Five Reasons to Follow The Following

From the gay to the gory, here are reasons to check out Fox's new show The Following.

BY Christopher Rudolph

January 21 2013 7:01 AM ET

4. In the pilot episode you are introduced to Sarah, the girl who escaped Joe Carroll’s killer clutches 10 years ago. She confides in her gay best friend neighbor and his boyfriend, who end up playing a surprising role in the overall mythology of the series. Aside from Jack in Dawson’s Creek, Williamson rarely includes gay characters in his stories, so this is significant since this couple looks to be pivotal players in the serial killer’s plans.
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