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The lives and loves of a group of gay friends living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
...  Melanie Marcus 83 episodes, 2000-2005
...  Lindsay Peterson 83 episodes, 2000-2005
...  Brian Kinney 83 episodes, 2000-2005
...  Justin Taylor 83 episodes, 2000-2005
...  Ted Schmidt 83 episodes, 2000-2005
...  Emmett Honeycutt 83 episodes, 2000-2005
...  Michael Novotny 83 episodes, 2000-2005
...  Debbie Novotny 79 episodes, 2000-2005
...  Professor Ben Bruckner 55 episodes, 2002-2005
Jack Wetherall ...  Vic Grassi 48 episodes, 2000-2004
Diane Higgins ...  Passerby 37 episodes, 2000-2005
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Based on the British series of the same name, Showtime's 'Queer as Folk' presents the American version. Following the lives of five gay men in Pittsburgh, 'Queer as Folk' is a riveting drama full of sex, drugs, adventure, friendship and love. Although the creators of 'Queer as Folk' wanted to present an honest depiction of gay life, it is by no means a comprehensive depiction. In addition to the usual sexual escapades and relationships of the five friends, the show explores critical gay political and health issues. Written by Anna <dimenxia@yahoo.com>

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Quench your insatiable desire for queer TV. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

3 December 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Q.A.F.  »

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Runtime:

(83 episodes)

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(as Dolby Surround) (2.0) (Season 1)| (5.1 surround) (Seasons 2-5)

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Peter Paige (Emmet) auditioned for the role of Ted. After he auditioned he politely asked to read for the role of Emmet. The casting directors were so stunned by his performance that they asked him which role he would rather play when he came back to audition for the producers. See more »

Goofs

When filming outdoor daytime street scenes, the observant view will notice the cars driving around with headlights. As of 1989 in Ontario all cars manufactured after this time must have automatic daytime running lights. See more »

Quotes

Emmett: [talking to himself] Emm, don't be such a scaredy queen. No-one's stalking you. Why would anybody stalk you? Just because you're on the Channel 5 news, and everybody adores the Queer Guy. And of course there is the undeniable fact that you have an awesome ass.
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Crazy Credits

"Queer As Folk is a celebration of the lives and passions of a group of gay friends. It is not meant to reflect all of gay society." See more »

Connections

Referenced in 2005 Glitter Awards (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Spunk
(Main Title Theme)
Written by Don Pyle & Andrew Zealley
Performed by Greek Buck
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the world's BEST show!
25 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

this show is AMAZING!! i love the characters and the actors who portray them! my favorites are justin (randy harrison) and brian (gale harold) because they make the best couple on the planet! they should get married in real life! that would make me happy! anyway, i never get bored with any of the episodes, and it's funny yet serious at the same time. that's why this show is so amazing, it's the humor and the story. just basically everything about this show is pure AMAZINGNESS! i have to thank my best friend for showing it to me. it has brought nothing but joy into my life. seriously, queer as folk has to be the #1 show in the world and to the cast and crew...I WORSHIP YOU!!!! ;-)


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