I don’t know how anyone who’s not a faggy metrosexual can stomach anything on network-tv anymore. Limp-wristed, catty sarcasm permeates everything. It’s just embarrassing beyond words how American culture has devolved.
I prefer to grab up dvd’s of older shows like “Gunsmoke,” “The Untouchables,” “Have Gun Will Travel” and such, which were more reflective of a country that used to have grit. As opposed to a deviant sewer.
I always find it weird that in tv-land, average American young males wear sports coats and nice shirts even while lounging around. They talk in sort of hybrid gay-intellectual kind of way and are subservient to any females who are always wise and prescient. The males are usually semi-idiots who need strong women to show them how to navigate the world.
In the old tv days, we laughed at depictions of mothers wearing dresses and pearls while they did the housework. The dads wore ties even while they sat in the easy chair. Both descriptions of average Americans are faulty. But at least in the old days, girls were girls and men were men. Mister we could use a man like Herbert Hoover again...oops, sorry.....lapsing into memories.
I started recording old reliable standbys like “Leave It To Beaver,” and “The Dick Van Dyke” show to show my kid. He whined about them being in black and white - at first - but he ended up enjoying them. This was in response to my coming home one day and finding my wife watching “Glee” with him. I instantly said “No,” and took him to the other room. So far as I know, she is respecting my rule for him not to watch that garbage. I told her I wanted him watching the shows I grew up on because they were still wholesome and clean. She thinks I am old fashioned but I really don’t give a crap.