It was the groundbreaking kiss heard 'round the country. Fifteen years ago today, Dawson's Creek premiered the first ever male gay kiss on primetime television when Jack McPhee and his boyfriend Ethan shared a beautiful kiss on the season finale of the show. For the last several decades, television shows have featured gay characters in their casts. But Jack and Ethan's kiss wasn't the first homosexual kiss featured on TV. This honor belongs to another popular show for its time, LA Law, featuring the first televised lesbian kiss. But with so many years of theatre, film, and television shows featuring important homosexual characters, why did it take until the year to actually see a kiss between two men unfold onscreen?
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Acting Out is the 14th episode of the second season and 36th overall. The episode has been noted for featuring a kiss between two gay men Will and Jack , one of the firsts in network television history, albeit more of a political rather than romantic kiss. Karen gives Grace advise on how to control her new boyfriend's sappy behavior. Jack, Will and Grace tune in to watch a much awaited "first ever prime time network kiss between two gay men" in a TV series called Along Came You. However, the kiss was only implied and was not actually seen on-screen. This infuriates Jack who feels that it is sending a message that the way he lives his life is offensive. Will is considerably more forgiving until he realizes that the issue is important to Jack.
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Who had the first gay kiss on network TV? Characters names and show name please. It's to solve an arguement so guesses won't help.
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