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Season 1

Brian becomes a father with Lindsay and deals with his father's death; Justin falls in love with Brian and comes out to his parents; Michael deals with his long-unrequited feelings for Brian by dating Dr. David; Ted falls for Blake, a meth addict; Lindsay and Melanie become first-time parents; Emmett tries to go straight.

Episode #101
Episode 1: Episode #101

Original Air Date: Jul 1, 2001

Brian picks up a teenager, Justin Taylor (Randy Harrison), but rebuffs the boy's attempts to see him again, on the same night that Brian also learns that Lindsay and Melanie have had a baby boy, Gus, and are planning a bris without consulting him.

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Episode #102
Episode 2: Episode #102

Original Air Date: Aug 12, 2001

Michael stays in the closet at work and struggles with hidden feelings of jealousy over Brian's new relationship with Justin.

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Episode #103
Episode 3: Episode #103

Original Air Date: Dec 10, 2000

Michael talks Brian into attending the bris that Lindsay and Melanie are having for his son, Gus, while Justin attempts to make himself noticed at Babylon, and Michael runs into a coworker on the street near some gay bars. Meanwhile, Ted gets lucky with a guy who at first rejects his advances.

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Episode #104
Episode 4: Episode #104

Original Air Date: Dec 17, 2000

While Ted lies in a drug-induced coma, Brian learns he's named the executor of his friend's living will, Justin's mother suspects the truth about her son's sexuality, and Michael and Emmett try to remove incriminating evidence from Ted's apartment - and discover Ted's longtime crush on Michael.

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Episode #105
Episode 5: Episode #105

Original Air Date: Jan 7, 2001

Michael fends off the romantic interest of a female coworker who doesn't know he's gay and instead dates a handsome chiropractor, while Brian is propositioned by a potentially lucrative client of his firm, and Justin struggles to repair his fractured relationship with his mother, Jennifer (Sherry Miller).

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Episode #106
Episode 6: Episode #106

Original Air Date: Jan 21, 2001

Michael's new chiropractor boyfriend gets into a tug of war with Brian over Michael, as Ted recovers from his O.D. by dating Roger, a stable but overweight chorus director, and Justin meets Lindsay, who is impressed with his artwork.

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Episode #107
Episode 7: Episode #107

Original Air Date: Jan 28, 2001

Justin's father learns he's gay and forbids him to see Brian, while Brian continues to stew over Michael's new relationship. After Justin's father tries to run Brian off the road, he decides to send his son away to school.

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Episode #108
Episode 8: Episode #108

Original Air Date: Feb 4, 2001

Kicked out of his house and taunted at school, Justin moves in with the extremely reluctant Brian, who test-drives a Jeep through a showroom window when a salesman makes homophobic remarks. Meanwhile, Michael goes on a date with his coworker in order to secure a promotion, but feels guilty for being dishonest.

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Episode #109
Episode 9: Episode #109

Original Air Date: Feb 11, 2001

Emmett meets a cyberspace friend in person, Michael prepares to meet David's more sophisticated friends at a dinner party, and Brian wrestles with the choice of whether to give up his parental rights of baby Gus.

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Episode #110
Episode 10: Episode #110

Original Air Date: Feb 18, 2001

During a road trip to New York to retrieve a runaway Justin, Michael makes a momentous decision about his future with David. In the meantime, Melanie and Lindsay's financial situation brings their relationship troubles over custody of baby Gus to a head.

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Episode #111
Episode 11: Episode #111

Original Air Date: Feb 25, 2001

Brian throws a gala surprise thirtieth birthday party for Michael, who is newly single, but Brian makes a scene when he outs Michael to his smitten coworker. Ted and Emmett decide to get HIV tests together, but Emmett receives a troubling response from the doctor's office, as Michael visits David to beg for a second chance.

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Episode #112
Episode 12: Episode #112

Original Air Date: Mar 4, 2001

Brian tries without success to replace Michael's friendship, while Michael faces problems upon his move-in with David, and Emmett attends a meeting for those wishing to "convert" from gay to straight lifestyles.

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Episode #113
Episode 13: Episode #113

Original Air Date: Mar 11, 2001

After getting involved with a coworker, Brian refuses his plea for assistance in the workplace. Melanie is unfaithful and Lindsay sends her packing, while Michael and Ted try to convince Emmett that the group he's joined with the promise of making him straight is no good for him, to no avail.

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Episode #114
Episode 14: Episode #114

Original Air Date: Mar 18, 2001

Brian's sexual harassment lawsuit comes to an interesting conclusion thanks to a helping hand from Justin, while Michael and David confront the half-truths in their relationship, and Emmett takes the next painful step in his "rehabilitation" into heterosexuality.

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Episode #115
Episode 15: Episode #115

Original Air Date: Apr 1, 2001

Ted meets an old crush who's now into leather and considers loosening up in order to get involved with someone, while Michael and David host the latter's teenage son, and Brian baby-sits Gus for the weekend - but gets some disturbing news about his own father's health.

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Episode #116
Episode 16: Episode #116

Original Air Date: Apr 8, 2001

Michael and Dr. David disagree about finances; a strange Frenchman moves in with Lindsay and Gus, causing a stir; Justin is suspended.

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Episode #117
Episode 17: Episode #117

Original Air Date: Apr 15, 2001

David and Michael host a high-society fundraiser, but Michael excludes the gang; Lindsay and Guillaume prepare for the big day; Justin continues to be harassed at school.

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Episode #118
Episode 18: Episode #118

Original Air Date: Apr 22, 2001

Justin faces a crisis when he must choose which college to enter: the art school he desperately wants to attend, or Dartmouth, which will please his father; Michael and David's flirtations with infidelity are revealed; Ted allows a strung-out Blake to move into his condo.

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Episode #119
Episode 19: Episode #119

Original Air Date: Apr 29, 2001

Brian deals poorly with his conflicting emotions when his father passes away, while Justin goes all the way with a female friend, and Ted reconciles with Blake - then begins dealing with his lover's drug addiction.

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Episode #120
Episode 20: Episode #120

Original Air Date: Jun 10, 2001

Who will be crowned King of Babylon? An innocent trip to the mall lands Vic in jail; Brian is beaten at his own game.

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Episode #121
Episode 21: Episode #121

Original Air Date: Jun 17, 2001

Brian and Michael face major life changes when each is offered the chance to get out of Pittsburgh for greener pastures; Vic devises a legal strategy against the false charges lodged against him; Blake lands a respectable job.

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Episode #122
Episode 22: Episode #122

Original Air Date: Jun 24, 2001

Michael and David prepare for their move to Portland as Brian turns thirty, while Ted finally faces the truth about Blake, and Justin attends his prom with Daphne, where the couple is in for a big surprise.

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5 Seasons, 83 Episodes

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  • Season 5

    The gang fight against Proposition 14, an anti-gay initiative; Babylon gets bombed and Michael nearly loses his life; Justin and Brian contemplate a future together; Mel and Lindsay reunite.

    Season 5
  • Season 4

    Brian gets testicular cancer; Justin and Michael's comic book takes off; Ted goes to rehab; Emmett dates a pro football player; Melanie and Lindsay separate.

    Season 4
  • Season 3

    Brian works on the mayoral campaign of a conservative; Michael and Ben adopt an HIV-positive teen; Emmett and Ted's relationship falls apart due to Ted's drug addiction.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Justin gets gay bashed; Michael and Justin start a comic book; Michael starts seeing Ben, and HIV-positive man; Lindsay and Mel get married; Ted starts his own business.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Brian confronts his father's death; Justin falls in love with Brian; Michael dates Dr. David; Ted falls for a Meth addict; Lindsay and Melanie become parents; Emmett tries to go straight.

    Season 1
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