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Nick is unable to accept Roger, who decides to come out and press charges even though he will lose his military career.
Hunter (Fred Dryer) figures out that detective Valerie Foster (Laura Johnson), investigating the murders of a millionaire and his son, actually plotted the murders with her lover Casey (Philece Sampler), the millionaire's wife.
In the first instance, it was rare that the gay character would ever make another appearance.
A television producer (Stuart Margolin), the network censor (Lee Wallace) and attorney Tucker Kerwin (Martin Short) consult with a gay activist (Richard Brestoff) to see if the gay community would be offended by the line "queer as a three-dollar bill".
Crockett (Don Johnson) and Tubbs (Philip Michael Thomas) join forces with the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms ...
including Crockett's old partner and former friend, Evan Freed (William Russ).
In the final moments of the episode Matlock (Andy Griffith) tells the court that the mysterious and elusive murderer Helen Shelly is really a cross-dressing male strip club worker suffering from "identity confusion."Todd (Richard Joseph Paul) comes out after his friends find a gay magazine in his desk.
Homophobic bartender Frank (Ken Kercheval) believes he has contracted AIDS from gay waiter Joel (Leigh Mc Closkey), who is HIV-negative.A Boston politician (Michael Brandon) checks into St. He admits privately that he has had sexual encounters with men in the recent past.The first American medical drama to deal with the pandemic.Frank's wife assumes Frank is sleeping with men and his son (Doug Savant) assumes he is an IV drug user. Army officer Nick Hauser (Jan-Michael Vincent) learns that fellow officer Roger Gage (Boyd Gaines) is gay after Roger is bashed.The same gang later attacks Nick and bellhop Dave (Michael Spound) and Nick beats them.
With the onset of the AIDS epidemic, American television episodes with LGBT themes sometimes featured LGBT characters, especially gay men, as a way for series to address the epidemic. Sitcoms would occasionally broach the subject, but for the most part followed the pattern that had developed during the 1970s, with episodes following one of a handful of plot devices: a character close to a lead character would unexpectedly come out, forcing the characters to confront their own issues with homosexuality; a lead character is mistaken for gay; a lead character pretends to be gay; or, less frequently, a recurring character from the series comes out.