Queer as Folk: Season 2, Episode 7

The Leper (Hath the Babe Not Eyes?) (17 Feb. 2002)

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Michael decides to keep seeing Ben, despite Brian and Debbie vehement protests; Emmett starts acting like a star; Mel and Lindsay ask Lindsay's parents for cash.

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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 website is swelling Emmett's ego. Written by Anonymous

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Lindsay's parents names are Ron and Nancy and they are waiting for George and Barbara (with whom they're going to play tennis with). It was revealed in an earlier that Lindsay was a Democrat. See more »

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When Ben and Michael walk into Babylon, they stop for a second as confetti starts to fall. In the next shot, neither has confetti on them nor in the following shots. See more »

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Brian: Fuck yourself.
Justin: What...?
Brian: You stupid little twat, -never- let anyone fuck you without a condom.
Justin: You're not just "anyone."
Brian: Yeah, I'm sure that's what Ben thought about the guy who infected him.
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References Sunset Blvd. (1950) See more »

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My Heart Belongs to Daddy
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Written by Cole Porter
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Entertaining to the MAX!
28 December 2007 | by (Long Island, New York) – See all my reviews

"I knew how to put a condom on a cucumber before I knew how to drive!" ~Michael

This episode was filled with some interesting moments and exchanges between characters, like Ted and Emmett's first real big "fight", and it was especially paradoxical to see the way Debbie acted when she found out that Michael was dating someone who was HIV-positive. She was always so supportive of every little thing that Michael did and said that it came as a real shocker when she seemed so upset. Brian and Lindsay have quite a few good scenes together, and the party scene where Justin and everyone are going crazy because of the spiked punch when all of a sudden Lindsay's parents come in was hysterically funny. I loved seeing Lindsay finally stick up to her parents after all that she's been through. As always, the exchanges between Justin and Brian were pure gold, and Michael and Ben just seem perfect together. Not the best episode in the world, but I did like it a lot.


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