A Timeline Of Television’s Same-Sex Weddings

Monday, January 9 by

The Simpsons – “There’s Something About Marrying”

Airdate: February 20, 2005

After Bart and Milhouse cause Springfield to be ranked as the worst tourist location in the country, Mayor Quimby legalizes same-sex marriage. Hundreds of gay couples flock to Springfield where Homer proclaims he will marry anyone to anything in exchange for $200. In this episode, Marge’s sister Patty comes out of the closet announcing she’d like to marry a pro golfer named Veronica.

Six Feet Under — “Everyone’s Waiting”

Airdate: August 21, 2005

An episode that peers into the future reveals that David and Keith get married at some point. Still can’t decide what a better name for this couple is: Keith David or David Keith.

The L Word – “Legend in the Making”

Airdate: January 7, 2007

Shane leaves Carmen at the altar in this season premiere for fear that she’ll ruin her life. Note that an excellent way to not ruin someone’s life is to marry them as planned.

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