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Irritation and Separation 

Brian participates in the Liberty Ride; Hunter tells Callie about his status; Emmett is unsure about his affair with Drew; Mel and Lindsay contemplate a separation.



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Callie Leeson
Kim Bourne ...
Amber Morgan-Leeson


As the doctor finds Brian in satisfactory condition, he gives him advice 'being past 21' to take it easy. Emmet is feeling down when huge Brown underwear pictures of his latest dream-guy are posted everywhere. He's delighted when 'Drewsie' unexpectedly returns to him. However, kissing in the VIPs jeep 'to escape fan hordes' while Drew's wife, Sierra, is none the wiser, doesn't agree with Emmet's hard-conquered up-front lifestyle and demands that Drew makes a choice. Bi-sexual Hunter presently has the hots for Callie, tells her he is HIV-positive but still has protected sex; her parents read her secret diary and march over to scold him, Mikey and Ben. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Romance



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4 July 2004 (USA)  »

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Drew Boyd, the liar
20 January 2008 | by (Long Island, New York) – See all my reviews

Episode 412 "Unless they lowered the drinking age to five, I could sure use a scotch." ~Lindsay

This was a fun episode, with a few absolutely spectacular scenes and several somewhat uninteresting ones. Well, that is to say just about as uninteresting as Queer as Folk can get, and that's not very much. I'm so glad that the writers finally delved into relationship territory with Emmett and Drew. The fantasy sequence was this episode's best to offer, and it was absolutely splendid. I really believed it was real at first, but then Emmett's hopes are basically shattered. Drew would rather live a lie than just tell the truth. And that's because he hasn't even accepted himself as being gay yet (or, more likely, bisexual.) He refuses to admit his sexuality most of the time, so his relationship with Emmett was bound to fall apart. Justin and Brian have some amazing scenes together. The lighting during the exercises was fantastic and leaved the viewer with a bizarre feeling of Babylon. Brian continues pushing himself hard. This episode gives birth to one of Brian and Justin's best sex scenes, or at least "in the top five." Hunter and Callie fell apart, but something tells me there is more to the relationship. Overall a very solid installment to the extraordinary season four.

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