For a lot of people (especially in the US) Ellen Degeneres coming out was a big deal. When she did come out, her character on her sitcom (which was called “Ellen”), Ellen Morgan, also came out. That episode and the season following it was a pretty groundbreaking thing back then. So, for those baby dykes out there who haven’t actually seen this, here you go.
From Season 4, the “puppy” episode. Ellen Morgan meets Susan, realizes some things and takes the leap:
Season 5. Ellen is out and meets a new lady, Laurie.