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Desperate Housewives; Dutiful Househusbands: #TBT Chapter 4

Chapter Four The 1990s and the new millenium  II. THE NON-TRADITIONAL FAMILY AND THE EXTENDED FAMILY Full House      Just prior to Roseanne coming onto the scene, Full House (1987-1995) hit prime time Fridays, and introduced a very loose definition of … Continue reading

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Desperate Housewives; Dutiful Househusbands: #TBT Chapter 3

Chapter Three The Family in Situation Comedies; the 1970s to the 1990s  I. THE 1960S: SOCIAL AND CULTURAL TRANSITION During the 1960s the concept of the “All-American family” which appeared so often in the 1950s sitcoms underwent a radical change. This change … Continue reading

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