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It has been said that friendship isn’t one big thing, it’s a million little things. That is certainly true for a group of friends from Boston who bonded under unexpected circumstances. Some have achieved success, others are struggling in their careers and relationships, but all of them feel stuck in life. After one dies of suicide unexpectedly, it’s just the wake-up call the others need to finally start living. Along the way, they discover that friends may be the one thing that can save them from themselves.
Queer Plotline Timeline
After three season with only two queer character (teenager Danny and Katherine’s office pal Carter), the show ramped up the queer stories starting with Season 4, Episode 2.
Notable Queer-Centric Episodes
- Season, 4, Episode 2 “Not the Plan” – After meeting famous actress Shanice Williamson, Katherine looks longingly at the little Champagne chair.
- Season, 4, Episode 3 “Game Night” – Katherine is more enthusiastic about her divorce party as soon as Shanice shows up. After Shanice confesses that she actually dated a woman after her divorce, laughter with soap-suds on the face and a long gaze ensue.
- Season, 4, Episode 4″ Pinocchio – Katherine is more enthusiastic about her divorce party as soon as Shanice shows up. After Shanice confesses that she actually dated a woman after her divorce, laughter with soap-suds on the face and a long gaze ensue.
- Season 4, Episode 5 “Crystal Clear” – Shanice calls Katherine to grab lunch without kids. Katherine says, “It’s a date.” Katherine is disappointed to find out Shanice has to go to Miami. About to kiss, they are interrupted by Katherine’s mom. Some processing about feelings leads to a brief kiss. Katherine decides to add “women” to her dating app profile.
- Season 4, Episode 7 “Stay” – Katherine preps for her first date with someone named Heather with the help of her gay office buddy. The date doesn’t go well, and who can blame Heather. Katherine confesses her poor handling of her high school friend Greta Strobe’s coming out. This leads to breaking out the yearbook and DMing Greta on something called, InstaYap.
- Season 4, Episode 9 “Any Way the Wind Blows” – Katherine continues to seek out her childhood BF, Greta Strobe, now a celebrity tattoo artist. They “reconnect.”
- Season 4, Episode 10 “Surprise” – Greta has a surprise that Katherine thinks is a deal-breaker. But is it? Eddie is surprised by something he sees.
- Season 4, Episode 11 “Piece of Cake” – How long can Katherine keep her new found attraction to women a secret?
- Season 4, Episode 12 “Little White Lies” – Theo’s chance encounter with Greta leads an honest conversation with his mom, Katherine. Theo has a typically GenZ reaction.
- Season 4, Episode 14 “School Ties” – Katherine and Greta attend their high school reunion. Katherine continues her coming out arc with a double shocker for her mom.
- Season 4, Episode 15 “Fingers Crossed” – This week on A Million Little Coming Out Stories, Katherine and Greta show up at game night.
- Season 4, Episode 16 “Lesson Learned” – Katherine and Greta and a UHaul?
- Season 4, Episode 17 “60 Minutes” – Eddy is surprised to find Greta making pancakes. Greta is surprised when Theo asks a question. Rome meets Maddox, a student in his documentary film class.
- Season 4, Episode 18 “Slipping” – Shanice is back with a special invite. Katherine continues to keep information from just about everyone while pushing Shanice to be authentic. Maddox gets pushback but not from his GenZ classmates.
- Season 4, Episode 19 “Out of Hiding” – Greta and Shanice both find out about how little Katherine seems to tell anyone. Aren’t they both getting tired of her lack of openness and constant apologizing (Team Shreta). Rome accepts Maddox and gives his parents pushback, even after learning he knows Maddox’s father.
- Season 4, Episode 20 “Just In Case” – Katherine mopes around to the point where Theo and her mom need to intervene. Rome continues to advocate for Maddox, modeling how teachers should support trans kids.