Queer as Folk (2000–2005)
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Escalating Violence 

Justin finds Cody becoming too violent; Brian hires Ted at his new agency; Mel struggles with an important case; Hunter's social worker arrives unannounced.


Kevin Inch


Del Shores (teleplay), Ron Cowen (story) | 7 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Clunie ... Melanie Marcus
Robert Gant ... Professor Ben Bruckner
Thea Gill ... Lindsay Peterson
Gale Harold ... Brian Kinney
Randy Harrison ... Justin Taylor
Scott Lowell ... Ted Schmidt
Peter Paige ... Emmett Honeycutt
Hal Sparks ... Michael Novotny
Sharon Gless ... Debbie Novotny
Jack Wetherall Jack Wetherall ... Vic Grassi
Harris Allan ... James 'Hunter' Montgomery
Mitch Morris ... Cody Bell
Stephanie Moore ... Cynthia
Dave Lantaigne Dave Lantaigne ... Tommy
Fredy Basri Fredy Basri ... Jordan


Now Michael and Ben are officially filing for foster care over Hunter, the kid's foul language and shameless attitude, even parading in his undershorts at any hour, worry Mikey, who even tries his hand, corrected by Ben, at flower arranging when reading a social worker may turn up at any time for a surprise visit. Alas his own ma Deb's excessive, bossy mothering all the time, compensating uncle Vic's moving out precisely to enjoy some privacy with his lover, builds up additional stress constantly, till it erupts in an embarrassing shouting match while the social worker is let in by Hunter in Y-fronts; fortunately she recognizes a row in a loving family from experience. Emmett finds living with the lesbian couple hasn't nearly enough pros to compensate for the lack of privacy which drives him and his pick-ups to the nastier places in town, even trying Hunter's whore-experienced advise. Mel was confident to get Jennette and Anna custody, but then a gay-bashing judge is assigned to the ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

9 May 2004 (USA) See more »

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Cowlip Productions See more »
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Preacher: It was so good to have you young men in our service tonight.
Justin: It was *very* inspiring.
Preacher: Give God the glory.
Cody Bell: Mind if I ask you a question, Pastor?
Preacher: Please.
Cody Bell: This book
[holds up Bible]
Cody Bell:
  • you have to believe all of it, not just some of it, right?

Preacher: That's right.
Cody Bell: So... do you like shrimp?
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