"Samantha Jones had been acting as a surrogate mother for me for so long that it only made sense that she became my real TV mom."

The major thing Sex and the City got right about Kim Cattrall was recognizing that she's a comedic actress.

And a damn good one. But, thankfully, Peacock's Queer as Folk has leaned fully into Cattrall's camp bona fides, making her Brenda Beaumont a true, and often hilarious, highlight of the newly reimagined series.

First, let's take Brenda's character description: "a martini-soaked, high society Southern debutante with trailer park roots.

If that doesn't scream "GAY ICON" in five octaves, what does? As the mother of two gay sons, Julian (Ryan O'Connell) and Brodie (Devin Way), Brenda struggles to connect with them. But on set, O'Connell and Way found the opposite was true.

"Samantha Jones had been acting as a surrogate mother for me for so long that it only made sense that she became my real TV mom," O'Connell tells EW, referring, naturally, to Cattrall's iconic SATC character.

"Kim is so incredible," he continues. "She's like, I don't know, she's just really f---ing cool.