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Season 2

Brian becomes a hero when he saves Justin from a traumatic gay bashing; Justin begins art school and starts a gay comic book with Michael; Michael enters a relationship with Ben, an HIV-positive man; Emmett has a relationship with a wealthy man; Lindsay and Mel get married; Ted starts his own business.

Episode #201
Episode 1: Episode #201

Original Air Date: Jan 6, 2002

Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after his bashing, Justin can't remember the fateful night - and Brian can't forget it. Lindsay pops the question to Melanie at her sister's wedding. Michael returns to Pittsburgh just as Chris Hobbs is sentenced.

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Episode #202
Episode 2: Episode #202

Original Air Date: Jan 13, 2002

Justin is unable to process Chris Hobbs' attack, or to accept physical contact, despite Brian's best efforts. Ted is fired for surfing porn at work. Michael and Emmett take jobs as naked waiters. This time, it's Melanie who proposes to Lindsay.

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Episode #203
Episode 3: Episode #203

Original Air Date: Jan 20, 2002

Ted's favorite author, Howard Bellweather, protests Brian's Hero Award while collecting his own, Emmett works for men who are similar to the politically correct characters of the fabulous new gay TV drama, "Gay as Blazes," and Michael wants to reconnect with Brian at a comic-book convention.

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Episode #204
Episode 4: Episode #204

Original Air Date: Jan 27, 2002

Brian, Michael, Justin, Emmett, Ted, Lindsay, Melanie and Debbie all overcome various obstacles to show their PRIDE in Pittsburgh's annual parade.

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Episode #205
Episode 5: Episode #205

Original Air Date: Feb 3, 2002

As a result of his gay bashing, Justin loses the motor skills necessary to succeed in art school, and is forced to drop out, while Michael decides to quit his job at the Big Q and risk everything to buy a comic-book store. Meanwhile, Ted becomes an entrepreneur as well, ditching his new accounting job to start his own porno website.

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Episode #206
Episode 6: Episode #206

Original Air Date: Feb 10, 2002

Justin and Brian renegotiate their relationship; Lindsay is disgusted by Ted's new business, which is flourishing thanks to Emmett; one of Michael's first customers could be the love of his life. Meanwhile, Melanie shares a dirty little secret.

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Episode #207
Episode 7: Episode #207

Original Air Date: Feb 17, 2002

Despite the objections of his friends and family, Michael decides to continue dating HIV-positive Ben. Emmett's ego is swelled by the success of Ted's porn web site, while Lindsay and Melanie struggle to get Lindsay's parents to cough up some money for their wedding.

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Episode #208
Episode 8: Episode #208

Original Air Date: Mar 3, 2002

Michael tries to forget Ben by dating again, while Justin has an encounter with somebody closer to his own age than Brian, and Emmett is surprised when he meets his secret admirer.

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Episode #209
Episode 9: Episode #209

Original Air Date: Mar 10, 2002

Michael fights to get Ben back into his life, but first he must prove that he can handle the HIV-positive situation, while Brian is introduced to his mother's minister - a man he's already met in very different circumstances.

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Episode #210
Episode 10: Episode #210

Original Air Date: Mar 17, 2002

As Michael mourns the death of his favorite comic-book superhero, Debbie discovers a real-life murder victim, Emmett helps George to have fun, and Melanie and Lindsay find inspiration in the pages of a grandmother's secret letters.

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Episode #211
Episode 11: Episode #211

Original Air Date: Mar 31, 2002

Lindsay and Melanie's wedding day approaches despite numerous obstacles and the hostility of the zodiac, but Brian has won two tickets to the Miami White Party (which falls on the same weekend), and Emmett has finally saved enough money for the buttocks-enhancement surgery he's always wanted.

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Episode #212
Episode 12: Episode #212

Original Air Date: Apr 7, 2002

Michael is shocked to learn that his new boyfriend Ben once slept with Brian, while Ted gets a shot at acceptance by Pittsburgh's elite "A-Gays," and Debbie probes the case of a dead boy found behind her diner, impressing a local detective.

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Episode #213
Episode 13: Episode #213

Original Air Date: Apr 14, 2002

Popular Pittsburgh drag queen Divina Devore comes back to town bearing an uncanny resemblance to Michael; Justin pays the bills by dancing at Babylon, while Melanie and Lindsay enlist Brian's aid in getting Gus accepted into a good preschool.

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Episode #214
Episode 14: Episode #214

Original Air Date: Apr 28, 2002

Justin's dancing gig proves so lucrative that he begins neglecting his studies, while Emmett embarks on a short-lived around-the-world adventure with George, and Michael struggles to accept his mom's new relationship with a police detective.

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Episode #215
Episode 15: Episode #215

Original Air Date: May 5, 2002

Michael and Justin begin collaborating on a comic book idea but their success provokes jealousy in Brian. Emmett is ejected from George's funeral, while Melanie and Lindsay accept a new houseguest: Melanie's ex, to whom Lindsay is secretly attracted.

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Episode #216
Episode 16: Episode #216

Original Air Date: May 12, 2002

Michael puts together a surprise birthday party for the very reluctant Ben, while Justin (whose birthday is the same day) meets a potential new suitor in the romantic musician Ethan; Ted keeps his porn profession secret from his new lover, Luke.

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Episode #217
Episode 17: Episode #217

Original Air Date: May 26, 2002

Brian is forced to cancel vacation plans with Justin when his company is sold to a new owner; Emmett discovers that George bequeathed him ten million dollars, while Melanie and Lindsay deal with their lackluster love life.

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Episode #218
Episode 18: Episode #218

Original Air Date: Jun 2, 2002

Justin reconsiders his definition of true romance after spending time with street musician Ethan, while Ben's illness worsens and takes a toll on Michael; Emmett prepares to battle George's family over his estate.

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Episode #219
Episode 19: Episode #219

Original Air Date: Jun 9, 2002

Ted discovers he's become immune to the power of porn thanks to the complicated issues of running his racy web site, while Debbie challenges some homophobic cops to a bowling showdown, Melanie and Lindsay try to get houseguest Leda to finally leave, and Michael wrestles with telling Brian about Justin's new romance with Ethan.

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Episode #220
Episode 20: Episode #220

Original Air Date: Jun 16, 2002

On the eve of their new comic book's debut, Justin and Michael face personal crises: the former must choose between Brian and Ethan, while the latter must decide whether or not to allow a recovered Ben to pursue his dream of studying in a Tibetan monastery for six months. Meanwhile, Ted considers confessing his true feelings to Emmett.

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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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