The Correlation Between Sit-Coms Between The 1950's And 1980

279 Words2 Pages
This passage analyzed sit-coms between the 1950’s and 1980’s. Essentially, the authors’ argued: narratives in family based shows either reflect the practices and attitudes of a society, or represent the goals of that society. It discussed; the correlation between real life families and how they were depicted on television, the standard structure of sit-coms, and the internalization resulting from viewing these shows. Popular TV shows such as The Cosby Show, and Leave it to Beaver were exemplified to demonstrate that the shows have a lot of representation on how American families were, and society either has a desire to reclaim those norms, or people tend to shy away from said ‘traditional’ narratives. The text utilized scientific research

More about The Correlation Between Sit-Coms Between The 1950's And 1980

Open Document