Queer as Folk (1999–2000)

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Controversial Drama which chronicles the lives of Stuart and Vince, and also 15 year old Nathan who is in love with Stuart

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Series cast summary:
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 Stuart Jones (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Craig Kelly ...
 Vince Tyler (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Nathan Maloney (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Denise Black ...
 Hazel Tyler (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Andy Devine ...
 Bernard Thomas / ... (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Esther Hall ...
 Romey Sullivan (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Caroline O'Neill ...
 Janice Maloney (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Carla Henry ...
 Donna Clarke (8 episodes, 1999)
Caroline Pegg ...
 Rosalie Cotter (8 episodes, 1999-2000)
Alison Burrows ...
 Sandra Docherty (8 episodes, 1999-2000)
Alfie Robinson ...
 Baby Alfred (8 episodes, 1999)
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 Alexander Perry (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
Saira Todd ...
 Lisa Levene (7 episodes, 1999)
Ben Maguire ...
 Christian Hobbs (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
Juley McCann ...
 Siobhan Potter (6 episodes, 1999)
Sarah Jones ...
 Suzie Smith (6 episodes, 1999)
...
 Cameron Roberts (5 episodes, 1999)
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Two gay friends, Vince and Stuart, live on a cocktail of sex, drugs and clubbing. They are both 29, and Stuart is the type of guy who cops off every time he goes out. One night, he spots 15-year-old Nathan, and brings him back to his apartment where they make love. Now, Nathan is still after Stuart, but Stuart just thinks of Nathan as one in a long line of one night stands. Written by Anonymous

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The character of Vince is a Doctor Who fan - both creator/writer/producer Russell T. Davies and script editor Matt Jones are fans of Doctor Who (1963) and wrote spin-off novels for Virgin Publishing in the mid-1990s. Davies later became executive producer of Doctor Who (2005) and hired Jones to write for series two. See more »

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Stuart Alan Jones: Right do you want sex? Suppose I owe you a favour, come on then.
Nathan: I didn't do it for a shag.
Stuart Alan Jones: Nathan, that's all I've got to offer.
Nathan: How many men have had sex in here?
Stuart Alan Jones: 27 million.
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British more believable than America.

Down in Brasil, they aired the Portuguese dubbed US version of this show, and I hated it (and yes, I am male and attracted to guys). I just thought it was ugly, stereotypical and just a downright humorless gloom fest.

However, my friends showed me the UK version. I was hesitant at first, but I gave it a chanse. In fact, I love the UK version way much better than the USA version. Good acting, actual fleshed out characters, and some humor thrown in here and there (unlike the other one). Yeah, even thouhg some of the gay men here party and are sexually aroused, but this time they are more portrayed as humans and not stereotypes (and yes, in the UK, those are ACTUAL gay people, from what I heard).

Only if they air the show on Brasil TV and play it in Portuguese even.


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