The series follows the lives of the residents of the small town of Rome, Wisconsin, where weird things happen, including cows’ udders exploding and a spate of people turning up dead in freezers. Why a transgendered teacher is weird, we’ll never know.
Notable Queer-Centric Episodes
- “Remembering Rosemary” – The investigation into a ten-year-old death reveals that a husband murdered his wife after discovering she was in love with another woman.
- “Pagentry” – A local rabbi takes the entire public school to court for presenting a Christmas pageant to the town (because the town of Rome happens to happens to be 50% Jewish). The repercussions reveal that a music teacher, who refuses to obey Judge Bone’s ruling not to bring on anymore Christmas pageants, isn’t really who she seems to be.
- “Sugar & Spice” – Kimberly exchanges intimate kisses with her friend Lisa Fenn, leading to questions about her sexuality. She turns to her biological mother, who had a lesbian relationship while in college.