Season 2, Episode 1January 6, 2002Justin (Randy Harrison) is released from the hospital following a savage beating by a fellow student; Brian (Gale Harold) struggles with his guilt; Michael (Hal Sparks) returns from Oregon; and Lindsay (Thea Gill) makes an announcement at her sister's wedding. Season 2, Episode 3January 20, 2002Ted is thrilled that his favorite author is in town, but the writer has a distasteful reason to be there.
Season 2, Episode 2January 13, 2002To help Justin deal with his depression and nightmares, Jennifer decides it's better that her son stay with Brian until he recovers. Meanwhile, Emmett continues with his nude-waiter duties and Michael wants to meet with Brian at a comic-book convention.
Season 2, Episode 6February 10, 2002Brian and Justin begin to take their relationship seriously; Ted's new porn Web site is a success; Michael's comic-book store seems to be just the thing he needs to get out of a rut.
( , )Inside Queer as Folk By Dennis Hensley From The Advocate [published November 21, 2000]!
- queerasfolk-rus.livejournal.com/56208Inside Queer as Folk An exclusive, uncut, and uncensored look behind the scenes on location with Showtimes big, bad, gay bombshell By Dennis Hensley From The Advocate, November 21, 2000.* IF YOU'RE A GAY MAN or lesbian, it's not all that unusual to find yourself dating someone your best friend doesn't approve of. It's quite another thing, however, to be on the Toronto set of Showtime's Queer as Folk Queer as Folk and see that particular social ballet played out before your eyes--with great-looking actors spouting the kind of smart-ass lines you wish you could have thought up when it happened to you.
Dave (Chris Potter of Silk Stalkings), a humpy chiropractor Michael fell for while lying facedown on his examining table.
"I'm putting a little rouge on my penis to make it look longer," quips Sparks, the show's unofficial morale-booster, just before the cameras roll.
It's no wonder that when his childhood best friend Michael (Hal Sparks) created a gay superhero, he modeled him after Brian.
That said, Justin experiences the most growth over the show's course—but since Brian and Justin spend most of the show's run in various states of emotional entanglement, it's easy to follow them as a dynamic duo. Seasons/Episodes You Can Skip: Generally speaking, all of is watchable.
, one of the show's executive producers, isn't just serving up a sound bite sound biten.
A brief statement, as by a politician, taken from an audiotape or videotape and broadcast especially during a news report: "The box has been spitting forth maddening nine-second sound bites" when he calls this Queer as Folk--the hotly anticipated American adaptation of the groundbreaking 1999 British miniseries--"a true show for the millennium, a series of this century, not of the last century." Still, American Queer as Folk fans are finding it hard to believe anything on American TV could rival the sexual and emotional frankness of the English original. In a gay press exclusive, The Advocate went on the set to find out.
Best Character to Follow: The most interesting person on the show, easily, is Brian Kinney.
He's a classic Anti-Hero-With-a-Code, but in a way that's never boring.
Because Harold's parents were devout Pentecostals, he had strict religious upbringing. Following graduation from The Lovett School, Harold attended American University in Washington, DC, on a soccer scholarship.