Queer as Folk (season 2)

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Queer as Folk Season 2
QueerAsFolkSeason2.jpg
DVD cover art
Country of origin United States
Canada
No. of episodes 20
Broadcast
Original channel Showtime
Showcase
Original run January 6, 2002 (2002-01-06) – June 16, 2002 (2002-06-16)
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 February 25, 2003 (2003-02-25)
Season chronology
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Season 1
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Season 3

The second season of Queer as Folk, an American and Canadian television series, consisted of twenty episodes and premiered on Showtime on January 6, 2002, in the United States and on Showcase on January 21, 2002, in Canada.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Supporting cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Series # Season # Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
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23 1[1] "Home is Where the Ass Is" Alex Chapple Ron Cowen & Daniel Lipman January 6, 2002 (2002-01-06) (United States)
January 21, 2002 (2002-01-21) (Canada)
201
Suffering post-trauma after the bashing, Justin can't remember the fateful night and Brian can't forget it. Lindsay pops a question to Melanie at her sister's wedding. Michael returns to Pittsburgh just as Chris Hobbs is sentenced.
24 2[2] "All Better Now" John Greyson Ron Cowen & Daniel Lipman January 13, 2002 (2002-01-13) (United States)
January 28, 2002 (2002-01-28) (Canada)
202
Justin is unable to process Chris Hobbs' attack, or to accept physical contact, despite Brian's best efforts. Ted is fired for surfing porn at work. Michael and Emmett take jobs as naked waiters. This time, it's Melanie who proposes to Lindsay.
25 3[3] "Hypocrisy: Don't Do It" Michael DeCarlo Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Karen Walton January 20, 2002 (2002-01-20) (United States)
February 4, 2002 (2002-02-04) (Canada)
203
Will Brian accept a Hero Award for saving Justin? Ted's favorite author, Howard Bellweather, is in town to protest Brian's award while collecting his own. Emmett's working for fabulous men who seem like the politically correct characters of the new gay TV drama, "Gay as Blazes"! Michael wants to reconnect with Brian at the comic convention.
26 4[4] "Pride" Kevin Inch Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Michael MacLennan January 27, 2002 (2002-01-27) (United States)
February 11, 2002 (2002-02-11) (Canada)
204
Brian, Michael, Justin, Emmett, Ted, Lindsay, Melanie and Debbie all overcome various obstacles to show their PRIDE in Pittsburgh's annual parade.
27 5[5] "...Wherever That Dream May Lead You" David Wellington Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Efrem Seeger February 3, 2002 (2002-02-03) (United States)
February 18, 2002 (2002-02-18) (Canada)
205
Having lost hand control from his bashing, Justin quits art school (he's lost the fine motor skills needed to hold a brush.) Michael decides to quit the Big Q and risks all to buy a comic book store. Ted ditches his new accounting job to start his own porno website.
28 6[6] "Mixed Blessings" Bruce McDonald Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman, Matt Pyken & Michael Berns February 10, 2002 (2002-02-10) (United States)
February 25, 2002 (2002-02-25) (Canada)
206
Justin and Brian negotiate their relationship - it's not like your parents! Ted's new business flourishes thanks to Emmett. Could one of Michael's first customers turn out to be the love of his life? Lindsay can't stand Ted's dirty little business. Melanie shares a dirty little secret of her own!
29 7[7] "The Leper (Hath the Babe Not Eyes?)" Michael DeCarlo Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Blair Fell February 17, 2002 (2002-02-17) (United States)
March 4, 2002 (2002-03-04) (Canada)
207
Michael decides to continue dating HIV positive Ben, despite the objections of Brian, Ted, Emmett, and his mother, Debbie. Lindsay and Melanie struggle to get money for their wedding from Lindsay's parents. Success on Ted's porno website is swelling Emmett's… ego.
30 8[8] "Love for Sale" Alex Chapple Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Michael MacLennan March 3, 2002 (2002-03-03) (United States)
March 11, 2002 (2002-03-11) (Canada)
208
Michael tries to forget Ben by re-entering the dating scene. Justin has an encounter with a boy closer to his age than Brian. Emmett is surprised when he meets his secret admirer - very surprised.
31 9[9] "Accentuate the Positive" Bruce McDonald Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Efrem Seeger March 10, 2002 (2002-03-10) (United States)
March 18, 2002 (2002-03-18) (Canada)
209
Michael fights to get Ben back in his life - he has to prove he can handle the HIV positive situation. Brian is introduced to his mother's minister - but they've already met (not in church). Ted has a really hard time dealing with some performance enhancing drugs.
32 10[10] "Priorities, Please! (Beat the Time)" Michael DeCarlo Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman, Matt Pyken & Michael Berns March 17, 2002 (2002-03-17) (United States)
March 25, 2002 (2002-03-25) (Canada)
210
Michael mourns the death of his comic book hero, Captain Astro, while Debbie finds a real life murder victim behind the diner. Emmett helps George to enjoy himself. Melanie & Lindsay are inspired by the contents of Lindsay's Granny Faye's secret letters.
33 11[11] "The Wedding" Kevin Inch Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Karen Walton March 31, 2002 (2002-03-31) (United States)
April 1, 2002 (2002-04-01) (Canada)
211
It's time for Lindsay and Melanie's wedding! It promises to be a day of beauty and love, provided they can overcome the many obstacles fate throws in their path. Brian, Emmett, Ted, George, Vic, Debbie, Michael, and Justin all pitch in to make sure they succeed.
34 12[12] "One Degree of Brian Kinney" Thom Best Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Michael MacLennan April 7, 2002 (2002-04-07) (United States)
April 8, 2002 (2002-04-08) (Canada)
212
Michael has trouble dealing with the news that his new boyfriend Ben once slept with his best friend Brian. Debbie needs to do something about the dead boy found behind her diner. She impresses Detective Horvath with her sleuthing. Ted gets a shot at being accepted by the elite A-Gays of Pittsburgh.
35 13[13] "It's Because I'm Gay, Right?" John Greyson Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Efrem Seeger April 14, 2002 (2002-04-14) (United States)
April 15, 2002 (2002-04-15) (Canada)
213
Divina Devore, Pittsburgh's very own drag queen is back in town! She dated Debbie 30 years ago, and (s)he looks a lot like Michael. Justin becomes a go-go dancer at Babylon to earn money for school. Melanie and Lindsay struggle to get Gus accepted for preschool.
36 14[14] "The Dangers of Sex and Drugs" John Fawcett Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman, Matt Pyken & Michael Berns April 28, 2002 (2002-04-28) (United States)
April 29, 2002 (2002-04-29) (Canada)
214
Justin's making too much money as a go-go dancer to care about his suffering schoolwork. George offers to take Emmett on a world tour! Detective Carl Horvath returns to the diner, to ask Debbie out on a date.
37 15[15] "Rage Against This Machine" Jeremy Podeswa Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Karen Walton May 5, 2002 (2002-05-05) (United States)
May 6, 2002 (2002-05-06) (Canada)
215
Michael and Justin join forces to create their own comic book. Emmett is barred from speaking at George's funeral. Melanie and Lindsay enlist Leda to help renovate their attic.
38 16[16] "You Say it's Your Birthday! I Couldn't Care Less!" Bruce McDonald Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Michael MacLennan May 12, 2002 (2002-05-12) (United States)
May 13, 2002 (2002-05-13) (Canada)
216
Brian ignores Justin's birthday, so Melanie and Lindsay take him to a violin concert - where he meets the gorgeous and talented Ethan. Michael's surprise party for Ben is a disaster. Ted falls for Luke - he seems perfect, but can he accept Ted's career in porn?
39 17[17] "You Can Leda Girl to Pussy" David Wellington Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman & Efrem Seeger May 26, 2002 (2002-05-26) (United States)
May 27, 2002 (2002-05-27) (Canada)
217
Brian has to cancel plans with Justin to impress his new boss at work. Emmett receives a VERY generous gift from the late George. Melanie and Lindsay fight off the dreaded Lesbian Bed Death.
40 18[18] "Sick, Sick, Sick" Alex Chapple Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman, Matt Pyken & Michael Berns June 2, 2002 (2002-06-02) (United States)
June 3, 2002 (2002-06-03) (Canada)
218
Michael's worst fears come true when Ben is hospitalized. Justin wishes Brian was more romantic - like Ethan. Emmett considers a million-dollar offer to keep his relationship with George a secret.
41 19[19] "Bowling for Equality" Michael DeCarlo Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman, Efrem Seeger, Michael MacLennan, Matt Pyken & Michael Berns June 9, 2002 (2002-06-09) (United States)
June 10, 2002 (2002-06-10) (Canada)
219
Michael is tempted to expose Justin's affair with Ethan to Brian. Ted's become immune to porn. Melanie and Lindsay ask Leda to leave. Bowling Showdown: Cops vs. Queers!
42 20[20] "Out With a Whimper" David Wellington Ron Cowen & Daniel Lipman June 16, 2002 (2002-06-16) (United States)
June 17, 2002 (2002-06-17) (Canada)
220
Justin is forced to choose between Brian and Ethan. Ben's going away for six months, but only with Michael's blessing. Ted's in love - with Emmett!

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