October 04, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT


TV Show
Current Status
In Season
Ellen DeGeneres, Joely Fisher
Comedy, Gay and Lesbian

If Ellen Morgan does come out, maybe she’ll open the floodgates for other suspected closet cases.

— Chandler and Joey (Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc), Friends: They bicker, they sweet-talk, they pine for each other — if these guys aren’t more than Friends, then I’m Marcel’s uncle.

— Niles (David Hyde Pierce), Frasier: All those psychiatry classes and he still can’t figure it out?

— Richard (Malcolm Gets), Caroline in the City: The ultra-sensitive painter makes Niles look straight.

— Odo (Rene Auberjonois), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The ex-shape shifter should have come out of the closet as a gay man, a lesbian — heck, he could’ve been the dang closet!

— Superman (Dean Cain), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Forget Lois and The Daily Planet; we think this buff hunk should be working with Louis at The Advocate.

— Fran (Fran Drescher), The Nanny: We all know that she of the miniskirts and nasal retorts is from Queens; the secret could be that she is a queen. A drag queen.

— Kay Howard (Melissa Leo), Homicide: Life on the Street: Give this woman a reason for that wardrobe.

— The entire cast of Baywatch. Call it Gaywatch.

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