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News Taboo Featured on "Queer Eye" Rebroadcast Nov. 26 Rosie O'Donnell and the cast of Taboo make a guest appearance on "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" Nov. 26.
Euan Morton in Taboo
Euan Morton in Taboo Photo by Joan Marcus

The episode, which premiered Nov. 25 on Bravo, will be rebroadcast from 8-9 PM Nov. 26 on NBC. In an episode titled "Mr. Clean Comes Clean: Bald Is Beautiful," a 36-year-old married lawyer from West Orange, N.J., receives the Fab Five treatment. Richard, who is a fan of Broadway, is treated to a rare backstage visit at Taboo, the new Boy George musical at the Plymouth Theatre.

"Queer Eye" culture maven Jai Rodriguez escorts Richard backstage: while there, he has the chance to meet O'Donnell, Boy George, Liz McCartney and other members of the cast. O'Donnell also presents Richard with a bag of Taboo merchandise and a poster signed by the entire cast.

"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" features five gay men — Jai Rodriguez, culture maven; Kyan Douglas, grooming guru; Ted Allen, food and wine connoisseur; Carson Kressley, fashion savant; and Thom Filicia, design doctor — who lend their talents each week to help re-create a straight guy.

The program was created by David Collins, who — while visiting a Boston gallery — overhead a woman unfavorably comparing her schlubby husband to three fab-looking gay men. The gay men overheard as well and offered the woman advice for her spouse. Collins told AP, "As I left with my buddy, I jokingly said, 'That was kind of the queer eye for the straight guy.' These guys swooped in there and helped this man out."

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