couldn’t find a song title to match tonight’s episode, they came up with some alternative song titles that might have made good episode titles for tonight, too. You can read the full thread of alternative ideas on Reddit here. The thread was started by u/blkstar1. Some of their ideas included:

  • Brenda’s Got a Baby (Tupac)
  • Keep Ya Head Up (Tupac)
  • See You at the Crossroads (Bone Thugs N Harmony)
  • 99 Problems (Jay Z)
  • Lost Ones (Lauryn Hill)
  • Dear Mama (Tupac)
  • Children’s Story (Slick Rick)
  • Mind Playing Tricks on Me (Geto Boys)

Episodes 2-6 Were Named After Songs

Here’s a look back at previous episodes and their matching song titles.

Episode 2 was called “Stuntin’ Like My Daddy.” Here’s the song the title’s based on:

Stunnin Like My Daddy – Lil' Wayne and Birdman (FULL)Music Video from the hit song "Stunnin Like My Daddy" by Lil' Wayne and Birdman Sorry about the lest one. If you had it linked use this one instead! =]2006-11-21T01:42:42.000Z

Episode 3 was called “Made You Look. Here’s the song this one was based on.

Nas – Made You LookMusic video by Nas performing Made You Look. (C) 2003 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT2015-04-17T11:29:47.000Z

Episode 4 is called “Shook One Pt. 11.” This one was based on a song too:.

Mobb Deep – Shook Ones Part II (HD)http://beemp3.com/go_r.php?url=02802ed31a052068b797f28831a398a3&file=5530151&scuk=4459764 mobb deep shook ones part 2 Word up son, word.. Yeah, to all the killers and the hundred dollar billers For real, niggas who ain't got no feelings Check it out now [Prodigy] I got you stuck off the realness We be the infamous, you heard of us Official Queens bridge murderers The Mobb comes equipped with warfare Beware of my crime family, Who got 'nuff shots to share For all of those who wanna profile and pose Rock you in your face, Stab your brain with your nosebone You're all alone in these streets, cousin Every man for theirself in this land we be gunnin' And keep them shook crews runnin', Like they supposed to They come around but they never come close to I can see it inside your face You're in the wrong place Cowards like you just get they're whole body laced up With bullet holes and such Speak the wrong words man and you will get touched You can put your whole army against my team and I guarantee you it'll be your very last time breathin' Your simple words just don't move me You're minor, we're major You all up in the game and don't deserve to be a playa Don't make me have to call your name out Your crew is featherweight My gunshots'll make you levitate I'm only nineteen but my mind is older And when the things get for real, My warm heart turns cold Another nigga deceased, another story gets told It ain't nuttin' really, ay yo dun, fuck the Philly So I can get my mind off these yellow backed niggas Why they still alive? I don't know, go figure Meanwhile back in Queens the realness is foundation If I die, I couldn't choose a better location When the slugs penetrate, you feel a burning sensation Getting closer to God, in a tight situation Now, take these words home and think it through Or the next rhyme I write might be about you Son, they shook, Cause ain't no such things as halfway crooks Scared to death and scared to look They shook Cause ain't no such things as halfway crooks Scared to death and scared to look Livin' the live, that of diamonds and guns There's numerous ways you can choose to earn funds Some of 'em get shot, locked down And turn nuns Cowardly hearts end straight up shook ones, shook ones He ain't a crook son, he's just a shook one [Havoc] For every rhyme I write, it's 25 to life Yo, it's a must the gats we trust safeguardin' my life Ain't no time for hesitation That only leads to incarceration You don't know me, there's no relation Queens bridge niggas don't play I don't got time for your petty thinking mind Son, I'm bigga than those Claimin' that you pack heat, But you're scared to hold And when the smoke clears, You'll be left with one in your dome 13 years in the projects, my mentality is what, kid You talk a good one, but you don't want it Sometimes I wonder: Do I deserve to live, Or am I going to burn in hell for all the things I did No time to dwell on that cause my brain reacts Front if you want kid, lay on your back I don't fake jacks kid, you know I bring it to you live Stay in a child's place, kid you out of line Criminal minds thirsty for recognition I'm sippin', E&J, got my mind flippin' I'm buggin', think I'm how bizarre to hold my hustlin' Get that loot kid, you know my function Cause long as I'm alive I'ma live illegal And once I get on I'ma put on on my people React mixed to lyrics Like Macs I hit your dome up When I roll up, don't be caught sleepin', Cause I'm creepin' Son, they shook, Cause ain't no such things as halfway crooks Scared to death and scared to look They shook Cause ain't no such things as halfway crooks Scared to death and scared to look They shook, Cause ain't no such things as halfway crooks Scared to death and scared to look They shook Cause ain't no such things as halfway crooks Livin' the live, that of diamonds and guns There's numerous ways you can choose to earn funds Some of 'em get shot, locked down And turn nuns Cowardly hearts end straight up shook ones, shook ones He ain't a crook son, he's just a shook one Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah To all the villains and the hundred dollar billers To real brothers who ain't got no feelings Yeah, the whole Bridge, Queens get the money 41st side keepin' it real, you know Queens get the money2010-01-31T17:12:05.000Z

Episode 5 was called “’03 Bonnie and Clyde.” Here’s the song this episode’s title was based on:

Beyonce & Jay-Z | '03 Bonnie & Clyde

| London | 2018#beyonce #jayz #london #londonstadium #2018 #otr #otr22018-06-17T02:01:42.000Z

 

Episode 6 is called “The Next Episode.” Despite sounding like a generic title, it was actually based on a song too.

Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Nate Dogg – The Next Episode (Official Video)Get COMPTON the NEW ALBUM from Dr. Dre on Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/Compton Music video by Dr. Dre performing The Next Episode. (C) 1999 Interscope Records (C) 2000 Aftermath/Interscope Records #DrDre #TheNextEpisode #Vevo2009-06-16T23:18:06.000Z

Should Episode 7 have continued the trend of naming episode titles after songs? Fans are divided, but one thing is for sure: Euphoria will always be keeping us on our toes.

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