Background Queers TV Shows (


The queers are there, but only in the background, and serve no purpose to the plot. They could be replaced with a lamp.

1st & Ten

The comical exploits of the “California Bulls” (a fictional professional football team) and the organization’s players.

Airdates: 1984 - 1991

3Below: Tales of Arcadia

A pair of teenage royals and their bodyguard escape from their home planet and try to blend in on Earth.

Airdates: 2018 - 2019


Being sixteen in Canada isn’t all that fun.

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Airdates: 2004 - 2010

A Series of Unfortunate Events skull-crossbones

You should spend fifteen minutes doing anything other than reading this page, especially when there are only queers mentioned, never seen.

Airdates: 2017 - 2019

After the Beep

A series based on thirtyish Jo, who hates her life, her job, her mother and sister.

Airdates: 1996

American Housewife

A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.

Airdates: 2016 - 2021

An Unexpected Christmas

A speech writer makes a deal with his ex-girlfriend to pretend they’re a couple to save his family’s Christmas. It’s not long before both the ruse and their feelings catch up with them.

Airdates: 2021

Anna Pihl

A policewoman, who is doing her best at the job, but struggles to be there for her son.

Airdates: 2006 - 2008


The lives and loves of young professionals working for an internet start-up.

Airdates: 2000 - 2002


Set from 1996, Danny Kelly is a talented swimmer who attends a prestigious Melbourne private school on a sporting scholarship.

Airdates: 2016

Being Human (US)

Three twenty-somethings share a house and try to live a normal life despite being a ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire.

Airdates: 2011 - 2014


A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance.

Airdates: 2016 - 2023