Queer as Folk (2000–2005)
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Accentuate the Positive 

Michael decides to win Ben back, no matter how much Brian and Debbie are against the union; Ted tries Viagra; Brian's new man turns out to be his mother's priest.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Wetherall ...
Rev. Tom Butterfield
Lynne Deragon ...
Joanie Kinney
Todd Nadeau ...
Justin's Partner
Kirsten Kieferle ...


Michael fights to get Ben back in his life - he has to prove he can handle the HIV positive situation. Brian is introduced to his mother's minister - but they've already met (not in church). Ted has a really hard time dealing with some performance enhancing drugs. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance



Release Date:

10 March 2002 (USA)  »

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Hal Sparks, who plays Michael, can actually sing in real life and is a member of a band and competed on Celebrity Duets in 2006. See more »


Emmett: That was so moving! Wasn't that moving?
Brian: Like a case of dysentery.
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Episode #2.9
25 March 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Michael is now back with Ben. I liked how they showed in this episode him chasing Ben to show how much he loves him. I expected it to take longer, but I am glad they didn't do it. It is better to just see their relationship develop

The story of Brian and his mother was very touching. I liked their scene in the church together when he decides not to tell her about the minister. I am glad he didn't, his selfish wish to destroy this men's life was a bit disgusting. But I loved how he didn't do it because religion is one thing that his mother feels comfort in and destroying it for her would be messing up a lot in her life

Ted and his Viagra story was a riot. Made me laugh so much, especially when he is all excited that the guy in the bar made him go soft.

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