Love and Luck Season One Episodes
Jason and Kane set up their first date. This is the prologue to Love and Luck, our queer slice of life love story with a touch of magic, told via voicemails.
Kane and Jason go on their first few dates and get a feel for each other. They keep missing each other’s calls, but that turns out to be okay, since they’re both just as bad at taking their phones off silent as each other.
Jason and Kane spend more time together and grow closer. A slip of the tongue reveals Jason’s feelings, which he doesn’t handle in the best way. Fortunately, it’s nothing some honest communication can’t fix.
Kane and Jason have started not even picking up each other’s calls, waiting for a voicemail delivery instead. It’s weird, but they’re enjoying themselves, and that’s the important thing.
Jason struggles with yet another unsuccessful job interview. It sometimes feels like nothing goes right, but he’s glad to have such a nice boyfriend.
Kane jokes about magically removing Jason’s hangover, and they’re both surprised when it seems to actually work. Kane laughs it off, but Jason’s pretty sure it wasn’t just a coincidence.
It’s Jason’s birthday, which Kane has to remind him to actually celebrate. A couple more ‘coincidences’ has Kane wondering if maybe there’s something to the magic idea after all.
Further experiments with magic puts Kane in a position where he can no longer deny that it’s real.
Jason and Kane kind of hate having to live in separate homes. They miss each other when they’re apart. Maybe it’s time to consider moving in together?
Kane and Jason begin planning to move in together, but there’s a lot of tiny details to figure out. Jason leaves Kane a lot of very drunk but loving voicemails, and their bond grows stronger.
Kane worries about the potential for unethical uses of their newly discovered powers.
Jason magically stumbles across a run down old bar that might be just the place for him and Kane to call home. The possibility of opening a business together is raised, and although it’s scary, is considered.
Another slip of the tongue has Jason leaving more flustered voicemails for Kane.
Kane dreams about the good they could do with the bar, and pulls off some magic that gets him thinking about his deceased mother.
Jason and Kane have dinner with Jason’s friend Pat, and practise their emotion affecting magic while they’re at it, which brings up an ethical question.
The world is hard, and Kane struggles with what it means to want to do good, or to try and do good. Jason finds himself unexpectedly relaxed about their upcoming cohabitation.
Kane needs a reminder that being part of a couple means letting your partner look after you sometimes, and Jason struggles with the biggest thing Kane could ever ask of him.
It’s time to move in! It’s busy week for the boys as it’s Kane’s birthday, moving day, and then their first anniversary. Jason finds himself deeply attached to the bar downstairs, and is ready to make a commitment to the business.
Work is in progress for getting the bar ready to open! It’s a rough balancing act in the lead up though, there’s a lot to do and Kane is still pulling full time hours at his call centre job.
Kane struggles with his anxiety, but Jason is happy to support him. The boys try to figure out what type of magic users they are. Wizards? Mages? Sorcerers? Magiqueers?
Jason magics his way into befriending a local radio host, and Kane is concerned about the ethical implications.
Kane is up late due to anxiety, and spends some time reflecting.
The boys go on Cindy’s radio show to drum up interest for the Best of Luck Bar.
It’s the Best of Luck Bar’s opening night! Tonight’s the night when the hard work pays off!
A young homeless gay man ends up at the Best of Luck Bar looking for somewhere to crash, and Kane and Jason have no hesitation in taking him in.
Victor’s father tracks him to the Best of Luck Bar and unleashes a lot of anger at the bar and its inhabitants. Jason and Kane do their best to protect Victor and the bar.
Jason tries to cast some magic wards to protect the Best of Luck Bar. They are tested when Victor’s father returns to the bar.
Kane and Jason officially give Victor a job. When young lesbian couple Sarah and Mira arrive, the boys find themselves with some new boarders.
Victor moves into his own room in a sharehouse, and leaves Kane and Jason some voicemails.
Jason’s in the country for his sister’s engagement party, and isn’t happy about it. He freaks out a little bit when Kane admits to liking weddings - does Kane want to get married some day?
Jason makes a new friend in a construction contractor on his way home from the country, and plans to remodel the upstairs of the Best of Luck Bar get made. Kane once again has some concerns for the ethics of magic.
Victor and Mira leave some voicemails at the front of the Best of Luck Bar, as does a woman named Helen, who is looking for somewhere to stay.
Helen arrives at the bar, and Jason feels like she’s going to be around for a while. Kane goes bed and manchester shopping for the spare rooms, and accidentally magics his way into some good deals.
It’s Jason’s 30th birthday and he wanted a surprise - but he’s a lot less happy about that decision the closer it gets to his party. Fortunately, the people around him have strong resolve.
While out shopping, Kane sees some homophobic posters posted around the neighbourhood, and isn’t handling it very well.
The homophobic posters are still around, and everyone in the Best of Luck Bar is feeling tense.
Jason and Kane do their best to look after Michael. News travels fast, and soon everyone in the community has heard about the gay bashing.
Jason strengthens the wards and tries to build a magical beacon to draw those who need sanctuary to the Best of Luck Bar.
Things are still tense at the Best of Luck Bar, but people are doing their best to live their lives normally. Helen has her birthday, Michael does some art lessons, and Jason reflects on his place in the world.
With the arrival of a boarder who uses a wheelchair, Kane and Jason realize they dropped the ball on accessibility a little, and do their best to make arrangements to fix the situation.
Kane tries out his magic as a sleep aid, construction on the bar’s new bedroom continues, and Kane and Jason celebrate their second anniversary.
The homophobic posters are back, and the boys do their best to soothe their customers. Kane organizes a quick urban getaway as a belated anniversary celebration.
Repairs on the Best of Luck’s facade are in progress, and Kane finds himself wearing a little thin trying to look after everyone and care for his own anxiety at the same time. But we’re all in this together, and everyone helps out how they can.
Another gay bashing leaves a man bleeding on the Best of Luck Bar’s doorstop. Jason gets him to the hospital and stays with him there to support him.
Jason calls Eileen to see if anything she knows can help them put a stop to the hate crimes.
Eileen arrives at the bar, Jason is still at the hospital with Ricardo, and the question of how to deal with the escalation of violence is heavy in Kane’s mind.
Ricardo is discharged from hospital, but before anyone can celebrate, another attack pushes Kane over the edge of his pacifism.
Jason and Kane go homophobe hunting. But is that even a good idea? What will they do if they find them?
Kane and Jason are safe, and return to the Best of Luck Bar. The attacks have been ended, and the community can now begin to heal.