Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic: The Origin returns on Saturday to continue the saga of the Foxworth family.The twisted origins and secrets of the wealthy Foxworth family are revealed in this prequel to Flowers in the Attic, based on the novel Garden of Shadows by V.C.

Andrews. For the television adaptation, writers incorporated a gay storyline not found in the books.The third episode of Flowers in the Attic focuses on the gay romance between Joel Foxworth (played by queer British actor Luke Fetherston) and Foxworth’s family’s employee Harry (played by British actor Jordan Peters).

The series recounts the story of Olivia, the grandmother of the Dollanganger children. The new episode revolves around Joel’s struggles with his rising sexuality and romance with one of their housekeepers, leading him to undergo conversion therapy in the 1920s and 1930s.