The cliche of ‘kiss for sweeps week!’ pretty much was invented here. The NBC legal series broke ground and started a trend to use lesbians as a publicity stunt. It was the first same-sex kiss on television and there was a claim it was to make CJ more interesting… Sure. If being interesting means being written off.
Notable Queer-Centric Episodes
- “He’s a Crowd.” – CJ kisses Abby
- “Speak, Lawyers for Me” – A transgender model sues her company for firing her
- “The Nut Before Christmas” – CJ’s ex is being sued for custody for being a lesbian