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Queer as Folk

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Drama LGBTQ Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)1999 - 20055 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Netflix Prime Video Tags: Mature 

Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Both Queer as Folk and Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies. The first series was re-shown on More 4 between 14 and 18 October 2007, as part of Channel 4's 25th-birthday celebrations.Queer as Folk was produced by the Red Production Company for Channel 4. The title of the programme comes from a dialect expression from some parts of Northern England, "there's nowt so queer as folk", meaning "there's nothing as strange as people"; which is a word play the modern day English synonym of "queer", meaning homosexual. Davies had originally titled the series this, although at the suggestion of Channel 4 executives for a period during its development and pre-production it was known as Queer as Fuck, before it reverted to the former name.Queer as Folk featuring Aidan Gillen and Charlie Hunnam has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming via tv everywhere with Showtime Anytime, and 5 others. It's a drama and lgbtq show with 89 episodes over 5 seasons. Queer as Folk is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (4,841 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Episode 1.1

S01 E01

Feb 23, 1999
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Episode 1.1 Feb 23, 1999 Stuart, king of the gay club scene in Manchester, is on the prowl when he picks up the young and pretty Nathan. It's just another pull for Stuart, but Nathan's hooked.

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Season 01, Episode 01 Episode One

S01 E01

Feb 23, 1999
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Episode One Feb 23, 1999 Canal Street, Manchester. It's Thursday and that means nineties night in the Babylon Club. Phil hasn't pulled and nor has Vince, but Vince is being followed by a muscle man. Stuart has pulled and is just getting his admirer's phone number before they all head home.It's Nathan's first night on the scene. Nathan and Stuart spot each other and start talking. It's not long before they end up back at Stuart's. They are having sex when they are interrupted by a phone call from Lisa.Vince is getting acquainted with muscle man when Stuart phones and says he needs the car as ""It's happened."". Vince tells muscle man that his friend's mum is in hospital and leaves.Back at Stuart's apartment Nathan says it's time he was going anyway as he has college. It turns out he means school and is really fifteen years old.Vince meets up with Stuart and Nathan at the hospital. They go into a room containing women and a new born baby boy - Stuart's baby boy. They name the boy Alfred. Romee is the mother.N

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Season 01, Episode 02 Episode Two

S01 E02

Mar 2, 1999
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Episode Two Mar 2, 1999 Nathan tells his friend Donna that he fancies a male pupil, and had met and had sex with Stuart. She thinks it's great.Stuart meets a man at work who is married with kids, and they have sex.Marcie informs Vince that new recruit Rosalie fancies him. She arranges for them to meet in a pub after work.Nathan's mum is in his room and finds gay porn.Stuart picks up Romee and Alfred from hospital and is presented with legal paperwork about maintenance payments and insurance.Following a telephone call from Stuart, Vince wants to give him some support. Vince leaves his date, again using the excuse that his friend's mum is in hospital. They go for a drink and Nathan, infatuated with Stuart, turns up. Stuart leaves early, leaving Vince to look after Nathan. Vince calls for a cab to take Nathan home.Vince's mum has a new lodger, Bernard, so Vince has to move some stuff out of his old bedroom.Stuart contacts someone over the Internet for sex. Nathan turns up just before Stuart's date and is

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Season 01, Episode 02 Episode 1.2

S01 E02

Mar 2, 1999
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Episode 1.2 Mar 2, 1999 Having not yet come out to his coworkers, Vince faces the uncomfortable task of going on a date with new employee Rosalie. Stuart tries to pry off a clingy Nathan.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Episode 1.3

S01 E03

Mar 9, 1999
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Episode 1.3 Mar 9, 1999 Donna, fed up with hearing about Stuart, takes Nathan out to find a new boyfriend. Vince runs into the wrong person at a gay pub, and Phil's in danger when he brings home a new friend.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Episode Three

S01 E03

Mar 9, 1999
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Episode Three Mar 9, 1999 Vince is trying to match Phil with Alexander, but Alexander returns from holiday with new boyfriend Lee. They met during the flight and Lee doesn't speak English.Nathan orders a cab for him and Donna on Stuart's account to impress her.Vince returns baby Alfred to Romey and she realises that Stuart has spent no time with his son. Vince then returns to Stuart, who rings a colleague that can translate what Lee is saying. It turns out he is a prostitute waiting to be paid. Stuart doesn't tell Alexander.Nathan admits to Donna that Stuart finished with him. Donna suggests that they go to Canal Street to get him a new boyfriend.In a pub that night Nathan introduces Donna to Vince's mum and Bernard. Vince bumps into Rosalie from work and pretends that he is straight and that it's the first time he has been in a gay venue. Vince returns to Stuart and says they are leaving. Before leaving, Stuart introduces himself to Rosalie and says Vince likes her. Bernard gives Nathan his membership card

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Season 01, Episode 04 Death and Remembrance

S01 E04

Mar 16, 1999
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Death and Remembrance Mar 16, 1999 Stuart throws a huge surprise party... for Vince's 30th birthday.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Same Men - New Tricks (1)

S02 E01

Feb 15, 2000
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Same Men - New Tricks (1) Feb 15, 2000 Vince's love for Stuart is still unrequited but their relationship seems to be changing. Meanwhile, Nathan reappears after his adventure in London, cockier than ever, and aspiring to emulate his hero Stuart.

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Season 02, Episode 01 Episode 2.1

S02 E01

Feb 15, 2000
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Episode 2.1 Feb 15, 2000 Nathan's back from London, Vince has broken up with Cameron and Stuart's hand is forced when his nephew finds out he's gay and blackmails him.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Same Men - New Tricks (2)

S02 E02

Feb 22, 2000
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Same Men - New Tricks (2) Feb 22, 2000 Vince worries that he'll be stuck in his small world for ever, while Stuart remains reckless, indulging in promiscuity and law-breaking while facing a blackmail threat.

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Season 02, Episode 02 End of the Road

S02 E02

Feb 22, 2000
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End of the Road Feb 22, 2000 The day after, Hazel is going to The Nero's Sauna in order to meet Stuart, she asks him about Nathan's running away but he doesn't know anything. Then she asks him about his last night with Vince and that other man…

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Season 02, Episode 03 Hypocrisy: Don't Do It

S02 E03

Jan 20, 2002
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Hypocrisy: Don't Do It Jan 20, 2002 Ted's favorite author is in town; Michael wants to reconnect with Brian.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Pride

S02 E04

Jan 27, 2002
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Pride Jan 27, 2002 Brian, Michael, Justin, Emmett, Ted, Lindsay, Melanie and Debbie overcome obstacles to show their PRIDE.

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Season 02, Episode 05 ...Wherever That Dream May Lead You

S02 E05

Feb 3, 2002
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...Wherever That Dream May Lead You Feb 3, 2002 Justin faces difficulties in school; Michael quits his job; Ted becomes an entrepreneur.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Mad Dog Kinney

S03 E01

Mar 2, 2003
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Mad Dog Kinney Mar 2, 2003 Michael and Justin face uncertainty over the future of their comic book; Ted and Emmett explore possibilities of a relationship.

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Season 03, Episode 02 House Full of Children

S03 E02

Mar 9, 2003
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House Full of Children Mar 9, 2003 Justin must find a way to pay for school; Melanie surprises Lindsay; Emmett discovers a loophole.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Doctors of D...ology

S03 E03

Mar 16, 2003
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Doctors of D...ology Mar 16, 2003 Brian promotes a fund-raiser; Ted and Emmett divulge secrets to Deb; Ben loses an old friend.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Brat-Sitting

S03 E04

Mar 30, 2003
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Brat-Sitting Mar 30, 2003 Michael receives an unexpected request; Brian faces a severe accusation; Ted and Emmett clash in a living arrangement.

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Season 03, Episode 05 There's Nothing Noble About Being Poor

S03 E05

Apr 6, 2003
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There's Nothing Noble About Being Poor Apr 6, 2003 Brian wins an important account; Ethan is offered representation; Melanie and Lindsay try to conceive.

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Season 03, Episode 06 One Ring to Rule Them All

S03 E06

Apr 13, 2003
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One Ring to Rule Them All Apr 13, 2003 Stockwell leads the polls; Ted prepares for police raids; Michael confronts Ben about his steroid use.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Stop Hurting Us

S03 E07

Apr 20, 2003
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Stop Hurting Us Apr 20, 2003 Ted asks a favor of Brian; Justin confronts Ethan; Ben promises to stop using steroids.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Just a Little Help

S04 E01

Apr 18, 2004
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Just a Little Help Apr 18, 2004 Deeply in debt, Brian faces giving up his lifestyle; Michael and Harris return to Pittsburgh; Emmett visits Ted in rehab.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Stand Up for Ourselves

S04 E02

Apr 25, 2004
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Stand Up for Ourselves Apr 25, 2004 Brian makes a job decision; Ted returns from rehab; Justin encourages a friend to fight back.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Starting a Whole New Life

S04 E03

May 2, 2004
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Starting a Whole New Life May 2, 2004 Brian warns Justin about his involvement with the Pink Posse; Ted begins a new job; Vic and Rodney decide to move in together.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Escalating Violence

S04 E04

May 9, 2004
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Escalating Violence May 9, 2004 Brian looks to Ted for help; Justin and Cody turn to violence; a social worker visits Michael and Ben.

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Season 04, Episode 05 How Far You Can Go

S04 E05

May 16, 2004
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How Far You Can Go May 16, 2004 Ted accepts Brian's offer; Cody takes Justin to the firing range; Melanie lends support to the custody case; Emmett and Debbie spend time together.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Death in the Family

S04 E06

May 23, 2004
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Death in the Family May 23, 2004 Michael and Justin get an offer about "Rage"; Ted delivers his letter to Emmett; Debbie and Vic argue; Brian receives shocking news.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Preponderance of Death

S04 E07

May 30, 2004
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Preponderance of Death May 30, 2004 Brian receives a diagnosis; Ted falls back into old habits; Debbie tries to make up for saying awful things to Vic.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Move and Leave

S05 E01

May 22, 2005
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Move and Leave May 22, 2005 Michael throws a surprise anniversary party for Lindsay and Melanie; Justin's stay in Hollywood is extended; Brian makes a new investment.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Back in Business

S05 E02

May 22, 2005
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Back in Business May 22, 2005 Brian reopens Babylon; Justin returns to Pittsburgh; Michael pursues custody; Ted considers a new look; Emmett gets an on-camera role.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Fags Are No Different Than People

S05 E03

May 29, 2005
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Fags Are No Different Than People May 29, 2005 Brian and Michael grow apart; Debbie decides to retire; Loretta Pye (Rosie O'Donnell) takes over.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Hard Decisions

S05 E04

Jun 5, 2005
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Hard Decisions Jun 5, 2005 Brian remains steadfast in his beliefs; Debbie has difficulty accepting retirement; Ted considers a makeover.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Excluding and Abstemiousness

S05 E05

Jun 12, 2005
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Excluding and Abstemiousness Jun 12, 2005 Brian has news to share; Debbie gives Loretta bad news; Lindsay drops out of the custody battle; Hunter considers leaving school.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Bored Out of Ya F...ing Mind

S05 E06

Jun 19, 2005
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Bored Out of Ya F...ing Mind Jun 19, 2005 Brian's reign at Babylon is challenged; Emmett has a realization; Ted gets the opportunity for revenge; Ben and Michael want to help Hunter.

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Season 05, Episode 07 Hope Against Hope

S05 E07

Jun 26, 2005
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Hope Against Hope Jun 26, 2005 Proposition 14 threatens same-sex couples; Brian deals with Brandon; Justin's decision creates a rift; Lindsay moves home with Gus.

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