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Comparing the suburbs in S1Ep02 of "Father Knows Best" and the Pilot of "Desperate Housewives"

I recently showed two episodes of suburban TV in a class involving the study of the American suburbs. I asked students to look at five dimensions of the two episodes in question – “ 528 more words


Do I have to do this, too?

I remember, as a kid, singing from the hymnbook in church and after awhile realizing I was singing the words, but my mind was somewhere else.  735 more words

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'Father Knows Best' LaVar Ball Is No Jim Anderson

(10-2-17) In the 1950’s the TV show ‘Father Knows Best’ was a show about an everyday, run of the mill family that lived in Springfield, Illinois, the Andersons. 216 more words

August 29 @ I Chronicles 15-19

I Chronicles 15-19 (NLT link)

Discover His heart: His response to our request is always what is best for us

No one likes being told “No, you can’t have that” or “No, you can’t do that,” etc.  605 more words

Daily Devotions

Truth or Consequences: Why Don't Politicians Act Better in a 24 Hour Media Cycle?

Years ago, when Television was younger, there was a popular show called Truth or Consequences. It started as an NBC radio show in the 1950s hosted by… 380 more words


Famous Fathers: The Most Influential Dads in Television History

Dave, Josh, pop culture historian Kevin Pokorny and his son, Ben, along with our listeners talk about top TV Dads including Howard Cunningham (‘Happy Days’), Andy Taylor (‘The Andy Griffith Show’), Jim Anderson (‘Father Knows Best’), Mike Brady (‘The Brady Bunch’), Phil Dunphy (‘Modern Family’), and despite the recent controversy, Cliff Huxtable (The Cosby Show’). 18 more words

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