All Episodes of Out With Dad

 

All episodes of Out With Dad, right here, in one place. Click the titles below, to link to the episode’s original page. If you love Out With Dad and want to see more episodes produced, please consider contributing to our third season budget: outwithdad.com/contribute

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Season One

1.01 “Rose with Vanessa”

Premiered: July 8, 2010

The premiere episode of Out With Dad. 15 year old Rose (Kate Conway) and her best friend Vanessa (Lindsey Middleton), find out that sometimes first kisses don’t turn out exactly how we expect.

This episode features the song “Half Light” by Lara Martin.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


1.02 “Out To Lunch”

Premiered: July 22, 2010

Nathan (Will Conlon) wants to learn how to help Rose. First thing he learns is that friends are more reliable than the Internet. Meanwhile, Kenny (Corey Lof) encourages Rose (Kate Conway) to make amends with Vanessa (Lindsey Middleton) even if it means being an “asshole”.

This episode contains the song “Heroes” by Dan Beausoleil

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


1.03 “Movie Night with Dad”

Premiered: August 5, 2010

Vanessa (Lindsey Middleton) tries to force Rose (Kate Conway) into explaining herself, but an encounter on the subway is more clarifying. Nathan (Will Conlon) continues to try to reach out to Rose in ways even his subconscious finds embarrassing.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


1.04 “Party Out”

Premiered: August 19, 2010

Ingredients for a high school party: a parentless basement, mood lighting, a fool dancing, someone crying in the bathroom.

This episode features the songs:
“Steady Beating Drum” by Lara Martin
“Side Swept” by Late July
“Time is Wasting” by Dan Beausoleil


1.05 “Blind Date with Nathan”

Premiered: September 2, 2010

Nathan (Will Conlon) is out on a blind date with Angela (Kelly Marie-Murtha).

This episode features the song “Insomnia” by Trio Arjento.


1.06 “Tea with Dad”

Premiered: September 9, 2010

Nothing like a spot of tea to make everything better. The conclusion of Rose & Nathan’s nights out.


1.07 “Chemistry with Vanessa”

Premiered: September 23, 2010

In this penultimate episode of season one, things are shaping up for Rose..

This episode features the song “A Well Kept Secret” by Late July.


1.08 “Out with Kenny”

Premiered: October 7, 2010

Coming out isn’t easy… even when you practice.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


Season Two

2.01 “Out with Dad”

Premiered: July 7, 2011

When we last saw Rose, she was practising coming out to dad – but will she? Does she have the courage? Inside she knows it’s time. But how will dad react if she does? Coming out can be the scariest thing a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning teen will ever go through.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


2.02 “Asking Out Alicia”

Premiered: July 21, 2011

Our first minisode of the season, next one will be a full length episode. Kenny finally finds the courage to ask out Alicia Van Harren, well, eventually.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


2.03 “Having it Out”

Premiered: August 4, 2011

Sometimes people say things they don’t realize are mean or hurtful. According to numerous sources, the average teenager hears 26 homophobic slurs in a day. Often, these things are said by our friends, classmates, family members. To Rose, comments like these ring louder than ever now that she’s out to herself and to a select few. What if coming out all the way out makes it even worse? What if she’s singled out because she’s gay? Is this what Vanessa is so afraid of? Is that why she’s behaving the way she has been? Questions like these can be overwhelming. Meanwhile, at home, Nathan has an unexpected encounter – which might have devastating consequences.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


2.04 “With Jacob and Vanessa”

Premiered: August 18, 2011

A difficult time for the LeMay family. Vanessa and her younger brother, Jacob, sit upon the steps as they listen in on their parents fighting. Jacob fears he might lose another sibling to something he doesn’t understand, and Vanessa realizes what is truly important to her.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


2.05 “Striking Out”

Premiered: September 1, 2011

Heartbreak. Anger. Sadness. Rose and Vanessa’s households are in turmoil following Nathan’s major parenting mistake. Luckily, Kenny is having a better day, showing that sometimes the good guy does get the girl.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.

This episode features the following songs:
“What’s Left” by Late July
Kristy May by The Elwins
“Every Song Ever Written” by Trio Arjento
“Goodnight Lovers, Goodnight Thieves” by Gavin Slate


2.06 “Working it Out”

Premiered: September 15, 2011

In our mid-season finale, Nathan tries what he can to apologize to Rose. Unable to forgive, Rose is still overwhelmed with the possibility of life without Vanessa.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.

Featuring the song “Apology” by Dan Beausoleil


2.07 “Out with PFLAG, Part I”

Premiered: March 2, 2012

We pick up right where we left off as Rose, Nathan and Johnny attend their first PFLAG sharing meeting. Two of the stories they hear are written by members of our audience in response to our call for story submissions. For the most part, the dialog spoken by our actors comes directly from their text – with only a few changes for dramatic purposes. Rose also happens to encounter a familiar face…

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


2.08 “Out with PFLAG, Part II”

Premiered: April 4, 2012

It’s intermission at the PFLAG sharing meeting, Claire makes a point of getting to know little more. After intermission, the group reconvenes to hear more stories, including Maureen and David’s (based on submitted text). At last, we get to hear from Rose and Nathan, typical of a sharing meeting: there are tears.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


2.09 “Chatting with Claire”

Premiered: April 23, 2012

Rose is chill’n on Facebook at a local coffee shop, when she gets an unexpected “friend request”. It’s Claire Daniels! The girl from the washroom, the girl from the PFLAG meeting! Great. Now what does Rose say?

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


2.10 “The Museum Outing”

Premiered: May 3, 2012

It’s going to be a good day for Rose and Kenny, her wingman, when they go to see Claire at her work, the Scarborough Museum. Meanwhile, Nathan does his best to get back into Angela’s good graces.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.

Featuring the song “Good Day” by Robyn Dell’Unto


2.11 “Out with Doubts”

Premiered: June 17, 2012

Rose is full of doubts. A chance encounter with Vanessa makes her even more confused. To make it an even worse day, both Nathan and Rose encounter homophobia and neither know how to deal with it.

Featuring the songs “It Was Real” by Livi and “White Lies” by Lesley Pike.


2.12 “Out of Mind”

Premiered: July 12, 2012

While Rose reads a letter from her overseas penpal, she and Claire awkwardly make small talk as the continue to get to know each other. The conversation gets very heavy when the subject of Vanessa comes up. It causes Rose to seriously consider things, as we wrap up our second season.

Featuring the songs “Girl Who Stole The Sun” by The Mittenz and “Side Swept” by Late July.


Rose’s Video Diary #1 “My First Video Diary”

Premiered January 3rd, 2013

Rose has decided it’s time to get back into an old habit: keeping a diary. Only this time she’s going do it by video!


Rose’s Video Diary #2 “School Dance?”

Premiered January 17th, 2013


In Rose’s second personal video diary, she discusses the dilemma of school dances. To go or not to go? It’s not always a simple question.


Rose’s Video Diary #3 “Changing Relationships”

Premiered January 31st, 2013

Rose reacts to the school semi-formal, and how relationships change over time.


Rose’s Video Diary #4 “My Pen-Pal Penny”

Premiered February 14th, 2013


We first heard Rose mention her pen-pal in the second season finale. She’s a little behind writing back, because she’s stuck on a few things. Maybe you can give her advice?


Rose’s Video Diary #5 “Inspiring Bravery”

Premiered February 28th, 2013

Rose is feeling quite inspired! She and Claire just walked home from school and all they talked about was amazing out and proud women. They spoke of Kathleen Wynne(Ontario’s first female premier), Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir the prime minister of Iceland, andJulie d’Aubigny – a 17th-century swordswoman, actor, singer and out bisexual.

It’s super cute how Rose is engaged, but she is still trying to find her bravery. “The bravery will come”, said David at Rose’s first PFLAG meeting. His words still stand out to her. Watch that episode by clicking here.


Rose’s Video Diary #6 “My dad is seeing someone!!!!!!”

Premiered March 14th, 2013


Rose may have discovered something her dad has been keeping from her for some reason.


Rose’s Video Diary #7 “Being LGBT in Catholic Schools”

Premiered March 6th, 2013

Rose responds with fear and anger to news article she recently read online “Bullied Catholic student speaks out”; about an out lesbian student in Windsor, Ontario who is being bullied by her religion teacher and is threatened with a lawsuit for speaking out. You may read the news article by clicking here.


Rose’s Video Diary #8 “Perfect Moment”

Premiered March 28th, 2013


It’s the middle of the night, and an old memory must have resurfaced in Rose’s dream. She’s awake just enough to grab her camera and record her memories, of a time when she and Vanessa could still be friends.


Rose’s Video Diary #9 “First Memory”

Premiered November 7th, 2013

Rose’s dad has just finished having “a talk” with her. She initially anticipated finally hearing about this new mystery woman in his life. However, it turns out they now have to sell Rose’s childhood home and move into an apartment. The idea of apartment hunting is foreign to her, as she feels like they’ve lived in their current home forever. She begins to reminisce and is surprised to discover what her first memory actually is.


Rose’s Video Diary #10 “Body Issues”

Premiered November 14th, 2013

Like so many girls her age, Rose is not happy with her appearance.


Rose’s Video Diary #11 “Chai Latte”

Premiered November 21st, 2013

For the first time ever, Rose records one of her personal video diaries in a public place! Maybe a little too public, as she gets an interruption by the barista who works at the coffee shop Rose visits.


Rose’s Video Diary #12 “The Spaghetti Scoop Conspiracy”

Premiered November 28st, 2013

For the first time ever, Rose records one of her personal video diaries in a public place! Maybe a little too public, as she gets an interruption by the barista who works at the coffee shop Rose visits.


Season Three

3.01 “Starting Out”

Premiered December 5, 2013

New beginnings for Rose & Nathan as they are finished moving into a new place, and Rose receives a meaningful new present from dad. Later, Claire invites her to dinner. Now she just has to figure out one thing: Is this a date?

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.

This episode features the song “Say Your Name” by Girl Who Got Away and “It Feels the Same” by Simon Walls.

 


3.02 “Dining In & Out”

Premiered December 6th, 2013

All families are strange in their own way. Now, it’s time for Rose to meet Claire’s.

Meanwhile, Angela has been understanding until now with Nathan’s dating failures but how will she deal with his latest, most serious, misstep?

Both Rose and Nathan explore the challenges of dating in “Dining In & Out”

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.

This episode features the song “My Lady in July” by Moragan Cameran Ross.


3.03 “Storming In & Out”

Premiered December 7th, 2013

Rose and Claire’s evening has turned out to be a bit more dramatic than they bargained for. Surprisingly for Rose, the drama doesn’t stop when she gets home.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


3.04 “Swashbuckling Adventures of Making Out”

Premiered December 8th, 2013

Rose and Claire decide to escape the messy real world by going to the movies. Nothing says escape like the swashbuckling adventures of Pete Winning and the Pirates.

Big thanks to our friends at Encore Cinemas who let us film at their box office and lobby.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


3.05 “Outed”

Premiered December 9th, 2013

Days since the events of the previous episodes, and something is different at school… soon Rose is mortified to discover she has become suddenly famous.

But it’s Vanessa’s life that is really falling apart. No best friend, no girlfriend and parents who refuse to let her be herself.

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


3.06 “Out With Song & Dance”

Premiered December 11th, 2013

It’s Out With Dad as you’ve never seen it before. Rose may be down but Claire has a cure for that.

Choreography by Noor Mohammed

“I Don’t Care Who Knows” Lyrics by: Adrian Ellis, Jason Leaver and Rebecca Rynsoever

Music composed by Adrian Ellis.


3.07 “Vanessa Alone”

Premiered March 11, 2014

When we last saw Vanessa, all the colour in her life has drained away and she chose to leave home. She hits the streets without a plan. Toronto is a big place, a place big enough to disappear, and be alone – if that’s what she chooses.

This is the first episode of Vanessa’s Story, the spin-off of Out With Dad shot in secret while filming the rest of season three. Vanessa’s Story episodes run in parallel to Out With Dad’s episodes.


3.08 “Catching up with Dad”

Premiered March 13, 2014

Rose and Dad are catching up while play catch on Toronto’s Centre Island. While dropping ball on some secrets, the biggest shock comes to them when they get home and someone is waiting for them.


3.09 “Vanessa Lost”

Premiered March 18, 2014

Despite having found a place to take refuge, Vanessa is still very lost. She’s scared, and the people she encounters aren’t making her situation any better. Meanwhile, her parents are feeling lost too – doing all they can to find her, despite the pain it causes.


3.10 “Going Out”

Premiered March 20, 2014

It’s an emotional time for Rose, as she struggles to make sense of her mixed feelings of worry for Vanessa and growing closeness with Claire. Yet even with turmoil, life goes on and we find the light amongst the darkness… and even laughter.


3.11 “Double Date with Dad”

Premiered March 25, 2014

We pick up right where we left off… Rose is about to meet Angela! This is a big (and weird) moment for her. Rose first learned about Angela during the summer, she even recorded a video diary about it. But now what? Awkwardness ensues…


3.12 “Vanessa’s Pain”

Premiered March 27, 2014

Vanessa is still lost. She has no phone. She has no hope. She has no idea what to do next. And so, she wanders. She winds up back at the flop house, only to encounter more trouble. Please note: this episode contains triggers, as written in the drop box to the right.

Trigger Warnings (contains spoilers)

Viewer discretion is advised. This video contains sexual assault, violence, abuse of a minor, swearing, implied drug use, drinking.

Spectateurs sensibles, s’abstenir. Cette video contient agression sexuelle, violence, abus de mineur, jurons, usage implicite de drogue, boisson.

Upozornění pro diváky: Toto video obsahuje sexuální napadení, násilí, sprostá slova, nepřímo zobrazené užití drog a pití alkoholu.

Attenzione, questo video potrebbe urtare la sensibilità dello spettatore. Contiene violenza sessuale, abuso di minore, linguaggio esplcito, riferimenti all’uso di droga e alcol. Deze video kan schokkende beelden bevatten.

Bevat aanranding, geweld, misbruik van een minderjarige, schelden, geïmpliceerd drugsgebruik, het drinken van alcohol.

Attenzione, questo video potrebbe urtare la sensibilità dello spettatore. Contiene violenza sessuale, abuso di minore, linguaggio esplcito, riferimenti all’uso di droga e alcol.

Deze video kan schokkende beelden bevatten. Bevat aanranding, geweld, misbruik van een minderjarige, schelden, geïmpliceerd drugsgebruik, het drinken van alcohol.


3.13 “Vanessa Runs”

Premiered April 1, 2014

Vanessa runs for her life. With no place to go and no one to turn to, she spends her first night on the street. This might be the longest night of her life. Will she ever find a little light in her darkness?


3.14 “Pushed Out”

Premiered April 2nd, 2014

Your next mid-season finale. Rose and Kenny discuss Vanessa’s runaway some more, but are interrupted by Claire who’s furious about homophobic Brittany Robinson. Unfortunately, Rose has an encounter with Brittany too – and it goes far beyond harsh words.  Please note: this episode contains triggers, as written in the drop box to the right.

Trigger Warnings (contains spoilers)

 Viewer discretion is advised. This video contains physical bullying, violence, humiliation.

Upozornění pro diváky: Toto video obsahuje fyzickou šikanu, násilí a ponížení.

Attenzione, questo video potrebbe urtare la sensibilità dello spettatore. Contiene atti di bullismo, violenza fisica e verbale.

Deze video kan schokkende beelden bevatten. Bevat fysiek pestgedrag, geweld, vernedering.

Attenzione, questo video potrebbe urtare la sensibilità dello spettatore. Contiene atti di bullismo, violenza fisica e verbale.

Deze video kan schokkende beelden bevatten. Bevat fysiek pestgedrag, geweld, vernedering.

Attenzione, questo video potrebbe urtare la sensibilità dello spettatore. Contiene atti di bullismo, violenza fisica e verbale.


3.15 “Vanessa’s Calm”

Premiered September 26, 2014

Vanessa finds some stability while staying at her brother’s as her and Matthew re-connect over breakfast.

 


3.16 “Stressing Out”

Premiered September 26, 2014

Nathan senses something is really upsetting Rose, but she won’t tell him what. Later in the day, Nathan receives an upsetting phone call from her gym teacher. Rose’s anxiety about the bullying at school increases.

 


3.17 “Out with PFLAG, Part III”

Premiered September 26, 2014

Rose and Nathan attend another PFLAG sharing meeting. They hear real life stories submitted by the audience. The stories are sad, horrifying, hilarious and encouraging. Nathan clues in that Rose is keeping something from him.

 


3.18 “Out with PFLAG, Part IV”

Premiered September 26, 2014

Picking up where we left off, Nathan’s worst fear comes true when he learns that Rose has been victimized at school. Meanwhile, Claire, Alicia and Nomee discuss the possibility of forming a Gay Straight Alliance at their school. Back home, Rose and Nathan discuss Rose being bullied, but also a lighter subject: her up coming birthday!

 


3.19 “Vanessa Meets Sera”

Premiered September 26, 2014

Vanessa meets Matthew’s friend Sera* who tries to show Vanessa that change is possible.

*Sera is a crossover character from Leslieville web series.

 


3.20 “Getting it Out”

Premiered September 26, 2014

Rose deals with the bullying by going to her principal and to her friends, while Nathan consults Johnny for help. Johnny also gives Angela an insight into the death of Rose’s mother.

 


3.21 “Vanessa Goes Home”

Premiered September 26, 2014

Vanessa reluctantly returns home, surprises await her.

 


3.22 “With Family and Friends”

Premiered September 26, 2014

In this season finale episode, Nathan follows through on his promise to Rose to come out of his parents, as a father of a gay child. After that, there is only one thing left to do: party!

 

Season Four


4.01 “Drinks with Dad”

Premiered May 14, 2015

Rose and her dad are grabbing a pint together, when a cute waitress catches her attention… no harm in that, right?

 


4.00 “Awkward Moment with Dad” (a teaser episode)

Premiered May 4, 2015

In this Season 4 opening, Rose and Dad are grabbing a celebratory drink at the local pub, kicking off the start of Rose’s university career. Despite the fact she still lives at home, they must make time to keep up with one another.