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Rick and Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple

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About the show

TV2 comedy series Rick And Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple In All The World follows the Lego-looking characters Rick and Steve, and their fabulous life in West Lahunga beach.

The story revolves around Rick and Steve, who have been in a long-term relationship for seven years. They live with their sometimes magical cat, Pussy, in a fabulously decorated double-income-no-children home. The insults fly, nothing goes unspoken, and the ugly, bitter truth about domestic bliss never looked so cute and out of place.

Rick's lifelong lesbian friend Kirsten has asked him to be the father of her child. There's just one catch - Kirsten's wife Dana and Rick's husband Steve are mortal enemies. It started one day when Steve had an accident with Dana's hair (who knew patchouli oil was so flammable)?

Steve's best friend and bad influence is Chuck, a bitter old queen who is outspoken, HIV positive, and confined to a wheelchair. Chuck's partner of four years is Evan, a feisty 19-year-old club kid who never sleeps. Together, they're the "other couple" that Rick and Steve do couple things with, like gay cruises and potluck dinners.
Despite their differences, these three couples are there for each other through ugly and uglier. They're each other's chosen family and though they may bicker, bite, cheat, and occasionally attempt manslaughter, at the end of the day they're still family. This makes surviving the cute, plastic, gay and unforgiving world of West Lahunga Beach a little easier.

Rick And Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple In All The World is created by Q Allen Brocka and stars the voices of Alan Cumming (Spiceworld, Spy Kids), Peter Paige (Queer As Folk), Wilson Cruz (Party Of Five) and comedian Margaret Cho, with music from the creators of Avenue Q.

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