One of the thing that drives me the most bonkers about period TV is when the attitudes of the current time period shoehorn themselves into the story, through characters or dialogue or even just the camera winking at us. That scene was hard to watch but it felt spot on for her character. There was that moment in the hospital where Arthie talks to Sam about quitting med school because that was something her parents wanted, not her. So how is it that in 10 seasons of The Big Bang Theorynot a single lead or recurring character has been queer? Despite a revolving door of supervisory special agents tracking down the worst of the worst criminals, the series has never had an LGBT regular or recurring character, which seems absurd. But the series, which stars Rae and Yvonne Orji as something best friends navigating career, dating, and friendship in Los Angeles, seems ripe for a queer character. But the series, set in the s and starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as deep-cover sleeper agents, has failed in its five seasons to produce a single LGBT character.
Since its ostensible lead, Thomas Gibson, left the show last year after some questionable behavior on set, the network introduced several new characters to spice things up, and none of them worked.
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Bash winds up proposing to Rhonda and they have an on-the-spot marriage ceremony. The second season is streaming now on Netflix. One of the thing that drives me the most bonkers about period TV is when the attitudes of the current time period shoehorn themselves into the story, through characters or dialogue or even just the camera winking at us. What do you hope happens for them in Season Three? I thought the whole being physically uncomfortable in a gay club and washing down his entire house was all gonna be internalized homophobia and he would figure out he was gay. Despite being labeled as merely a recurring character, TV producer Bash Howard also wrestled with his own personal demons in a big way this year, hinting at a remarkable evolution for his character in Season 3. The science of why human breasts are so big.