Queer as Folk: Season 4, Episode 4

Escalating Violence (9 May 2004)

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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.

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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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Brian: Listen to me! Are you listening?
Ted: I'm listening.
Brian: You may be a pathetic drug addict who's lost everything; your dignity, your livelihood, your lover, your good name, the respect and trust of everyone you know...
Ted: No one gives a pep talk like you, Brian!
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Written by Bert Kalmar, Herbert Stothart and Harry Ruby
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Episode #4.4
9 May 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I may be alone here, but I really don't think that what Cody does is too much. A gun without bullets isn't more violent than a guy with a knife. And them getting out and making out to find homophobes isn't wrong either. They do what they should be doing without anyone being disgusted. Just hiding in their area until someone gets in trouble doesn't solve the problem.

I liked the social worker story line. I feel pretty bad for Debbie now. I think friends and family should be there for one even after they get a boyfriend. And it is great to see that the fight everyone thought would look bad for the social worker ended up giving them plus points.

Also happy to see Ted starting to work for Brian. In a way I was sad he will not go after his dream of being a singer, but since accounting is his bigger talent it is not such a bad choice. And I feel it can bring some more interesting stories.


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