Was being literal too easy? Characters coded as queer have a history on screen as old as cinema itself. In some cases, the strategy's sometimes nefarious, often hilarious use and abuse created a legend — without ever statihg the obvious.
The Little Mermaid
Too Close for Comfort
Xena, Warrior Princess
Rebel Without a Cause
The Facts of Life
Ernie & Bert
Lost in Space (and every other villain Jonathan Harris played)
High School Musical
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