Queer As Folk (US)

The BEST seasons of Queer As Folk (US)

Every season ever - ranked by fan votes!

Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA.

Last Updated: 4/8/2022Network: Showtime
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Season 1
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8.44
48 votes

#1 - Season 1

First Aired 12/4/2000

Focusing on the loves, careers, ambitions and relationships of a group of gay men and women, "Queer As Folk" is the critically-acclaimed and controversial series everyone's been talking about. Follow the lives of Brian, Michael, Emmett, Ted and their friends in this compelling and graphically-realistic drama filled with strong dialogue, witty comedy, and provocatively sexual detail.

Season 2
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8.21
33 votes

#2 - Season 2

First Aired 1/7/2002

The second season of the groundbreaking and critically-acclaimed series continues to follow the lives of Brian, Michael, Justin, Emmett, Ted, Melanie and Lindsay and their friends, families and lovers. Emotions and passions swirl around this group of gay men and women as they deal with the struggles and joys of life and love. A compelling blend of graphic sexual scenes with strong dialogue and witty comedy, "Queer As Folk" remains a controversial yet provocative and ultimately intriguing drama.

Season 5
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7.90
21 votes

#3 - Season 5

First Aired 5/23/2005

The fifth season begins with Justin living in Hollywood indefinitely, causing Brian to turn his attention to a risky real estate investment, Babylon. His club-going lifestyle becomes an issue with Michael and Ben, who are considering a life in the suburbs. Melanie and Lindsay surprise everyone with the news of their split, and enter into an intense three-way battle with Michael over the custody of their daughter. And Ted fights aging with an extreme makeover.

Season 3
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7.88
24 votes

#4 - Season 3

First Aired 3/3/2003

Season three picks up where season two left off. Brian adjusts to his new life while Michael and Ben face the complexities of an HIV positive/negative relationship. Ted and Emmett discover that best friends can become lovers, but even with an extensive history between them, they’ve still got a lot to discover about each other. Melanie and Lindsay make a major decision that will impact the shape of their family.

Season 4
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7.19
21 votes

#5 - Season 4

First Aired 4/19/2004

The fourth season finds Brian, now broke and unemployed, attempting to rebuild his life. Michael returns to Pittsburgh to fight for custody of Hunter with Ben. Justin joins a vigilante group where he discovers his buried anger. Also, as Ted progresses into his sobriety, Emmett deals with the fallout from their breakup. And Melanie and Lindsay await the birth of their second child.