Queer as Folk: Season 1, Episode 15

The Ties That Bind (1 Apr. 2001)

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Michael and Dr. David disagree about finances; a strange Frenchman moves in with Lindsay and Gus causing a stir; Justin is suspended from school.



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Michael and Dr. David disagree about finances; a strange Frenchman moves in with Lindsay and Gus causing a stir; Justin is suspended from school.

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The bank teller can't know which check numbers have NOT yet cleared simply by viewing Michael's statement on the bank's computer. He would have to see Michael's checkbook register too in order to make the comparison. See more »

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Powerful and Moving
15 December 2007 | by (Long Island, New York) – See all my reviews

"You said it was an alliance? What better way for them to come together?" ~Brian

While this episode does have a lot going on with every character for once and is sometimes a little too cluttered, it was just incredible. Randy Harrison finally has his time to shine here as Justin when the kids at school and the teachers continue calling him names. He teams up with Daphne after some big words of encouragement from Deb to form a GSA, or Gay/Straight Student Alliance. There are quite a few amazing scenes, my favorite being the pitch for the GSA that Brian gives Justin while the both of them are completely naked. Lindsay and Melanie finally talk again, but there are more problems than it first appears. Also, Michael and David go through problems when Michael gets angry at David for paying for everything. Once again a great soundtrack and a great ending, Queer as Folk just keeps getting better and better.

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